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Events: New DWBN hotdesk is open for business 4 days 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.

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Women’s Inspire road trip to visit Donegal 6 days 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 6 days 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Stranorlar students’ calendar business goes global within months 4 months ago

Stranorlar students’ calendar business goes global within months

St. Columba’s College TY students Rachel Bonner and Laura Whelan have unearthed decades of photographs from the school community history to launch a unique calendar for 2018.

Following a …
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Donegal Women in Business to celebrate International Women’s Day with drop-in exhibition 4 months ago

Donegal Women in Business to celebrate International Women’s Day with drop-in exhibition

If you are a woman in Donegal thinking about setting up in business any time soon then 8th March could be one of the most important dates on your entrepreneurial …
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Teen entrepreneurs launch the ultimate back tanner 4 months ago

Teen entrepreneurs launch the ultimate back tanner

You know that moment when you’re home alone and realise there’s no one to tan your back? 

Thanks to Back2Tan, our solo tanning troubles are over! A TY mini-company has …
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Donegal teens find the recipe for a sweet business launch 4 months ago

Donegal teens find the recipe for a sweet business launch

A Transition Year mini company from St. Columba’s College Stranorlar are making baking quick and easy with their new product launch.

Buideal Bake was set up by Siobhán Doyle, Molly Patton and …
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Local family to share their natural way with Nationwide 4 months ago

Local family to share their natural way with Nationwide

There may be some familiar faces on your TV screens tonight as a Letterkenny businessman and his family feature on RTE’s Nationwide.

Cameras will meet Derek and Anna Walker and …
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Wellness guru connects school programme to unique new app 4 months 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’ 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 6 months 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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! 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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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