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Free digital skills webinar for Donegal women in business 1 week 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 week 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 2 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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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Meet the Donegal woman accelerating in the world of motorsport mechanics 3 months ago

Meet the Donegal woman accelerating in the world of motorsport mechanics

By  •  Careers

JESIKA Vance woke up one morning, drew the curtains back and looked out in wonder.

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Hanna Hats continue to cap-tivate around the world 3 months ago

Hanna Hats continue to cap-tivate around the world

As businesses around the globe rush to embrace technology in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s old hat for the Hanna family of Hanna Hats, Donegal. 

“Since my grandfather, David …
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Small local businesses invited to feature on the Late Late 3 months ago

Small local businesses invited to feature on the Late Late

The Late Late Show is calling on small Irish businesses to join a special ‘Shop Local’ episode in November.

On November 6th, the chat show is going big on local business …
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Wild Fuschia creator has the recipe for brilliant baking gifts 3 months ago

Wild Fuschia creator has the recipe for brilliant baking gifts

If you know an aspiring baker, or if you simply love the smell of fresh breads in the oven, Wild Fuschia Bakehouse has the ingredients you need for a great …
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Let’s talk business – with FitPink founder Jenni Timony 3 months ago

Let’s talk business – with FitPink founder Jenni Timony

Ahead of National Women’s Enterprise Day tomorrow, Donegal Woman caught up with Jenni Timony of FitPink Fitness, who has been selected as a Leading Light for #NWED by Local Enterprise …
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‘I am so proud of the role that nurses and midwives have played during the pandemic’ – New INMO President 3 months ago

‘I am so proud of the role that nurses and midwives have played during the pandemic’ – New INMO President

Arranmore native Karen McGowan has been elected President of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

McGowan, an advanced nurse practitioner in Beaumont Hospital, takes over the role from outgoing INMO …
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National Women’s Enterprise Day goes online with ‘Stronger Together’ message 4 months ago

National Women’s Enterprise Day goes online with ‘Stronger Together’ message

National Women’s Enterprise Day is going online this Wednesday, October 14th with a packed programme of free virtual events.

Well-known local and national entrepreneurs will feature in expert workshops, panel …
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Careers: How to get over the biggest blockers 4 months ago

Careers: How to get over the biggest blockers

We have all been there.

You daydream for just a moment envisioning where you would like your career to go and where you would like to see yourself in …
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TV feature draws back the curtain on new La Maison studio 4 months ago

TV feature draws back the curtain on new La Maison studio

The creative and resilient team at La Maison in Letterkenny will be showcasing their new interior design studio on a brand new documentary tonight.

‘Ireland’s New Normal With Tommy Bowe’ …
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Niamh’s business of building connections 4 months ago

Niamh’s business of building connections

Niamh Donoghue from Letterkenny has worked in the fast-paced marketing worlds of San Francisco and London. But she used her time at home in Donegal during lockdown to establish a …
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Donegal women taste success with foodie start-ups 5 months ago

Donegal women taste success with foodie start-ups

Two budding foodie entrepreneurs from Donegal have gained places on the hugely successful Food Academy programme, which supports early stage food and drink producers and small food businesses.

Established in …
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Donegal shines in Irish Made finals 5 months ago

Donegal shines in Irish Made finals

Donegal is very well-represented in this year’s Irish Made Awards – the annual competition by Irish Country Magazine highlighting the best creative businesses and makers across the country.

Local entrepreneurs …
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Donegal Women in Business host online masterclass on business stories 5 months ago

Donegal Women in Business host online masterclass on business stories

Donegal Women in Business Network are delighted to present their next event as part of their Online Masterclass series – this time with a focus on Story. Everyone is welcome to …
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Free programme to help Donegal women find employment 5 months ago

Free programme to help Donegal women find employment

Are you unemployed?

Looking to personally develop move into employment now or in the future?

WISE may be for you.

WISE (Women’s Integration, Skills & Employment) is a free programme open to women …
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Women in Business lay plans for a positive year 6 months ago

Women in Business lay plans for a positive year

After the upheaval of Covid-19, the future looks very bright for the Donegal Women in Business Network.

The committee held their first planning day with new president Jo Daly to …
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‘Made Local’ campaign shines a light on Donegal designers 6 months ago

‘Made Local’ campaign shines a light on Donegal designers

A new campaign has been launched to boost Ireland’s craft and design industry this year.

Craft makers and retailers are facing unprecedented challenges with a drop in international tourism in …
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Jo Daly elected President of Donegal Women in Business Network 6 months ago

Jo Daly elected President of Donegal Women in Business Network

Donegal Town businesswoman Jo Daly has been announced as the new President of the Donegal Women in Business Network.

The non-profit network celebrates its 21st anniversary in 2020. While the …
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Learn how to master Instagram with marketing specialist Marie Shields 7 months ago

Learn how to master Instagram with marketing specialist Marie Shields

The Donegal Women in Business Network is launching a new online Masterclass series for members – starting next week with a focus on Instagram.

Marie Shields, the Donegal-based founder …
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Careers: It’s NEVER too late to start something new 7 months ago

Careers: It’s NEVER too late to start something new

Attention! Attention! 

It’s never too late to try something new or to re-discover an old passion of yours.

It’s never too late to make changes, big or small, to your …
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Donegal hairdresser ready to cut real locks after lockdown 7 months ago

Donegal hairdresser ready to cut real locks after lockdown

While hairdressers around the country are preparing to reopen, one Donegal woman is getting ready to replace her laptop and screen with scissors and masks. 

Breda Doherty, who runs Hairdos …
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Careers: How to be perceived as reliable at work 7 months ago

Careers: How to be perceived as reliable at work

People inherently value reliability. We want it and we expect it. When we get it, we trust it and it gradually becomes invaluable. 

Reliable people forge deeper relationships, receive better …
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Careers: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? 8 months ago

Careers: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?

Deirdre Mulhern is a Career Coach based in Donegal

June is here and the summertime has officially landed. This month will mark the half-way point of the year. June for …
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Lost your job due to Covid-19: Now what? 8 months ago

Lost your job due to Covid-19: Now what?

It’s 2020. You had big plans for this brand new year set out in your glossy new journal. You were finally content in your secure job.

And out of …
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Women in business seize opportunities from crisis in successful webinar 8 months ago

Women in business seize opportunities from crisis in successful webinar

The Donegal Women in Business Network adapted to the ‘new normal’ of networking for a successful online event today. 

Collaborating with LYIT DICE Labs, the network brought more than 100 …
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North West entrepreneurs invited to join Empower Programme for women 8 months ago

North West entrepreneurs invited to join Empower Programme for women

The Empower Programme is a new programme for start-ups targeted at female entrepreneurs from the West and North West of Ireland.

This programme addresses specific challenges that hinder females and …
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Donegal women line up to share entrepreneurial stories from lockdown 8 months ago

Donegal women line up to share entrepreneurial stories from lockdown

LYIT DICE labs and Donegal Women in Business have teamed up to present an exciting and innovative Webinar: Building Resilience through the Entrepreneurial Mindset on Monday 25th May at 11am.


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Leading consultant to help Letterkenny retailers restart during Covid-19 8 months ago

Leading consultant to help Letterkenny retailers restart during Covid-19

By  •  Business

Retailers who are planning to reopen in the coming weeks are being invited to join a free online seminar series with leading retail consultant Miriam Simon.

Miriam Simon of Partnering Talent …
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Idyllic France awaits for Deirdre’s new business adventure 8 months ago

Idyllic France awaits for Deirdre’s new business adventure

Donegal hoteliers Deirdre McGlone and Marc Gysling have fallen for a new business venture.

It was love at first sight on Valentine’s Day, celebrating their wedding anniversary, when they were …
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Former midwife Moira swaps spirits for sanitiser production 9 months ago

Former midwife Moira swaps spirits for sanitiser production

By  •  Business

Donegal based distiller and former midwife Moira Doherty has switched gears in her business to join the national effort to fight COVID-19.

Sliabh Liag Distillers in Carrick, owned by husband …
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The colourful little Donegal brand that’s brightening ‘quardrobes’ everywhere 10 months ago

The colourful little Donegal brand that’s brightening ‘quardrobes’ everywhere

Stay Hopeful, Be Kind, Be Positive and Love Your Planet are some of the phrases that define the mood of All Things Fiona-Lily.

Founded by Ballyshannon eco-cafe owner Fiona McIntyre, …
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Good food, delivered with love 10 months ago

Good food, delivered with love

By  •  Business

It’s business as usual for a Letterkenny food delivery company as they cater to their foodie customers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Gloria Seasons meal deliveries are lending a helping hand …
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Needs Must! How teacher Karen Murphy is embracing online communication 10 months ago

Needs Must! How teacher Karen Murphy is embracing online communication

A Donegal speech and drama teacher is taking a novel approach to communicating with students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Karen Murphy has this week launched virtual classes to work with …
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Events: Celebrating all things local with the Donegal Women in Business Network 11 months ago

Events: Celebrating all things local with the Donegal Women in Business Network

All businesses start somewhere – and local foundations and local communities are at the heart of so many Donegal enterprises.

The Donegal Women in Business Network (DWBN) placed a special …
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Big smiles for Donegal dentist manager after major awards success 11 months ago

Big smiles for Donegal dentist manager after major awards success

Blueapple Dental Care in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh have plenty of reasons to celebrate this weekend. 

Managed by Killybegs woman Sinead Doogan, they have just walked away with 4 top awards …
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Donegal woman’s fitness company making moves nationally 11 months ago

Donegal woman’s fitness company making moves nationally

Sarah Gillespie is a woman on a mission – and Ireland is taking note.

As the CEO and founder of RINKA – one of Ireland’s leading children’s fitness providers – …
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A cafe with no takeaway cups or waste? For Fiona, it’s simple! 11 months ago

A cafe with no takeaway cups or waste? For Fiona, it’s simple!

At Simply Green, you won’t find takeaway coffee cups, plastic lids or lunchboxes, because the focus is on reusing and recycling.

This cafe makes eco-cafe culture, well, simple for customers.


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Events: Donegal Women in Business study skills in selling online 12 months ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business study skills in selling online

The world of direct marketing and selling online is a place of great opportunities but also of great complications and regulations.

Mastering the legalities, etiquette and numbers of online business …
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Events: Health and wealth with the Donegal Women in Business Network 1 year ago

Events: Health and wealth with the Donegal Women in Business Network

Donegal Women in Business Network members are starting their New Year on a healthy note after placing a special focus on financial and mental wellbeing at an event on Thursday …
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Ambitious Aoibhín (16) is baking a business for herself 1 year ago

Ambitious Aoibhín (16) is baking a business for herself

Aoibhín O’Dea, from outside Gweedore, is only 16 but for the past two years she has been trading in her own bakery business called Cácaí Aoibhín.

Aoibhín’s cakes and bakes …
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