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

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Sir Gerry Robinson was born in 1948 in Dunfanaghy, County Donegal.  He began his career in 1965 in the cost office of Lesney Products, (Matchbox Toys) after leaving St Mary’s Seminary at Castlehead.  During his time at Lesney he progressed through various accounting roles to become Chief... 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 to China

Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly was born in Letterkenny (1965), his father from the Oldtown and his mother from Glenswilly. He joined the Department of Post & Telegraph (now An Post) in 1980 and took early retirement in 1987 and graduated from the University of Ulster in 1992 in... Read more.

Project

Marguerite Cox

The story of Marguerite Cox, whose ambitions and career flourished when she returned home to Donegal

“I use to watch the monks from Ards Friary walk past my window as I trained IT operators in India from my home office. It was a juxtaposition that reflected my... Read more.