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Frances’ festive party celebrates a special 25th Anniversary 2 years ago

Frances’ festive party celebrates a special 25th Anniversary

Mourne Antiques and Amelia’s are hosting a Traditional Festive Evening in their stores on Main Street Letterkenny on Thursday 23rd November.

The event will be a fantastic opportunity for Frances …
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The Coca Cola truck is coming: here’s where to get on board 2 years ago

The Coca Cola truck is coming: here’s where to get on board

The John Lewis ad is out, the lights are getting switched on soon, and now we have another magical event to make it feel like Christmas.

Holidays are coming and …
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Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening 2 years 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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Starbucks unwrap clever colour-in Christmas cups 2 years ago

Starbucks unwrap clever colour-in Christmas cups

The unveiling of the Starbucks Christmas cup has become an annual event for coffee and Insta fans in recent years. We’re all eager to see what designs we’ll be showing …
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If a Toy Show ticket is on your wish list, act now 2 years ago

If a Toy Show ticket is on your wish list, act now

If you get as excited as Buddy the Elf each Christmas and have a stellar stock of Christmas jumpers, then now is the time to act.

This is for those …
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Glorious gin-filled mince pies are on the way 2 years ago

Glorious gin-filled mince pies are on the way

It’s clear this Christmas is going to be all about gin. From baubles, advent calendars, chocolates and now pastries, we’ll all have turned into juniper berries by the new year.


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Choo Choo! The Santa Express is rolling back into Oakfield Park 2 years ago

Choo Choo! The Santa Express is rolling back into Oakfield Park

From December 1st to the 23rd, boys and girls will be boarding the Santa Express and enjoying an enchanting train ride through Oakfield Park in Raphoe to meet Mr Claus …
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Young stars sought for magical Christmas production 2 years ago

Young stars sought for magical Christmas production

An Grianan Theatre are preparing to showcase a fresh new version of the magical Christmas tale The Nutcracker this year.

Like last year’s Christmas show Peter Pan, this will be a youth …
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The cutest heels EVER are coming to Penneys for Christmas 2 years ago

The cutest heels EVER are coming to Penneys for Christmas

Yes, we know it’s only September, but it’s never too early to start planning Santa lists and Christmas outfits.

Which is why we’re so excited to see the sneak peek …
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Auditions open for a feline fun Christmas panto 2 years ago

Auditions open for a feline fun Christmas panto

The Butt Drama Circle will host auditions for the original tale of Puss in Boots by Thomas O’Leary in the Balor Theatre this Friday, September 8, at 7 pm for children. The …
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Video: Mammy surprised when daughter flies home for belated Christmas visit 3 years ago

Video: Mammy surprised when daughter flies home for belated Christmas visit

Yesterday Rita Grant flew home from New York for a belated Christmas reunion and surprised her mother and father Isabel and Patrick in Clonmany.

“Where did you come from?” Isabel …
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Donegal stars dominate Christmas TV ratings 3 years ago

Donegal stars dominate Christmas TV ratings

It’s official: Mrs Brown is once again the queen of Christmas television after the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas special pulled in the most viewers over the festive period for the …
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How to recycle your old toys and phones to help sick children 3 years ago

How to recycle your old toys and phones to help sick children

By  •  News

There are bound to be many old phones and tech devices discarded around homes this Christmas, as shiny new updates command our attention.

The BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service collect used …
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Donegal kids upset by non-hatching Hatchimals 3 years ago

Donegal kids upset by non-hatching Hatchimals

By  •  Mammy

There were many children excited to see a Hatchimal under the tree on Christmas morning, but reports of non-hatching toys and a variety of other malfunctions have come from disappointed …
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5 things we loved about the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special 3 years ago

5 things we loved about the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special

You’ll either love it or hate it – the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas specials are something that bring families together for a while. With lots of *shushing* and rustling sweet …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Christmas: the Musical 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Christmas: the Musical

By  •  Mammy

Christmas.

It’s finally here. The big one. What we’ve been working towards. The performance. The show.

Christmas is like putting together a musical: you decide on the show, get …
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A sneek peek at Daniel and Majella’s Christmas address 3 years ago

A sneek peek at Daniel and Majella’s Christmas address

At 3pm on Christmas Day, they will deliver a very special message to viewers all over Ireland – the same time as the Queen of England.

We can reveal that a …
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Here’s how many calories Santa will eat tonight 3 years ago

Here’s how many calories Santa will eat tonight

Two in three (64%) Irish people will take part in the annual tradition of leaving food and drink out for Santa Claus this Christmas Eve, meaning that Santa will consume …
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WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham 3 years ago

WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham

Brian McDermott is a chef from Moville who shares with us his top tips for creating the perfect turkey and ham this Christmas.

With Christmas just a day away, here’s some …
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WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time 3 years ago

WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time

With Christmas just a day away, turkeys are being prepared, Christmas pajamas are being donned, and Santa is getting his reindeer prepared for the long night ahead.

Here’s our countdown …
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Public appeal for man who dreams of having friends at Christmas 3 years ago

Public appeal for man who dreams of having friends at Christmas

By  •  News

A heartbreaking message has been sent out in the hope of helping a young man who suffers from loneliness at Christmas.

The appeal was sent to former MLA Pat Ramsey …
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Christmas at Castle Grove 3 years ago

Christmas at Castle Grove

By  •  Life

With Christmas nearly upon us, the time is fast approaching to cosy up by the fire and enjoy the festive period, in which over indulging in tasty food and treating …
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Homecoming nearly gives Donegal mammy heart failure! 3 years ago

Homecoming nearly gives Donegal mammy heart failure!

Homecoming videos are funny and heartwarming, but the shock that mothers are going through might be too much for some.

Children coming home from abroad for the Christmas holidays are …
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The great Letterkenny gift off 3 years ago

The great Letterkenny gift off

By  •  Business

Donegal Daily reports that demand for voucher cards for the popular scheme are up a hefty 50% on this time last year.

As of last night, shoppers have bought more than …
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You better watch out, they’re telling a lie 3 years ago

You better watch out, they’re telling a lie

By  •  News

The research found that 32% of people lie more than usual around Christmastime – tis the season to be dishonest apparently!

‘Human Lie Detector’ Darren Stanton says that we often don’t recognise …
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Local actor recites chilling poem to make you rethink that drink 3 years ago

Local actor recites chilling poem to make you rethink that drink

Donegal based national charity Alcohol Forum has recorded a version of the classic Christmas poem, ‘Twas the night before Christmas’, to raise awareness of the harmful effect our drinking can …
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Snow and festive delights forecast for Daniel’s big show 3 years ago

Snow and festive delights forecast for Daniel’s big show

By  •  Videos

The forecast for Daniel’s Christmas Eve looks like a White Christmas with weather girls to the east and west after a trailer for his Christmas show was released from RTE.

Daniel …
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Storm Barbara blows in with dangerous wind warnings 3 years ago

Storm Barbara blows in with dangerous wind warnings

By  •  News

Met Eireann have issued the warning saying gusts could reach up to 120kph in places.

People have been warned to taking extra care when out and about especially when near …
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Say Yule be mine….. 3 years ago

Say Yule be mine…..

By  •  Bridal

Tis’ the season to get engaged

Ok so most of us have experienced the pressure of everyone expecting the ‘announcement’ at some stage or another. Friends and family aren’t afraid …
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Watch: Donegal man gets on board with marvellous music video 3 years ago

Watch: Donegal man gets on board with marvellous music video

Ryan O Breathnach from Bundoran is an Ordinary Supply with the Irish Naval Service and is part of the LÉ Eithne crew who recorded a fantastic music video for CMRF Crumlin to …
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Act fast: So many sparkly shoes are now half price 3 years ago

Act fast: So many sparkly shoes are now half price

By  •  Style

Today is the official cut-off date for Standard Delivery to Ireland, so we’re going to have to act fast if there’s a chance of having them before Christmas.

The parties …
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Video: This is the most ‘Donegal’ reaction to a homecoming yet 3 years ago

Video: This is the most ‘Donegal’ reaction to a homecoming yet

Ciara Cunningham, from Kilcar, was at work when her older sister Nichola made a surprise entrance. Ciara’s reaction was a mix of hilarious shock and happiness to see her sister …
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10 tips to a stress-free Christmas 3 years ago

10 tips to a stress-free Christmas

By  •  Health

Christmas can be a stressful time for many of us. With expectations and even perceived expectations of how we should celebrate Christmas. In today’s article I will focus on what …
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Win a luxurious stay at Castle Grove in our 12 Days of Giveaways! 3 years ago

Win a luxurious stay at Castle Grove in our 12 Days of Giveaways!

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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Video: This is why Liam Neeson will never play Santa Claus 3 years ago

Video: This is why Liam Neeson will never play Santa Claus

Santa has a particular set of skills for delivering toys on Christmas Eve, but they’re not the type of skills Liam Neeson likes to boast about in the famous Taken
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Storms take over snow outlook for Christmas Day 3 years ago

Storms take over snow outlook for Christmas Day

By  •  News

After an unseasonably warm and dry December, the forecaster said there is an “elevated risk” of strong winds and rain developing this weekend.

The stormy conditions are set to arrive …
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Relax, recharge and reset 3 years ago

Relax, recharge and reset

This week I am not going to preach to you.

There will be no tips or hints.

This coming week is about one thing.

Spending time with your family …
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Six realistic rules for mammies at Christmas 3 years ago

Six realistic rules for mammies at Christmas

By  •  Mammy

I just spent half an hour reading articles and blogs on “How to Survive Christmas” and “Top tips for Mums at Christmas”… and ooooooh how I giggled.  

It’s true …
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Planning your Christmas Day attire 3 years ago

Planning your Christmas Day attire

By  •  Style

Happy Countdown to Christmas! The feeling when the festive season is almost upon us, ahh the excitement of it all.

So it’s common knowledge that most of us tend …
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Win a TV from TDA Repairs in our 12 Days of Giveaways 3 years ago

Win a TV from TDA Repairs in our 12 Days of Giveaways

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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Review: Tanning sets for a glowing Christmas gift 3 years ago

Review: Tanning sets for a glowing Christmas gift

We’ve all been lacking sunshine on our skin this winter, and many of us will be looking for alternative ways to look less pasty for party nights out. It won’t be …
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Santa Claus cleared for flight over Ireland next week! 3 years ago

Santa Claus cleared for flight over Ireland next week!

A motion of utmost importance was raised in Dail Eireann today, and many people will be very relieved by the outcome.

Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly put forward a …
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This is the World’s Most Expensive Christmas Jumper 3 years ago

This is the World’s Most Expensive Christmas Jumper

They call Christmas Jumpers ‘Ugly Christmas Sweaters’ in America, but this one is simply amazing.

Adorned with 24,274 individually placed Swarovski crystals, this jumper took 52 hours to made. It has …
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Exclusive: Actresses reveal what it’s like to be rocked by a scandal 3 years ago

Exclusive: Actresses reveal what it’s like to be rocked by a scandal

We love a good family feud on TV at Christmas time, and two Donegal women are going to be centrestage of one of the juiciest festive soap fallouts this year.


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Makeup 101 | Glam-Vintage Christmas Eye Makeup 3 years ago

Makeup 101 | Glam-Vintage Christmas Eye Makeup

Get the tinsel out – it’s that time of year again girls! Festive parties, weddings and lots of glitter and sparkle will take us singing into Christmas and the New …
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Santa is going to love this special milk from Aldi 3 years ago

Santa is going to love this special milk from Aldi

Aldi are going to be selling little cartons of whole milk just for Santa Claus this Christmas.

The labels have a little letter telling Santa to enjoy the drink on his …
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Have an excellent electrical Christmas with this competition! 3 years ago

Have an excellent electrical Christmas with this competition!

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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Emergency Services receive the gift of gratitude 3 years ago

Emergency Services receive the gift of gratitude

By  •  News

On Monday past, a group of Transition Year students from Loreto Secondary School in Letterkenny made three very special deliveries to members of the emergency services before Christmas.

As part of their TY …
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How one boy’s death shattered so many lives 3 years ago

How one boy’s death shattered so many lives

By  •  News

The RSA and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group are reminding us all this Christmas that drink driving destroys lives, families and communities. 

The clear message this Christmas from the Donegal Road …
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Donegal’s most famous couple to deliver Ireland’s Christmas Message 3 years ago

Donegal’s most famous couple to deliver Ireland’s Christmas Message

‘Daniel and Majella’s Christmas Message’ airs on TV3 at 3pm on Christmas Day.

Following on from its inaugural Christmas Day Message last year, TV3 will once again air a special …
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