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How Sharon has social media for business all sussed out 2 days ago

How Sharon has social media for business all sussed out

By  •  Business

by Sharon Hearty, a Donegal Town-based coach in Strategic Digital & Social Communication for CEOs & Senior Executives and Entrepreneurs

No longer is the social media space just for the younger generation or …
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Events: Sally Murphy shares the art of storytelling 3 days ago

Events: Sally Murphy shares the art of storytelling

What’s your story?

That’s the question communications consultant Sally Murphy challenged local women in business to answer at today’s meet-up.

As the founder of Murphy Communication, Sally is a creative …
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New Mná na hÉireann fund aims to empower 1,000 women 4 days ago

New Mná na hÉireann fund aims to empower 1,000 women

By  •  Business

The Mná na hÉireann – Women of Ireland Fund has been launched today to empower 1,000 women to secure employment across Ireland over the next three years.

The fund will be …
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Anne Tuohy ‘absolutely thrilled’ with UK Dragon recognition 4 days ago

Anne Tuohy ‘absolutely thrilled’ with UK Dragon recognition

Anne Tuohy, aka Room Junkie, is the only Irish Interior Designer to be personally chosen by former UK Dragon investor Theo Paphitis as a winner of his #SBS business awards.


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Meet Samantha Kelly, the woman bringing #TwitterMagic to Donegal 6 days ago

Meet Samantha Kelly, the woman bringing #TwitterMagic to Donegal

Samantha Kelly is a leading social media strategist, speaker and trainer who runs her thriving online businesses from her home in Co. Wexford.

Samantha is the founder of the Women’s Inspire …
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Events: A healthy morning in the Salt Caves at Pontemed Clinic 2 weeks ago

Events: A healthy morning in the Salt Caves at Pontemed Clinic

The Pontemed health clinic in Letterkenny opened its doors on Tuesday 12th February for a ‘Women’s Health’ morning full of talks, demonstrations and informative insights into their specialised services.

Pontemed …
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DWBN springing into new season with three top events 2 weeks ago

DWBN springing into new season with three top events

Get your diaries out, because the Donegal Women in Business Network have a fantastic schedule of events for February and March 2019!

The non-profit support group for entrepreneurial women is …
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Anna Daly bringing star quality to Women’s Inspire Donegal 2 weeks ago

Anna Daly bringing star quality to Women’s Inspire Donegal

Anna has been revealed as MC for the highly-anticipated gathering of inspirational speakers from the worlds of business, creativity and diversity.

Most of us will know Anna from her role …
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Hanna Hats reaches a new peak 4 weeks ago

Hanna Hats reaches a new peak

The team, who are famous for their Peaky Blinders style creations, unveiled their new collection in collaboration with InterTradeIreland Fusion graduate Rachel Blanckensee and North West Regional College at Ireland’s Creative Expo …
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Events: A celebratory year begins for Donegal Women in Business 4 weeks ago

Events: A celebratory year begins for Donegal Women in Business

Twenty years ago, local women in enterprise gained a group that they could belong to, gain support from and contribute to in their own unique way.

The voluntary non-profit network …
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Deirdre’s delight as Harvey’s Point is named best hotel in Ireland 4 weeks ago

Deirdre’s delight as Harvey’s Point is named best hotel in Ireland

Donegal hotelier Deirdre McGlone and the team at Harvey’s Point are on a high after regaining their top place on the list of Ireland’s Top Hotels.

The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice yesterday …
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Young entrepreneur Katie triumphs in Irish Women’s Awards 1 month ago

Young entrepreneur Katie triumphs in Irish Women’s Awards

The 18-year-old was named as Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the inaugural Irish Women’s Awards 2019 last night.

The Women’s Inspire Donegal line-up is revealed! 1 month ago

The Women’s Inspire Donegal line-up is revealed!

The Women’s Inspire Network is coming to Donegal on 10th April for one of the biggest business events of the year.

Set in Harvey’s Point, this one-day ‘Overcoming Challenges’ event will bring …
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Donegal Women in Business Network prepare to celebrate 20th anniversary 1 month ago

Donegal Women in Business Network prepare to celebrate 20th anniversary

Donegal Women in Business Network are marking a milestone year in 2019, celebrating 20 years of success for the voluntary, not-for-profit, peer-support group for local women.

The DWBN 20th anniversary celebrations …
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‘It is an honour’ – Glenties-born cybersecurity expert wins prestigious award 1 month ago

‘It is an honour’ – Glenties-born cybersecurity expert wins prestigious award

Queen’s University Belfast Professor Máire O’Neill has been awarded US$30,000 in the Blavatnik Awards, which honour outstanding young scientists under the age of 42.

Professor O’Neill, who is from Glenties, …
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How to work from home – sanely! 2 months ago

How to work from home – sanely!

2019 looks set to see more people than ever take the 9-5 into their own hands and become a home entrepreneur. It’s never been easier to work remotely and make …
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How Lisa’s gift evokes ‘just happy tears’ around the world 2 months ago

How Lisa’s gift evokes ‘just happy tears’ around the world

Donegal writer Lisa McKelvey, founder of JustHappyTears, has spent the past two years preserving personal life and love stories into poetic gifts.

It’s not unusual for her to be found …
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Sharon’s guide to being business ready for 2019 2 months ago

Sharon’s guide to being business ready for 2019

Sharon Hearty, based in Donegal Town, has more than 25 years of experience in marketing communications and business development.

After many years in corporate and non-profit in the UK, …
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Jameson searching for Donegal graduates with “serious character” for international programme 2 months ago

Jameson searching for Donegal graduates with “serious character” for international programme

By  •  Business

Irish Distillers is looking for Donegal graduates with serious character to join the 2019/20 Jameson International Graduate Programme.

The programme provides graduates with the opportunity to realise their personal and …
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Iconic businesswoman Deirdre McGlone honoured as a Thought Leader 2 months ago

Iconic businesswoman Deirdre McGlone honoured as a Thought Leader

Deirdre, the Managing Director at Harvey’s Point Hotel, has been honoured as a Thought Leader in tourism and hospitality by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation.

The self-proclaimed ‘Happy Hotelier’ has …
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DonegalWoman.ie and Women’s Inspire join forces for national conference 3 months ago

DonegalWoman.ie and Women’s Inspire join forces for national conference

The global online Women’s Inspire Network have set their sights on Donegal for their sixth annual conference.

On April 10th 2019, women in business, WIN members and non-members will …
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Laura’s ‘amazing’ win as Muff Gin tickles taste buds in China 3 months ago

Laura’s ‘amazing’ win as Muff Gin tickles taste buds in China

Muff Gin from Donegal has won a second international gold medal – less than one year since its launch.

The potato-based craft gin from Inishowen impressed the judges of the ‘World …
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Unique gifts and family fun in store for Stranorlar Christmas Craft Fair 3 months ago

Unique gifts and family fun in store for Stranorlar Christmas Craft Fair

The BASE in Stranorlar and Donegal Women in Business Network are hosting a Christmas Craft Fair this Saturday 17th November from 11am to 4pm.

This festive event is a great …
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Designer crafts new love for Donegal Tweed 3 months ago

Designer crafts new love for Donegal Tweed

A young fashion designer is attracting a whole new fanbase for traditional Donegal tweed by creating a stunning range of designs for men, ladies and children.  

‘Love Mo Chuisle’ …
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Lottie gets to work inspiring women in engineering 4 months ago

Lottie gets to work inspiring women in engineering

The Lottie Tour is well underway this Engineers Week as 150 volunteers bring Lottie Dolls to their labs, offices and work sites to show the world what a little girl can …
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Success is assured for Letterkenny’s Kristine Reynolds 4 months ago

Success is assured for Letterkenny’s Kristine Reynolds

Ms Reynolds was awarded the 2018 Life Assurance Educational Achievement Award at the 2018 Brokers Ireland Annual Lunch last week.

She was the joint winner of the accolade alongside Kate …
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Events: Donegal celebrates National Women in Enterprise Day in style 4 months ago

Events: Donegal celebrates National Women in Enterprise Day in style

Donegal needs more female entrepreneurs and the female-led businesses already in the county need to be encouraged to act locally but to grow globally – that was one of the …
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Local ‘mná’ networking together in the Donegal Gaeltacht 4 months ago

Local ‘mná’ networking together in the Donegal Gaeltacht

By  •  Business

‘Networking Together in the Donegal Gaeltacht’ will hear from women in business and education to uncover opportunities in the thriving region.

The event, held in partnership with Údarás na Gaeltachta …
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Entrepreneurs urged to ‘go global’ on National Women’s Enterprise Day 5 months ago

Entrepreneurs urged to ‘go global’ on National Women’s Enterprise Day

Donegal’s entrepreneurs are being urged to ‘fashion their future by going global’ at this year’s National Women’s Enterprise Day conference on October 18th in An Grianan Hotel in Burt.

Organised by Local …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business learn to tap into video 5 months ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business learn to tap into video

We’ve been hearing how video is the future of social media communication for years now, but creating good videos and sharing them effectively is a highly sought-after skill.

Up …
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Meet the duo launching Donegal’s first Food and Gin Tours 7 months ago

Meet the duo launching Donegal’s first Food and Gin Tours

Two Donegal women with a passion for food and tourism have launched Donegal Food Tours.

Locals and visitors are in for an adventure of the senses when the first tour kicks …
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Events: New DWBN hotdesk is open for business 8 months ago

Events: New DWBN hotdesk is open for business

The DWBN organisation for entrepreneurial women in Donegal has opened an AIB-sponsored working space for the use of members in the CoLab in Letterkenny.

The hotdesk in the CoLab co-working …
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Women’s Inspire road trip to visit Donegal 8 months ago

Women’s Inspire road trip to visit Donegal

The Women’s Inspire national network are bringing the popular #WheresHelena tour to Harvey’s Point hotel outside Donegal Town on Thursday at 7pm.

Samantha Kelly aka @twittergoddess and Helena Gilhooly are …
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Free CoLab working space to be launched for Donegal women in business 8 months ago

Free CoLab working space to be launched for Donegal women in business

The DWBN are officially launching a free AIB sponsored Hot desk for local women in enterprise in the coworking space in the CoLab, at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

The event on Wednesday …
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Melanie makes her mark at Lithuanian business conference 9 months ago

Melanie makes her mark at Lithuanian business conference

First year accounting student Melanie recently made an impressive educational achievement when she presented her business project in Lithuania.

I-STEP is an Erasmus Plus funded project which focuses on the development …
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Deirdre’s honourable invite to the Áras 9 months ago

Deirdre’s honourable invite to the Áras

Deirdre, who is the ‘Happy Hotelier’ of Harvey’s Point, was invited as a role model businesswoman to an evening with the President of Ireland on May 4th.

Deirdre is a …
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Dervla McKay leads the way with new career appointment 9 months ago

Dervla McKay leads the way with new career appointment

By  •  Business

Aircoach, Ireland’s leading private bus and coach operator, has announced the appointment of Dervla McKay as their new managing director.

Donegal native Ms McKay started in …
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Events: Making businesses bloom at the DWBN garden party 9 months ago

Events: Making businesses bloom at the DWBN garden party

The Donegal Women in Business Network had a warm welcome for new visitors from Northern Ireland at today’s cross-border afternoon tea event at Dunmore Gardens, Carrigans.

The beautiful country house, …
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Donegal Women in Business bring cross-border networking to a beautiful setting 10 months ago

Donegal Women in Business bring cross-border networking to a beautiful setting

Many business ideas for women start at their kitchen or coffee table amidst the day to day goings on in their personal and family life.

Decisions, …
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Events: Top Donegal creatives host celebratory showcase 10 months ago

Events: Top Donegal creatives host celebratory showcase

Ten talented designers and makers have this week celebrated many achievements on their final day of training with Creative Coast Donegal and the Design and Craft Council of Ireland (DCCI).


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Carndonagh dog lover opens Pawsh Hotel for Dogs 10 months ago

Carndonagh dog lover opens Pawsh Hotel for Dogs

The Carndonagh businesswoman has this week welcomed her first residents to her custom-made luxury home-away-from-home for dogs. Three puppies checked in last night, and today there are five pooches enjoying …
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Creative Donegal woman’s agency wins two international awards 11 months ago

Creative Donegal woman’s agency wins two international awards

Creative agency Red Dog, founded by Mary Doherty, is celebrating on the double this week after two triumphs at two international awards ceremonies.

The agency was awarded …
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Events: Team WISE invites Donegal women to find their fresh start 11 months ago

Events: Team WISE invites Donegal women to find their fresh start

The ‘A Fresh Start for Women’ event by the WISE Project was held on Thursday March 22nd to explore the many avenues of employment, education and self-employment that are open …
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Emma Boylan to host unmissable branding workshop 11 months ago

Emma Boylan to host unmissable branding workshop

By  •  Business

It can be a difficult one but Emma has the answers. Find out what makes you unique, proactive and amazing with Emma Boylan from Outside the Box!

If you are …
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Maria announces the closure of her beloved Happy Camper 12 months ago

Maria announces the closure of her beloved Happy Camper

Maria Mc Cormack from Churchill has announced that she will call time on The Happy Camper at Glenveagh – one of the most iconic pop-up cafes in Donegal.

The colourful …
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How these students clocked-up success in their first business 12 months ago

How these students clocked-up success in their first business

Two transition year students of St. Columba’s College Stranorlar are hoping it will be their time to shine at this week’s Student Enterprise Awards.

The Donegal mini-company final will see …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business mark milestones on March 8th 12 months ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business mark milestones on March 8th

The Donegal Women in Business Network hosted a successful Start-Up Clinic & Exhibition as part of Local Enterprise Week on March 8th.

The AIB-backed event saw entrepreneurs of all careers …
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Words of advice from Twin Towns business women 12 months ago

Words of advice from Twin Towns business women

By  •  Business

Ballybofey & Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce interviewed prominent business women in the Twin Towns and asked what insights and words of wisdom they would pass on to entrepreneurs following in their footsteps.

Annemarie …
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Donegal Girl Bosses unite for Warehouse’s Women In Business Brunch 12 months ago

Donegal Girl Bosses unite for Warehouse’s Women In Business Brunch

Warehouse Bar + Kitchen are hosting a “Women In Business Brunch” this Thursday the 8th March at 1pm. As it’s International Women’s Day, and Donegal Local Enterprise Week, Warehouse are combining …
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Anjali’s beauty school dream comes true 12 months ago

Anjali’s beauty school dream comes true

Motivated pupils are now being invited to enrol at Donegal’s first fully-private Beauty College, which opened this month in Letterkenny.

The Saffron College of Hair and Beauty  opened at Tobins …
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