US Congressman proud of his Donegal roots

Brendan and his brother Kevin, with their father
Brendan and his brother Kevin, with their father

A US Congressman tipped to be a future president continues his visit to the Northwest today.

Brendan Boyle's father Frank is a native of Glencolmcille while the Democrat representative also has family members living in Donegal Town.

He was formally welcomed back to Donegal, for the first time since his election, at a council function on Friday.

Speaking on today's Shaun Doherty Show Mr Boyle pointed out the importance of his Donegal roots.

his Donegal heritage is to him: