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Events: Catherine’s ABBA night raises a super €3,000 for street children 2 months ago

Events: Catherine’s ABBA night raises a super €3,000 for street children

Journalist Catherine Devine is taking a career break this summer to visit Calcutta and work with the Hope Foundation. She plans to do public relations with the Irish charity and …
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Anita’s fitness fundraiser is a success 3 months ago

Anita’s fitness fundraiser is a success

A Donegal-based woman has gained a major lift on her road to recovery from spinal injury, thanks to a team of kind-hearted supporters.

Anita Jackson, 42, has been using a …
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Giving back after a life-saving heart transplant 3 months ago

Giving back after a life-saving heart transplant

By  •  Life

Organ Donor Awareness Week 2019 began with a park run for Clíona Marley.

The 45-year-old mum of three was given the gift of life almost 5 years ago when …
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Love pilates? Why not try a Christmassy class for charity 6 months ago

Love pilates? Why not try a Christmassy class for charity

By  •  Fitness

A popular Letterkenny physiotherapy and pilates clinic is hosting a fun festive-themed ‘Reformathon’ this December 22nd.

If you’re looking to stretch out and de-stress in the countdown to Christmas, then …
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#RushetoRaise Christmas movie day raises €2,200 for charity 7 months ago

#RushetoRaise Christmas movie day raises €2,200 for charity

By  •  Events, News

More than 200 people attended last Sunday’s special screening of Santa Claus: The Movie at Century Cinemas Letterkenny, hosted by local parents Emmet and Maria Rushe.

Guests turned up in their Christmas jumpers …
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Watch: Powerful Donegal-made video highlights silent grief of miscarriage 7 months ago

Watch: Powerful Donegal-made video highlights silent grief of miscarriage

A charity project by Christmas Spirit LK has brought an emotional topic to the fore through a heartbreaking video.

The moving film, titled EverGlow, was filmed locally in Donegal and …
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Andrea Gilligan announced as celebrity guest of Breast Cancer Ball 8 months ago

Andrea Gilligan announced as celebrity guest of Breast Cancer Ball

By  •  Events

Donegal broadcaster Andrea Gilligan has been named as this year’s celebrity guest at the North West Breast Cancer Ball.

The Ballyshannon native is the host of daily news programme ‘Breakfast Briefing’ and …
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‘We are the lucky ones’ – Orla and Jackie think pink at McElhinneys 8 months ago

‘We are the lucky ones’ – Orla and Jackie think pink at McElhinneys

Orla Maguire and Jackie McGavigan were the special guests at an afternoon tea fundraiser at the Ballybofey department store on Wednesday 24th October.

Both women had overcome at different stages …
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Mini fundraiser raises a massive €12,000 in memory of Letterkenny woman 9 months ago

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

By  •  News

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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Hairdressers’ charity day raises a ‘happy’ €4,000! 11 months ago

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

By  •  News

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 Bradley announces Radisson Blu partnership for 4 Peak Challenge 12 months ago

Nikki Bradley announces Radisson Blu partnership for 4 Peak Challenge

By  •  News

Radisson Blu Letterkenny has partnered with Letterkenny’s inspirational Nikki Bradley for her upcoming charity challenge.

On the 21st of July, adaptive adventurer, Nikki Bradley and internationally acclaimed mountaineer, Iain Miller will …
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Happy Days! This hairdresser’s charity day is a real weekend treat 1 year 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 1 year 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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Events: Creating couture from clutter at Trash ‘N’ Fashion 1 year ago

Events: Creating couture from clutter at Trash ‘N’ Fashion

The show on Thursday 17th May was a stylish success, with students from Donegal and Sligo joining the local fundraiser that sees creative young designers turn trash into wearable art.


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Loreto’s Little Princesses part with their hair for charity 1 year 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 1 year 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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Events: Coffee, charity and collaborations at Evelyn’s coffee morning 1 year ago

Events: Coffee, charity and collaborations at Evelyn’s coffee morning

Delicious treats, copious amounts of caffeine and an innovative business setting were the perfect blend for the ‘Let’s Meet for a Coffee’ event organised by Evelyn Mc Glynn. The marketing …
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Fabulous night of summer style in store for Dungloe 1 year ago

Fabulous night of summer style in store for Dungloe

A stellar list of guests and fashion brands have joined the line-up for the Spring into Summer Fashion Show in the Waterfront Hotel Dungloe. Tickets are in hot demand and will only be available at the door on …
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Ciara Doherty’s ‘Grease’ group are Battle of the Stars winners! 1 year ago

Ciara Doherty’s ‘Grease’ group are Battle of the Stars winners!

The TV3 Ireland AM presenter wowed the crowds on Saturday as she played Sandy from Grease in a winning lip-sync performance in the Breast Cancer Ireland fundraiser. Ciara starred in …
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This fashion show will have us springing into summer in style 1 year ago

This fashion show will have us springing into summer in style

Fashionistas all over Donegal will have a spring in their step as they look forward to a glamorous event this month.

Details of the Spring into Summer Fashion Show have …
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Baby Bump day invites mums to paint a picture of Maternal Mental Health 1 year ago

Baby Bump day invites mums to paint a picture of Maternal Mental Health

A team of local women have organised a fun, thoughtful and creative gathering of local mothers this May 5th in Letterkenny. The event is free, while all donations on the …
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Ciara Doherty steps up for a mighty dance battle 1 year ago

Ciara Doherty steps up for a mighty dance battle

Donegal’s Ciara Doherty will be battling beneath bright lights and disco balls this weekend in support of Breast Cancer Ireland.

The TV3 Ireland AM presenter is one of the …
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The Undertones donate signed guitar to Danielle McLaughlin fund 1 year ago

The Undertones donate signed guitar to Danielle McLaughlin fund

By  •  News

The coveted guitar will be raffled off on the night of Urban Conflict’s performance at 10pm on Easter Sunday in McCallion’s Music Quarter, Buncrana.

To be in with the chance …
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Let’s turn Donegal yellow for Daffodil Day! 1 year ago

Let’s turn Donegal yellow for Daffodil Day!

By  •  News

Volunteering teams will be out in force in local towns selling daffodils, pins, socks and more. The goal is to turn Ireland yellow and selfies are encouraged to spread the …
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Local nurse and cancer survivors lead call for Daffodil Day support 1 year ago

Local nurse and cancer survivors lead call for Daffodil Day support

By  •  News

Every 3 minutes a person in Ireland get a cancer diagnosis, and in Donegal 986 people were diagnosed with cancer in twelve months. Daffodil Day, proudly supported by Boots Ireland, …
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RunDonegal 2018 to remember much-loved local woman 1 year 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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WATCH: Baa-rilliant video builds excitement for Farmers’ Auction 1 year ago

WATCH: Baa-rilliant video builds excitement for Farmers’ Auction

The Farmers’ Auction on Saturday night, 9pm at the Halfway House Burnfoot is the place to be this weekend for a great night’s craic in aid of a great cause – …
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Jennifer’s dream to change a life, just as a special dog changed hers 1 year ago

Jennifer’s dream to change a life, just as a special dog changed hers

By  •  Life

Guide dog O.J. was a true ‘life changer’ for Buncrana woman Jennifer Doherty, who is blind from birth.

O.J. sadly passed away last summer after almost a decade with Jennifer …
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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

By  •  News

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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Free fashion event provides the perfect excuse for a new wardrobe 1 year ago

Free fashion event provides the perfect excuse for a new wardrobe

If you fancy a new wardrobe for the new year, here’s a fantastic Friday night out in aid of a great cause!

Say Yes To That Dress
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Events: Letterkenny Babies collect €2540 in charity Christmas Jumper party 2 years 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.

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Letterkenny Babies to host a jolly Christmas jumper party 2 years ago

Letterkenny Babies to host a jolly Christmas jumper party

The hugely popular Letterkenny Babies Facebook group are inviting their many followers and friends to celebrate the Christmas season with good cheer and goodwill.

There’s a wonderful mix of activities …
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Events: The S-Mum and Rushe Fitness raise €2,000 in Polar Express fundraiser 2 years 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 2 years 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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Events: Creativity and charity combine at La Maison 2 years 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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Events: Majella shares vital message at ‘Think Pink’ afternoon 2 years ago

Events: Majella shares vital message at ‘Think Pink’ afternoon

“It’s tough but it’s doable,” were the comforting words from Majella today as she opened up on her breast cancer journey.

Majella was joined in the McElhinneys lingerie department by …
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A night of ceol and craic planned in aid of Inishowen flood victims 2 years ago

A night of ceol and craic planned in aid of Inishowen flood victims

The event, Inishowen’s Own, will feature some of Donegal’s best musicians, including The Henry Girls, Sailor Bill, Inishowen Gospel Choir, Great White Lies and Tommy Conway.

All proceeds from the …
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Danielle’s mum hopes to give her the voice that was cruelly taken away 2 years ago

Danielle’s mum hopes to give her the voice that was cruelly taken away

By  •  News

Danielle was 28 years old when she was found dead in the Goa region of India on March 14th 2017. An Indian man has been charged with her rape and …
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Donegal Woman’s Rachel McLaughlin is taking a giant leap for No Barriers! 2 years ago

Donegal Woman’s Rachel McLaughlin is taking a giant leap for No Barriers!

By  •  News

I’m Rachel, a Letterkenny woman who has been reporting with Donegal Daily and Donegal Woman since last year.

I’ve interviewed many brave and determined people during that time who had …
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Colourful summer parties to fundraise for Danielle McLaughlin charity 2 years ago

Colourful summer parties to fundraise for Danielle McLaughlin charity

By  •  News

Danielle McLaughlin had been celebrating the Holi Festival in Goa when she was attacked and killed. Her family and friends in the Truth for Danielle charity have organised a Colour …
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Sweet treats to support a special Donegal boy 2 years ago

Sweet treats to support a special Donegal boy

By  •  News

Adam McDonnell is a five-year-old boy who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, which means he is unable to walk, crawl, sit, hold objects or even hold his head up.

He has …
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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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Reverend Alison runs a successful campaign for church hall 2 years ago

Reverend Alison runs a successful campaign for church hall

Donegal Methodist Minister Rev. Alison Gallagher made two great achievements when she completed the Walled City Marathon in Derry on Saturday.

Rev. Gallagher took on the marathon challenge to raise funds …
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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

By  •  News

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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A marathon challenge to remember dad’s final journey 2 years ago

A marathon challenge to remember dad’s final journey

By  •  Life

Sharon Clarke’s father passed away John Boyle 12 days after her wedding, which was held in the small chapel of the Donegal Hospice following a last-minute change of plan.

The …
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Donegal couple face dire days at the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary 2 years ago

Donegal couple face dire days at the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary

By  •  News

The Donegal Donkey Sanctuary is facing closure if they cannot raise enough funds to look after and feed the 70 donkeys in their care.

The sanctuary, which is based in Raphoe, …
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Be one of the 1,000 to make a difference at the Womens Mini-Marathon 2 years ago

Be one of the 1,000 to make a difference at the Womens Mini-Marathon

By  •  News

This is your chance to join a merry troupe of 1,000 ladies taking part in the One in 1,000 campaign  ̶  see www.onein1000.ie.

The mini-marathon takes place over a 10K …
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Rocky road ahead for The Happy Camper team 2 years ago

Rocky road ahead for The Happy Camper team

By  •  News

Maria and Jane McCormack’s quirky pancake and coffee van was destroyed in a freak accident last Saturday at Glenveagh. The campervan rolled into the bog and was unable to be …
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Hop over to Arranmore this weekend for a special Easter event 2 years ago

Hop over to Arranmore this weekend for a special Easter event

By  •  News

The annual Arranmore Walk of Remembrance takes place this Saturday. Here, organiser Elaine Boyle tells the story of the walk and what to expect from this year’s special event:

Well …
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Will you be a Superhero for Special Olympics Ireland? 2 years ago

Will you be a Superhero for Special Olympics Ireland?

By  •  News

This year’s theme is ‘Currently Seeking Superheroes’ with the goal of recruiting volunteers to help on the day and inspiring the wider community to give what they can.

Special Olympics …
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