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About Us

We are a locally owned and locally run newspaper, based in Inishowen. We’re the first to bring you all the up-to-date news from around Inishowen.
Our paper is available in most shops in Inishowen every TUESDAY.

Meet some of our editorial staff:

Damian Dowds – Editor

Damian studied at NUI Maynooth and worked with Intel Ireland on graduation. Followings stints working as a civil servant in Leinster House, and with magazine publisher Ashville Media, he returned to Inishowen to set up the Inishowen Independent in 2007.

Caoimhinn Barr – Reporter

Caoimhinn studied at University College Cork, completing a degree in English and sociology in 1998. He worked at the Derry Journal, Donegal Democrat and Donegal On Sunday newspapers before joining the Inishowen Independent editorial team in 2009.

Katie Barr – Reporter

Katie followed up a degree in journalism studies at the University of Ulster, Coleraine with a post-graduate diploma in journalism from Salford University, Manchester. She worked as a reporter at the Derry Journal, joining the Inishowen Independent newspaper in 2012.