Wednesday April 1, 2020

A rock-solid strategy

Dan McMonagle’s stone-importing business is now the biggest employer in south-west Donegal, but he still hasn’t lost touch with his farming roots.

27th October, 2007

Dan McMonagle’s stone-importing business is now the biggest employer in south-west Donegal, but he still hasn’t lost touch with his farming roots.

When Dan McMonagle decided in 1972 to quarry some stone near his farm to enhance his farming income, he could never have envisaged how things would turn out more than three decades later.

McMonagle, a small farmer from Mountcharles in Co Donegal on the edge of the Gaeltacht, thought he...

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