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Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness 16 hours ago

Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness

By  •  News

Gardaí across Donegal are taking part ‘Go Purple Day’ this Friday to promote and support Domestic Violence Support Services across Donegal.

This dedicated day was initiated by members of …
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Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash 3 days ago

Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash

By  •  News

Almost €6,000 has been raised in support of a young local mother who lost her arm in a car crash last weekend.

Evette Woods survived a serious single-vehicle crash on …
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Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events 6 days ago

Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events

By  •  Mammy, News

Online Inishowen events for mums and babies are so popular, they’re attracting emigrants from as far away as Texas and Toronto. That’s according to the manager of Spraoi agus Sport in Carndonagh, …
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Showbiz celeb Nadine Reid settles into Donegal life in style! 1 week ago

Showbiz celeb Nadine Reid settles into Donegal life in style!

By  •  Style, Videos

TV host Nadine Reid is clearly relishing her new life in Ramelton.

Nadine, best known from Virgin Media shows such as Xpose and The Six O’Clock Show, made the move …
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Donegal woman co-hosting podcast on experiences of ‘adulting’ 2 weeks ago

Donegal woman co-hosting podcast on experiences of ‘adulting’

If you’re on the lookout for a new podcast, make sure to check out Sarah Allan’s newest production.

The Raphoe woman has teamed up with a college friend to launch …
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Major clearance sale now on it Irwin Lighting Letterkenny 2 weeks ago

Major clearance sale now on it Irwin Lighting Letterkenny

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A massive sale is taking place at Irwin Lighting at Irwin Expert Electrical Letterkenny.

Everything must go, which means you can get amazing deals on lamps, pendants, chandeliers, …
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Layla’s hope for Hughie’s Corner counselling service 2 weeks ago

Layla’s hope for Hughie’s Corner counselling service

By  •  News

A young Inishowen woman has set up a Go Fund Me appeal to help a children’s therapy service in her area.

Layla Doherty was so taken by the work of …
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‘There is always hope’ – Senator Flynn is ambassador for Darkness Into Light 2021 3 weeks ago

‘There is always hope’ – Senator Flynn is ambassador for Darkness Into Light 2021

By  •  Life

Donegal Senator Eileen Flynn has opened up on how she found light in the dark in the hope of helping others do the same.

The Ardara-based Senator is helping to shine …
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From Antrim to Arranmore – Wild Atlantic Women unite for moving music video 4 weeks ago

From Antrim to Arranmore – Wild Atlantic Women unite for moving music video

Female artists from Antrim all the way to Arranmore Island have launched a new video to share positivity with people at home and abroad.

The music video cover of Francie …
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Fund launched to support lovely little Caitlin’s cancer treatment 4 weeks ago

Fund launched to support lovely little Caitlin’s cancer treatment

By  •  News

A fundraising drive has been launched in aid of an eight-year-old Donegal girl, who has to travel for Germany for vital treatment.

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Appeal after woman attacked in Letterkenny 4 weeks ago

Appeal after woman attacked in Letterkenny

By  •  News

An investigation is underway after a woman was set upon in an unprovoked daytime attack in Letterkenny.

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Doll with Down syndrome joins Lottie collection 1 month ago

Doll with Down syndrome joins Lottie collection

By  •  Kids

A Donegal toy company is about to make a difference for children everywhere with the launch of their first doll with Down syndrome.

The ‘Rosie Boo’ doll launches this Sunday, …
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Donegal woman braves TV social experiment 1 month ago

Donegal woman braves TV social experiment

A young Donegal woman is set to appear on a new TV series to share her strong views on important topics.

Leanne McCafferty from Ballyshannon is one of the guests …
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Donegal woman settles legal battle with HSE after surviving sepsis following first birth 1 month ago

Donegal woman settles legal battle with HSE after surviving sepsis following first birth

By  •  Health

A Donegal woman who developed life-threatening sepsis after being discharged from Letterkenny University Hospital after having her first child has settled her claim against the HSE.

Caroline Cunningham was forced …
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Beautiful baby gives hope after Donegal woman’s years of torment 1 month ago

Beautiful baby gives hope after Donegal woman’s years of torment

By  •  Life

A woman whose uncle was jailed after putting her through a five-year campaign of mental torture says she has found a reason to cherish her life again after having her …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh composes new music to bring hope after pandemic 1 month ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh composes new music to bring hope after pandemic

Acclaimed Donegal fiddler Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh will release new music this St. Patrick’s Day packed with hopeful notes for brighter days to come.

The Altan star will be teaming up …
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Recipe: Mother’s Day Rhubarb and Orange Drizzle Cake from The Church Rockhill 1 month ago

Recipe: Mother’s Day Rhubarb and Orange Drizzle Cake from The Church Rockhill

By  •  Food

The team at The Church on the Rockhill House Estate have been inspired to celebrate Mother’s Day in a nostalgic way this year – with cake!

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Watch: Maternity unit tour to help Donegal mothers prepare for childbirth 1 month ago

Watch: Maternity unit tour to help Donegal mothers prepare for childbirth

By  •  Health

Letterkenny University Hospital has filmed a virtual tour of the Maternity Unit to help expectant mothers prepare for labour. The aim of the tour is to allow expectant mothers and partners/family …
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‘What being a woman in sport means to me’ 1 month ago

‘What being a woman in sport means to me’

By  •  Sport

This is the second part of our Women in Sport series celebrating International Women’s Day. (Read part one here)

Here, key women in the Donegal Athletics circuit reveal how they …
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Natasha on track to promote women in sport 1 month ago

Natasha on track to promote women in sport

By  •  Sport

Donegal athletics has recognised the need for increased promotion and supports for their female athletes throughout the county.

The 20X20 campaign has had a huge impact on the promotion …
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The unsung women who help keep the RNLI afloat 2 months ago

The unsung women who help keep the RNLI afloat

By  •  News

As International Women’s Day approaches, the Arranmore RNLI crew are celebrating the strong and resilient women of their current crew – and those who kept the service afloat through the …
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Nora steps up to fundraising challenge in memory of beloved mum 2 months ago

Nora steps up to fundraising challenge in memory of beloved mum

By  •  News

A kindhearted young Kilmacrennan woman has undertaken to get her running shoes on in London in an effort to raise funds for the Donegal Hospice.

Nora Doherty (22) will run …
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Letterkenny stylist joins event celebrating disabled women in Ireland 2 months ago

Letterkenny stylist joins event celebrating disabled women in Ireland

By  •  Events

Letterkenny fashion blogger Emma Murray will be celebrating International Women’s Day in style with Independent Living Movement Ireland.

Emma has joined the line-up of influential speakers celebrating disabled women and …
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Donegal artist hopes to help the homeless with stunning portrait 2 months ago

Donegal artist hopes to help the homeless with stunning portrait

By  •  News

A Donegal artist who has painted a stunning portrait of one of Ireland’s most familiar homeless people is to auction it to raise money for the homeless.

Michael Byrne or …
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Eight-year-old Kayla inspires sister’s 5k a day fundraiser 2 months ago

Eight-year-old Kayla inspires sister’s 5k a day fundraiser

By  •  News

A young Ballybofey woman has been inspired by her younger sister to conquer 5K a day for the next 21 days in aid of the Donegal branch of Down Syndrome …
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Arrests after beauty salon reopens in Dublin 2 months ago

Arrests after beauty salon reopens in Dublin

By  •  News

The owner of a Dublin beauty salon has been reportedly arrested after opening for treatments during the Level 5 lockdown.

Christine McTiernan, owner of C&N Beauty Room in Balbriggan, opened …
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Local family donates tablets to LUH after father overcomes ICU experience 2 months ago

Local family donates tablets to LUH after father overcomes ICU experience

By  •  Health

A very generous young Lifford woman and her family have raised €1,100 for The Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital cause.

The Friends of LUH committee wish to thank Rachel Doherty …
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Spring forward with free online wellbeing workshops 2 months ago

Spring forward with free online wellbeing workshops

By  •  Life

With Spring in the air and evenings getting a little longer, is it time to try something new? Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC) & the Community Health Sync Project (CoH-Sync) …
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Did you have a lockdown baby? Spraoi agus Spórt want to hear from you 2 months ago

Did you have a lockdown baby? Spraoi agus Spórt want to hear from you

By  •  Mammy

Spraoi agus Spórt in Carndonagh has launched a new online survey aimed at capturing the needs of mums who have had a baby during lockdown.

The survey aims to find …
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Knot your average knitted jumpers 2 months ago

Knot your average knitted jumpers

By  •  Style

A new Donegal brand is putting a twist on tradition by updating the classic Aran knit.

Moss + Cable, founded by Bruckless native Siobhan Mc Kenna, focuses on sustainable production …
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Calls for more support for women entering politics 2 months ago

Calls for more support for women entering politics

By  •  Politics

There is an urgent need for more women to be supported to enter politics, according to Irish campaigners, as Ireland drops even further in the world gender equality rankings.

In …
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Donegal woman elected as new Sligo Chamber President 2 months ago

Donegal woman elected as new Sligo Chamber President

By  •  Business

Sligo Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Bundoran native Tara Rodgers has been elected as President of Sligo Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2021.

Tara has recently been appointed …
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More young women subjected to online abuse during pandemic – Women’s Aid 2 months ago

More young women subjected to online abuse during pandemic – Women’s Aid

By  •  News

A new campaign has been launched this week for young women (aged 18-25) experiencing abuse from a current or former intimate partner.

According to Women’s Aid, young women who are …
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Fashion scholarship awarded to creative Carndonagh student 2 months ago

Fashion scholarship awarded to creative Carndonagh student

By  •  Style

One of the creators of Ireland’s winning Junk Kouture project has been awarded a scholarship in Fashion Design at Griffith College.

‘Synergy’ by Robyn O’Donnell, Orlaith Doherty, Brónach Harkin from …
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Fundraiser success a true tribute to young Donegal woman 2 months ago

Fundraiser success a true tribute to young Donegal woman

By  •  News

More than €33,000 has been raised in memory of Mary Ellen Molloy, a much-loved young woman who passed away at Christmas 2019.

Hundreds of people all over the world joined …
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Celebrations go digital for special couple’s 60th wedding anniversary 2 months ago

Celebrations go digital for special couple’s 60th wedding anniversary

By  •  Life

When the extended O’Hagan family from Lifford decided they’d like to celebrate their parents’ 60th wedding anniversary, they knew Covid would be a problem.

Growing up in a house with …
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There’s no stopping Brid on her walk… to Barbados! 2 months ago

There’s no stopping Brid on her walk… to Barbados!

By  •  News

Well-known West Donegal woman Brid Sweeney is walking to Barbados.

Well, technically not, since she lives in Loughanure, but Brid estimates she’ll cover almost 6,500 kilometres as she stacks up …
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Would you like to be the next Miss Donegal? 2 months ago

Would you like to be the next Miss Donegal?

By  •  News

Applications are now open for Miss Donegal hopefuls for the 2021 pageant.

The ‘Miss Donegal final’ will see local entrants competing for the title to be the next Miss Donegal, …
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Valentine’s To Go: Ten dining options we love from across Donegal 2 months ago

Valentine’s To Go: Ten dining options we love from across Donegal

By  •  Food

Valentine’s Day 2021 may be absent of romantic restaurant bookings, but that doesn’t mean we can’t treat ourselves to food we love with the people we love.

Many Donegal …
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Kind-hearted knitters asked to make blankets and hats for premature babies 2 months ago

Kind-hearted knitters asked to make blankets and hats for premature babies

By  •  Life

A special call has gone out for volunteers to help make tiny hats and blankets for premature babies born at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Anyone with knitting or crochet skills can …
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Donegal students’ time to shine in Junk Kouture final 3 months ago

Donegal students’ time to shine in Junk Kouture final

By  •  Style

It will be lights, camera, action for Deele College finalists Rachel Gibson, team member Chloe Dowds & Aoife Brogan as the grand final of Junk Kouture 2020.

The show will …
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Huge support for Donegal woman after devastating house fire 3 months ago

Huge support for Donegal woman after devastating house fire

By  •  News

A DONEGAL woman has received an outpouring of support after losing her home in a fire at Christmas.

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Women excel at IT Sligo 3 months ago

Women excel at IT Sligo

Women in Engineering, Construction and Computing: IT Sligo in Focus

A common misconception and old stereotype is that engineering, construction, and computing are for men. This could not be further …
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Donegal woman digs deep into fillers and anti-wrinkle industry 3 months ago

Donegal woman digs deep into fillers and anti-wrinkle industry

Are lip fillers and anti-wrinkle injections becoming the norm for young people today?

That’s what BBC Blas presenter Caoimhe Ní Chathail set out to investigate in her new documentary Croí …
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Donegal group celebrating women’s lives through drama 3 months ago

Donegal group celebrating women’s lives through drama

By  •  Events

NCCWN Donegal Women’s Network invites all women in Donegal to join them in celebrating St Brigid’s Day and women’s stories.

Over two Saturdays, 30th January and 6th February 11am-2pm, the …
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Prestigious honour for Donegal woman in New York 3 months ago

Prestigious honour for Donegal woman in New York

By  •  News

A creative young Donegal woman has been honoured with a prestigious award following years of contributions to the New York Irish community.

Jane McCarter O’Dowd from Buncrana is the first …
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Cheese Please! How to build the ultimate Donegal cheese board 3 months ago

Cheese Please! How to build the ultimate Donegal cheese board

By  •  Food

Did you know that today is National Cheese Lover’s Day? As if a cheese fan needs an excuse to indulge…

To celebrate, we enlisted the help of local cheesemakers from …
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Fun free classes to keep families fit 3 months ago

Fun free classes to keep families fit

By  •  Kids

Starting this week, RINKA has launched FREE online fitness classes for children three mornings a week while schools remain closed.

The classes are suitable for children of all ages …
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Young Donegal woman adds voice to pageant project 3 months ago

Young Donegal woman adds voice to pageant project

By  •  News

A young Donegal woman has been published in a new book on pageant queens from around the world.

Sarah Carr from Downings, who is a keen environmentalist, represented Ireland in …
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Plea from ambulance worker prompts Letterkenny office to shine a light on frontline staff 3 months ago

Plea from ambulance worker prompts Letterkenny office to shine a light on frontline staff

By  •  News

A team of solicitors have put up a sign up in the heart of Letterkenny to thank frontline workers enduring the current wave of Covid-19.

Gibson & Associates Solicitors’ new …
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