Help Local Business Watson Hire Destroyed by Fire

On Monday June 15th around 6pm, a fire broke out at Watson Hire in Letterkenny, Co.Donegal, destroying one of Letterkenny's longest-running businesses.  

John is a well-known member of, and supporter of our local community and we are all in shock of what has happened.

His recent work during Covid-19, providing free PPE to hospital staff, nursing home and care home staff across Donegal and beyond was nothing short of amazing.
He brought lots of local businesses together during this pandemic to donate money to purchase even more PPE for our essential workers.

I hope all of us as businesses and as a community can rally behind him and do the same in his time of need.

John started Watson Hire just over 15 years ago and it has grown it into one of the most well known and respected businesses in Donegal.

He always makes sure his customers are well looked after and goes out of his way to help if you are in need.

He has 22 loyal employees who have been affected by this awful situation also.

I have worked with John for a number of years on his digital marketing and whacky videos and want to do anything I can to help raise money to help cover what we can for damages and any relief to help them all through this tough situation.

John and his team have been left devastated and heartbroken, So please, if you can donate, it would be much appreciated.



  • Patrick Logue  
    • €20 
    • 24 d
  • john shiels (saldies) 
    • €20 
    • 24 d
  • John McCallig 
    • €20 
    • 25 d
  • Aoife White 
    • €20 
    • 26 d
  • Marc Ozimec 
    • €15 
    • 26 d
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