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The cutest 171 driver is headed to a road near you! 2 years ago

The cutest 171 driver is headed to a road near you!

By  •  Kids, Life

She’s just one year of age, but this little Donegal girl is already planning to take to the roads in her new motor.

Secoya Strain from Milford was treated to …
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Donegal roots of Carrie Fisher and mum Debbie remembered 2 years ago

Donegal roots of Carrie Fisher and mum Debbie remembered

By  •  News

Actress Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, who died within a day of each other, descended from an Irish fugitive from Donegal.

Carrie Fisher, well-known for her role as Princess Leia from …
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Review: This lip gloss was just made for NYE
5.3
2 years ago

Review: This lip gloss was just made for NYE

We can’t imagine many situations really call for a lip gloss that lights up. But this is the season for all things sparkly and fun, after all.

We tried out …
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Religion and mental health to be key factors in education shake-up 2 years ago

Religion and mental health to be key factors in education shake-up

By  •  News

Religion could be removed from the core curriculum in primary schools, while schools will be encouraged to place a bigger focus placed on English, Irish and maths.

The Irish Times reports …
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Spotlight shines on ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’ 2 years ago

Spotlight shines on ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’

By  •  News

The film about the missing Donegal child, which was released in July, has been honoured with a gold prize at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.

The awards …
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Donegal kids upset by non-hatching Hatchimals 2 years ago

Donegal kids upset by non-hatching Hatchimals

By  •  Mammy

There were many children excited to see a Hatchimal under the tree on Christmas morning, but reports of non-hatching toys and a variety of other malfunctions have come from disappointed …
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Revealed: Winner of the final prize in our 12 Days of Giveaways! 2 years ago

Revealed: Winner of the final prize in our 12 Days of Giveaways!

By  •  News

We hope you all had a fun time with our amazing 12 Days of Giveaways competition throughout December.

We’d like to say thanks to all who entered. We have some …
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A sneek peek at Daniel and Majella’s Christmas address 3 years ago

A sneek peek at Daniel and Majella’s Christmas address

At 3pm on Christmas Day, they will deliver a very special message to viewers all over Ireland – the same time as the Queen of England.

We can reveal that a …
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Here’s how many calories Santa will eat tonight 3 years ago

Here’s how many calories Santa will eat tonight

Two in three (64%) Irish people will take part in the annual tradition of leaving food and drink out for Santa Claus this Christmas Eve, meaning that Santa will consume …
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Team Bride wedding workshop launches in Donegal! 3 years ago

Team Bride wedding workshop launches in Donegal!

By  •  Bridal

A new and exciting concept for 2017 is being launched by local company TeamBride.ie in the form of a Wedding Workshop on February 26th in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny.

Planning …
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Win return flights on Day 12 of our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Win return flights on Day 12 of our 12 Days of Giveaways!

By  •  News

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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Homecoming nearly gives Donegal mammy heart failure! 3 years ago

Homecoming nearly gives Donegal mammy heart failure!

Homecoming videos are funny and heartwarming, but the shock that mothers are going through might be too much for some.

Children coming home from abroad for the Christmas holidays are …
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The winner of the €300 Bosch Voucher is revealed! 3 years ago

The winner of the €300 Bosch Voucher is revealed!

By  •  News

To celebrate the launch of the Siemens IQ Centre at Irwin Expert Electrical’s Showroom in Letterkenny, we teamed up with Irwin Expert Electrical to bring you a brilliant competition.

One …
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This is why we love Irish mammies at Christmas 3 years ago

This is why we love Irish mammies at Christmas

Mammies are in their elements at Christmas time. There’s food, family and countless festive traditions.

We know well never to say anything about the cooking and who gets control over the …
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WIN a €300 voucher from Irwin Expert Electrical 3 years ago

WIN a €300 voucher from Irwin Expert Electrical

By  •  News

To celebrate the launch of the Siemens IQ Centre at Irwin Expert Electrical’s Showroom in Letterkenny, Donegal Woman and Donegal Daily have teamed up with Irwin Electrical to bring you …
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One of the cutest videos you’ll see this Christmas 3 years ago

One of the cutest videos you’ll see this Christmas

Little Caela Carr, Ethan Barron and their Blue Ribbon friends are back with their own awareness video for SVP. This is what happens when you let a performing arts group …
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The great Letterkenny gift off 3 years ago

The great Letterkenny gift off

By  •  Business

Donegal Daily reports that demand for voucher cards for the popular scheme are up a hefty 50% on this time last year.

As of last night, shoppers have bought more than …
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You better watch out, they’re telling a lie 3 years ago

You better watch out, they’re telling a lie

By  •  News

The research found that 32% of people lie more than usual around Christmastime – tis the season to be dishonest apparently!

‘Human Lie Detector’ Darren Stanton says that we often don’t recognise …
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Win with Patrick Gildea Hairdressing on Day 11 of our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Win with Patrick Gildea Hairdressing on Day 11 of our 12 Days of Giveaways!

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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Snow and festive delights forecast for Daniel’s big show 3 years ago

Snow and festive delights forecast for Daniel’s big show

By  •  Videos

The forecast for Daniel’s Christmas Eve looks like a White Christmas with weather girls to the east and west after a trailer for his Christmas show was released from RTE.

Daniel …
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Storm Barbara blows in with dangerous wind warnings 3 years ago

Storm Barbara blows in with dangerous wind warnings

By  •  News

Met Eireann have issued the warning saying gusts could reach up to 120kph in places.

People have been warned to taking extra care when out and about especially when near …
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Local woman flies the Donegal flag with new Failte role 3 years ago

Local woman flies the Donegal flag with new Failte role

Failte Ireland has appointed local woman Martina Kerr Bromley to a national role as Head of Enterprise Development.

This is a new and exciting development for Failte Ireland, but one …
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This has to be Lidl’s most unlikely collaboration ever 3 years ago

This has to be Lidl’s most unlikely collaboration ever

By  •  News

If you think of Lidl stores you’ll think of bargain produce, international foods and alternative finds in those middle aisles. You might not think of reality stars and heiresses.

Paris …
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Do you want to dine with the stars? 3 years ago

Do you want to dine with the stars?

Celebrity chef Gary O’Hanlon from Ramelton and his fellow culinary leaders are calling out for Donegal diners to sample the cooking of a secret pool of celebrities in the upcoming …
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Act fast: So many sparkly shoes are now half price 3 years ago

Act fast: So many sparkly shoes are now half price

By  •  Style

Today is the official cut-off date for Standard Delivery to Ireland, so we’re going to have to act fast if there’s a chance of having them before Christmas.

The parties …
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Win a luxurious stay at Castle Grove in our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Win a luxurious stay at Castle Grove in our 12 Days of Giveaways!

By  •  News

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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Miss World Ireland misses out on top placement 3 years ago

Miss World Ireland misses out on top placement

By  •  News

Niamh Kennedy, a 21-year-old student from Tipperary, was up against 116 other women in the competition which was held in Maryland last night.

International Finance and Economics, she was also …
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Storms take over snow outlook for Christmas Day 3 years ago

Storms take over snow outlook for Christmas Day

By  •  News

After an unseasonably warm and dry December, the forecaster said there is an “elevated risk” of strong winds and rain developing this weekend.

The stormy conditions are set to arrive …
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This everyday drink could help conquer wine headaches 3 years ago

This everyday drink could help conquer wine headaches

By  •  Health

The Christmas party season is well and truly swinging, and there are a lot of sore heads around Donegal this morning after work nights out and other parties.

If you’ve …
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Muriel Quigley is a fiercely proud mum, but still gets nervous! 3 years ago

Muriel Quigley is a fiercely proud mum, but still gets nervous!

By  •  News, Sport

Muriel Quigley remembers clearly the first time her son fought at The National Stadium – more so because of her own experience as her 12-year-old’s.

The nerves then were the …
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Style Study – Caitlin Nic Aoidh 3 years ago

Style Study – Caitlin Nic Aoidh

By  •  Style

Caitlin Nic Aoidh has had an exciting year – not every TV weather presenter can say they were struck by lightning on air. Those few seconds made Caitlin a viral …
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Review: Tanning sets for a glowing Christmas gift 3 years ago

Review: Tanning sets for a glowing Christmas gift

We’ve all been lacking sunshine on our skin this winter, and many of us will be looking for alternative ways to look less pasty for party nights out. It won’t be …
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Final call for public to have their say on abortion law 3 years ago

Final call for public to have their say on abortion law

By  •  News

Today is the final day for members of the public to express their opinion on the Eighth Amendment to the government. The Citizens’ Assembly have received more that 4,500 submissions …
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Women make history in Naomh Colmcille GAA elections 3 years ago

Women make history in Naomh Colmcille GAA elections

By  •  Sport

On a week when gender quotas in sporting organisations have been a hot topic, the Naomh Colmcille GAA club has elected its first ever female chairperson.

At its Annual General …
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Mermaid mode splashes into Donegal 3 years ago

Mermaid mode splashes into Donegal

By  •  Style

Snuggling up on the sofa has taken a marine twist, as mermaid blankets have become the biggest trend of winter lounging so far.

Snuggies have had their day, and now the …
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Santa is going to love this special milk from Aldi 3 years ago

Santa is going to love this special milk from Aldi

Aldi are going to be selling little cartons of whole milk just for Santa Claus this Christmas.

The labels have a little letter telling Santa to enjoy the drink on his …
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Have an excellent electrical Christmas with this competition! 3 years ago

Have an excellent electrical Christmas with this competition!

By  •  News

To celebrate the launch of the Siemens IQ Centre at Irwin Expert Electrical’s Showroom in Letterkenny, Donegal Woman and Donegal Daily have teamed up with Irwin Electrical to bring you …
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Donegal women vie for Sportswoman of the Year 3 years ago

Donegal women vie for Sportswoman of the Year

By  •  Sport

Rower Sinead Jennings and badminton player Chloe Magee are nominated, as are Paralympian Katie-George Dunlevy and triathlete Aileen Reid, all of whom are either from or have close family links …
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What really happens when kids join Facebook? 3 years ago

What really happens when kids join Facebook?

By  •  News

Facebook have just launched a Parents Portal to advise parents on all things to do with the social network.

Social media can seem like a big and scary place once …
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Win an indulgent spa experience at Lough Eske Castle 3 years ago

Win an indulgent spa experience at Lough Eske Castle

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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This woman has revolutionised wine pouring forever 3 years ago

This woman has revolutionised wine pouring forever

By  •  Life

If you do this with your fridge this Christmas, you might never get your guests to leave. Blogger Clare Potts has had the genius idea of pouring wine into the humble …
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We might have been doing this ‘vulgar’ thing at the dinner table for years 3 years ago

We might have been doing this ‘vulgar’ thing at the dinner table for years

By  •  Life

There’s usually someone at evening tea who enjoys a good big glass of milk, but according to Donegal celebrity Noel Cunningham, leaving the carton on the table is an “awful practice” …
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Donegal GAA secretary digs into gender quotas 3 years ago

Donegal GAA secretary digs into gender quotas

By  •  Sport

Women should be welcomed to the world of GAA because they have a big input to offer, but gender quotas should not be enforced just for the sake of it, …
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Santa grants a dying boy’s last wish 3 years ago

Santa grants a dying boy’s last wish

Eric Schmitt-Matzen, a normally jolly Santa Claus in Tennessee, USA, has shared his emotional experience of granting a sick five-year-old boy’s last wish.

All the boy wanted was to meet …
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Young mum who was attacked is forced to quit Facebook 3 years ago

Young mum who was attacked is forced to quit Facebook

By  •  News

A young mother who was attacked in Letterkenny has been subjected to such extreme online abuse that she has had to delete her Facebook page.

Shauna McHugh, aged 24, appeared …
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Review: What will be your vice?
7.7
3 years ago

Review: What will be your vice?

Party lips can say a lot about a woman before she even says a word – she might be classic, fun, daring or demure.

Earlier this year, Urban Decay relaunched …
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Glitzy nail ideas for busy party people 3 years ago

Glitzy nail ideas for busy party people

By  •  Beauty

There are so many ideas out there when it comes to glamming up your nails, however very few of them are doable when you have a hectic work life or …
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Protection groups warn toys could be spying on kids 3 years ago

Protection groups warn toys could be spying on kids

By  •  News

The digital privacy, consumer, and children advocacy groups Electronic Privacy Information Center, The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood.The Center for Digital Democracy and Consumers Union filed the case last week …
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This comedian mimics every Irish mammy at Christmas 3 years ago

This comedian mimics every Irish mammy at Christmas

By  •  Mammy

If you are a mammy yourself, or you’re in a house with an Irish mammy this Christmas, there are a few things they seem to do that you might have …
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Win a chance to chill in luxury at Harvey’s Point 3 years ago

Win a chance to chill in luxury at Harvey’s Point

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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