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Start-ups nationwide: North West finally starts to pick up the pace

Change is coming slowly to the region, but an increase in start-up activity is now becoming noticeable, writes Graham Clifford.

22nd December, 2013

Even during the height of Ireland's economic boom areas in the North West of the country struggled to grow new enterprises.

That was partly down to location and partly down to a tradition of emigration .

''We would have had a lot of workers and self-employed people, especially in the construction industry, travelling up to Dublin to work and then returning to the county at weekends,'' said Ursula Donnelly of Donegal's Enterprise board.

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