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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 many prestigious magazines.

Christmas begins at your front door 1 day 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 2 days 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 6 days 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! 6 days 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 week 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! 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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! 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 month 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 month 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 10 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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Ireland’s best offers on Apple to be found at Irwin Expert Electrical 1 year ago

Ireland’s best offers on Apple to be found at Irwin Expert Electrical

This year, Irwin Expert Electrical, Letterkenny and Buncrana have made sure that you get the best deals on the biggest brands in the entire North West on a large range …
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Christmas shopping: The ultimate gift guide for Donegal dads! 1 year ago

Christmas shopping: The ultimate gift guide for Donegal dads!

Last week we published our top picks of special treats to spoil your mum with this Christmas – but what about dad?

Dads are usually happy enough with a pair …
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How one couple will serve an extra helping of goodwill this Christmas 1 year ago

How one couple will serve an extra helping of goodwill this Christmas

A Ramelton-based initiative is offering free Christmas dinners with all the trimmings for people in the local area, which will be delivered to the door on Christmas Day.

‘An Extra …
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Five enchanting experiences you’ll have at Oakfield Park’s Santa Express 1 year ago

Five enchanting experiences you’ll have at Oakfield Park’s Santa Express

Oakfield Park in Raphoe has been transformed into a winter wonderland again to make way for the Santa Express – one of the biggest Christmas events in Donegal.

Elves, …
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Events: Letterkenny has the ChristmasFest-ive feeling 1 year ago

Events: Letterkenny has the ChristmasFest-ive feeling

The Off The Street Christmas food festival takes place in the town for two days only this weekend. Over 40 food and craft stalls have been set up inside a …
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Watch: Our top 5 moments from the Late Late Toy Show 1 year ago

Watch: Our top 5 moments from the Late Late Toy Show

Hundreds of talented children appeared alongside Ryan Tubridy in RTÉ’s biggest event of the year, with millions tuning in from across the world to see the top toys of 2018.


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Special gifts to treat a Donegal mammy 1 year ago

Special gifts to treat a Donegal mammy

Each year we try to treat mums to great gifts as a way of saying thank you. Christmas presents for mammies are about pampering, time out and appreciation. We’ve created …
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Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas 1 year ago

Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas

The Loreto Letterkenny secondary school gym was transformed into a thriving craft and food fair this Thursday as 64 mini companies presented beautiful seasonal stock.

Festive music and wonderful smells of …
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Here’s a lovely way to bring joy to people alone this Christmas 1 year ago

Here’s a lovely way to bring joy to people alone this Christmas

The Christmas Dinners for those alone on Christmas Day is, once again, being organised by Kathy O’Connor and her team of volunteers in Letterkenny.

Radisson Blu Letterkenny has been involved …
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12 great gifts for the lady who loves gin 1 year ago

12 great gifts for the lady who loves gin

Tis the season for festive tipples and there’s no shortage of drink-themed presents this year. Gin and Prosecco are the trending pieces everywhere in 2017 – they are infused into sweets, chocolates, …
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COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest? 1 year ago

COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest?

Christmas wishes are coming true this season when Letterkenny gets its first Christmas Markets.

For two days only, a sparkling celebration of over 40 food and Christmas craft stalls will …
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Lough Eske Castle adds goodwill to Christmas lights switch-on 1 year ago

Lough Eske Castle adds goodwill to Christmas lights switch-on

December 3rd 2017 will see Lough Eske Castle launch its annual Christmas food appeal and Christmas light switch-on event. The Castle invites everyone to help support the local St Vincent …
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Mary and Michael plan a merry event for their Christmas lights switch-on 1 year ago

Mary and Michael plan a merry event for their Christmas lights switch-on

The legendary Whoriskey Christmas lights display is set to draw hundreds of locals to an event that is now highly-anticipated every year.

Mary and Michael have turned their house into another …
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Letterkenny’s Christmas Switch-on plans are revealed… and they’re jolly good 1 year ago

Letterkenny’s Christmas Switch-on plans are revealed… and they’re jolly good

It’s all happening on the Main Street this Friday night from 5.30pm onwards, with many businesses getting in the spirit to give out refreshments and spread the cheer.

Friends …
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How Eilish and her team made the McElhinneys magic happen 1 year ago

How Eilish and her team made the McElhinneys magic happen

A festive celebration brought families and friends out to Ballybofey on Sunday afternoon for the highly-anticipated unveiling of the Christmas windows.

The theme this year was revealed to be ‘The …
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Kids’ favourite ‘Frozen’ stars are set for a special Donegal screening 1 year ago

Kids’ favourite ‘Frozen’ stars are set for a special Donegal screening

Olaf, Elsa and Anna are travelling all the way from Arendelle to Donegal this month for a special family event at Eclipse Cinemas Lifford/Strabane.

The famous cast of Disney’s Frozen will …
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The Radisson Blu are hosting some spectacular sparkling celebrations for Christmas 1 year ago

The Radisson Blu are hosting some spectacular sparkling celebrations for Christmas

The popular hotel in the heart of Letterkenny is hosting four fabulous party nights to ensure you make it a very merry Christmas.

XMAS PARTY NIGHTS – DECEMBER 8TH, 9TH, …
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You’re invited: Local businesswomen are hosting a fun festive fair 1 year ago

You’re invited: Local businesswomen are hosting a fun festive fair

This Saturday November 18th the BASE Enterprise Centre in Stranorlar will become a seasonal shopping wonderland as the Donegal Women in Business Network set up a wide variety of beautiful …
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The most wonderful Christmasfest is coming to Letterkenny 1 year ago

The most wonderful Christmasfest is coming to Letterkenny

It’s about time that Letterkenny had its own Christmas market, and this year our festive wishes are coming true.

For two days only, a sparkling celebration of over 40 food …
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The Coca Cola truck is coming: here’s where to get on board 1 year ago

The Coca Cola truck is coming: here’s where to get on board

The John Lewis ad is out, the lights are getting switched on soon, and now we have another magical event to make it feel like Christmas.

Holidays are coming and …
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WATCH: Adorable John Lewis Christmas ad captures hearts 1 year ago

WATCH: Adorable John Lewis Christmas ad captures hearts

This year viewers see the story of Joe and his imaginary friend, Moz The Monster. You’ll laugh, cry and get all the Christmassy feelings from this heart-warming ad.

The …
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Winner Revealed: Have you won tickets for the Little Rascals Christmas event? 1 year ago

Winner Revealed: Have you won tickets for the Little Rascals Christmas event?

On December 9th and 10th, children will get a chance to meet Santa Claus and enjoy a wonderful time of festive activities.

Bookings are filling up fast! Congratulations to Grainne …
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Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening 1 year ago

Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening

Donegal Woman columnists Emmet and Maria Rushe (aka Rushe Fitness and The S-Mum) have planned a wonderful event to support two Irish children’s charities.

The Polar Express, one of the …
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Starbucks unwrap clever colour-in Christmas cups 1 year ago

Starbucks unwrap clever colour-in Christmas cups

The unveiling of the Starbucks Christmas cup has become an annual event for coffee and Insta fans in recent years. We’re all eager to see what designs we’ll be showing …
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