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Interiors: Six ways to spruce up your stairs and hallway 1 year ago

Interiors: Six ways to spruce up your stairs and hallway

By  •  Interiors

As an Interior Designer, there is one question I frequently get asked…what can I do with my hall?

I want to share 6 simple steps that will totally transform your …
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Delish! Ireland’s best burger joints are named – and two are in Donegal 1 year ago

Delish! Ireland’s best burger joints are named – and two are in Donegal

By  •  Life

Two Donegal restaurants have won big in Ireland’s burger awards today – Friar’s Rest in Letterkenny and Matt’s Diners are celebrating wins in the public vote for Ireland’s best burger …
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Remembering Erin: Donegal mum to tell heartbreaking story of losing son 1 year ago

Remembering Erin: Donegal mum to tell heartbreaking story of losing son

By  •  Life

Mary Logue from Loughanure will be appearing on TG4’s poignant documentary series ‘Tocht na Máthar’ this week.

The Logue family endured immense heartache following the death of their youngest son …
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How one Donegal boy gave back after getting the gift of life 1 year ago

How one Donegal boy gave back after getting the gift of life

By  •  Life

It has taken Moville schoolboy Kai Boreland (11) almost four years to grow his hair long enough to make a wig for child with cancer. Four years ago, he lost …
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Woman’s Words: 10 reasons why the hairdresser’s is not always relaxing! 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: 10 reasons why the hairdresser’s is not always relaxing!

By  •  Life

Whether you enjoy your time in the salon or dread every appointment, you’ll enjoy this account.

Ten reasons why the hairdresser’s is not always a relaxing experience! 

1. The …
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Chopped salad stores are coming to Donegal 1 year ago

Chopped salad stores are coming to Donegal

By  •  Life

Popular healthy food company ‘Freshly Chopped’ have today announced plans to open outlets in Co. Donegal and Northern Ireland.

The Chopped salad deli outlets have popped up in 46 locations …
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Donegal woman invites local GROWers to join unique European project 1 year ago

Donegal woman invites local GROWers to join unique European project

By  •  Life

Joanne, from Gortahork, has been appointed as the Chairperson of Community Gardens Ireland.

Community Gardens Ireland has been selected as GROW ‘Community Champions’ and will be joining similar organisations from …
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Study Corner: Sunshine out, Leaving Certificates in, always the case! 1 year ago

Study Corner: Sunshine out, Leaving Certificates in, always the case!

By  •  Life

Hope everyone is preparing and keeping well for the upcoming exams. Do not worry, in no time it will be summer and you will be LC free, woohoo!

Here are …
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A Donegal girl’s high hopes to connect mighty and brave families 1 year ago

A Donegal girl’s high hopes to connect mighty and brave families

By  •  Life

Twelve-year-old Michaela from Buncrana has some incredibly complex medical needs. She has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and can suffer with up to 15 dislocations a day. Pain is a major part …
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‘We give children the chance to win at their own level’ 1 year ago

‘We give children the chance to win at their own level’

By  •  Kids, Life

Hundreds of families are preparing to climb Errigal mountain this Sunday in support of a unique and much-loved resource for Donegal families.

Liquid Therapy in Bundoran is a not-for-profit organisation that …
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Choice 1 year ago

Choice

By  •  Life, Mammy

I’ve thought long and hard about whether or not to publish this.

I’ve chosen to. I’ve made a choice.

I’ve changed my mind a thousand times. See that’s the …
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Gallery: The creative makers making waves in Donegal 1 year ago

Gallery: The creative makers making waves in Donegal

By  •  Life

Ten talented designers and makers have recently completed a training programme with Creative Coast Donegal and the Design and Craft Council of Ireland (DCCI).

The course concluded with a presentation …
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How Wendy works wonders at Oakfield Park 1 year ago

How Wendy works wonders at Oakfield Park

By  •  Life

Wendy Bridgett is the head gardener at Oakfield Park in Raphoe. A native of Blaydon on Tyne in the North East of England, Wendy started her career as a head …
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Woman’s Words: ‘Hire me as a fake family member‘ 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: ‘Hire me as a fake family member‘

By  •  Life

Suspense is rising in this continued story from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

In Part One, we met Letterkenny blogger Matilda, who has an unusual side job of being a ‘family …
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Yum! All invited to Restaurant Sage’s delicious new menu launch 1 year ago

Yum! All invited to Restaurant Sage’s delicious new menu launch

By  •  Life

Restaurant Sage in Letterkenny are hosting a relaunch party this Friday, 4th May, to mark the beginning of an exciting era under new management with an all-new menu.

Restaurant Sage is …
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Woman’s Words: ‘How much should I charge for a funeral?’ 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: ‘How much should I charge for a funeral?’

By  •  Life

The Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

The first part of this short story sees a young Letterkenny woman facing an unexpected …
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College Corner: What I learned after leaving secondary school 1 year ago

College Corner: What I learned after leaving secondary school

By  •  Life

‘Secondary School, the best days of your life.’

My Dad’s favourite saying!

Secondary school student me, use to HATE that saying. Although my times in Loreto Community School Milford were …
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Woman’s Words: Let’s talk about sex 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: Let’s talk about sex

By  •  Life

Let’s talk about sex. 

This part of everyday life does come up in my character’s lives. However, I don’t know what to do about it. Yes, I have said it …
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Readers’ Choice: Donegal’s Top 10 Afternoon Teas 1 year ago

Readers’ Choice: Donegal’s Top 10 Afternoon Teas

By  •  Life

Lent is well and truly over and we’re all looking ahead to summer occasions – so it’s a great time to announce the winner of our latest Readers’ Choice poll.


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‘Extraordinarily beautiful’ Donegal airport wins World’s Most Scenic Award 1 year ago

‘Extraordinarily beautiful’ Donegal airport wins World’s Most Scenic Award

Global travel fans have voted Donegal Airport as the world’s most beautiful landing spot – it has been revealed today.

The private jet booking platform PrivateFly, asked the international travel community …
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Aer Lingus launches direct flights to Philadelphia – here we come! 1 year ago

Aer Lingus launches direct flights to Philadelphia – here we come!

If you’re planning a US holiday this summer, there’s a new direct option to pick from today.

Aer Lingus’ inaugural service direct to Philadelphia took flight at 1.40pm on Sunday 25th March from …
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Want to have excellent etiquette? Just ask Noel! 1 year ago

Want to have excellent etiquette? Just ask Noel!

By  •  Life

Donegal County Museum in Letterkenny will host a Modern Day Manners event with Noel Cunningham on Friday 23rd March 2018 at 7.30pm.

As a TV3 host and Harvey’s Point hotelier, …
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Travel: Sampling the high life at the Shandon Hotel 1 year ago

Travel: Sampling the high life at the Shandon Hotel

This week I had a wonderful opportunity to visit the Shandon Hotel & Spa to celebrate the opening of the new Marbles Restaurant.

I had never stayed at the …
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Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins, Part 2 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins, Part 2

By  •  Life

We’re back in 1940s Ireland this week with our Sunday fiction series. Fourteen year old Minnie, a mute, had a horrible accident in part one, but it looks like the …
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Women in Ireland: How many of us there are, and more important numbers 1 year ago

Women in Ireland: How many of us there are, and more important numbers

By  •  Life

The CSO has found that there are more women than men in the country – 97.8 males for every 100 females. Women are better educated, married younger and live longer than …
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Treat your mum for free this Mother’s Day at Radisson Blu Letterkenny 1 year ago

Treat your mum for free this Mother’s Day at Radisson Blu Letterkenny

By  •  Life

Treat your mum to a delicious 5-course Mother’s Day Lunch in the 4* Radisson Blu Letterkenny on Sunday 11th March from 12.30-3pm. Book a table of 4 adults or more …
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Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins

By  •  Life

This week in our fiction series, we’re stepping back in time to 1940s Ireland to meet a fourteen-year-old girl called Minnie.

So get cosy, grab a cuppa and discover Minnie’s story:


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Home Interiors: How to choose a nursery decor theme 1 year ago

Home Interiors: How to choose a nursery decor theme

Our latest Design Blog is all about those precious little people in our lives… babies!!

It can be so exciting to begin to plan a nursery scheme, especially for …
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You have to see inside this one-of-a-kind hotel opened by a Donegal family 1 year ago

You have to see inside this one-of-a-kind hotel opened by a Donegal family

By  •  Life

Hats off to the McGill family from Glenties, who have just opened Europe’s first sustainable hotel in the heart of Dublin.

The 4* Iveagh Garden Hotel, on the ever-exciting Harcourt …
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Woman’s Words: What are we giving up for Lent? 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: What are we giving up for Lent?

By  •  Life

The Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

This short story is a great Sunday read for anyone struggling with their Lenten promises. Hetty …
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College Corner: Tips for tackling homesickness 1 year ago

College Corner: Tips for tackling homesickness

By  •  Life

I can recall my first night in college so clearly, I was a new first year excited to start her new life, her new Dublin world as an independent woman. …
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Wellness guru connects school programme to unique new app 1 year ago

Wellness guru connects school programme to unique new app

Aoibheann Gallen, from Ballylast, is the founder of ReNew – a mindfulness, relaxation and life skills programme for young people and adults. Aoibheann is based in Stranorlar and has been …
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Looks vs Personality: One bar is putting blind dating to the ultimate test 1 year ago

Looks vs Personality: One bar is putting blind dating to the ultimate test

By  •  Life

Warehouse Bar + Kitchen in Letterkenny are giving single people the chance to find a date just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Tonight is the night of ‘Blind Fate – …
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Revealed: How much Valentine’s 2018 will hurt the average wallet 1 year ago

Revealed: How much Valentine’s 2018 will hurt the average wallet

By  •  Life

A recent survey estimates that lovebirds around Ireland will be spending up to €200 million on their Valentine’s this year. Good news for restaurants and card shops, no doubt!

Irish …
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COMPETITION: Win a candlelit dinner for two at Radisson Blu 1 year ago

COMPETITION: Win a candlelit dinner for two at Radisson Blu

By  •  Life

Valentine’s at the 4* Radisson Blu, Letterkenny is set to be a romantic and fun event with two fabulous nights to celebrate the occasion.

With AA Rosette award winning food …
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Winner Reveal: Have you won a Spa Solís Winter Warmer package? 1 year ago

Winner Reveal: Have you won a Spa Solís Winter Warmer package?

By  •  Life

The five-star Lough Eske Castle outside Donegal Town have a wonderful Winter Warmer package this season running until March 8th. The spa and afternoon tea package invites guests to pamper themselves …
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Football hero’s hospital visit is a wish come true for Mikaela Breen 1 year ago

Football hero’s hospital visit is a wish come true for Mikaela Breen

By  •  Life

Mikaela Breen enjoyed an unforgettable moment today when Liverpool’s Adam Lallana came to meet her as she recovers from life-changing surgery.

Eight-year-old Mikaela, from Convoy, was diagnosed with spina bifida …
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Redheads rejoice as they finally get an emoji 1 year ago

Redheads rejoice as they finally get an emoji

By  •  Life

Years of campaigning have led to the momentous moment that redheads discovered they’re getting an emoji.

This week it was announced that 12 new redhead emojis are being launched for …
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The secret to a wonderful winter warmer at Lough Eske Castle 1 year ago

The secret to a wonderful winter warmer at Lough Eske Castle

By  •  Life

Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa outside Donegal Town have a wonderful Winter Warmer package this season. The Winter Warmer at Spa Solís, running until March 8th, is …
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Jennifer’s dream to change a life, just as a special dog changed hers 1 year ago

Jennifer’s dream to change a life, just as a special dog changed hers

By  •  Life

Guide dog O.J. was a true ‘life changer’ for Buncrana woman Jennifer Doherty, who is blind from birth.

O.J. sadly passed away last summer after almost a decade with Jennifer …
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Readers’ Choice: Where is Donegal’s best afternoon tea? 1 year ago

Readers’ Choice: Where is Donegal’s best afternoon tea?

By  •  Life

Donegal people have their pick of places to go for a delightful afternoon tea party these days: from cute cafes to top-class hotels, there is a great variety of venues …
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Sharon Thompson ‘blown away’ by early reviews of debut novel 1 year ago

Sharon Thompson ‘blown away’ by early reviews of debut novel

By  •  Life

It’s not long now until my novel The Abandoned launches into the world, so I thought I’d pop up a few details of where people can link in with me and get …
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Team Coleman welcome baby No. 2! 1 year ago

Team Coleman welcome baby No. 2!

By  •  Life

Ireland captain and Everton star Seamus Coleman couldn’t wait long to tell everyone that his wife Rachel has given birth to a beautiful baby girl this week.

The couple welcomed their …
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Care to adopt a ‘cool’ cat for good luck? 1 year ago

Care to adopt a ‘cool’ cat for good luck?

By  •  Life

It’s Adopt a Lucky Black Cat week at Animals In Need Donegal (AIN) in an attempt to find forever homes for the black cats currently in their care.

AIN has …
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An event just for ginthusiasts is coming this April 2 years ago

An event just for ginthusiasts is coming this April

By  •  Life

Gin Experience Dublin is an exhibition all about the best botanicals. The best gin producers from Ireland and across the globe are bringing their creations to The Printworks at Dublin Castle …
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Young woman’s dying note makes the world realise the beauty of life 2 years ago

Young woman’s dying note makes the world realise the beauty of life

By  •  Life

The entire world is taking note of the last words of Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old Australian woman who passed away on January 4th.

Holly decided to share some life advice …
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The Orchard Inn presents a fabulous festive girls’ night out offer 2 years ago

The Orchard Inn presents a fabulous festive girls’ night out offer

By  •  Life

It’s been tough getting back to work mode after all the Christmas celebrations, and we feel like a weekend treat is in order.

The Old Orchard Inn Letterkenny are marking …
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College Corner: New Year’s resolutions for students 2 years ago

College Corner: New Year’s resolutions for students

By  •  Life

Here are a few of my College Resolutions, can you relate?

  • Get Organised:

Yes, we all are guilty of not being organised and stressing with assignment …
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Woman’s Words: Ordinary Arthur goes viral 2 years ago

Woman’s Words: Ordinary Arthur goes viral

By  •  Life

This week on Woman’s Words, Moville writer Sharon Thompson gives us another instalment in the story of Arthur.

Arthur is 68-year-old gentleman who is looking for love and life again, …
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College Corner: A case for a sober night out 2 years ago

College Corner: A case for a sober night out

By  •  Life

It can be argued that some students our age believe that to have the best night out, alcohol is a necessity, but not always!  

Here are the benefits and …
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