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Shane MacGowan’s mother was first road victim of 2017 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Students to receive 300 hours of “preventative” mental health classes 3 years ago

Students to receive 300 hours of “preventative” mental health classes

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Minister for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee has announced a new scheme which will see “preventative” mental health services being rolled out in secondary schools across the country.


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Revenge porn and cyber stalking to become criminal offences 3 years ago

Revenge porn and cyber stalking to become criminal offences

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Tanáiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has received approval for the drafting of a Non-Fatal Offences (Amendment) Bill which tackles loopholes in current legislation. When amended, cyber stalking and revenge …
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Donegal roots of Carrie Fisher and mum Debbie remembered 3 years ago

Donegal roots of Carrie Fisher and mum Debbie remembered

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Actress Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, who died within a day of each other, descended from an Irish fugitive from Donegal.

Carrie Fisher, well-known for her role as Princess Leia from …
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Religion and mental health to be key factors in education shake-up 3 years ago

Religion and mental health to be key factors in education shake-up

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Religion could be removed from the core curriculum in primary schools, while schools will be encouraged to place a bigger focus placed on English, Irish and maths.

The Irish Times reports …
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Bereaved parents invited to connect at local meeting 3 years ago

Bereaved parents invited to connect at local meeting

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The monthly meeting will take place on Thursday 12th of January from 19:30 to 21:00 in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny.

The meeting offers parents a safe and comfortable setting …
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Olympian Catriona Jennings ties the knot! 3 years ago

Olympian Catriona Jennings ties the knot!

Letterkenny Olympian Catriona Jennings tied the knot with her partner Martin McCoy at a stunning ceremony this afternoon.

Catriona was joined by family and friends in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, including …
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Spotlight shines on ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’ 3 years ago

Spotlight shines on ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’

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The film about the missing Donegal child, which was released in July, has been honoured with a gold prize at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.

The awards …
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How to recycle your old toys and phones to help sick children 3 years ago

How to recycle your old toys and phones to help sick children

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There are bound to be many old phones and tech devices discarded around homes this Christmas, as shiny new updates command our attention.

The BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service collect used …
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This NYE weather report might spoil some party plans 3 years ago

This NYE weather report might spoil some party plans

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The weather this weekend is not looking good for anyone going out or travelling on New Year’s Eve, as rain and frost are forecast for Donegal.

The unseasonably mild weather …
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Revealed: Winner of the final prize in our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Revealed: Winner of the final prize in our 12 Days of Giveaways!

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We hope you all had a fun time with our amazing 12 Days of Giveaways competition throughout December.

We’d like to say thanks to all who entered. We have some …
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Donegal fiddlers to chop their locks for SVDP 3 years ago

Donegal fiddlers to chop their locks for SVDP

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Two Donegal female fiddlers have decided to put their heads together for a local charity this New Year’s Eve.

Well respected fiddle player Bríd Harper from Castlefinn and Glenties fiddler, …
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A Christmas miracle: Woman finds Donegal ties to late husband 3 years ago

A Christmas miracle: Woman finds Donegal ties to late husband

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Magdelene Gallagher launched an appeal with Donegal Daily and Donegal Woman three weeks ago in which she asked for any information on family connections to her late husband Charles Keith …
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WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham 3 years ago

WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham

Brian McDermott is a chef from Moville who shares with us his top tips for creating the perfect turkey and ham this Christmas.

With Christmas just a day away, here’s some …
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WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time 3 years ago

WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time

With Christmas just a day away, turkeys are being prepared, Christmas pajamas are being donned, and Santa is getting his reindeer prepared for the long night ahead.

Here’s our countdown …
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Mrs Brown’s family feeds almost 3,000 this Christmas 3 years ago

Mrs Brown’s family feeds almost 3,000 this Christmas

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Actor Brendan O’Carroll, his wife Jenny and the Brown/O’Carroll families have made a very substantial donation to the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) on behalf of everyone involved in …
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Win return flights on Day 12 of our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Win return flights on Day 12 of our 12 Days of Giveaways!

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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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Where is Teresa Mannion when we need her most? 3 years ago

Where is Teresa Mannion when we need her most?

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Storm Barbara is battering the country. There are trees falling on roads and the coasts are treacherous places to be.

Met Eireann have issued two weather warnings as gusts of 120km/h …
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Louise’s boutique proves to be a real gem 3 years ago

Louise’s boutique proves to be a real gem

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Laveesha, founded by Dungloe medical scientist Louise Breslin, is a carefully curated collection of statement jewellery pieces sourced from around the world. The pieces noted for their versatility have become …
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Public appeal for man who dreams of having friends at Christmas 3 years ago

Public appeal for man who dreams of having friends at Christmas

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A heartbreaking message has been sent out in the hope of helping a young man who suffers from loneliness at Christmas.

The appeal was sent to former MLA Pat Ramsey …
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Brace yourselves for Barbara 3 years ago

Brace yourselves for Barbara

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An Orange weather warning was has been issued by Met Eireann, with Donegal being one of the worst affected counties.

There will be heavy rain this morning with a risk …
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The winner of the €300 Bosch Voucher is revealed! 3 years ago

The winner of the €300 Bosch Voucher is revealed!

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To celebrate the launch of the Siemens IQ Centre at Irwin Expert Electrical’s Showroom in Letterkenny, we teamed up with Irwin Expert Electrical to bring you a brilliant competition.

One …
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WIN a €300 voucher from Irwin Expert Electrical 3 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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You better watch out, they’re telling a lie 3 years ago

You better watch out, they’re telling a lie

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The research found that 32% of people lie more than usual around Christmastime – tis the season to be dishonest apparently!

‘Human Lie Detector’ Darren Stanton says that we often don’t recognise …
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Storm Barbara blows in with dangerous wind warnings 3 years ago

Storm Barbara blows in with dangerous wind warnings

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Met Eireann have issued the warning saying gusts could reach up to 120kph in places.

People have been warned to taking extra care when out and about especially when near …
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Local woman flies the Donegal flag with new Failte role 3 years ago

Local woman flies the Donegal flag with new Failte role

Failte Ireland has appointed local woman Martina Kerr Bromley to a national role as Head of Enterprise Development.

This is a new and exciting development for Failte Ireland, but one …
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This has to be Lidl’s most unlikely collaboration ever 3 years ago

This has to be Lidl’s most unlikely collaboration ever

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If you think of Lidl stores you’ll think of bargain produce, international foods and alternative finds in those middle aisles. You might not think of reality stars and heiresses.

Paris …
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Donegal Film Office award sets the scene for success 3 years ago

Donegal Film Office award sets the scene for success

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The film office will be honoured in the 2016 Entertainment Awards hosted by TMT News.

Commenting on the award Aideen said: “I think this is another great example of Donegal …
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Win a luxurious stay at Castle Grove in our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Win a luxurious stay at Castle Grove in our 12 Days of Giveaways!

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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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Miss World Ireland misses out on top placement 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 years ago

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

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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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 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 3 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 3 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? 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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