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‘She Owns it!’ video series to be launched in Donegal 3 days 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 5 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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’ 4 weeks 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! 4 weeks 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’ 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 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 3 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 3 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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How to work from home – sanely! 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 11 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 11 months ago

Dervla McKay leads the way with new career appointment

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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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