Pictured (l. to r.): Greg Whelan, Brendan Sheehan, Gillian Armitage, Eoin Ó Brolchain, Ambassador Marianne Bolger, Gearóid Ó Foighil, Helen Costello, Pa Finucane, Deirdre Ó Brolchain, Cllr Ger Darcy.
The new Irish Ambassador to the Kingdom of Jordan paid a visit to Cloughjordan recently to meet with local community representatives and learn more about the 800 year old historical connection between Cloughjordan and Jordan.
After meeting at the Friendship Stone of Jordan public sculpture public on Main Street, the party were welcomed by Peter Baker to Cloughjordan House where written tradition tells of the De Marisco Knight bringing back a stone from the River Jordan and incorporating into his castle, now part of the main house.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.