Invest Donegal

Invest Donegal

Donegal provides ideal opportunities for investors to expand their market potential. The region has excellent transport links, ample low-cost space, and highly skilled workers.

A high-capacity cable network will allow you to realise your dream no matter where you do business.

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On Location in Inishowen - Image courtesy of Jonathan Hession
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IDA Donegal
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Killybegs Fishing Port
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Local Produce
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Profile

Paddy Harte sitting arms folded by a green area in a town

Paddy Harte was born in 1931 in the Corner House in Lifford where generations of the family ran a successful butchering and licensed trade.  He soon followed in the family tradition opening his own butchering businesses in Lifford and later Raphoe where he settled after getting married in 1953... Read more.

Organisation

The fascinating story of Donegal's most famous chain begins with Patrick (or Paddy) “The Cope” Gallagher, the shops founder. Born in 1873 in Cleendra, in the west Donegal parish of Templecrone, Paddy began his work life as a farm labourer at a young age.  He then, like many others at the time,... Read more.

Place

Seaweed growing is one of the Irish west coast’s primary industries. One of the more traditional forms of Irish industry, seaweed harvesting has been practiced for at least 50 years and is heavily associated with the west coast of Ireland.

In January 2001 Rosaria Piseri, an algologist of... Read more.

Article

Shellfish- a worldclass product

Shellfish

The shellfish industry in Ireland provides an important source of economic activity in our remote coastal regions.  The industry is first documented as far back as the 16th century and was a key exporter during the Industrial Revolution and early 20th century.

The bays of Donegal have... Read more.

Project

Farmflo

The Irish Farming Community Descended on Letterkenny on Wednesday 18th June 2014 to attend the formal launch of Farmflo’s new Crops 2.0 and mobile app products.  The event was held at the CoLab facility where Farmflo is now based.

“As government and EU... Read more.