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Wellness guru connects school programme to unique new app 2 days ago

Wellness guru connects school programme to unique new app

Aoibheann Gallen, from Ballylast, is the founder of ReNew – a mindfulness, relaxation and life skills programme for young people and adults. Aoibheann is based in Stranorlar and has been …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business set out to find their ‘Wow’ 3 weeks ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business set out to find their ‘Wow’

Business consultant and PRO Evelyn Mc Glynn (Evelyn McMarketing) led a workshop last night in Jackson’s Hotel to give an energising talk on marketing and goal-setting for business.

‘If it’s …
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Got business goals for 2018? Here’s a motivational workshop for you 3 weeks ago

Got business goals for 2018? Here’s a motivational workshop for you

By  •  Business

Donegal Women in Business Network present their first event of the year on next Tuesday night January 30th in Jackson’s Hotel Ballybofey 7.30pm. Registration from 7pm.

A “Marketing, Motivation and Planning For The Year Ahead” workshop will …
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AIB Donegal secures Masterclass for female enterpreneurs 3 weeks ago

AIB Donegal secures Masterclass for female enterpreneurs

AIB has launched Women in Enterprise, an accelerator education and mentoring programme for ambitious, female entrepreneurs.

This February, women in Donegal and surrounding areas are invited to sign up for …
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Donegal’s best young entrepreneurs scoop two regional titles 1 month ago

Donegal’s best young entrepreneurs scoop two regional titles

By  •  Business

Donegal will have two businesses in the National Finals of the competition for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) in March after Thomas McLaughlin of Tadáias and Ciara McGlynn …
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Inishowen woman co-crafts a ‘cheeky’ new Muff Liquor Company 1 month ago

Inishowen woman co-crafts a ‘cheeky’ new Muff Liquor Company

This Irish Potato gin is the debut product from The Muff Liquor Company, co-founded by Inishowen entrepreneur Laura Bonner and her business partner Tom Russell from Manchester.

Muff Gin hasn’t …
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Clothing company founder Katie enjoys ‘a bit of a crazy start’ to 2018 1 month ago

Clothing company founder Katie enjoys ‘a bit of a crazy start’ to 2018

Katie, the 17-year-old founder of K.T. Clothing Co., was nominated in the Young Entrepreneur of the Year category of the inaugural awards which celebrate the hard work of the best …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business mark a marvelous year with Christmas lunch 2 months ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business mark a marvelous year with Christmas lunch

Members of the network gathered in the festive wonderland of the Letterkenny hotel to reflect on the year and look ahead to an even more prosperous future.

The DWIBN has …
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Me and My Business: Why Clare’s style never goes out of fashion 3 months ago

Me and My Business: Why Clare’s style never goes out of fashion

“It is wonderful to get up everyday and be happy going into work,” Clare McNickle tells Donegal Woman. After 17 years managing her own boutique in Letterkenny she says she …
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Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas 3 months ago

Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas

The Loreto Letterkenny secondary school gym was transformed into a thriving craft and food fair this Thursday as 64 mini companies presented beautiful seasonal stock.

Festive music and wonderful smells of …
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Lough Eske Castle leaders win top management awards 3 months ago

Lough Eske Castle leaders win top management awards

Staff at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa have won three prestigious awards at the Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) Awards 2017.

The five star hotel outside Donegal Town …
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Frances’ festive party celebrates a special 25th Anniversary 3 months ago

Frances’ festive party celebrates a special 25th Anniversary

Mourne Antiques and Amelia’s are hosting a Traditional Festive Evening in their stores on Main Street Letterkenny on Thursday 23rd November.

The event will be a fantastic opportunity for Frances …
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Events: Donegal women with high ambitions collaborate at business lunch 3 months ago

Events: Donegal women with high ambitions collaborate at business lunch

Ambitious local women were invited to gather for Bank of Ireland’s National Enterprise Week and learn from key speakers about scaling their business.

Donegal Bank of Ireland Business specialist Marjorie …
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WATCH: Hotelier Mary T Sweeney shares her extraordinary life story 3 months ago

WATCH: Hotelier Mary T Sweeney shares her extraordinary life story

The lady of Castle Grove Country House Hotel Mary T was the recipient of the highly coveted Hall of Fame Award at the Letterkenny Business Awards 2017.

Her life story …
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Deirdre McGlone inspires with victory at the IMAGE Businesswoman Of The Year Awards 3 months ago

Deirdre McGlone inspires with victory at the IMAGE Businesswoman Of The Year Awards

The leading Donegal businesswoman was announced as runner-up in the Entrepreneurship category of the high-profile awards.

The Businesswoman Of The Year Awards is Ireland’s most prestigious night to honour female …
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You’re invited: Local businesswomen are hosting a fun festive fair 3 months ago

You’re invited: Local businesswomen are hosting a fun festive fair

This Saturday November 18th the BASE Enterprise Centre in Stranorlar will become a seasonal shopping wonderland as the Donegal Women in Business Network set up a wide variety of beautiful …
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Sandra’s secrets for managing success 3 months ago

Sandra’s secrets for managing success

Saturday was a special day of celebration for Sandra Devenney as she took the title of Retail Excellence Ireland Manager of the Year 2018. While this was a huge personal …
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How one businesswoman is revolutionising health therapies… with salt! 3 months ago

How one businesswoman is revolutionising health therapies… with salt!

Amanda Torrens, from Raphoe in Co. Donegal, is the woman behind an innovative and holistic treatment clinic launched in Letterkenny this year.

Along with her business partner Dr. Remo Schneider …
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Donegal businesswoman among Top 50 of the year 3 months ago

Donegal businesswoman among Top 50 of the year

By  •  Business

Creeslough native Sheila Friel was honoured as one of the pioneering business people of the city in a gala event in October.

The Managing Director of Imagine Media Productions is now …
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Hotelier Mary T Sweeney reaches a pinnacle of success with Blue Book honour 3 months ago

Hotelier Mary T Sweeney reaches a pinnacle of success with Blue Book honour

Ireland’s Blue Book recognises the finest Irish country house hotels, historic manor houses, castles and restaurants.

Just three venues in Donegal are part of the association, while Castle Grove is …
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Ambitious Eilis aims to design success in the US 3 months ago

Ambitious Eilis aims to design success in the US

By  •  Business

The stunning landscape of Inishowen provides the inspiration for designer and illustrator Eilis Galbraith’s unique printed textiles which she will be showcasing during her trip to Boston Massachusetts this month.


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Learning the law of running a business 4 months ago

Learning the law of running a business

Donegal women are meeting this week to discuss the legal elements of enterprise with an expert advisor. All are welcome to attend the event in Kee’s Hotel, Stranorlar on Wednesday 1st …
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Deirdre’s determination to make Donegal women’s voices heard 4 months ago

Deirdre’s determination to make Donegal women’s voices heard

Ballintra woman Deirdre has been nominated for the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2017 in the Entrepreneur category.

The co-owner of the multi-award-winning Harvey’s Point Hotel, Deirdre has seen …
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Charting the success of business leader Larissa Feeney 4 months ago

Charting the success of business leader Larissa Feeney

Each year the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards celebrates inspirational women from all over Ireland, and Donegal is lucky to have a selection of role models on this year’s …
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Donegal woman appointed to lead role at IDA Ireland 4 months ago

Donegal woman appointed to lead role at IDA Ireland

Donegal native Céline Crawford has been appointed as Press and PR Manager of IDA, Ireland’s Foreign Direct Investment Agency.

In her new role Céline will be responsible for managing a …
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TV series to focus on self-made Donegal businesswoman 4 months ago

TV series to focus on self-made Donegal businesswoman

The Donegal woman and MD of the Cara Group will be featured in episode 3 of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year on be3 at 8pm.

Ramona was chosen as one of …
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Let’s get pinned and pampered at Pello’s Pinktober birthday bash! 5 months ago

Let’s get pinned and pampered at Pello’s Pinktober birthday bash!

Pello, Donegal’s premier exclusive Aveda salon, is holding an open birthday and launch event at their new premises in Letterkenny Shopping Centre, with all money raised going towards Breast Cancer …
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Top entrepreneurs to share success stories in Donegal on National Women’s Enterprise Day 5 months ago

Top entrepreneurs to share success stories in Donegal on National Women’s Enterprise Day

National Women’s Enterprise Day will celebrated in Donegal on October 12 with a business event in Dillon’s Hotel, Letterkenny. Three leading women in enterprise will be giving talks and advice on improving …
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Me and My Business: Rebecca’s smart idea 5 months ago

Me and My Business: Rebecca’s smart idea

Rebecca had the bright idea to set up a business in 2015 when she saw parents in the Drumkeen community struggling to find somewhere for their children to stay and …
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WATCH: What made #ConnectToGrowDL a success 5 months ago

WATCH: What made #ConnectToGrowDL a success

The Donegal Women in Business Network’s annual conference may be over, but the networking and collaborating are still going strong.

The Connect to Grow conference at Harvey’s Point saw local …
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In Pictures: Building connections at Connect to Grow 5 months ago

In Pictures: Building connections at Connect to Grow

Connect to Grow’s keynote speakers Paula Fitzsimons, Susan Hayes-Culleton and Majella O’Donnell provided unique advice on enterprise, goals, success, challenges and everyday life. Click here to discover the lessons learned from …
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Connect to Grow: A conference of listening, learning and sharing 5 months ago

Connect to Grow: A conference of listening, learning and sharing

The DWIBN Connect to Grow conference was a celebration of ambitious local women from all walks of life and all stages of their careers. Keynote speakers, exhibitions and discussions over …
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Get help and motivation to make it at this Women in Business conference 6 months ago

Get help and motivation to make it at this Women in Business conference

The Donegal Women in Business Network invite you to join them for a day of hospitality, exclusive networking and shared learning opportunities on Wednesday September 13th 2017 at Harvey’s Point …
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Donegal businesswoman toasts to World Beer Day 7 months ago

Donegal businesswoman toasts to World Beer Day

By  •  Business

Today, Friday, is International Beer Day – a global celebration of beer, taking place in pubs, breweries, and backyards all over the world.

Donegal businesswoman Catriona Mulhern is the mastermind …
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Síne shows all the signs of a brilliant businesswoman 7 months ago

Síne shows all the signs of a brilliant businesswoman

Letterkenny girl Síne Harris Ryan is just 10 years old and is already on her second business venture. Sine launched Shabby Chic last weekend at the Off the Street Letterkenny …
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Donegal teen becomes one of Ireland’s top future makers 7 months ago

Donegal teen becomes one of Ireland’s top future makers

Katie, aged 16, was presented with the Start-Up of the Year Award at U Magazine’s 30 Under 30 awards last night.

The awards shine a light on Ireland’s future makers …
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Ballintra woman fashions a new career path with Magee of Donegal 7 months ago

Ballintra woman fashions a new career path with Magee of Donegal

By  •  Business

Rachel Cranwell from Ballintra now works as an accounts technician in Magee Clothing in Donegal town after earning a Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

Rachel completed a funded training course with Accounting …
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How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself 7 months ago

How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself

Bernie Murphy from Buncrana launched her textile business on her 51st birthday this year. Many years of textile artistry brought her to this point and recognition soon followed for her …
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Donegal Women in Business become pitch perfect 7 months ago

Donegal Women in Business become pitch perfect

Emma Porter from the Vivid Performances Speech and Drama hosted an educational and informative workshop on The 5 Key Elements of Speaking to Increase Profit and Sales.

The class at …
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Communicate and connect for success with Donegal Women in Business 7 months ago

Communicate and connect for success with Donegal Women in Business

Network members have arranged workshops to share their expertise and help others boost their business with key skills in communication and e-commerce.

Everyone is welcome to the free events and non-members …
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Here’s a WISE new project to help Donegal women return to work 8 months ago

Here’s a WISE new project to help Donegal women return to work

Donegal-based employment and learning organisation People 1st have launched  WISE – Women’s Integration, Skills & Employment –, a 3-year project funded by the European Social Fund which is designed to promote social …
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Revealed: Where teens can bag bargains in Letterkenny this week 8 months ago

Revealed: Where teens can bag bargains in Letterkenny this week

The Reveal the Teen Shopping Event with ShopLK takes place from June 21-24 to give young shoppers exclusive discounts, competitions and fun events.

The week is designed to welcome and attract …
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Hotelier Deirdre opens the coolest business getaway 8 months ago

Hotelier Deirdre opens the coolest business getaway

Deirdre has proudly opened of a new state of the art conference centre at the award-winning Donegal Hotel – “The Garden Suite” Conference Centre.

This is set be another top feature …
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Teens to get exclusive offers at special ShopLK event 8 months ago

Teens to get exclusive offers at special ShopLK event

The Reveal the Teen Shopping Event will be hosted by ShopLK this month to celebrate young shoppers. The week of discounts, competitions and events taking place on June 21-24 is designed …
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Donegal salon is the cream of the crop in RSVP Hair Awards 8 months ago

Donegal salon is the cream of the crop in RSVP Hair Awards

By  •  Business

The award-winning team has made it to RSVP’s Top Ten Best Salons in Ireland and it’s thanks to all votes from their loyal customers.

Patrick welcomed the news this week with …
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Me and My Business: The beauty that blooms at Dunwiley Nurseries 9 months ago

Me and My Business: The beauty that blooms at Dunwiley Nurseries

By  •  Business

Me and My Business: My name is Patricia Treacy and I was born and reared in Stranorlar. I am the eldest of three children having one brother and one sister. …
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Events: Learning to be brave in marketing 9 months ago

Events: Learning to be brave in marketing

The event at Kee’s Hotel Stranorlar was another motivating meeting for local women, welcoming women from all walks of life who have an interest in business.

Boosting business brands was the …
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Donegal women will be making their mark with marketing 9 months ago

Donegal women will be making their mark with marketing

The next Donegal Women in Business Network coffee networking morning will be taking place in Kee’s Hotel & Leisure Club, Stranorlar.

On Tuesday May 30th at 10am, the diverse group will …
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This Donegal Town girl is making fitness child’s play! 9 months ago

This Donegal Town girl is making fitness child’s play!

By  •  Business

Sarah Gillespie, a native of Donegal Town, oozes with positivity and energy and is the driving force behind RINKA (rinka.ie) – a new craze for kids which is inspired by the …
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Want to impress at work? Employers reveal what they REALLY want 9 months ago

Want to impress at work? Employers reveal what they REALLY want

A friend of mine recently changed her job after twelve years with the same company. She felt that she had gone as far as she could and wanted a …
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