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The more you network, the more you’ll grow! 3 days 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.  

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Shannon’s udderly great idea 4 weeks 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 month 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 month 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 month 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? 2 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 2 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 2 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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’ 11 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 11 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! 11 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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