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Randox sets out new vision with Dungloe 2020

Randox Teoranta sets out new vision with Dungloe 2020 - Planned €25m investment with potential to increase employment to over 500

“Harnessing power of community and diaspora is key”

Randox Laboratories, the leading medical diagnostics company, has set out a new vision for the company’s future in Dungloe which is set to benefit the wider North West region. Situated on the Atlantic coastline, Randox Teoranta’s facility in... Read more.

Project

Black and White Image of people seated on a ship

What did our ancestors take from home when they emigrated?  Donegal County Council and the Donegal County Heritage Forum have joined with The Heritage Council to find out more about what Donegal people took with them when they emigrated to... Read more.

Image of thatched cottage in countryside

Connecting members of the Diaspora with their Donegal Roots. This is my passion. I have been an amateur family historian for almost 14 years now, working mainly in County Donegal. Whilst researching my own family, I began to realise that hundreds... Read more.

Place

Image of various offshore oil and gas related Vessels.

The town of Killybegs, located on the northern shore of Donegal Bay, is a major fishing port and is surrounded by a dramatic coastline and unspoilt countryside. Killybegs is rich in history and with a strong maritime tradition, there is so much... 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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