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

The BASE Building

The BASE Enterprise Centre in Donegal has been described as an “Amazing creative and innovative workspace with a fantastic management team providing great opportunities for Donegal businesses”.

Since opening its doors in 2015 the centre has worked with more than 60 businesses from a range... Read more.

Article

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Born and raised in Carndonagh, Dermot Doherty attended Saint Patrick Boys National School and Carndonagh Community School before moving to undertake a degree in Business and Legal studies at University College Dublin. Following this Dermot then attended the University of Ulster Magee where he... 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.