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Community fund launched for family of cherished Donegal mum Jasmine 1 week ago

Community fund launched for family of cherished Donegal mum Jasmine

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A new fund has been set up by the heartbroken friends of Jasmine McMonagle, the young Donegal mum who was murdered in her home.

Tragic Jasmine, aged 28, was killed …
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Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity! 1 month 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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Women of Donegal step up to raise €5,130 for Donegal Hospice 9 months ago

Women of Donegal step up to raise €5,130 for Donegal Hospice

The twelfth staging of RunDonegal attracted a record number of 780 participants and raised €5,130 for the Donegal Hospice.

The event was run in memory of Lisa McGranaghan from Castlefinn who passed away at …
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Unique birthday party to remember the life of a much-loved friend 1 year ago

Unique birthday party to remember the life of a much-loved friend

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A unique party in Letterkenny on November 24th will celebrate the life of a beautiful and cherished local woman who died nine years ago.

Jessica O’Toole died at the age …
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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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Donegal mum champions 5K event to fast-track a cure for paralysis 1 year ago

Donegal mum champions 5K event to fast-track a cure for paralysis

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The third annual Run In The Dark Donegal takes place on November 15th at 8pm. Championed by local mother Sonia McGarvey, it’s set to be another inspirational and inclusive event.  …
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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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‘We can’t wait to reach a point where we can close’ – Pieta House CEO 1 year ago

‘We can’t wait to reach a point where we can close’ – Pieta House CEO

Over 100 people have benefited from Pieta House NW since it opened, and that support is about to grow further. The centre in Letterkenny is introducing longer opening hours and …
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‘We’re exhausted’ – Caring parents battle to save lifeline autism service 1 year ago

‘We’re exhausted’ – Caring parents battle to save lifeline autism service

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Chairperson of iCARE Angela Tourish tells Donegal Woman how parents are working tirelessly to keep the centre open.

“The main issue is that the HSE are referring children to us …
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Because They’re Woof It: All dogs welcome to Charity Show 1 year 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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Fashion meets football in upcoming celebrity show 1 year ago

Fashion meets football in upcoming celebrity show

The fundraising event kicks off in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny on Wednesday 6th September starting at 7.30pm sharp.

Gracing the catwalk will be the beautiful Amy Callaghan, this year’s Donegal Rose together with …
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A ticket to the Little Wishes Ball is at the top of our wish list 1 year ago

A ticket to the Little Wishes Ball is at the top of our wish list

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All proceeds for the event will go to Little Angels Special School Letterkenny and Make A Wish Ireland.

Chris Frize met with Letterkenny Mayor Jimmy Kavanagh on Tuesday the …
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Team Annagry Lassies present wheelie generous charity donations 1 year ago

Team Annagry Lassies present wheelie generous charity donations

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Team Annagry Lassies took part in the Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race in June of this year and are seeing the benefits of their tremendous 555km success again today.

The Sharkey’s Bar Stool-wheelers …
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No thumbing lifts for this couple on final hurdle of 1,000km walk 2 years ago

No thumbing lifts for this couple on final hurdle of 1,000km walk

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Paul and Karen McGovern are leading the walk to raise funds and awareness of Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Paul, aged 37, has secondary progressive MS, which makes this all the …
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Whatever you’re able to do, there’s going to be something for you at this Sports Day 2 years ago

Whatever you’re able to do, there’s going to be something for you at this Sports Day

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The No Barriers Sports Day and Fun Walk in the Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny on 15th July 2017 gives everyone a chance to take part in some activities – irrespective …
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Clare Gallagher’s recipe for helping animals in need 2 years ago

Clare Gallagher’s recipe for helping animals in need

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Clare Gallagher has been something of a guardian angel for animals in Donegal ever since she moved here four years ago.

The London-native who now lives in Rathmullan has dedicated …
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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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How Darkness into Light will help hope rise in Donegal 2 years ago

How Darkness into Light will help hope rise in Donegal

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Ms O’Connor, the Chief Clinical Officer of Pieta House today highlighted the importance that Darkness Into Light holds in Donegal this year and why people should get up out of their …
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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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Walk through the woods as dawn breaks for Darkness Into Light 2017 2 years ago

Walk through the woods as dawn breaks for Darkness Into Light 2017

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Pieta House’s annual Darkness Into Light (DIL) annual fundraising and awareness event is set to take place this year on May 6th 2017. This year, there will have roughly 150 …
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Top chefs clash in charity cook-off 2 years ago

Top chefs clash in charity cook-off

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The live celebrity chef cook-off in Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel takes place this 27th April at 8pm.

Guests will arrive to a glass of bubbly, overlooking Lough Foyle and watch the masters …
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Pictures: Rundonegal Women’s 5K brings pink power to the Finn Valley 2 years ago

Pictures: Rundonegal Women’s 5K brings pink power to the Finn Valley

The RunDonegal Women’s 5K aimed to raise vital funds for the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund was established in honour of Glencolmcille …
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Sneak preview: Coláiste Ailigh ‘Strictly’ couples revealed 2 years ago

Sneak preview: Coláiste Ailigh ‘Strictly’ couples revealed

Coláiste Ailigh will present an evening of glittering entertainment this Saturday night in The Mount Errigal Hotel at 8pm. Strictly Come Dancing is being organised by the staff and Parents Association …
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Are you ready for the Rundonegal Womens 5K? 2 years ago

Are you ready for the Rundonegal Womens 5K?

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The popular event at 11am at the Finn Valley Centre in Stranorlar has been organised to raise funds for the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Brid Carr Ovarian …
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Wee boy Caolan continues his big fight 2 years ago

Wee boy Caolan continues his big fight

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Bringing home their new baby Gerard and Stacey Melaugh were filled joy.

But that joy and laughter was shattered in just 10 weeks when their first child, a little boy …
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Sweetness and style at the Cup Cake Fantasy charity fashion show 2 years ago

Sweetness and style at the Cup Cake Fantasy charity fashion show

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More than 300 guests enjoyed evening tea while admiring the latest SS17 collections from Topher Lily, McElhinneys, Zuba, Magee of Donegal, Stella Boutique, The Irish House, Get That Trend, Peters …
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Alana prepares for battle in Bahrain 2 years ago

Alana prepares for battle in Bahrain

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The Fitness and Nutrition Consultant who is from Dunree, near Buncrana, is currently training to be fighting fit for a white collar match on St. Patrick’s Day to raise money …
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How about pancakes topped with some goodwill? 2 years ago

How about pancakes topped with some goodwill?

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The Happy Camper Cafe at Cooneys in Letterkenny are hosting a special Pancake Tuesday event in aid of iCAN Ireland. iCAN is a volunteer and parent lead network who help …
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Roisin sets big goals as she builds up for the big 5-0 2 years ago

Roisin sets big goals as she builds up for the big 5-0

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She is marking a special birthday year in her life by taking on a huge personal goal and a challenge to help others. This October, Roisin will be travelling to …
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Big plans and hopes to honour the wishes of Brid Carr 2 years ago

Big plans and hopes to honour the wishes of Brid Carr

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Women of Donegal will be out in force running and walking the RunDonegal Women’s 5K this April to support a local charity for women.

The annual event will be held …
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Colaiste Ailigh gets strictly competitive 2 years ago

Colaiste Ailigh gets strictly competitive

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The staff and parents of Coláiste Ailigh will host a glittering night of dancing in The Mount Errigal Hotel on Saturday the 1st of April.

The event is being run …
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A wish in memory of a magical baby girl 2 years ago

A wish in memory of a magical baby girl

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Sharon and Brian Thompson’s baby girl Victoria has been a powerful force for good. Victoria passed away after just nine months in the world, but her lasting memory has been …
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The three women behind Donegal’s newest shops 2 years ago

The three women behind Donegal’s newest shops

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Donegal Town, Ballyshannon and Letterkenny have welcomed three NCBI charity shops to raise funds to support the 2,000 people with sight loss in Donegal.

All shops offer quality second-hand clothes, books and …
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Watch: Donegal man gets on board with marvellous music video 2 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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Video: Take a magical flight over a Christmas lights display 2 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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