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Laura Bonner crowned Ulster’s Most Inspiring Businesswoman 4 hours ago

Laura Bonner crowned Ulster’s Most Inspiring Businesswoman

Donegal entrepreneur Laura Bonner has won the award for Ulster Businesswoman of 2019 at the Graham Norton Gin Inspiring Awards.

With this accolade, the Muff Liquor Company co-founder has been …
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Top speakers to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day in Donegal 1 week ago

Top speakers to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day in Donegal

By  •  Business

Stories, innovation and finding a competitive edge will be the order of the day when Donegal celebrates National Women’s Enterprise Day 2019.

Performance and Lifestyle Coach Anna Geary returns to …
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‘This one is special’ – Laura Bonner celebrates Irish award for Muff Gin 2 weeks ago

‘This one is special’ – Laura Bonner celebrates Irish award for Muff Gin

Muff Liquor Co. co-founder Laura Bonner is celebrating another major win for her drinks company after taking home the People’s Choice prize at the Irish Gin Awards 2019.

Muff Irish …
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Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business 2 weeks ago

Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business

More than 200 people visited Lough Eske Castle on Tuesday 1st October to mark a key moment for the Donegal Women in Business Network – their 20 year anniversary.

The …
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Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference 2 weeks ago

Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference

If energy could be bottled, the enthusiasm of the Donegal Women in Business Network could be a new product for the Muff Liquor drinks company!

The dynamic women in business …
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Ciara Doherty is homeward bound to host celebration of Donegal’s dynamic businesswomen 3 weeks ago

Ciara Doherty is homeward bound to host celebration of Donegal’s dynamic businesswomen

It’s less than a week to go to the Looking Back – Moving Forward Donegal Women in Business Network 20th Anniversary Conference.

And one of the many local women who …
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Hotelier Mary T Sweeney honoured as Ireland’s Host of the Year 2020 4 weeks ago

Hotelier Mary T Sweeney honoured as Ireland’s Host of the Year 2020

Castle Grove Country House owner Mary T Sweeney has been named as Ireland’s Host of the Year at the 2020 Georgina Campbell Awards.

Mrs Sweeney, who has been in business …
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A Stitch in Time: Rosaleen Hegarty’s yarn weaves through the ages 1 month ago

A Stitch in Time: Rosaleen Hegarty’s yarn weaves through the ages

A simple pair of knitting needles, a few balls of yarn and a pattern – that’s all that Rosaleen Hegarty says is required to create a beautiful garment. 


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Full line-up announced for Donegal Women in Business Network Conference 2 months ago

Full line-up announced for Donegal Women in Business Network Conference

The Donegal Women in Business Network has unveiled the full line-up of speakers and panellists for their 20th anniversary conference this October 1st.

Taking place in Lough Eske Castle, this …
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Businesswomen urged to take advantage of ACORNS programme 2 months ago

Businesswomen urged to take advantage of ACORNS programme

Female entrepreneurs in Donegal are being invited to join the latest cycle of ACORNS for business support.

There has been an increase in early-stage female entrepreneurs in Ireland over the …
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Donegal Women in Business Network launch 20th anniversary conference 3 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network launch 20th anniversary conference

It has been a busy year for Donegal Women in Business Network celebrating their 20th anniversary.

Going strong since 1999, this celebratory year for the Network has been one of …
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Events: Networking is a walk in the park for Donegal Women in Business 3 months ago

Events: Networking is a walk in the park for Donegal Women in Business

The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for the Donegal Women in Business Network’s final event of the summer.

On a warm and sunny evening, members of the network headed …
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Donegal Women in Business are off on a summer stroll this Thursday 3 months ago

Donegal Women in Business are off on a summer stroll this Thursday

The forecast is looking great for a summer stroll this Thursday 4th July, as local women in business prepare for a great ‘Walk and Talk‘ meet-up in the Twin Towns.


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Events: Summer singing and gardening with Donegal Women in Business Network 4 months ago

Events: Summer singing and gardening with Donegal Women in Business Network

The weather may not have been hot and sunny, but the welcomes were warm in the Song House in Falcarragh and OURganic Gardens in Gortahork.

The outing was a member …
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Events: Donegal women learn to look the business with McElhinneys 4 months ago

Events: Donegal women learn to look the business with McElhinneys

Members of the non-profit business group visited McElhinneys on Friday night for an exclusive ‘Fashion on the Go!’ collaboration event with the expert styling team.

Business and Sales Manager …
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CEO Karina Kelly taps into the magical innovation of New Frontiers 5 months ago

CEO Karina Kelly taps into the magical innovation of New Frontiers

By  •  Business

We find out how Donegal entrepreneur Karina Kelly developed her business to secure a major investment of €75,000.

They say the key to being a successful entrepreneur is being able …
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Donegal Women in Business take on the Dáil! 5 months ago

Donegal Women in Business take on the Dáil!

For the past 20 years, the Donegal Women in Business Network has been made up of trailblazing women who have made changes in their communities and beyond with their entrepreneurial …
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A night of style in store for Donegal Women in Business 5 months ago

A night of style in store for Donegal Women in Business

The non-profit group is teaming up with their sponsors McElhinneys of Ballybofey for a night of fashion and trends – and some stylish networking of course.

The ‘Fashion on the …
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Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success 5 months ago

Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success

As the founder of Sculpt, Siobhan Boyle MUA runs her own Letterkenny store, online shop and the region’s only private VTCT academy.

And it was her enterprising spirit and determination …
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Interiors: The Room Junkie Story… so far! 5 months ago

Interiors: The Room Junkie Story… so far!

You all know Room Junkie as a brand and a concept, so I thought that I would share my story with you, and introduce you to the person behind the …
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What could you contribute to the Donegal Women In Business Network eBook? 6 months ago

What could you contribute to the Donegal Women In Business Network eBook?

The voluntary group, which supports women in business in the county, is calling out for material to feature in their celebration eBook and hard copy book that will launch at …
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Events: Businesswomen shine on the big screen at the ‘She Owns It!’ premiere 6 months ago

Events: Businesswomen shine on the big screen at the ‘She Owns It!’ premiere

Empowerment, energy, quality, authenticity and style – these are just some of the words that five Donegal women in business associate with themselves.

And an empowering energy filled the Ballroom …
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‘She Owns it!’ video series to be launched in Donegal 6 months ago

‘She Owns it!’ video series to be launched in Donegal

By  •  Business

An exciting new video series will be released next week as part of the 20th-anniversary celebrations of the Donegal Women in Business Network.

Produced by Aileen Kelly, the films meet …
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Women’s Inspire Donegal: Stand-out moments of inspiration 6 months ago

Women’s Inspire Donegal: Stand-out moments of inspiration

The Women’s Inspire Network came to town on Wednesday last for a jam-packed day of advice, stories and inspiration for women in business.

With around 180 attendees, 20 speakers and …
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Events: Women’s Inspire sets a trend in Donegal 6 months ago

Events: Women’s Inspire sets a trend in Donegal

The global network for enterprising women brought a top line-up of speakers to Harvey’s Point for a day of inspiration and knowledge sharing.

Hosted by the Tweeting Goddess Samantha Kelly …
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Women’s Inspire: How Patricia Greene helps put profit in pockets 6 months ago

Women’s Inspire: How Patricia Greene helps put profit in pockets

Patricia Greene from Derry is the guru every online businesswoman would love to have by their side.

As founder of TheWebClub.ie, she provides a unique support system for women in business …
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Facebook expert to share wisdom with Donegal businesswomen 7 months ago

Facebook expert to share wisdom with Donegal businesswomen

By  •  Business

Sligo-based digital marketer Louise McDonnell is Donegal-bound on 10th April to share her knowledge at the Women’s Inspire Spring Seminar at Harvey’s Point.

The inspiring speaker has conquered social media and …
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Women’s Inspire: How Mags puts a positive spin on pricing 7 months ago

Women’s Inspire: How Mags puts a positive spin on pricing

Pricing is one of the biggest hurdles in business – how much should you charge, how much is your time worth and how do you price for profit?

Mags Boland …
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Women’s Inspire: ‘Being someone that women can trust is amazing’ 7 months ago

Women’s Inspire: ‘Being someone that women can trust is amazing’

By  •  Business

Lorraine Boyce from Letterkenny has been running her own physiotherapy clinic for the past seven years and has found great fulfilment in helping women feel like themselves again.

As the founder …
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Women’s Inspire: Michelle McLoughlin means business! 7 months ago

Women’s Inspire: Michelle McLoughlin means business!

By  •  Business

Sligo-based Solicitor Michelle McLoughlin has a passion for helping businesses manage legal matters and reach their goals.

Which means she’s an ideal speaker for the Women’s Inspire Network seminar, which is …
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‘You learn from those ahead or beside you on the journey’ 7 months ago

‘You learn from those ahead or beside you on the journey’

By  •  Business

‘Inspiring’ is a common word used to describe Donegal author Sharon Thompson.

In the past few years, she has become a best-selling author, columnist, founder of her own writing group …
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Everything we’re looking forward to learning at Women’s Inspire Donegal 7 months ago

Everything we’re looking forward to learning at Women’s Inspire Donegal

Business owners and marketing mavens are in for a treat when the Women’s Inspire Network Spring Seminar makes its way to Donegal on April 10th.

Set in Harvey’s Point, the conference …
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Women in business lead the way on International Women’s Day 7 months ago

Women in business lead the way on International Women’s Day

A series of engaging workshops on leadership, customer service, retail, marketing and cybersecurity attracted many local female entrepreneurs to the CoLab in Letterkenny on Friday 8th March.

The expert talks from …
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Pioneering Donegal businesswoman to be honoured on International Women’s Day 7 months ago

Pioneering Donegal businesswoman to be honoured on International Women’s Day

Killygordan native Bridget Desmond originated Shirt Stitching in Claudy and established the first of the famous Desmond’s shirt factories.

Born in 1862, Bridget settled in Claudy in Derry and married John Desmond.


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Women’s Inspire: How Moira Dunne cracked the code to turn busy into productivity 8 months ago

Women’s Inspire: How Moira Dunne cracked the code to turn busy into productivity

Moira is a Dublin-based productivity consultant who has cracked the code to taking control of your time and getting more done.

In today’s hectic world, Moira educates people on how to …
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How Sharon has social media for business all sussed out 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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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Women’s Inspire: Meet Samantha Kelly, the woman bringing #TwitterMagic to Donegal 8 months ago

Women’s Inspire: 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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! 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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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