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Minister Conor Murphy’s vision for the future of the Northern Ireland economy

Department for the Economy NI Minister Conor Murphy sets out his vision for the future of Northern Ireland economy. Speaking in the Assembly the Minister set out four key priorities as part of a new Economic Mission. He said: “One objective is to create Good Jobs. Many workers and their families are denied a decent [...]

2024-03-15T10:58:15+00:00March 15th, 2024|Inward Investment, News|

It’s ships ahoy as the Clipper Race fleet arrives from Wednesday

It's ships ahoy as the Clipper Race fleet arrives from Wednesday The excitement was building in Derry and Strabane as it was announced this morning that the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet will arrive in the City a day ahead of schedule, with the first yacht due to sail up the Foyle [...]

2022-07-13T09:55:01+00:00July 13th, 2022|News|

Mary McKenna, MBE, empowering female founders across the country

Mary McKenna, MBE, empowering female founders across the country Born in County Tyrone, Mary McKenna, MBE, has always been drawn to the North West of Ireland. Shortly after being born her family emigrated to Yorkshire where she was brought up. Many “happy school holidays” were spent with their grandmother in Inishowen and a strong [...]

2022-07-13T09:11:42+00:00July 13th, 2022|News|

Cross border talent mapping project aimed at supporting business and driving job creation across NW

Cross border talent mapping project aimed at supporting business and driving job creation across NW Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council have teamed up to launch a new cross-border initiative that will map skills to help identify the talent needs of local business to drive job creation and secure investment [...]

2022-07-13T08:57:17+00:00July 7th, 2022|News|

£50 million data innovation hub for manufacturers to accelerate digital tech

£50 million data innovation hub for manufacturers to accelerate digital tech UK manufacturers are to have their productivity and competitiveness boosted thanks to a new data innovation hub and testbed led by Ulster University, Industry Minister Lee Rowley announced today. The £50 million Smart Manufacturing Data Hub (SMDH) will support small and medium size [...]

2022-05-31T10:14:13+00:00June 2nd, 2022|News|

Remote work for FREE in Donegal this summer!

Donegal County Council in collaboration with digital hubs across the county are offering the chance to work for FREE from a digital hub in Donegal until September 30th through a new working holiday campaign. The initiative provides the opportunity to enjoy everything that Donegal has to offer during the summer months while also availing [...]

2022-05-31T10:01:11+00:00June 2nd, 2022|News|

North West City Region perfect backdrop for Europe’s finest

North West City Region perfect backdrop for Europe’s finest The MIT Innovators Under 35 Europe event was recently hosted in the idyllic setting of west Donegal, bringing together the best and brightest young talent, who will shape our future with innovative advancements in their respective fields. While showing off the expertise of the 35 [...]

2022-05-31T10:02:30+00:00June 1st, 2022|News|

North West Talent Pool is the Cornerstone to Allstate Northern Ireland’s Success

North West Talent Pool is the Cornerstone to Allstate Northern Ireland’s 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, [...]

2022-05-31T10:03:01+00:00May 31st, 2022|News|

Atlantic Technological University marks the “start of a new journey” for the North West

Atlantic Technological University marks the "start of a new journey" for the North West The Atlantic Technological University (Ollscoil Teichneolaíochta an Atlantaigh) was launched by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD. Speaking at a landmark event at ATU Sligo and live-streamed to campuses in Galway, Mayo and Donegal, [...]

2022-05-31T10:04:21+00:00April 25th, 2022|News|

Councils join forces to celebrate the ‘Best of the Northwest’

Councils join forces to celebrate the 'Best of the Northwest' 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 & Donegal Tourism [...]

2022-05-31T10:03:46+00:00April 25th, 2022|News|