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Make a ‘beeline’ for Doneyloop for their ladies’ beekeeping night 3 years ago

Make a ‘beeline’ for Doneyloop for their ladies’ beekeeping night

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Three Rivers Beekeepers association are hosting a ladies only beekeeping night on Monday the 6th of February at 7:30pm in the Doneyloop Youth Club building in Castlefinn.

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Donegal Women’s Group encourage ladies to join them for Mini Marathon 3 years ago

Donegal Women’s Group encourage ladies to join them for Mini Marathon

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Donegal Town Women’s Group are encouraging women to join them on their journey to the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on Bank Holiday Monday, June the fifth. 

You can walk, …
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Fr-fr-freezing February weather on the way 3 years ago

Fr-fr-freezing February weather on the way

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The first month of 2017 brought some of the mildest temperatures in a decade to Donegal, but temperatures are set to plummet this weekend as the weather takes a dramatic turn.


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One Donegal hotel has naughty ideas for Valentine’s Day 3 years ago

One Donegal hotel has naughty ideas for Valentine’s Day

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The Waterfront Hotel are getting into the mood this Valentine’s Day with a specially designed menu that is certainly very saucy.

The €40pp special is a three-course experience that is …
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Irish bar launches date escape initiative for women 3 years ago

Irish bar launches date escape initiative for women

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The Five Points bar in Belfast city centre has set up #AnitaAssistance to provide women with a method to alert staff that they need to get away safely.

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The world’s best reactions to Beyonce’s pregnancy 3 years ago

The world’s best reactions to Beyonce’s pregnancy

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The superstar shared a true-to-Bey super stylish photo in her underwear on Instagram to share the news.

The photo became the most liked ever on Instagram, beating Selena Gomez’ most …
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Colaiste Ailigh gets strictly competitive 3 years ago

Colaiste Ailigh gets strictly competitive

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The staff and parents of Coláiste Ailigh will host a glittering night of dancing in The Mount Errigal Hotel on Saturday the 1st of April.

The event is being run …
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One Donegal person is €50,000 richer this week 3 years ago

One Donegal person is €50,000 richer this week

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The lucky number AEX172997 was selected in the draw on January 27th and the top prize of €50,000 has been traced back to the county.

People who purchase Prize Bonds are …
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Patrick Lee makes his community proud 3 years ago

Patrick Lee makes his community proud

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Patrick Lee McGinley from Termon organised a sponsored head shave, raffle and coffee morning in aid of the Irish Kidney Association last December. Patrick Lee, who is 11 years old, …
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Two of Donegal’s best boutiques listed as XFA finalists 3 years ago

Two of Donegal’s best boutiques listed as XFA finalists

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Online jewellery boutique www.laveesha.com and McElhinneys Bridal Rooms are in the running for separate prizes in the 2017 Xpose fafinder awards.

The highly coveted awards are a big event in the …
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Kind knitters called on to make baby blankets 3 years ago

Kind knitters called on to make baby blankets

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Volunteers are invited to share an hour together in the Clonmany Day Centre and help knit small squares to be turned into blankets.

These blankets will be donated to ‘fish and chip’ …
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How can you reach Rome without spending a penny? 3 years ago

How can you reach Rome without spending a penny?

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A trip to Rome sounds like a delightful holiday, but not if you haven’t got a penny to spend on the journey…

Two teams of Donegal students from Dublin City …
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Hughie Maughan and his fiancée suffer brutal homophobic attack 3 years ago

Hughie Maughan and his fiancée suffer brutal homophobic attack

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Hughie Maughan and his fiancée Ryan Ruckledge suffered a brutal homophobic attack following an awards ceremony last night.

The couple met in 2016’s series of ‘Big Brother’, and instantly hit …
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Delight as Mayor McDaid announces engagement 3 years ago

Delight as Mayor McDaid announces engagement

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Mayor James Pat McDaid popped the question to his girlfriend – and she said yes!

Theresa Canning from Glenswilly happily accepted the Mayor’s proposal this weekend.

Mayor McDaid took …
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Ashley Graham shares body positivity on Instagram: “I love the skin I’m in!” 3 years ago

Ashley Graham shares body positivity on Instagram: “I love the skin I’m in!”

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Ashley Graham is one of the most in-demand plus-size models in the industry right now and has used her fame to spread the message that no one is perfect – …
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‘Miracle’ moment of schoolbus tragedy averted 3 years ago

‘Miracle’ moment of schoolbus tragedy averted

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A busload of schoolchildren had a close brush with death in Killea on Wednesday when a plank of wood and a ladder flew off a passing trailer and through the window. …
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Free breakfast? That’s Oatrageous! 3 years ago

Free breakfast? That’s Oatrageous!

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Donegal shoppers can pick up some of the 200,000 free packs of porridge oats being made available nationwide by Flahavan’s in partnership with RTÉ and Operation Transformation’s Free Porridge Day …
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Shandon Hotel celebrates being crowned among Ireland’s best 3 years ago

Shandon Hotel celebrates being crowned among Ireland’s best

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The winners of the  TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards 2017 were announced yesterday, revealing that the Shandon Hotel & Spa placed highly amongst Ireland’s top 25 hotels to stay.

Management and …
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High five for Harvey’s Point 3 years ago

High five for Harvey’s Point

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This is the fifth year in a row that the Donegal hotel has been named as the best hotel in Ireland by TripAdvisor.

The four-star hotel also ranked in 10th place in …
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Ballerina Sarah will be ‘en pointe’ this summer 3 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 3 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! 3 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! 3 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 3 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.

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Deirdre’s ‘close shave’ for Irish Cancer Society 3 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 3 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! 3 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? 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 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 3 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! 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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