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It’s official! Series three of Derry Girls is happening 1 week 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.

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All our favourite bits from the Derry Girls finale 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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! 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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Nikki Bradley joining Late Late Show line-up 1 month ago

Nikki Bradley joining Late Late Show line-up

Letterkenny’s Nikki Bradley is joining Ryan Tubridy tonight for an open talk about overcoming challenges.

After surviving cancer as a teen, Nikki went on to become an adaptive adventurer and motivational …
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Will this Donegal man play the hero in a First Dates love story? 1 month ago

Will this Donegal man play the hero in a First Dates love story?

Letterkenny engineer Conor Downey is set to feature on First Dates Ireland tonight (Thursday).

Conor is a self-confessed Batman and animation fanatic who is on the lookout for a match …
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Five class moments from the return of Derry Girls 2 months ago

Five class moments from the return of Derry Girls

Amidst the Brexit crisis and endless talk about the border, there’s been one thing that’s bringing everyone together, and that’s Derry Girls.

The Channel4 comedy was back on our screens …
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Competition hots up for Donegal star Ailish McBride 2 months ago

Competition hots up for Donegal star Ailish McBride

The heat is about to be turned up for Donegal singer Ailish McBride as the elimination rounds begin on TG4’s Glor Tire music contest.

The 19-year-old Creeslough native is one …
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The new Derry Girls is just days away, but the previews are already cracker 2 months ago

The new Derry Girls is just days away, but the previews are already cracker

Set your reminders for Tuesday 5th March at 9.15pm for the return of the 90’s gang to Channel 4.

The new episodes are set to be bigger and bolder, with the …
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No rural romance for Annah on First Dates 2 months ago

No rural romance for Annah on First Dates

The popular 20-year-old student from Malin was on the hunt for a farmer on the RTE dating show. Things were looking good when she was paired with shy Daniel (23) …
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Donegal woman brings her search for a farmer to First Dates Ireland! 2 months ago

Donegal woman brings her search for a farmer to First Dates Ireland!

RTÉ 2 dating show First Dates has been lacking some famous Donegal charm this series, but things will change tonight when local student Annah tries her luck in the romantic …
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Teresa enjoys a terrific win on Winning Streak 2 months ago

Teresa enjoys a terrific win on Winning Streak

Teresa Shiels, who is a popular receptionist in a local GP surgery, had a full team of supporters for her appearance on the RTE gameshow on Saturday.

Amazingly, just as Teresa …
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Amazing Amybeth wins Outstanding Performance ACTRA award 2 months ago

Amazing Amybeth wins Outstanding Performance ACTRA award

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty has scooped her first award for her lead role in Netflix’s Anne with an E.

The seventeen-year-old star was honoured as the best Female for an Outstanding …
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We finally have the release date of Derry Girls Series 2 2 months ago

We finally have the release date of Derry Girls Series 2

Derry Girls series two is one of the most hotly-anticipated shows of the year, particularly in the north west, where we can’t get enough of the quick wit and antics …
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Letterkenny woman set to continue Donegal’s winning streak! 2 months ago

Letterkenny woman set to continue Donegal’s winning streak!

Letterkenny woman Teresa Shiels has been revealed among the next five lucky guests – right after a Killygordan man had his own success on the show.

Gerard Muldoon from the …
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Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon is about to be the new fella on Derry Girls 2 months ago

Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon is about to be the new fella on Derry Girls

Irish comedian and actor Ardal O’Hanlon has been revealed as a guest star in series two of Derry Girls.

O’Hanlon, who is best known as Dougal from Father Ted, is …
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Donegal’s Lucy Lashes to turn on the charm for Ireland’s Got Talent 2 months ago

Donegal’s Lucy Lashes to turn on the charm for Ireland’s Got Talent

Lucy Lashes, aka John Campbell, aged 28, is a talented singer who plans to serve the judges more than just looks in Saturday’s edition of the variety show on Virgin Media …
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Stall the ball! The Derry Girls series two trailer is here 2 months ago

Stall the ball! The Derry Girls series two trailer is here

Excitement for Derry Girls season two almost peaked today after a new trailer release from Channel 4.

The hit comedy set in 1990s Derry is expected to be back on our …
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Derry Girls scoop ‘Best Comedy’ Broadcast Award 2 months ago

Derry Girls scoop ‘Best Comedy’ Broadcast Award

Our favourite Derry Girls were crowned Best Comedy at the 2019 UK Broadcast Awards.

This is just one more accolade for the hit Channel 4 series, which has previously won …
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Single? Would you ‘love’ to be on the Late Late? Here’s your chance! 2 months ago

Single? Would you ‘love’ to be on the Late Late? Here’s your chance!

Love will be in the air again this weekend with the return of the *ahem* romantic episode which will play host to over 200 singletons.

They are looking for fun …
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Ailish McBride is singing for success on Glór Tíre 3 months ago

Ailish McBride is singing for success on Glór Tíre

Talented singer Ailish McBride is calling on Donegal to support her on a thrilling journey through Ireland’s biggest country music talent show.

The 19-year-old student is one of six finalists in …
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Collum sisters take home €25,000 from their ‘Twinning Streak’! 3 months ago

Collum sisters take home €25,000 from their ‘Twinning Streak’!

There’ll be big celebrations in the Corner Bar Falcarragh today as ‘t-Winning’ twins Maggie and Rosie Collum return from a successful night on Winning Streak.

The identical sisters had double …
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A great and grim adventure awaits this Donegal actress 3 months ago

A great and grim adventure awaits this Donegal actress

Donegal woman Louise Connaghan is about to embark on a national tour in a show that sees her play 40 characters and die 10 times – but who’s counting?

Louise …
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‘I am really glad to be back doing what I love’ – Maria follows her dream 3 months ago

‘I am really glad to be back doing what I love’ – Maria follows her dream

Formally known as The Happy Camper, the well-known singer/songwriter launches her new album ‘I Choose to Love.’

Songwriting for 20 years, I Choose To Love is Maria’s first collection of …
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The Collum sisters are on a Twinning Streak! 3 months ago

The Collum sisters are on a Twinning Streak!

A Donegal twin has been selected to appear on Winning Streak on RTE One this weekend – ten years after her identical sister appeared on the show!

Rosie and Maggie …
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‘Fifty Shades’ author E L James is back with a new steamy novel 3 months ago

‘Fifty Shades’ author E L James is back with a new steamy novel

The woman behind the global Fifty Shades phenomenon is about to send hearts racing again with the reveal of a new book.

E L James has just announced a brand …
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The Derry Girls are getting their own mural, so they are 3 months ago

The Derry Girls are getting their own mural, so they are

A massive mural is being created in Derry in celebration of the hit comedy series Derry Girls.

The second season is just months away, so it’s only right that they …
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Limitless fun to be had at this I.D. friendly disco 3 months ago

Limitless fun to be had at this I.D. friendly disco

The ‘No Limits’ disco is making a welcome return to Letterkenny this Friday 25th January.

The inclusive disco is a fun night out for adults with intellectual disabilities over the age …
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WATCH: DJs left in stitches by Donegal woman’s cheeky business name 3 months ago

WATCH: DJs left in stitches by Donegal woman’s cheeky business name

Inishowen entrepreneur Laura Bonner received an unexpected call yesterday that has led to one of the week’s best comedy moments on radio.

BBC Radio 1 presenting duo Scott Mills and …
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The Henry Girls trace musical roots in upcoming TV series 3 months ago

The Henry Girls trace musical roots in upcoming TV series

The Mc Loughlin Sisters, AKA The Henry Girls, will be the focus of this Sunday’s Ceol ón Chlann on TG4 at 10.30pm.

Musicians Karen, Lorna and Joleen were nurtured musically by their Celtic roots and were …
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Nikki gets set to motivate on Operation Transformation 3 months ago

Nikki gets set to motivate on Operation Transformation

Operation Transformation is set to gain another Donegal personality this series with the arrival of Nikki Bradley as the new challenge coordinator

Nikki, who is an adaptive adventurer and motivational …
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Lucky Annmarie wins an amazing €52,000 on Winning Streak! 3 months ago

Lucky Annmarie wins an amazing €52,000 on Winning Streak!

Donegal-based businesswoman Annmarie Doherty had a very fortunate start to her year after winning a whopping €52,000 on RTE’s Winning Streak.

Getting to spin the famous wheel never came into the …
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Ramona Nicholas’ stunning home impresses on Celebrity Home of the Year 4 months ago

Ramona Nicholas’ stunning home impresses on Celebrity Home of the Year

Donegal businesswoman Ramona Nicholas revealed the stunning interiors of her Bundoran home for charity on RTE’s Celebrity Home of the Year 2018.

The joint MD of the Cara Group and …
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SJP rings in the New Year in ‘remote but beautiful’ Donegal 4 months ago

SJP rings in the New Year in ‘remote but beautiful’ Donegal

The ‘Sex and the City’ star escaped to Donegal to enjoy the holidays with her actor husband Matthew Broderick and their children.

The celebrity couple had a newly-renovated holiday …
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Sweet! Ariana Grande announces Irish tour date 4 months ago

Sweet! Ariana Grande announces Irish tour date

Popstar Ariana Grande is to return to Ireland next year as part of her Sweetener World Tour. 

The 25-year-old singer will play Dublin’s 3Arena on September 22nd 2019.

Tickets go …
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‘Queen GG’ Grainne earns Top 20 spot in Miss Universe 4 months ago

‘Queen GG’ Grainne earns Top 20 spot in Miss Universe

Donegal woman Grainne Gallanagh won a Top 20 placement at the glamorous Miss Universe pageant.

The Buncrana-born nurse also placed in the Top 5 in Europe last night.

Miss Philippines …
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