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Inspirational Donegal graduate finds comfort in learning 2 months ago

Inspirational Donegal graduate finds comfort in learning

By  •  Careers

Dungloe woman Carleen Walsh graduates with a PhD in Psychology this week after turning to education during the most difficult moments in her life.

Dr Carleen (Walsh) Gallagher always wanted …
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Donegal Women in Business Network Christmas lunch returns! 2 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network Christmas lunch returns!

The Donegal Women in Business Network’s Christmas Lunch is back after two years.

The celebratory event is often a highlight of the network’s calendar. It’s a special chance for members …
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Mum and daughter flying the flag for Irish design in France 3 months ago

Mum and daughter flying the flag for Irish design in France

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Flying the flag for Irish design and ethical manufacturing over the weekend was Grainne Campbell and her daughter Ciara Campbell of GEFF Ireland, based in Stranorlar, Co. Donegal.  

As GEFF …
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Ambitious Donegal entrepreneurs sought for Going for Growth programme 3 months ago

Ambitious Donegal entrepreneurs sought for Going for Growth programme

By  •  Business

The call is now open for ambitious female entrepreneurs from Donegal to apply for the latest cycle of Going for Growth, the award-winning business development initiative.

Going for Growth is …
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How two Buncrana mums rose to the top of the ladder 3 months ago

How two Buncrana mums rose to the top of the ladder

By  •  Careers

Six years ago Buncrana mum Bernie Kearney had no professional childcare experience. But after signing up for the community employment scheme Bernie has worked herself up through the ranks, gained …
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Work Remotely, Stay Connected with the Donegal Women in Business Network 3 months ago

Work Remotely, Stay Connected with the Donegal Women in Business Network

Donegal Women in Business Network, in partnership with Údarás na Gaeltachta, will host their ‘Work Remotely – Stay Connected’ event at Gteic Gaoth Dobhair at 11:30am – 1:30pm on Wednesday, …
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Donegal businesswoman crafts a winner with ‘She’s Next’ grant 4 months ago

Donegal businesswoman crafts a winner with ‘She’s Next’ grant

By  •  Business

Donegal entrepreneur Siobhan Mc Kenna has been announced as a winner of Visa She’s Next Grant Programme for women in business.

Siobhan, the founder of Moss + Cable knitwear, won …
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Evolve Clothing celebrates fashion/footwear website of the year award! 4 months ago

Evolve Clothing celebrates fashion/footwear website of the year award!

The team at Evolve Clothing have won the Fashion/Apparel or Footwear eCommerce Website of the Year award at the E-comm awards 2022.

evolveclothing.com has been praised for its amazing selection …
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Flour Power: Wild Fuschia bakehouse unveils new 100% recyclable packaging 5 months ago

Flour Power: Wild Fuschia bakehouse unveils new 100% recyclable packaging

Donegal businesswoman Sian McCann has announced some exciting news for her company – Wild Fuschia Bakehouse is going fully recyclable!

The  Irish Wheaten Bread mix is back in Aldi stores …
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Events: Inspiring hour to celebrate creative and talented Donegal women 5 months ago

Events: Inspiring hour to celebrate creative and talented Donegal women

Donegal County Council has joined forces with AwakenHub to host a unique online event on Thursday evening next on how Donegal is inspiring creative women of the world. 

This event …
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Events: ‘Grow with Confidence’ with advice from Donegal Women in Business Network 5 months ago

Events: ‘Grow with Confidence’ with advice from Donegal Women in Business Network

Donegal Women in Business Network are delighted to join with Local Enterprise Office Donegal to host the third of a series of four events aimed at supporting all women in …
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Taleigha (19) hooks an exciting start as Ireland’s youngest Hattersley weaver 5 months ago

Taleigha (19) hooks an exciting start as Ireland’s youngest Hattersley weaver

By  •  Careers

A proud Donegal woman has just become the youngest qualified Hattersley weaver in Ireland.

Taleigha Boyle (19) started her new job last Monday with the world-famous Magee of Donegal

The …
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‘Ambition’ programme for Donegal female entrepreneurs open for applications 5 months ago

‘Ambition’ programme for Donegal female entrepreneurs open for applications

An initiative to develop female entrepreneurship in Donegal is now open for applications.

Following the success of the programme over the last two years, Local Enterprise Office Donegal has launched Ambition for …
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Donegal Women in Business Network hosting six coffee morning meet-ups 6 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network hosting six coffee morning meet-ups

All women in business in Donegal are invited to an exciting coffee morning series by the Donegal Women in Business Network.

On Friday 26th August at 10.30am-11.30am, they will host six …
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Donegal’s female entrepreneurs part of ACORNS success story 6 months ago

Donegal’s female entrepreneurs part of ACORNS success story

Early-stage female entrepreneurs in the government-backed ACORNS programme doubled their combined turnover to €3.1m in just six months.

The announcement comes today as applications open for ACORNS 8, the innovative …
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How Mary McKenna keeps the plates spinning 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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. 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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! 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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’ 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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! 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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! 1 year 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 1 year 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! 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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? 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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