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Watch: Cherish the Ladies sing the praises of a special Donegal village 1 week ago

Watch: Cherish the Ladies sing the praises of a special Donegal village

The Grammy-nominated band, who have close connections to Donegal, are singing the praises of the region online and across the US through the song ‘Glenties’.

Written by Dublin singer/songwriter Maurice …
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The Derry Girls have their own playlists we’re buzzing off them already 2 weeks ago

The Derry Girls have their own playlists we’re buzzing off them already

Episode two of the new Derry Girls series was another great night’s craic.

We loved the badass Ms De Brún, the Christmas cupboard raid and the return of Uncle Collum …
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Tara’s awesome American pursuit of happiness 3 weeks ago

Tara’s awesome American pursuit of happiness

By  •  Life

When Tara O’Grady was laid off from her office job in New York, she greeted the upheaval as a gift.

She had always wanted to go on a great American …
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Ailish McBride is singing for success on Glór Tíre 2 months ago

Ailish McBride is singing for success on Glór Tíre

Talented singer Ailish McBride is calling on Donegal to support her on a thrilling journey through Ireland’s biggest country music talent show.

The 19-year-old student is one of six finalists in …
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‘I am really glad to be back doing what I love’ – Maria follows her dream 2 months ago

‘I am really glad to be back doing what I love’ – Maria follows her dream

Formally known as The Happy Camper, the well-known singer/songwriter launches her new album ‘I Choose to Love.’

Songwriting for 20 years, I Choose To Love is Maria’s first collection of …
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Donegal’s finest female artists unite for hospice memorial album 3 months ago

Donegal’s finest female artists unite for hospice memorial album

The Wild Atlantic Women ‘Live, Laugh, Love’ CD project is a collection of songs donated from local artists in aid of Donegal Hospice.

The compilation also remembers a much-loved young …
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Fans are falling for Rebecca Harkin’s new single 6 months ago

Fans are falling for Rebecca Harkin’s new single

The up-and-coming songbird launched the soulful single this month ahead of her future album release.

There has been a lot of love shared online for Rebecca’s talent in ‘Fall Like …
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Singer Eve Belle making great first impressions 6 months ago

Singer Eve Belle making great first impressions

Eve Belle Murtagh is the singer-songwriter behind that pop song we can’t get out of our heads.

The 20-year-old Gaoth Dobhair native is on the rise and has had a …
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All smiles for Sally when Nathan Carter paid a surprise visit! 7 months ago

All smiles for Sally when Nathan Carter paid a surprise visit!

Sally Crossan from Lifford had an unexpected visitor on Thursday when Country Music star Nathan Carter arrived at her home.

Carter was in Donegal for the Clonmany Festival last week, …
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Events: Stage stars sing on special night with Daniel O’Donnell 8 months ago

Events: Stage stars sing on special night with Daniel O’Donnell

Over 100 people of all ages took to the stage in An Grianan Theatre with none other than international singing legend Daniel O’Donnell for their first ever performance in …
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‘Heartbroken’ Derek Ryan cancels Donegal show after mother passes away 9 months ago

‘Heartbroken’ Derek Ryan cancels Donegal show after mother passes away

By  •  News

The Carlow singer shared the heartbreaking news with fans yesterday, saying his family are devastated by the loss.

Sally Ryan passed away peacefully in hospital on Monday the 9th of July. …
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Special show puts Donegal’s female fiddlers in the spotlight 9 months ago

Special show puts Donegal’s female fiddlers in the spotlight

The Regional Cultural Centre is set to host a unique celebration concert for female fiddlers on July 15th.

The fiddle has long been associated with County Donegal, but apart from …
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Local fan springs new hope by asking Garth Brooks about Irish return 9 months ago

Local fan springs new hope by asking Garth Brooks about Irish return

Garth Brooks has said he is 100% willing to bring his world tour to Ireland after the ‘heart-breaking’ cancellations four years ago.

Superfan Karen Green, who lives in Donegal, gained …
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Elaine’s powerful single raises support for Relay for Life 11 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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‘King of Country’ Big Tom dies aged 81 11 months ago

‘King of Country’ Big Tom dies aged 81

By  •  News

Big Tom McBride passed away this morning surrounded by family, just months after his wife Rose died in January.

The Monaghan man’s career spanned over 50 years on the Irish …
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Watch: Donegal schoolgirl delivers powerful St. Patrick’s Day performance 1 year ago

Watch: Donegal schoolgirl delivers powerful St. Patrick’s Day performance

The voice of local singer Katie McCarthy’s rang out through Letterkenny to open the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Saturday. Thanks to a video filmed by her proud father, Katie’s take on …
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The best ways to book your wedding entertainment 1 year ago

The best ways to book your wedding entertainment

Food and Music, these are the two biggest things that people will remember from your wedding and will talk about for weeks or even months afterwards too. So it’s natural …
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Two Donegal schoolgirls included in casting announcement for Trinity’s ‘Evita’ 1 year ago

Two Donegal schoolgirls included in casting announcement for Trinity’s ‘Evita’

Leah Herron (11) from Donegal Town and Eimear McTeague (10) from Letterkenny have recently landed solo roles in Trinity Musical Theatre’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Evita’. The girls are set to …
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Our Derry Girls party soundtrack prayers have been answered 1 year ago

Our Derry Girls party soundtrack prayers have been answered

Last night’s episode of Derry Girls was a mishmash of 90s throwbacks that conjured up all the nostalgia for a generation.

Events centred around a house party for the ‘wains …
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Kelli’s debut single hits number one on day of release! 1 year ago

Kelli’s debut single hits number one on day of release!

The Fanad woman’s cover of the Nashville showstopper, Sanctuary, peaked at number one this week.

Soaring past Taylor Swift and Johnny Cash, Kelli says that she is overwhelmed by the …
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Christmas FM comes to Donegal! 1 year ago

Christmas FM comes to Donegal!

Festive jingles will be on the airwaves across the country from 1pm on Tuesday.

You can listen in in Letterkenny by tuning to 105.7FM.

The station will also be broadcast …
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Talented trio tune up for Toy Show 1 year ago

Talented trio tune up for Toy Show

Made up of Siofra Mauerhofer, Aoife Breslin and Ellen Mc Groary, the Donegal Town-based band Revolutionary have been playing gigs for the past three years after being put together at …
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Will it be next stop, Nashville for Grainne and Emma? 1 year ago

Will it be next stop, Nashville for Grainne and Emma?

Gráinne Gavigan from Ardara and Emma Ní Fhíoruisce from Gaoth Dobhair will be under the bright lights of the Opry Dhoire showcase.

You can catch their performances on Tuesday, November …
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Chicago shows they love their ‘Daniel’ 1 year ago

Chicago shows they love their ‘Daniel’

Daniel has received the iBAM! Award for his lifelong contribution to Irish music and culture globally.

He was honoured at a gala awards night in Chicago on October 27th, where he was …
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Niall Horan launches debut solo album to rave reviews 1 year ago

Niall Horan launches debut solo album to rave reviews

This morning he could not contain his excitement, telling his Twitter followers that he is “incredibly proud” of the new album.

“It’s time. Flicker is out, finally,” he wrote.

“I’ve …
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Little Hours call on Donegal to help them reach Number 1 1 year ago

Little Hours call on Donegal to help them reach Number 1

Little Hours’ Too Much Patience EP launched on Friday October 6th, and they are calling on all fans to help them storm the charts in the first week.

Ed Sheeran …
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A night of ceol and craic planned in aid of Inishowen flood victims 1 year 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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Lead musician calls time on Little Hours 2 years ago

Lead musician calls time on Little Hours

One of the founding members of the successful Donegal band Little Hours has told fans his time with the group has ended.

Guitarist and vocalist Ryan Mc Closkey revealed last …
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The Henry Girls join line-up for night of music and kindness for Inishowen 2 years ago

The Henry Girls join line-up for night of music and kindness for Inishowen

This concert is taking place to help raise further vital funds needed to support local victims of the recent floods in Inishowen. It will feature The Henry Girls, Sailor Bill, …
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Make a splash in the LMS chorus of Singin’ in the Rain 2 years ago

Make a splash in the LMS chorus of Singin’ in the Rain

Letterkenny Musical Society’s 2018 production at An Grianan Theatre will be “Singin’ in the Rain” – the musical inspired by the 1952 film starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds.

Most …
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Go get ’em! Flood Aid tickets on sale NOW 2 years ago

Go get ’em! Flood Aid tickets on sale NOW

Tickets for the Flood Aid for Inishowen charity concert are in high demand and are now available to buy online.

The massive event on Sunday 3rd September at the Aura …
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WATCH: Donegal singer’s explosive music video takes internet by storm 2 years ago

WATCH: Donegal singer’s explosive music video takes internet by storm

Sinead’s video for Daddy’s Lessons had 24,000 views in 24 hours and is steadily gaining more and more attraction. It now has 30,000 views and over 200 shares.

The video …
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Delightful garden music festival marks 10 year anniversary 2 years ago

Delightful garden music festival marks 10 year anniversary

Songs for a Summer Evening is a celebration of opera in a garden outhouse in a hidden gem of Donegal.

There will be shows on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th …
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‘You can’t help but be inspired in Donegal’ – Kate O’Callaghan 2 years ago

‘You can’t help but be inspired in Donegal’ – Kate O’Callaghan

Kate picked up the guitar for the first time when she moved from Dublin to Donegal in 2005, and has since thrived in song. From her musical beginnings with the …
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The inspiring story of the secret songbook behind Bri Carr’s new album 2 years ago

The inspiring story of the secret songbook behind Bri Carr’s new album

This Wild Atlantic Woman’s new album ‘Full Circle… Rotha an tSaoil’ hit shelves this year to an incredible response. Local and national radio stations such as Midwest Radio, Midlands Radio, …
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Country superstar shows major love for track by Donegal’s Keith Harkin 2 years ago

Country superstar shows major love for track by Donegal’s Keith Harkin

This year marks the 25th anniversary since the release of catchy country anthem Achy Breaky Heart by Cyrus. The iconic song became his signature track and helped bring him to …
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Caitlín sings the praises of Donegal musicians 2 years ago

Caitlín sings the praises of Donegal musicians

The Cloughaneely native will present Féilte on TG4 which celebrates talented musicians from Ireland’s Gaeltacht regions, including two in Donegal.

Caitlín begins the show this week (6th July, 8.30pm) in her …
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Ed Sheeran announces SEVEN Irish shows 2 years ago

Ed Sheeran announces SEVEN Irish shows

The singer has revealed dates in Galway, Belfast, Cork and Dublin in May 2018.

Donegal fans can catch him at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, on May 4th and 5th, Boucher …
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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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COMPETITION: Be on TV with Nathan Carter! 2 years ago

COMPETITION: Be on TV with Nathan Carter!

Singing superstar Nathan Carter is about to record a new series of The Nathan Carter Show on RTÉ One. There promises to be another great mix of special guests, fantastic music, plenty …
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Jacqui Sharkey is over the moon about her new single 2 years ago

Jacqui Sharkey is over the moon about her new single

Gweedore-based  singer/songwriter Jacqui Sharkey is about to launch her brand new single, ‘The Whole Of The Moon’, a cover of the Waterboys’ hit, on 16th June.

The track has already …
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How Sinead engineers an electrifying image of women in STEM 2 years ago

How Sinead engineers an electrifying image of women in STEM

By  •  Life

The Leaving Cert this year will see a usual imbalance in the number of boys and girls studying STEM subjects – 94% of candidates studying Engineering are male, 84% of …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s heartache after beloved fiddle is broken 2 years ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s heartache after beloved fiddle is broken

By  •  News

The Donegal musician was travelling to the Shetland Islands when the 19th century Haley Richardson fiddle was taken from her by airport security for examination.

Extensive damage to the fiddle, …
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Musician pens powerful song for blogger who suffered miscarriage 2 years ago

Musician pens powerful song for blogger who suffered miscarriage

Rebecca Flynn, the woman behind Body Positive Ireland, discussed her miscarriage frankly and bravely this week on her Snapchat in an attempt to break down the stigma and silence surrounding …
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Yee-haw! The Jamboree is in town! 2 years ago

Yee-haw! The Jamboree is in town!

The stage is now being set up for the hotly-anticipated Jamboree in the Park Letterkenny, as Ireland’s largest indoor country music festival hits the great outdoors this Saturday. 

All will …
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Watch: Newlyweds’ first dance interrupted by noisy invasion 2 years ago

Watch: Newlyweds’ first dance interrupted by noisy invasion

Mr. & Mrs. Brian and Olivia Stern celebrated their wedding reception at Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel in Donegal last weekend. As Brian is a US Navy man, there was already …
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WATCH: Bridesmaid sings ‘Perfect’ speech at Donegal wedding 2 years ago

WATCH: Bridesmaid sings ‘Perfect’ speech at Donegal wedding

Bridesmaid Ciara Whoriskey paid tribute to happy newlyweds Kerrie and Rachael Costello in a fresh and funny way – reworking the lyrics of One Direction’s Perfect.

Strabane women Kerrie and Rachael were married in …
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Exclusive: Country star Cliona Hagan on why Donegal crowds are ‘so amazing’ 2 years ago

Exclusive: Country star Cliona Hagan on why Donegal crowds are ‘so amazing’

Cliona Hagan, the new princess of Irish County, is counting down the days to the Letterkenny Jamboree, where she and her band join a lineup that boasts the best of …
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Watch: Adorable Letterkenny baby is soothed by the sounds of Ed Sheeran 2 years ago

Watch: Adorable Letterkenny baby is soothed by the sounds of Ed Sheeran

The song Nancy Mulligan from Ed Sheeran’s new album Divide is known as a lively track to dance to, but one Letterkenny baby hears it as the perfect lullaby.

Baby …
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How to catch a concert by the RTE Lyric FM Quartet in Donegal 2 years ago

How to catch a concert by the RTE Lyric FM Quartet in Donegal

The music group will be performing a series of 50-minute concerts in schools and community groups across Donegal from next Monday, May 8th.

RTÉ lyric fm will visit Donegal as part of their new stream …
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