IN LATE October, Aileen McCullagh was approached by two special needs assistants at a Raphoe school with a fundraising idea.
JESIKA Vance woke up one morning, drew the curtains back and looked out in wonder.
“We need all our heroes to keep on doing what they can and I know that I can depend on you.“
A LITTLE Donegal schoolgirl wrote a personal letter to the government asking to be allowed sit beside her best friend in school again – and got a written response from Leo Varadkar.
So far in 2020, there has been a 20 per cent increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by Gardaí across Ireland when compared with the same period …
IT FELT like a day of vindication for a hard-working lobby group as the opening of the Mica Redress Scheme was officially announced this week.
Mary Carlin from Killygordan had a very special visitor when her son Matthew cycled all the way from London to see her.
Matthew hadn’t seen his mum in six …
Kellyann Brogan (23), from Castlethird, Carrigans, is a chef at the Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel and Spa.
Her apron had been hung up in March with no certainty or clarity as …
THE words of Tom Reidy are as vivid now as they were 14 years ago: ‘If you want to go further, there is something there.’
IF THERE is such a thing at the moment in sport, Arlene Crossan might well be entitled to regard herself as among the lucky ones.
WHEN Ballybofey woman Mariea Doherty-McGinty pinned a teddy bear to the fence outside her home, little did she think she was starting a cuddly Covid craze!
A DONEGAL woman who was one of the first female members of An Garda Síochána 61 years ago has sadly passed away.
A KILCAR woman who set a modest total for a charity head shave has raised over a staggering €13,000.
STAFF at Letterkenny University Hospital got an eggcellent Easter surprise last night thanks to two generous local women.
A 104-year-old Donegal woman, who can recall the death of two siblings in the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, has told of her worry as Covid-19 takes a hold.
A Donegal businesswoman has pledged to shave her hair off to raise money for her local Covid-19 community support service.
The memory of Brid Carr lives on and continues to inspire, six years after the Glencolmcille woman died from ovarian cancer in 2014.
Junk Kouture is a fashion competition using recycled materials, which challenges young people to design, create and model high end couture – using everyday junk!
It takes in elements of …
Ellevyn Irwin will travel to Monaco in March 2020 to attend the IOC World Conference on the prevention of injury and illness in sport. Her abstract, entitled ‘Clinically-orientated assessments of …
Boxing can be a lonely business at times, but the Carndonagh woman felt everything but alone.
As she lined up for her National Senior final against fellow Inishowen woman Caroline …
The XI WKF Junior, Cadet and U21 Championships are being held in Santiago De Chile and get underway next Tuesday.
Emma Dolan from Argary, a student at the Royal and …
The 18-year-old, from Castlebar, is Ireland’s first visually-impaired competitor in Irish rallying – and could secure a class victory in the Border Championship tomorrow at the 2019 Donegal Harvest Rally.
Curtis played for Portsmouth in their win against Sunderland yesterday in the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley Stadium.
The Curtis family were in London for the …
North West Special Olympics Club star Siobhan McCay had a golden morning in Abu Dhabi.
McCay was part of the Ireland team that won gold at the 2019 Special Olympics …
By Chris McNulty, ringside at the Ulster Hall
The Illies Golden Gloves woman fell on the wrong side of a 3-2 split decision to Canal ABC’s Chloe Fleck in tonight’s …
For the last two-and-a-half years, Barr – who previously boxed out of the Twin Towns ABC – has been dogged by a succession of injuries.
Barr has been through the …
Victoria (13) suffers from scoliosis, a condition that means she has a 100-degree curve in her spine.
As a result of complications, Victoria – who was just 1.6kg when born …
Gallen will feature in the international tournament against England in Bristol on Saturday, January 26.
The Raphoe welter is a three-time Irish champion, who scooped two Irish titles in 2018 …
Grier netted one of the goals in a 5-2 win ovcer CDC Altatorre from Spain this morning and Doncaster sealed a last eight spot thanks to a 9-1 win over …
The 2019 RunDonegal Women’s 5k, which was officially launched this evening. will be run in aid of the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
The RunDonegal Women’s 5k will take …
Donegal sportswoman Denise McElhinney, who is currently living Down Under having moved in 2017, joined the presenters of The Project to introduce a segment of the show.
Donegal viewers down …
Dani McFadden collected the prestigious award at a ceremony held in the King’s Garden Banquet Hall.
McFadden has been a key figure in the Brampton Roger Casements club …
Barrett collected the Top Goalscorer award and the Milford woman was also named on the Team of the Year.
The Peamount United striker scored 30 goals in the …
From Chris McNulty in California
Next Thursday, unbeaten middleweight boxer Quigley takes on Freddy Hernandez in the first defence of his NABF middleweight belt.
The following Friday night, dancer O’Meara-Curran …
Ardara native Michelle Bennett-Adair and Gaoth Dobhair GAA Club Chairperson Moira Graham will etch their names into the books this weekend.
Picture: Michelle Bennett-Adair and Moira Graham at the recent …
After six months out of action, due to a heart condition, the talented midfielder was unsure if she would ever get back playing again.
Earlier this year, an MRI scan …
McGlynn finished ninth in the Cardiff Half Marathon.
The experienced McGlynn came home in one hour, 13 minutes and 41 seconds – shaving a couple of seconds off the previous …
McSharry, a member of the Marlin’s Swimming Club in Ballyshannon, eased into the final in Buenos Aires.
McSharry, from Grange in County Sligo, was third in her semi-final last night, …
McConnell finished third in the 5k walk, setting a new Donegal record of 27:01.46 in the process.
McConnell made light of the red-hot conditions to finish just two seconds behind …
Vanessa was taken out of ICU for the first time in seven weeks and is back on a hospital ward.
Vanessa took ill on a family holiday at the start …
The Termon woman played the full hour last Saturday evening as Donegal defeated Monaghan by 14 points in the Ulster semi-final.
That she can be expected to face Armagh in …
It was in a small room of Letterkenny University hospital when Ballindrait couple Louise and Eddie heard the sentence that turned their lives upside down.
After her 12-week scan in …