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Cancer survivor Erin donates ponytails to help others 3 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? 3 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 3 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 3 years ago

How Myrtle helps Donegal bring hope to Belarus

By  •  Life

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! 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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? 3 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 3 years ago

Events: Ladies Christmas Night Out

By  •  Life

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 3 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 3 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! 3 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? 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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“Aye Do!” 3 years ago

“Aye Do!”

By  •  Bridal, Life

Based in Letterkenny, Aye Do creates illustrated, quirky wedding invites for fun couples that are looking for something a bit different for their big day. Founder of Aye Do, Ruth …
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Heading out for daytime drive? 3 years ago

Heading out for daytime drive?

By  •  Life

Hello and welcome to my weekly column on Donegal Woman – something I am SO thrilled to be a part of!

My name is Anna Farren. When I am not …
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How long does the honeymoon period last? 3 years ago

How long does the honeymoon period last?

The honeymoon period; that time in a relationship when everything is still fresh, new and exciting. After a while, you can become comfortable with our partner (sometimes too comfortable!) and …
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