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

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

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.

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

The North West is the gateway to UK and EU Markets, US investors told

Pictured in Boston, the delegates from Donegal and Derry City & Strabane District Council areas

The North West region’s unique strategic cross border location with a foothold in both EU and the UK and its pipeline of talent was the key message shared with potential investors in both Philadelphia and Boston as part of the Ireland North West trade delegation that travelled to the US in... Read more.

Project

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Do you know that we have our own native honey bee here in Ireland? The Native Irish Honey Bee is often called the ‘Black Bee’ as it is generally dark in colour – although it can vary on occasion. It is a strain of the Dark European Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) indigenous to Ireland,... Read more.