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

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

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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The economy of County Donegal is predominantly an economy of small businesses. Over 95% of all businesses in the county employ less than 50 employees and of these the vast majority are firm with less than 10 employees. These local businesses reflect both the dispersed settlement pattern of the... Read more.