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Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business 17 hours ago

Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business

The beautiful surrounds of Rockhill House Estate was the setting for a very festive Christmas lunch hosted by the Donegal Women in Business Network on Tuesday.

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Stella McGroarty makes two superb donations to cancer funds 7 days ago

Stella McGroarty makes two superb donations to cancer funds

Donegal Town boutique owner Stella McGroarty has proudly presented the proceeds of her charity fashion show to two very deserving causes.

€3,890 was raised at the Stella Boutique charity gala …
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Events: The Grinch steals the show at Rushe to Raise! 1 week ago

Events: The Grinch steals the show at Rushe to Raise!

A cranky green Grinch may have been stomping around Century Cinemas today, but it didn’t dull the festive spirit of Rushe to Raise 2019!

Maria and Emmet Rushe with Mr …
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Events: Christmas indulgence with Five Farms in Raphoe 2 weeks ago

Events: Christmas indulgence with Five Farms in Raphoe

A festive and celebratory feeling was in the air at Coyle’s Centra Raphoe last night for the Donegal launch of Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur.

The drink, co-created by Raphoe …
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Inspirational Donegal woman wins young carer award 2 weeks ago

Inspirational Donegal woman wins young carer award

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A remarkable young Donegal woman has been named as Ulster’s Young Carer of the Year 2019.

Áine Grant from Bridgend, who cares for her mum Nuala, was one of four …
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Events: AGM marks a new chapter for the Donegal Women in Business Network 3 weeks ago

Events: AGM marks a new chapter for the Donegal Women in Business Network

What a year 2019 has been for the Donegal Women in Business Network. In their 20th anniversary, the network has held many successful celebrations, looked back in appreciation of the …
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Thanks to the Breast Cancer Ball, the outcomes for Donegal women are improving 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the Breast Cancer Ball, the outcomes for Donegal women are improving

Breast Cancer Surgeon Manvydas Varzgalis is calling on Donegal people to go out and enjoy the North West Breast Cancer Ball for the benefit of Donegal woman.

The annual fundraising …
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A Donegal first as minority women gather for seminar 3 weeks ago

A Donegal first as minority women gather for seminar

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WOMEN from black, minority and ethnic communities on both sides of the border have gathered together for the first time in Donegal to explore the issues affecting them and to …
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Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD 3 weeks ago

Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD

Over 200 people were treated to a magical night of Christmas music on Friday when Letterkenny teacher Anne Nicholls and guests launched a charity CD.

Music, stories and special moments …
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‘Granny, this one is for you’ –  Donegal woman plans gruelling trek to Everest Base Camp 3 weeks ago

‘Granny, this one is for you’ – Donegal woman plans gruelling trek to Everest Base Camp

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A determined Donegal woman is about to hike 5,000 metres to Everest Base Camp for charity in memory of her late grandmother. 

Glenda McGinty is taking on the arduous climb …
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Donegal woman stunned by support for 145km walk for Alzheimer’s 4 weeks ago

Donegal woman stunned by support for 145km walk for Alzheimer’s

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Donegal teacher Elaine McConnell has sent a massive and heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported her during a 145km ‘Home-to-Home’ fundraising walk, which raised €6,281 for the Donegal Branch …
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Events: Sustainable is in style at Stella’s charity fashion show 1 month ago

Events: Sustainable is in style at Stella’s charity fashion show

Stella McGroarty of Stella Boutique in Donegal Town made a strong fashion statement at Sunday’s charity gala fashion show.

Up to 200 women attended the event in Harvey’s Point …
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Women’s seminar to explore diversity and challenges 1 month ago

Women’s seminar to explore diversity and challenges

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A seminar will take place in Donegal next week to discuss issues affecting migrant and minority ethnic women in the border region.

Issues affecting migrant, black and minority ethnic women living …
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Events: Driving Instructor Angela Ward celebrates 15 years on the road 1 month ago

Events: Driving Instructor Angela Ward celebrates 15 years on the road

Angela was in the driving seat for a change last night when she hosted an information event alongside Kelly’s Toyota Letterkenny and the Donegal Women in Business Network.

In the …
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Local women asked to have their say about participation in public life 1 month ago

Local women asked to have their say about participation in public life

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Women in Donegal are invited to take part in a focus group to share their experiences, to explore the issues that affect their participation in public life and to look …
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Huge sadness as popular young Donegal woman dies following kayaking accident 1 month ago

Huge sadness as popular young Donegal woman dies following kayaking accident

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A cloud of grief has descended on Ballyshannon following the tragic death of Aisling O’Connor – a much-loved young woman who gave so much to her local community.

Aisling, 21, …
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Care of baby girl inspires local mum to complete island-island swim 1 month ago

Care of baby girl inspires local mum to complete island-island swim

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A Donegal-based mum braved the choppy waters of West Donegal to complete a hugely successful charity swim last weekend.

Fiona Harrington (27) swam from Owey to Cruit Island on Saturday …
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Children’s Ward and Donegal Hospice to benefit from the Rushes’ fun festive movie event 1 month ago

Children’s Ward and Donegal Hospice to benefit from the Rushes’ fun festive movie event

Letterkenny couple Maria & Emmet Rushe of Rushe Fitness and The S-Mum Blog are running their annual Christmas movie fundraiser on December 1st at 1pm.

They will be hosting a …
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Style icon Stella to host superb charity fashion show 1 month ago

Style icon Stella to host superb charity fashion show

It’s definitely time to think about winter fashion and the party season, and one upcoming event will have it all wrapped up!

Stella McGroarty of Stella Boutique in Donegal Town …
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Donegal women among proud MIC graduates 1 month ago

Donegal women among proud MIC graduates

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Five Donegal women were among the proud graduates of Mary Immaculate College (MIC) who received a Special Purpose Award last weekend.

Ellen McAteer, Sue Porter, Jackie Strain, Moira Greene and …
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Events: Donegal women with business ideas urged to take action 1 month ago

Events: Donegal women with business ideas urged to take action

The Local Enterprise Office in Donegal is calling for more female entrepreneurs and telling female-led businesses in the county to have the ambition to grow globally.

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Activist Sinéad Burke inspires Lottie Dolls to make a powerful statement 2 months ago

Activist Sinéad Burke inspires Lottie Dolls to make a powerful statement

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Donegal toy company Lottie Dolls has paid tribute to disability activist Sinéad Burke by creating a limited edition replica of the Dublin woman.

Lottie Dolls went out of their way …
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Domestic Violence Service to benefit from donation on behalf of local women 2 months ago

Domestic Violence Service to benefit from donation on behalf of local women

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The Donegal Domestic Violence Service is set to benefit from a €500 donation from the Scotsman’s Bar in Donegal Town.

The generous donation was made by the bar owners Joseph Breslin and John …
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Donegal woman packs kindness into homelessness gift project 2 months ago

Donegal woman packs kindness into homelessness gift project

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A large number of schoolbags will be on their way from Donegal to Dublin this winter to help people experiencing homelessness.

The charity project, which started just a week ago, …
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Call goes out for Donegal’s amazing young volunteers 2 months ago

Call goes out for Donegal’s amazing young volunteers

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Do you know any amazing young people who make a difference with their inspirational volunteering? 

The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards wants to shine a light on their efforts, and dedicated …
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Events: Women in Enterprise Day celebrations with the Donegal Business Network 2 months ago

Events: Women in Enterprise Day celebrations with the Donegal Business Network

Inspirational and hard-working women in business were celebrated at a special event hosted by the Donegal Business Network.

The local business group had issued an open invite to female business …
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Watch: Beautiful hospital display shines a light on baby loss 2 months ago

Watch: Beautiful hospital display shines a light on baby loss

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Letterkenny University Hospital was illuminated in pink and blue colours on Tuesday night for a very special reason – to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019.

The display was part …
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Letterkenny Hospital to light up in memory of babies 2 months ago

Letterkenny Hospital to light up in memory of babies

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Baby Loss Awareness Week (09-15 October) is an international event that aims to raise awareness of the issues affecting families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or a …
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Top of the class: Arranmore girl wins trip to the EU Parliament 2 months ago

Top of the class: Arranmore girl wins trip to the EU Parliament

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Arainn Mhor student Clara Ferry is off on a trip around Europe this December after winning a Graduate.ie competition.

Clara, who is in fifth year of Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada, will be travelling to Brussels, …
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Get your #GoGreen cups free at this local coffee evening 2 months ago

Get your #GoGreen cups free at this local coffee evening

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ShopLK together with Kernans are hosting a special coffee evening at Kernans Bistro & Coffee House on October 17th.

With the recent launch of their Go …
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Events: A dreamy day at the Harvey’s Point autumn wedding fair 2 months ago

Events: A dreamy day at the Harvey’s Point autumn wedding fair

No matter the weather, Harvey’s Point always looks its best. And it was this case today as the hotel hosted its autumn wedding fair on a seasonal afternoon on the …
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Breast cancer fundraising teams worry about support during Storm Lorenzo 2 months ago

Breast cancer fundraising teams worry about support during Storm Lorenzo

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Pink Ribbon sales in Donegal, which raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s services for people affected by breast cancer, have been negatively affected by Storm Lorenzo.

Collections in Killybegs have been …
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Over €14,000 raised in memory of much-loved Killygordon mum 2 months ago

Over €14,000 raised in memory of much-loved Killygordon mum

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A major tractor run in memory of the late Elaine McGlinchey has raised a fantastic €14,000 for the Sperrin Unit at Altnagelvin Hospital.

Elaine McGlinchey (née Porter) was a loving and caring …
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Hero Donegal boy gives gift of life to brave sister 2 months ago

Hero Donegal boy gives gift of life to brave sister

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Niamh Toland (14) is doing well after receiving her transplant from her brother Niall (12), the Tirconaill Tribune reports.

Niamh has had a major health battle this year after being …
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Do you feel represented? 2 months ago

Do you feel represented?

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The NCCWN-Donegal local women’s group is hosting an event next week to ask the question: Donegal women, do you feel represented? Are women fairly represented in politics?

On Wednesday 9th October, 11am-2pm, the …
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‘This one is special’ – Laura Bonner celebrates Irish award for Muff Gin 2 months ago

‘This one is special’ – Laura Bonner celebrates Irish award for Muff Gin

Muff Liquor Co. co-founder Laura Bonner is celebrating another major win for her drinks company after taking home the People’s Choice prize at the Irish Gin Awards 2019.

Muff Irish …
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Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business 2 months ago

Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business

More than 200 people visited Lough Eske Castle on Tuesday 1st October to mark a key moment for the Donegal Women in Business Network – their 20 year anniversary.

The …
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Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference 2 months ago

Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference

If energy could be bottled, the enthusiasm of the Donegal Women in Business Network could be a new product for the Muff Liquor drinks company!

The dynamic women in business …
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Donegal’s daring strip and dippers raise an amazing amount 2 months ago

Donegal’s daring strip and dippers raise an amazing amount

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Over €56,000 has been raised by 300 brave women who did a topless strip and dip for Breast Cancer in Inishowen.

Busloads of enthusiastic ladies headed to Stroove Beach at …
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Soon-to-be ‘TV star’ Deirbhile hosting charity quiz 2 months ago

Soon-to-be ‘TV star’ Deirbhile hosting charity quiz

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Deirbhile Ní Chathail, born and bred in Letterkenny, is now working in Dublin on the Vodafone Graduate programme. As part of the company’s charity partnership, she and her colleagues have volunteered …
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Remembering Grainne: School community pays tribute to beloved teacher 3 months ago

Remembering Grainne: School community pays tribute to beloved teacher

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There were poignant scenes in the halls of Deele College this afternoon as the school community paid tribute to former science teacher, Mrs Grainne O’Donnell, who passed away last February …
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Events: Donegal’s first Wellness Cafe puts the ‘We’ in Wellness! 3 months ago

Events: Donegal’s first Wellness Cafe puts the ‘We’ in Wellness!

Donegal has welcomed its first-ever wellness cafe to provide an open and welcoming space for people to connect and socialise. 

The cafe was launched in the Eatery at An Grianan …
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Funeral arrangements announced for the late Kathleen Pryal 3 months ago

Funeral arrangements announced for the late Kathleen Pryal

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The funeral details for the late Kathleen Pryal, who was killed in a tragic accident outside Donegal Town, have been released. 

Mrs Pryal (née Harvey) died on Sunday night after …
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Extra special plans announced for 10th North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball 3 months ago

Extra special plans announced for 10th North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball

The North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball is going to be an extra-exciting event this winter as the committee celebrates 10 years of fundraising.

One of the highlights of the local …
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Local woman dies in tragic accident outside Donegal Town 3 months ago

Local woman dies in tragic accident outside Donegal Town

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A 69-year-old local woman was tragically killed in a collision outside Donegal Town on Sunday night.

The victim has been named locally as Kathleen Pryal (née Harvey) from Spierstown.

She …
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Samara has a big slice of success! 3 months ago

Samara has a big slice of success!

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A Donegal woman can proudly say she makes Ireland’s best brown bread after winning a national competition this week.

Samara Ward from Inver was on a roll in The National …
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Simply the best! Four Donegal teachers make Ireland’s Top 20 3 months ago

Simply the best! Four Donegal teachers make Ireland’s Top 20

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Four teachers from Donegal are proving to be top of the class after being named on the Teachers Inspire shortlist.

Lorna Barron from Buncrana, Denise Dowds from Muff, Nora Duffy from Dunfanaghy and Mary Daly …
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Culture Night sounds class this year: Here’s your guide to what’s on 3 months ago

Culture Night sounds class this year: Here’s your guide to what’s on

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Letterkenny will be buzzing with activity this Friday night as it hosts its 11th Culture Night.

Events are taking place in popular venues all over the town and it’s a …
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Donegal women win coveted titles in Miss Ireland final 3 months ago

Donegal women win coveted titles in Miss Ireland final

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Miss Donegal and Miss Letterkenny are both celebrating victories after the Miss Ireland 2019 pageant final on Saturday.

The Donegal women missed out on the overall title, but they all …
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Three Donegal hopefuls competing in Miss Ireland final 3 months ago

Three Donegal hopefuls competing in Miss Ireland final

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Miss Donegal Holly McCrea, Miss Letterkenny Anna Gallagher and Miss Kildare Naomi Molloy, who is from Glenties, are all taking to the stage of The Helix in Dublin tomorrow in …
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