Invest Donegal

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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

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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Profile

The fascinating story of Donegal's most famous chain begins with Patrick (or Paddy) “The Cope” Gallagher, the shops founder. Born in 1873 in Cleendra, in the west Donegal parish of Templecrone, Paddy began his work life as a farm labourer at a young age. He then, like many others at the time,... Read more.

Organisation

Inishowen Co-op

The Co-op Movement

In 1889, Ireland’s first co-operatives were established in Doneraile, Co. Cork and the first co-operative creamery was opened in Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick. Adopting the Danish Co-operative Model, the Irish Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd. (later... Read more.

Place

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Oakfield Park was built in 1739 as a Deanery for Raphoe Cathedral.  Captain Thomas Butler Stoney bought it from the church in 1869 and turned it into a country estate.The Georgian house was beautifully restored in 1998 by Sir Gerry & Lady Robinson when they moved with their young family to... 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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IDA Ireland launched the next phase of its ‘Connect and Invest’ series by focusing on the gateway location of Letterkenny.  'Connect and Invest - Letterkenny' is an interactive experience designed for use on tablet, smartphone and pc. 

Information on location, education, lifestyle and... Read more.