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Sarah has a degree in sociology and social policy and has qualified as an integrative counselor. This column focuses on women and the issues they may face in today's world.

What exactly is counselling? 3 years ago

What exactly is counselling?

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“The  message I want to share is for people to not suffer alone. It is OK not to feel OK and it is OK to ask for help. If you …
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Women in Donegal are being urged to have smear tests 3 years ago

Women in Donegal are being urged to have smear tests

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A report today showed that 76% of women in Donegal who are in the targeted age bracket for cervical cancer screening are availing of the test. Women between 25 and …
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The 5 best low calorie alcoholic drinks 3 years ago

The 5 best low calorie alcoholic drinks

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It is officially December and that can only mean one thing; Christmas party season has officially arrived.

With the upcoming festivities and with Christmas being only a few weeks away, it …
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Exclusive: A chat with Majella O’Donnell 3 years ago

Exclusive: A chat with Majella O’Donnell

A mother, a granny, a businesswoman and a wife to one of the most famous men in the country. Donegal Woman caught up with the inspiring Majella O’Donnell recently to …
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“We didn’t let the fact that we are ladies get in the way of Movember” 3 years ago

“We didn’t let the fact that we are ladies get in the way of Movember”

The students at Loreto Convent Letterkenny did the mannequin challenge; with a twist!

They used the mannequin challenge to cast a light on mental health stigmas, and highlight that depression …
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Be proud to be a lost girl 3 years ago

Be proud to be a lost girl

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Are you a Lost Girl? Escaping to Neverland and running from Captain Hook?

At certain times in our lives we may find ourselves lost. Lost in ourselves, …
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No gym, no problem! 3 years ago

No gym, no problem!

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The gym can be a daunting place.

Having trained and worked in many different gyms over the past 20 years, I know how intimidating the thought of starting a gym …
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Domestic violence: there is help 3 years ago

Domestic violence: there is help

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According to Women’s Aid, one in every two women killed through homicide in Ireland have died at the hands of their former or current partner. How many victims encounter violence …
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Are we desperately seeking approval online? 3 years ago

Are we desperately seeking approval online?

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I am a woman, in a changing and ever-evolving society. I set up my own practice New Beginnings, to help raise awareness about issues surrounding women and mental health.

This is a real illness, and …
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Let’s talk motivation 3 years ago

Let’s talk motivation

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Hello and welcome to the Donegal Women Health supplement.

I am Emmet Rushe and I am a Personal trainer and online coach.

I own Rushe Fitness, a thriving gym in …
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Video: Don’t neglect your elders this Christmas 3 years ago

Video: Don’t neglect your elders this Christmas

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Is this the saddest Christmas Ad that has ever been made? It was released last Christmas by a company called Edeka. Although it’s a year old, we at Donegal Woman …
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