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Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity! 2 months ago

Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity!

The annual event brings local parents and children together for a family day out in aid of a great cause.

This year’s party raised €1,100 for The Belarus Orphanage Appeal. …
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NW Breast Cancer Ball gifted with €5,200 Kevin Sharkey painting 3 months ago

NW Breast Cancer Ball gifted with €5,200 Kevin Sharkey painting

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Donegal painter Kevin Sharkey has donated a painting valued at €5,200 for auction at the upcoming North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball.

The painting, titled Friends Forever will be auctioned …
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Tickets launch for NW Simon Women’s Little Christmas Ladies Lunch 3 months ago

Tickets launch for NW Simon Women’s Little Christmas Ladies Lunch

The fifth Women’s Little Christmas Black Dress Ladies Lunch has been announced for Sun 6th Jan 2019 in the beautiful setting of Kilronan Castle, Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon.

The fun and …
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Mini fundraiser raises a massive €12,000 in memory of Letterkenny woman 5 months ago

Mini fundraiser raises a massive €12,000 in memory of Letterkenny woman

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Friends and family honoured the wishes of the much-loved Letterkenny woman by holding a unique raffle to give away her Mini Cooper and raise money for Donegal Hospice and the Oncology Department …
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There’s a pawsome puppy party in Letterkenny this Saturday 6 months ago

There’s a pawsome puppy party in Letterkenny this Saturday

Dogs from all over Donegal (and their owners!) are invited to an exciting charity Dog Show at Castle Grove Country House Hotel this weekend. 

The expansive lawns of this Letterkenny …
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Hairdressers’ charity day raises a ‘happy’ €4,000! 7 months ago

Hairdressers’ charity day raises a ‘happy’ €4,000!

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The Hair by Anne O’Gorman salon at College Court was transformed into a lively spot on June 9th as they hosted a very successful ‘Happy Day’.

All proceeds from the event …
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Nikki needs you to help conquer her biggest ‘4 Peaks’ goal 7 months ago

Nikki needs you to help conquer her biggest ‘4 Peaks’ goal

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The 32-year-old adaptive adventurer will embark on a record-breaking 4 Peak Challenge this July 21st. Nikki will be the first ever crutch-user to attempt this feat which involves climbing four …
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Happy Days! This hairdresser’s charity day is a real weekend treat 9 months ago

Happy Days! This hairdresser’s charity day is a real weekend treat

This Saturday 9th June, Anne and her team are offering all services blow drys, nails and makeup free of charge in lieu of donations to two fantastic causes.

All proceeds …
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Brave best friends take on amazing challenge for Autism 9 months ago

Brave best friends take on amazing challenge for Autism

By  •  News

On the 9th of June 2018, the brave Donegal women will abseil off the roof of Croke Park in Dublin to raise funds for Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI). It is …
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Loreto’s Little Princesses part with their hair for charity 9 months ago

Loreto’s Little Princesses part with their hair for charity

The Transition Year students at Loreto Letterkenny gathered in their school gym today for a brave and kind-hearted charity event. There was much excitement in the gym as it was transformed …
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Elaine’s powerful single raises support for Relay for Life 10 months ago

Elaine’s powerful single raises support for Relay for Life

Elaine Boyle from Letterkenny has released a new single to support the Relay for Life northwest fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society.

Elaine recorded a beautiful take on the song …
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Trash ‘N’ Fashion reveal beneficiaries of 2018 show 10 months ago

Trash ‘N’ Fashion reveal beneficiaries of 2018 show

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Donegal’s upcycling fashion fundraiser Trash ‘N’ Fashion is fast approaching. This year, it has been decided that proceeds from the show will be donated to the Donegal Rape Crisis Centre and …
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Wacky tea party to raise funds for two local charities 11 months ago

Wacky tea party to raise funds for two local charities

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Breast Care North West and Diabetes Ireland are hosting a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – and you’re invited!

The two organizations are to be the beneficiaries from this year’s North …
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Calling all fashionistas! You don’t want to miss this vintage expo 11 months ago

Calling all fashionistas! You don’t want to miss this vintage expo

By  •  Style

The SEW Last Century Exhibition is the first of its kind in the north-west, as the 450 square meter sports hall will be transformed into a 20th century department store …
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Students to donate hair to cancer charity in support of inspirational teacher 11 months ago

Students to donate hair to cancer charity in support of inspirational teacher

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A special fundraising event at Letterkenny Educate Together National School will see students (and some adults) at the school getting their hair cut in aid of two causes that are …
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RunDonegal 2018 to remember much-loved local woman 12 months ago

RunDonegal 2018 to remember much-loved local woman

By  •  Sport

Details of the fun female-led RunDonegal 2018 event have been finalised this week, which is expected to draw large crowds again for a great cause.

The proceeds from this year’s …
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Clothing and nappies needed in Donegal appeal for Syria 12 months ago

Clothing and nappies needed in Donegal appeal for Syria

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The Letterkenny Islamic Association and the Donegal Intercultural Platform have launched an appeal for clothing and nappies to send to Syrian refugee camps.

The organisations are collecting donations from the …
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Listen: Shocking voicemails left to fictitious prostitute 1 year ago

Listen: Shocking voicemails left to fictitious prostitute

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The ‘Andreea’ project was launched as part of the Penny For Your Thoughts campaign which is a European multi-city art project designed to raise awareness of sex trafficking across Europe …
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Love tea and cake? Here’s why Feb 22nd will be your time to shine 1 year ago

Love tea and cake? Here’s why Feb 22nd will be your time to shine

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Thursday, 22nd February 2018 is going to be ‘Tea & Cake Day’ – a sweet opportunity for everyone to make a difference locally.

If you make a great cuppa and …
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Rosemary’s giant leap for her mum – a hero who became an angel 1 year ago

Rosemary’s giant leap for her mum – a hero who became an angel

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Rosemary Doherty, aged 23, is doing a solo skydive in memory of her mother Eileen Doherty nee Leavey, who passed away last year after a battle with cancer.

Eileen’s anniversary …
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Myrtle calls on Donegal to help special children in Belarus 1 year ago

Myrtle calls on Donegal to help special children in Belarus

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The eighth year of Myrtle Doherty’s Belarus appeal has just begun, with more big plans to deliver generosity and love from Donegal to Vesnova.

Between now and January 31st, Ms Doherty and …
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Events: Letterkenny Babies collect €2540 in charity Christmas Jumper party 1 year ago

Events: Letterkenny Babies collect €2540 in charity Christmas Jumper party

The Letterkenny Babies Facebook forum for local parents have raised a massive €2540 for two local charities – Ballaghderg Special Needs Pre-School and Mobilize for Mikaela, who will each receive €1270.

The Letterkenny …
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Picture Special: A happy morning in memory of Baby Lily 1 year ago

Picture Special: A happy morning in memory of Baby Lily

By  •  Events

Young and old tucked into complimentary pancakes on Saturday 2nd December at a coffee morning in memory of baby Lily Hannigan.

The event was organised by local mother Heather Boyd …
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Events: The S-Mum and Rushe Fitness raise €2,000 in Polar Express fundraiser 1 year ago

Events: The S-Mum and Rushe Fitness raise €2,000 in Polar Express fundraiser

By  •  Events

A few weeks ago, Donegal Woman columnists, Maria Rushe (The S-Mum) and her husband Emmet (of Rushe Fitness) decided to run a Christmas fundraiser.

The Jack and Jill Foundation and …
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Donegal duo arrange charity ball to show the love for Pieta House 1 year ago

Donegal duo arrange charity ball to show the love for Pieta House

Aine Boyle and Saoirse Faughnan have planned a glamorous event for all local people to show the love for a vital mental health service.

Pieta House opened its first centre …
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Lough Eske Castle adds goodwill to Christmas lights switch-on 1 year ago

Lough Eske Castle adds goodwill to Christmas lights switch-on

December 3rd 2017 will see Lough Eske Castle launch its annual Christmas food appeal and Christmas light switch-on event. The Castle invites everyone to help support the local St Vincent …
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Events: Creativity and charity combine at La Maison 1 year ago

Events: Creativity and charity combine at La Maison

By  •  Interiors

The Interior Design Consultation Clinic by La Maison Interior Design on October 21st was a huge success and raised much-needed funds for local charity Cancer Care West.

The clinic was held in La Maison shop on …
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Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening 1 year ago

Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening

Donegal Woman columnists Emmet and Maria Rushe (aka Rushe Fitness and The S-Mum) have planned a wonderful event to support two Irish children’s charities.

The Polar Express, one of the …
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High style to invade Inishowen at iCARE Fashion Show 1 year ago

High style to invade Inishowen at iCARE Fashion Show

The iCARE Charity Fashion Show 2017 for Autism takes place on Wednesday 22nd November in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, doors open at 7pm, show starting at 7:30pm.

Entering its …
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Highly anticipated charity fashion show kicks off on Thursday 1 year ago

Highly anticipated charity fashion show kicks off on Thursday

By  •  Style

The event kicks off on Thursday the 19th of October at 8pm at Dorrian’s Imperial Hotel in Ballyshannon.

NCBI’s debut north-west fashion show will feature the best bargain pieces they …
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Taximan drives up support for charity who cared for his baby granddaughter 1 year ago

Taximan drives up support for charity who cared for his baby granddaughter

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Loving grandad Liam Lynch will be hitting the road for a busy Thursday and will be donating all fares to Friends of the Coombe – a charity which supported his …
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Donegal man inspires with loving story of fiancee’s MS battle 1 year ago

Donegal man inspires with loving story of fiancee’s MS battle

Susan White, the love of Neil’s life, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 17. The young couple met around this time, as Dublin woman Susan’s father Frank …
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Meet the team who are putting smiles on the faces of Donegal’s sick children 1 year ago

Meet the team who are putting smiles on the faces of Donegal’s sick children

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The charity was set up last November by a committee led by chairperson Adrian McMyler. The launch took place during the hugely successful Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser in aid of …
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Tis the season to start wrapping Christmas shoeboxes 1 year ago

Tis the season to start wrapping Christmas shoeboxes

The launch of the 2017 Shoe Box appeal will take place in Mount Errigal Hotel next Wednesday the 6th of September.

A representative from Team Hope along with local coordinators …
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Because They’re Woof It: All dogs welcome to Charity Show 2 years ago

Because They’re Woof It: All dogs welcome to Charity Show

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Castle Grove Country House Hotel outside Letterkenny are hosting their first ever dog show this Saturday, 26th August 2017.

The canine contest, in aid of Donegal Animals in Need, promises to be hugely enjoyable …
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Animals in Need may face closure – but there is hope 2 years ago

Animals in Need may face closure – but there is hope

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This is due to their van being on its last legs, and the lack of funding available to them to replace the vehicle.

The van is essential for transporting and …
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This Big Boob Run sounds like the ‘breast’ craic 2 years ago

This Big Boob Run sounds like the ‘breast’ craic

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The Big Boob Run is a controlled and fun cycle around the Rosses on Sunday 16th July. The only requirement is that you wear pink or a pink bra – men …
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Maevefest – a summer party in memory of a great Donegal woman 2 years ago

Maevefest – a summer party in memory of a great Donegal woman

Various venues around Ramelton will be coming alive on July 1st 2017 for a fun festival to raise funds for Donegal Hospice.

The inaugural Maevefest pays tribute to Maeve O’Connor, proud …
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Donegal woman gets arty with emoji bales on family farm 2 years ago

Donegal woman gets arty with emoji bales on family farm

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Lesley Ann Cech and her family are proudly displaying a collection of silage bales on their farm in Raphoe for a good cause.

The purple bales have been painted with emoji faces to …
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Are you up for joining Fergal and Keith on their remarkable journey? 2 years ago

Are you up for joining Fergal and Keith on their remarkable journey?

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A regular attendee of the Crosshaven Irish Redhead Convention which is held annually in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, Fergal decided to launch his own fundraiser for the national …
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The New Year’s decision that saved Olivia Bradley 2 years ago

The New Year’s decision that saved Olivia Bradley

By  •  Life

Olivia, a Donegal woman from the Crossroads, has just completed a jog from Dublin to Donegal. She made this 16-day journey to mark one of the toughest roads she has …
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How about a Saturday stretch-out at this Pilates Reformathon? 2 years ago

How about a Saturday stretch-out at this Pilates Reformathon?

JT Physiotherapy in Letterkenny are holding a Reformathon on Saturday June 10th.

On this special day, all Reformer classes and Physiotherapy appointments at the clinic will be held in aid of the No Barriers …
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A Bank Holiday challenge to remember creative mum Maeve 2 years ago

A Bank Holiday challenge to remember creative mum Maeve

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Aoife O’Connor (20) a student at Dublin City University, is leading a team of nine women in the race to remember her mother Maeve, whose one-year anniversary will be held …
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Man says goodbye to wife to go on ‘A Bit of a Walk’ 2 years ago

Man says goodbye to wife to go on ‘A Bit of a Walk’

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Jack O’Donohue, from Dublin, plans to walk all 2,500kms of the Wild Atlantic Way in support of the Children’s Medical Research Foundation providing vital funds to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital …
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Are you ready to relay? 2 years ago

Are you ready to relay?

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Many people from all across the northwest and beyond will be uniting for special reasons to take part in Relay For Life Donegal 2017.

The sixth annual fundraising, celebrating and …
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Abu Dhabi Rose to spread magic of Donegal charity 2 years ago

Abu Dhabi Rose to spread magic of Donegal charity

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The Victoria Thompson Memorial Fund and Scholarship are delighted to announce that Abu Dhabi Rose Niamh Kelly, from Co Clare, is going to represent their charity, when she travels to …
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Look Good, Do Good: Get ‘blown away’ for Childline at these local salons 2 years ago

Look Good, Do Good: Get ‘blown away’ for Childline at these local salons

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The campaign which is now in its second year, will see participating salons donating the cost of a blow dry to Childline.

Each year, Childline receives 400,000 calls from children …
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Donegal women sparkle and shimmy for World Belly Dance Day 2 years ago

Donegal women sparkle and shimmy for World Belly Dance Day

A group of local women are set to amaze with Arabic dance moves at a special celebration in Derry on Friday, May 12th.

The Donegal dancers will be forming part …
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New BUMBLEance comes to the rescue for first Donegal baby 2 years ago

New BUMBLEance comes to the rescue for first Donegal baby

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Nine-month-old Oisin Boyle from Glenties was the first special ‘King Bee’ from the county to be taken on the Children’s Ambulance Service. Little Oisin, who has a brain disorder, travelled …
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Dancer Megan plans country night in memory of her wonderful aunt Winnie 2 years ago

Dancer Megan plans country night in memory of her wonderful aunt Winnie

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Winne McCauley was a much-loved Donegal woman who passed away before Christmas 2016. Through her life, she had a great impact on two communities in Ray, Falcarragh and Aranmore island, …
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