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Chelsea Evans thrilled with home support ahead of Glór Tíre grand final 4 hours ago

Chelsea Evans thrilled with home support ahead of Glór Tíre grand final

TG4 Glór Tíre season 20 may be heading for the finish line, and the pressure may be mounting as the Grand Final approaches, but Chelsea Evans is enjoying every single …
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Dance champion Niamh Shevlin crowned this year’s Donegal Rose 1 day ago

Dance champion Niamh Shevlin crowned this year’s Donegal Rose

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Glenswilly Riverdance performer Niamh Shevlin has been selected as the Donegal Rose for the 2024 Rose of Tralee festival.

Niamh is one half of the famous Shevlin Twins and has …
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The Henry Girls share marvellous melodies in new single ahead of Irish tour 5 days ago

The Henry Girls share marvellous melodies in new single ahead of Irish tour

Malin trio The Henry Girls are celebrating the release of their mesmerizing new single today, Don’t Fear The Night.

With their enchanting harmonies and evocative songwriting, the track captures hearts …
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Donegal musicians to perform in Other Voices’ stunning new series 6 days ago

Donegal musicians to perform in Other Voices’ stunning new series

Ballybofey breakout star Muireann Bradley and Letterkenny native Claire Kinsella have been announced in the line-up of a very special series of Other Voices.

The hit RTE music show is …
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Culdaff’s Erin McLoughlin putting women’s football in the spotlight in new RTE series 7 days ago

Culdaff’s Erin McLoughlin putting women’s football in the spotlight in new RTE series

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Three-time capped Ireland senior international Erin McLoughlin is starring in a new TV series about women’s soccer, which launches this evening.

Pass It On: Sacar na mBan airs this Monday …
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Brilliant Brigid is 100 years young! 1 week ago

Brilliant Brigid is 100 years young!

By  •  Life

Buncrana resident Brigid Clafferty has just celebrated a very special 100th birthday.

Brigid and her incredible extended family tree were able to get together to celebrate the family matriarch.

Married …
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Events: Musical celebrations as Moya Brennan is awarded Donegal Person of the Year 1 week ago

Events: Musical celebrations as Moya Brennan is awarded Donegal Person of the Year

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Clannad’s Moya Brennan was officially inaugurated as the 2023 Donegal Person of the Year last night.

She was the centrepiece of the Donegal Association Dublin’s annual Gala Ball last night …
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Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty stars in new thriller 1 week ago

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty stars in new thriller

Donegal star Amybeth McNulty has taken on a gripping new role in a spooky thriller, out this month.

The 22-year-old Irish-Canadian actress, who grew up in Milford, stars in ‘She …
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Walking group steps up to relay in memory of much-loved friend 2 weeks ago

Walking group steps up to relay in memory of much-loved friend

By  •  News

When they circle the track as part of the 24 hour Relay for Life initiative next month, the Ray Walking Group will be in familiar step but will be without …
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Donegal sisters shaking up the fashion scene with sustainable streetwear 2 weeks ago

Donegal sisters shaking up the fashion scene with sustainable streetwear

Two Donegal sisters are helping us be more sustainable in style through their Letterkenny store and newly launched website.

SourcedBySab.com, which goes live today, is Donegal’s first website for premium …
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Getting married? An Chúirt Spring Wedding Showcase takes place Easter Monday 1-6pm 2 weeks ago

Getting married? An Chúirt Spring Wedding Showcase takes place Easter Monday 1-6pm

Are you ready to experience a romantic journey amidst the captivating landscapes of West Donegal?

Look no further than An Chúirt Hotel, one of Donegal’s top 4-star wedding venues …
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Donegal podcaster makes history the hottest topic! 3 weeks ago

Donegal podcaster makes history the hottest topic!

A west Donegal woman’s lively history podcast has made it to the top of Apple and Spotify charts in several countries across the world.

Katie Charlwood, from Lettermacaward, is the …
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Charity Chic: Tickets going fast for Letterkenny’s fundraising fashion show! 3 weeks ago

Charity Chic: Tickets going fast for Letterkenny’s fundraising fashion show!

By  •  Events

Get ready for a night of glitz, glamour, and good craic at the North West 10k fashion show this Easter!

Tickets are selling fast for this event, taking place on …
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Letterkenny’s Clare O’Donnell crowned this year’s ‘Donegal Mary’ 3 weeks ago

Letterkenny’s Clare O’Donnell crowned this year’s ‘Donegal Mary’

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Letterkenny Pharmacy Technician Clare O’Donnell has been chosen as this year’s Donegal Mary in the Mary from Dungloe Festival.

The glamorous selection ceremony took place last night at the Clanree …
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Kate Middleton reveals she is undergoing cancer treatment 3 weeks ago

Kate Middleton reveals she is undergoing cancer treatment

By  •  Health

The Princess of Wales Kate Middleton has opened up about being diagnosed with cancer.

In a moving video message this evening, Kate Middleton said she is in the early stages …
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SJP’s St. Patrick’s Day shout-out to popular Donegal pub! 4 weeks ago

SJP’s St. Patrick’s Day shout-out to popular Donegal pub!

By  •  Life

Featured images: @invivoxsjp

Sarah Jessica Parker may be a successful wine entrepreneur, but on St Patrick’s Day, her brand embraced the spirit with a celebration of the ‘black …
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Mountcharles humanitarian worker hailed as one of Donegal’s finest ambassadors 4 weeks ago

Mountcharles humanitarian worker hailed as one of Donegal’s finest ambassadors

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Donegal native Mary-Ellen McGroarty, South Sudan’s Country Director for the UN World Food Programme, has been described as one of Donegal’s finest ambassadors.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, …
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Dunfanaghy star Chelsea Evans ready to shine on TG4’s Glór Tíre 4 weeks ago

Dunfanaghy star Chelsea Evans ready to shine on TG4’s Glór Tíre

She may be the youngest contestant on the new season of Glór Tíre, having only just turned 20, but Chelsea Evans is already establishing herself as an exciting new name …
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Margaret’s running journey to healing and hope 1 month ago

Margaret’s running journey to healing and hope

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From barely being able to run down the street to conquering marathons, Margaret Coyle’s story is one of resilience and hope.

The big-hearted Glencar woman has had her fair share …
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Delighted Kyna to represent London at Mary from Dungloe! 1 month ago

Delighted Kyna to represent London at Mary from Dungloe!

By  •  News

Kyna Boyle was last night confirmed as the ‘London Mary’ representative at this year’s Mary from Dungloe Festival.

The 21-year-old, who has strong west Donegal connections, was crowned at a …
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First in-store Penneys Letterkenny fashion show to support popular colleague Olivia 1 month ago

First in-store Penneys Letterkenny fashion show to support popular colleague Olivia

By  •  Style

Excitement is building for one of Donegal’s biggest fashion events this year, as Penneys Letterkenny hosts its first in-store catwalk show this Tuesday.

The event is in support of a …
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From CEOs to sports stars: Finn Valley College celebrates women’s achievements this Women’s Day 1 month ago

From CEOs to sports stars: Finn Valley College celebrates women’s achievements this Women’s Day

By  •  Videos

There is no limit to what women can accomplish – that’s the message from a powerful video featuring inspiring women from the Finn Valley community.

Finn Valley College is celebrating …
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Letterkenny nurse facing breast cancer urges community support for Daffodil Day 1 month ago

Letterkenny nurse facing breast cancer urges community support for Daffodil Day

By  •  Health

Breast cancer patient Edel Curran from Letterkenny is calling on her local community to ‘go all in against cancer’ for the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day, which takes place on …
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Bride-to-Be Bliss: Shannon Dolan Hairdressing sweeps Irish Wedding Awards 1 month ago

Bride-to-Be Bliss: Shannon Dolan Hairdressing sweeps Irish Wedding Awards

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Shannon Dolan Hairdressing, the award-winning salon in Lifford, has been crowned Ireland’s Best Wedding Hair & Makeup Salon!

Shannon and her team picked up the prestigious prize at …
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Tributes after passing of beautiful Tess Greene 1 month ago

Tributes after passing of beautiful Tess Greene

By  •  News

There is heartfelt sadness in the local community following the passing of Maghery woman Tess Greene.

Tess had shared her battle with cancer online and gave so many others hope …
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Heartache as inspirational Toy Show star Saoírse passes away 1 month ago

Heartache as inspirational Toy Show star Saoírse passes away

By  •  News

Galway girl Saoírse Ruane, a star of the Late Late Toy Show, has sadly passed away.

The 12-year-old had the nation in tears but also inspired them when she appeared …
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Women’s Day event to expose ‘dirty little secrets’ of the alcohol industry 1 month ago

Women’s Day event to expose ‘dirty little secrets’ of the alcohol industry

By  •  News

The impact of alcohol on women’s health is to be unveiled at an International Women’s Day event in Letterkenny this Friday.

Donegal Women’s Centre, Alcohol Forum Ireland and the Atlantic …
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Amazing Inishowen woman named Mayo Person of the Year 2 months ago

Amazing Inishowen woman named Mayo Person of the Year

By  •  Life

An inspirational Donegal woman has been honoured with the title of Mayo Person of the Year.

Rita Casey (née Doherty) is a native of Malin Head who is living and …
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Women in Construction programme launching in Donegal 2 months ago

Women in Construction programme launching in Donegal

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Rural Enterprise Skillnet is delighted to announce the launch of a Women in Construction programme, a full-time ten-week programme, open to women seeking to work in this sector.


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Singer Shauna Scanlon embracing her roots in debut single 2 months ago

Singer Shauna Scanlon embracing her roots in debut single

Donegal’s music scene is welcoming more new and exciting talent as local singer-songwriter Shauna Scanlon steps into the spotlight with her debut single, ‘Homebird’.

The Ballybofey woman has been singing …
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Women’s Day celebration in Inishowen to inspire inclusion 2 months ago

Women’s Day celebration in Inishowen to inspire inclusion

By  •  Events

An event bringing women from various backgrounds and ethnicities together in Carndonagh aims to ‘Inspire Inclusion’ ahead of International Women’s Day. 

Taking place in Carn’s Colgan Hall on Tuesday March …
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Lack of public information on referendums highlighted at local panel event 2 months ago

Lack of public information on referendums highlighted at local panel event

A recent panel discussion on the upcoming referendum identified a knowledge gap among the public of what impact their votes will have.

As debate grows on the referendums to change …
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Donegal women sharing stories of resilience at major cancer event 2 months ago

Donegal women sharing stories of resilience at major cancer event

Two Donegal sportswomen, Rita Casey and Amelia McFarland, will tell their cancer story at the final event of the ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ series this April.

The event, taking place …
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Wonder woman Elaine conquers 100 daily swims for Dungloe Hospital 2 months ago

Wonder woman Elaine conquers 100 daily swims for Dungloe Hospital

By  •  News

Photo: Brid Sweeney

A daring West Donegal woman has conquered a brrr-illiant swimming challenge of 100 daily dips for charity.

Inspirational Elaine Boyle from Rannafast celebrated her 100th day of …
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Are you the next Miss Universe Ireland? Applications now open 2 months ago

Are you the next Miss Universe Ireland? Applications now open

By  •  Life

The 73rd Miss Universe competition is now officially open for applications.

This is an opportunity to follow in footsteps of previous winners Grainne Gallanagh from Buncrana, Roz Purcell, Joanna Cooper …
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Events: Donegal influencers celebrate a new era of glamour at BPerfect Foyleside 2 months ago

Events: Donegal influencers celebrate a new era of glamour at BPerfect Foyleside

BPerfect Cosmetics unveiled the spectacular revamp of their state-of-the-art megastore in Foyleside Shopping Centre last night, with many familiar faces in attendance.

The celebrations kicked off with hilarious lip syncing …
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Donegal woman’s inclusive fashion brand scoops Google business award 2 months ago

Donegal woman’s inclusive fashion brand scoops Google business award

By  •  Business

ADAPTAFASHION by Donegal Town woman Sarah Timony has been announced as the county winner of Google and LEO’s ‘You’re the Business’ campaign.

Sarah’s brand is a stylish and affordable clothing …
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Rising star Muireann Bradley celebrates first award nomination 3 months ago

Rising star Muireann Bradley celebrates first award nomination

Ballybofey sensation Muireann Bradley has been nominated for a Ticketmaster ‘Irish Rising Star For 2024’ Award.

This is Muireann’s first award nomination since she made her break in the blues …
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Donegal Traveller woman finds empowerment on inspirational university journey 3 months ago

Donegal Traveller woman finds empowerment on inspirational university journey

By  •  Careers

A Traveller from Donegal is set to continue leading the way in her community following her graduation with a BA in her chosen field.

Pamela Cullotty, from Kilmacrennan, graduated at …
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Support pours in for amazing local mum diagnosed with motor neurone disease 3 months ago

Support pours in for amazing local mum diagnosed with motor neurone disease

By  •  Health

A GoFundMe has been launched to help a Newtowncunningham woman after she was diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

The fund has been set up to help Olivia Robb and her …
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Brave Elaine’s 100-day swim for Dungloe Patient Comfort Fund 3 months ago

Brave Elaine’s 100-day swim for Dungloe Patient Comfort Fund

By  •  News

Main pic: Elaine makes time for a ‘wave’ during her 100-day swim for Dungloe Community Hospital Patient Comfort Fund.

A brave west Donegal woman is well on her way to …
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Moville woman overcomes the odds to land dream CEO job 3 months ago

Moville woman overcomes the odds to land dream CEO job

By  •  Careers

Inishowen’s Edel Murphy has been appointed as the new head of Northern Ireland’s leading disability arts organisation – Atypical.

Edel, who has overcome many personal health challenges, plans to use …
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Young Churchill weaver tipped in ’50 to watch in 2024′ 3 months ago

Young Churchill weaver tipped in ’50 to watch in 2024′

By  •  Life

A young Donegal woman is being tipped to make a splash in the world of fashion and beauty this year.

Léila Worth was named amongst the top 50 people to …
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Sarah Jessica Parker embraces New Year traditions in Donegal 3 months ago

Sarah Jessica Parker embraces New Year traditions in Donegal

Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker rang in the New Year with an age-old Irish custom.

The Sex and the City star spent Christmas with her family at their holiday home …
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Will you be the next Donegal Rose? 4 months ago

Will you be the next Donegal Rose?

By  •  News

The search for the 2024 Donegal Rose has begun.

Rathmullan woman Katie McAteer (above) donned the Donegal sash in 2022 and made everyone from her home county proud as our …
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Events: Shoppers soak up festive magic at Magee of Donegal 4 months ago

Events: Shoppers soak up festive magic at Magee of Donegal

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Magee of Donegal helped us get into the Christmas shopping spirit on Friday with a fantastic festive evening.

It was a magical night, made even more special with live music …
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Donegal teen to join Rod Stewart and other stars on iconic NYE show 4 months ago

Donegal teen to join Rod Stewart and other stars on iconic NYE show

A 16-year-old rising star from Ballybofey has revealed she will be performing on one of the most legendary New Year programmes on television.

Blues singer and guitarist Muireann Bradley has …
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Jasmine’s family appeal to those living in fear to seek help this Christmas 4 months ago

Jasmine’s family appeal to those living in fear to seek help this Christmas

By  •  News

The family of the late Jasmine McMonagle have appealed to people to reach out to others who may be in danger this Christmas.

The beautiful 28-year-old mother-of-two was strangled and …
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Enjoy a Magical Christmas Evening at Magee of Donegal 4 months ago

Enjoy a Magical Christmas Evening at Magee of Donegal

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Magee of Donegal, one of Ireland’s premier luxury retailers, invites you to immerse yourself in the enchanting spirit of the season at their highly anticipated Christmas Evening on …
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How a Killygordon woman became one of karate’s most influential referees 4 months ago

How a Killygordon woman became one of karate’s most influential referees

By  •  Sport

A Killygordon woman who has become one of the highest-ranking Karate officials in the world says she still feels humble despite her incredible achievements.

Mandy McNulty has been involved …
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