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Ballerina Sarah will be ‘en pointe’ this summer 2 years ago

Ballerina Sarah will be ‘en pointe’ this summer

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The 15-year-old is one of two local students to be selected for the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive programme after the elite school’s first ever auditions were held in Ireland last …
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Michelle O’Neill is the new leader of Sinn Féin NI 2 years ago

Michelle O’Neill is the new leader of Sinn Féin NI

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Ms O’Neill will act as the successor to Martin McGuinness, who stepped down last week due to health problems. The Co. Tyrone native is the outgoing Health Minister in Stormont and has been …
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Chiq Maternity prizewinner revealed! 2 years ago

Chiq Maternity prizewinner revealed!

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The maternity fashion store were giving away a wonderful prize for blooming bumps: a pair of Peggy Stretch Denim Maternity Jeans (Worth €69) and a beautiful Maternity Bola Necklace. The …
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Hannah’s ‘mane’ man dons pink for her prom! 2 years ago

Hannah’s ‘mane’ man dons pink for her prom!

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Hannah Orr from Newtowncunningham attended the Royal & Prior prom on Friday night, but before leaving she was sure to get a picture with her ‘mane’ man.

Hannah has owned …
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‘Brave warrior’ Órán (7) passes away after battle with mitochondrial disease 2 years ago

‘Brave warrior’ Órán (7) passes away after battle with mitochondrial disease

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Little Órán Nibbs (7) from Trentagh sadly lost his battle with mitochondrial disease yesterday.

Facebook group Our Children’s Voice is run by parents of children with life-limiting conditions.

The group …
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Deirdre’s ‘close shave’ for Irish Cancer Society 2 years ago

Deirdre’s ‘close shave’ for Irish Cancer Society

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Deirdre Mc Loone from Letterkenny had her head shaved today in G&G today in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, and she is also donating her hair to the Princess …
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Parent and toddler group welcome new members 2 years ago

Parent and toddler group welcome new members

Steps is a parent and toddler group that meet every Friday in the Rossnakill Resource Centre from 11:00-12:30.

New born babies to pre-school kids (including playgroup children) all welcome.

The …
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Prince George and Princess Charlotte own Lottie Dolls! 2 years ago

Prince George and Princess Charlotte own Lottie Dolls!

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The dolls were created by Toy Company Arklu, which was co-founded by local man Ian Harkin and has a Donegal base in Letterkenny.

The annual Royal Gift List was published yesterday, when it …
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Would your child like to meet Donegal’s favourite astronaut? 2 years ago

Would your child like to meet Donegal’s favourite astronaut?

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Famous Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has made a call out in the hope of meeting an Irish boy or girl who is passionate about space.

He will be appearing on …
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Nikki makes history in tough ‘Fan Dance’ challenge 2 years ago

Nikki makes history in tough ‘Fan Dance’ challenge

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On Saturday, 14th January, Nikki became the first ever woman to finish the gruelling race on crutches.

The 24km march is a challenge usually reserved for the British SAS and takes …
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The three women behind Donegal’s newest shops 2 years ago

The three women behind Donegal’s newest shops

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Donegal Town, Ballyshannon and Letterkenny have welcomed three NCBI charity shops to raise funds to support the 2,000 people with sight loss in Donegal.

All shops offer quality second-hand clothes, books and …
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Actress Aoibhín looks for high drama from Donegal students 2 years ago

Actress Aoibhín looks for high drama from Donegal students

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The former Fair City star joins this year’s expert judging panel alongside actress and author Amy Huberman and is encouraging students and supportive teachers in Donegal to get their entries …
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Longer weekend breaks proposed for local schools 2 years ago

Longer weekend breaks proposed for local schools

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The four schools St. Eunan’s College, Loreto Convent, Colaiste Ailigh and Errigal College have been discussing the proposals in recent weeks, Donegal Daily reports.

The proposed plan, which will affect thousands …
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Nappies needed for local appeal in aid of children in Belarus 2 years ago

Nappies needed for local appeal in aid of children in Belarus

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The Vesnova children’s orphanage in Belarus cares for almost 200 children with intellectual and physical disabilities. Every year, Ms Doherty collects nappies, children’s clothes, toiletries and vital medications to improve the …
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Get your cancer concerns answered in confidence 2 years ago

Get your cancer concerns answered in confidence

The mobile unit is a free and confidential service which seeks to raise awareness of all of the common cancers affecting men and women in Ireland and the healthy lifestyle …
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Donegal people were ‘frightfully’ generous to Temple Street 2 years ago

Donegal people were ‘frightfully’ generous to Temple Street

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2016 was the most successful year ever for the annual Trick or Treat for Temple Street fundraiser, proudly supported by MiWadi, which sees spooktacular Halloween parties held the length and …
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Baby number three on the way for Claire Byrne 2 years ago

Baby number three on the way for Claire Byrne

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The current affairs reporter and analyst revealed that she will be welcoming her third child in summer 2017.

Claire has two young children – a boy and a girl aged …
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4,500 parents and children learn about online dangers in 2016 2 years ago

4,500 parents and children learn about online dangers in 2016

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The Donegal Youth Service have had a busy year conducting cyberbullying and internet safety workshops with parents and young people in 2016.

The service held 126 sessions in total throughout …
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Aer Lingus launch autism-friendly safety guides 2 years ago

Aer Lingus launch autism-friendly safety guides

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Aer Lingus has launched visual guides online to help prepare people with autism and similar conditions for air travel. The guides can be used by children and adults on the autism …
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Slieve League named one of Ireland’s Top 10 Tourist Attractions! 2 years ago

Slieve League named one of Ireland’s Top 10 Tourist Attractions!

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On top of being named the coolest place on the planet by National Geographic and being titled Ireland’s hidden gem, Donegal has also featured on the Irish Independent’s top 10 …
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Donegal students shine at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2 years ago

Donegal students shine at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

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Donegal students were highly commended for the hard work they put into their entries into the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin this weekend.

Over twenty students from …
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Donegal named Ireland’s hidden gem! 2 years ago

Donegal named Ireland’s hidden gem!

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Donegal was officially named the coolest place on the planet at the end of 2016; and now we’ve also earned the title ‘Ireland’s hidden gem’!

Donegal topped the ‘cool list’ …
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Shocking video alerts parents to dangers by the sea 2 years ago

Shocking video alerts parents to dangers by the sea

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Video footage of a child who was almost swept out to sea has been circulated to serve as a warning to people in this extreme weather.

The video taken at …
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Donegal’s young scientists amaze with their ideas 2 years ago

Donegal’s young scientists amaze with their ideas

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The BTYSE annual science competition in Dublin sees students from across Ireland present projects on their research into a wide variety of topics. Their creative investigations and solutions have been …
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Dunnes Stores issues ladies shoe recall 2 years ago

Dunnes Stores issues ladies shoe recall

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Anyone who has bought a Ladies Loafer Pump from Dunnes in both the black and glittery silver colours are asked to bring them back as a precautionary measure. The notice …
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How to drive in snow 2 years ago

How to drive in snow

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The RSA advice motorists to drive gently, used dipped headlights and leave extra space between you and the car in front of you. Drive slowly but use the highest gear …
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Thundersnow to tear through Donegal tonight 2 years ago

Thundersnow to tear through Donegal tonight

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Take care on the roads and take precautionary measures – Met Eireann has increased its weather alert for Donegal to an Orange Warning.

The national forecaster says Donegal and the …
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Instagram are adding a major change to your stories 2 years ago

Instagram are adding a major change to your stories

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Instagram Stories came in last year and soon became a main competitor with Snapchat stories. The picture-sharing site allowed users to upload temporary photos and videos which disappeared after 24 hours and …
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Art gets new role as Seachtain na Gaeilge ambassador 2 years ago

Art gets new role as Seachtain na Gaeilge ambassador

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Movile native Art (15) is the youngest ever person to take on this ambassador role, and is one of the most famous to do so, Tuairisc.ie reports.

Art has been making …
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New plans to protect children at Letterkenny Town Park 2 years ago

New plans to protect children at Letterkenny Town Park

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Donegal County Councillor Gerry Mc Monagle has called for CCTV to be introduced to the Bernard Mc Glinchey Park after the latest act of anti-social behaviour in which a saw …
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Enya records sweet profits in 2016 2 years ago

Enya records sweet profits in 2016

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Donegal songstress Enya has raked in profits of up to €875,000 in 2016, according to accounts submitted to the Companies Office, Dublin Live reports.

Enya’s music company, Aigle Music Company Ltd. …
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Winter weather – how to stay safe on roads 2 years ago

Winter weather – how to stay safe on roads

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Met Eireann are warning of very cold wintry weather coming to Ireland from Wednesday night on to Saturday.

With sleet and snow expected, Donegal County Council are reminding all road …
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“The stuff of dreams” – Shay and Becky expecting second baby 2 years ago

“The stuff of dreams” – Shay and Becky expecting second baby

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The Lifford-born goalkeeper (40) and public relations executive (30) are already parents to Gracie, who was born in December 2015.

Becky announced the good news to friends and family with …
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Kind-hearted wedding party give hope to the homeless 2 years ago

Kind-hearted wedding party give hope to the homeless

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Jessica Gallagher and Rory McLaughlin will always remember their wedding as a fun-filled day when they gave back to others who are less fortunate.

The couple, with the encouragement of …
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Why Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech mattered 2 years ago

Why Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech mattered

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Meryl Streep was the picture of grace when she accepted her honorary award at last night’s Golden Globe Awards in California last night. Despite having lost her voice, her words were …
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Desirable offer comes to Donegal for Fifty Shades Darker 2 years ago

Desirable offer comes to Donegal for Fifty Shades Darker

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There’s just one month left until the second instalment of the ‘Fifty Shades’ phenomenon comes to the big screen. It’s going to be even darker and steamier than the first …
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Laura Whitmore felt “starstruck” by Daniel O Donnell 2 years ago

Laura Whitmore felt “starstruck” by Daniel O Donnell

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TV presenter Laura Whitmore admits that she was ‘starstruck’ by Daniel O’Donnell!

Whitmore met Daniel on last year’s season of BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

She felt starstruck when he congratulated …
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Revealed: Ireland’s most popular baby names for 2016 2 years ago

Revealed: Ireland’s most popular baby names for 2016

The Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, has announced the most popular baby names by passport application for 2016.

Based on passport applications for infants, James was …
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ISPCA issue tips to keep your pets safe during the cold snap 2 years ago

ISPCA issue tips to keep your pets safe during the cold snap

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The Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have issued tips to keep your pets safe and warm during the impending cold snap.

MET Éireann have announced that snow is …
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Snow forecast for next week 2 years ago

Snow forecast for next week

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MET Éireann have forecast snow for late next week. 

Monday to Wednesday are to be mild, with showers sweeping the country.

Hail, sleet and snow are expected in the North West in …
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Delighted donkeys become selfie stars – but they need your help 2 years ago

Delighted donkeys become selfie stars – but they need your help

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Nuala Frahling, from Germany, is currently living in Belfast and was visiting a Donegal friend this New Year when they decided to visit the sanctuary. Nuala was spending time with …
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Women shopping in PJs shamed online 2 years ago

Women shopping in PJs shamed online

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A Tesco customer was so outraged to see two women shopping in their pyjamas that he took a photo and posted it with a complaint online.

The women were spotted …
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Would you like to be the 2017 Donegal Rose? 2 years ago

Would you like to be the 2017 Donegal Rose?

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They will be in the Clanree Hotel at 2pm tomorrow (Wednesday, 4th January) to meet any women thinking of applying for the competition.

The Donegal Rose Selection will take place on …
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Back to work blues? This Ryanair sale is the best excuse to book a break 2 years ago

Back to work blues? This Ryanair sale is the best excuse to book a break

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Ryanair today launched a massive January Back to Work sale with 20% off on over two million seats on sale on the Ryanair.com website – for two days only.

These Back …
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Parents horrified after park slides soiled by vandals 2 years ago

Parents horrified after park slides soiled by vandals

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Families came to the popular park for some downtime on Bank Holiday Monday to find a horrifying scene in the slides of the play area.

Vandals had visited the park …
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Shane MacGowan’s mother was first road victim of 2017 2 years ago

Shane MacGowan’s mother was first road victim of 2017

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It is reported that her car hit a wall in Ballintoher, Tipperary, just miles from her home. The accident occurred at 3pm on New Year’s Day and there were no …
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Iconic Hollywood sign changed to ‘Hollyweed’ by pranksters 2 years ago

Iconic Hollywood sign changed to ‘Hollyweed’ by pranksters

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Pranksters changed the iconic Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’ by placing tarp over the edges of the “O’s” to make them look like “E’s”.

Pregnant Dee Devlin shines at McGregor wedding 2 years ago

Pregnant Dee Devlin shines at McGregor wedding

Conor McGregor’s big sister Aoife got married yesterday at the five star Powerscourt Hotel in Co Wicklow.

The McGregor family pulled out all of the stops to make Aoife’s wedding …
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WATCH: Swimmers take a dip for Ronan Sweeney’s Rehabilitation Fund 2 years ago

WATCH: Swimmers take a dip for Ronan Sweeney’s Rehabilitation Fund

The annual Rathmullan New Years swim took place at 12 noon today, with huge crowds turning out to take the plunge to raise funds for the Friends of Ronan Sweeney …
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Retirement age revision hopes to reduce ageism in the workplace 2 years ago

Retirement age revision hopes to reduce ageism in the workplace

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The government are putting it on their agenda for 2017 to revise the retirement age for workers in both the public and private sector. The aim is to reduce age …
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