Accountant Online founder Larissa Feeney has been elected as the new president of the Donegal Women in Business Network.

The appointment was made during the not-for-profit’s recent AGM. Larissa Feeney is a fellow chartered accountant (FCA) with over 15 years’ experience. She is the CEO of Accountant Online, Ireland’s award-winning online chartered accountancy firm.

Larissa Feeney President of Donegal Women in Business Network June 2023

Larissa takes over the role from former president Jo Daly, who was first to congratulate her on her appointment.

Jo said: “I’m delighted that Larissa is our new president. Her appointment signifies the trust and confidence that the network’s members have placed in her leadership abilities. As president, she will play a vital role in guiding and shaping the network’s initiatives and activities to support and empower women in business throughout Donegal. I wish her every success and look forward to working with her and supporting her during her presidency.”

Commenting on her appointment, Larissa said: “I am honoured to have been elected as the president of the Donegal Women in Business Network. I would like to express my gratitude to the former president, Jo Daly, for her exceptional leadership and dedication to the network. Jo’s contributions and hard work have been instrumental in shaping the network into what it is today. I am inspired by her commitment to supporting and promoting women in business, and I look forward to building upon the strong foundation she has laid.”

Adding to this, Larissa said: “Together with the incredible committee members and the support of Local Enterprise Office Donegal, I am excited to continue the mission of empowering and inspiring women in business throughout the county. With the collective passion and drive of our network, I believe we can achieve great things to help promote and inspire women in business across Donegal.”

Sally Murphy Vice President, Sheila Russell Vice Preisident with Larissa Feeney President of DWIBN

Other appointments to the Donegal Women in Business Network include committee members Sheila Russell and Sally Murphy who were elected joint vice presidents, while Lyndsey Reynolds takes over as secretary of the committee and Susan Stevenson was appointed assistant treasurer. The voluntary committee is comprised of like-minded women in business who all share huge pride and passion in supporting and empowering women in business.

Donegal Women in Business Network Committee Members June 2023

The Donegal Women in Business Network has developed into an ambitious, dynamic, and diverse group which brings together women in different stages of business development, from startup to expansion and everything in-between. The network provides a forum for women in business throughout Donegal to share their experiences, network and participate in seminars and workshops throughout the year. 

Later this month, Donegal Women in Business Network will host a Summer Solstice Soiree at Oakfield Park. Taking place on Wednesday, 21st June, this event aims to celebrate and ignite the inner light within. Motivational speaker, Nikki Bradley, will be there to inspire and uplift all those in attendance in what promises to be a memorable gathering where members and guests can come together, network, and be inspired by Nikki’s motivational message. It’s an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and celebrate the accomplishments of women in business.

This event is FREE for members who register to attend with a €25 booking fee for non-members. For more information click

For more information and to join the network visit or contact Facilitator Catriona Sinnott on 087 356 0999