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Anna Farren is a Donegal native, living in Dublin. She is the creator of an Irish travel and lifestyle blog which celebrates and boasts all things Irish.

Taking some Thyme Out in Letterkenny 2 years ago

Taking some Thyme Out in Letterkenny

By  •  Life

For all things cute and floral, I escaped to the Thyme Out cafe and tea rooms adjacent to Alcorn’s Garden Centre, Letterkenny.

At the beginning of Lent, it seems almost …
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Donegal Farmer’s Wife Jade shines a light on miscarriage 2 years ago

Donegal Farmer’s Wife Jade shines a light on miscarriage

By  •  Life

Buncrana woman Jade Doherty has set up a blog called The Farmers Wife to chronicle her move from town life to rural pastures.

The 31-year-old mum, her husband Gavin, and …
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Cup Cakes from the Castle 2 years ago

Cup Cakes from the Castle

By  •  Life

Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel are preparing for an event that has become a strong highlight on the calendar of fashion and food lovers.

The annual Cup Cake Fantasy Charity Show …
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This Donegal lady’s life story is one for the books 2 years ago

This Donegal lady’s life story is one for the books

By  •  Life

Donegal Daily motoring columnist Brian McDaid this week recounts a story told by the driver of the Galway to Derry Express, Ronnie Reilly from Ballybofey. Here is that amazing journey …
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Sweet indulgence in Solís Lough Eske Castle 2 years ago

Sweet indulgence in Solís Lough Eske Castle

By  •  Life

For your ultimate mother/daughter or girl’s day out, look no further than Solís Lough Eske Castle Hotel.

Upon arrival on the grounds that look nothing short of a real-life fairytale, …
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10 pictures that prove why Narin Beach is one of Ireland’s best 2 years ago

10 pictures that prove why Narin Beach is one of Ireland’s best

By  •  Life

TripAdvisor has just named the top beaches in the world as voted for by millions of travellers, with one Donegal beach earning a place in the top 10 in Ireland.


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Roisin sets big goals as she builds up for the big 5-0 2 years ago

Roisin sets big goals as she builds up for the big 5-0

By  •  Life

She is marking a special birthday year in her life by taking on a huge personal goal and a challenge to help others. This October, Roisin will be travelling to …
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Why Donegal is a place we hold so dear 2 years ago

Why Donegal is a place we hold so dear

By  •  Life

This week, I decided to reach out to some of my family and friends and ask for their favourite pictures taken in our beloved Donegal. The result was phenomenal!

From …
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Coffee G&Ts are now a thing 2 years ago

Coffee G&Ts are now a thing

By  •  Life

The weekend is so close, but those Friday night drinks can be hit and miss when it comes to keeping the energy levels up.

Anyone thinking about their weekend G&T …
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Donegal stars ‘invade’ Ros na Rún wrap party 2 years ago

Donegal stars ‘invade’ Ros na Rún wrap party

By  •  Life

Gaoth Dobhair’s Niall Mac Eachmharcaigh, Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Gort an Choirce’s Máirín Dé Buitléir and newcomer to the soap Falcarragh actor Pól Penrose were among the revellers at The Connemara …
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69% of over-50s in Ireland get romantic regularly 2 years ago

69% of over-50s in Ireland get romantic regularly

By  •  Life

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity College Dublin delved into the little studied and infrequently discussed sexual lives of older adults in Ireland to provide some interesting stats this Valentine’s Day.


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Five tips to help your relationship this Valentine’s Day 2 years ago

Five tips to help your relationship this Valentine’s Day

By  •  Health, Life

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction”- Antoine de Saint-Expupery.

A starry-eyed, swept of your feet romance is what we …
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There’s something about Harvey’s 2 years ago

There’s something about Harvey’s

By  •  Life

Harvey’s Point Hotel has been a favourite lovers’ retreat for decades as the picturesque setting on the shores of Lough Eske has provided a special place for love to flourish.

Hotelier …
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The beauty of Fanad Head along the Wild Atlantic Way 2 years ago

The beauty of Fanad Head along the Wild Atlantic Way

By  •  Life

Donegal has been the recent focus of the likes of the Irish Independent, and has (as we all know by now) been named the ‘coolest place on the planet’ by …
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14 Valentine’s specials for lovers in Letterkenny 2 years ago

14 Valentine’s specials for lovers in Letterkenny

By  •  Life

Cupid is set to strike Letterkenny this weekend until Valentine’s Day on Tuesday the 14th. This means that restaurants and businesses are putting on some tempting special offers to help …
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Making a difference to 10,000 young lives 2 years ago

Making a difference to 10,000 young lives

By  •  Life

Lorraine is the Regional Director of the Donegal Youth Service, which means she manages all projects across the county designed to improve young people’s lives.

She has spent almost 20 …
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All well and good in Donegal Town 2 years ago

All well and good in Donegal Town

By  •  Life

Donegal Town is set to become the first ever Positive Wellness Community in Ireland. This achievement is all down to the enthusiasm and drive of the local Cycle Against Suicide …
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10 dreamy places to dine in Donegal on Valentine’s Day 2 years ago

10 dreamy places to dine in Donegal on Valentine’s Day

By  •  Life

Valentine’s Day needn’t be a scary thought when it comes to choosing somewhere to dine. Donegal restaurants and hotels are well-prepared for the occasion and have designed some delicious special …
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A wish in memory of a magical baby girl 2 years ago

A wish in memory of a magical baby girl

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Sharon and Brian Thompson’s baby girl Victoria has been a powerful force for good. Victoria passed away after just nine months in the world, but her lasting memory has been …
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Mary drops 3 stone in 6 months: “If I can do it, so can you!” 2 years ago

Mary drops 3 stone in 6 months: “If I can do it, so can you!”

By  •  Life

Mary Mc Ananey lost 3 stone and 1 pound since joining Slimming World a little over six months ago.

Speaking about her transformation, Mary says; “I hate this before photo …
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A taste of Rathmullan House 2 years ago

A taste of Rathmullan House

By  •  Life

With January near an end, I sit having spent the month eating healthily in a bid to begin 2017 with the ‘New Year, New Me’ intentions most of us have …
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Katie the Heart Warrior 2 years ago

Katie the Heart Warrior

The Newton native was just seven years old when she had major surgery at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin to fix a hole in her heart. This week, on …
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Stretch your legs at Narin, Portnoo 2 years ago

Stretch your legs at Narin, Portnoo

By  •  Life

Remembering rumbling bellies after a walk to the top of the Sliabh Liag mountains a few weeks ago, this time, I wasn’t going to be caught out with no snacks …
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Calls for help and hope for a safe haven 2 years ago

Calls for help and hope for a safe haven

By  •  Life

More than 100 women in Donegal affected by domestic violence and abuse were in need of emergency accommodation in 2016.

The Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service revealed it took accommodation …
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Let’s banish Blue Monday for good 2 years ago

Let’s banish Blue Monday for good

By  •  Life

The third Monday of the New Year is statistically the “most depressing day of the year” – people are lacking in vitamin D, finances may be low after Christmas and …
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Emotional reunion for twin sisters separated at birth 2 years ago

Emotional reunion for twin sisters separated at birth

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Audrey and Gracie’s reunion has been moving people around the world after they appeared on American television show Good Morning America to share their incredible story.

The 10-year-olds were adopted from …
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A sunrise to sunset exploration along the Wild Atlantic Way 2 years ago

A sunrise to sunset exploration along the Wild Atlantic Way

By  •  Life

The sun was beaming in the early hours of the morning and I made my way to Rathmullan beach, eager to grasp a sunrise shot at the beginning of my …
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‘Philadelphia Mary’ Marissa’s fairytale trip to Donegal 2 years ago

‘Philadelphia Mary’ Marissa’s fairytale trip to Donegal

By  •  Life

Marissa, 22, is from a small town in the US state of Pennsylvania. She is a business management student at the West Chester University outside Philadelphia. In the summer she volunteers with Berks Nature, a …
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Cancer survivor Erin donates ponytails to help others 2 years ago

Cancer survivor Erin donates ponytails to help others

By  •  Life

Brave Erin Gallagher was just three years old when she began to complain to her mum and dad about having a sore leg. Within days the little Glenswilly child was …
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Ireland’s top cheating counties revealed – where does Donegal rank? 2 years ago

Ireland’s top cheating counties revealed – where does Donegal rank?

By  •  Life

Figures obtained by the Daily Mail from Victoria Milan, a website specializing in extra-marital affairs, have shown that people in Donegal are the seventh most likely to sign up to the …
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Why Sliabh Liag is a stunning trip worth taking 2 years ago

Why Sliabh Liag is a stunning trip worth taking

By  •  Life

Sliabh Liag, along the Wild Atlantic Way, is a trip worth taking over and over again. Free of charge (unlike the Cliffs of Moher), these cliffs offer the most stunning …
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How Myrtle helps Donegal bring hope to Belarus 2 years ago

How Myrtle helps Donegal bring hope to Belarus

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Myrtle Doherty has been collecting items to send to Belarus for the past seven years, with each appeal bringing more and more goods to disabled children.

The Vesnova children’s orphanage …
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The cutest 171 driver is headed to a road near you! 2 years ago

The cutest 171 driver is headed to a road near you!

By  •  Kids, Life

She’s just one year of age, but this little Donegal girl is already planning to take to the roads in her new motor.

Secoya Strain from Milford was treated to …
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Christmas at Castle Grove 2 years ago

Christmas at Castle Grove

By  •  Life

With Christmas nearly upon us, the time is fast approaching to cosy up by the fire and enjoy the festive period, in which over indulging in tasty food and treating …
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How this shop makes dark days brighter 2 years ago

How this shop makes dark days brighter

By  •  Life

Donegal’s first shop for the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) has just opened, bringing volunteers and employment to Donegal Town.

The NCBI helps people who are living …
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Weekend wandering in Co. Donegal 2 years ago

Weekend wandering in Co. Donegal

By  •  Life

With a friend having travelled from Dublin to Donegal for the weekend, I wanted that Saturday to include showing off our beautiful county, which had just been named that weekend …
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This woman has revolutionised wine pouring forever 2 years ago

This woman has revolutionised wine pouring forever

By  •  Life

If you do this with your fridge this Christmas, you might never get your guests to leave. Blogger Clare Potts has had the genius idea of pouring wine into the humble …
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We might have been doing this ‘vulgar’ thing at the dinner table for years 2 years ago

We might have been doing this ‘vulgar’ thing at the dinner table for years

By  •  Life

There’s usually someone at evening tea who enjoys a good big glass of milk, but according to Donegal celebrity Noel Cunningham, leaving the carton on the table is an “awful practice” …
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Woman seeks information on late husband’s Donegal family 2 years ago

Woman seeks information on late husband’s Donegal family

By  •  Life, News

Magdelene Gallagher is searching for family connections to her late husband Charles Keith Gallagher (pictured above), whose mother, Hannah Gallagher, was from Kincasslagh.

Magdelene believes that Hannah was born in …
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Where to find the most festive feeling in Belfast 2 years ago

Where to find the most festive feeling in Belfast

By  •  Life

If you want find the festive atmosphere of a European Christmas Market, you really don’t have to travel far. Belfast is just a couple of hours away, and in the …
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Planning a pre-Christmas trip to Dublin? 2 years ago

Planning a pre-Christmas trip to Dublin?

By  •  Life

With only a few weeks ‘til Christmas, many of you may be thinking of a last minute shopping trip to the bright lights of Dublin.

With this in mind, I …
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Events: Ladies Christmas Night Out 2 years ago

Events: Ladies Christmas Night Out

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The Ladies Christmas Night Out hosted by Patton Frozen Foods and The Igloo featured Christmas markets, fashion shows and a food demonstration by Rachel Allen.

Local businesses lined the room with beautifully …
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10 pictures for ladies who love bubbly 2 years ago

10 pictures for ladies who love bubbly

By  •  Life

Last Thursday, the House Wine Bar & Taproom in Letterkenny hosted an evening of sparkling wine tasting, and we’re not jealous at all.

The ‘Craft & Cork’ club at House …
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Saturdays are for spa days 2 years ago

Saturdays are for spa days

By  •  Life

Winter brings with it a time in which we need to be good to ourselves, a time in which we long to cosy up and escape from busy realities of …
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Events: A celebratory work night in! 2 years ago

Events: A celebratory work night in!

By  •  Life

The Dry Arch Inn was the perfect place for staff member Denise Mc Elhinney to celebrate her 30th birthday. Along with family and friends, she had a great night of celebrating, singing …
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Did you find love on this Donegal beach? 2 years ago

Did you find love on this Donegal beach?

By  •  Life

A Donegal destination has been listed among the top 10 places in Ireland to fall in love. The beautiful Portsalon Beach is ranked in fifth place on a list on tourism …
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Michelin star on the menu for culinary student 2 years ago

Michelin star on the menu for culinary student

By  •  Life

To be a student of any kind means you are growing and learning in your field. Young Donegal woman Roisin Gillen is a student who found herself in a particularly …
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Why this MUA’s 2017 looks bright and colourful 2 years ago

Why this MUA’s 2017 looks bright and colourful

By  •  Life

Orla Crossan, a Senior Makeup Artist with Inglot Cosmetics, is setting out to make her name in Donegal and Derry.

Orla has worked with Inglot in Galway for more than …
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Cronuts are finished, it’s time for the froughnut 2 years ago

Cronuts are finished, it’s time for the froughnut

By  •  Life

Doughnuts have had an impressive shake-up in recent years. They’ve become the trending pastry-du-jour as creative culinary people revolutionise the recipe.

Cronuts have been around for a few years, but …
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Get the greatest view of Glenveagh 2 years ago

Get the greatest view of Glenveagh

By  •  Life

A weekend walk like no other is that of the Lakeside Trail and View Point in Glenveagh National Park. The Lakeside Trail is a relatively easy walk, suitable for all …
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