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Black Friday Sale: Save on action-packed adventures with TDactive Holidays 2 weeks ago

Black Friday Sale: Save on action-packed adventures with TDactive Holidays

The Black Friday sale is NOW ON with our partners at TDactive Holidays.

Experience more and save more on your next guided holiday for 2023. Each trip includes included flights, …
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Amazing Athena is Ireland’s Carer of the Year 2 weeks ago

Amazing Athena is Ireland’s Carer of the Year

By  •  Life, News

An inspirational young Donegal woman has been declared national ‘Carer of the Year.’

Family Carers Ireland, the national charity supporting Ireland’s family carers, confirmed the 2022 Netwatch Donegal Family Carer …
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Let’s talk about the red flags of coercive control – Women’s Aid 2 weeks ago

Let’s talk about the red flags of coercive control – Women’s Aid

By  •  Life

One in five young people aged 18-24 in Ireland have never heard of the term ‘coercive control’.

At the same time one in six young women in Ireland have been …
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Message in a Bottle makes precious memories in Donegal 1 month ago

Message in a Bottle makes precious memories in Donegal

By  •  Life

An American teenager is on the trip of a lifetime in Donegal charting the incredible journey of his message in a bottle.

Three years ago, Sasha Yonyak tossed a bottle …
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Breezy counts her blessings ahead of ‘Bake Bread for Peace Day’ 1 month ago

Breezy counts her blessings ahead of ‘Bake Bread for Peace Day’

By  •  Life

This Monday, Breezy Kelly’s hands will be dancing through flour as she skilfully bakes for her annual ‘Bake Bread for Peace’ day.

While her loaves rise in the oven, she’ll …
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Review: A new era of modern pampering at Seagrass Wellbeing Centre 2 months ago

Review: A new era of modern pampering at Seagrass Wellbeing Centre

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Buncrana has reopened its Seagrass Wellbeing Centre with some exciting modern additions.

The centre is stepping into a new era of relaxation and recovery with …
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Tick off a Bucket List holiday in the Travel Department September Sale! 2 months ago

Tick off a Bucket List holiday in the Travel Department September Sale!

Our partners at Travel Department have just unveiled superb savings on a wide range of bucket list destinations for you to uncover this year and next!

From relaxing in the …
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Flour Power: Wild Fuschia bakehouse unveils new 100% recyclable packaging 2 months ago

Flour Power: Wild Fuschia bakehouse unveils new 100% recyclable packaging

Donegal businesswoman Sian McCann has announced some exciting news for her company – Wild Fuschia Bakehouse is going fully recyclable!

The  Irish Wheaten Bread mix is back in Aldi stores …
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Donegal Camino walkers are not stopping just yet! 2 months ago

Donegal Camino walkers are not stopping just yet!

By  •  Life

The second Donegal Camino fundraising walk has come to a triumphant close with almost €50,000 raised for the Cancer Care West Support Unit in Letterkenny.

The hugely inspiring 7 day …
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Travel: Seven days soaking up the beauty of Lake Como 3 months ago

Travel: Seven days soaking up the beauty of Lake Como

A beautiful Italian quote in the film ‘Eat Pray Love’ has been shared online regularly this summer. It is ‘dolce far niente’ – the sweetness of doing nothing.

That sweetness …
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#LoveDonegal Day: Let’s get the county trending! 3 months ago

#LoveDonegal Day: Let’s get the county trending!

By  •  Life

Social media is beginning to buzz as the annual #LoveDonegal campaign gets underway.

This year’s campaign centres on celebrating the art and creativity of Donegal and organisers of the event, …
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Vicky Phelan issues thanks to amazing Donegal women for ‘lovely gesture’ 3 months ago

Vicky Phelan issues thanks to amazing Donegal women for ‘lovely gesture’

By  •  Life

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has issued a huge thank you to two kind staff members of a Donegal cafe who gave her breakfast ‘on the house’.

Vicky and her …
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How Geraldine Mullan transformed a site of sadness into a field of HOPE 3 months ago

How Geraldine Mullan transformed a site of sadness into a field of HOPE

By  •  Life

As she prepares to share the colourful bounty of her sunflower field this weekend, Geraldine Mullan tells the story of the leap of faith she made to mark the second …
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Sparkling summer afternoon tea at Harvey’s Point 4 months ago

Sparkling summer afternoon tea at Harvey’s Point

There’s something about Harvey’s Point Hotel that whisks you into a holiday mood. Maybe it’s the lakeside drive, the warm and calm reception, or the serene piano music. As soon …
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Three cheers for the Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa! 4 months ago

Three cheers for the Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa!

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There have been more good times for all at the Four Star Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa. 

The Lodge has had a trophy-laden time of late which is simply …
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Ocean Sanctuary: Arranmore Island’s Holistic Escape launches yoga retreats 4 months ago

Ocean Sanctuary: Arranmore Island’s Holistic Escape launches yoga retreats

Immerse yourself in the healing practices of Yoga and Meditation, walking, wild swimming and kayaking in the truly awe-inspiring surroundings of the Atlantic Ocean. Unwind and switch off from the …
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Donegal mother celebrates ‘miracle’ journey of reuniting with daughter 6 months ago

Donegal mother celebrates ‘miracle’ journey of reuniting with daughter

By  •  Life

A mother and daughter who had a miracle journey after adoption had a birthday celebration beyond their wildest dreams in Donegal.

Convoy native Esther Doherty will be 60 years old …
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Time in Donegal reminded John Prine of home, says wife Fiona 6 months ago

Time in Donegal reminded John Prine of home, says wife Fiona

By  •  Life

Fiona Whelan-Prine has said that her late husband John Prine enjoyed coming to Donegal as it reminded him of his early life living in Kentucky.

The wife of the famous …
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In good company with Cassie’s Cocktail Co. 6 months ago

In good company with Cassie’s Cocktail Co.

A creative mixologist from Moville is putting her own twist on home-delivered cocktails.

Cassie Lafferty is the new owner of The Cocktail Co., a company that makes fresh artisan cocktails …
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Catriona’s braving a shave for baby TJ! 6 months ago

Catriona’s braving a shave for baby TJ!

By  •  Life

A kind-hearted Letterkenny woman will be losing her locks this Sunday to help a little girl in her wish to walk.

Catriona Hegarty from Drumany doesn’t know little TJ Needham, …
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Win your holiday with TDactive Holidays! 6 months ago

Win your holiday with TDactive Holidays!

Our partners at TDactive Holidays have launched an exciting giveaway where one lucky traveller will win back the value of their holiday!

Book your guided group holiday with TDactive Holidays
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Healing Journeys – How art helps Donegal abuse survivors feel a brush of freedom 6 months ago

Healing Journeys – How art helps Donegal abuse survivors feel a brush of freedom

By  •  Life

There’s more than meets the eye in the new pop-up art exhibition at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny.

The loud, colourful and varied collection has been created by Donegal Rape …
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Events: Gloria Seasons grand opening – a fresh new food store for Letterkenny! 6 months ago

Events: Gloria Seasons grand opening – a fresh new food store for Letterkenny!

A brand new shop has opened in Letterkenny to provide busy people with wholesome and healthy food with great taste.

Chef Alana Conaghan celebrated the launch of her new Gloria …
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Events: Top chefs reveal some-fin special about Donegal seafood 6 months ago

Events: Top chefs reveal some-fin special about Donegal seafood

By  •  Events, Food

Donegal is renowned for its seafood, and a special event last week put our premium product in the spotlight with the help of some expert chefs.

Last Thursday saw Donegal …
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Sian’s delight with Aldi deal for Wild Fuschia Bakehouse 6 months ago

Sian’s delight with Aldi deal for Wild Fuschia Bakehouse

Sian McCann of the Wild Fuschia Bakehouse has secured a place for her Irish bread mixes in Aldi stores nationwide.

Sian is delighted to be participating in the ‘Grow with …
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Miss Earth finalist Kirsty does a tree-mendous good deed 7 months ago

Miss Earth finalist Kirsty does a tree-mendous good deed

By  •  Life

A Letterkenny student is putting the environment first as she competes in a beauty pageant with a difference.

Kirsty O’Donnell is one of two young Donegal women who are finalists …
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Donegal family giving back to charity after brave Caitlin’s cancer journey 7 months ago

Donegal family giving back to charity after brave Caitlin’s cancer journey

A local family has organised an unmissable traditional music concert next week to give thanks to a charity close to their hearts.

The Strain family from Burnfoot are counting their …
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Donegal businesswoman stirring up mealtimes! 7 months ago

Donegal businesswoman stirring up mealtimes!

A local food producer has proudly secured a space for her tasty products on Supervalu shelves around Donegal.

It’s an exciting step for Sia Brown – the creator of Tasty …
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Five highlights from my Travel Department trip to Tenerife 7 months ago

Five highlights from my Travel Department trip to Tenerife

Over Easter, I took a guided tour to Tenerife with our partners at Travel Department. I have been seeing so many guided group holidays on offer recently that I was …
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Travel Department Sale: Save €50pp on holidays to Spain, Portugal, France or Italy! 8 months ago

Travel Department Sale: Save €50pp on holidays to Spain, Portugal, France or Italy!

Travel Department is delighted to offer readers of Donegal Daily, Donegal Woman and Donegal Sport Hub fantastic savings on 2022 holidays.

OFFER: Save €50pp* off any holiday to Spain, Portugal, France or Italy of 7 …
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Donegal holiday hideaways make the ‘Fab 50’ list for 2022 8 months ago

Donegal holiday hideaways make the ‘Fab 50’ list for 2022

Four extraordinary places to stay in Donegal have earned a place on an influential staycation list this year.

The Irish Independent’s ‘Fab 50’ list is a go-to guide for holidaymakers …
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A taste of the Chef Academy at LYIT Killybegs 8 months ago

A taste of the Chef Academy at LYIT Killybegs

By  •  Food

Chef Academy at Killybegs campus, Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), is delighted to announce the reopening of the fully serviced Millennium Room Training Restaurant.

With innovative menus that change weekly …
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Donegal charity draw giving away a family holiday worth €2,500! 8 months ago

Donegal charity draw giving away a family holiday worth €2,500!

A luxury family holiday is up for grabs in an exciting raffle supporting three Donegal charities – The No Barriers Foundation, Donegal Branch for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus and the …
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Save on spring adventures with the TD active Holiday sale 9 months ago

Save on spring adventures with the TD active Holiday sale

Just one week left to enjoy super savings with TD active Holidays Spring Sale!

Our partners at TD active Holidays have launched their spring sale where you save €30pp* on any …
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Listen: Heartbreaking song tells mothers’ untold stories 10 months ago

Listen: Heartbreaking song tells mothers’ untold stories

By  •  Life

A new song written and produced in Donegal is touching on a sensitive topic in an evocative way.

“Heaven Can Wait”, written by Killygordon man Niall Gallen, explores the heartache …
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Celebrations galore as Maggie marks 106 years 10 months ago

Celebrations galore as Maggie marks 106 years

By  •  Life

One of Donegal’s oldest citizens has celebrated another incredible achievement after turning 106 this week.

Maggie O’Donnell from Dungloe had a lot to celebrate on her birthday on Thursday. As …
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Five in a row! Harvey’s Point celebrates another prestigious AA Red Star Award 10 months ago

Five in a row! Harvey’s Point celebrates another prestigious AA Red Star Award

The team at Harvey’s Point is delighted to announce that the hotel has retained the prestigious AA Red Star Award for the fifth time since they first received the accolade …
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‘This is for mum’ – Letterkenny woman’s tribute shines a light on Alzheimer’s pain 10 months ago

‘This is for mum’ – Letterkenny woman’s tribute shines a light on Alzheimer’s pain

By  •  Life

A Letterkenny singer has paid a poignant tribute to her late mother through the medium of song.

Evelyn Gallagher of Dromore lost her mum Nellie O’Donnell to Alzheimer’s disease in …
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Escape to Tenerife: Seven reasons to book a sunny island getaway 10 months ago

Escape to Tenerife: Seven reasons to book a sunny island getaway

If you’re looking for amazing scenery with a relaxing stay by the sea, look no further than a holiday in Tenerife.

The island has a rugged volcanic landscape, which is dominated …
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See the world with Travel Department: The Top 8 must-see destinations in 2022 11 months ago

See the world with Travel Department: The Top 8 must-see destinations in 2022

We’ve teamed up with Travel Department to discover the most exciting destinations to visit in 2022.

From the beautiful lakes in the north of Italy to the Moorish architecture of …
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Dream holiday discounts with DW/Travel Department 11 months ago

Dream holiday discounts with DW/Travel Department

Travel Department is delighted to offer readers of Donegal Daily, Donegal Woman and Donegal Sport Hub an exclusive discount on ALL 2022 guided holidays.

This offer is only available until …
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Daring dippers brave the waves for Ellie’s wish to walk! 11 months ago

Daring dippers brave the waves for Ellie’s wish to walk!

By  •  Life

An uplifting community fundraiser is underway this month to help a brave Donegal girl achieve her 2022 dream of walking.

Carrigart girl Ellie McHugh, aged nine, has faced many challenges …
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10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree 1 year ago

10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Anne Tuohy feeling festive! 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Step One – Check your lights

Check that all your lights are working, and also figure out how many …
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Christmas begins at your front door 1 year ago

Christmas begins at your front door

By  •  Interiors

For me, the Christmas wreath hung on the front door, is one of my favourite seasonal decorations.

It welcomes family and friends to your home and can also say a …
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What to expect from a TD active Explore holiday 1 year ago

What to expect from a TD active Explore holiday

TD active Holidays ‘Explore’ range is a selection of small group tours that provide unique and inspiring holidays that take you off the beaten track, helping you to unlock the authentic essence …
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Go With the Flow: Five river cruises you must experience in your lifetime 1 year ago

Go With the Flow: Five river cruises you must experience in your lifetime

A gentle, meandering river cruise is one of the best ways to see and understand a new place. The rivers are always the lifeline of the cities they flow through – the …
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Cheers to the new Fara Óg’s! 1 year ago

Cheers to the new Fara Óg’s!

The Gallen Family celebrated in style last night for the grand opening of the new Fara Óg’s bar at An Chúirt Hotel Gweedore.

I was delighted to join the party …
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Competition: Win a €500 holiday voucher with Travel Department! 1 year ago

Competition: Win a €500 holiday voucher with Travel Department!

Donegal Woman has teamed up with guided group holiday company Travel Department to bring you special offers on unforgettable holidays.

This exciting partnership brings readers exclusive offers, news and travel …
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Donegal hotel scoops title of Best Hotel Restaurant in Ulster 1 year ago

Donegal hotel scoops title of Best Hotel Restaurant in Ulster

By  •  Food

Rathmullan House in Donegal has won the title of Ulster’s ‘Best Hotel Restaurant’ at the 2021 Food&Wine Restaurant of the Year Awards.

After taking an unprecedented break in 2020, the …
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Generous Donegal girl to have hair cut for charity 1 year ago

Generous Donegal girl to have hair cut for charity

By  •  Life

A brave 10-year old from Donegal Town, Kayla McGinty, will be selflessly donating her hair to the Rapunzel foundation as she gets her hair cut on Monday, November 1st.

Kayla, …
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