#BuyDonegal is an opportunity for us all to highlight the fantastic range of Donegal products and services (brands) available. This campaign encourages people to by a Donegal brand, take a picture of their purchase and share on social media using the hashtag #BuyDonegal or as Gaeilge #CeannaighDúnnanGall.

It is possible to buy through company websites, physically in store or both, depending on the nature of the brand. You will find a selection of wonderful craft, clothing, produce and more on this website! There is an official launch webinar taking place on Wednesday 27th October for #BuyDonegal. Everyone welcome!

Donegal Connect 2021 has been officially launched with an exciting Programme of Events to take place virtually on Thursday October 28th. The key themes for this year’s event focus on starting a tech business in Donegal and showcasing inward investment in the region.

Everyone is welcome! More details about this year’s virtual Donegal Connect events on the 28th of October can be found here.

The Rebuilders will be the theme of the New York-New Belfast 2021 hybrid summit which will plot out a recovery roadmap for these two great cities, drawing on the centres of excellence that Belfast boasts including fintech, green economy, peace-building and innovation. Click HERE for tickets.
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Ambition is an exciting new pre-accelerator programme of Irish Chamber members at the Local Enterprise Office in County Donegal which focuses on early-stage female entrepreneurs and promotes the skills and resilience needed to develop globally scalable ventures, attract investment and create jobs.

This programme is open to women outside Donegal, part of our Donegal Diaspora, and women who have a connection with Donegal. The application process opens from 7am GMT on the 23rd August. Further details about the programme and the application process available and you will find links to the online application form here.

Open Evening is planned for the 8th of September at 5pm GMT/12 pm EST, which will give you the opportunity to hear more from previous participants and how the programme helped them and also to consider what’s important in the application process. You can register for the open evening here.

Donegal County Council is a local authority working to continue to build a strong, competitive and innovative economy in Donegal, Ireland while supporting the sustainable development of our communities and providing a culturally rich and excellent quality of life and making Donegal a great place to not only live and work in but to visit, do business and invest in. For more visit www.donegal.ie or check out our social media platforms LinkedIn and Twitter.