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The Henry Girls are jazzing it up 1 day ago

The Henry Girls are jazzing it up

Malin music trio The Henry Girls are about to go in a new direction with a new album launching this February.

This time they are taking inspiration from one of …
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Leading ladies are singing and dancing their way to Women’s Day 2 days ago

Leading ladies are singing and dancing their way to Women’s Day

Leading Ladies will be a first-of-its-kind cross-border show linking women from Derry, Tyrone and Donegal for a night of music and drama.

Taking place in the Alley Theatre Strabane on …
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‘You have to take every opportunity you’re given’ 1 week ago

‘You have to take every opportunity you’re given’

After making a stunning debut last week, the Buncrana nurse and model wants to represent her county for as long as possible in the celebrity contest.

Grainne Gallanagh and her …
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Super celebrations and surprises in store for Letterkenny Panto 1 week ago

Super celebrations and surprises in store for Letterkenny Panto

The 2020 show is Cinderella – a nod to the very first pantomime staged in the town back in 1950. 

This year’s Cinderella will be in the new venue of …
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Sinead shines on the Glór Tíre stage 1 week ago

Sinead shines on the Glór Tíre stage

Sinead (27) is one of six contestants competing in this year’s country music talent contest.

And she showed she is a natural star as she lapped up the glamour and …
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Grainne sizzles in Dancing with the Stars debut 2 weeks ago

Grainne sizzles in Dancing with the Stars debut

Buncrana beauty queen Grainne Gallanagh came out with a ‘bang bang’ as she performed her first dance on RTE’s Dancing with the Stars.

The former Miss Universe Ireland took on …
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Grainne gets ready for her first dance on Girls Week 2 weeks ago

Grainne gets ready for her first dance on Girls Week

The dancefloor is calling for Buncrana beauty queen Grainne Gallanagh as she performs her first dance on RTÉ One’s Dancing with the Stars this Sunday.

Grainne Gallanagh

The talented Donegal woman …
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Viewers fall for Ashley and Eric on First Dates Ireland 2 weeks ago

Viewers fall for Ashley and Eric on First Dates Ireland

TV viewers were thrilled to see Ashley Pye from Donegal find a great match on last night’s First Dates Ireland on RTE Two.

And the brave Killygordan woman’s open discussion …
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Donegal woman braving the cameras on First Dates Ireland 3 weeks ago

Donegal woman braving the cameras on First Dates Ireland

As if blind dates weren’t nerve-wracking enough, a young Donegal woman will be letting cameras in on her romantic rendezvous on First Dates Ireland this week.

Ashley Pye (25) from …
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It’s showtime for Grainne Gallanagh! 3 weeks ago

It’s showtime for Grainne Gallanagh!

Buncrana beauty queen Grainne Gallanagh will be bringing plenty of glitz and glamour to the new series of Dancing with the Stars Ireland as it kicks off tonight.

The 25-year-old …
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Crème de la crème of Donegal  musicians ready to celebrate Nollaig na mBan 3 weeks ago

Crème de la crème of Donegal musicians ready to celebrate Nollaig na mBan

A huge number of Donegal’s most talented female musicians will be uniting once again this Sunday for a special Nollaig na mBan concert.

The event in An Grianan Theatre Letterkenny …
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Singer Sinead taking to the Glór Tire stage in 2020 4 weeks ago

Singer Sinead taking to the Glór Tire stage in 2020

2020 will be starting off on a very exciting note for singer Sinead Black from Letterkenny, who will be competing on TG4’s Glór Tire country talent competition.

Sinead (27) is …
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Derry Girls fans are buzzing for the New Year’s Bake Off special 1 month ago

Derry Girls fans are buzzing for the New Year’s Bake Off special

If you’re planning a Derry Girls binge on Netflix this Christmas, then there’s another programme to add to your list in January 2020.

Fans of the C4 comedy can start …
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All I Want for Christmas… last-minute ideas for everyone on your list at Irwin Expert Electrical 1 month ago

All I Want for Christmas… last-minute ideas for everyone on your list at Irwin Expert Electrical

It’s last-minute shopping time, but there’s no need to panic when there are gift ideas to suit everyone at Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny and Buncrana.

It’s time to wrap up …
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Donegal mammy sends her family’s favourite dishes all the way to the US 2 months ago

Donegal mammy sends her family’s favourite dishes all the way to the US

A Donegal mother will be appearing on RTE’s Tastes Like Home tonight to show that home cooking is the best, no matter where you are in the world.

Ann McClay, …
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‘Dancing Queen’ Grainne to join Dancing with the Stars Ireland 2 months ago

‘Dancing Queen’ Grainne to join Dancing with the Stars Ireland

Buncrana nurse and model Grainne Gallanagh will be strutting her way to the dancefloor in next year’s Dancing with the Stars Ireland.

The former Miss Universe Ireland winner confirmed her …
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Black Friday Super Sale now on at Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny and Buncrana 2 months ago

Black Friday Super Sale now on at Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny and Buncrana

The huge Black Friday Sale is now on at Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny & Buncrana with unbeatable prices.

Get up to 50% off selected items in all departments. Stocks are …
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WIN: A 49” TV from Irwin Expert Electrical just in time for Christmas 2 months ago

WIN: A 49” TV from Irwin Expert Electrical just in time for Christmas

The huge Black Friday Sale is NOW ON at Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny and Buncrana.

It’s their biggest ever sale, with up to 50% OFF selected items in all …
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Donegal’s Moya Brennan to feature in female-focused arts series 2 months ago

Donegal’s Moya Brennan to feature in female-focused arts series

Folk music legend Moya Brennan will be sharing the story of her life in music when she features on RTE’s ‘The Works Presents‘ this week.

Moya will be profiled on …
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All I want for Christmas…. is a TV from Irwin Expert Electrical 2 months ago

All I want for Christmas…. is a TV from Irwin Expert Electrical

Irwin Expert Electrical retail is part of Expert Group – Ireland’s largest electrical retailer with 67 stores nationwide. Irwin Expert Electrical have been in business for over 40 years and …
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Lucky Louise bags €40,000 on Winning Streak 2 months ago

Lucky Louise bags €40,000 on Winning Streak

There were double celebrations for a lucky family in Donegal who won €40,000 on Winning Streak, just four weeks after they welcomed a new baby boy.

Louise Mills, who is …
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Cameras start rolling for new Donegal-based TV series 2 months ago

Cameras start rolling for new Donegal-based TV series

Filming has commenced on a new thriller series set in Donegal and written by Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee and her actor-writer husband Tobias Beer.

The four-part drama, called ‘The …
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Nadine Coyle gets jungle ready… with Donegal’s bears! 2 months ago

Nadine Coyle gets jungle ready… with Donegal’s bears!

It turns out that I’m a Celebrity contestant Nadine Coyle was preparing for the jungle long before heading down under this month.

The Derry pop star was in Donegal …
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It’s a Merry Christmas for this Donegal couple after their €29,000 win 2 months ago

It’s a Merry Christmas for this Donegal couple after their €29,000 win

Margaret O’Leary from Ballybofey, Co. Donegal certainly did her husband Joe proud as she won him a cool €29,000.

Joe O’Leary from Ballybofey, Donegal admitted that he “almost died of …
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Derry Girls cast set for festive bake-off 3 months ago

Derry Girls cast set for festive bake-off

If you’re a fan of Derry Girls (if you’re not then “catch yourself on”) and the Great British Bake-Off, 2020 is going to have the best possible start for you.


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Watch: All I Want for Christmas… is top tech from Irwin Expert Electrical 3 months ago

Watch: All I Want for Christmas… is top tech from Irwin Expert Electrical

Laptops, tablets, printers and gadgets – whatever tech gifts you’re after this Christmas, you’re sure to find brilliant options and offers at the Irwin Expert Electrical IT Centres.

Irwin Expert …
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Donegal woman’s Winning Streak haul to fund new home renovation 3 months ago

Donegal woman’s Winning Streak haul to fund new home renovation

A Donegal woman is planning a big refurbishing job on her new home after winning a cool €26,000 on Winning Streak last Saturday.

Louise Kelly from Pettigo was delighted with …
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Three former Marys become love gurus for new BBC series 3 months ago

Three former Marys become love gurus for new BBC series

Three former Mary from Dungloe contestants are set to star in a new reality dating series on BBC.

The young women are on the hunt for single men, young and …
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North West Opera take on musical favourites in unmissable show 3 months ago

North West Opera take on musical favourites in unmissable show

North West Opera will perform an unmissable gala concert in An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny next month.

Favourites from Musicals & Operas’ takes place on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November and will showcase …
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All I Want for Christmas… is an Apple product from Irwin Expert Electrical 3 months ago

All I Want for Christmas… is an Apple product from Irwin Expert Electrical

Christmas shopping season has begun, with electronics and technology at the top of many wish lists.

The team at Irwin Expert Electrical in Buncrana and Letterkenny are going to help …
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A proud Presidential honour for Moya Brennan 3 months ago

A proud Presidential honour for Moya Brennan

Donegal folk singer Moya Brennan will be honoured by President Michael D Higgins this Thursday when she receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from RTE.

The RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards …
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Music from the heart: Rebecca Harkin to launch debut album 3 months ago

Music from the heart: Rebecca Harkin to launch debut album

Donegal/Derry singer Rebecca Harkin is about to celebrate the launch of her debut album this November.

A true passion project, the album will be the culmination of years of work …
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TV stardom awaits Sinead Black in all-Ireland competition 3 months ago

TV stardom awaits Sinead Black in all-Ireland competition

Sinead (27) is well-known in the local country and wedding scene, but now the national stage awaits as she enters an exciting singing battle.

Glór Tíre is a popular country …
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The Letterkenny Gaels play will be quare craic! 3 months ago

The Letterkenny Gaels play will be quare craic!

Letterkenny Gaels GAA Club will kick off an 8-night run of the Joyce Minford comedy play The Quare Gunk this Thursday 17th October at the club room at Pairc na …
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Knitwear designer Edel MacBride to feature on Nationwide 3 months ago

Knitwear designer Edel MacBride to feature on Nationwide

One of Donegal’s best-known figures in knitting will be featured on RTE’s Nationwide tonight in celebration of National Women in Enterprise Day.

Knitwear Designer Edel MacBride, who is based in …
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Familiar faces to appear in RTE’s Raised by the Village 4 months ago

Familiar faces to appear in RTE’s Raised by the Village

Chef Brian of The Foyle Hotel Moville is used to being in front of the cameras in his TV cooking demonstrations and as a local food ambassador. 

But this time, …
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Never too old for firsts! Ruby (103) enjoys first trip to the cinema in 80 years 4 months ago

Never too old for firsts! Ruby (103) enjoys first trip to the cinema in 80 years

Castlefinn native Ruby Druce proved you’re never too old for firsts by going to the cinema for the first time in 80 years last weekend.

Ruby, aged 103, made the …
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Room to Improve fan Claire gets a starring role in the series 4 months ago

Room to Improve fan Claire gets a starring role in the series

Donegal’s Claire Irwin made her TV debut on ‘Room to Improve’ last night, working as a Quantity Surveyor in one of RTE’s biggest series.

Claire (34), from Burnfoot, impressed as …
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Everyone loved the Donegal sisters on their Gogglebox Ireland debut 5 months ago

Everyone loved the Donegal sisters on their Gogglebox Ireland debut

Two straight-talking Donegal women were hailed as ‘legends’ after featuring on Gogglebox Ireland for the first time on Wednesday night.

B&B owner Barbara Frost and retired social worker Janet Given …
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Local sisters revealed as Donegal’s first stars of Gogglebox Ireland 5 months ago

Local sisters revealed as Donegal’s first stars of Gogglebox Ireland

B&B owner Barbara Frost and retired social worker Janet Given will be introduced as the newest characters of Gogglebox Ireland when the series returns to Virgin Media One this Wednesday.


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Drama resumes for Donegal actors in Ros na Run 5 months ago

Drama resumes for Donegal actors in Ros na Run

After a shocking season finale, Donegal actresses Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh and Máirín De Buitléir are back to the fore of one of the biggest storylines of TG4’s Ros na Run.

Season …
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Derry Girls’ writer Lisa McGee unveils new drama set in Donegal 5 months ago

Derry Girls’ writer Lisa McGee unveils new drama set in Donegal

A new thriller series set in Donegal and written by Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee was unveiled ahead of the new season on Virgin Media TV.

The Deceived is going …
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Up Donegal! Chloe Kennedy wins fans in Rose of Tralee appearance 5 months ago

Up Donegal! Chloe Kennedy wins fans in Rose of Tralee appearance

Donegal Rose Chloe Kennedy has impressed viewers after her positive and funny interview in Tralee tonight.

The 20-year-old Psychology student started her appearance on a high note, with a big …
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Boston Rose honours brave Donegal mum who survived cancer 5 months ago

Boston Rose honours brave Donegal mum who survived cancer

The bravery and fundraising work of Ardara woman Theresa Stanley was highlighted during a special interview on the first Rose of Tralee selection night of 2019.

Theresa’s daughter Tanya is …
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Derry Girls jerseys are out now, and we’re pure lurred about them 5 months ago

Derry Girls jerseys are out now, and we’re pure lurred about them

A new range of GAA jerseys has been launched to celebrate the legen-derry show that is Derry Girls.

Proudly created by O’Neills, the jerseys feature some of our favourite characters …
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Gogglebox Ireland are having an open afternoon in Donegal today 6 months ago

Gogglebox Ireland are having an open afternoon in Donegal today

The producers of Virgin Media Television’s ‘Gogglebox Ireland’ are hosting an open casting in Ballyshannon today (Tuesday) to meet potential stars of the next series.

You’ll have to be quick …
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New York’s Roisin Maher is crowned Mary from Dungloe 2019 6 months ago

New York’s Roisin Maher is crowned Mary from Dungloe 2019

Roisin, a Construction Project Manager, laid the foundations for a victory by showcasing her building skills onstage at tonight’s Crowning Cabaret.

The 27-year-old treated host Daniel O’Donnell to a demonstration …
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Singing star Ciara (13) through to Irish Junior Eurovision finals 6 months ago

Singing star Ciara (13) through to Irish Junior Eurovision finals

Thirteen-year-old Ciara McShane from Inver has been selected for the televised heats final of Ireland’s Junior Eurovision.

Ciara, who is a client of Karen Gorman Casting Agency, was chosen following …
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TV crew visits Donegal family’s home for exciting new series 6 months ago

TV crew visits Donegal family’s home for exciting new series

The sun shone on Stranorlar for the last few days for what proved to be some very exciting filming for the local Mc Menamin family.

Following a national search some …
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Derry Girls has been added to Netflix and we’re so ready for a binge-watch 7 months ago

Derry Girls has been added to Netflix and we’re so ready for a binge-watch

The first series of Derry Girls is now available Netflix in Ireland and the UK – just in time to banish the summer rainy day blues.

If you loved Channel …
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