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BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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! 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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’ 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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’ 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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! 2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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’ 2 years 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 2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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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