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The Emmigrants Commemorative Centre

Fáilte – Carna, Connemara

Welcome to The Emigration and Diaspora Centre Project – Carna, Connemara. 
This is the story of Connemara and emigration.

Our Ambassadors

Martin J. Walsh

Mayor of Boston

Danny O’Flaherty

Founder of Celtic Nations Festival, Louisiana

Maureen Coyne Norris

Co-founder of the Maine Irish Heritage Centre, Portland, Maine

Ollamh Michael Connolly

Professor of History, St. Joseph’s College, Maine

Roisin Ni Chatháin

B.T.W.S. Architects, London

Margaret Craven

Former State Senator, Maine

Liam Cosgrave

Former Taoiseach (Prime Minister of Ireland)

Professor John E. McDonough

Professor of Practice, TH Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University

Joanne Riley

Head of Archives Department, University of Massachusetts

Mary Pat Kelly

Journalist and author, New York

Darren Donovan

Managing Principal, KPMG in the North East of the United States.

Ms. Terry Fitzgerald

Revenue Cycle Process Manager, Valley Medical Center

Mary Cloherty-Gaborek

Insurance company manager in McHenry in the Chicago area.

Pilar Fallon

Barrister-at-Law, Dublin.


Carna Emigrants Centre is a non profit organisation and relies heavily on its amazing volunteers and donations from the public. If wish to help us, click the button below and donate however much you can spare. Thank You...


Emigrants and Diaspora Centre Office
c/o Údarás na Gaeltachta House,
Carna, Connemara,
Co. Galway


Phone (Secretary):
+353 87 3983189
Phone (Chairman):
+353 87 2515352