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Concern over BreastCheck uptake in Donegal Town 4 days ago

Concern over BreastCheck uptake in Donegal Town

By  •  Health

DONEGAL Action for Cancer Care say they are ‘very concerned’ that Breast Check have informed them that women who are being invited for their Breast Check screening at the Donegal Town mobile unit are cancelling their appointments.

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Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers 7 days ago

Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers

By  •  News

Buncrana teacher Dr Liz Doherty has launched the world’s first global online community for traditional music teachers today.

“It’s a place for teachers of traditional music to come together, be …
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Donegal Women in Business Network welcomes new Facilitator 1 week ago

Donegal Women in Business Network welcomes new Facilitator

By  •  Business

The Donegal Women in Business Network is delighted to introduced its new network facilitator – Caitriona Sinnott.

Caitriona Sinnott and has over 20 years’ experience working predominantly in the business sector. During …
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Donegal mum’s appeal to give ‘miracle’ baby girl her best chance 2 weeks ago

Donegal mum’s appeal to give ‘miracle’ baby girl her best chance

By  •  Life

A Donegal mum is on a mission to give her baby girl the best possible start to a life with spina bifida.

Claire Mc Daid from Drumkeen and her partner …
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Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000 2 weeks ago

Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000

By  •  News

A young Donegal woman raised an amazing €4,000 for her local respite centre during lockdown.

Amy Alexander (aged 19) took it upon herself to do a ‘Tour De Cross’ last …
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Covid-19 vaccines available for women at any stage of pregnancy 3 weeks ago

Covid-19 vaccines available for women at any stage of pregnancy

By  •  Health

Women at any stage of pregnancy are being offered an mRNA vaccine from today.

The HSE is encouraging pregnant women to take up the COVID-19 vaccine when it is offered, …
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Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final 3 weeks ago

Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final

By  •  Events

Three ambitious young women proudly flew the flag for Donegal in the Miss Ireland final last weekend.

Layla Doherty from Ballyliffin, Kirsty O’Donnell from Letterkenny and Nicole Harron from Donegal …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s life, loves and passions shared in new TV series 3 weeks ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s life, loves and passions shared in new TV series

Renowned Donegal musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh is kicking off a brand new series of TG4’s landmark music series ‘Sé mo Laoch’ on Sunday September 12th

The Gaoth Dobhair woman stars …
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Donegal women rethinking fast fashion 4 weeks ago

Donegal women rethinking fast fashion

By  •  Style

Two Donegal women will be appearing on our TV screens soon in a new series on sustainable fashion.

Letterkenny Presenter Caoimhe Ní Chathail is co-host of a new BBC2 NI …
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BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today 1 month ago

BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today

By  •  News

It has been confirmed that a second BreastCheck Unit will start temporary screening in Donegal town from today.

The unit will be based at the Donegal County Council Offices for …
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Geraldine’s beautiful tribute to family on first anniversary 1 month ago

Geraldine’s beautiful tribute to family on first anniversary

By  •  Life

Geraldine Mullan has said she is just “heartbroken beyond words” as she marks the first anniversary of her family’s passing.

Geraldine’s beloved husband John as well as son Tomás and …
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Hope as Donegal mum begins cancer treatment in US 1 month ago

Hope as Donegal mum begins cancer treatment in US

By  •  Health

A Donegal mother has started specialist lifesaving cancer treatment in America thanks to the success of a community fundraiser.

Vivienne Lynch-McDaid (48), from Buncrana, needs to undergo eight cycles of …
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Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan 1 month ago

Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan

By  •  News

A Donegal humanitarian worker is among the 23 Irish citizens in Afghanistan during the Taliban takeover. 

Mary Ellen McGroarty from Mountcharles is the Director of the United Nations World Food …
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Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment 2 months ago

Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment

By  •  Health, News

A Donegal woman’s medical fundraiser has received overwhelming support this weekend.

More than $116,237 (just under €100,000) has been raised to help Vivienne Lynch McDaid from Buncrana access cancer treatment …
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A new tale begins for Castles in the Air Press 2 months ago

A new tale begins for Castles in the Air Press

By  •  Life

An exciting new chapter has begun for Irish duo Órla Carr and Clare Appezzato as they publish their debut ebook from their independent press, Castles in the Air.

Órla, a …
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Taylor Swift in Donegal? Fans go into a frenzy over new snaps 2 months ago

Taylor Swift in Donegal? Fans go into a frenzy over new snaps

Taylor Swift has sent fans into a frenzy following a trip to Donegal.

The superstar visited Portsalon beach for a laid-back photoshoot. Her pictures, shared on Saturday, sparked major excitement …
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Sneak Peek: Donegal landscape inspires new Magee 1866 collection 2 months ago

Sneak Peek: Donegal landscape inspires new Magee 1866 collection

By  •  Style

The new Magee 1866 Autumn/Winter 2021 collection has been unveiled as a creation appreciation of home.

Magee have been designing, weaving and tailoring luxurious fabrics in Donegal for five generations, …
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Donegal wedding app takes the hassle out of supplier searches 3 months ago

Donegal wedding app takes the hassle out of supplier searches

By  •  Bridal

At a time when so much wedding planning is done remotely, Be Our Guest has launched an exciting update to connect couples with local wedding suppliers.

Be Our Guest is …
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Miss Donegal hosting sweet fundraiser for Little Angels 3 months ago

Miss Donegal hosting sweet fundraiser for Little Angels

By  •  News

Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell is hosting an ice cream day in aid of Little Angels Special School on Tuesday July 13th.

This ‘cool’ family fun event takes place at the …
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Donegal expert creates first Digital Badges for Irish Trad Teachers 3 months ago

Donegal expert creates first Digital Badges for Irish Trad Teachers

Donegal music producer and traditional music expert Liz Doherty is launching new ‘digital badges’ to recognise qualifications gained by traditional music teachers. 

It’s the latest offering from the Buncrana musician, who …
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Video: Stunning new song speaks to all brides 3 months ago

Video: Stunning new song speaks to all brides

A new song has been released today to lift the spirits of all brides after a most uncertain year.

‘This Bride’ is the new wedding song written by Bri Carr …
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Erin shows why Donegal is the coolest! 4 months ago

Erin shows why Donegal is the coolest!

By  •  Life

Donegal influencer Erin Mc Ginty putting her home county on the map as a great place to Live, Work and Explore.

With Covid 19 causing a shift in peoples work …
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Friends fundraise in memory of beloved Bronwyn 4 months ago

Friends fundraise in memory of beloved Bronwyn

By  •  News

A special fundraiser is underway in honour of a young Letterkenny woman, Bronwyn Coyle.

Bronwyn (known to her friends as B) passed away in 2016 following three years of illness …
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Donegal actress lands role in hit Netflix show 4 months ago

Donegal actress lands role in hit Netflix show

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty had landed another major role in a top Netflix series.

The 19-year-old star will join the fourth series of the hugely popular supernatural drama Stranger Things.


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Nadine and Taryn making waves with colour cruise 4 months ago

Nadine and Taryn making waves with colour cruise

By  •  Life

Two of Donegal’s most stylish trendsetters are hosting a sightseeing tour like no other this weekend.

TV presenter Nadine Reid and Journalist Taryn de Vere are hosting a ‘Colour Cruise’ …
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Donegal fundraiser boosted by the ‘Paul Mescal effect’ 4 months ago

Donegal fundraiser boosted by the ‘Paul Mescal effect’

‘Normal People’ star Paul Mescal has kindly lent a hand to fundraising efforts to repair a damaged footbridge in south west Donegal.

The actor has just finished filming in the …
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BreastCheck continuing, but CervicalCheck deferred following HSE hack 4 months ago

BreastCheck continuing, but CervicalCheck deferred following HSE hack

By  •  Health

The National Screening Service has confirmed that BreastCheck screening appointments are proceeding as normal, following a ransomware attack on the HSE last Friday.

All BreastCheck screening appointments are proceeding as …
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Job Vacancy: Donegal Women in Business Network hiring part-time Facilitator 5 months ago

Job Vacancy: Donegal Women in Business Network hiring part-time Facilitator

Donegal County Enterprise Fund on behalf of Donegal Women in Business Network and Local Enterprise Office Donegal invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of:

Facilitator for Donegal …
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Donegal coast sets the scene for film starring Paul Mescal 5 months ago

Donegal coast sets the scene for film starring Paul Mescal

Irish actor Paul Mescal is currently working on a psychological drama in Co Donegal, it has been revealed.

The Normal People star is co-starring in A24’s God’s Creatures, which is …
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Ballyshannon woman is ‘most inspirational midwife of 2021’ 5 months ago

Ballyshannon woman is ‘most inspirational midwife of 2021’

By  •  Health

A DONEGAL woman as been named as ‘The Most Inspirational Midwife of 2021’.

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Donegal mum demands end to junk food ads 5 months ago

Donegal mum demands end to junk food ads

By  •  Health

A Donegal mum has spoken out against the junk food marketing that her child is being exposed to every day.

Breege Doherty, a mum-of-one, lives in Stranorlar and says she …
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Miss Donegal finalist hosts glamorous charity giveaway 5 months ago

Miss Donegal finalist hosts glamorous charity giveaway

By  •  News

Miss Donegal hopeful Natalie Slater is hosting a glamorous giveaway for Variety Ireland.

Natalie, from Milford, is giving away a beauty hamper packed with gifts to enjoy on a first night …
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Dramatic debut is a hit for singer-songwriter Carol Wilson 5 months ago

Dramatic debut is a hit for singer-songwriter Carol Wilson

What started as a cathartic release from the struggles and trauma of a very difficult relationship, has evolved into the debut single ‘Trouble Me’ from Donegal singer-songwriter Carol Wilson.

‘Trouble …
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Top award for FitPink Fitness after pandemic boom 5 months ago

Top award for FitPink Fitness after pandemic boom

By  •  Business

Donegal’s FitPink Fitness is today celebrating a highly respected business award in the annual All Ireland All Star Business Awards 2021.

The popular athleisure brand has just been awarded a …
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Success for Sarah in 160KM Hawaii challenge 5 months ago

Success for Sarah in 160KM Hawaii challenge

By  •  News

Congratulations to St. Bernadette’s Special School Student Sarah McGurk from Convoy, who has just completed the Excel Sports 160km Hawaii Challenge.

Sarah finished the final 1k of her challenge with her …
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Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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! 6 months 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’ 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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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