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Shocking video shows how quickly Christmas trees burn 3 years ago

Shocking video shows how quickly Christmas trees burn

Donegal County Council have urged people to stay safe this Christmas and take special care with their Christmas decorations to prevent fire-related tragedies.

As part of their campaign, they have shared …
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We might have been doing this ‘vulgar’ thing at the dinner table for years 3 years ago

We might have been doing this ‘vulgar’ thing at the dinner table for years

By  •  Life

There’s usually someone at evening tea who enjoys a good big glass of milk, but according to Donegal celebrity Noel Cunningham, leaving the carton on the table is an “awful practice” …
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Santa grants a dying boy’s last wish 3 years ago

Santa grants a dying boy’s last wish

Eric Schmitt-Matzen, a normally jolly Santa Claus in Tennessee, USA, has shared his emotional experience of granting a sick five-year-old boy’s last wish.

All the boy wanted was to meet …
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Coping with loneliness this Christmas 3 years ago

Coping with loneliness this Christmas

By  •  Health

“Christmas, we are told, is the most wonderful time of the year. Yet for many it is a time of loneliness, isolation and sadness”.

Our society paints a picture of …
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Glitzy nail ideas for busy party people 3 years ago

Glitzy nail ideas for busy party people

By  •  Beauty

There are so many ideas out there when it comes to glamming up your nails, however very few of them are doable when you have a hectic work life or …
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Music star has a jolly jam session for Donegal charities 3 years ago

Music star has a jolly jam session for Donegal charities

Dublin singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke stepped in to promote the Christmas Spirit LK fundraising drive as they come ever closer to their target.

Christmas Spirit LK has just released a clip …
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Five fun things you didn’t know about Freckles 3 years ago

Five fun things you didn’t know about Freckles

You might have spotted a familiar freckled face around Donegal. Her bright orange hair stands out from the bright green book on bookshop shelves and library displays.

This little lady …
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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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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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Where to find the most festive feeling in Belfast 3 years ago

Where to find the most festive feeling in Belfast

By  •  Life

If you want find the festive atmosphere of a European Christmas Market, you really don’t have to travel far. Belfast is just a couple of hours away, and in the …
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Win a chance to chill in luxury at Harvey’s Point 3 years ago

Win a chance to chill in luxury at Harvey’s Point

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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Keep calm and visit Silent Sensory Santa 3 years ago

Keep calm and visit Silent Sensory Santa

One thing on the list for many families this Christmas is a visit to Santa’s grotto. But for children with autism and sensory processing difficulties it can become a stressful …
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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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Video: This Donegal mammy will make you laugh and cry 3 years ago

Video: This Donegal mammy will make you laugh and cry

By  •  Mammy

One Donegal mammy had the shock of her life when her daughter surprised her by coming home for Christmas.

The growing trend of children coming home early for Christmas and …
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Events: Ladies Christmas Night Out 3 years ago

Events: Ladies Christmas Night Out

By  •  Life

The Ladies Christmas Night Out hosted by Patton Frozen Foods and The Igloo featured Christmas markets, fashion shows and a food demonstration by Rachel Allen.

Local businesses lined the room with beautifully …
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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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Donegal Woman’s Top 10 Christmas Adverts 3 years ago

Donegal Woman’s Top 10 Christmas Adverts

Christmas Adverts are becoming very popular in Ireland and indeed in Donegal! When a magical Christmas advert is flashed onto our TVs, we know Christmas is around the corner and …
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Santa now delivers diamond rings! 3 years ago

Santa now delivers diamond rings!

Santa sees all in the run up to Christmas, and this week he witnessed a display of festive romance. Paddy Doherty and his girlfriend Colette Toland went to the Santa Express …
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Video: Take a magical flight over a Christmas lights display 3 years ago

Video: Take a magical flight over a Christmas lights display

The Whoriskeys from Kerrykeel go to extraordinary lengths to light up their home during the festive season.

For the past 11 years, Michael and Mary Whoriskey’s Christmas Lights have become a …
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The Mac Christmas collection is pretty sweet 3 years ago

The Mac Christmas collection is pretty sweet

Pinks, purples and playfulness make up the Christmas collection from Mac this year, which is all about candy canes and sugarplum fairies.

The range is very feminine and can be very …
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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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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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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: Beautiful video made for those who won’t be home for Christmas 3 years ago

WATCH: Beautiful video made for those who won’t be home for Christmas

John Rafferty has made a stunning video for all those who won’t make it home this Christmas.

John’s two sisters will be in Australia at Christmas, and he made this video for …
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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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The young Donegal stars all set for the Late Late Toy Show 3 years ago

The young Donegal stars all set for the Late Late Toy Show

Donegal will be well-represented in tonight’s programme, with a few talented kids taking to the stage.

One of the stars tonight will be gifted teen Oisin Nee from Letterkenny. He is …
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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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Video: Lonely local pup makes for a heart-warming dogs’ tale 3 years ago

Video: Lonely local pup makes for a heart-warming dogs’ tale

The Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa have released their Christmas advert, which features a lonely Retriever who finds a home and some friends.

Max the dog is the star of …
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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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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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Five essentials for Toy Show night 3 years ago

Five essentials for Toy Show night

Excitement is building for the biggest TV event of the year, the Late Late Toy Show on RTÉ One and RTÉ Player this Friday from 9:35pm.

So to make …
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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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What ‘wee women’ want this Christmas 3 years ago

What ‘wee women’ want this Christmas

To get snuggly

Everybody loves getting new snuggly pyjamas or cuddly dressing gowns to keep them toasty over the winter season, so you won’t go far wrong with these popular picks.


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Video: All aboard the most stylish Christmas train of all 3 years ago

Video: All aboard the most stylish Christmas train of all

The clothing brand have released an ad directed by Wes Anderson – the stylistic director behind films such as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Darjeeling Limited and …
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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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Gifts for the ladies in your life 3 years ago

Gifts for the ladies in your life

By  •  Christmas

With it being the BLACK FRIDAY weekend, Donegal Woman has put together the best gifts available for the women in your life. Whether that is treating yourself, sister, mother, partner …
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Review: Bellamianta tan – a Christmas wish come true?
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Review: Bellamianta tan – a Christmas wish come true?

By  •  Review

Bellamianta’s Luxury Tanning products have burst into the world of tanning, and I was eager to see what all the fuss was about. The main attraction is that it doesn’t …
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Letterkenny to light up with festive fun 3 years ago

Letterkenny to light up with festive fun

By  •  News

The festive bash begins at 6pm, with music on the street leading up to the big switch on at 7pm at the Band Stand at Market Square.

The privileged guests …
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WIN: Get in the FROW for this Ladies Night Out 3 years ago

WIN: Get in the FROW for this Ladies Night Out

Festive fashion, food and fun are in the line-up for a glamorous Ladies Christmas Night Out next month in Ballybofey.

Patton Frozen Foods and The Igloo is hosting one of …
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The secrets of the McElhinneys window 3 years ago

The secrets of the McElhinneys window

An enchanted magical forest came to life in Ballybofey last Sunday when McElhinneys unveiled their Christmas window. Children and adults were in awe at the glittering landscape which was filled …
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You’ll want to get out of bed to show off these deluxe PJs 3 years ago

You’ll want to get out of bed to show off these deluxe PJs

These cold nights usually make us want to put on the fluffiest and cutest pyjamas possible and hibernate like bears. However, we often end up looking like actual grisly bears …
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Video: M&S have empowered Mrs Claus this Christmas! 3 years ago

Video: M&S have empowered Mrs Claus this Christmas!

By  •  News, Videos

The Christmas adverts are coming thick and fast and it’s not even the middle of November yet.

We especially like the Marks and Spencer TV advert which has just been …
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Why there’s no place like Penneys this Christmas 3 years ago

Why there’s no place like Penneys this Christmas

Penneys have outdone themselves this season when it comes to Christmas homeware. Half our wardrobes are already stocked by Penneys, and we’re very tempted to deck our halls with finds from …
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A Christmas gift guide for the men in your life 3 years ago

A Christmas gift guide for the men in your life

By  •  Christmas, Style

Ladies let’s be honest, at Christmas we tend to get spoilt way more than the guys in our lives. We get deluxe perfume sets, jewellery, gift vouchers, sparkly dresses, and …
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Arm candy that won’t cost an arm 3 years ago

Arm candy that won’t cost an arm

The Spontaneous Night Out creeps up on us every year. Your friend calls you up out of the blue – ‘Drinks?’, or your other half gets off work early. We …
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The sky is the limit for these two Donegal dolls 3 years ago

The sky is the limit for these two Donegal dolls

By  •  Mammy, News

Donegal based company Lottie Dolls have been nominated in the prestigious 2017 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.

Lottie has been …
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Video: Some very deserving ladies get pampered by Boots 3 years ago

Video: Some very deserving ladies get pampered by Boots

Christmas is a time to celebrate, and this year there will be a special focus on celebrating inspiring women thanks to Boots.

The health and beauty store have dedicated their …
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Bedazzle your guests with festive sparkle 3 years ago

Bedazzle your guests with festive sparkle

By  •  Christmas

The countdown is officially on. The world-famous Late Late Toy Show is on Friday December 2nd. For a lot of us, that marks the start of our festive period. Now …
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Video: Don’t neglect your elders this Christmas 3 years ago

Video: Don’t neglect your elders this Christmas

By  •  Health, Videos

Is this the saddest Christmas Ad that has ever been made? It was released last Christmas by a company called Edeka. Although it’s a year old, we at Donegal Woman …
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