About us

Donegal Women’s Network is part of the umbrella organisation, the National Collective of Community-Based Women’s Networks (NCCWN).

NCCWN Donegal is 1 of 17 NCCWN projects in Ireland. We support women who experience disadvantage & marginalisation as a result of barriers & lack of opportunities. NCCWN is a feminist organisation that sees women as equal to men & work to promote the realisation of that.


To highlight the reality of women’s lives in Donegal and promote social justice, equality and women’s human rights.

Working Objectives

  • Provide direct support to women’s groups in promoting their services/activities and establishing new women’s groups in local communities where need identified
  • Bring a ‘gender lens’ to mainstream community and local development initiatives
  • Addressing gender-based violence
  • Promoting women’s community leadership and empowerment
  • Women’s Health and Well-being
  • Awareness raising on gender equality and women’s human rights
  • Improving access to local services
  • Providing networking opportunities to women at a local, regional and national level

Our Office Opening Hours are  9.00 a.m.-5.30 p.m., Monday-Thursday. The office is closed on Fridays, and we can be contacted on donegal@womenscollective.ie or through facebook