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Gogglebox Ireland are having an open afternoon in Donegal today 2 weeks 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.

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New York’s Roisin Maher is crowned Mary from Dungloe 2019 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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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Earagail Arts Festival – Fun for all the family 1 month ago

Earagail Arts Festival – Fun for all the family

This year’s Earagail Arts Festival, 10th July to 28th July, will feature a number of exciting free events for the whole family to enjoy all along the most northern part …
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Donegal duo bring ‘gaslighting’ to the fore in shocking Ros na Rún finale 2 months ago

Donegal duo bring ‘gaslighting’ to the fore in shocking Ros na Rún finale

Do you know what gaslighting is? And did you know that it’s been made illegal in Ireland this year?

Gaslighting is a form of domestic abuse where a person exerts …
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What’s the new play in An Grianán this week? Good question! 2 months ago

What’s the new play in An Grianán this week? Good question!

A brand new production opens at An Grianán Theatre tonight.

The four-night run is almost sold out.

But nobody knows what play they are going to see until the curtain …
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From New York to Donegal: A powerful one-woman show comes to town 2 months ago

From New York to Donegal: A powerful one-woman show comes to town

Best-selling American author, Mary Lou Quinlan, is bringing her emotional, one-woman hit play The God Box: A Daughter’s Story, to Donegal for a charity performance this June.

The show, …
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It’s all a bit of ‘This and That’ on Sharon’s new show! 2 months ago

It’s all a bit of ‘This and That’ on Sharon’s new show!

Here, Sharon Thompson tells us how her new radio venture began and how you can be featured:

They say writers need to market themselves.

‘Right,’ says I, ‘I’ll think outside …
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Events: Earagail Arts Festival launched in memory of Dessie Larkin 2 months ago

Events: Earagail Arts Festival launched in memory of Dessie Larkin

Dessie Larkin, a former county councillor who passed away in March, was a long-serving board member and former Chair of the Earagail Arts Festival.

The Letterkenny man was fondly remembered at …
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TV stardom in store for these Stranorlar siblings! 3 months ago

TV stardom in store for these Stranorlar siblings!

Three young actors from Donegal have been selected from a nationwide search to be stars of a new TV series.

Dylan, Kate and Emily Mc Menamin found out last …
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From Vogue to Vikings, Karen’s career reaches new heights 3 months ago

From Vogue to Vikings, Karen’s career reaches new heights

At 6ft 2, Killybegs woman Karen Connell (32) once thought her height would hold back her dream of being an actress.

And it did at first.

Karen told …
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Donegal daters wanted for new RTÉ2 romance series 3 months ago

Donegal daters wanted for new RTÉ2 romance series

Do dating apps have you on a road to nowhere? Could your mammy pick the love of your life? Does your dad know marriage material when he sees it? …
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‘Friends’ star Courteney Cox stops by luxury Donegal hotel 3 months ago

‘Friends’ star Courteney Cox stops by luxury Donegal hotel

Courteney Cox paid a visit to a luxury Donegal castle during her Irish break this week.

The US actress, who is best known for playing Monica in Friends, checked into …
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Love Island is finally coming back to our screens and we can’t wait! 3 months ago

Love Island is finally coming back to our screens and we can’t wait!

The wait for one of the biggest shows of the summer is almost over and we will finally see the Islanders in the villa followed by Caroline’s Flack-attacks as well …
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Going to see Spice Girls? We have everything you need to know! 3 months ago

Going to see Spice Girls? We have everything you need to know!

Large numbers of Spice Girls fans from Donegal will be flocking to Croke Park this Friday 24th May for one of the biggest concerts of the year. 

Do you Wannabe …
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Fun for all at the No Limits I.D. Friendly disco 3 months ago

Fun for all at the No Limits I.D. Friendly disco

The inclusive disco is a social night out for adults with intellectual disabilities over the age of 18.

‘No Limits’ was launched in 2018 by a local team who noticed …
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Donegal Rose of Tralee Selection is underway! 3 months ago

Donegal Rose of Tralee Selection is underway!

The 2019 Donegal Rose Selection takes place on Saturday 25th May in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town.

The Rose hopefuls will take the stage and be interviewed by MC Lee …
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Feeling a little lost in life? This RTÉ series wants to help you 3 months ago

Feeling a little lost in life? This RTÉ series wants to help you

Lost Your Way? will soon be coming to RTE2 to help people who would like a little guidance to get on the right path again.

Four mentors – not …
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Hollywood icon Doris Day has died 3 months ago

Hollywood icon Doris Day has died

The American screen star passed away at her home in Camel Valley in California.

Known as one of the biggest female icons of all time, Day became a star in the …
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How a good luck card led Afke Barr to win €37,000! 3 months ago

How a good luck card led Afke Barr to win €37,000!

Buncrana woman Afke Barr had plenty of local supporters cheering her on as she won a cool €37,000 on Winning Streak last Saturday, just months after a fire almost destroyed …
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Funny and empowering one-woman play confronts ageing head-on 3 months ago

Funny and empowering one-woman play confronts ageing head-on

‘It’s a bit of a surprise when you arrive at sixty and are suddenly told you are old. Not told formally; a letter doesn’t come in the post, but you …
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Letterkenny’s first Kinnegar Jazz & Blues Festival is on the way 3 months ago

Letterkenny’s first Kinnegar Jazz & Blues Festival is on the way

Letterkenny will be buzzing with activity at the beginning of July as the town hosts its first Jazz & Blues Festival.

The event, in conjunction with Kinnegar Brewing, will be …
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Donegal family set for ‘Super Garden’ transformation 3 months ago

Donegal family set for ‘Super Garden’ transformation

Donegal landscaper Paddy McDermott will appear on ‘Super Garden’ this week to reveal how he created a dream garden for the Kellys of Letterkenny in just four weeks.

The Ballybofey man …
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Donegal woman has change of fortune following fire tragedy 4 months ago

Donegal woman has change of fortune following fire tragedy

Afke Barr is about to be the next local person to appear on RTE’s Winning Streak and follow in the footsteps of a long line of Donegal players this year …
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The top ‘Camp’ looks at Met Gala 2019 4 months ago

The top ‘Camp’ looks at Met Gala 2019

The Met Gala is one of the biggest fashion events for celebrities to branch out and wear the most outlandish costumes they can imagine. The Met Gala is a fundraiser …
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Enya joins celebrations as niece is crowned ‘Donegal Mary’ 4 months ago

Enya joins celebrations as niece is crowned ‘Donegal Mary’

Global singing star Enya made a rare appearance in Donegal after her niece was selected to represent Donegal in this year’s Mary from Dungloe Festival.

The normally reclusive star delighted …
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Bonnie Ryan joins the Xposé team 4 months ago

Bonnie Ryan joins the Xposé team

Bonnie Ryan, daughter of the late Gerry Ryan, has become one of Ireland’s rising stars in the beauty industry in recent years having worked as a freelance makeup artist, Instagram personality and …
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Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh calls on Donegal people to join her show 4 months ago

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh calls on Donegal people to join her show

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh’s radio show Bláthnaid Libh on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta is heading to Donegal.

And organisers would like to extend an invitation to the public to join them …
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Family joy as Donegal granny spins the wheel on Winning Streak 4 months ago

Family joy as Donegal granny spins the wheel on Winning Streak

Donegal granny Mary Doran continued the county’s lucky run on Winning Streak after scooping €45,000 last Saturday.

And, in an unbelievable ending, another Donegal person was drawn to appear next …
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Model Julia Restoin Roitfeld swaps NYC for a break in DGL 4 months ago

Model Julia Restoin Roitfeld swaps NYC for a break in DGL

Parisian style icon Julia Restoin Roitfeld has found perfection in the hills of Donegal.

The international model and art director was spotted seeking out the scenic delights of Donegal over …
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It’s official! Series three of Derry Girls is happening 4 months ago

It’s official! Series three of Derry Girls is happening

The second series of Derry Girls has come to a poignant end, but after an emotional rollercoaster of an episode, fans got the news they were waiting for.

Channel 4 …
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All our favourite bits from the Derry Girls finale 4 months ago

All our favourite bits from the Derry Girls finale

Bill Clinton hanging out in Burt, pink and purple USA flags and wee James being accepted as a Derry Girl – the season finale of Derry Girls series two had …
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It’s the series finale of Derry Girls and we’re just not ready yet 4 months ago

It’s the series finale of Derry Girls and we’re just not ready yet

Six weeks of giggles and great Derry humour will come to an end tonight in the series two finale of Derry Girls.

The Channel4 comedy brought us on great adventures …
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Luck is in the air: Three Donegal players to appear on next Winning Streak 4 months ago

Luck is in the air: Three Donegal players to appear on next Winning Streak

There’s definitely some good fortune in the hills of Donegal as an incredible THREE people from the county are to appear on Winning Streak this week.

Donegal contestants have appeared …
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Donegal director’s heart-wrenching doc earns award nomination 5 months ago

Donegal director’s heart-wrenching doc earns award nomination

Helena Gallagher, who is originally from Arranmore Island but who now lives in Scotland, is no stranger to the world of broadcasting.

The owner of HG Productions, Helena has worked …
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Watch: Amybeth inspires with Best Lead Actress win 5 months ago

Watch: Amybeth inspires with Best Lead Actress win

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty has done it again – winning another top award in Canada for her starring role in Anne with an E.

The seventeen-year-old actress picked up the …
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Derry Girls go to prom: Seven best bits from another cracker 5 months ago

Derry Girls go to prom: Seven best bits from another cracker

The penultimate episode of this series of Derry Girls was another ‘cracker’, as Orla would say.

The famous five getting ready for prom, struggling with dates and school dramas caused a …
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There’s a new character on Derry Girls – and she’s from Donegal! 5 months ago

There’s a new character on Derry Girls – and she’s from Donegal!

There is big excitement on Derry Girls week when a new girl joins the gang.

The C4 comedy will be welcoming Aoife Hinds as Mae Cheung, a new student at …
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Derry Girls buzzing over BAFTA award nomination 5 months ago

Derry Girls buzzing over BAFTA award nomination

The C4 comedy set in 1990s Derry has been shortlisted for best Scripted Comedy in the awards in May, where they will compete against Mum, Sally4ever and Stath Lets Flats.

It was just last week …
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Tonight’s the night: Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon joins Derry Girls 5 months ago

Tonight’s the night: Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon joins Derry Girls

Channel 4’s Derry Girls has been likened to a modern-day Father Ted by many, and tonight we’ll see a familiar face from Craggy Island on the Northern Irish comedy.

Irish comedian …
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Evita – a vivacious triumph for the Letterkenny Musical Society 5 months ago

Evita – a vivacious triumph for the Letterkenny Musical Society

Local theatre fans are off on a trip to Argentina with Evita at An Grianan Theatre this week!

DW checks out the Evita preview show to see how the …
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‘It’s very fancy’ – Derry Girls scoops Royal Television Society Award 5 months ago

‘It’s very fancy’ – Derry Girls scoops Royal Television Society Award

The creators and cast of Derry Girls are on a roll this month with a successful second series and a new award to add to their collection.

The hit Channel4 comedy …
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‘Audiences are in for a treat’ – Evita star Caitríona Solan 5 months ago

‘Audiences are in for a treat’ – Evita star Caitríona Solan

Dungloe teacher Caitríona Ní Shochlachain will be swapping academics for stardom this week as she plays the leading lady in Evita, a production by the Letterkenny Musical Society at An …
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Derry Girls: Seven super one-liners from the Take That trip 5 months ago

Derry Girls: Seven super one-liners from the Take That trip

The wit was mighty on last night’s episode of Derry Girls, as the gang headed out on an adventure to see Take That in Belfast.

The journey was doomed from …
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Derry Girls and Take That joining forces for tonight’s episode 5 months ago

Derry Girls and Take That joining forces for tonight’s episode

Last week Derry Girls fans were gifted to a Spotify series of hits from the show, but the music is going to be mega tonight as tributes to Take That …
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Watch: Cherish the Ladies sing the praises of a special Donegal village 5 months ago

Watch: Cherish the Ladies sing the praises of a special Donegal village

The Grammy-nominated band, who have close connections to Donegal, are singing the praises of the region online and across the US through the song ‘Glenties’.

Written by Dublin singer/songwriter Maurice …
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The Derry Girls have their own playlists we’re buzzing off them already 5 months ago

The Derry Girls have their own playlists we’re buzzing off them already

Episode two of the new Derry Girls series was another great night’s craic.

We loved the badass Ms De Brún, the Christmas cupboard raid and the return of Uncle Collum …
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Sneak Peek: New teacher inspires Derry Girls to let loose 5 months ago

Sneak Peek: New teacher inspires Derry Girls to let loose

Season two of Derry Girls got off to a super start last week with 1.8million viewers tuning in for a good catch-up with the gang.

The Catholic vs Protestant antics …
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