‘Very close to tipping point for many small businesses’

STRUGGLING businesses ‘may simply not be there’ when the economy reopens unless further support is given, a Letterkenny accountant has warned. Mr Cathal Roarty, owner of Farren Roarty Accountants, said that many small businesses across Donegal are ‘hanging on for dear life’. While the Covid-19 pandemic is causing a nationwide economic slowdown, it has hit […]

Council pay out almost €19m under Restart Grant Schemes

ALMOST €19m has been paid out in grant funding to businesses across Donegal this year under Restart Grant Schemes. The grant, administered by Donegal County Council, is to help businesses with the costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic. To date, over 4,000 individual grant payments to the value of €18.6m have been paid since the […]

Alarm bells ring for small firms across Donegal

THE Head of Enterprise in Donegal has said that hundreds of small companies and sole traders across the county are at risk of closing due the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Michael Tunney was speaking as it was confirmed that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Donegal continues to rise despite the county moving to […]

The search is on for Donegal’s Best Young Entrepreneur

THE search is on for Donegal’s Best Young Entrepreneur. Organised by the new Local Enterprise Office the competition has attracted almost fifty young people in the county to take part in the Donegal phase of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur.