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Niamh Shields from Glen is a Media and English student in Dublin City University. She is the editor of online magazine HerCampus and a Donegal Woman columnist. Here, she shares advice on college experiences and life away from home.

College Corner: Thoughts every grad has after college 4 weeks ago

College Corner: Thoughts every grad has after college

By  •  Life

It’s still hard to believe that I’m graduating with a 2:1 degree. 

Life after college is different from what I had expected. 

I envisioned myself to be like Elle Woods, …
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Dearbhla builds on Miss Universe Donegal role to inspire women in construction 1 month ago

Dearbhla builds on Miss Universe Donegal role to inspire women in construction

By  •  Life

Kerrykeel woman Dearbhla Walsh has gained a new platform to inspire after being selected as a Top 30 finalist in Miss Universe Ireland 2019.

As the only Donegal representative in …
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From Vogue to Vikings, Karen’s career reaches new heights 3 months ago

From Vogue to Vikings, Karen’s career reaches new heights

At 6ft 2, Killybegs woman Karen Connell (32) once thought her height would hold back her dream of being an actress.

And it did at first.

Karen told …
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Jameson searching for Donegal graduates with “serious character” for international programme 8 months ago

Jameson searching for Donegal graduates with “serious character” for international programme

By  •  Business

Irish Distillers is looking for Donegal graduates with serious character to join the 2019/20 Jameson International Graduate Programme.

The programme provides graduates with the opportunity to realise their personal and …
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Lottie gets to work inspiring women in engineering 10 months ago

Lottie gets to work inspiring women in engineering

The Lottie Tour is well underway this Engineers Week as 150 volunteers bring Lottie Dolls to their labs, offices and work sites to show the world what a little girl can …
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Success is assured for Letterkenny’s Kristine Reynolds 10 months ago

Success is assured for Letterkenny’s Kristine Reynolds

Ms Reynolds was awarded the 2018 Life Assurance Educational Achievement Award at the 2018 Brokers Ireland Annual Lunch last week.

She was the joint winner of the accolade alongside Kate …
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Local programme launched for women looking to return to work 12 months ago

Local programme launched for women looking to return to work

By  •  News

Ambitious applicants are being invited to sign up for the RESTART-EMPOWER-SUPPORT (RES) programme by Rural Enterprise Skillnet.

Workshops are set to begin in Donegal Town from September 18th for women aged …
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Kilcar woman Angela Barnes advances to the frontline of breaking news 1 year ago

Kilcar woman Angela Barnes advances to the frontline of breaking news

By  •  News

Donegal woman Angela Barnes has begun a major new presenting role this week, broadcasting to 160 countries in a ground-breaking project on Euronews NBC.

The journalist will have her first …
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College Corner: Life after Leaving Cert 1 year ago

College Corner: Life after Leaving Cert

By  •  Life

Results are out, you’re free!

Never did you think the day would come, you finally broke up with the old Leaving Certificate, what a messy relationship that was! With …
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Andrea sets the agenda with new role at Newstalk 1 year ago

Andrea sets the agenda with new role at Newstalk

By  •  News

Newstalk has today announced the launch of a new early morning news programme with Donegal native Andrea Gilligan as the lead host.

‘Breakfast Briefing’ will broadcast from 6.00am to 6.30am …
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Falcarragh school says a fond farewell to retiring Principal and Teacher 1 year ago

Falcarragh school says a fond farewell to retiring Principal and Teacher

By  •  News

Catherine McClafferty took over the principal role from John Connaghan eleven years ago and has been praised for her continued efforts to modernise the school and better the experience …
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Dervla McKay leads the way with new career appointment 1 year ago

Dervla McKay leads the way with new career appointment

By  •  Business

Aircoach, Ireland’s leading private bus and coach operator, has announced the appointment of Dervla McKay as their new managing director.

Donegal native Ms McKay started in …
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Donegal woman named in the ‘Vogue 25’ leaders of 2018 1 year ago

Donegal woman named in the ‘Vogue 25’ leaders of 2018

By  •  News

Orla Doherty has joined a prestigious list which includes JK Rowling, Amal Clooney, Sinead Burke, Dua Lipa and other powerful shapers of the world today.

Orla has worked on David …
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Events: Farming women trade stories of work, wellness and personal tragedies 1 year ago

Events: Farming women trade stories of work, wellness and personal tragedies

By  •  Events

An excellent mix of essential information, humour and poignant messages by speakers were shared on Thursday 24th May at the North West Women in Farming meeting, organised by Hannah McNelis, hosted …
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How Wendy works wonders at Oakfield Park 1 year ago

How Wendy works wonders at Oakfield Park

By  •  Life

Wendy Bridgett is the head gardener at Oakfield Park in Raphoe. A native of Blaydon on Tyne in the North East of England, Wendy started her career as a head …
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Lottie gets to work highlighting women in construction 1 year ago

Lottie gets to work highlighting women in construction

By  •  News

Donegal based company, Lottie Dolls partnered with Construction Industry Federation on their recent #BuildingEquality campaign to show women the importance of their role in construction.

The campaign highlighted the gender …
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Events: Team WISE invites Donegal women to find their fresh start 1 year ago

Events: Team WISE invites Donegal women to find their fresh start

The ‘A Fresh Start for Women’ event by the WISE Project was held on Thursday March 22nd to explore the many avenues of employment, education and self-employment that are open …
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Are you up for the challenge of being a Donegal Fire Fighter? 2 years ago

Are you up for the challenge of being a Donegal Fire Fighter?

By  •  News

Donegal Fire Service is keen to see more women putting themselves forward to join the Fire Service in Donegal. Currently, there are no female officers in the service, but it …
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Donegal Women in Business become pitch perfect 2 years ago

Donegal Women in Business become pitch perfect

Emma Porter from the Vivid Performances Speech and Drama hosted an educational and informative workshop on The 5 Key Elements of Speaking to Increase Profit and Sales.

The class at …
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