Anne Marie McLaughlin By Anne Marie McLaughlin

| 30 April 2024

Inishowen Innovation (ii) Hosts National Workplace Wellbeing Day Event with Local Journalist and Author Kathy Donaghy

Inishowen Innovation (ii) Hosts National Workplace Wellbeing Day Event with Local Journalist and Author Kathy Donaghy

Inishowen, Co Donegal – 18 April 2024 - Inishowen Innovation is thrilled to announce its participation in National Workplace Wellbeing Day with an insightful event featuring journalist and author, Kathy Donaghy. The event will take place at inishowen innovation, St. Oran’s Road, Buncrana on Friday 26 April at 11am and will focus on fostering wellbeing and achieving balance, particularly through the lens of nature and rural living.

Kathy Donaghy, a renowned figure in Irish journalism, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the discussion. Having relocated from Dublin to the serene landscapes of rural Inishowen, Kathy offers a unique perspective on the importance of nature in achieving work-life balance.

As the author of "Finding My Wild," a captivating exploration of reconnecting with nature, Donaghy delves into the transformative power of embracing the natural world. Her book, published by O’Brien Press, has garnered widespread acclaim for its poignant narrative and compelling message. Donaghy's ability to weave personal anecdotes with practical advice makes her presentation a must-attend for anyone interested in enhancing their wellbeing.

In addition to her role as a columnist for the Irish Independent newspaper, Kathy is a respected contributor to publications such as Lonely Planet and RTE Radio 1's Sunday Miscellany programme. Her diverse portfolio reflects a passion for storytelling and a commitment to promoting the benefits of a balanced lifestyle.

"Workplace Wellbeing Day is an important event, and regardless of the ii being an individual’s full-time, part-time, sometime or potential workplace, all are welcome to join us. We are honoured to welcome Kathy Donaghy for this special event," said Anne Marie McLaughlin, Innovation Manager at Inishowen Innovation. "Her expertise in wellbeing, along with her personal return to Donegal journey, will resonate with our audience. We look forward to an engaging conversation that will inspire individuals to prioritise their health and happiness."

The event will feature a presentation by Kathy Donaghy followed by an informal Q&A session, giving attendees with the opportunity to engage with the speaker and with the members of the ii. Light refreshments will be served, offering networking opportunities in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.

Join us at Inishowen Innovation on Friday 26 April at 11am to gain valuable insights into achieving balance and wellbeing in the workplace and beyond. Reserve your spot today by visiting https://theii.com/events/


About Inishowen Innovation
Inishowen Innovation is a leading hub for fostering creativity, collaboration, and entrepreneurship in the scenic region of Inishowen, Co Donegal. Through a diverse range of events, workshops, and networking opportunities, Inishowen Innovation aims to support individuals and businesses in realizing their full potential.

About Kathy Donaghy
Kathy Donaghy is an acclaimed journalist and author based in Inishowen, Co Donegal. Her work has been featured in prominent publications such as the Irish Independent, Lonely Planet, and RTE radio's Sunday Miscellany. Kathy is the author of "Finding My Wild," a captivating exploration of reconnecting with nature, published by O’Brien Press.