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Rachel McLaughlin
The Story is a news and lifestyle platform for all women in Donegal and around the north west. Established under the Donegal Daily group, DW is open and accessible to all women.

Best advice given
Always place value on your work - whether tangible or intangible.
Business day
Write your goals down and work towards them.
Mind yourself...
Work smart and (try!) to log off once in a while.
Get it done!
Best advice outside business
Proudest moment
Achieving and smashing milestones in readership numbers and social media reach.
Funniest moment
Not so funny but a rookie error - starting out without a business card!
Every collaboration and networking contact reaps dividends, no matter how small it may seem at the time.
A younger you?
Deirdre McGlone - hotelier and hospitality advocate for Donegal, who never forgets a face and always encourages and supports local women in business.
anthem for business
Run the World - Beyonce
"why" For business
To respond to a need for an inspirational, informative and entertaining community for all women in Donegal.
other jobs
Editing, publishing and media production.
To grow and expand DW to incorporate more voices and people with varied expertise/experience.
We are completely online and reach our readers directly on the social media platforms that they browse every day.
Unique selling point
causes or projects
passionate about
There are so many causes we advocate regularly on - too many to name just one!
get into your industry
Get as much experience as you can. Internships are the key to getting your foot in the door.
People can find you
Catch Me if you Can
song to tell your story
interesting facts is not just for women - men make up one fifth of our readers.
The website is Donegal's first online-only magazine platform for women - we have no print edition.
Women's Inspire will be our first national partnership - and we are very excited about this!

1,000 euros!
I would put it into hosting some charity events through DW. It is a goal for us to use the website for arranging meet-ups and days out for local causes.
unaccompanied concert
Billy Talent - rocking out at 14 years of age!