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Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness 16 hours ago

Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness

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Gardaí across Donegal are taking part ‘Go Purple Day’ this Friday to promote and support Domestic Violence Support Services across Donegal.

This dedicated day was initiated by members of …
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Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash 3 days ago

Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash

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Almost €6,000 has been raised in support of a young local mother who lost her arm in a car crash last weekend.

Evette Woods survived a serious single-vehicle crash on …
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Domestic abuse awareness session to highlight victim supports in Donegal 6 days ago

Domestic abuse awareness session to highlight victim supports in Donegal

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The Donegal Domestic Violence Service and the Donegal Volunteer Centre are teaming up to inform community workers / general public on how to support victims of domestic abuse post-lockdown.

To …
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Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events 6 days ago

Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events

By  •  Mammy, News

Online Inishowen events for mums and babies are so popular, they’re attracting emigrants from as far away as Texas and Toronto. That’s according to the manager of Spraoi agus Sport in Carndonagh, …
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New counselling service to launch in memory of Gemma Boyle 6 days ago

New counselling service to launch in memory of Gemma Boyle

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A NEW community counselling and play therapy service will be launched for Burtonport this Friday in honour of much-loved local woman Gemma Boyle.

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Valentine’s 5k raises €1,800 for Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital 2 weeks ago

Valentine’s 5k raises €1,800 for Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital

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The Rushe to Raise Valentine’s Day 5k challenge has raised a fantastic €1,800 for the Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital.

Emmet and Maria Rushe from Rushe Fitness in Letterkenny decided …
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Megan’s march in March raises amazing €5,720 for Cancer Care West 2 weeks ago

Megan’s march in March raises amazing €5,720 for Cancer Care West

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Donegal woman Megan Rose proudly presented €5,720 to Cancer Care West today following a successful walking fundraiser.

Megan conquered a massive 300km by walking in her local area throughout the …
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Layla’s hope for Hughie’s Corner counselling service 2 weeks ago

Layla’s hope for Hughie’s Corner counselling service

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A young Inishowen woman has set up a Go Fund Me appeal to help a children’s therapy service in her area.

Layla Doherty was so taken by the work of …
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Delight as Kacey gets date for vital spine surgery 3 weeks ago

Delight as Kacey gets date for vital spine surgery

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A Donegal teenager who needs life-changing spine surgery has been told she can go under the knife next week.

Kacey Blackburn from Raphoe needs corrective surgery after being diagnosed with …
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Remarkable Donegal nurse awarded MBE 3 weeks ago

Remarkable Donegal nurse awarded MBE

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A recently retired Donegal nurse has been awarded an MBE for her services to cardiology nursing.

Originally from Ballyshannon, but now living in Enniskillen, Sr Marian Doogan has worked as …
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Fund seeks to help Donegal girl live pain-free 3 weeks ago

Fund seeks to help Donegal girl live pain-free

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A fundraiser is underway to secure a life-changing surgery for Raphoe teenager Kacey Blackburn.

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Daffodil Day goes digital in Donegal 4 weeks ago

Daffodil Day goes digital in Donegal

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Daffodil Day takes place this Friday, and while local volunteers can’t take to the streets to sell beautiful flowers, you can still support cancer patients and their families from home.


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Fund launched to support lovely little Caitlin’s cancer treatment 4 weeks ago

Fund launched to support lovely little Caitlin’s cancer treatment

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A fundraising drive has been launched in aid of an eight-year-old Donegal girl, who has to travel for Germany for vital treatment.

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Appeal after woman attacked in Letterkenny 4 weeks ago

Appeal after woman attacked in Letterkenny

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An investigation is underway after a woman was set upon in an unprovoked daytime attack in Letterkenny.

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Fitness: Why motivation isn’t enough 4 weeks ago

Fitness: Why motivation isn’t enough

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One of the main things I’m hearing from people when it comes to exercise right now is “I just can’t get motivated to do anything”. 

With everything that is going …
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Award-winning community leader celebrates connections to Donegal 1 month ago

Award-winning community leader celebrates connections to Donegal

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Buncrana-native Breege McDaid is representing Donegal in the current ‘Irish in Britain’ series of videos.

The London-based ‘Irish in Britain’ charity and network has launched a new digital series called …
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Watch: Best friends complete marathon walk for Irish Cancer Society 1 month ago

Watch: Best friends complete marathon walk for Irish Cancer Society

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TWO west Donegal teenagers completed a marathon walk last week in aid of charity.

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‘We’re still struggling to address gender gap’ – Maria Walsh 1 month ago

‘We’re still struggling to address gender gap’ – Maria Walsh

MEP Maria Walsh has called on EU Member States and the EU Commission to support entrepreneurship among women as the gender employment gap stands at 11.4%.

A new European report …
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Megan makes great strides for Cancer Care West 1 month ago

Megan makes great strides for Cancer Care West

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Inspirational Inver woman Megan Rose is on track to raise thousands of euro for Cancer Care West this March.

Megan has set out to walk a total of 300km in …
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Life and legacy of Kay McNulty honoured in portrait series 2 months ago

Life and legacy of Kay McNulty honoured in portrait series

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A new portrait of computing trailblazer Kathleen (Kay) McNulty will be unveiled this International Women’s Day.

Kay McNulty, a native of Creeslough, was one of the world’s first computer programmers. …
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Brian Dowling creates a stir with Donegal’s Muff Liquor Co. 2 months ago

Brian Dowling creates a stir with Donegal’s Muff Liquor Co.

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Irish celebrity Brian Dowling will be shaking things up with the launch of his own cocktail range with Muff Liquor Company.

The cheeky Inishowen craft drinks company has announced a …
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The unsung women who help keep the RNLI afloat 2 months ago

The unsung women who help keep the RNLI afloat

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As International Women’s Day approaches, the Arranmore RNLI crew are celebrating the strong and resilient women of their current crew – and those who kept the service afloat through the …
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Nora steps up to fundraising challenge in memory of beloved mum 2 months ago

Nora steps up to fundraising challenge in memory of beloved mum

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A kindhearted young Kilmacrennan woman has undertaken to get her running shoes on in London in an effort to raise funds for the Donegal Hospice.

Nora Doherty (22) will run …
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Don’t miss DICE 2021! 2 months ago

Don’t miss DICE 2021!

LYIT is hosting a series of engaging events this week for anyone with an interest in Irish design and creative sectors.

Now in its seventh year, the DICE (Design, Innovation, Creativity and …
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Letterkenny stylist joins event celebrating disabled women in Ireland 2 months ago

Letterkenny stylist joins event celebrating disabled women in Ireland

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Letterkenny fashion blogger Emma Murray will be celebrating International Women’s Day in style with Independent Living Movement Ireland.

Emma has joined the line-up of influential speakers celebrating disabled women and …
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Donegal artist hopes to help the homeless with stunning portrait 2 months ago

Donegal artist hopes to help the homeless with stunning portrait

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A Donegal artist who has painted a stunning portrait of one of Ireland’s most familiar homeless people is to auction it to raise money for the homeless.

Michael Byrne or …
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Eight-year-old Kayla inspires sister’s 5k a day fundraiser 2 months ago

Eight-year-old Kayla inspires sister’s 5k a day fundraiser

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A young Ballybofey woman has been inspired by her younger sister to conquer 5K a day for the next 21 days in aid of the Donegal branch of Down Syndrome …
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Brid walks the walk to reach €10,000 fundraising goal 2 months ago

Brid walks the walk to reach €10,000 fundraising goal

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An inspirational Donegal woman has reached the target of her 365-day walking fundraiser in just two months.

Brid Sweeney, who lives in Loughanure, challenged herself to walk every day in …
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Remarkable Ruby gets long-awaited vaccine 2 months ago

Remarkable Ruby gets long-awaited vaccine

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DONEGAL’S oldest citizen, Ruby Druce, hopes that normality has been brought a little closer today.

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Arrests after beauty salon reopens in Dublin 2 months ago

Arrests after beauty salon reopens in Dublin

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The owner of a Dublin beauty salon has been reportedly arrested after opening for treatments during the Level 5 lockdown.

Christine McTiernan, owner of C&N Beauty Room in Balbriggan, opened …
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Student nurses go the distance to raise €2,000 2 months ago

Student nurses go the distance to raise €2,000

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NUI Galway student nurses from Donegal have helped raise more than €2,000 for homeless services after clocking more than 500km on foot. 

The annual fundraising drive is held every year …
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Women’s voices from the past heard in short film series 2 months ago

Women’s voices from the past heard in short film series

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A new series of six short films will launch this week to highlight the experiences of women during the Irish Revolutionary Period.

Donegal County Museum, the Regional Cultural Centre and …
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Careers: Let’s talk about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) 2 months ago

Careers: Let’s talk about Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

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‘Emotional intelligence more than any other factor, more than IQ, or expertise, accounts for 85-90% of success at work. IQ is a threshold competence. You need it, but it …
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Creative wellness workshop coming up for International Women’s Day in Donegal 2 months ago

Creative wellness workshop coming up for International Women’s Day in Donegal

In Celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March, 11am-1pm NCCWN-Donegal Women’s Network invites you to join a fun and interactive “Cracking Up” creative arts online workshop, facilitated by …
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Creative celebrations for Karen’s 15 years in business 2 months ago

Creative celebrations for Karen’s 15 years in business

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Donegal Speech and Drama teacher Karen Murphy is celebrating 15 years in business with some special projects for students.

There has been a lot of drama in Karen’s career this …
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Megan makes history with inaugural scholarship 2 months ago

Megan makes history with inaugural scholarship

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A Letterkenny student has been awarded a new scholarship to further her studies in modern Irish history.

Megan McAuley, a student of Maynooth University, is the recipient of the inaugural …
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Calls for more support for women entering politics 2 months ago

Calls for more support for women entering politics

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There is an urgent need for more women to be supported to enter politics, according to Irish campaigners, as Ireland drops even further in the world gender equality rankings.

In …
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More young women subjected to online abuse during pandemic – Women’s Aid 2 months ago

More young women subjected to online abuse during pandemic – Women’s Aid

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A new campaign has been launched this week for young women (aged 18-25) experiencing abuse from a current or former intimate partner.

According to Women’s Aid, young women who are …
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Sisters step up to 100mile memorial walk 2 months ago

Sisters step up to 100mile memorial walk

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TWO Milford sisters are raising money for charity to honour the wishes of their beloved uncle who passed away last month.

Veronica and Lorraine McGinley are walking 100 miles through …
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Fundraiser success a true tribute to young Donegal woman 2 months ago

Fundraiser success a true tribute to young Donegal woman

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More than €33,000 has been raised in memory of Mary Ellen Molloy, a much-loved young woman who passed away at Christmas 2019.

Hundreds of people all over the world joined …
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There’s no stopping Brid on her walk… to Barbados! 2 months ago

There’s no stopping Brid on her walk… to Barbados!

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Well-known West Donegal woman Brid Sweeney is walking to Barbados.

Well, technically not, since she lives in Loughanure, but Brid estimates she’ll cover almost 6,500 kilometres as she stacks up …
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Would you like to be the next Miss Donegal? 2 months ago

Would you like to be the next Miss Donegal?

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Applications are now open for Miss Donegal hopefuls for the 2021 pageant.

The ‘Miss Donegal final’ will see local entrants competing for the title to be the next Miss Donegal, …
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Self-Love: Here’s the hardest challenge you will ever do 2 months ago

Self-Love: Here’s the hardest challenge you will ever do

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It’s Valentine’s week and love is in the air.

Couples everywhere will be spending the next few days getting organised for Sunday when flowers, cards, chocolates and ‘other things’ will …
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Let’s honour Danielle’s memory with kindness 3 months ago

Let’s honour Danielle’s memory with kindness

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People worldwide are being asked to show love and kindness to each other today in honour of the late Danielle Mc Laughlin.

Touching tributes are being paid to the late …
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In Memory of Aimee: Donegal mum gives back to charities with 10km challenge 3 months ago

In Memory of Aimee: Donegal mum gives back to charities with 10km challenge

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A HEARTBROKEN Donegal mother will run a 10k later this year in memory of her beloved daughter who died in December.

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Huge support for Donegal woman after devastating house fire 3 months ago

Huge support for Donegal woman after devastating house fire

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A DONEGAL woman has received an outpouring of support after losing her home in a fire at Christmas.

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Infants frequently sent to Donegal from NI mother and baby homes 3 months ago

Infants frequently sent to Donegal from NI mother and baby homes

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Infants from Northern Irish mother and baby homes were frequently sent to a baby home in the Donegal village of Fahan, according to a new report.

An independent investigation into …
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How an eye-catching fitness fundraiser reached new heights! 3 months ago

How an eye-catching fitness fundraiser reached new heights!

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A team of energetic fitness instructors and friends are celebrating the success of a truly unique fundraiser.

Many people took part in Excel Sports’ Wild Atlantic 500k Challenge last summer, …
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Donegal group celebrating women’s lives through drama 3 months ago

Donegal group celebrating women’s lives through drama

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NCCWN Donegal Women’s Network invites all women in Donegal to join them in celebrating St Brigid’s Day and women’s stories.

Over two Saturdays, 30th January and 6th February 11am-2pm, the …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy:  Snow days 3 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Snow days

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Oh Look Darlings. It’s snow!Oh YAY!

Hurray! We shall frolic and flail in the snow, making snow angels and building snowmans while singing the Frozen songs, and then we shall …
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