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We’ve spotted something very amiss with the Irish Farmer Calendar 2 years ago

We’ve spotted something very amiss with the Irish Farmer Calendar

The cream of the crop of Irish farmers has been unleashed again for the Irish Farmer Calendar 2018.

The charity calendar cultivates much excitement among the Irish population – all …
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Mickey Joe Harte tops the charts with new single 2 years ago

Mickey Joe Harte tops the charts with new single

The Lifford singer-songwriter’s new single, ‘For The Broken Hearted’, surpassed gems by stars such as Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, and Nathan Carter.

Since releasing the single two weeks ago it …
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You’re actually going to LOVE the show that’s coming this December 2 years ago

You’re actually going to LOVE the show that’s coming this December

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre have just announced a special screening of the festive favourite film  accompanied by live full orchestra on Friday 8th December 2017.

It’s one of the world’s best-loved …
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You’d have to be mad as a hatter to miss this wacky tea party 2 years ago

You’d have to be mad as a hatter to miss this wacky tea party

KPC hope to bring the community together for an evening of fun and entertainment. Music on the night will be provided by Trevor Mc Brearty and Gareth O Donnell followed …
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Chat show season is back… with two unmissable line-ups 2 years ago

Chat show season is back… with two unmissable line-ups

We are spoiled for choice tonight as The Graham Norton Show begins again for a new season.

Graham has an incredible A-List line-up on his sofa. He is joined by Harrison …
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How one Donegal woman was inspired to create an autism-centred children’s show 2 years ago

How one Donegal woman was inspired to create an autism-centred children’s show

Pablo explores the world through the eyes of a 5-year-old boy with autism, with a central character and cast who are all on the autism spectrum.

Grainne McGuinness is the Creative Director …
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A night of ceol and craic planned in aid of Inishowen flood victims 2 years ago

A night of ceol and craic planned in aid of Inishowen flood victims

The event, Inishowen’s Own, will feature some of Donegal’s best musicians, including The Henry Girls, Sailor Bill, Inishowen Gospel Choir, Great White Lies and Tommy Conway.

All proceeds from the …
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Ireland’s first transgender soap star to debut tonight 2 years ago

Ireland’s first transgender soap star to debut tonight

Jack (27) will be Ireland’s first transgender soap star.

“This is the first transgender character in Irish soap which is huge for Ireland. And as someone transgender myself, this is …
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Watch: Mickey Joe Harte strikes all the right chords with new song 2 years ago

Watch: Mickey Joe Harte strikes all the right chords with new song

The Lifford native represented Ireland with his hit song We’ve Got the World Tonight in 2003’s Eurovision. The song went on to sell in excess of six times platinum status! …
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Culture Night: Here’s what’s on in Donegal tonight 2 years ago

Culture Night: Here’s what’s on in Donegal tonight

This will be Letterkenny’s 9th occasion to take part in Culture Night and the programme for 2017 offers 40 diverse events in 25 venues that celebrate our unique local cultural …
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Charlene’s magical play in the spotlight at Fringe Festival 2 years ago

Charlene’s magical play in the spotlight at Fringe Festival

Charlene has been living and working in Dublin since 2012 after attending drama school in London.

“I trained at LAMDA in London and had an incredible experience there. The quality …
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Party like the Parisians at this glitzy iCARE charity ball 2 years ago

Party like the Parisians at this glitzy iCARE charity ball

On Sunday 29th October 2017 i.C.A.R.E. are delighted to announce another opportunity to dust off your “glitzy dress” or “tuxedo” and take to the dance floor of the Inishowen Gateway …
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Lead musician calls time on Little Hours 2 years ago

Lead musician calls time on Little Hours

One of the founding members of the successful Donegal band Little Hours has told fans his time with the group has ended.

Guitarist and vocalist Ryan Mc Closkey revealed last …
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Young stars sought for magical Christmas production 2 years ago

Young stars sought for magical Christmas production

An Grianan Theatre are preparing to showcase a fresh new version of the magical Christmas tale The Nutcracker this year.

Like last year’s Christmas show Peter Pan, this will be a youth …
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‘Wee fat chef’ Gary to get in shape on Operation Transformation 2 years ago

‘Wee fat chef’ Gary to get in shape on Operation Transformation

Celebrity chef Gary O’Hanlon from Ramelton is one of the leaders on the new series of Celebrity Operation Transformation, and you can find out how his first week went tonight (Wednesday) on …
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The Henry Girls join line-up for night of music and kindness for Inishowen 2 years ago

The Henry Girls join line-up for night of music and kindness for Inishowen

This concert is taking place to help raise further vital funds needed to support local victims of the recent floods in Inishowen. It will feature The Henry Girls, Sailor Bill, …
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Auditions open for a feline fun Christmas panto 2 years ago

Auditions open for a feline fun Christmas panto

The Butt Drama Circle will host auditions for the original tale of Puss in Boots by Thomas O’Leary in the Balor Theatre this Friday, September 8, at 7 pm for children. The …
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Make a splash in the LMS chorus of Singin’ in the Rain 2 years ago

Make a splash in the LMS chorus of Singin’ in the Rain

Letterkenny Musical Society’s 2018 production at An Grianan Theatre will be “Singin’ in the Rain” – the musical inspired by the 1952 film starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds.

Most …
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Watch: Did you spot Ryan Tubridy’s subtle dirty joke about Donegal lamb last night? 2 years ago

Watch: Did you spot Ryan Tubridy’s subtle dirty joke about Donegal lamb last night?

The pedigree Suffolk ram lamb set Seamus back €15,000 last month, a record price for the Ballymena Livestock annual Premier Suffolk Show and Sale, but Seamus couldn’t be happier with …
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Now there are even more good reasons to go to Flood Aid 2 years ago

Now there are even more good reasons to go to Flood Aid

One of the biggest concerts of the year was arranged with lightning speed and tickets are selling just as quickly.

The huge Flood Aid event on Sunday 3rd September will …
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Tommy Tiernan to have Donegal folks giggling for a great cause 2 years ago

Tommy Tiernan to have Donegal folks giggling for a great cause

Tiernan is donating takings from his show at The Mount Errigal Hotel on October 5th to The Victoria Thompson Memorial fund and Scholarship. Tickets are on sale now.

As …
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A woolly wonderful Donegal guest will star on tonight’s Late Late 2 years ago

A woolly wonderful Donegal guest will star on tonight’s Late Late

It has been revealed that a Letterkenny farmer and his handsome woolly friend will join the first Late Late Show line-up of the season.

Seamus Brown and his star lamb …
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‘Anything we can do to help’ – country stars plan second Flood Aid show 2 years ago

‘Anything we can do to help’ – country stars plan second Flood Aid show

Robert Mizzell and the Country Kings, Jimmy Buckley and friends are putting on a lively benefit show in the Buncrana Plaza next Thursday, September 7th.

Mizzell told fans yesterday how he …
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Go get ’em! Flood Aid tickets on sale NOW 2 years ago

Go get ’em! Flood Aid tickets on sale NOW

Tickets for the Flood Aid for Inishowen charity concert are in high demand and are now available to buy online.

The massive event on Sunday 3rd September at the Aura …
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Country stars band together for ‘Flood Aid’ benefit concert 2 years ago

Country stars band together for ‘Flood Aid’ benefit concert

Daniel O’Donnell and Nathan Carter are among the country superstars who have signed up to perform in the charity spectacular.

Flood Aid For Inishowen takes place on Sunday 3rd September at …
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Conor McGregor is about to be richer than Daniel O’Donnell 2 years ago

Conor McGregor is about to be richer than Daniel O’Donnell

Daniel O’Donnell raked in €31m over the years due to sales of CDs and performing gigs across the globe.

Down-to-earth Daniel, however, has never donned a ‘F*ck You’ pinstripe suit …
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Imelda May to sing National Anthem before McGregor vs. Mayweather fight 2 years ago

Imelda May to sing National Anthem before McGregor vs. Mayweather fight

It has been confirmed for some time that Demi Lovato will sing The Star-Spangled Banner but uncertainty remained over who would sing the Irish National Anthem until last night.

Imelda …
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‘Here’s to the most incredible experience of my life’ – Donegal Rose thanks fans 2 years ago

‘Here’s to the most incredible experience of my life’ – Donegal Rose thanks fans

Amy Callaghan made a lasting impression in this year’s festival for her account of the importance of mental health for young people.

Looking back on the experience, Amy shared how …
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Amy misses out on Rose of Tralee crown – but wins pride of Donegal 2 years ago

Amy misses out on Rose of Tralee crown – but wins pride of Donegal

Donegal Rose Amy has missed out on taking home the coveted crown tonight in the 58th International Rose of Tralee Festival.

The 2017 title went to Offaly Rose Jennifer Byrne.


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Ouch! Donegal Rose didn’t put best foot forward in rehearsals 2 years ago

Ouch! Donegal Rose didn’t put best foot forward in rehearsals

Donegal Rose Amy had her Rose of Trallee interview last night and won the admiration of the nation when she gave an honest account of her mental health journey. Her …
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‘Happy headed’ Rose Escort from Donegal becomes a top class character 2 years ago

‘Happy headed’ Rose Escort from Donegal becomes a top class character

Donegal man Daniel McLaughlin was an unexpected star of the Rose of Tralee selection show last night in Co. Kerry when he was made a finalist for Escort of the …
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Twitter Reacts: Top 10 tweets about Donegal Rose Amy Callaghan 2 years ago

Twitter Reacts: Top 10 tweets about Donegal Rose Amy Callaghan

The Rose of Tralee Festival is as much about the social media reaction these days than it is about the live programme, and Twitter comments give an interesting and entertaining …
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Amazing Amy champions Donegal in Rose of Tralee final 2 years ago

Amazing Amy champions Donegal in Rose of Tralee final

Amy was the sixth Rose to be interviewed on the first selection night of the famous festival which is watched by the Irish diaspora all over the world.

The Glenswilly …
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Ellen DeGeneres’ adorable tribute to wife is sure to put a smile on your face 2 years ago

Ellen DeGeneres’ adorable tribute to wife is sure to put a smile on your face

Yesterday marked nine years since the couple tied the knot in Beverley Hills in 2008 after dating for four years.

Ellen posted a picture from their wedding day, saying “I …
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Letterkenny boy to star in new RTÉ show 2 years ago

Letterkenny boy to star in new RTÉ show

Kade Gilchrist is one of four boys nationally selected to star in a new RTE TV programme.

The seven-year-old will take part in the new show ‘The One Where Kids …
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Vibrant Carnstock festival set to have a very lively year 2 years ago

Vibrant Carnstock festival set to have a very lively year

The festival season is going strong across Inishowen and Carnstock is continuing the family fun with a new lease of life.

Carnstock in the heart of Carndonagh returns on the 18th & 19th …
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5 unforgettable moments from the Mary from Dungloe Crowning Cabaret 2 years ago

5 unforgettable moments from the Mary from Dungloe Crowning Cabaret

The 50th Annual Mary from Dungloe Festival has come to a close but there are countless memories that will last forever from this special year.

The Crowning Cabaret was one …
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WATCH: Donegal singer’s explosive music video takes internet by storm 2 years ago

WATCH: Donegal singer’s explosive music video takes internet by storm

Sinead’s video for Daddy’s Lessons had 24,000 views in 24 hours and is steadily gaining more and more attraction. It now has 30,000 views and over 200 shares.

The video …
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Emmet Spiceland come together for one night only! 2 years ago

Emmet Spiceland come together for one night only!

The annual festival marks its 50th anniversary this year and the committee is delighted that Emmet Spiceland will be performing a one-off concert in celebration this Monday.

The trio were …
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Delightful garden music festival marks 10 year anniversary 2 years ago

Delightful garden music festival marks 10 year anniversary

Songs for a Summer Evening is a celebration of opera in a garden outhouse in a hidden gem of Donegal.

There will be shows on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th …
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David James to headline fundraising Country Dance in Falcarragh 2 years ago

David James to headline fundraising Country Dance in Falcarragh

Megan, a well-known dancing instructor, has planned a country show to fundraise for the upkeep of Arasbegley Hall in Falcarragh.

Country singer David James will be playing and the Megan …
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Tired of online dating? You might want to try this telly date 2 years ago

Tired of online dating? You might want to try this telly date

Miriam O’Callaghan has put a call out to all singletons to apply to try Ireland’s newest dating phenomenon – A Table for Six.

Saturday Night with Miriam is going to be featuring …
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It could be your clan on the couch in the next Gogglebox Ireland 2 years ago

It could be your clan on the couch in the next Gogglebox Ireland

A Donegal family could well be the next clan to open up their living rooms to the public eye.

Is your family among Ireland’s most opinionated TV fans?

The producers are taking …
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‘You can’t help but be inspired in Donegal’ – Kate O’Callaghan 2 years ago

‘You can’t help but be inspired in Donegal’ – Kate O’Callaghan

Kate picked up the guitar for the first time when she moved from Dublin to Donegal in 2005, and has since thrived in song. From her musical beginnings with the …
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Mrs Brown’s Boys star quits the famous family 2 years ago

Mrs Brown’s Boys star quits the famous family

Cowan performed in his last stage show in London last night before packing his bag and leaving the venue.

The actor who played Agnes’ son Rory said he hadn’t enjoyed …
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Country superstar shows major love for track by Donegal’s Keith Harkin 2 years ago

Country superstar shows major love for track by Donegal’s Keith Harkin

This year marks the 25th anniversary since the release of catchy country anthem Achy Breaky Heart by Cyrus. The iconic song became his signature track and helped bring him to …
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Moments to remember from Maevefest 2 years ago

Moments to remember from Maevefest

The first festival of its kind was organised by locals to remember Donegal woman Maeve O’Connor and to raise funds for Donegal Hospice.

The inaugural Maevefest was a day-long summer party …
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Caitlín sings the praises of Donegal musicians 2 years ago

Caitlín sings the praises of Donegal musicians

The Cloughaneely native will present Féilte on TG4 which celebrates talented musicians from Ireland’s Gaeltacht regions, including two in Donegal.

Caitlín begins the show this week (6th July, 8.30pm) in her …
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Want that ‘glorious feeling’ of being a stage star? 2 years ago

Want that ‘glorious feeling’ of being a stage star?

The audition process for this exciting production begins on Saturday 15th July.

These auditions will be for the 3 principal roles of Don Lockwood, Kathy Selden & Cosmo Brown.

There …
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Ed Sheeran announces SEVEN Irish shows 2 years ago

Ed Sheeran announces SEVEN Irish shows

The singer has revealed dates in Galway, Belfast, Cork and Dublin in May 2018.

Donegal fans can catch him at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, on May 4th and 5th, Boucher …
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