New group to promote business development in Inishowen

Buncrana Town Council is to establish a 'Economic Development Group' in an effort to attract and develop small and medium sized business to Inishowen.

The IDA recently stated that its sole focues in attracting direct investment into Donegal would be in Letterkenny.

The association signed over land and property across the country to the council for a waving of development charges in Letterkenny.

A delegation from Buncrana Town Council met with IDA recently and were assured that if the right business ideas were brought forward and developed IDA funding would be forthcoming.

Councillor Lee Tedstone is chairing the new economic development group - he says they must be proactive:
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