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Women in Construction programme invites applicants to build their future 4 days ago

Women in Construction programme invites applicants to build their future

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Rural Enterprise Skillnet is reopening applications for the next edition of its popular Women in Construction programme after a successful launch earlier this year.

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Muff Liquor’s Laura Bonner honoured as Global Irish Entrepreneur of the Year 4 days ago

Muff Liquor’s Laura Bonner honoured as Global Irish Entrepreneur of the Year

Greencastle businesswoman Laura Bonnar has been awarded the title of Global Irish Business Entrepreneur of the Year 2024 by the All-Ireland Business Foundation.

The Muff Liquor Company CEO has been …
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Watch: A 20 year dream comes true for Muff Liquor Company founder Laura Bonner 2 weeks ago

Watch: A 20 year dream comes true for Muff Liquor Company founder Laura Bonner

Greencastle woman Laura Bonner was beaming with joy to be surrounded by so many supporters at the Muff Liquor Company brand home launch today.

The award-winning entrepreneur’s 20 year dream …
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Applications open for Donegal’s award-winning female entrepreneurship accelerator 2 weeks ago

Applications open for Donegal’s award-winning female entrepreneurship accelerator

An award-winning business accelerator established to encourage female entrepreneurship in Donegal is now open for applications.

Following the success of the programme over the last four years, Local Enterprise …
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20 women’s groups in Donegal to share over €41,000 in new grants 1 month ago

20 women’s groups in Donegal to share over €41,000 in new grants

A total of 20 women’s groups in Donegal have been allocated a total of €41,000 in Government grant funding.

It’s part of a round of grant funding for over 500 …
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‘Smiley Eileey’ graduates as one of Ireland’s newest dentists 1 month ago

‘Smiley Eileey’ graduates as one of Ireland’s newest dentists

Dr. Eileen McGlinchey has a reason to be beaming after graduating as one of Ireland’s newest dentists.

The Ardara native, now living in Letterkenny, received her dental degree from Cork …
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Drumkeen woman introduced as Donegal’s newest solicitor 1 month ago

Drumkeen woman introduced as Donegal’s newest solicitor

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Donegal’s newest solicitor has been formally introduced as the county’s newest practising solicitor.

Drumkeen woman Dympna Gallinagh was welcomed to her role at Letterkenny District Court.

Ms Gallinagh is working …
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Donegal woman behind first all-island women founders summit 2 months ago

Donegal woman behind first all-island women founders summit

Donegal-based innovation adviser and tech entrepreneur, Mary McKenna, is preparing to open Ireland’s first all-island summit for female founders next Monday.

Mary is chairperson of Awaken Hub, the organisers …
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Muff Liquor Company living the American dream with US distribution deal 3 months ago

Muff Liquor Company living the American dream with US distribution deal

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Greencastle entrepreneur Laura Bonner’s Muff Liquor Company is going Stateside after signing a distribution agreement in the US.

The deal will give Lucas Bols, a major player in the global …
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Hotelier Aisling Arnold elected Chair of Donegal branch of IHF 3 months ago

Hotelier Aisling Arnold elected Chair of Donegal branch of IHF

Aisling Arnold, General Manager of Arnolds Hotel in Dunfanaghy, has been elected Chair of the Donegal Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF).

A fourth-generation hotelier and member of the …
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Donegal sisters shaking up the fashion scene with sustainable streetwear 4 months ago

Donegal sisters shaking up the fashion scene with sustainable streetwear

Two Donegal sisters are helping us be more sustainable in style through their Letterkenny store and newly launched website.

SourcedBySab.com, which goes live today, is Donegal’s first website for premium …
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Women in Construction programme now enrolling in Donegal 4 months ago

Women in Construction programme now enrolling in Donegal

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Are you currently unemployed and looking for a new career?

A new Letterkenny-based Women in Construction Programme is an excellent opportunity for women looking …
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Brave stories empower as businesswomen unite across borders 4 months ago

Brave stories empower as businesswomen unite across borders

Powerful, raw and uplifting stories were shared on International Women’s Day as the Donegal Women in Business Network joined forces with the Enterprising Women of Mid and East Antrim for …
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Claire McDonough elected new President of Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce 5 months ago

Claire McDonough elected new President of Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce

Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce has elected Claire McDonough as its new President.

Claire is the Co-Owner of La Maison Interior Design Studio and most recently served as Vice President and …
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Women in Construction programme launching in Donegal 5 months ago

Women in Construction programme launching in Donegal

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Rural Enterprise Skillnet is delighted to announce the launch of a Women in Construction programme, a full-time ten-week programme, open to women seeking to work in this sector.


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Donegal Women in Business Network to celebrate cross-border connections this International Women’s Day 5 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network to celebrate cross-border connections this International Women’s Day

Mark your calendars! The Donegal Women in Business Network (DWIBN) is excited to partner with the enterprising women of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council for a special “Crossing Horizons: …
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Donegal woman’s inclusive fashion brand scoops Google business award 6 months ago

Donegal woman’s inclusive fashion brand scoops Google business award

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ADAPTAFASHION by Donegal Town woman Sarah Timony has been announced as the county winner of Google and LEO’s ‘You’re the Business’ campaign.

Sarah’s brand is a stylish and affordable clothing …
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Donegal Traveller woman finds empowerment on inspirational university journey 6 months ago

Donegal Traveller woman finds empowerment on inspirational university journey

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A Traveller from Donegal is set to continue leading the way in her community following her graduation with a BA in her chosen field.

Pamela Cullotty, from Kilmacrennan, graduated at …
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Moville woman overcomes the odds to land dream CEO job 6 months ago

Moville woman overcomes the odds to land dream CEO job

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Inishowen’s Edel Murphy has been appointed as the new head of Northern Ireland’s leading disability arts organisation – Atypical.

Edel, who has overcome many personal health challenges, plans to use …
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Networking and festive cheer at the Donegal Women in Business Network’s Christmas Gathering! 8 months ago

Networking and festive cheer at the Donegal Women in Business Network’s Christmas Gathering!

Get ready to celebrate the festive season with the Donegal Women in Business Network’s annual Christmas gathering.

The event will be held on Thursday, December 6th 2023 from 7.30pm at …
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Empowering messages at National Womens’ Enterprise Day celebration in Donegal 9 months ago

Empowering messages at National Womens’ Enterprise Day celebration in Donegal

Businesswomen across Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim gathered at Lough Eske Castle for an event to celebrate National Womens’ Enterprise Day. The event was organised by Local Enterprise Office Donegal, in …
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Donegal businesswoman to represent UK and Ireland on the global stage 9 months ago

Donegal businesswoman to represent UK and Ireland on the global stage

A Donegal businesswoman has been selected by the International Association of Convention Centres to be a Future Shaper in 2024, representing the UK and Ireland on a global stage.

Ciara …
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Social entrepreneur Helen Nolan selected as finalist in People’s Choice Awards 10 months ago

Social entrepreneur Helen Nolan selected as finalist in People’s Choice Awards

Inishowen social entrepreneur Helen Nolan has been named as Donegal’s only finalist in the People’s Choice Awards.

Helen, the CEO of Spraoi agus Spórt, has been shortlisted in the Excellence …
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Donegal architect wins award for stunning country cottage project 1 year ago

Donegal architect wins award for stunning country cottage project

A leading architect from Donegal has won an award in the UK for an innovative family home renovation and extension.

Brid Carr from Falcarragh is a Director at Randell Design …
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Double the degrees for Donegal mum and daughter! 1 year ago

Double the degrees for Donegal mum and daughter!

By  •  Careers

A mutual love of maths added up to IRC PhD awards for a Donegal-based lecturer and her mother from Ballyshannon.

Aoife Hill, who is an Assistant Lecturer in Computing at …
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Donegal businesswoman’s appeal for child abuse helpline 1 year ago

Donegal businesswoman’s appeal for child abuse helpline

A Donegal businesswoman is appealing for people in the county to back a campaign for the national child sexual abuse helpline.

The CARI (Children at …
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Forward Emphasis to host careers open day this Friday 1 year ago

Forward Emphasis to host careers open day this Friday

All roads lead to Malin Head this coming Friday where Forward Emphasis, one of the largest employers in Inishowen, will be showcasing all that they do and the fantastic opportunities …
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JOBS: Recruitment campaign offers the London life with zero bills 1 year ago

JOBS: Recruitment campaign offers the London life with zero bills

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A London-based Irish pub company is on the hunt for some home grown talent.

Sound interesting?

A well-established company is currently recruiting for staff of all levels – from floor/bar …
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Larissa Feeney elected president of Donegal Women in Business Network 1 year ago

Larissa Feeney elected president of Donegal Women in Business Network

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 …
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Letterkenny law firm raises the bar with first female partner appointment 1 year ago

Letterkenny law firm raises the bar with first female partner appointment

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Letterkenny solicitor Donna Ponsonby has been announced as the first female partner of leading law firm, Gallagher & Brennan Solicitors.

Since 2006, Gallagher & Brennan Solicitors has been representing clients …
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Donegal entrepreneurs reach final of Irish Women’s Awards 1 year ago

Donegal entrepreneurs reach final of Irish Women’s Awards

By  •  Business

Two Donegal-based entrepreneurs have been announced as finalists in the Irish Women’s Awards 2023.

The event recognises and celebrates Irish female talent, providing a platform for trailblazing women to be …
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55 candidates prepare for Irish Institute of Insurance exams 1 year ago

55 candidates prepare for Irish Institute of Insurance exams

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Forward Emphasis International, our own indigenous local employer will, for the 15th year, circle the wagons around and support its cohort of 55 individuals who will this month …
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Shandon Hotel Manager Carolynne Harrison in the running for national award 1 year ago

Shandon Hotel Manager Carolynne Harrison in the running for national award

Well-known Donegal hotel manager Carolynne Harrison has been short-listed for the title of Hotel Manager of the Year.

Carolynne, the general manager at the Shandon Hotel in Dunfanghy, beat off …
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Inishowen businesswoman crowned ‘Handcrafted Spirits Business Leader of the Year’ 1 year ago

Inishowen businesswoman crowned ‘Handcrafted Spirits Business Leader of the Year’

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Trailblazing Inishowen businesswoman Laura Bonner has been crowned as the Handcrafted Spirits Business Leader of the Year 2023 in Western Europe.

Laura Bonner from Greencastle, is the co-founder and CEO …
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Free networking coffee morning for Donegal women in business 1 year ago

Free networking coffee morning for Donegal women in business

Donegal Women in Business Network is inviting everyone to a networking coffee morning this Friday 5th May at 10:30am -11:30am.

The coffee morning meet-ups will be taking …
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‘Late Late’ popularity wave causes Glenties woman’s jewellery website to crash! 1 year ago

‘Late Late’ popularity wave causes Glenties woman’s jewellery website to crash!

A Donegal jewellery maker is enjoying a surge in business after an appearance on The Late Late Show.

Lorraine McHugh from Glenties was featured in a ‘trash to treasure’ segment …
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Donegal teacher elected as new INTO President 1 year ago

Donegal teacher elected as new INTO President

A west Donegal native has been elected as the new vice president of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO).

Dorothy McGinley, native of Annagry, represents District 2 encompassing Derry, Tyrone, …
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Job Advert: London-Irish pubs offering zero bills ‘live-in’ packages for Bar Staff 1 year ago

Job Advert: London-Irish pubs offering zero bills ‘live-in’ packages for Bar Staff

Is it time for you to try something new?

Whelan’s, one of London’s most forward-thinking Irish pub companies is recruiting full-time Bar Staff at all levels.

Whelan’s are looking for …
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Busy Bee Abbie (20) presents new-look bistro! 1 year ago

Busy Bee Abbie (20) presents new-look bistro!

Young businesswoman Abbie Long is proud to present her newly revamped cafe, The Busy Bee, this Wednesday.

The cafe, located on Main Street Ballybofey, is a haven of sweet treats …
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Job Vacancy: Letterkenny store hiring Retail Assistants (Full-Time and Part-Time) 1 year ago

Job Vacancy: Letterkenny store hiring Retail Assistants (Full-Time and Part-Time)

Job Vacancies: A long-established retailer in Letterkenny is recruiting for one Full Time and one Part Time Retail Assistant.

These roles are suitable for someone looking for a long-term position.


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Irish-Australian recruitment agency seeks construction professionals for jobs in Australia 1 year ago

Irish-Australian recruitment agency seeks construction professionals for jobs in Australia

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The construction job market in Australia continues to grow, offering exciting opportunities for Irish and UK workers looking for warm weather, a great lifestyle, the chance to earn good …
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Creative Ukrainian women establish new studio in Milford 1 year ago

Creative Ukrainian women establish new studio in Milford

A new arts and crafts studio, 1st House, recently welcomed its first customers in the former AIB Bank on Main Street, Milford.  

1st House has been opened by …
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Gallery: Donegal’s businesswomen get inspired on International Women’s Day 1 year ago

Gallery: Donegal’s businesswomen get inspired on International Women’s Day

The Donegal Women in Business Network celebrated International Women’s Day last week with an event full of valuable advice for people at all stages of their business journey.

The “Building …
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‘More women around the world are breaking through that distillery glass ceiling’ 1 year ago

‘More women around the world are breaking through that distillery glass ceiling’

International Women’s Day is the perfect time to shine a light on one female distiller blazing a trail in an historically male dominated industry.

Moira Doherty is the Gin Queen …
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Donegal woman appointed as Partner in law firm Matheson 1 year ago

Donegal woman appointed as Partner in law firm Matheson

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Congratulations to Donegal Town native, Gráinne Boyle who has been appointed by Matheson LLP as a partner in its International Business Group.

Matheson LLP is an Irish law …
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Megan keeps on trucking and breaking stereotypes! 1 year ago

Megan keeps on trucking and breaking stereotypes!

A young Donegal woman is paving the way in construction and inspiring others to follow her lead.

Megan Ruddy, aged 23, has had an eventful year of training as an …
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Women Beyond Borders business summit offers exciting networking opportunities 1 year ago

Women Beyond Borders business summit offers exciting networking opportunities

By  •  Business

Donegal Women in Business Network, Women in Enterprise Derry/Londonderry, and Enterprising Women – Mid and East Antrim have come together to present a fantastic event on Feb 23rd  entitled Women …
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Inspirational Donegal graduate finds comfort in learning 2 years ago

Inspirational Donegal graduate finds comfort in learning

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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 years 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 2 years 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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