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Events: Summer singing and gardening with Donegal Women in Business Network 3 days ago

Events: Summer singing and gardening with Donegal Women in Business Network

The weather may not have been hot and sunny, but the welcomes were warm in the Song House in Falcarragh and OURganic Gardens in Gortahork.

The outing was a member …
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Events: Earagail Arts Festival launched in memory of Dessie Larkin 6 days ago

Events: Earagail Arts Festival launched in memory of Dessie Larkin

Dessie Larkin, a former county councillor who passed away in March, was a long-serving board member and former Chair of the Earagail Arts Festival.

The Letterkenny man was fondly remembered at …
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Events: DEFINE Donegal sets the scene for new local design 7 days ago

Events: DEFINE Donegal sets the scene for new local design

A new wave of fashion and textiles is coming from the designers of Donegal.

How to define that talent is difficult, because the tradition, diversity and progression are ever-changing and …
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Events: Having a ball with the No Barriers Foundation 7 days ago

Events: Having a ball with the No Barriers Foundation

The first No Barriers Foundation charity ball was a feast of glitz, glamour and generosity in the beautiful Castle Grove Country House on Saturday 8th June.

Over 90 guests turned out …
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Anne O’Gorman’s charity Happy Day returns this June 2 weeks ago

Anne O’Gorman’s charity Happy Day returns this June

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Ballybofey hairdresser Anne O’Gorman has announced details of her popular Happy Day fundraiser on Saturday 22nd June 2019.

The charity day will be packed with FREE hair and beauty treatments …
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Events: Donegal women learn to look the business with McElhinneys 2 weeks ago

Events: Donegal women learn to look the business with McElhinneys

Members of the non-profit business group visited McElhinneys on Friday night for an exclusive ‘Fashion on the Go!’ collaboration event with the expert styling team.

Business and Sales Manager …
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A very special night in store at the No Barriers Charity Ball 3 weeks ago

A very special night in store at the No Barriers Charity Ball

Set in the stunning surrounds of Castle Grove Country House, the black-tie ball on Saturday 8th June will be a sparkling celebration in aid of a much-valued local service.

There …
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Charity CD recorded in memory of special Donegal granny 4 weeks ago

Charity CD recorded in memory of special Donegal granny

A new charity CD will be launched this weekend in memory of Annie Friel, aka ‘The Queen of Raphoe’.

The popular businesswoman and matriarch sadly passed away in 2016, leaving …
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Going to see Spice Girls? We have everything you need to know! 4 weeks ago

Going to see Spice Girls? We have everything you need to know!

Large numbers of Spice Girls fans from Donegal will be flocking to Croke Park this Friday 24th May for one of the biggest concerts of the year. 

Do you Wannabe …
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Events: Shannon Dolan and team toast to 10 years of hair and beauty 4 weeks ago

Events: Shannon Dolan and team toast to 10 years of hair and beauty

A large crowd of family, friends and clients gathered at the award-winning Lifford salon from evening til late to toast to the success of Shannon Dolan and her team.

It …
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Fun for all at the No Limits I.D. Friendly disco 1 month ago

Fun for all at the No Limits I.D. Friendly disco

The inclusive disco is a social night out for adults with intellectual disabilities over the age of 18.

‘No Limits’ was launched in 2018 by a local team who noticed …
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Shannon Dolan celebrating 10 years with big birthday bash! 1 month ago

Shannon Dolan celebrating 10 years with big birthday bash!

Shannon Dolan Hairdressing has come a long way in the past 10 years – growing from a small start-up with just two staff to a bustling hair and beauty …
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Events: Laura Buchanan launches Shelf Life! art exhibition 1 month ago

Events: Laura Buchanan launches Shelf Life! art exhibition

Ramelton creative Laura Buchanan officially launched her first solo art exhibition last night, which weaves retro retail inspiration with modern prints and collages for a bright celebration of the past.

Shelf Life!, at …
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Laura Buchanan steps back in time for first solo art exhibition 1 month ago

Laura Buchanan steps back in time for first solo art exhibition

The Ramelton woman will officially open Shelf Life!, her first solo exhibition, in the Regional Cultural Centre on Thursday 9th May at 7pm.

Inspired by her childhood growing up in a …
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Remembering Kathleen: Charity dance marks first anniversary of Donegal mum’s passing 1 month ago

Remembering Kathleen: Charity dance marks first anniversary of Donegal mum’s passing

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Kathleen Lynch (née Coyle) from St Johnston, formerly of Cranford, passed away in May 2018 at the age of 53. She is sadly missed by her husband Joe, son Colm, daughter …
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Events: Businesswomen shine on the big screen at the ‘She Owns It!’ premiere 2 months ago

Events: Businesswomen shine on the big screen at the ‘She Owns It!’ premiere

Empowerment, energy, quality, authenticity and style – these are just some of the words that five Donegal women in business associate with themselves.

And an empowering energy filled the Ballroom …
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Events: Beauty fans take ‘note’ at LMD Masterclass 2 months ago

Events: Beauty fans take ‘note’ at LMD Masterclass

Louise ‘LMD’ McDonnell gave an expert masterclass at a sold out event hosted by Magees Pharmacy on 10th April.

Over 200 beauty fans flocked to McGettigan’s Hotel to hear Louise’s …
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Women’s Inspire Donegal: Stand-out moments of inspiration 2 months ago

Women’s Inspire Donegal: Stand-out moments of inspiration

The Women’s Inspire Network came to town on Wednesday last for a jam-packed day of advice, stories and inspiration for women in business.

With around 180 attendees, 20 speakers and …
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Events: Catherine’s ABBA night raises a super €3,000 for street children 2 months ago

Events: Catherine’s ABBA night raises a super €3,000 for street children

Journalist Catherine Devine is taking a career break this summer to visit Calcutta and work with the Hope Foundation. She plans to do public relations with the Irish charity and …
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Events: Women’s Inspire sets a trend in Donegal 2 months ago

Events: Women’s Inspire sets a trend in Donegal

The global network for enterprising women brought a top line-up of speakers to Harvey’s Point for a day of inspiration and knowledge sharing.

Hosted by the Tweeting Goddess Samantha Kelly …
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Call in for a cuppa at the Little Angels coffee morning! 3 months ago

Call in for a cuppa at the Little Angels coffee morning!

All are welcome to come and enjoy a fantastic spread of food in aid of three worthy local causes.

The event, running from 10.30am – 2pm, will support the three …
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Events: Hoteliers celebrate in style at the Donegal IHF Ball 3 months ago

Events: Hoteliers celebrate in style at the Donegal IHF Ball

The annual event is a glamourous celebration of the local hospitality industry and a chance for friends, colleagues and industry figures to catch up and look forward to the year …
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Events: Gabrielle’s glamourous ball is a great success! 3 months ago

Events: Gabrielle’s glamourous ball is a great success!

Glitz and glam, generosity and great craic was the order of the night when Donegal social diarist Gabrielle McMonagle hosted her 10th fundraising ball last weekend.

Over 400 people flocked …
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Colour Me Calm: How Maeve inspires meditation through art 3 months ago

Colour Me Calm: How Maeve inspires meditation through art

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This Sunday will see Wholegreen on Church Lane in Letterkenny host an event with a difference called ‘Creative Meditation’.

Letterkenny woman and psychotherapist Maeve Peoples will be hosting this unique …
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Everything we’re looking forward to learning at Women’s Inspire Donegal 3 months ago

Everything we’re looking forward to learning at Women’s Inspire Donegal

Business owners and marketing mavens are in for a treat when the Women’s Inspire Network Spring Seminar makes its way to Donegal on April 10th.

Set in Harvey’s Point, the conference …
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Events: The She Said Club celebrates self-care at the Shandon 3 months ago

Events: The She Said Club celebrates self-care at the Shandon

The She Said Club podcast sisterhood visited the Shandon Hotel on Saturday 9th March to celebrate theme of “Nourish to Flourish”. Health, mental wellness and business were big topics of …
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Events: Dublin fash pack savours Donegal style 3 months ago

Events: Dublin fash pack savours Donegal style

Magee 1866 tweed and Lough Eske Castle hotel joined forces for a night of Donegal-centric style in the company of leading names in Irish fashion.

The event took place on …
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‘We need change’ – Women’s Day event to examine balance in local politics 4 months ago

‘We need change’ – Women’s Day event to examine balance in local politics

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This year’s International Women’s Day Theme is ‘Balance for Better’. It is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world.

On Thursday 7th March in Letterkenny Library …
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Christina creates a blissful retreat to set us on a path to wellness 4 months ago

Christina creates a blissful retreat to set us on a path to wellness

Ahead of the Live Well: Reset Me retreat at the Shandon Hotel this March, co-ordinator Christina Murray-McEleney tells us how self-care is the key to coping in this stressful world:


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Events: Sally Murphy shares the art of storytelling 4 months ago

Events: Sally Murphy shares the art of storytelling

What’s your story?

That’s the question communications consultant Sally Murphy challenged local women in business to answer at today’s meet-up.

As the founder of Murphy Communication, Sally is a creative …
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Events: A healthy morning in the Salt Caves at Pontemed Clinic 4 months ago

Events: A healthy morning in the Salt Caves at Pontemed Clinic

The Pontemed health clinic in Letterkenny opened its doors on Tuesday 12th February for a ‘Women’s Health’ morning full of talks, demonstrations and informative insights into their specialised services.

Pontemed …
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Events: Love is in the air at ‘The Woods’ Wedding Fayre 4 months ago

Events: Love is in the air at ‘The Woods’ Wedding Fayre

The weekend before Valentine’s was the perfect opportunity for Mulroy Woods to share the love by hosting a beautiful wedding fayre.

The Milford hotel has undergone a revival in the …
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She Said Club reveal new line-up for Women’s Day event in Donegal 5 months ago

She Said Club reveal new line-up for Women’s Day event in Donegal

The She Said Club has announced a revamped line-up for the ‘Nourish to Flourish’ conference for women on Saturday 9th March 2019.

The stunning Shandon Hotel is the venue for this …
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Events: A celebratory year begins for Donegal Women in Business 5 months ago

Events: A celebratory year begins for Donegal Women in Business

Twenty years ago, local women in enterprise gained a group that they could belong to, gain support from and contribute to in their own unique way.

The voluntary non-profit network …
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The Women’s Inspire Donegal line-up is revealed! 5 months ago

The Women’s Inspire Donegal line-up is revealed!

The Women’s Inspire Network is coming to Donegal on 10th April for one of the biggest business events of the year.

Set in Harvey’s Point, this one-day ‘Overcoming Challenges’ event will bring …
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Donegal Women in Business Network prepare to celebrate 20th anniversary 5 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network prepare to celebrate 20th anniversary

Donegal Women in Business Network are marking a milestone year in 2019, celebrating 20 years of success for the voluntary, not-for-profit, peer-support group for local women.

The DWBN 20th anniversary celebrations …
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The She Said Club is coming to Donegal! 6 months ago

The She Said Club is coming to Donegal!

UPDATE: The She Said Club ‘Nourish to Flourish’ has been rescheduled to Saturday, 9th March 2019.

What’s the She Said Club you ask?

It’s a relaxing and fun event full …
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Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity! 6 months ago

Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity!

The annual event brings local parents and children together for a family day out in aid of a great cause.

This year’s party raised €1,100 for The Belarus Orphanage Appeal. …
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Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party returns! 6 months ago

Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party returns!

The countdown is on to the Letterkenny Babies big Christmas party this Sunday, 9th December.

The popular parents’ Facebook page is throwing another festive fundraiser, this time in aid of …
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#RushetoRaise Christmas movie day raises €2,200 for charity 7 months ago

#RushetoRaise Christmas movie day raises €2,200 for charity

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More than 200 people attended last Sunday’s special screening of Santa Claus: The Movie at Century Cinemas Letterkenny, hosted by local parents Emmet and Maria Rushe.

Guests turned up in their Christmas jumpers …
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‘My happy place is a bride’s house on her wedding morning’ 7 months ago

‘My happy place is a bride’s house on her wedding morning’

As the founder of TeamBride.ie, Carina Monteith from Lifford is a personal assistant for local brides on their wedding day.

She has spent over 10 years in the bridal world, …
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DonegalWoman.ie and Women’s Inspire join forces for national conference 7 months ago

DonegalWoman.ie and Women’s Inspire join forces for national conference

The global online Women’s Inspire Network have set their sights on Donegal for their sixth annual conference.

On April 10th 2019, women in business, WIN members and non-members will …
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Families affected by baby loss invited to Christmas craft workshop 7 months ago

Families affected by baby loss invited to Christmas craft workshop

Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) is hosting a Christmas craft workshop for families in Donegal who have experienced the loss of a baby.

The event on 3rd December …
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Volunteers going bald for little Lucy’s cancer battle 7 months ago

Volunteers going bald for little Lucy’s cancer battle

Some eager volunteers are enjoying their last few days of having hair before they shave (and some wax!) it all off for a great cause.

The ‘Big Shave for Lucy’ …
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Tickets launch for NW Simon Women’s Little Christmas Ladies Lunch 7 months ago

Tickets launch for NW Simon Women’s Little Christmas Ladies Lunch

The fifth Women’s Little Christmas Black Dress Ladies Lunch has been announced for Sun 6th Jan 2019 in the beautiful setting of Kilronan Castle, Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon.

The fun and …
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Events: Stars come out for Letterkenny Shopping Centre fashion show 7 months ago

Events: Stars come out for Letterkenny Shopping Centre fashion show

The Welcome Winter fashion show in the Clanree Hotel Letterkenny was a sparkling occasion of music, style and bubbles all for a great cause.

The event was organised by the …
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Comedy, fashion and beauty combine for this Ladies Night in Stranorlar 8 months ago

Comedy, fashion and beauty combine for this Ladies Night in Stranorlar

St Mary’s NS and The Parents Association present a Ladies Night Out in Kee’s Hotel to celebrate 60 years in Stranorlar.

The night is guaranteed to have lots of laughs with special …
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This ‘Welcome Winter’ fashion show sounds very cool! 8 months ago

This ‘Welcome Winter’ fashion show sounds very cool!

Donegal fashion fans will be getting a glimpse of the very best winter and Christmas fashion at an upcoming charity fashion show.

The ‘Welcome Winter’ showcase, hosted by Letterkenny Shopping Centre, …
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Andrea Gilligan announced as celebrity guest of Breast Cancer Ball 8 months ago

Andrea Gilligan announced as celebrity guest of Breast Cancer Ball

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Donegal broadcaster Andrea Gilligan has been named as this year’s celebrity guest at the North West Breast Cancer Ball.

The Ballyshannon native is the host of daily news programme ‘Breakfast Briefing’ and …
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‘We are the lucky ones’ – Orla and Jackie think pink at McElhinneys 8 months ago

‘We are the lucky ones’ – Orla and Jackie think pink at McElhinneys

Orla Maguire and Jackie McGavigan were the special guests at an afternoon tea fundraiser at the Ballybofey department store on Wednesday 24th October.

Both women had overcome at different stages …
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