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Design N’ Ambition the key fabric of Edel’s Success

Design N’ Ambition the key fabric of Edel’s Success Edel MacBride is an award-winning designer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and more. Having been involved in the craft and design industry since the tender age of 11, (to source funds for a trip to Dublin!) craft is in her DNA. Edel’s story about business, the industry, involvement [...]

2021-10-18T13:11:56+00:00October 18th, 2021|News|

New exhibition explores life along Derry-Donegal border

New exhibition explores life along Derry-Donegal Border. A new exhibition titled Borderlands will open at the Alley Theatre on Monday 26th July exploring a realistic, refreshing and relatable insight into life on the border in modern times. It will feature 22 participants from all walks of life who are living on the border between the Derry [...]

2021-07-28T13:23:31+00:00July 28th, 2021|News|

All Island Strategic Rail Review to consider restoring services in Donegal

All Island Strategic Rail Review to consider restoring services in Donegal The Engineering and Consultancy company ARUP has been given the contract to take forward the All Island Strategic Rail Review. The cross border review will look at all aspects of rail on the island of Ireland, including whether it would be viable to [...]

2021-07-28T10:59:12+00:00July 28th, 2021|News|

O’Neills to further explore US market on trade mission

O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd are aiming to gain a stronger foothold in the US sportswear market when they travel to Philadelphia and Boston this month as part of a joint trade delegation led by Donegal and Derry/Strabane Councils. The Strabane-based sportswear specialists are one of seven companies from both sides of [...]

2019-11-07T14:38:22+00:00November 7th, 2019|News|

Brand-It Tech set to dip toes into US Market on Trade Mission

Strabane based branding and signage technology specialists Brand-It Technologies are taking the first steps towards entering the US Market when they make the trip to Philadelphia and Boston in November as part of a joint trade delegation from the Donegal and Derry / Strabane Councils. Brand-It Technologies are part of branding and signage [...]

2019-11-07T14:33:44+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Humanity Cosmetics aiming to make American breakthrough

  Christopher Reid, co-director of Humanity Cosmetics, has said that his company had no hesitations in getting involved with next month’s high-level trade and investment delegation travelling to Boston and Philadelphia. Christopher runs the skincare brand aimed specifically at men with his fellow co-director Gerald Floyd, and they are one of seven companies [...]

2019-11-07T14:41:38+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

US delegation ‘important to develop links’ visit ahead of trade visit

Representatives from Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development visited the North West region this week to forge links with local companies ahead of a trade visit to the US, scheduled to take place in November. The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Michaela Boyle welcoming the delegation to the [...]

2019-11-07T14:42:13+00:00November 7th, 2019|News|

Baronscourt and Muff Liquor drinks companies showcasing in Philadelphia

  A locally-based brewing company that specialises in creating flavoursome artisan craft beers is to showcase its produce to some of the top influencers in the drinks industry when the company travels to Philadelphia this week. Baronscourt Brewing Company, are in the United States alongside Donegal based The Muff Liquor Company as part [...]

2019-11-07T14:42:55+00:00November 7th, 2019|News|

North West’s quality education provision to be promoted in the US

Working to enhance and further develop the strong educational links between the North West region and the US is a key objective of the joint cross border trade mission that is travelling to Boston and Philadelphia next week. The trade mission, led by Derry City and Strabane District Council and Donegal County Councils, [...]

2019-11-07T14:52:32+00:00November 5th, 2019|News|

Local companies say trade mission key to tapping into US markets

  Two locally based brewing companies, who travelled to Philadelphia last week to showcase their award winning craft products to key influencers in the US drinks industry, have hailed the trip a huge success. John Wauchob from Baronscourt Brewing Company and Niall McColgan from The Muff Liquor Company have encouraged other local companies [...]

2019-11-07T14:52:21+00:00May 29th, 2019|News|