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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|

Unprecedented funding of over €800m for Shared Island investment priorities including A5 road

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Micheál Martin and Minister Eamon Ryan have announced new Government funding commitments of over €800 million for Shared Island projects including the long-awaited upgrading of the A5 road link to the north west. The Government today committed €600 million to the A5 North-West transport corridor and is advancing work on [...]

2024-03-08T09:51:43+00:00March 8th, 2024|Inward Investment|

Ireland’s North West City Region showcased in the Embassy of Ireland, London

On 4th December 2023 at the invitation of Ambassador of Ireland to Great Britain, Mr. Martin Fraser, an event was held in the Embassy of Ireland in London to showcase Ireland’s North West City Region as an innovative and attractive compelling destination to live, work, study, invest, explore and do business. Ireland’s North West [...]

2023-12-14T12:26:53+00:00December 14th, 2023|Inward Investment|

Connectivity and Innovation in Ireland’s North West City Region

Ireland's North West City Region, is emerging as a dynamic and thriving hub for business and innovation. With its direct connectivity to America and Europe through high-capacity fibre optic cables, the region offers a strategic advantage for companies seeking global reach. Supported by state-of-the-art research and innovation hubs and existing clusters in fintech, MedTech, [...]

2023-11-24T11:55:04+00:00November 16th, 2023|Inward Investment|

International Regulation Conference Puts the North West on the Map

The North West is to become a world leader in regulatory technology with the establishment of a RegTech Supercluster. The conference ‘Navigating the Future of Regulation’ took place in Atlantic Technological University (ATU) in Letterkenny on Wednesday, 25th October - part of a North West RegTech Initiative being developed by Donegal County Council, Derry City [...]

2023-11-24T11:54:21+00:00November 16th, 2023|Inward Investment|

Growing Global business from Irelands North West Knowledge Hub

The Asia Matters Summit took place in Letterkenny on October 2nd and 3rd and was an  amazing opportunity for businesses across all sectors in the North West City Region to find a valuable and effective route to market in Asia. Asia Matters was founded over a decade ago by the late Dr. T. P. [...]

2023-11-21T15:18:52+00:00November 16th, 2023|Inward Investment|

Ireland’s North West City Region – A Hub of Potential

Ireland's North West City Region, comprising of Donegal, Derry & Strabane is a dynamic and strategically positioned area that offers unique advantages for businesses and investors. With its strategic border location, providing access to both EU and UK markets, and a highly skilled and educated labour pool, the region presents a compelling proposition for [...]

2023-11-16T16:01:21+00:00November 16th, 2023|Inward Investment|

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|