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Watch: Tory Island glows as Christmas lights turned on 3 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! 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 years ago

Killybegs girl lands role in star-studded Christmas flick!

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Proud day as Sr Mary receives Presidential Award

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Local girl gives all her pocket money to #LetterkennyCares

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

President to honour courageous Donegal nun

By  •  News

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! 3 years ago

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

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

12 Days of Giveaways DAY THREE winner revealed

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Candlelight vigil planned in memory of missing Mary Boyle

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Teen cyclist Shauna races into an exciting New Year

By  •  News

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? 3 years ago

Would you like to win One Night Of Heaven?

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Why we should be careful about jewellery this Christmas

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Oh the weather outside will be delightful

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

12 Days of Giveaways DAY TWO winner revealed

By  •  News

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? 3 years ago

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

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Dinner for those who live alone organised for Christmas Day

By  •  News

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! 3 years ago

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

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Misprint on Penneys bag completely changes intended meaning

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Buncrana pier hero receives Person of the Year award

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Rosses Radio to broadcast Christmas messages to Aus

By  •  News

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 3 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! 3 years ago

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

By  •  News

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 3 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… 3 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” 3 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! 3 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 3 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 3 years ago

Surprises and smiles in charity music video

By  •  News

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! 3 years ago

The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway has begun!

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Amy Huberman wants to see Donegal’s best school plays

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Royal visitor expected at Lough Eske Castle

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Let’s help get this teddy home

By  •  News

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! 3 years ago

It’s the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

By  •  News

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? 3 years ago

What does Christmas spirit sound like?

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Five snazzy things you’ll like at Century Complex

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Mary from Dungloe to get a birthday boost

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Poverty forced group into prostitution, court hears

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

WIN a €300 voucher from Irwin Expert Electrical

By  •  News

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 3 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 3 years ago

#FindNicolaBrett: A mum’s heartfelt plea

By  •  News

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 3 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 3 years ago

Meet the Donegal woman who teaches Gaeilge to children in Dubai

By  •  News

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! 3 years ago

Free Christmas card delivery? Yes please!

By  •  News

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’ 3 years ago

‘Enough is enough’

By  •  News

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 3 years ago

Inspirational tech pro Sinead picks up prestigious award

By  •  News

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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