Gallaghers gathering will boost tourism in Donegal

A call has been made to Ireland’s diaspora to come home to where the heart is.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny urged the 70 million people worldwide of Irish descent, and even those who just want a touch of Irishness, to make a trip to the Emerald Isle next year to be part of The Gathering 2013

Villages and towns in every county have been urged to stage events celebrating their history to attract their long lost emigrants for a holiday back home.

Several clans – including the Gallaghers of Donegal are inviting their namesakes back to a gathering of their people.

King of the Gallaghers in Donegal, Adrian Gallagher, said these type of events can help promote the county....