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Ireland to Connect with 10,000 Islanders in Global Virtual Island Summit
Island communities in Ireland can connect up with an estimated 10,000 other islanders across the world in the second ever global Virtual Island Summit (VIS) taking place online from 7-13th September this year. "The Virtual Island Summit seeks to build digital bridges...
B&B Breaks for Shining Stars of Covid-hit Communities
B&B Ireland in association with Inis Communications has launched a competition to reward volunteers who have been the Shining Stars of their communities in lockdown. Three lucky winners will each win a 3-night B&B Activity Break for 2 people, says Helena...
Gap App to Boost Safety for Coffee Lovers
Gap Coffee, Bridgend, Co Donegal is opening for business with closed doors and a new safety-focused online order & collect service this Thursday 28th May. “We’re launching our own app so people can pay and pick-up their favourite treats from a special new hatch...
Launch of #onlinehelp For Coronavirus-Hit Businesses
Inis Communications is delighted to announce the launch of #onlinehelp – a free advice and support service for Donegal businesses who have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Check out the details here: Inis Communications director Trish Hegarty says the aim of...
#LoveDonegal Day Case Study for Donegal Enterprise Week Gaeltacht Event
I’m delighted to be speaking at Donegal Enterprise Week 2020 at the gteic@kilcar Fiontarlann, this Thursday 5th March at 7.15pm.  This event is organsied by Westbic and is titled: Using PR, Marketing & An Gaeilge to Promote Your Gaeltacht Business. I'm first up in...
Donegal Connect Wins Tourism Award
The Donegal Connect 2019 project has won the Fáilte Ireland sponsored Best Tourism Initiative at the 2020 LAMA Awards, which took place in Dublin at the weekend. Inis Communications director Trish Hegarty says it's a great achievement for everyone involved. Inis...
Donegal Connect Nominated For 3 Awards
Inis Communications is delighted to confirm that the Donegal Connect 2019 project has been shortlisted for 3 All Ireland Community & Council Awards – otherwise known as the LAMA awards. The project has been nominated for its achievements in the digital marketing,...
Deirdre Burke Merges Family Law Practice with Orpen Franks
Top Family Lawyer Deirdre Burke has joined forces with one of Ireland’s oldest leading law practices, Orpen Franks, to set up a new Family Law department at the Dublin 4 firm. “We’ve been in business for over 200 years and have built a reputation for excellence in...
3 Easy Ways To Prepare For A Radio Interview

Even if you know your stuff inside out, you need to make time to prepare for a radio interview.

How to Issue a News Release
How you issue a news release is just as important as what you write in it. If you issue a news release the wrong way, you have probably wasted your time and it is unlikely to get any media coverage. I spent 14 years working as a journalist in print and broadcast...
Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online has won the Best Small Practice Award at last night’s Irish Accountancy Awards gala ceremony in The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Speaking after the event, founder and director Larissa Feeney (on right in picture) said they “are thrilled to receive the...

BBC Children In Need funding for Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women is delighted to announced that we are to receive funding of almost £63,000 from BBC Children In Need. The funding will support the delivery of child care services for children aged 0-4, whose mothers are receiving support from our centre.  ...

Demand exceeds supply as B&B bookings rise

Demand for B&B Ireland bookings rose 15% last year, with the number of overseas visitors choosing an Irish B&B home stay also up 15% - exceeding the national figure of 10% growth in overseas visitors. That’s according to B&B Ireland, the leading body...

New online look for Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women present a new face to the world online, with a revamped website to highlight all the services they have to offer in a clear and user-friendly format. “We’ve been providing health and wellbeing services for women in the north west since 1989”, says...

Test Your Drink make Virgin Voom semi-finals

Congratulations to Derry start-up Test Your Drink, who made it all the way to the semi-finals of the Voom - the UK and Ireland's longest business pitch marathon.  Founder and owner Gary Bates said he was "very proud that we made it to the semi-final, putting us in the...

RTE Prime Time special on defective blocks in Donegal homes

Letterkenny building defects expert Damien McKay featured in this week's RTÉ’s Primetime special investigation into defective blocks used in homes in Donegal. McKay says he has inspected  "over 220 houses in the past two years, but the number of houses affected is...