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Spa Solís scoops two World Luxury Spa Awards 2 days ago

Spa Solís scoops two World Luxury Spa Awards

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Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa are celebrating bring crowned as Northern Europe’s Luxury Countryside Spa and Luxury Wellness Spa at the World Luxury Spa & Restaurant Awards …
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Fashion student impresses with visionary female mechanic uniform 3 weeks ago

Fashion student impresses with visionary female mechanic uniform

Aoife Nolan, a second year student of the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion with Promotion at LYIT, took workwear to the next level for an appearance at an international showcase in …
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Amybeth’s ‘Anne with an E’ triumphs at the Canadian Screen Awards 4 months ago

Amybeth’s ‘Anne with an E’ triumphs at the Canadian Screen Awards

Irish-Canadian actress Amybeth and her Anne with a E co-stars and crew are celebrating after winning Best Drama at the high-profile Canadian Screen Awards last night.

Critically acclaimed Netflix drama Anne with …
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It’s Wedding Award bliss for these Donegal winners! 5 months ago

It’s Wedding Award bliss for these Donegal winners!

Ireland’s top wedding businesses and services were celebrated a glamorous black tie gala ceremony in Meath on Monday, co-hosted by Presenter Lisa Cannon and sponsored by wedding planning software Moposa.


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Lough Eske Castle leaders win top management awards 8 months ago

Lough Eske Castle leaders win top management awards

Staff at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa have won three prestigious awards at the Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) Awards 2017.

The five star hotel outside Donegal Town …
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Luxurious Lough Eske Castle named among Ireland’s Top 3 hotels 9 months ago

Luxurious Lough Eske Castle named among Ireland’s Top 3 hotels

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Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa has been recognized as No. 3 in the Top Hotels in Ireland category of the Condé Nast Traveler 30th annual Readers’ Choice …
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How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself 12 months ago

How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself

Bernie Murphy from Buncrana launched her textile business on her 51st birthday this year. Many years of textile artistry brought her to this point and recognition soon followed for her …
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These amazing wedding photos have earned Masters Awards for Donegal photographers 1 year ago

These amazing wedding photos have earned Masters Awards for Donegal photographers

Three Donegal photographers have been chosen as winners of the highly-influential Masters of Photography Awards.

Paul Doherty, Paul McGinty and Jay Doherty have all earned places on the final list of …
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Spa Solís team overjoyed with Irish Tatler Spa Award 1 year ago

Spa Solís team overjoyed with Irish Tatler Spa Award

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Lough Eske Castle outside Donegal Town is delighted to announce they have been awarded ‘Highly Commended Ulster Spa of the Year 2017’ at the Irish Tatler Spa Awards 2017.


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Chandpur earns top Asian Restaurant and Chef Awards 1 year ago

Chandpur earns top Asian Restaurant and Chef Awards

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The first ever Asian Food Awards were presented at a vibrant ceremony last night (Tuesday) at the City North Hotel Dublin.

Chandpur owners Rana and Susan Miah were over the moon to …
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Chandpur Restaurant is enjoying naan-stop success 1 year ago

Chandpur Restaurant is enjoying naan-stop success

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Chandpur Restaurant, a not-so-hidden gem in Donegal food scene, are celebrating this week after being awarded a coveted 5 Star Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.com.

The Bangladeshi eatery run by …
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Donegal salon is the cream of the crop in RSVP Hair Awards 1 year ago

Donegal salon is the cream of the crop in RSVP Hair Awards

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The award-winning team has made it to RSVP’s Top Ten Best Salons in Ireland and it’s thanks to all votes from their loyal customers.

Patrick welcomed the news this week with …
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Meet the two marvellous mammies up for a national award 1 year ago

Meet the two marvellous mammies up for a national award

Rosemary Doherty from Carrowkeel and Lena McNulty from Donegal Town are among the top 3 picks in Ulster for the Woman’s Way & Beko Mum of the Year Awards.

The two mammies rose …
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Beauty blogger Danielle’s big dreams to be crowned the best 1 year ago

Beauty blogger Danielle’s big dreams to be crowned the best

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Danielle’s Stardustbelle blog has been nominated for three awards in the 2017 Irish Beauty Blog Awards.

She will be competing against Ireland’s biggest influencers in her categories – Best Design …
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Talented Donegal girls win national art competition 1 year ago

Talented Donegal girls win national art competition

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Ruby O’Reilly Duff (13), from Loreto Community School Milford, won a Special Merit Award in the competition.

Another Donegal winner, who also received a Special Merit Award at a ceremony …
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Why these young leaders are an inspiration to us all 1 year ago

Why these young leaders are an inspiration to us all

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The honorees were recognised as being among the most ‘outstanding’ in Ireland at a glittering JCI Ireland ceremony in Harvey’s Point Hotel last weekend.

Jennifer Doherty from Buncrana, Eoin Callaghan …
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TASTY 2017 brings exclusive dishes to Donegal restaurants 1 year ago

TASTY 2017 brings exclusive dishes to Donegal restaurants

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TASTY 2017 is a new Irish Food & Tourism Project, which could be described as a mix of Master Chef meets The Apprentice.

Local chefs from seven of Donegal Town’s …
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Ingenious design by Donegal student takes Junk Kouture 2017 title 1 year ago

Ingenious design by Donegal student takes Junk Kouture 2017 title

There were tears of joy in the 3Arena last night as ‘Engimatic’ emerged as the victor of Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture 2017 at the seventh annual final.

‘Engimatic’ from Scoil Mhuire …
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Margaret and Molly ‘pasta’ the test to reach the Big School Cook Off final 1 year ago

Margaret and Molly ‘pasta’ the test to reach the Big School Cook Off final

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A team of pupils from Scoil Mhuire Milford have been named a regional finalist of the 2017 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off. Budding chefs Margaret McGreevy and Molly Sweeney …
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Watch: LYIT Fashion students’ designs impress on the catwalk 1 year ago

Watch: LYIT Fashion students’ designs impress on the catwalk

The Galway Fashion Week event is one of the most prestigious awards sought by designers all over Ireland. The Donegal students missed out on the prize of Student Designer of …
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First Look: Innovative workwear by Donegal’s next top designers 1 year ago

First Look: Innovative workwear by Donegal’s next top designers

Irish Fashion Innovation Awards on Thursday March 30th is set to be a defining day in the careers of three young designers from Donegal.

Second Year LyIT Fashion Students Niamh …
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Donegal girls Roma and Tyler named as International Players of the Year 1 year ago

Donegal girls Roma and Tyler named as International Players of the Year

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Roma McLaughlin has been named International Under-19 Women’s Player of the Year. Roma graduated into the senior team in 2016 and recently competed with the Colin Bell-managed seniors at the …
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LYIT designers fly the fashion flag for Donegal 1 year ago

LYIT designers fly the fashion flag for Donegal

Letterkenny IT Fashion students Niamh Porter (Raphoe), Eimear Bradley (Cloghan) and Lauren Doyle (Buncrana) will discover their fate at the Irish Fashion Innovation Awards: Student Designer of the Year 2017 …
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Young writer Siofra awarded for opinion piece on women’s rights 1 year ago

Young writer Siofra awarded for opinion piece on women’s rights

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Siofra was one of two talented Donegal TY students off thousands of entries to win journalism awards at NewsBrands Ireland’s annual Press Pass Awards.

Siofra O’ Dwyer from Scoil Mhuire …
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Young Donegal artist Rachel wins a Junior Painter Award 1 year ago

Young Donegal artist Rachel wins a Junior Painter Award

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Rachel Foster-McDaid, Age 8, from St Francis NS in Barnesmore, Co. Donegal has been chosen as one of Ireland’s best young painters for her entry to the Sightsavers Junior Painters …
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Wanted: Nominees for Outstanding Young Person of the Year 1 year ago

Wanted: Nominees for Outstanding Young Person of the Year

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The local branch of Junior Chamber International (JCI) is currently seeking nominations for ‘The Outstanding Young People’ (TOYP) of the year competition before the Friday, March 10 deadline.

JCI Donegal …
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Art Parkinson bags a BAFTA! 1 year ago

Art Parkinson bags a BAFTA!

Donegal actor Art Parkinson is adding another accolade to his collection after his movie won a BAFTA award.

The 70th annual BAFTA Film Awards ceremony took place last night in the Royal …
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Two of Donegal’s best boutiques listed as XFA finalists 1 year 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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Sinead is Donegal’s Overall Sports Star 1 year ago

Sinead is Donegal’s Overall Sports Star

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The Letterkenny woman has become the first sportsperson to win the prestigious award for a third time after reaching an Olympic final in August at the 2016 Olympic Games in …
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Which women are in the running for Sports Star Awards? 1 year ago

Which women are in the running for Sports Star Awards?

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The 41st staging of the annual awards bash, sponsored by Donegal County Council, is being held in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny.

Tickets have sold out for the event since …
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Actress Aoibhín looks for high drama from Donegal students 1 year 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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The secret to Lily Collins’ romantic Golden Globes look 2 years ago

The secret to Lily Collins’ romantic Golden Globes look

Sweet, classic and oh so gorgeous – Lily Collins’ look at the Golden Globes last night was just Hollywood glamour perfection. The best part about Lily’s look was that it’s …
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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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National awards for two Donegal soccer players 2 years ago

National awards for two Donegal soccer players

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Greencastle’s McLaughlin and Milford native Barrett both play for the Dublin-based Peamount United.

Midfielder McLaughlin and striker Barrett have been included in the Team of the Year. Both players were …
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Louise’s boutique proves to be a real gem 2 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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Donegal Film Office award sets the scene for success 2 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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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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Donegal women vie for Sportswoman of the Year 2 years ago

Donegal women vie for Sportswoman of the Year

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Rower Sinead Jennings and badminton player Chloe Magee are nominated, as are Paralympian Katie-George Dunlevy and triathlete Aileen Reid, all of whom are either from or have close family links …
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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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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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Amy Huberman wants to see Donegal’s best school plays 2 years ago

Amy Huberman wants to see Donegal’s best school plays

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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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Inspirational tech pro Sinead picks up prestigious award 2 years ago

Inspirational tech pro Sinead picks up prestigious award

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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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