North West talent pool “cornerstone” of success

The impressive ecosystem of multinationals based in the North West of Ireland provides the people of the region with strong employment and development opportunities across diverse sectors. One of the North West City Region’s largest employers, Allstate NI was established in 1998, to provide high quality software and business solutions to support its US-based parent […]

Councils join forces to celebrate the ‘Best of the North West’

The Best of the North West will be showcased widely over the coming weeks as part of an exciting new collaborative tourism campaign launched by Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council, working in partnership with Visit Derry and Donegal Tourism CLG. The £90,000 domestic marketing initiative will shine a light on […]

‘Recruitment problems for LUH posts to get worse’

RECRUITMENT of consultants in Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) is difficult in the best of times but, as a result of the proposed Sláintecare contract, it may become even worse. Mr Peter O’Rourke, retired consultant orthopaedic surgeon, believes the proposed contract will lead to further vacant consultant posts, more trainees emigrating on completion of training, longer […]

‘If a 6 year old kid can do it, why can’t rest of us?’

A LEADING public health specialist has warned that people need to ‘knuckle down’ if Donegal is to get out of Covid-19 lockdown in December. Donegal, Derry and Strabane continue to top the 7-day lists although cases numbers have been falling for much of the past three weeks. Dr Anthony Breslin, Specialist in Public Health Medicine […]

PBP North West Conference in Letterkenny this weekend

  The People Before Profit North West Conference will take place this weekend in Letterkenny. The conference will see many speakers talk at length about topics including poverty, repeal the eighth and housing and homelessness.    Speaking to the Donegal News ahead of the conference, PBP representative, Finnian O’Donnell encouraged the public to come along […]

Worcester Chamber President looks forward to expanded trade with Ireland North West

The President and CEO of the Worcester Chamber of Commerce, Tim Murray, hosted an Ireland North West delegation of civic leaders, officials and educational institutions in the Massachusetts city for a day of meetings and networking events. The schedule included a working lunch with the Worcester Chamber of Commerce and engagement between Worcester State University […]

Mayor of Philadelphia welcomes Ireland North West delegation to Pennsylvania

The Mayor of Philadelphia, Jim Kenney, hosted an Ireland North West delegation as they spent a full day in Pennsylvania’s largest city exploring opportunities for business and educational partnerships. The delegation, led by Leas Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr Noel Jordan, and Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Maolíosa McHugh, met […]