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DPWN Publishing Signs Moira Ní Ghallachóir to their “Overcoming Mediocrity” Project

DPWN Publishing Signs Moira Ní Ghallachóir to their “Overcoming Mediocrity” Project
West Chicago, IL – August 15 – DPWN Publishing announces that Moira Ní Ghallachóir, will be a contributing author to their next publication, “Overcoming Mediocrity Volume IV-Remarkable Women”.  The publication is the fourth volume in a series of highly successful motivational books filled with personal, inspirational stories from women who have created significance and impact in their personal and professional lives. 
Moira helps small business owners and entrepreneurs who hate sales - inspire their way to more clients, customers and profits without being salesy.  She wants them to have the increased profits they yearn for, that fuels a life they love ... doing what they love!"
"I walked out on my 9-5 job in London four years ago, because I felt that my soul was dying.  I moved back home to Donegal - a picturesque area in a tiny corner of Ireland. Despite that its beauty was unappreciated, with many businesses closing. I was determined to do what I could to bring it back to life. I began to work with business owners in the area, to use their talents, resources and abilities to not only turn Donegal around, but turn their businesses around. Because I helped those business owners to see a bigger vision for themselves, my own business took off!"
Moira now brings her inspired, dynamic, successful brand of business mentoring to the U.S., to show American entrepreneurs a bigger vision for their own businesses, and a powerful, authentic path to inspire their way to more contacts, contracts, clients and cash! She also books one-of-a-kind business retreats to beautiful Donegal, for entrepreneurs to refresh, renew, and rediscover the power of their own business vision.
For more information about Moira Ní Ghallachóir please feel free to visit her website www.mng.ie, call +353 83 123 0529 mngDonegal Skype or email at Moira@mng.ie.
“Overcoming Mediocrity” offers insight from authors of various industries on:
•    Banishing self-sabotaging beliefs to create an empowered life
•    Creating a successful and well balanced life
•    Lessons of faith, love and joy
The publication in progress, “Overcoming Mediocrity Volume IV--Remarkable Women” follows the first three volumes of “Overcoming Mediocrity” from DPWN Publishing: “Overcoming Mediocrity Volume I--Dynamic Women” published in 2013, “Overcoming Mediocrity Volume II-Courageous Women” published in 2014 and “Overcoming Mediocrity Volume III--Strong Women” published in 2015. DPWN Publishing is a subsidiary of the Dynamic Professional Women’s Network.  
Past volumes of “Overcoming Mediocrity” books, both hard cover and kindle versions, can be found at www.amazon.com.
About the Dynamic Professional Women’s Network
The Dynamic Professional Women’s Network, Inc. (DPWN) is an industry exclusive, networking organization for professional, dynamic women to create partnerships, generate ideas, alliances, and revenues. DPWN is based in the Chicago area with chapters nationwide. For more information about DPWN, visit www.OurDPWN.com. To learn more about becoming an “Overcoming Mediocrity” author, visit www.dpwnpublishing.com.
Christie Ruffino
Dynamic Professional Women's Network, Inc.

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2016

A warm welcome awaits you in Donegal Town on the Wild Atlantic Way. Everyone is invited to attend the biggest Gastronomic Food Extravaganza Party of the North West equally rivalling the major Food Events on the Island of Ireland.

From humble beginnings we now attract Food Lovers from all over the world to our beautiful tented village on the Pier in Donegal Town with the backdrop of the Blue Stack Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. The success of this three day celebration of great food and drink is due to the vibrant personalities of the celebrity and local chefs who will be cooking up a storm over the weekend.

Foodies will particularly enjoy 120 plus food and drink exhibitors, top hotels and restaurants who will showcase and sell artisan produce, wine and craft beers from all over Ireland and the UK, with tastings from an unbelievable variety of food ranging from, confectionary, specialist foods, meat, fish, and dairy products as well as high profile cookery demonstrations with World Class talented and stylish celebrity chefs:

Catherine Fulvio TV Presenter, Food Writer, Award Winning Proprietor of Ballyknocken House & Cookery School, Neven Maguire, Mc Nean House the Nations Favourite, TV3’S The Restaurant and Donegal‘s Food Ambassador Gary O’ Hanlon,  Supervalu Ambassador and more recently winner of “ The best Culinary Show in the world at the New York Festival 2015 Kevin Dundon, Paul Kelly “The Great Irish Bake Off” and the Merrion Hotel Dublin,  Edward Hayden Tv3’s Ireland AM Chef and Food Writer, Chef Brian Mc Dermott “ The No Salt Chef”  Shane Smith Head Pastry Chef ,Fallon and Byrne Dublin and In-House Chef for Coole Swan Irish Liquor. Comedy Cookery Theatre by Joe Shannon Radission Blu Sligo and TV3 & Comedian Frank Forde, Maire Dufficey  Bord Bia will also be on hand to share her expertise from the Irish food business. We will also have our Local Celebrity Chefs Anthony Armstrong, Colin Mc Kee, Martin Anderson, and Zack Gallagher.

Exhibitors and Chefs: www.atasteofdonegal.com

The event will also include master classes by leading experts Coole Swan, Brendan and Sinead O’ Reilly Donegal Brewing Company, Ciaran Kennedy Hunny Pots,  Sian Breslin Donegal Manor and Cookery School and Sians Plan, Suzanne Bogan Waste Awareness Officer Donegal County Council, Anna Jane Kingston Food Blogger Thyme -To – Eat who will showcase their specialist skills in planning healthy meals without spending a fortune, recipes to keep the body healthy and happy all with some key messages on waste prevention in particular food waste, cocktail making using fresh fruits, proper ice, decent spirits and balanced measures and specialised craft beer tasting, “Hunny Pots” tray bakes made from 100% pure and natural local Wexford honey.
Experts: www.atasteofdonegal.com
The 2016 A Passion To Inspire Chefs Competition will take place under the watchful eye of Anthony Armstrong a judge from the World Association of Chefs Society , Peter Griffths M.B.E., President British Culinary Federation, Gerard M. Molloy American Culinary Federation and Mr Bob Mc Donald, a judge from the Master Chefs of Great Britain. Entrants will be required to cook and present two different dishes, a starter and a main course, each for two covers, showcasing the best of Irish produce.

Competitions: www.ataasteofdonegal.com

Head lining this year’s entertainment The singing Chefs are guaranteed to entertain the crowds with melodic tones that would fill any grumbly bellies! These culinary wizards will sing and play all day and may get a little too close for comfort… but if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! Listen to wonderful live Swing and Jazz music from Adrian Cullen the “Dean Martin Tribute Show” and classical operatic from Eugene Ginty “The Singing Chef” There will be lots of crowd interaction amongst the young and old when larger than life vintage stilt walker Lady Longbottom arrives straight out of the early 1900′s with her old world charm, vintage parasol and exquisite costume. Expect honking horns, juggling tricks and most of all expect the unexpected from a unique roving clown on a mini penny farthing bicycle accompanied by two of Disney’s much loved characters Mickey & Minnie. Visitors watch your back! No one is safe! Another great attraction will be free admission to  Donegal Town Castle all day Sunday 28th August.

Entertainment: www.atasteofdonegal.com

This year’s Festival opens on Friday 26th August at 4pm. The Official Opening will be preformed by Donegal’s Person of the year Deidre Mc Glone, Harvey’s Point Country Hotel at 7.00 pm. The MC for the evening will be TV3’s Star and General Manager of Harvey’s Point Country Hotel Mr. Noel Cunningham. The opening evening will conclude with Pains Fireworks staging a professional ceremonial display of cracking colour over Donegal Bay.

Click on the image for Full Programme of Events 2016

A Taste of Donegal is truly a food lovers dream and will showcase Donegal Town and the surrounding area as a region of high quality restaurants and hotels, with a vibrant and growing Artisan Food Production Family. With the extensive variety of products available throughout the marquee your palette will explode from the diverse tastes which will leave you coming back again and again. To quote Chairperson Ernan Mc Gettigan “ Come along and experience the wonderful food and drink variety available , we promise to tantalise your taste buds and as our caption says, Discover, Dine, and Delight in Donegal Town over this festival weekend and indeed every time you visit this region”

Admission is €5.00 per adult, €1.00 per child, €12.00 for a weekend pass.

For the full programme of events and regular updates, visit: www.atasteofdonegal.com and find A Taste of Donegal on Facebook.

Contact details:
Donegal Town Community Chamber Exhibitors – Businesses – Visitors
Tel. +353 (0) 74 97 23760
Email: development@donegaltown.ie

For all things Donegal check out: www.govisitdonegal.com

WIN a trip to Ireland from the US!

Incomparable in beauty and charm, Donegal, one of the leading tourism spots in Ireland is packed full of both magic and history. Every part of the county is loaded with culture whether you’re standing 2000 feet above sea level on Sliabh Liag or watching over the courtyard from the window of castles built in the 15th Century.

Irish House - WIN a trip to Ireland from the US.
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Everywhere you look holds abundant beauty from the nature preserves in Glenveagh National Park, to the clear expanse which is Donegal Bay. We at Irish House are offering an opportunity to experience these wonders firsthand. Indeed, if you’re a history enthusiast, a first time explorer or someone in need of a relaxing break – Donegal is without a doubt the place which will fulfill your expectations.

Irish House & Lough Eske Castle Hotel along with Aer Lingus are giving 2 lucky people the chance to win a trip along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way staying at a 5 star Castle Hotel.

Visit www.irishhouse.com to enter.

For all things Donegal visit: www.govisitdonegal.com 

Image courtesy of Irish House

Image courtesy of Irish House