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

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The Donegal Industrial fund came at a crucial time when Donegal was suffering great hardships, both personal and economic, brought by the Famine. Upon a visit to Donegal in 1883, Alice Hart and her husband Ernest set up a Donegal Famine Fund having witnessed the severe hardship that the county... 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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This is the story of Ian Harkin and Lucie Follett of Arklu and their success with the international toy brand, Lottie Dolls.  Ian, originally from Ballybofey, travelled to Australia in 2000. His experience of life there and his international travel adventures convinced him that the world was... Read more.