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Leitir woman presented with NI Women in Business Award 3 months ago

Leitir woman presented with NI Women in Business Award

By  •  Business

‘Leitir woman’ Anne Donaghy has won the Outstanding Management and Leadership award at this year’s Northern Ireland Women in Business Awards.

The region’s top businesswomen were celebrated for their achievements …
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Eight Donegal women awarded place on ambitious ACORNS programme 4 months ago

Eight Donegal women awarded place on ambitious ACORNS programme

An exciting six months lie ahead for the eight successful Donegal entrepreneurs who have earned a coveted place on the ACORNS initiative for women-led start-up businesses.

The businesswomen all battled …
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Laura Bonner crowned Ulster’s Most Inspiring Businesswoman 4 months 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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Why FitPink is taking the Donegal fitness world by storm 4 months ago

Why FitPink is taking the Donegal fitness world by storm

A new local brand of sports leggings has become the hottest thing on Instagram this summer, setting a new trend for active clothing that does what it should.

Sports leggings, …
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Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business 5 months 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 5 months 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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A Stitch in Time: Rosaleen Hegarty’s yarn weaves through the ages 6 months 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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Businesswomen urged to take advantage of ACORNS programme 6 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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All round to Gall Mc’s! 8 months ago

All round to Gall Mc’s!

‘Live your best life’ is the motto that local couple Paddy and Shelley share with their customers at Gall Mc’s.

As the owners of the Hatter Tea Room and Express, …
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Isabella adds glamour to farming at Bellaville 8 months ago

Isabella adds glamour to farming at Bellaville

By  •  Life

A bright pink van and neon pink hair makes Isabella Ward stand out from the crowd in the local farming scene.

The Scottish native is loving life in Gortahork, where …
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Events: Shannon Dolan and team toast to 10 years of hair and beauty 9 months ago

Events: Shannon Dolan and team toast to 10 years of hair and beauty

A large crowd of family, friends and clients gathered at the award-winning Lifford salon from evening til late to toast to the success of Shannon Dolan and her team.

It …
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Shannon Dolan celebrating 10 years with big birthday bash! 10 months ago

Shannon Dolan celebrating 10 years with big birthday bash!

Shannon Dolan Hairdressing has come a long way in the past 10 years – growing from a small start-up with just two staff to a bustling hair and beauty …
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Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success 10 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! 10 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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Brenda’s luxury lashes set an eye-catching trend 10 months ago

Brenda’s luxury lashes set an eye-catching trend

Brenda Doherty’s showstopping falsies are fast becoming favourites of Irish MUAs and makeup fans. With five styles and unrivalled quality, B|D Lashes are selling in their thousands.

They’re stocked in …
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Women’s Inspire Donegal: Stand-out moments of inspiration 11 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 11 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 Mags puts a positive spin on pricing 11 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’ 11 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! 11 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’ 11 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 12 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’s Inspire: How Moira Dunne cracked the code to turn busy into productivity 12 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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Anne Tuohy ‘absolutely thrilled’ with UK Dragon recognition 1 year 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 year 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! 1 year 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 1 year 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! 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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! 2 years 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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