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‘Happy headed’ Rose Escort from Donegal becomes a top class character 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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? 3 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 3 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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Maevefest – a summer party in memory of a great Donegal woman 3 years ago

Maevefest – a summer party in memory of a great Donegal woman

Various venues around Ramelton will be coming alive on July 1st 2017 for a fun festival to raise funds for Donegal Hospice.

The inaugural Maevefest pays tribute to Maeve O’Connor, proud …
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Daniel Day-Lewis has retired from acting 3 years ago

Daniel Day-Lewis has retired from acting

The 60-year-old is the only actor to win three best actor Oscars, as well as being nominated for two Academy Awards.

He received the Oscars for his astounding work in …
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COMPETITION: Be on TV with Nathan Carter! 3 years ago

COMPETITION: Be on TV with Nathan Carter!

Singing superstar Nathan Carter is about to record a new series of The Nathan Carter Show on RTÉ One. There promises to be another great mix of special guests, fantastic music, plenty …
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Stage Beyond to mark fifteenth anniversary with spectacular show 3 years ago

Stage Beyond to mark fifteenth anniversary with spectacular show

Members of Stage Beyond stretching from Letterkenny to Gweedore have starring roles in their latest production billed ‘A Grand Spectacle’, which will take place in the City Hotel tomorrow at …
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Jacqui Sharkey is over the moon about her new single 3 years ago

Jacqui Sharkey is over the moon about her new single

Gweedore-based  singer/songwriter Jacqui Sharkey is about to launch her brand new single, ‘The Whole Of The Moon’, a cover of the Waterboys’ hit, on 16th June.

The track has already …
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This new cookery show is a must-watch for Donegal foodies 3 years ago

This new cookery show is a must-watch for Donegal foodies

The Lemon Tree has been under the spotlight ever since it opened in a new location at the Courtyard Shopping Centre in Letterkenny. Tonight we will see the restaurant in centre …
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Watch: Zac Efron can really work a pole 3 years ago

Watch: Zac Efron can really work a pole

Graham asked him to recreate a scene from a photoshoot where he suspends himself horizontally on a pole!

At the end he remarks on how he is relieved that …
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Yee-haw! The Jamboree is in town! 3 years ago

Yee-haw! The Jamboree is in town!

The stage is now being set up for the hotly-anticipated Jamboree in the Park Letterkenny, as Ireland’s largest indoor country music festival hits the great outdoors this Saturday. 

All will …
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Exclusive: Country star Cliona Hagan on why Donegal crowds are ‘so amazing’ 3 years ago

Exclusive: Country star Cliona Hagan on why Donegal crowds are ‘so amazing’

Cliona Hagan, the new princess of Irish County, is counting down the days to the Letterkenny Jamboree, where she and her band join a lineup that boasts the best of …
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Donegal women sparkle and shimmy for World Belly Dance Day 3 years ago

Donegal women sparkle and shimmy for World Belly Dance Day

A group of local women are set to amaze with Arabic dance moves at a special celebration in Derry on Friday, May 12th.

The Donegal dancers will be forming part …
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Get excited: Anne with an E comes out Friday! 3 years ago

Get excited: Anne with an E comes out Friday!

The lead up to this series premier has been immense. With the cast and production team keeping us well up to date through Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook, we’re definitely waiting …
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How to catch a concert by the RTE Lyric FM Quartet in Donegal 3 years ago

How to catch a concert by the RTE Lyric FM Quartet in Donegal

The music group will be performing a series of 50-minute concerts in schools and community groups across Donegal from next Monday, May 8th.

RTÉ lyric fm will visit Donegal as part of their new stream …
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Donegal women speak up for Poetry Day Ireland 3 years ago

Donegal women speak up for Poetry Day Ireland

The monthly North West Words event is going to feature two local writers who have the unique opportunity to give readings on Thursday 27th April – Poetry Day Ireland.

The Donegal …
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How The Henry Girls have changed the Earagail Arts Festival 3 years ago

How The Henry Girls have changed the Earagail Arts Festival

Originally due to open on 7th July 2017, Earagail Arts Festival has extended its dates to run from 4th to 23rd July 2017 to include a rare residency by the …
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Looking for something alternative to do next weekend? 3 years ago

Looking for something alternative to do next weekend?

Donegal will play host to its fourth annual alternative music and art festival when Distorted Perspectives lands back in Letterkenny on 28th and 29th of April 2017.

Distorted Perspectives is …
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Sister group The Henry Girls join The Late Late Show line-up 3 years ago

Sister group The Henry Girls join The Late Late Show line-up

Sister Karen, Lorna and Joleen McLaughlin from Malin, Donegal, are set to make a very special performance on The Late Late Show tonight.

Host Ryan Tubridy will be welcoming the …
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Could your family be the next Team Ryan? Apply now! 3 years ago

Could your family be the next Team Ryan? Apply now!

RTE are once again searching for the fittest, fastest and strongest families to enter Ireland’s most exciting and extreme fitness competition.

Ireland’s Fittest Family is returning to our screens later …
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Young stars sought for the northwest premiere of The Phantom of the Opera 3 years ago

Young stars sought for the northwest premiere of The Phantom of the Opera

DYMT are delighted to announce that their first production will be ‘Phantom of the Opera’. 

The North West premiere of this longest running Broadway musical will be staged in …
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Why Daniel and Majella’s Donegal visit was so special to us 3 years ago

Why Daniel and Majella’s Donegal visit was so special to us

The couple will be spending a night at The Glen House in Clonmany and experiencing the Inishowen area as they’ve never done before.

Daniel and Majella’s stay at the award-winning …
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You won’t believe what Daniel puts at the bottom of his bed! 3 years ago

You won’t believe what Daniel puts at the bottom of his bed!

The star has admitted that he has a vast collection of hotel toiletries from his touring and travels on Daniel and Majella’s B&B Road Trip, which include a range of …
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Events: Lessons in glitz and glam at Colaiste Ailigh Strictly 3 years ago

Events: Lessons in glitz and glam at Colaiste Ailigh Strictly

Coláiste Ailigh celebrated in style on Saturday night as they presented their Strictly Come Dancing to a packed house. Almost 600 attended the event in the Mount Errigal Hotel which …
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Donegal woman Joanne chats her way to a match on First Dates 3 years ago

Donegal woman Joanne chats her way to a match on First Dates

Joanne’s friendly and outgoing nature entertained 32-year-old Max so much that they agreed to meet again. The date, which aired on RTE2 tonight, was a success despite an initial hiccup …
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Sneak preview: Coláiste Ailigh ‘Strictly’ couples revealed 3 years ago

Sneak preview: Coláiste Ailigh ‘Strictly’ couples revealed

Coláiste Ailigh will present an evening of glittering entertainment this Saturday night in The Mount Errigal Hotel at 8pm. Strictly Come Dancing is being organised by the staff and Parents Association …
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Grainne Seoige gets vital support from Donegal chef Gary 3 years ago

Grainne Seoige gets vital support from Donegal chef Gary

Celebrity chef Gary O’Hanlon from Ramelton will be showing his support for broadcaster Grainne Seoige as she braves the heat of the kitchen in the new series of  The Restaurant.

Gary will be …
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The man who brought out the beauty in Glenveagh 3 years ago

The man who brought out the beauty in Glenveagh

Glenveagh lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the North West of County Donegal and is the second largest of Ireland’s six national parks.

Like so many properties …
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Charming film co-created by Donegal woman in cinemas now 3 years ago

Charming film co-created by Donegal woman in cinemas now

In Loco Parentis by Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane takes a heart-warming look at the lives of two soon-to-be-retired teachers—and married couple of almost 50 years—whose passion and idiosyncratic …
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Donegal woman Máire Bhreathnach at the helm of new panel show 3 years ago

Donegal woman Máire Bhreathnach at the helm of new panel show

Maire will be joined each week by a panel of journalists and social commentators each Monday for the next 4 weeks. The programme will feature discussion and analysis on a …
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Donegal female farmer to appear on The Late Late Show 3 years ago

Donegal female farmer to appear on The Late Late Show

Danielle is a 22-year-old farmer from Donegal who is breaking down barriers in her field. She currently manages a 170-cow farm in Westmeath.

Ryan Tubridy will be welcoming Danielle and …
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Would you like to be a soap star? 3 years ago

Would you like to be a soap star?

The search is on for an array of new actors with exciting new roles including a male aged 20-25, a male in his 30s, a female in her late 20s …
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Rosses Community School to stage ‘Mamma Mia!’ 3 years ago

Rosses Community School to stage ‘Mamma Mia!’

‘Mamma Mia!’, the smash hit musical based on the songs of Swedish super-group ABBA bursts onto the RCS stage in Dungloe next week, as a vivacious musical comedy about mothers, …
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