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Watch: Donegal’s Ceol le Chéile choir tune in on Zoom 1 day ago

Watch: Donegal’s Ceol le Chéile choir tune in on Zoom

COVID 19 and all the restrictions it has brought, has seen many Intergenerational projects came to a halt. However, this has not stopped Donegal County Council’s Choir of Ages “Ceol …
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Former Marys use pageant skills to help single men find love 4 days ago

Former Marys use pageant skills to help single men find love

Three former Mary from Dungloe contestants have set out to help single men looking for love in a new BBC Gaeilge series airing this week.

Courtney Boyle from Dungloe, Rosie …
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Gartan actress nominated for top AIMS award 1 week ago

Gartan actress nominated for top AIMS award

Anna Gallagher from Gartan is one of three nominees for the best actress award.

Anna is nominated for her starring role as Nancy in the Donegal Youth Musical Theatre’s production …
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Jacqui Sharkey releases new single Home… from home! 2 weeks ago

Jacqui Sharkey releases new single Home… from home!

Singer songwriter Jacqui Sharkey has dropped her new single – Home – with a virtual online release.

The reflective and soulful version of Home echoes Jacqui’s memories and emotions, and …
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Musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh striking a chord for Women’s Aid 3 weeks ago

Musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh striking a chord for Women’s Aid

Acclaimed Donegal fiddler Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh has joined the line-up of an inspirational and empowering series of online concerts in aid of Women’s Aid.

The Meitheal na mBan series, broadcasting …
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Rose of Tralee festival cancelled for 2020 1 month ago

Rose of Tralee festival cancelled for 2020

The Rose of Tralee International Festival has been cancelled for the first time in 61 years due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Festival organisers have confirmed that the event will be …
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‘With heavy hearts’: Mary from Dungloe cancelled for 2020 1 month ago

‘With heavy hearts’: Mary from Dungloe cancelled for 2020

This year’s Mary from Dungloe Festival has been officially cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Organisers announced the news tonight, saying that the decision was made in accordance with the …
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President sings the praises of ‘heartwarming’ Wild Atlantic Women project 1 month ago

President sings the praises of ‘heartwarming’ Wild Atlantic Women project

The artists of Wild Atlantic Women have a lot to celebrate today after receiving presidential praise for their unique Covid-19 collaboration.

The project, which premiered last week, saw over 30 …
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Video: Donegal artists stir nostalgia in stunning song project 2 months ago

Video: Donegal artists stir nostalgia in stunning song project

The Wild Atlantic Women of Donegal have become a major hit again with their new music video – recorded remotely during the Covid-19 isolation period.

The creative project saw over …
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Donegal songstress to debut stunning new single 2 months ago

Donegal songstress to debut stunning new single

Excitement is building for the launch of Megan Nic Ruairí’s debut single, out this Friday 10th April.

Can’t Trust the Moon’ will be a taste of what’s to come from …
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Watch: Taoiseach has a good laugh at Donegal woman’s viral TikTok 2 months ago

Watch: Taoiseach has a good laugh at Donegal woman’s viral TikTok

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar found himself highly entertained by a new Covid-19 themed comedy short by Killea-native Alice Diver.

The parody video, featuring an impersonation of the Taoiseach as he …
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Smiles all round as Gráinne’s dancing journey comes to an end 3 months ago

Smiles all round as Gráinne’s dancing journey comes to an end

Donegal’s own dancing queen Grainne Gallanagh has done her home county proud as her Dancing with the Stars journey comes to an end.

The Buncrana beauty may have missed out …
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It’s Gráinne’s time to shine as Dancing with the Stars final is brought forward 3 months ago

It’s Gráinne’s time to shine as Dancing with the Stars final is brought forward

Donegal star Grainne Gallanagh will be competing in the grand final of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars tonight – a week earlier than expected due to the covid-19 outbreak.

Show …
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The show must go on for dancing star Grainne Gallanagh 3 months ago

The show must go on for dancing star Grainne Gallanagh

Donegal star Grainne Gallanagh will be putting her best foot forward in a unique episode of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars this Sunday.

The Buncrana nurse has made it to …
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Review: The Addams Family – far from normal 3 months ago

Review: The Addams Family – far from normal

With all the darkness in the world today, the Addams Family seems like a very apt production to begin in Letterkenny.

The Addams Family is an extraordinary family that embraces …
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‘Wonder Woman’ Grainne stepping close to Dancing with the Stars final 3 months ago

‘Wonder Woman’ Grainne stepping close to Dancing with the Stars final

Donegal’s Grainne Gallanagh is stepping ever closer to the Glitterball Trophy after surviving another round on RTE’s Dancing with the Stars Ireland.

The Buncrana beauty queen and nurse was a …
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Fasten your seatbelts for Donegal driving instructor and student’s TV debut 3 months ago

Fasten your seatbelts for Donegal driving instructor and student’s TV debut

Donegal woman, Collette O’Donnell from O’Donnell School of Motoring, is making her big debut on RTE1 this Monday as she appears on the new tv show ‘The Test’.

The new …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Where do you find the time? 3 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Where do you find the time?

“Where do you find the time?”

“How can you be bothered?”

“It can’t be worth that much work?”

Here we go again!

Musicals.

I’ve been on stage my whole life, …
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Sinéad Black singing her heart out in Glór Tíre live shows 3 months ago

Sinéad Black singing her heart out in Glór Tíre live shows

Sinead is one of six finalists in the 2020 edition of TG4’s hit country music show.

And the competition is about to heat up tonight as the Glór Tíre eliminations …
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Dramatic dance-off sees Grainne Gallanagh through to DWTSIRL quarter-finals 3 months ago

Dramatic dance-off sees Grainne Gallanagh through to DWTSIRL quarter-finals

Donegal nurse and model Grainne Gallanagh has made it through to the quarter finals of Dancing with the Stars Ireland after a tense dance-off.

The Buncrana woman found herself in …
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Flawless Grainne earns first 30 of Dancing with the Stars season 3 months ago

Flawless Grainne earns first 30 of Dancing with the Stars season

Buncrana’s Grainne Gallanagh delivered a game-changing performance on Dancing with the Stars tonight to win the first 30 score of the series.

The former Miss Universe Ireland wowed with her …
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Events: Donegal actors celebrate Ros na Rún’s Valentine’s wrap party 3 months ago

Events: Donegal actors celebrate Ros na Rún’s Valentine’s wrap party

The cast and crew of TG4’s Ros na Rún have celebrated the end of another exciting series of the popular soap drama.

Season 24 saw local talent, including the Daly …
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Dating show searching for its first Donegal participants 4 months ago

Dating show searching for its first Donegal participants

RTÉ2 are looking for participants for the new series of its hit dating show Pulling with my Parents.

And they are hoping to have their first Donegal cast members in series …
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Unstoppable Grainne set for Dancing with the Stars switch-up 4 months ago

Unstoppable Grainne set for Dancing with the Stars switch-up

All couples will swap their dancing partners for this week’s show, which is also switching days to air on Saturday, as the election count takes place on Sunday.

Grainne will …
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New dating show seeks Donegal cast members 4 months ago

New dating show seeks Donegal cast members

If you know a dashing farmer or a small-town sweetheart, this could be their chance to find love!

The series, called ‘Love in the Countryside’, is being created by the …
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Donegal woman bags €28,000 on Winning Streak 4 months ago

Donegal woman bags €28,000 on Winning Streak

Denise Moss from Castlefinn, Co. Donegal and now living in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone was overjoyed with her big cash win on Saturday last.

Left to right: Sinead Kennedy, Winning Streak …
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The Henry Girls are jazzing it up 4 months 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 4 months 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’ 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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! 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 6 months 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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! 7 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 7 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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