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WATCH: Unstoppable Nikki scales cliff on crutches 2 years ago

WATCH: Unstoppable Nikki scales cliff on crutches

During the week, long term crutch user Nikki Bradley and mountain expert Iain Miller stood on the summit of one of Ireland’s most outrageous headlands.

‘The Sturrall’ is one of …
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It’s day TWO of our twelve days of Christmas give away! 2 years ago

It’s day TWO of our twelve days of Christmas give away!

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Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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Sally retires after 33 years of leading Raphoe Playgroup 2 years ago

Sally retires after 33 years of leading Raphoe Playgroup

By  •  Kids, News

When Sally Kelly met with family and friends for a big retirement bash – or ‘a wee party’ as it was billed – last night at Friel’s Hotel, nostalgia was …
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REVEALED: The winner of our Shandon Hotel prize is… 2 years ago

REVEALED: The winner of our Shandon Hotel prize is…

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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“We didn’t let the fact that we are ladies get in the way of Movember” 2 years ago

“We didn’t let the fact that we are ladies get in the way of Movember”

The students at Loreto Convent Letterkenny did the mannequin challenge; with a twist!

They used the mannequin challenge to cast a light on mental health stigmas, and highlight that depression …
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Alex and his fairies were the stars of The Late Late Toy Show! 2 years ago

Alex and his fairies were the stars of The Late Late Toy Show!

Little Alex Nicholas from Bundoran was the star of this year’s Late Late Toy Show!

Alex told Ryan Tubridy all about his fairy friends; Sunflower, Sam, and Robin – and …
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Step out to support small businesses this Saturday 2 years ago

Step out to support small businesses this Saturday

Small Business Saturday on 3rd December is designed to highlight small businesses and encourage consumers to shop locally and support jobs and enterprises in their communities.

The campaign promotes the …
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Surprises and smiles in charity music video 2 years ago

Surprises and smiles in charity music video

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After much preparation and anticipation, the Christmas Spirit LK team have released their 2016 music video for ‘Put a Little Love in your Heart.’

The screening event this evening brought the …
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The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway has begun! 2 years ago

The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway has begun!

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It’s official: Christmas has come early to Donegal as we are hosting the greatest of giveaways!

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who …
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Amy Huberman wants to see Donegal’s best school plays 2 years ago

Amy Huberman wants to see Donegal’s best school plays

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Actress and author Amy Huberman is calling on students in Donegal with an interest in the dramatic arts to show off their work by entering the Bord Gáis Energy Student …
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Royal visitor expected at Lough Eske Castle 2 years ago

Royal visitor expected at Lough Eske Castle

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Every year, Lough Eske Castle hosts a story writing competition for the children of Donegal. The winner this year is Darragh Crawford from Little Angels School in Letterkenny, who will …
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Let’s help get this teddy home 2 years ago

Let’s help get this teddy home

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A small stuffed pup is being well-looked after in Finn Valley College as he waits for his family to find him. 

The little blue dog was left behind at the …
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It’s the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! 2 years ago

It’s the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

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Donegal Woman is officially a week old today, which calls for a celebration. We’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far, and …
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What does Christmas spirit sound like? 2 years ago

What does Christmas spirit sound like?

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The Christmas Spirit LK team have brought the community together once more to make a special music video.

‘Put A Little Love In Your Heart’ was recorded by local businesses …
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Five snazzy things you’ll like at Century Complex 2 years ago

Five snazzy things you’ll like at Century Complex

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The building, located right beside Century Cinemas, is going to be a thriving hub for kids and adults once it all opens this weekend. Here are the five top things we …
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Mary from Dungloe to get a birthday boost 2 years ago

Mary from Dungloe to get a birthday boost

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The international festival will be celebrating its 50 anniversary year in 2017. Cllr. Enda Bonner put forward a motion to the Donegal County Council for the funds to be raised to …
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Poverty forced group into prostitution, court hears 2 years ago

Poverty forced group into prostitution, court hears

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Three women and a man who were arrested for running a brothel were said to be the victims of poverty, a Letterkenny court heard yesterday.

The four people from Romania …
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WIN a €300 voucher from Irwin Expert Electrical 2 years ago

WIN a €300 voucher from Irwin Expert Electrical

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To celebrate the launch of the Siemens IQ Centre at Irwin Expert Electrical’s Showroom in Letterkenny, Donegal Woman and Donegal Daily have teamed up with Irwin Electrical to bring you …
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Donegal silk artist to show off her colours on TV 2 years ago

Donegal silk artist to show off her colours on TV

Karen O’Kane, the textile artist behind Koko Design, will be seen showcasing her designs on television this evening. She will also be discussing what she is doing to ensure that …
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#FindNicolaBrett: A mum’s heartfelt plea 2 years ago

#FindNicolaBrett: A mum’s heartfelt plea

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A heartfelt appeal was made by a lady called Rowena Fuller who is attempting to be reunited with her daughter Nicola who was adopted through the Church of England Children’s …
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Fancy some TLC? Come along to Parentstop’s free pamper morning 2 years ago

Fancy some TLC? Come along to Parentstop’s free pamper morning

Parentstop have organised a free morning of relaxation for parents, grandparents, and carers of children.

The morning will include free pamper tasters, including shiatsu, reflexology, hand massage, mini facials, make …
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Meet the Donegal woman who teaches Gaeilge to children in Dubai 2 years ago

Meet the Donegal woman who teaches Gaeilge to children in Dubai

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Dubai’s Uptown School is the venue for an unlikely type of education rarely found in the desert; Irish!

Gaelscoil UAE was founded a little over a year ago in October …
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Free Christmas card delivery? Yes please! 2 years ago

Free Christmas card delivery? Yes please!

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Delivering Christmas wishes this year can be a double good deed thanks to DPD Ireland in Letterkenny.

The couriers are now delivering Jack & Jill’s Christmas cards locally for …
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‘Enough is enough’ 2 years ago

‘Enough is enough’

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To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the European Commission published a report based on a survey of opinions towards gender-based violence.

In June this …
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Inspirational tech pro Sinead picks up prestigious award 2 years ago

Inspirational tech pro Sinead picks up prestigious award

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Sinead Dillon, Principal Consultant at leading global ICT solutions company Fujitsu, has been recognised for outstanding professional services by Women in Business at its annual awards gala.

With over 20 …
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Letterkenny to light up with festive fun 2 years ago

Letterkenny to light up with festive fun

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The festive bash begins at 6pm, with music on the street leading up to the big switch on at 7pm at the Band Stand at Market Square.

The privileged guests …
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Daniel to discuss battle with nerves on The Late Late Show 2 years ago

Daniel to discuss battle with nerves on The Late Late Show

The Donegal star will be joining Ryan Tubridy for a chat about his return to the spotlight and he’ll be taking to the stage to sing.

Daniel had taken a …
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Black Friday bargains: your codes compiled 2 years ago

Black Friday bargains: your codes compiled

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Today is Thanksgiving in the US, which means tomorrow is the pre-Christmas gift we all need before the shopping madness begins.

High street brands are offering amazing discounts online, with …
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Video: Donegal teen’s dance with ‘Frostbit Boy’ goes viral 2 years ago

Video: Donegal teen’s dance with ‘Frostbit Boy’ goes viral

By  •  News, Videos

A Donegal teen has shot to international fame once more today after a video of her dancing with an internet celebrity went viral.

Megan Ruddy, aged 16, danced with Ruairi …
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Gardai issue safety plea after woman attacked at home 2 years ago

Gardai issue safety plea after woman attacked at home

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The incident happened close to Tamney village, between Kerrykeel and Fanad.

The woman managed to give Gardai a good description of the man and officers have carried out door-to-door enquiries …
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Video: Partygoers frozen in surprise by engagement 2 years ago

Video: Partygoers frozen in surprise by engagement

A marriage proposal left a Donegal household completely stunned in this latest mannequin challenge video.

Darren Burke from Frosses proposed to his girlfriend Grace Maguire from Ardara on Friday last. It …
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The sea jewellery that is making waves 2 years ago

The sea jewellery that is making waves

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Portsalon-based jewellery maker Helen Haworth is set to bring hidden treasures from the famous Donegal beach to a national stage next week, when she exhibits her range of Donegal Seaglass …
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WIN: Get in the FROW for this Ladies Night Out 2 years ago

WIN: Get in the FROW for this Ladies Night Out

Festive fashion, food and fun are in the line-up for a glamorous Ladies Christmas Night Out next month in Ballybofey.

Patton Frozen Foods and The Igloo is hosting one of …
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The girl who is donating her Rapunzel hair 2 years ago

The girl who is donating her Rapunzel hair

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Chloe is just six years old, but is eager to help as many people as she can with a big show of kindness. She is going to donate her hair …
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The word is out! 2 years ago

The word is out!

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Donegal Woman is your site, it is your go-to place for news, features and insight on everything that matters to women in Donegal.

Donegal women have style in everything they …
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The secrets of the McElhinneys window 2 years ago

The secrets of the McElhinneys window

An enchanted magical forest came to life in Ballybofey last Sunday when McElhinneys unveiled their Christmas window. Children and adults were in awe at the glittering landscape which was filled …
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Video: M&S have empowered Mrs Claus this Christmas! 2 years ago

Video: M&S have empowered Mrs Claus this Christmas!

By  •  News, Videos

The Christmas adverts are coming thick and fast and it’s not even the middle of November yet.

We especially like the Marks and Spencer TV advert which has just been …
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The sky is the limit for these two Donegal dolls 2 years ago

The sky is the limit for these two Donegal dolls

By  •  Mammy, News

Donegal based company Lottie Dolls have been nominated in the prestigious 2017 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.

Lottie has been …
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Is your family the next Gogglebox clan? 2 years ago

Is your family the next Gogglebox clan?

Gogglebox Ireland on TV3 is lacking a Donegal family in this first season, but now there could be a chance we’ll be getting a local perspective in the popular reality …
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