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American family hopes to find long lost relatives in Donegal 2 months ago

American family hopes to find long lost relatives in Donegal

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A family in America have launched a search to find their long-lost relatives ahead of a trip to South Donegal this year.

The Devers, (originally Diver), have traced their family …
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Sinéad Stewart aims to make women’s voices heard in local council 2 months ago

Sinéad Stewart aims to make women’s voices heard in local council

Inishowen native Sinéad Stewart has announced that she will be running for election this May.

Stewart, who is from Burnfoot and lives in Buncrana, has been endorsed by Thomas Pringle …
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Donegal parents warned about horrifying ‘suicide game’ 2 months ago

Donegal parents warned about horrifying ‘suicide game’

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Gardai have issued a warning over a ‘game’ on social media which challenges people to self-harm.

The game is called ‘Momo’ and targets both children and vulnerable people via Facebook …
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Christina creates a blissful retreat to set us on a path to wellness 2 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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Donegal woman inspires hometown to help combat period poverty 2 months ago

Donegal woman inspires hometown to help combat period poverty

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Period poverty is a silent struggle that many women are forced to deal with every month.

It may be something that is often taken for granted, but the expense of …
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Events: Sally Murphy shares the art of storytelling 2 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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Patrick Gildea Hairdressing lead the way with suicide awareness training 2 months ago

Patrick Gildea Hairdressing lead the way with suicide awareness training

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The team at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing are no strangers to self-development and educational training, however they took it one step further last week and participated in the SafeTALK alertness training …
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Myrtle and Alan’s Chernobyl collection breaks records! 2 months ago

Myrtle and Alan’s Chernobyl collection breaks records!

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Ramelton couple Myrtle and Alan Doherty have pulled off another hugely successful charity drive in aid of the Vesnova children’s orphanage in Belarus.

The appeal, now its eighth year, focused on …
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Don’t be a fool for love: Gardaí issue warning over online dating 2 months ago

Don’t be a fool for love: Gardaí issue warning over online dating

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Valentine’s Day may be all about love, but gardaí are taking a hard line against romance scams today.

An increased number of Irish people have fallen victim to money grabbing …
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Events: A healthy morning in the Salt Caves at Pontemed Clinic 2 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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Former Rose of Tralee eyes seat in European Parliament 2 months ago

Former Rose of Tralee eyes seat in European Parliament

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Businesswoman and former Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh has confirmed she is seeking the Fine Gael nomination to contest the European elections in the Midlands/North-West Constituency.

Maria (31), who …
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Events: Love is in the air at ‘The Woods’ Wedding Fayre 2 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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Volunteers sought to help the Irish Cancer Society in Donegal 2 months ago

Volunteers sought to help the Irish Cancer Society in Donegal

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The Irish Cancer Society is looking for new volunteers to help out at its Daffodil Centre in Letterkenny Hospital.

The Daffodil Centre is a walk-in cancer information centre for cancer …
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Happy helpers needed for Myrtle and Alan’s Belarus Appeal 3 months ago

Happy helpers needed for Myrtle and Alan’s Belarus Appeal

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Myrtle and Alan Doherty are known for their annual charity collection in aid of children and adults in orphanages in Belarus – an area affected by the Chernobyl disaster.

The …
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Storm Erik: Status Orange warning issued for Donegal 3 months ago

Storm Erik: Status Orange warning issued for Donegal

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Met Éireann has upgraded its wind warning to the second most serious alert – orange.

The national weather forecaster announced the increased status orange wind warning for three counties – …
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Courageous Caitlín hits the road in memory of beloved grandad 3 months ago

Courageous Caitlín hits the road in memory of beloved grandad

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Caitlín Mc Gonigle, aged 17, will undertake a 280km charity tractor run from Dublin to Mayo this April 19th while keeping memories of her grandad Paddy Duffy close to her …
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Ciara Doherty’s husband applauds ‘incredible’ nurses following birth of baby girl 3 months ago

Ciara Doherty’s husband applauds ‘incredible’ nurses following birth of baby girl

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Presenter and reporter Ciara Doherty from Letterkenny gave birth to a healthy baby girl, weighing 7lbs, in National Maternity Hospital on Monday.

Experiencing the birth of their first child during …
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Here’s where Donegal’s winning EuroMillions Plus ticket was sold 3 months ago

Here’s where Donegal’s winning EuroMillions Plus ticket was sold

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There was a lot of excitement last night when it emerged that the EuroMillions Plus jackpot of €500,000 was won by a player in Donegal.

We can reveal that the winning ticket …
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A Donegal person has just won HALF A MILLION in EuroMillions Plus! 3 months ago

A Donegal person has just won HALF A MILLION in EuroMillions Plus!

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Feeling lucky? It’s time to check those lotto tickets.

The National Lottery has revealed that one lucky player in Donegal has matched all five Euromillions Plus numbers tonight and it’s …
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How Aine and her team pave the way for better Donegal roads 3 months ago

How Aine and her team pave the way for better Donegal roads

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The people of Donegal have been seeing major roadworks in all parts of the county recently. But did you know they are the culmination of years of work to improve …
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Incredible charity donations presented in memory of Sammy and Tory Johnston 3 months ago

Incredible charity donations presented in memory of Sammy and Tory Johnston

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The Johnston family ball in honour of the late Sammy and Tory Johnston has been hailed as a huge success.

Tory Johnston was 17-years-old when she passed away in 2015. Her …
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Engagement ring lost in Donegal – can you help? 3 months ago

Engagement ring lost in Donegal – can you help?

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A woman has issued a plea after losing her engagement ring in Dungloe.

Karen Meehan lost her ring (pictured below) on the Main Street in Dungloe on Sunday night close …
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‘One simple favour’ – remembering Danielle’s kindness on her 30th birthday 3 months ago

‘One simple favour’ – remembering Danielle’s kindness on her 30th birthday

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Danielle was 28 years old when she was murdered while backpacking in Goa, India in March 2017. Her family continues to fight for justice.

The popular Buncrana native would have …
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She Said Club reveal new line-up for Women’s Day event in Donegal 3 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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Tributes paid to popular young men killed in Donegal crash 3 months ago

Tributes paid to popular young men killed in Donegal crash

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A dark cloud has descended on the community of Gaoth Dobhair and beyond following a horrific accident on Sunday night.

Gardai have this evening released pictures of the four friends …
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Five day snow-ice warning issued ahead of cold snap 3 months ago

Five day snow-ice warning issued ahead of cold snap

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Temperatures are set to dip on Tuesday to bring freezing conditions and wintry weather to the county for the rest of the week.

Snow accumulations are expected in Donegal over the …
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Events: A celebratory year begins for Donegal Women in Business 3 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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Warm welcome for the Butterfly Bereavement Room at LUH 3 months ago

Warm welcome for the Butterfly Bereavement Room at LUH

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A new bereavement room was recently opened in the LUH Maternity Unit called the Butterfly Room, taking inspiration from Féileacáin, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland.

Kind donations …
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Brilliant Bernie is named a Global Hero of Hope 3 months ago

Brilliant Bernie is named a Global Hero of Hope

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An inspirational Donegal woman has been named as a ‘Global Hero of Hope’ by Relay for Life. 

Bernie Gallagher, from the Rosses, is one of the founding members of Relay …
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Young entrepreneur Katie triumphs in Irish Women’s Awards 3 months ago

Young entrepreneur Katie triumphs in Irish Women’s Awards

The 18-year-old was named as Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the inaugural Irish Women’s Awards 2019 last night.

Weather warning: Donegal set for freezing conditions and snow 3 months ago

Weather warning: Donegal set for freezing conditions and snow

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People are being warned to take care this Monday night and Tuesday daytime due to snow and ice. Slippery conditions are expected with the overnight accumulation of ice and snow …
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Woman denied abortion for fatal foetal abnormality, Dáil told 3 months ago

Woman denied abortion for fatal foetal abnormality, Dáil told

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A woman in Ireland who is carrying a baby with a fatal foetal abnormality has been refused a termination, the Dáil was told today.

The issue sparked heated debate when raised …
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The Women’s Inspire Donegal line-up is revealed! 3 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 3 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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Lucky Annmarie wins an amazing €52,000 on Winning Streak! 3 months ago

Lucky Annmarie wins an amazing €52,000 on Winning Streak!

Donegal-based businesswoman Annmarie Doherty had a very fortunate start to her year after winning a whopping €52,000 on RTE’s Winning Streak.

Getting to spin the famous wheel never came into the …
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New Year wardrobe clear-out? Why not donate to this Syrian clothing appeal 3 months ago

New Year wardrobe clear-out? Why not donate to this Syrian clothing appeal

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The Letterkenny Islamic Association and the Donegal Intercultural Platform are carrying out another clothing appeal to help Syrian refugees in refugee camps.

The last date for drop off is the …
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Hero teacher Dawn Croke to be laid to rest today 3 months ago

Hero teacher Dawn Croke to be laid to rest today

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Dungloe will come to a standstill today for the funeral of one its best-loved young citizens.

Teacher Dawn Croke, who was in her 30s, died on Thursday last when she …
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Gardaí end search for missing GP in Donegal 3 months ago

Gardaí end search for missing GP in Donegal

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Gardaí have today finished a local search as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Deirdre O’Flaherty.

The land excavation at a site in Milford was called off without …
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Heartache over tragic death of beloved Dungloe teacher 3 months ago

Heartache over tragic death of beloved Dungloe teacher

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Dawn Croke, a popular teacher and former Dungloe Mary, was tragically killed in an incident close to St Crona’s National School on Thursday evening.

Ms Croke, who was in her …
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Community fund launched for family of cherished Donegal mum Jasmine 4 months ago

Community fund launched for family of cherished Donegal mum Jasmine

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A new fund has been set up by the heartbroken friends of Jasmine McMonagle, the young Donegal mum who was murdered in her home.

Tragic Jasmine, aged 28, was killed …
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‘It is an honour’ – Glenties-born cybersecurity expert wins prestigious award 4 months ago

‘It is an honour’ – Glenties-born cybersecurity expert wins prestigious award

Queen’s University Belfast Professor Máire O’Neill has been awarded US$30,000 in the Blavatnik Awards, which honour outstanding young scientists under the age of 42.

Professor O’Neill, who is from Glenties, …
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Search for missing woman continues at Donegal site 4 months ago

Search for missing woman continues at Donegal site

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Gardaí in Milford are on the second day of an extensive search operation for the remains of Dr Deirdre O’Flaherty, who went missing in 2009.

Ms O’Flaherty (aged 46), a GP …
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Myrtle calls on Donegal to help with Belarus orphanage appeal 4 months ago

Myrtle calls on Donegal to help with Belarus orphanage appeal

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Ramelton couple Myrtle and Alan Doherty are back again with the Belarusian orphanage appeal -gathering a large stock of essential items, kindly donated by the people of Donegal to help …
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We love how the Twin Towns are celebrating women on Nollaig na mBan 4 months ago

We love how the Twin Towns are celebrating women on Nollaig na mBan

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Hundreds of colourful baubles have appeared on the Ballybofey/Stranorlar footbridge in celebration of Women’s Little Christmas.

The eye-catching exhibition contains festive decorations with messages, mementos and photos of local women. Mothers, …
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Funeral of young Donegal mum Jasmine to be held on Monday 4 months ago

Funeral of young Donegal mum Jasmine to be held on Monday

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The 28-year-old mum-of-two was found dead at her home in Killygordon on Friday morning last.

The aspiring actress and model will be laid to rest following funeral mass at St …
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Hero Megan wins ‘Groom of the Year’ award 4 months ago

Hero Megan wins ‘Groom of the Year’ award

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Megan McGettigan has been presented with a top accolade at the Irish Show Jumping Awards for a selfless act of bravery this year.

Megan earned the Tredstep Groom of the Year award …
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The She Said Club is coming to Donegal! 4 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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How Anita and Don will deliver festive donations ‘from one table to another’ 4 months ago

How Anita and Don will deliver festive donations ‘from one table to another’

A heartwarming community initiative is returning to the village of Ramelton this Christmas Day.

‘An Extra Plate’ gives people the chance to donate or receive Christmas dinners for free, bringing …
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Road safety campaigner Joan applauded for sharing personal tragedy 4 months ago

Road safety campaigner Joan applauded for sharing personal tragedy

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Donegal woman Joan Doherty lost her daughter Kellie in a tragic road traffic collision in 2005.

Every year, she relives the devastating events that took Kellie from her.

Kellie was …
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It’s showtime for Miss Universe Ireland Grainne Gallanagh 4 months ago

It’s showtime for Miss Universe Ireland Grainne Gallanagh

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Buncrana native Grainne Gallanagh is just hours away from big moment on stage at the Miss Universe pageant in Thailand.

The 24-year-old beauty is vying to become Ireland’s first-ever Miss …
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