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Breast cancer fundraising teams worry about support during Storm Lorenzo 4 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 4 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 4 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? 4 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 4 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 4 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.

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Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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! 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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! 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Hopes turn into reality as Sonya Hamilton plans specialist treatment in Germany 4 months ago

Hopes turn into reality as Sonya Hamilton plans specialist treatment in Germany

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Ballybofey mum Sonya Hamilton’s hopes for specialist cancer treatment have become a reality thanks to the amazing generosity of her local community.

The 35-year-old mum of five is planning to …
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Friends of Lucy hit the road for fundraising Tractor Run 4 months ago

Friends of Lucy hit the road for fundraising Tractor Run

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A great spectacle of tractors hit the road last Saturday to support Castlederg girl Lucy McGeehan in her cancer treatment.

Lucy, aged 6, was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma last year – …
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RTE Nationwide visits Donegal to meet inspirational schoolgirl Lucy 4 months ago

RTE Nationwide visits Donegal to meet inspirational schoolgirl Lucy

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Brave Donegal girl Lucy Gallagher is to appear on RTE’s Nationwide this evening.

Lucy, from Maghery, is the only person in Ireland to have a rare genetic skin condition called …
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J’Style’s Fashion Night Out raises a fantastic €1,760 5 months ago

J’Style’s Fashion Night Out raises a fantastic €1,760

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Letterkenny’s Jae Sook Lee has proudly presented the proceeds of her charity fashion night to Donegal Down Syndrome.

Jae, who is a fashion blogger at J’Style, hosted a successful style …
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Events: Donegal’s breast fundraiser ever! 5 months ago

Events: Donegal’s breast fundraiser ever!

If you were anywhere near the Big White Bay beach at Shroove on Friday night, you could have seen a lot more than expected.

That’s because 300 brave women were …
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Summer Shape Up 2019 comes to an exciting conclusion 5 months ago

Summer Shape Up 2019 comes to an exciting conclusion

Letterkenny man Bryan Margey has won a €1,000 holiday after making an outstanding effort in the 2019 Rushe Fitness Summer Shape Up Challenge.

The ever-popular Summer Shape Up is Letterkenny’s …
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Donegal poet among first Markievicz Award winners 5 months ago

Donegal poet among first Markievicz Award winners

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Donegal writer and poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin has been announced as one of the first recipients of the new Markievicz Award.

The award is a new bursary scheme for artists launched to commemorate …
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Over 300 women ‘nipping’ down to a secret beach this Friday 5 months ago

Over 300 women ‘nipping’ down to a secret beach this Friday

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Over 300 women are expected to brave the waters of a secret Inishowen beach this Friday night in aid of three cancer charities.

The location is being kept under wraps, …
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Samara is our very own bake-off queen! 5 months ago

Samara is our very own bake-off queen!

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Samara Ward from Inver is hoping for a slice of success as she bakes her way to the National Brown Bread Baking Competition final this month.

The Donegal woman qualified to the …
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Here comes the bride! Smile for Jasmine Mock Wedding just weeks away 5 months ago

Here comes the bride! Smile for Jasmine Mock Wedding just weeks away

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The countdown is on to a marvellous Mock Wedding taking place in Castlefin this September.

The unique fundraiser is taking place on 21st September in aid of the Smile for …
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Donegal Rose set for the stage this Tuesday 5 months ago

Donegal Rose set for the stage this Tuesday

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Donegal Rose Chloe Kennedy will have her moment to shine on stage in the Rose of Tralee finale this Tuesday night.

The running order has listed Chloe as one of …
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A Taste of Donegal Food Festival to tickle your tastebuds this weekend 5 months ago

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival to tickle your tastebuds this weekend

The tents are up, the exhibitors are on their way and the chefs are stocking up on ingredients -it’s almost time for the launch of A Taste of Donegal Food …
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33 million people caught the buzz of #LoveDonegal Day 5 months ago

33 million people caught the buzz of #LoveDonegal Day

Twitter was abuzz with all things Donegal on Wednesday 14th of August as the #LoveDonegal day campaign reached worldwide audiences.

People from home and abroad embraced the trend and flooded …
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Full line-up announced for Donegal Women in Business Network Conference 5 months ago

Full line-up announced for Donegal Women in Business Network Conference

The Donegal Women in Business Network has unveiled the full line-up of speakers and panellists for their 20th anniversary conference this October 1st.

Taking place in Lough Eske Castle, this …
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Events: J’Style’s fabulous fashion fundraiser 5 months ago

Events: J’Style’s fabulous fashion fundraiser

Letterkenny fashionista Jae Sook Lee brought her super style influence to the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday for a fabulous ladies night out.

Jae, who runs the J’Style blog, was …
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Twin Towns community stepping up for Sonya 5 months ago

Twin Towns community stepping up for Sonya

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The community of Ballybofey and Stranorlar will be taking to the streets for a worthy cause this Friday evening.

The Igloo and Patton Frozen Foods store is hosting a family …
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Ann Marie Bourke elected Mayor of Killybegs 5 months ago

Ann Marie Bourke elected Mayor of Killybegs

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There’s a new Mayor in town in Killybegs, and it’s well-known community worker Ann Marie Bourke.

Ann Marie was successfully elected to the honorary role at last weekend’s Killybegs Summer …
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‘No family should feel the pain of losing someone far too soon’ 5 months ago

‘No family should feel the pain of losing someone far too soon’

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The heartbroken mother of a young Donegal man who died from alcohol poisoning is appealing to young people to remember that nights out can be deadly.

Liam McGlinchey from Buncrana was …
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Events: A sweet Saturday at Miss Donegal’s charity tea party 5 months ago

Events: A sweet Saturday at Miss Donegal’s charity tea party

A warm welcome and a sweet treat awaited everyone who arrived at The Cove Lodge B&B in Donegal Town for the event this Saturday afternoon.

The fundraiser was organised in …
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Jack from Love Island hoping to reunite Donegal woman with her passport 5 months ago

Jack from Love Island hoping to reunite Donegal woman with her passport

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Love Island 2018 winner Jack Fincham is calling on the internet to help him find a young Donegal woman so he can reunite her with her passport.

The reality star …
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What do you love about Donegal? Tell the world on #LoveDonegal Day 5 months ago

What do you love about Donegal? Tell the world on #LoveDonegal Day

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There’s so much to love about life up here, isn’t it only right that we get a designated day to rave about it?

The team behind Donegal Connect have declared this …
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Kids are getting their own mini Donegal Food Festival this year 6 months ago

Kids are getting their own mini Donegal Food Festival this year

Children will have their own fun foodie space when the popular Food Festival returns to the Donegal Town Pier from 23rd-25th August.

A full programme has been revealed for the …
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Events: ‘Mind Yourself’ puts women’s wellness centre stage 6 months ago

Events: ‘Mind Yourself’ puts women’s wellness centre stage

The Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny became a hub of inspiration, sharing and fun last night as over 130 women gathered for the ‘Mind Yourself’ charity wellness event.

Mental health, …
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Fourteen Marys, One Crown: Who will be the 2019 Mary from Dungloe? 6 months ago

Fourteen Marys, One Crown: Who will be the 2019 Mary from Dungloe?

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It’s that time of year again – when Dungloe becomes an exciting hub of activity for the Mary from Dungloe Festival.

This year’s festival has had a makeover and become …
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Donegal Rapeseed Oil charity cookbook raises €6,000 for three worthy causes 6 months ago

Donegal Rapeseed Oil charity cookbook raises €6,000 for three worthy causes

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A charity cookbook by Donegal Rapeseed Oil has raised €6,000 for three charities with local links.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Good and New Cancer Bus and Shalom Conflict Center …
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Hundreds of brave Donegal women to ‘strip and dip’ for breast cancer! 6 months ago

Hundreds of brave Donegal women to ‘strip and dip’ for breast cancer!

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Plans for a topless swim by Donegal women as part of a cancer fundraiser have caught the imagination with more than 200 brave souls already signed up.

The swim, which …
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Big-hearted Donegal man inspired to make a difference for people with dementia 6 months ago

Big-hearted Donegal man inspired to make a difference for people with dementia

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Over the past two years, Killygordan’s John Devine has been inspired by his mother to fundraise for local Alzheimer’s services. He’s back again this August, with help from friends, with …
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Events: A Taste of Donegal 2019 to be the best yet! 6 months ago

Events: A Taste of Donegal 2019 to be the best yet!

Some brand new extras have been announced for A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2019, which will take over the Donegal Town Pier in just one month’s time.

Taking place …
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Events: Colourful fun in memory of a vibrant young Donegal woman 6 months ago

Events: Colourful fun in memory of a vibrant young Donegal woman

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Clouds of colour filled the air in Ballybofey yesterday afternoon as crowds took part in the third annual Kym’s Kolour Fun Run.

A rainbow of runners streamed through the streets …
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Pioneering Garda Kelly honoured among Ireland’s first female recruits 6 months ago

Pioneering Garda Kelly honoured among Ireland’s first female recruits

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Veteran Garda Kathleen Kelly (nee McFadden) from Gaoth Dobhair was one of the first 12 females to join An Garda Síochána 60 years ago this week.

In July 1959, following …
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‘If this event helps just one person then it’s job done’ 7 months ago

‘If this event helps just one person then it’s job done’

A local Letterkenny woman has organised an enjoyable and education evening out for everyone to focus on wellbeing this August.

The ‘Mind Yourself – Women’s Wellness’ event will be held …
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