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Randox Teoranta in Dungloe
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Irish scientists are developing a new €25 blood test for bowel cancer, which could save thousands of lives by spotting the disease at the earliest possible opportunity. The simple check will pick up on antibodies in the blood, produced as the body reacts to the onset of bowel cancer.  

·        New blood test will spot bowel cancer at earliest stage

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Letterkenny IT’s Wind Energy Centre at Killybegs have formally completed an alliance, which will enhance the employability of its wind technician graduates and make Killybegs a centre of excellence for Wind Energy Training for the industry.  ... Read more.

This major new jobs initiative for the Killybegs region aims to create 250 jobs in the area by 2014 by integrating initiatives and input from relevant state representatives and stakeholders in the Killybegs area. This follows from an economic... Read more.


John Farren with Jon Mahoney BIBA & others after a round of golf at Ballyliffen Golf Club

Donegal Diaspora Project hosted an Economic Seminar in May 2014 and Ballyliffin Golf Club established contact with with Ann Burke Vice President Economic Development Council of Western MA, Jon Mahoney Boston Irish Business Association and Tim... Read more.

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.

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