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Miss World Ireland misses out on top placement 2 years ago

Miss World Ireland misses out on top placement

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Niamh Kennedy, a 21-year-old student from Tipperary, was up against 116 other women in the competition which was held in Maryland last night.

International Finance and Economics, she was also …
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Storms take over snow outlook for Christmas Day 2 years ago

Storms take over snow outlook for Christmas Day

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After an unseasonably warm and dry December, the forecaster said there is an “elevated risk” of strong winds and rain developing this weekend.

The stormy conditions are set to arrive …
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Caolan Melaugh fundraisers reminded that his battle is not over 2 years ago

Caolan Melaugh fundraisers reminded that his battle is not over

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Stacey Melaugh has issued a warning about old news that is circulating and saying that baby Caolan has been given the all-clear from cancer.

The news that Caolan’s scans were all …
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Donegal’s fittest family impress in their final fight 2 years ago

Donegal’s fittest family impress in their final fight

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The determination was strong tonight in the final of Ireland’s Fittest Family as the Ryans from Donegal battled it out for the prize and title.

The fit Donegal team, Danny …
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Muriel Quigley is a fiercely proud mum, but still gets nervous! 2 years ago

Muriel Quigley is a fiercely proud mum, but still gets nervous!

By  •  News, Sport

Muriel Quigley remembers clearly the first time her son fought at The National Stadium – more so because of her own experience as her 12-year-old’s.

The nerves then were the …
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Final call for public to have their say on abortion law 2 years ago

Final call for public to have their say on abortion law

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Today is the final day for members of the public to express their opinion on the Eighth Amendment to the government. The Citizens’ Assembly have received more that 4,500 submissions …
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Modern musical heroines receive premier awards 2 years ago

Modern musical heroines receive premier awards

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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Rita Gallagher have been selected for two highly-regarded Irish Traditional Music awards, and will be celebrating at a major ceremony in Cork this February.

The Musician of …
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Woman discovers burial place of forgotten dead 2 years ago

Woman discovers burial place of forgotten dead

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Donegal woman Betty Holmes is known for her passionate views and amazing work on trying to improve services for cancer patients locally.

But she has taken on a new after …
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The amazing Mammy Ryan 2 years ago

The amazing Mammy Ryan

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The final episode of Ireland’s Fittest Family is fast approaching and all of Donegal will be tuning in to support the Ryans. The Kilmacrennan family have battled it out through …
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Wedding band saves guest after dancefloor heart attack 2 years ago

Wedding band saves guest after dancefloor heart attack

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A young couple can thank their lucky stars that they chose the Rockhill Ramblers to perform at their wedding last week after two band members saved a guests’ life.

Siofra …
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Have an excellent electrical Christmas with this competition! 2 years ago

Have an excellent electrical Christmas with this competition!

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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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Emergency Services receive the gift of gratitude 2 years ago

Emergency Services receive the gift of gratitude

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On Monday past, a group of Transition Year students from Loreto Secondary School in Letterkenny made three very special deliveries to members of the emergency services before Christmas.

As part of their TY …
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How one boy’s death shattered so many lives 2 years ago

How one boy’s death shattered so many lives

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The RSA and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group are reminding us all this Christmas that drink driving destroys lives, families and communities. 

The clear message this Christmas from the Donegal Road …
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What really happens when kids join Facebook? 2 years ago

What really happens when kids join Facebook?

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Facebook have just launched a Parents Portal to advise parents on all things to do with the social network.

Social media can seem like a big and scary place once …
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Young mum who was attacked is forced to quit Facebook 2 years ago

Young mum who was attacked is forced to quit Facebook

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A young mother who was attacked in Letterkenny has been subjected to such extreme online abuse that she has had to delete her Facebook page.

Shauna McHugh, aged 24, appeared …
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Protection groups warn toys could be spying on kids 2 years ago

Protection groups warn toys could be spying on kids

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The digital privacy, consumer, and children advocacy groups Electronic Privacy Information Center, The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood.The Center for Digital Democracy and Consumers Union filed the case last week …
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Unstoppable Ryans through to final of Ireland’s Fittest Family 2 years ago

Unstoppable Ryans through to final of Ireland’s Fittest Family

The Ryan family from Letterkenny were up against three other super-fit families in the gruelling challenges set out in tonight’s semi- final for Ireland’s Fittest Family. With four talented families …
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Watch: Tory Island glows as Christmas lights turned on 2 years ago

Watch: Tory Island glows as Christmas lights turned on

Comharchumann Thoraí together with the local Christmas lights/decorations committee have lit up Tory Island!

Organisers launched their “Light up Tory Island Christmas 2016 campaign”, where they were seeking €2000 to …
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Win free family tickets for six months at Eclipse Cinema! 2 years ago

Win free family tickets for six months at Eclipse Cinema!

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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Special Remembrance Tree lit in Muff 2 years ago

Special Remembrance Tree lit in Muff

People of Muff have been invited to remember their loved ones in a unique way this Christmas with a memoriam on the Tree of Remembrance at Muff Community Park.

Personalised …
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Catriona Devine inducted into Finn Valley AC’s Hall of Fame 2 years ago

Catriona Devine inducted into Finn Valley AC’s Hall of Fame

The memories and the moments came flooding back for Catriona McGranaghan last night.

The Castlefin woman became the second female to be inducted into Finn Valley AC’s Hall of Fame.


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Local chiropractor hatches amazing plan to help families in need 2 years ago

Local chiropractor hatches amazing plan to help families in need

Freedom Spinal Health is organising its first annual Christmas Toy Appeal on Friday December 16, with all gift donations going directly to St Vincent de Paul’s Christmas campaign.

In the …
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Woman seeks information on late husband’s Donegal family 2 years ago

Woman seeks information on late husband’s Donegal family

By  •  Life, News

Magdelene Gallagher is searching for family connections to her late husband Charles Keith Gallagher (pictured above), whose mother, Hannah Gallagher, was from Kincasslagh.

Magdelene believes that Hannah was born in …
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Majella highlights inadequacies in Ireland’s mental healthcare system 2 years ago

Majella highlights inadequacies in Ireland’s mental healthcare system

Majella O’Donnell has launched a no-holds barred attack on mental health professionals and how they are charging too much for their services.

The wife of singer Daniel O’Donnell has made …
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Killybegs girl lands role in star-studded Christmas flick! 2 years ago

Killybegs girl lands role in star-studded Christmas flick!

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Alecoe Haughey (14) from Killybegs, was one of the six lucky young people chosen from 5,500 who auditioned for the film ‘A Christmas Star’ starring Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson, Kylie …
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Proud day as Sr Mary receives Presidential Award 2 years ago

Proud day as Sr Mary receives Presidential Award

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The intimate ceremony took place tonight in Áras an Uachtaráin, with President Michael D. Higgins, Sabina Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Joe …
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Local girl gives all her pocket money to #LetterkennyCares 2 years ago

Local girl gives all her pocket money to #LetterkennyCares

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The launch night on December 1st saw the community of Letterkenny coming together to show they care for two important charities – The Donegal Hospice and Pieta House.

As the …
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President to honour courageous Donegal nun 2 years ago

President to honour courageous Donegal nun

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Sr Mary’s efforts for peace, reconciliation and development will be recognised as she receives The Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad for 2016.

Mary is Sister of St …
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We have a seriously stylish prize for 12 Days of Christmas Day Four! 2 years ago

We have a seriously stylish prize for 12 Days of Christmas Day Four!

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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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12 Days of Giveaways DAY THREE winner revealed 2 years ago

12 Days of Giveaways DAY THREE winner revealed

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To celebrate the launch of Donegal Woman and the continued success of Donegal Daily, we are bringing you the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway.

Every second day from now until December …
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Candlelight vigil planned in memory of missing Mary Boyle 2 years ago

Candlelight vigil planned in memory of missing Mary Boyle

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A Christmas vigil in memory of missing Mary Boyle will be held this Saturday at 12pm at the gate of the Gallagher farm in Cashelard, Ballyshannon, where she was last …
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Teen cyclist Shauna races into an exciting New Year 2 years ago

Teen cyclist Shauna races into an exciting New Year

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Shauna is now officially part of Team Jadan Weldtite, the women’s cycle racing team based in Yorkshire, set up in 2014. She is hoping this development can lead to bigger …
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Would you like to win One Night Of Heaven? 2 years ago

Would you like to win One Night Of Heaven?

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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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Why we should be careful about jewellery this Christmas 2 years ago

Why we should be careful about jewellery this Christmas

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A warning has been issued over the use of banned chemicals in jewellery, glues and adhesives this Christmas.

Retailers are urged to check their stock, while consumers should be …
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Oh the weather outside will be delightful 2 years ago

Oh the weather outside will be delightful

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Met Eireann have forecast highs of 14 degree Celsius for Donegal in the middle of this week, and we’ll be free from frost worries for a few days at least.


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12 Days of Giveaways DAY TWO winner revealed 2 years ago

12 Days of Giveaways DAY TWO winner revealed

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To celebrate the launched of Donegal Woman and the continued success of Donegal Daily, we are bringing you the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway.

Every second day from now until December …
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Are you the lucky lady who is in for a fabulous night out? 2 years ago

Are you the lucky lady who is in for a fabulous night out?

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Patton Frozen Foods and The Igloo are hosting one of the most exciting nights of the Christmas calendar on Wednesday 7th Dec in Jacksons Hotel, Ballybofey. Donegal Woman and Donegal Daily …
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Dinner for those who live alone organised for Christmas Day 2 years ago

Dinner for those who live alone organised for Christmas Day

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The 11th annual Christmas dinner for those living on their own is to take place at Conwal Parish Hall, behind the Church of Ireland, on Christmas Day.

The event will …
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Majority of Irish families love their dogs more than their kids! 2 years ago

Majority of Irish families love their dogs more than their kids!

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According to a survey conducted by Purina, the majority of Irish people love their dogs more than their children! The study by iReach for Purina as part of their support …
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Misprint on Penneys bag completely changes intended meaning 2 years ago

Misprint on Penneys bag completely changes intended meaning

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As Christmas draws closer, it makes sense to get the shopping out of the way before the crowds descend on shopping centres later on in the month. Christmas shopping always includes the …
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Buncrana pier hero receives Person of the Year award 2 years ago

Buncrana pier hero receives Person of the Year award

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Davitt Walsh was honoured with a courage award at last night’s annual People of the Year awards.

Davitt received the award for his immense act of bravery which saved four …
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Rosses Radio to broadcast Christmas messages to Aus 2 years ago

Rosses Radio to broadcast Christmas messages to Aus

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As part of the Diaspora Initiative, Rosses Radio are dedicating the Morning Show next Saturday, the 10th of December to connecting with Perth, Australia and all the people from the …
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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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