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

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Sir Gerry Robinson was born in 1948 in Dunfanaghy, County Donegal.  He began his career in 1965 in the cost office of Lesney Products, (Matchbox Toys) after leaving St Mary’s Seminary at Castlehead.  During his time at Lesney he progressed through various accounting roles to become Chief... Read more.

Organisation

Inishowen Co-op

The Co-op Movement

In 1889, Ireland’s first co-operatives were established in Doneraile, Co. Cork and the first co-operative creamery was opened in Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick. Adopting the Danish Co-operative Model, the Irish Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd. (later... Read more.

Place

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Oakfield Park was built in 1739 as a Deanery for Raphoe Cathedral.  Captain Thomas Butler Stoney bought it from the church in 1869 and turned it into a country estate.The Georgian house was beautifully restored in 1998 by Sir Gerry & Lady Robinson when they moved with their young family to... Read more.

Article

Letterkenny Gateway

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Letterkenny along with Derry City is designated as one of ten Development Gateways in the Republic of Ireland (National Spatial Strategy).  It is unique in that it is a cross-border gateway linked to Derry City.  This Letterkenny-Derry Gateway is the focal point for the North West Gateway... Read more.

Project

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Do you know that we have our own native honey bee here in Ireland? The Native Irish Honey Bee is often called the ‘Black Bee’ as it is generally dark in colour – although it can vary on occasion. It is a strain of the Dark European Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) indigenous to Ireland,... Read more.