Kerrykeel woman Mary Whoriskey has been honoured with a ‘Gala Retail Inspiration Award’ this year in recognition of her charity work.

Each December, Mary and her husband Michael turn their garden in Gortcally into a festive wonderland with hundreds of lights and decorations for families to enjoy.

They have raised €94,000 over the past 17 years for various charities.

Mary was kindly nominated for the Gala award by Fergus Mc Ateer. She recently collected her prize and was warmly congratulated David Mayne , Gala area manager and Harkin’s Gala owner Paul Harkin.

This year’s display is in aid of Donegal Down Syndrome.

The lights are switched on every night from 6pm to 11pm for people to come to see the magical wonderland they have created with more than 250 santa clauses and so much more.

You can donate at the gate or online at: