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Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business 2 days ago

Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business

The beautiful surrounds of Rockhill House Estate was the setting for a very festive Christmas lunch hosted by the Donegal Women in Business Network on Tuesday.

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All I want for Christmas is… a Fitbit/Garmin or Headphones from Irwin Expert Electrical 3 days ago

All I want for Christmas is… a Fitbit/Garmin or Headphones from Irwin Expert Electrical

The ‘All I Want for Christmas’ series continues with Irwin Expert Electrical this week with a look at their wearable gadgets.

If there’s someone special who you know would love …
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Interiors: Why you shouldn’t hire an interior designer before Christmas 5 days ago

Interiors: Why you shouldn’t hire an interior designer before Christmas

If you had come to me at any time over the past few weeks, and said “Anne, I need help to get my living room / bedroom/ whole house redecorated …
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Cadbury Secret Santa Postal Van is on its way to Letterkenny 6 days ago

Cadbury Secret Santa Postal Van is on its way to Letterkenny

Christmas is coming early for local chocolate lovers – because Cadbury is bringing their Secret Santa Postal Van to Letterkenny this Sunday 8th December.

Stopping by at the Market …
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Creative Paula has Christmas gifting all wrapped up 1 week ago

Creative Paula has Christmas gifting all wrapped up

When most people are only thinking about putting up their Christmas decorations this week, one Donegal woman has been immersed in glitter, ribbons, and bows for months!

Paula Roarty from …
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Letterkenny’s Sensory Santa sessions return for 2019 1 week ago

Letterkenny’s Sensory Santa sessions return for 2019

Do you know a child with Autism or Sensory Processing Difficulties?

One thing on the list for many families this Christmas is a visit to Santa’s grotto. But for children …
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The five lowest calorie drinks to have this party season 1 week ago

The five lowest calorie drinks to have this party season

It is officially December and that can only mean one thing; Christmas party season has officially arrived. 

With the upcoming festivities and with Christmas being only a few weeks away, it …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – a realistic Christmas survival guide 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – a realistic Christmas survival guide

It’s the weekend of Toy Shows and trees for many…So I am posting my Christmas Survival Guide for the Mary of the Poppins types…

“Surviving Christmas,” “Christmas Survival Tips …
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Shop a little, help a lot at iCare’s new Christmas craft sale 2 weeks ago

Shop a little, help a lot at iCare’s new Christmas craft sale

A new ‘Crafts & Creations’ shop has opened at the iCARE centre in Buncrana in the run-up to Christmas, selling unique festive gifts made by young adults with autism.

The …
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‘Tis the season… for the Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party! 2 weeks ago

‘Tis the season… for the Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party!

For the past three years, the team behind the parents’ Facebook group has organised a Christmas Jumper party for families to meet, spread Christmas cheer and raise money for an …
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Let Yes Chef do the cooking this Christmas 3 weeks ago

Let Yes Chef do the cooking this Christmas

Yes Chef Catering, well-known caterers throughout the north west and official caterers to the Donegal GAA, are giving you the ultimate gift this festive season.

A hassle free Christmas!

CHRISTMAS …
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‘Mary Christmas’ in Kerrykeel all set for the big switch-on 3 weeks ago

‘Mary Christmas’ in Kerrykeel all set for the big switch-on

Ireland biggest private home Christmas lights display are set to dazzle once again when special guest Santa turns them on this Friday.

Mary Whoriskey and her husband Michael have been …
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Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD 3 weeks ago

Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD

Over 200 people were treated to a magical night of Christmas music on Friday when Letterkenny teacher Anne Nicholls and guests launched a charity CD.

Music, stories and special moments …
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Recipe: This Prosecco wreath cake is perfect for party season 4 weeks ago

Recipe: This Prosecco wreath cake is perfect for party season

‘Tis the season for Christmas baking, and if you want to take a step up from mince pies then a show-stopping cake is the way to impress.

We got our …
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All I Want for Christmas are… Sonos speakers from Irwin Expert Electrical 4 weeks ago

All I Want for Christmas are… Sonos speakers from Irwin Expert Electrical

For the music fan in your life, a gift that offers brilliant sound could be the perfect present for Christmas 2019.

Irwin Expert Electrical in Letterkenny and Buncrana stock a …
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Letterkenny teacher to launch charity CD this Friday 4 weeks ago

Letterkenny teacher to launch charity CD this Friday

Popular Letterkenny schoolteacher Anne Nicholls has brought a community of musicians and artists together for a special Christmas CD in aid of the homeless.

The CD, titled Christmas Greetings from …
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Army of kind Donegal women inspire local toy appeal 1 month ago

Army of kind Donegal women inspire local toy appeal

Hundreds of Donegal women are spreading the Christmas cheer for less fortunate, vulnerable and sick children this year in a fantastic online community toy appeal that has spread across the …
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Christmas Party Hair: This year’s must-have styles 12 months ago

Christmas Party Hair: This year’s must-have styles

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to sparkle, with party season well underway, we have your hair dilemmas covered. 

Florrie, New Generation Stylist from Patrick Gildea Hairdressing in …
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T’was the Night Before Christmas… 12 months ago

T’was the Night Before Christmas…

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the land,

The magic was starting and all was in hand.

The trees were lit up and the turkeys were prepped,

The …
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Throwing a party? This Donegal gin cocktail is sure to please 12 months ago

Throwing a party? This Donegal gin cocktail is sure to please

The folks over at Muff Liquor Company have been feeling very festive and let us in on a little secret recipe. It’s perfect for Christmas parties and contains two of …
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Women’s Inspire: Giving the gift of love at Christmastime 12 months ago

Women’s Inspire: Giving the gift of love at Christmastime

Melody Chadamoyo is a Dublin-based Relationship Coach and founder of the Heart Passion Institute.

This Christmas, Melody has shared some ideas for gifts that may reignite your relationships – with partners, friends, …
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How Anita and Don will deliver festive donations ‘from one table to another’ 12 months ago

How Anita and Don will deliver festive donations ‘from one table to another’

A heartwarming community initiative is returning to the village of Ramelton this Christmas Day.

‘An Extra Plate’ gives people the chance to donate or receive Christmas dinners for free, bringing …
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How to survive the season of indulgence 12 months ago

How to survive the season of indulgence

The Christmas Party season has officially begun, and holiday nibbles will be everywhere.

Every house, shop and workplace will start to be filled with ‘Pringles’, ‘Roses’ and any other number …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy –  Baby it’s offended…everywhere! 12 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Baby it’s offended…everywhere!

Mammy is offended…

Given that everyone is now allowed and encouraged to be offended by absolutely everything, I’ve decided to crack down on the lyrics of other Christmas songs which, …
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Christmas begins at your front door 12 months ago

Christmas begins at your front door

For me, the Christmas wreath hung on the front door, is one of my favourite seasonal decorations.

It welcomes family and friends to your home and can also say a …
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Special Santa’s Milk will be back on Irish shelves for Christmas 12 months ago

Special Santa’s Milk will be back on Irish shelves for Christmas

Getting the mince pies, carrots and milk together for Santa and Rudolph on Christmas Eve is a tradition that takes place the world over each year on December …
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The five lowest-calorie drinks to have this party season 1 year ago

The five lowest-calorie drinks to have this party season

It is officially December and that can only mean one thing; Christmas party season has officially arrived. 

With the upcoming festivities and with Christmas being only a few weeks …
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Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity! 1 year ago

Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity!

The annual event brings local parents and children together for a family day out in aid of a great cause.

This year’s party raised €1,100 for The Belarus Orphanage Appeal. …
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Donegal’s own Christmas book is back on the shelves 1 year ago

Donegal’s own Christmas book is back on the shelves

Freckles The Elf travelled all over the world in the past two years with her Christmas message, that no matter where you live, as long as there is love and kindness, …
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Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party returns! 1 year ago

Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party returns!

The countdown is on to the Letterkenny Babies big Christmas party this Sunday, 9th December.

The popular parents’ Facebook page is throwing another festive fundraiser, this time in aid of …
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Anne’s foolproof 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree 1 year ago

Anne’s foolproof 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Anne Tuohy of Room Junkie is a nationally acclaimed, award winning Interior Designer, based in Donegal.

A former RTE Showhouse winner, she has also featured on national radio and in …
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Super Santa experience coming to Carrigart for special cause 1 year ago

Super Santa experience coming to Carrigart for special cause

Local woman Nuala McGurk has organised an unmissable family fun day in aid of the North West Simon Community.

All proceeds will go towards helping the homeless in Donegal and …
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Silent Sensory Santa is coming to town – in Ray! 1 year ago

Silent Sensory Santa is coming to town – in Ray!

A very special Santa Claus is on the way for some merry little Christmas visits.

Boys and girls living near Rathmullan, Ramelton, Milford and Kerrykeel and surrounding areas will have …
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The great Roses vs. Quality Street debate is settled 1 year ago

The great Roses vs. Quality Street debate is settled

Many festive feuds break out over seemingly important topics at Christmas – the choice of sweets on the living room table, the empty wrappers in/out debate and ‘who ate all …
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Families affected by baby loss invited to Christmas craft workshop 1 year ago

Families affected by baby loss invited to Christmas craft workshop

Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) is hosting a Christmas craft workshop for families in Donegal who have experienced the loss of a baby.

The event on 3rd December …
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Silent Sensory Santa on his way for relaxing Christmas visits 1 year ago

Silent Sensory Santa on his way for relaxing Christmas visits

Santa is coming to Letterkenny this Christmas for some special meetings with boys and girls with Autism or sensory processing difficulties.

The Letterkenny Youth & Family …
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It’s that time of year again – the John Lewis Christmas advert is here 1 year ago

It’s that time of year again – the John Lewis Christmas advert is here

The much-anticipated John Lewis Christmas advert was released this morning with a sprinkling of star quality.

Titled The Boy and the Piano, the advert celebrates the life of Elton John. The singer’s …
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Unique gifts and family fun in store for Stranorlar Christmas Craft Fair 1 year ago

Unique gifts and family fun in store for Stranorlar Christmas Craft Fair

The BASE in Stranorlar and Donegal Women in Business Network are hosting a Christmas Craft Fair this Saturday 17th November from 11am to 4pm.

This festive event is a great …
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Christmas FM is returning for one snow day only 2 years ago

Christmas FM is returning for one snow day only

Snow is falling, all around us, so what better time to play the Christmas tunes than this week.

Christmas FM, the iconic festive radio station, have announced they are coming back on …
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Gems from Stevens Jewellers: 10 beautiful brands she’ll love 2 years ago

Gems from Stevens Jewellers: 10 beautiful brands she’ll love

Christmas is just around the corner but it’s not too late to shop for a beautiful gift for a special woman (or yourself!). 

Stevens Jewellers on Main Street Letterkenny have …
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WATCH: Adorable Donegal tot reacts to Santa lookalike 2 years ago

WATCH: Adorable Donegal tot reacts to Santa lookalike

The 17-month-old Ranafast toddler was out for a Sunday meal with her mum Colleen and family when ‘Santa’ stops by the restaurant at the Caisleain Oir Hotel, Annagry.

It just …
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The 10 best electrical gifts to get this Christmas 2 years ago

The 10 best electrical gifts to get this Christmas

If you are looking to buy the biggest brands at the best prices in the Northwest a visit to Irwin Expert Electrical, Port Rd., Letterkenny or Maginn Avenue, Buncrana is …
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10 great gift ideas for your boyfriend or partner 2 years ago

10 great gift ideas for your boyfriend or partner

Christmas is a time to disconnect yourself from work, catch up with family and friends and maybe even overindulge a little. Despite the seemingly relaxing conditions, Christmas gift shopping can …
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All gifts great and small for sisters 2 years ago

All gifts great and small for sisters

Buying for sisters at Christmas is a tricky one – what do you get the girl you’ve been giving gifts to for years? Do you agree on a price limit, or …
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Santa tries out new transport to tackle Donegal’s frosty roads 2 years ago

Santa tries out new transport to tackle Donegal’s frosty roads

Ahead of their big Christmas rush, Santa has decided to give Rudolph some rest – and has turned to the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, from DMG Motors in Donegal Town, to …
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This Donegal school’s Christmas party video is a must-watch marvel 2 years ago

This Donegal school’s Christmas party video is a must-watch marvel

Scoil Mhuire Buncrana are excited about the holidays, to say the least, after the release of their Christmas Lip Dub this week. 

Staff and students of the secondary school have built …
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A chocolate Christmas parade is about to roll through Donegal 2 years ago

A chocolate Christmas parade is about to roll through Donegal

The Cadbury Christmas Parade is making a very special appearance in Donegal Town on Sunday 17th December from 5pm.

The parade is one of the highlights of this year’s Cadvent …
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WATCH: A Donegal mammy had the sweetest homecoming reaction 2 years ago

WATCH: A Donegal mammy had the sweetest homecoming reaction

One Donegal mammy was overcome with happy tears when her daughter came home from America much earlier than planned – and the video is one that’s sure to make you …
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Donegal writer to feature in sell-out RTE Christmas show 2 years ago

Donegal writer to feature in sell-out RTE Christmas show

Ramelton woman Denise Blake, a regular contributor to Sunday Miscellany on RTE Radio 1, has been selected again this year to join the Christmas special Miscellany.

She will be taking to …
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Rockin’ around Christmas Trees for a great cause 2 years ago

Rockin’ around Christmas Trees for a great cause

Organisers of the Christmas Tree Festival and Live Nativity in Glacknadrummond Methodist Church feared the worst when snowy conditions last weekend threatened their event.

However, come Sunday evening, the sun …
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