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Donegal Prospectus, a positive boost for the future.

Donegal, a great place to live, work and do business
Cathaoirleach Ciaran Brogan, Sir Gerry & Lady Heather Robinson, Seamus Neely Chief Executive Donegal County Council at launch of Donegal Prospectus

The new Donegal Prospectus has been described as having an important role in presenting this county as an excellent place to do business for companies thinking of locating in Ireland.

The glossy 48-page publication is to be used to attract foreign investment and showcase the county to potential investors and entrepreneurs all over the world. It highlights the world class employment and investment opportunities here and the full... Read more.


Enterprise Ireland launches new Competitive Start Fund aimed at overseas entrepreneurs and the Irish Diaspora.

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and the Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash TD,... Read more.

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Founded in Ireland by business, political and education leaders, The Irish American Partnership aims to organize Irish American support on behalf of job creation, education and economic development in Ireland. In addition, the Partnership... Read more.


Alcohol Factory

In 1936 the Irish Department of Industry & Commerce created civil service jobs when they constructed five alcohol factories in Ireland, Saorstát Alcohol Factories (1935-1937). Two factories were located in Donegal at Carndonagh &... Read more.

Image of Ardara town centre

Ardara, one of the five designated heritage towns in Donegal, is situated in the beautiful south west region of Donegal.  Close by is the Owenea River, where the salmon and trout fishing is widely regarded as one of the best in the country.  Just... Read more.