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Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity! 6 days 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! 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

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

By  •  Events, News

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’ 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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! 2 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 2 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 2 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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Events: Donegal celebrates National Women in Enterprise Day in style 2 months ago

Events: Donegal celebrates National Women in Enterprise Day in style

Donegal needs more female entrepreneurs and the female-led businesses already in the county need to be encouraged to act locally but to grow globally – that was one of the …
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Orla reminds Donegal women to ‘Think Pink’ this October 2 months ago

Orla reminds Donegal women to ‘Think Pink’ this October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and McElhinneys are spending this important time of year raising awareness and much needed funds for Cancer Care West.

The Ballybofey Department Store has …
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Events: Donegal Town Women’s Group celebrate 3rd birthday 2 months ago

Events: Donegal Town Women’s Group celebrate 3rd birthday

Countless cups of tea have been brewed by DTWG members since 2015, when an inclusive group was formed for the women of Donegal Town and surrounding areas.

The women have …
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Events: A special screening of new TV series ‘An Shandon’ 2 months ago

Events: A special screening of new TV series ‘An Shandon’

The Shandon Hotel & Spa hosted a glamorous premiere party this week to launch a new TV series – only the staff were the stars for the show!

An exclusive …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business learn to tap into video 3 months ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business learn to tap into video

We’ve been hearing how video is the future of social media communication for years now, but creating good videos and sharing them effectively is a highly sought-after skill.

Up …
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Sparkling NW Breast Cancer Ball launched for 2018 3 months ago

Sparkling NW Breast Cancer Ball launched for 2018

Tickets are set to be released soon for the North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball on November 30th in the Silver Tassie Hotel.

With last year’s glamorous fundraiser being sell-out …
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Events: Celebrating six years at Sculpt’s Big Birthday Bash 3 months ago

Events: Celebrating six years at Sculpt’s Big Birthday Bash

Pink bubbly, sweet treats and discounts galore were shared with guests for the Sculpt Birthday Bash tonight to mark a special birthday for the store. There was a great party …
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The Story of Sculpt: Six years at the top of the Irish beauty scene 3 months ago

The Story of Sculpt: Six years at the top of the Irish beauty scene

Sculpt Cosmetics in Letterkenny are preparing to mark a special occasion with a beauty party in Letterkenny this Thursday 6th September – and everyone is invited.

The team is celebrating …
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Events: Celebrations as holiday getaways are won at Rushe Fitness party 3 months ago

Events: Celebrations as holiday getaways are won at Rushe Fitness party

The fitness community has been challenging themselves to achieve new goals all summer as part of the Summer Shape Up contest. Now in its second year, the challenge is a …
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There’s a pawsome puppy party in Letterkenny this Saturday 4 months ago

There’s a pawsome puppy party in Letterkenny this Saturday

Dogs from all over Donegal (and their owners!) are invited to an exciting charity Dog Show at Castle Grove Country House Hotel this weekend. 

The expansive lawns of this Letterkenny …
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Events: Letterkenny goes glam for the G&G Summit 4 months ago

Events: Letterkenny goes glam for the G&G Summit

The women of Letterkenny pulled out all the stops to get glammed up for the G&G Summit on Friday 17th August – making it one of the most stylish events …
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In Pictures: Grainne and family celebrate Miss Universe Ireland victory 5 months ago

In Pictures: Grainne and family celebrate Miss Universe Ireland victory

The Buncrana nurse (23) cried many happy tears last night after judges selected her to become Ireland’s Miss Universe pageant representative for 2018.

Grainne walked away with a stunning emerald crown …
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Events: Stage stars sing on special night with Daniel O’Donnell 5 months ago

Events: Stage stars sing on special night with Daniel O’Donnell

Over 100 people of all ages took to the stage in An Grianan Theatre with none other than international singing legend Daniel O’Donnell for their first ever performance in …
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Events: A sneak peek at ‘S by Sloggi’ lingerie in McElhinneys 5 months ago

Events: A sneak peek at ‘S by Sloggi’ lingerie in McElhinneys

Sloggi is a well-known brand in the McElhinneys lingerie department, but S by Sloggi is a special new underwear range that blends comfort with sleek and sophisticated design.

As McElhinneys are …
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Oakfield Park to be the perfect backdrop for a theatrical spectacle 5 months ago

Oakfield Park to be the perfect backdrop for a theatrical spectacle

Chapterhouse Theatre are set to present an exciting summer theatre staging of Robin Hood and his Merry Men at Oakfield Park. 

The open-air event takes place in the gardens of Oakfield Park …
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Events: An Arabian night under the stars at Ballyliffin 5 months ago

Events: An Arabian night under the stars at Ballyliffin

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Dubai Duty Free, the title sponsor of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted a spectacular party in the private gardens of the Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel on the Friday night …
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This Donegal beach day sounds ‘seally’ good! 6 months ago

This Donegal beach day sounds ‘seally’ good!

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A sunny family fun day will be held at Rossnowlagh this Sunday July 8th, with seal rescue training, a beach clean up and a spectacular seal release.

All three events …
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Fun in the sun forecast for Oakfield Park’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic 6 months 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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Donegal is GINegal for the Irish Gin & Tonic Fest 6 months ago

Donegal is GINegal for the Irish Gin & Tonic Fest

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The Irish Gin & Tonic Fest is in full swing this week – just in time for sparkling sundowners.

The third annual festival for ginthusiasts is running in Donegal bars …
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Events: New DWBN hotdesk is open for business 6 months ago

Events: New DWBN hotdesk is open for business

The DWBN organisation for entrepreneurial women in Donegal has opened an AIB-sponsored working space for the use of members in the CoLab in Letterkenny.

The hotdesk in the CoLab co-working …
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Memory of local mother kept the hearts of a community 6 months ago

Memory of local mother kept the hearts of a community

By  •  Events, Sport

The Ray Community Group in partnership with Donegal Sports Partnership are hosting an end of season Men and Women on the Move 5K at Ray Community Centre in memory of …
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Events: A perfect storm at the LYIT design show 6 months ago

Events: A perfect storm at the LYIT design show

By  •  Events, Style

Students from the LYIT Department of Design & Creative Media courses took the opportunity to display work from the 2017/2018 academic year at a dynamic show in the Regional Cultural Centre …
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Happy Days! This hairdresser’s charity day is a real weekend treat 6 months ago

Happy Days! This hairdresser’s charity day is a real weekend treat

This Saturday 9th June, Anne and her team are offering all services blow drys, nails and makeup free of charge in lieu of donations to two fantastic causes.

All proceeds …
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Events: Sporting super styles at the St. Eunan’s Minor Girls Fashion Show 6 months ago

Events: Sporting super styles at the St. Eunan’s Minor Girls Fashion Show

By  •  Events, Style

The Mount Errigal Hotel was the beautiful sparkling setting for the St. Eunan’s Minor Girls fundraiser last Thursday evening.

Some of Letterkenny’s best boutiques showcased their top styles for summer, …
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Popular Teddy Bear’s Picnic returns to Oakfield Park 7 months ago

Popular Teddy Bear’s Picnic returns to Oakfield Park

Oakfield Park is now open seven days a week from 11am – 6pm and one of its most popular summer events, the Teddy Bear’s Picnic returns to the park on …
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Excitement builds for Buncrana’s big Lip Sync Battle 7 months ago

Excitement builds for Buncrana’s big Lip Sync Battle

The battle of music and impersonations is set to be an unmissable event on the 3rd of June in the Plaza Buncrana.

Twelve brave performers and the committee members …
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Fabulous fashion show to be held in Letterkenny 7 months ago

Fabulous fashion show to be held in Letterkenny

The professionally-run event is a fundraiser for the St Eunan’s Minor Girls footballers. They are representing Donegal and Ireland at the Continental Youth Championships in August.

And the latest fashions …
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Events: Farming women trade stories of work, wellness and personal tragedies 7 months ago

Events: Farming women trade stories of work, wellness and personal tragedies

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An excellent mix of essential information, humour and poignant messages by speakers were shared on Thursday 24th May at the North West Women in Farming meeting, organised by Hannah McNelis, hosted …
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Forum plans to bring the feel-good factor to Finn Valley 7 months ago

Forum plans to bring the feel-good factor to Finn Valley

There will be something for everyone when Finn Valley Community Health Forum (FVCHF) host their 2nd Annual ‘Health and Wellbeing Event’ on Thursday 14 June.

Everyone is welcome to attend …
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Stunning Sophie is crowned as Miss Donegal 2018 7 months ago

Stunning Sophie is crowned as Miss Donegal 2018

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Loreto Letterkenny student and part-time Barista Sophie Devlin will follow in the footsteps of Buncrana model Lauren McDonagh and go forward to compete in the Miss Ireland pageant.

Nine young …
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Events: Making businesses bloom at the DWBN garden party 7 months ago

Events: Making businesses bloom at the DWBN garden party

The Donegal Women in Business Network had a warm welcome for new visitors from Northern Ireland at today’s cross-border afternoon tea event at Dunmore Gardens, Carrigans.

The beautiful country house, …
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Competition: Win tickets to Voodoo’s all-female comedy night! 7 months ago

Competition: Win tickets to Voodoo’s all-female comedy night!

Voodoo Venue Letterkenny, Donegal’s Number One comedy club, have lined up three hilarious Irish stand-up comedians in a week where a good laugh is very welcome.

This Thursday May 24th …
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Events: Creating couture from clutter at Trash ‘N’ Fashion 7 months ago

Events: Creating couture from clutter at Trash ‘N’ Fashion

The show on Thursday 17th May was a stylish success, with students from Donegal and Sligo joining the local fundraiser that sees creative young designers turn trash into wearable art.


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Loreto’s Little Princesses part with their hair for charity 7 months ago

Loreto’s Little Princesses part with their hair for charity

The Transition Year students at Loreto Letterkenny gathered in their school gym today for a brave and kind-hearted charity event. There was much excitement in the gym as it was transformed …
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Events: Top Donegal creatives host celebratory showcase 7 months ago

Events: Top Donegal creatives host celebratory showcase

Ten talented designers and makers have this week celebrated many achievements on their final day of training with Creative Coast Donegal and the Design and Craft Council of Ireland (DCCI).


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Meet ‘The Outstanding Young People’ making their mark in Donegal in 2018 7 months ago

Meet ‘The Outstanding Young People’ making their mark in Donegal in 2018

The JCI Donegal Outstanding Young Person Awards 2018 brought together leaders in the business, community and cultural sectors who have made remarkable achievements.

The awards served to recognise individuals …
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Events: Mammies, babies and wellness on Baby Bump Day 7 months ago

Events: Mammies, babies and wellness on Baby Bump Day

Saturday’s Baby Bump Painting Event at New Beginnings was a wonderful afternoon for local mums and mums-to-be to celebrate themselves and their next big step in life. 

There was a …
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