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

IDA Ireland promotes the North West region as a location engaged in a proactive, partnership approach to deliver on the access, education and lifestyle services that attract inward investment. The North West region comprises counties Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim with a total population of 257,975... 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

Shellfish- a worldclass product

Shellfish

The shellfish industry in Ireland provides an important source of economic activity in our remote coastal regions.  The industry is first documented as far back as the 16th century and was a key exporter during the Industrial Revolution and early 20th century.

The bays of Donegal have... Read more.

Project

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The economy of County Donegal is predominantly an economy of small businesses. Over 95% of all businesses in the county employ less than 50 employees and of these the vast majority are firm with less than 10 employees. These local businesses reflect both the dispersed settlement pattern of the... Read more.