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Ciara Doherty returning to all-female fronted season of The Tonight Show 2 hours ago

Ciara Doherty returning to all-female fronted season of The Tonight Show

Donegal presenter Ciara Doherty is set to return to Virgin Media’s The Tonight Show in March.

The Letterkenny woman has been on an extended maternity leave after the arrival of …
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Four Donegal businesswomen are ones to watch in 2022 2 hours ago

Four Donegal businesswomen are ones to watch in 2022

By  •  Business

Four trailblazing Donegal entrepreneurs have been named among the ’75 brilliant Irish women entrepreneurs going for growth in 2022′.

The list, published by ThinkBusiness.ie, says Irish women entrepreneurs are set …
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‘Every woman should have the right to be safe’ 4 days ago

‘Every woman should have the right to be safe’

By  •  News

Women’s Aid has today called for zero tolerance of all forms of male violence against women in the wake of the violent killing of a young woman in Co. Offaly. …
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Kristine Reynolds makes her mark in Letterkenny Chamber history 1 month ago

Kristine Reynolds makes her mark in Letterkenny Chamber history

By  •  Business

Kristine Reynolds of Reynolds & Associates has been elected as the new President of the Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce.

Kristine takes a special place in the history of the …
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Community hero Carmel recognised at retail awards 1 month ago

Community hero Carmel recognised at retail awards

By  •  News

A Donegal woman is celebrating after being named an Inspirational Hero in the Gala Retail and Virgin Media Inspiration Awards.

Established to shine a light on those individuals who make …
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Heartbroken mum shares last memories of ‘caring and kind’ Aimee 1 month ago

Heartbroken mum shares last memories of ‘caring and kind’ Aimee

By  •  News

Grieving Donegal mum Michelle Devenney has spoken of her heartbreaking final memories of her daughter, Aimee.

Aimee Devenney died last year at the age of 14 due to an asthma …
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Donegal gifts remember ‘the year we stayed at home again’ 1 month ago

Donegal gifts remember ‘the year we stayed at home again’

Spraoi agus Spórt has launched a new fundraising initiative in the run-up to Christmas 2021 which will enable the multi-award-winning social enterprise from Carndonagh to continue providing its vital services for children, teenagers, and …
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Top 10 Black Friday bargains from Donegal’s ConnectIt.ie 2 months ago

Top 10 Black Friday bargains from Donegal’s ConnectIt.ie

Get your Christmas gifts sorted locally this Black Friday with connectit.ie

Take the worry out of your shopping by buying on a Donegal website from the safety of your own …
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Geraldine McLaughlin celebrates long-awaited All Star 2 months ago

Geraldine McLaughlin celebrates long-awaited All Star

By  •  Sport

Geraldine Mc Laughlin is celebrating winning an All Star at last.

The Termon and Donegal star has been tipped to become an All Star on five occasions.

But last weekend …
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Amazing Jane receives National Bravery Award for beach rescue 2 months ago

Amazing Jane receives National Bravery Award for beach rescue

By  •  News

A young teacher from Co Donegal has been honoured for her bravery in saving a father and his three young daughters from drowning off the coast of Portsalon.

Jane Friel …
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Donegal Garda honoured for saving drowning man 2 months ago

Donegal Garda honoured for saving drowning man

By  •  News

A Donegal Garda who helped saved the life of a man who was swept away in a river has been commended for her bravery at the National Bravery Awards.

Garda …
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Daniel dedicates birthday gifts to charity inspired by beloved local woman 2 months ago

Daniel dedicates birthday gifts to charity inspired by beloved local woman

By  •  News

Daniel O’Donnell has asked fans not to send him birthday cards for his 60th birthday but to donate to a charity set up in memory of a young Donegal woman.


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Generous Donegal girl to have hair cut for charity 3 months ago

Generous Donegal girl to have hair cut for charity

By  •  Life

A brave 10-year old from Donegal Town, Kayla McGinty, will be selflessly donating her hair to the Rapunzel foundation as she gets her hair cut on Monday, November 1st.

Kayla, …
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Jennifer and Sybil are cover stars of Irish Guide Dog calendar 3 months ago

Jennifer and Sybil are cover stars of Irish Guide Dog calendar

By  •  News

Two young Donegal ladies are grabbing the national limelight as ‘cover girls’ in the new 2022 Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) calendar.

Jennifer Doherty, from Buncrana, and her …
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The more you network, the more you’ll grow! 3 months ago

The more you network, the more you’ll grow!

By  •  Business

Women from around the county, around the country and around the world logged on for the Donegal Women in Business Network’s virtual Meet The Member event on Tuesday.  

It was …
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Stepping out in style in memory of amazing Amelia 3 months ago

Stepping out in style in memory of amazing Amelia

By  •  Events

The Moville community enjoyed a fashionable Friday with the stars last weekend in memory of a very special girl – Amelia Mullan.

Schoolgirl Amelia (aged 6) passed away in …
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Fund launched to support young mum’s cancer treatment 4 months ago

Fund launched to support young mum’s cancer treatment

By  •  News

A fundraising campaign has been started for a young Letterkenny mother so that she can avail of potentially life saving treatment abroad.

Kasia, who is a popular member of the …
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Kalize has winning role at LauraLynn Oscars! 4 months ago

Kalize has winning role at LauraLynn Oscars!

A creative Letterkenny girl scooped a top award at the very special LauraLynn Oscars this weekend.

Kalize McGuigan, aged nine, won the LauraLynn Oscar for Best Adventure Movie for her …
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Anniversary Appeal: Mother of missing Cian lives in hope 4 months ago

Anniversary Appeal: Mother of missing Cian lives in hope

By  •  News

The mother of a young Co Donegal man who is missing for a year says she just wants to hug him and tell him everything is okay.

Cian Langelann was …
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Concern over BreastCheck uptake in Donegal Town 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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! 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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’ 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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’ 8 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 9 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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