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Donegal Women in Business become pitch perfect 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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! 2 years 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 2 years 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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Donegal Women in Business stand tall against effects of tech 2 years ago

Donegal Women in Business stand tall against effects of tech

Busy people who are forever hunched over laptops, phones and tablets as they work are making a shockingly negativing impact on their brains – this was the message from Dr …
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Ramona Nicholas named as Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist 2 years ago

Ramona Nicholas named as Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist

By  •  Business

The Ballyshannon native was among 24 finalists named for the prestigious business awards by EY, the Ernst & Young Global member firm. There are eight other entrepreneurs competing alongside Ramona for the award in …
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Donegal Women in Business are escaping to the country! 2 years ago

Donegal Women in Business are escaping to the country!

Castle Grove Country House Hotel is the idyllic venue for this retreat on Wednesday, May 10th, where Dr Julie Szabo of  North West Chiropractic will give a talk on Digital Dementia.


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Sneak Peek: Five things we liked about the new Lemon Tree 2 years ago

Sneak Peek: Five things we liked about the new Lemon Tree

We got an exclusive sneak peek at the new look Lemon Tree at the Courtyard Shopping Centre yesterday ahead of their grand opening today (Friday). The relocated eatery is just a …
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How we made Colourbox shine bright 2 years ago

How we made Colourbox shine bright

By  •  Business

“I first heard about the Student Enterprise Awards when I started Transition Year. It’s a competition for young people where they run their own business. Our teacher encouraged us to …
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Female Entrepreneurs: Fancy a share of this €750,000 start-up fund? 2 years ago

Female Entrepreneurs: Fancy a share of this €750,000 start-up fund?

Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful female applicants with early stage start-up companies.

Did you know that last year, one in three …
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Got ambition? Here’s where you can learn about the Steps to Success 2 years ago

Got ambition? Here’s where you can learn about the Steps to Success

By  •  Business

The ‘Fuelling Ambition – Steps to Success’ North West event, organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Sligo Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and the Entrepreneurs Academy, …
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End of an era as famous Donegal shop announces closure 2 years ago

End of an era as famous Donegal shop announces closure

The Donegal knitwear shop is steeped in tradition after more than a century of welcoming locals and tourists in the heart of the town.

Owners Marie and Connell Kennedy announced …
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Stir up new connections at the Donegal Woman in Business Coffee Morning 2 years ago

Stir up new connections at the Donegal Woman in Business Coffee Morning

The Donegal Woman in Business Network will be holding a networking coffee morning next Wednesday, 26th April for all women with an interest in business.

Everyone is invited to meet …
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These ‘Pass the Parcel’ app creators are onto a winner 2 years ago

These ‘Pass the Parcel’ app creators are onto a winner

The new Scattr app has been buzzing with popularity in Derry recently as users get the chance to win prizes from local businesses every day.

The five-strong business team, aged 21-24, have had …
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Natural goodness for our skin direct from Donegal 2 years ago

Natural goodness for our skin direct from Donegal

When you take something back from a holiday destination or important place, there is always something more special about it.

Shivon Soap was created around that idea, and with natural …
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Katie’s career takes off after a whirlwind week 2 years ago

Katie’s career takes off after a whirlwind week

Katie McGloin, aged 16, was yesterday named as the winner of the Foróige Young Entrepreneur of the Year award of 2017. On top of the accolade this week, she had …
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REVEALED: Donegal teens just want to have fun 2 years ago

REVEALED: Donegal teens just want to have fun

The newly-launched Reveal The Teen report by three students has shown that young people across the county are calling out for local businesses to bring in events and promotions to …
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Pop Up Pub inventor Catriona has a lot to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day 2 years ago

Pop Up Pub inventor Catriona has a lot to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is a very important day in the calendar for Irish natives all over the world. March 17th has become a day of global celebration of Irish culture …
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Five Donegal students have invented the cutest cleaning products 2 years ago

Five Donegal students have invented the cutest cleaning products

Kitchen cleaning products are very rarely described as pretty or cute – they’re just practical. But five Donegal teenagers have set out to make chores that little bit more enjoyable. …
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Local businesswomen reveal their best advice so you can make it too 2 years ago

Local businesswomen reveal their best advice so you can make it too

The Donegal Women in Business Network hosted a Start Up Clinic & Exhibition on International Women’s Day to bring together businesswomen in the county to share their advice and experiences.


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Everything you need to know about the Donegal Women in Business clinic 2 years ago

Everything you need to know about the Donegal Women in Business clinic

As part of Donegal Enterprise Week, and in celebration of International Women’s Day, the Donegal Women in Business Network are hosting a Donegal Business Start Up Clinic.

This is a …
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Social and Enterprise Course launches for Donegal women 2 years ago

Social and Enterprise Course launches for Donegal women

Are you a woman who is interested in developing your skills to work in your community?

Interested in developing and supporting services for the good of your area?

Then An …
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Donegal Women in Business Network host free Start Up and Enterprise Expo 2 years ago

Donegal Women in Business Network host free Start Up and Enterprise Expo

As part of Donegal Enterprise Week, and in celebration of International Women’s Day, The Donegal Women in Business Network have organised a FREE Business Start Up Clinic & Exhibition in …
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Joanne’s dreams for a greener future 2 years ago

Joanne’s dreams for a greener future

Joanne Butler has been working hard in the community gardens around Donegal these past four years, showing people how to grow their own food, live sustainably and to look after …
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The teenagers who want you to mind their business 2 years ago

The teenagers who want you to mind their business

Loreto Convent Transition Year students Joanna McMonagle and Claire Mc Gettigan have launched Reveal The Teen, a business research initiative to uncover the trends of young people today.

Trending brands, …
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Gillian’s great idea is a winner 2 years ago

Gillian’s great idea is a winner

By  •  Business

The Portnoo woman claimed the award for Best Business Idea at the regional finals in Sligo yesterday.

Gillian is the director and co-founder of Cerebreon Technologies Ltd., a start-up company which specialises in …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business unite to prosper 2 years ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business unite to prosper

A wealth of new friends and connections were made last night at the first social gathering of the Donegal Women in Business Network in the Station House Hotel in Letterkenny. There …
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Donegal women mean business 2 years ago

Donegal women mean business

The Donegal Women in Business Network was created to support all women who work in business – whether you are running your own company, working for a firm or organisation, …
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Adding style and sexiness to baby bumps 2 years ago

Adding style and sexiness to baby bumps

The St Johnston-based online store – Chiq Maternity – started last year and ever since then they have spent their days making sure fashion and the female body compliment each …
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60 female entrepreneurs invited to free growth initiative 2 years ago

60 female entrepreneurs invited to free growth initiative

A call is now being issued to ambitious female entrepreneurs who would like to be considered for participation in the 9th Cycle of the Going for Growth initiative.

Enterprise Ireland …
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Donegal businesswomen invited to face the Dragons 2 years ago

Donegal businesswomen invited to face the Dragons

Dragons’ Den Ireland will be returning for an eighth series in Spring 2017 on RTÉ One. In 7 years, the Dragons have seen 415 pitches, invested in over 95 business …
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The woman who weaves empowerment into style 2 years ago

The woman who weaves empowerment into style

Rajni Singh Carney has spent her life travelling around the world, and now she is bringing the world together through fashion and charity.

Une écharpe – Une vie means One scarf …
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The great Letterkenny gift off 2 years ago

The great Letterkenny gift off

By  •  Business

Donegal Daily reports that demand for voucher cards for the popular scheme are up a hefty 50% on this time last year.

As of last night, shoppers have bought more than …
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Local woman flies the Donegal flag with new Failte role 2 years ago

Local woman flies the Donegal flag with new Failte role

Failte Ireland has appointed local woman Martina Kerr Bromley to a national role as Head of Enterprise Development.

This is a new and exciting development for Failte Ireland, but one …
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Entrepreneur Oonagh O’Hagan on success, style and staying ahead 2 years ago

Entrepreneur Oonagh O’Hagan on success, style and staying ahead

By  •  Business

Many people from Donegal will be forgiven for not knowing who the charismatic Oonagh O’Hagan is or for even not knowing of her chain of pharmacies ‘Meaghers’. Donegal Woman was …
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This designer’s future is in the bag 2 years ago

This designer’s future is in the bag

Donegal Woman talks to Moville-based designer Bronagh Holmes as she looks back on the first year with her brand, and she has a lot to be proud of.

Bronagh set …
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Interview: How Marissa Carter makes miracles 2 years ago

Interview: How Marissa Carter makes miracles

Marissa Carter is an inspiring #GirlBoss who has broken into the business world with a fearless splash of pink. It’s hard to believe that Cocoa Brown was launched just four …
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Step out to support small businesses this Saturday 2 years ago

Step out to support small businesses this Saturday

Small Business Saturday on 3rd December is designed to highlight small businesses and encourage consumers to shop locally and support jobs and enterprises in their communities.

The campaign promotes the …
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Donegal silk artist to show off her colours on TV 2 years ago

Donegal silk artist to show off her colours on TV

Karen O’Kane, the textile artist behind Koko Design, will be seen showcasing her designs on television this evening. She will also be discussing what she is doing to ensure that …
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The two women who are solving our tanning troubles 2 years ago

The two women who are solving our tanning troubles

We’ve suffered enough with the effort of fake tanning. For too long, we have tried to ignore that smell and that scaly skin we have to deal with for the …
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