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‘You learn from those ahead or beside you on the journey’ 3 days 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 week 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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How Moira Dunne cracked the code to turn busy into productivity 3 weeks ago

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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Anne Tuohy ‘absolutely thrilled’ with UK Dragon recognition 4 weeks 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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Anna Daly bringing star quality to Women’s Inspire Donegal 1 month 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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The Women’s Inspire Donegal line-up is revealed! 2 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 2 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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How to work from home – sanely! 2 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 3 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 3 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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DonegalWoman.ie and Women’s Inspire join forces for national conference 4 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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Success is assured for Letterkenny’s Kristine Reynolds 5 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 5 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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Women’s Inspire road trip to visit Donegal 9 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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Dervla McKay leads the way with new career appointment 10 months 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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Local Leaders: What needs to change to get women to the top 10 months ago

Local Leaders: What needs to change to get women to the top

By  •  News

Leading women from the political, business and education sectors of Donegal joined a panel discussion at the Donegal County Museum ‘Vote for Change’ event on Thursday. The event examined women’s …
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Events: Top Donegal creatives host celebratory showcase 10 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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Laura celebrates a mighty win for Muff Gin 11 months ago

Laura celebrates a mighty win for Muff Gin

By  •  News

Donegal entrepreneur Laura Bonner has hit the big time in Las Vegas this week with her debut gin from the Muff Liquor Co.

The Muff Craft Gin has been chosen as …
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Creative Donegal woman’s agency wins two international awards 12 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 12 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 1 year 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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Words of advice from Twin Towns business women 1 year 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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Stranorlar students’ calendar business goes global within months 1 year 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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Teen entrepreneurs launch the ultimate back tanner 1 year 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 1 year 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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AIB Donegal secures Masterclass for female enterpreneurs 1 year 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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Inishowen woman co-crafts a ‘cheeky’ new Muff Liquor Company 1 year 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 year 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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Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas 1 year 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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How one businesswoman is revolutionising health therapies… with salt! 1 year 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 1 year 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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Me and My Business: Rebecca’s smart idea 2 years 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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Connect to Grow: A conference of listening, learning and sharing 2 years 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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Donegal businesswoman toasts to World Beer Day 2 years 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 2 years 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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How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself 2 years 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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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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Why DaintyAva is breath of fresh air for fashion lovers 2 years ago

Why DaintyAva is breath of fresh air for fashion lovers

By  •  Style

Letterkenny woman Sarah McFadden has been well known in the local fashion scene through the years and is now bringing her knowledge online through DaintyAva.com.

Sarah McFadden recently established DaintyAva.com …
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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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Powder ‘n’ Pout founder Aisling announces meeting with a MAJOR celeb 2 years ago

Powder ‘n’ Pout founder Aisling announces meeting with a MAJOR celeb

The Carndonagh-based entrepreneur behind Powder ‘n’ Pout cosmetics has revealed she is going to be hitting the USA this summer for one of the most influential makeup artists in the …
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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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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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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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