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How Mary McKenna keeps the plates spinning 2 weeks ago

How Mary McKenna keeps the plates spinning

By  •  Business

Donegal-based founder and investor Mary McKenna MBE loves to juggle a few projects at once, but it’s this variety of business life that she loves the most.

The Tyrone native …
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Donegal Women in Business back with first in-person event in two years 2 weeks ago

Donegal Women in Business back with first in-person event in two years

Donegal Women In Business Network, Ireland’s largest independent female business network, returns with a free event of learning and networking.

Join the network in Kee’s Hotel, Stranorlar on June 29th from …
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Race towards your next career move at SITA’s Tech Open Night in Letterkenny 2 weeks ago

Race towards your next career move at SITA’s Tech Open Night in Letterkenny

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SITA, the global leader in technologies enabling safe and seamless global travel, is growing its technical team with over 20 new positions in Letterkenny, Ireland. 

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In good company with Cassie’s Cocktail Co. 2 weeks ago

In good company with Cassie’s Cocktail Co.

A creative mixologist from Moville is putting her own twist on home-delivered cocktails.

Cassie Lafferty is the new owner of The Cocktail Co., a company that makes fresh artisan cocktails …
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Donegal entrepreneur gets pitch-perfect for business showcase 2 weeks ago

Donegal entrepreneur gets pitch-perfect for business showcase

A creative Donegal businesswoman is perfecting her business pitch after securing a place in the SheGenerate showcase final.

Lisa Breslin from Lifford, founder of Imagine Lab, is one of six …
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Donegal scientist joins prestigious Royal Irish Academy 1 month ago

Donegal scientist joins prestigious Royal Irish Academy

A hugely-accomplished crop scientist from Donegal has been elected as a new member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Fiona Doohan, from Falcarragh is a Professor of Plant Health at UCD.


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Entrepreneurs in Donegal invited to join business support programme 1 month ago

Entrepreneurs in Donegal invited to join business support programme

Visa is today bringing the She’s Next Grant Programme back to Ireland to support female entrepreneurs to run, fund and grow their business. 

Funding for the She’s Next Grant Programme …
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Moville’s Niamh McDermott scoops Journalist of the Year student award 1 month ago

Moville’s Niamh McDermott scoops Journalist of the Year student award

Niamh McDermott from Moville has won a Second Year Student Journalist of The Year award at the University of Salford.

Niamh, who is in her second year of broadcast journalism …
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Women lead the way in Letterkenny Chamber 1 month ago

Women lead the way in Letterkenny Chamber

By  •  Business

The Letterkenny Chamber is having an historic moment in its time with an all-female leadership team.

As the saying goes: “If you can’t see it you can’t be it”, and …
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Sian’s delight with Aldi deal for Wild Fuschia Bakehouse 1 month ago

Sian’s delight with Aldi deal for Wild Fuschia Bakehouse

Sian McCann of the Wild Fuschia Bakehouse has secured a place for her Irish bread mixes in Aldi stores nationwide.

Sian is delighted to be participating in the ‘Grow with …
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Donegal businesswoman stirring up mealtimes! 2 months ago

Donegal businesswoman stirring up mealtimes!

A local food producer has proudly secured a space for her tasty products on Supervalu shelves around Donegal.

It’s an exciting step for Sia Brown – the creator of Tasty …
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Donegal Women In Business Network welcomes new committee 3 months ago

Donegal Women In Business Network welcomes new committee

By  •  Business

Donegal Women In Business Network bid farewell to outgoing Public Relations Officer Evelyn McGlynn of Evelyn McMarketing and Network Secretary Trish McGinley of McGinley Marketing after 6 years of dedication …
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Donegal woman’s psychosexual start-up is just the right pitch 3 months ago

Donegal woman’s psychosexual start-up is just the right pitch

By  •  Business

A Donegal-based Clinical Psychologist, Psychosexual Therapist and Mindfulness teacher has scooped the top prize of a local business pitch competition.

Twenty women from across the west and north-west took part in the …
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Muff Liquor’s Laura Bonner shortlisted as IMAGE Entrepreneur of the Year 3 months ago

Muff Liquor’s Laura Bonner shortlisted as IMAGE Entrepreneur of the Year

Trailblazing Inishowen businesswoman Laura Bonner is “beyond honoured” to be shortlisted as Entrepreneur of the Year in this year’s IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Awards.

The high profile awards …
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‘The possibility for extraordinary lives in every one of us’ 4 months ago

‘The possibility for extraordinary lives in every one of us’

The Local Enterprise Office in Donegal celebrated International Women’s Day in style today with an inspiring event at Castle Grove Country House as part of Local Enterprise Week 2022.

Seventy …
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Donegal Women in Business celebrating International Women’s Day with networking showcase 4 months ago

Donegal Women in Business celebrating International Women’s Day with networking showcase

As part of Donegal Enterprise Week, and in celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, the Donegal Women in Business Network have organised an online event focused on helping …
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Four Donegal businesswomen are ones to watch in 2022 5 months ago

Four Donegal businesswomen are ones to watch in 2022

By  •  Business

Four trailblazing Donegal entrepreneurs have been named among the ’75 brilliant Irish women entrepreneurs going for growth in 2022′.

The list, published by ThinkBusiness.ie, says Irish women entrepreneurs are set …
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Kristine Reynolds makes her mark in Letterkenny Chamber history 6 months ago

Kristine Reynolds makes her mark in Letterkenny Chamber history

By  •  Business

Kristine Reynolds of Reynolds & Associates has been elected as the new President of the Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce.

Kristine takes a special place in the history of the …
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An evening of virtual Christmas cheer for Donegal Women in Business! 6 months ago

An evening of virtual Christmas cheer for Donegal Women in Business!

The Donegal Women in Business Network were in the festive spirit yesterday evening for a fun end-of-year Christmas party.

The virtual set-up didn’t stop us donning our festive wear to …
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Final call for Donegal entrepreneurs to apply for Going for Growth 7 months ago

Final call for Donegal entrepreneurs to apply for Going for Growth

Ambitious female entrepreneurs who are determined to develop their businesses have just one week left to apply for the latest cycle of Going for Growth, the award-winning business development programme. …
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Laura Whitmore invests in Donegal’s Muff Liquor Company 7 months ago

Laura Whitmore invests in Donegal’s Muff Liquor Company

Celebrity broadcaster and author Laura Whitmore has given a star boost to the Muff Liquor Company after being announced as its newest investor.

The partnership is a huge cause for …
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The more you network, the more you’ll grow! 8 months ago

The more you network, the more you’ll grow!

By  •  Business

Women from around the county, around the country and around the world logged on for the Donegal Women in Business Network’s virtual Meet The Member event on Tuesday.  

It was …
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Shannon’s udderly great idea 9 months ago

Shannon’s udderly great idea

A new bar opens its doors in Donegal today – but it’s udderly different from any other.

The Milk Bar, in Carrigans, offers tasty pasteurised fresh milk from an on-farm …
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Virtual networking for a great cause! 9 months ago

Virtual networking for a great cause!

A unique virtual networking event is being held this week in aid of the North West Simon Community.

‘Lets Meet For A Coffee’ events began last year, and featured 40 …
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Donegal Women in Business Network welcomes new Facilitator 9 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network welcomes new Facilitator

By  •  Business

The Donegal Women in Business Network is delighted to introduced its new network facilitator – Caitriona Sinnott.

Caitriona Sinnott and has over 20 years’ experience working predominantly in the business sector. During …
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Donegal woman appointed Chancellor of Dublin City University 9 months ago

Donegal woman appointed Chancellor of Dublin City University

Dublin City University has today announced the appointment of Brid Horan as the new Chancellor of the university.

Brid Horan, a native of Donegal, has over 30 years’ experience in …
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Careers: Thinking about starting a side hustle? 10 months ago

Careers: Thinking about starting a side hustle?

Are you the type of person who when you spot a gift or talent in a person you will let them know immediately? I am! I cannot help myself but …
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Donegal entrepreneurs inspire others to join ACORNS 10 months ago

Donegal entrepreneurs inspire others to join ACORNS

Donegal entrepreneurs are encouraging others from the county to join the latest cycle of ACORNS – a highly-successful development initiative to support early-stage female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland. 

If …
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FitPink springs into Victoria Square Belfast 11 months ago

FitPink springs into Victoria Square Belfast

Donegal athleisure brand FitPink is about to open its first permanent brick-and-mortar store at Victoria Square in the heart of Belfast.

Founded in 2019 by Jenni Timony, FitPink is a …
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Congratulations pour in as Clare Clothing celebrates 21 years in business 1 year ago

Congratulations pour in as Clare Clothing celebrates 21 years in business

Clare McNickle has a lot to celebrate today. Not only is she welcoming customers back to her boutique for the first time this year, she is also celebrating 21 years …
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Job Vacancy: Donegal Women in Business Network hiring part-time Facilitator 1 year ago

Job Vacancy: Donegal Women in Business Network hiring part-time Facilitator

Donegal County Enterprise Fund on behalf of Donegal Women in Business Network and Local Enterprise Office Donegal invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of:

Facilitator for Donegal …
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Top award for FitPink Fitness after pandemic boom 1 year ago

Top award for FitPink Fitness after pandemic boom

By  •  Business

Donegal’s FitPink Fitness is today celebrating a highly respected business award in the annual All Ireland All Star Business Awards 2021.

The popular athleisure brand has just been awarded a …
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Watch: Working from Home essentials at Irwin Expert Electrical 1 year ago

Watch: Working from Home essentials at Irwin Expert Electrical

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If you are working from home these days, you may be needing some new or upgraded technology.

Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny and Buncrana stores have everything you need …
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Donegal Women in Business Network embrace global change on IWD 2021 1 year ago

Donegal Women in Business Network embrace global change on IWD 2021

On International Women’s Day last year, few would have thought that the world would look so different in 12 months’ time.

The Donegal Women in Business Network held their last …
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International Women’s Day event to delve into new business challenges 1 year ago

International Women’s Day event to delve into new business challenges

Donegal entrepreneurs will be sharing their experiences and stories of resilience in an online event this International Women’s Day.

On Monday March 8th at 3pm the Europe Direct Information Centre Donegal …
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Meet the Donegal women making their businesses work from Barbados 1 year ago

Meet the Donegal women making their businesses work from Barbados

Two Inishowen women are enjoying the remote working lifestyle of dreams after relocating to the Caribbean during the pandemic.

“You can’t but feel good over here,” says Laura Bonner from …
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DWBN embracing global chance on International Women’s Day 1 year ago

DWBN embracing global chance on International Women’s Day

Donegal Women in Business Network are partnering with prominent local and global colleagues in enterprise to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021.

Women Embracing Global Change Together is a free event, in …
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Donegal woman elected as new Sligo Chamber President 1 year ago

Donegal woman elected as new Sligo Chamber President

By  •  Business

Sligo Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Bundoran native Tara Rodgers has been elected as President of Sligo Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2021.

Tara has recently been appointed …
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Women excel at IT Sligo 1 year ago

Women excel at IT Sligo

Women in Engineering, Construction and Computing: IT Sligo in Focus

A common misconception and old stereotype is that engineering, construction, and computing are for men. This could not be further …
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Free digital skills webinar for Donegal women in business 1 year ago

Free digital skills webinar for Donegal women in business

Donegal Women in Business Network, in partnership with Google’s Digital Garage, will host a free digital skills training webinar for all women in business.

Join us online on Thursday, 21st January from 11am-12pm. Get …
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Fifty caregiving jobs open in Donegal 1 year ago

Fifty caregiving jobs open in Donegal

Home Instead is looking to add 50 new caregivers to its team, which delivers essential services to older people in local communities throughout County Donegal.

The jobs come at a time of …
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Donegal makers invited to gain tailor-made support 1 year ago

Donegal makers invited to gain tailor-made support

What is Crafters of Ireland?

In a nutshell it is a support system for crafters, artists and designers in Ireland or anywhere in the world with a connection to …
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Donegal accountant recognised for work supporting women in Saudi Arabia 2 years ago

Donegal accountant recognised for work supporting women in Saudi Arabia

By  •  Business

A pioneering accountant from Donegal Town has been named as a ‘Chartered Star’ by Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Dr Caroline McGroary, Assistant Professor of Accounting in Dublin City University (DCU) was …
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Ambitious entrepreneurs  invited to go for growth 2 years ago

Ambitious entrepreneurs invited to go for growth

By  •  Business

Ambitious female entrepreneurs from Donegal who are looking to take their business to the next level are being invited to join Going For Growth.

The award-winning business development programme is …
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Donegal women team up to share ‘Perspectives on Women’s Health’ 2 years ago

Donegal women team up to share ‘Perspectives on Women’s Health’

The Donegal Women in Business Network is launching a new Perspectives Series, beginning with a FREE event on Wednesday, 9th December 2020.

Four members of the network have come together to …
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For the love of craft: Jillian’s journey from New York to Donegal 2 years ago

For the love of craft: Jillian’s journey from New York to Donegal

When the wedding industry suddenly halted this year, a creative New Yorker switched her focus to a home decor business which celebrates all things made in Donegal.

Hundreds of Donegal …
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Taralouise McCaughey: Making social media work for you! 2 years ago

Taralouise McCaughey: Making social media work for you!

Social media – we can love it or loathe it, but Taralouise McCaughey loves to take social struggles off your hands.

The Bundoran based consultant is more in-demand than ever …
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Job Vacancy: Letterkenny store hiring full-time Retail Assistant 2 years ago

Job Vacancy: Letterkenny store hiring full-time Retail Assistant

Job Vacancy: A long-established retailer in Letterkenny is recruiting for a Full Time Retail Assistant.

This role is suitable for someone looking for a long term position.

Some experience preferred …
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Magee weaving digital into quality local brand 2 years ago

Magee weaving digital into quality local brand

One of Donegal’s most iconic brands and businesses, Magee of Donegal, is keeping local customer service a top priority while they adjust their structure for 2020’s challenges.

With #BuyDonegalWeekend just one day …
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Donegal women show that sustainability is a stylish step forward 2 years ago

Donegal women show that sustainability is a stylish step forward

Fashion doesn’t have to cost the earth, and each of us can make a difference to our planet – that’s the message from two Donegal businesswomen who are teaming up …
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