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Families advised to apply for Back to School Clothing Allowance 4 weeks ago

Families advised to apply for Back to School Clothing Allowance

By  •  Kids

The once-off payment will be made available again this year and families who are not automatically entitled to the scheme are being advised to check their eligibility. To do this, families must …
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Little Lucy shows she’s one of a kind with celebrity pal Daniel 2 months ago

Little Lucy shows she’s one of a kind with celebrity pal Daniel

An inspirational Donegal girl was joined by singing star Daniel O’Donnell at school today to celebrate her uniqueness in a special way.

Scoil Roisín pupil Lucy Gallagher is the only …
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Eggcellent Bricks 4 Kidz Lego camps to entertain kids this Easter 4 months ago

Eggcellent Bricks 4 Kidz Lego camps to entertain kids this Easter

Sponsored: Bricks 4 Kidz are bringing their ever-popular Lego themed camps to seven locations throughout Donegal during the Easter School holidays.

These 4 day camps are the ideal solution for keeping …
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Warning for parents as mumps outbreak confirmed in Donegal 4 months ago

Warning for parents as mumps outbreak confirmed in Donegal

By  •  Health, Kids

The HSE has confirmed that there have been 13 confirmed cases of Mumps in the North West since the start of March.

These have been mainly in the South Donegal …
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Donegal mum praises Crumlin staff for saving baby girl 4 months ago

Donegal mum praises Crumlin staff for saving baby girl

By  •  Kids

Donegal woman Bella Ward is full of thanks to Crumlin Hospital for saving the life of her spirited little girl Kayleigh.

Kayleigh is a twin from Letterkenny who was born prematurely …
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Speech and Language Therapist to deliver talk to Donegal dyspraxia/DCD support group 4 months ago

Speech and Language Therapist to deliver talk to Donegal dyspraxia/DCD support group

By  •  Kids

The Donegal Dyspraxia Support Group will meet this month to learn helpful information from a leading local Speech and Language Therapist.

Catriona Cavanagh from North Star Speech & Language Therapy will be …
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‘Fun Moves’ course to help Donegal children with Dyspraxia 6 months ago

‘Fun Moves’ course to help Donegal children with Dyspraxia

By  •  Kids

A new workshop series is beginning in Carndonagh this February for children with Dyspraxia/DCD or motor coordination difficulties.

The Fun Moves programme, to be held on Wednesday evenings in St. …
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This smart toy is here to encourage kids to help out at Christmas 7 months ago

This smart toy is here to encourage kids to help out at Christmas

By  •  Kids

Darcy the Dingo is a fun interactive friend who wants to help encourage and teach children in a fun new way!

Not only that, he wants to be able …
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Little local heroes honoured for making a big difference 8 months ago

Little local heroes honoured for making a big difference

By  •  Kids

The special awards were held on Saturday 24th November in Athlone, where 18 children from all over Ireland were recognised as inspirational heroes.

The heart-felt initiative was run by Donegal …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Tis the Season… 8 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Tis the Season…

By  •  Kids, Mammy

“Hello my two minions. How are we at 5.30pm on this Friday evening after a full week of school and routine and mayhem?

“Shall we go to town and watch …
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Silent Sensory Santa on his way for relaxing Christmas visits 8 months ago

Silent Sensory Santa on his way for relaxing Christmas visits

Santa is coming to Letterkenny this Christmas for some special meetings with boys and girls with Autism or sensory processing difficulties.

The Letterkenny Youth & Family …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Being girly is not a weakness 9 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Being girly is not a weakness

By  •  Kids, Mammy

Keira Knightley this week broke the interweb with her announcement that she has banned her three-year-old daughter Edie from watching The Little Mermaid and Cinderella.

She feels that they teach her …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy  –  Failing to Fail? 10 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Failing to Fail?

By  •  Kids, Mammy

Why are we so determined to make sure our little darlings never know what it’s like to fail?

Why do we expect everyone to be a high flying “success” at …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – What’s a Bully? 11 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – What’s a Bully?

By  •  Kids, Mammy

When a 6 year old asks a question, sometimes, it makes us think. We begin by explaining it to her in the simplest terms possible, and in doing so, sometimes …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – My way or my way 12 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – My way or my way

By  •  Kids, Mammy

Sanctimammy

Noun – A Mammy who believes that her way of parenting is the correct and proper way; judging and dismissing other Mums who do not parent as she parents.


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Limited spaces left for the latest summer camp sensation 1 year ago

Limited spaces left for the latest summer camp sensation

By  •  Kids

Over 130 kids have taken part in the fun and educational activities in the first two weeks. Spaces are going fast for the 30 camps being hosted in 17 different …
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Fun in the sun forecast for Oakfield Park’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic 1 year ago

Fun in the sun forecast for Oakfield Park’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Families are invited to make the most of this glorious spell of weather with Oakfield Park’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic, which returns to the park tomorrow, Tuesday, 3rd July.

This …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Surviving your child’s state exams! 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Surviving your child’s state exams!

By  •  Kids, Mammy

Exam season is upon us again.

It seems to come around faster and faster each year, doesn’t it?

If your little darlings are about to do their Junior or Leaving …
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Swishes and Sparkles: A guide to 2018 Communion dresses 1 year ago

Swishes and Sparkles: A guide to 2018 Communion dresses

By  •  Kids, Style

First Holy Communion time is coming up very soon, and there are many young girls and boys in Donegal getting excited about their big day.

For little girls, the …
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Donegal doll creator begins gifting project for Ireland’s Centre for Blind Children 1 year ago

Donegal doll creator begins gifting project for Ireland’s Centre for Blind Children

Company founder Ian Harkin from Ballybofey was in Drumcondra recently to visit the Childvision Centre, Ireland’s only Education Centre for blind and multi-disabled children. 

Mr Harkin discovered how the 150-year-old centre was a remarkable place for …
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Local LEGO camps get bigger and better for the Easter holidays 1 year ago

Local LEGO camps get bigger and better for the Easter holidays

By  •  Kids

After a very successful run of Christmas and Mid Term camps, Bricks 4 Kidz Donegal has just released an even greater schedule of Easter camps!

Twelve camps are taking place …
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