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Síoraí: Shop more sustainably with tea-rrific ideas from new Donegal store 6 months ago

Síoraí: Shop more sustainably with tea-rrific ideas from new Donegal store

Want to buy local AND help the environment this Christmas? Then check out some of the sustainable seasonal gifts, clothing and accessories at Síoraí, the newly launched Carndonagh store.

Síoraí …
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Watch: Cashel Na Cor ladies strike a pose at Sequin Cinderella! 6 months ago

Watch: Cashel Na Cor ladies strike a pose at Sequin Cinderella!

Sequin Cinderella Boutique in Buncrana hosted an incredibly special fashion show yesterday, inviting the ladies from Cashel Na Cor inclusion hub to be supermodels for a day!

Store owner Nicola …
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Give the gift of art with Kevin Callaghan Pottery 6 months ago

Give the gift of art with Kevin Callaghan Pottery

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This Christmas, give the gift of art with something truly unique from Donegal artist Kevin Callaghan.

Kevin Callaghan is a multi-award-winning artist, designer and craftsperson who makes contemporary …
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Gallery: Christmas cheer comes to Letterkenny at lights switch-on 6 months ago

Gallery: Christmas cheer comes to Letterkenny at lights switch-on

Letterkenny folk came out in force last night as the town officially switched on its Christmas lights.

Hundreds of people of all ages gathered at Market Square for the official …
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Villa Rose rolls out festive Boujee Brunch experience 6 months ago

Villa Rose rolls out festive Boujee Brunch experience

Calling all foodies and fashion lovers! This festive season, prepare to be swept away by a glamorous brunch experience at Villa Rose in Ballybofey.

Get ready to level up and …
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McElhinneys reveals enchanting Christmas wonderland display 6 months ago

McElhinneys reveals enchanting Christmas wonderland display

McElhinneys of Ballybofey unveiled its annual Christmas Window for the 2023 Christmas festivities at a spectacular family event on Sunday evening.

The theme of the McElhinneys Christmas window this year …
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Embrace the Black Friday excitement with Irish retailers! 6 months ago

Embrace the Black Friday excitement with Irish retailers!

Ready to snag some amazing deals? 

Our curated list of Black Friday specials from top Irish online retailers is here to guide your shopping spree! From dazzling jewellery at The …
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Volunteers invited to be a Secret Santa for children in Donegal this Christmas 7 months ago

Volunteers invited to be a Secret Santa for children in Donegal this Christmas

Donegal’s Lifestart Services has relaunched its Christmas Toy Appeal to support local families facing hardship this winter.

The initiative invites people to volunteer as a Secret Santa. Volunteers are paired …
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Complete your Christmas list with one-of-a-kind gifts from Mourne Antiques & Jewellery 1 year ago

Complete your Christmas list with one-of-a-kind gifts from Mourne Antiques & Jewellery

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Tick off your Christmas gift list this season with Mourne Antiques & Jewellery Letterkenny – a store where every item has a story. 

The antique shop is stocked …
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Watch: Shopping local is easy at Amelia’s! 1 year ago

Watch: Shopping local is easy at Amelia’s!

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If you’re looking for something extra special to gift this Christmas, make sure to visit Amelia’s Irish Design and Gifts.

The Main Street Letterkenny store is a one-stop …
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Christmas at Cooneys: A wonderland of festive fun and gifts 1 year ago

Christmas at Cooneys: A wonderland of festive fun and gifts

It’s as busy as the North Pole at the Christmas at Cooneys shop in Letterkenny!

The popular Christmas store has fast become a destination for Christmas lovers, with people travelling …
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Beeswax candles made in Donegal are a bee-utiful gift 1 year ago

Beeswax candles made in Donegal are a bee-utiful gift

It’s that time of year when we are searching for unique gifts, and Donegal Bees have come up with something very special.

The award-winning Glencolumbkille beekeeping company has launched its …
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Donegal designers well represented at Gifted fair 1 year ago

Donegal designers well represented at Gifted fair

Local Donegal makers got a unique opportunity to showcase their work at Gifted contemporary craft and design fair in the RDS at the weekend.

Michelle McCarroll and Marina Hamilton were …
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12 last minute Christmas presents to buy from the comfort of your home 1 year ago

12 last minute Christmas presents to buy from the comfort of your home

Have you been putting your Christmas shopping on the long finger? Are you starting to feel the stress of it all now? Well stress no more, because we’ve handpicked 12 …
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Why a Donegal experience is a gift that keeps on giving 1 year ago

Why a Donegal experience is a gift that keeps on giving

The countdown to Christmas is on, and if you’re looking to #BuyDonegal this year, why not consider buying vouchers for amazing Donegal experiences?

From a luxury hotel stay to a …
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Letterkenny Christmas Fair to be the perfect place for Donegal crafts 1 year ago

Letterkenny Christmas Fair to be the perfect place for Donegal crafts

A group of craft makers from all parts of Donegal have formed a partnership to promote their own crafts and highlight the huge range of quality products handmade here in …
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Donegal retailers in the Christmas spirit with #BuyDonegal special offers 2 years ago

Donegal retailers in the Christmas spirit with #BuyDonegal special offers

As the #BuyDonegal Christmas shopping campaign continues, why not support your local retailer this week?

Across each town and village in Donegal, the local retailer whether providing clothing, groceries, craft, …
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Stage star Sadbh’s adventure begins on RTE’s Toy Show The Musical 2 years ago

Stage star Sadbh’s adventure begins on RTE’s Toy Show The Musical

A talented teenager from Donegal says she is over the moon to be starring in RTE’s Toy Show The Musical.

Sadbh Breathnach from Manorcunningham was selected from hundreds of hopefuls …
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Events: Magical moments as McElhinneys unveil stunning SEAsonal Christmas window 2 years ago

Events: Magical moments as McElhinneys unveil stunning SEAsonal Christmas window

McElhinneys of Ballybofey unveiled its highly anticipated Christmas window at a spectacular event last weekend.

Main street Ballybofey was packed with people young and old celebrating the start of the …
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Little ones go wild for Christmas experience at Wild Ireland – tickets out now 2 years ago

Little ones go wild for Christmas experience at Wild Ireland – tickets out now

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The ultimate ‘Wild Arctic’ Christmas experience returns to Donegal’s Wild Ireland this winter.

An animal lovers’ Lapland awaits as Santa returns with his Arctic friends for an incredible …
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Donegal Food Response Network’s big Christmas collection day this Friday 2 years ago

Donegal Food Response Network’s big Christmas collection day this Friday

Donegal Food Response Network will host its countywide Christmas Appeal for 2022 on Friday, 18th November.

Following on the success of last year, the appeal will take place in locations …
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Donegal family’s magical Christmas display to raise funds for Donegal Down Syndrome 2 years ago

Donegal family’s magical Christmas display to raise funds for Donegal Down Syndrome

Kerrykeel couple Michael and Mary Whoriskey are going to have their Christmas lights shining beautifully again this year for a charity close to their hearts – Donegal Down Syndrome.

Each …
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Toy appeal launched by Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service 2 years ago

Toy appeal launched by Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service

The Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service has launched its Christmas toy appeal to ensure no children go without presents this year.

The Letterkenny-based service is appealing for new toys or …
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Fifty Secret Santas sought for children in Donegal this Christmas 2 years ago

Fifty Secret Santas sought for children in Donegal this Christmas

Donegal Christmas Toy Appeal is looking for 50 people to become Secret Santas to 50 children in Donegal this Christmas. 

Lifestart Services, a non profit based in Newtowncunningham, have identified …
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How to manage social anxiety this Christmas 2 years ago

How to manage social anxiety this Christmas

With Christmas getting closer, many of us will feel a mixture of excitement and worry. However, for those of you who live with social anxiety, Christmas can be a very …
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Watch: Grandparents get the best Christmas present ever! 2 years ago

Watch: Grandparents get the best Christmas present ever!

A young couple gave their parents the best Christmas present ever this week – a first meeting with their grandson.

Monica McCafferty from Ballybofey and Fergus Reid from Kildare had …
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Beautiful hair gifts all wrapped up at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 2 years ago

Beautiful hair gifts all wrapped up at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

The Christmas shopping rush is well and truly on, but Patrick Gildea Hairdressing in Letterkenny has everything you need to treat those who love to look after their hair.

The …
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An evening of virtual Christmas cheer for Donegal Women in Business! 2 years ago

An evening of virtual Christmas cheer for Donegal Women in Business!

The Donegal Women in Business Network were in the festive spirit yesterday evening for a fun end-of-year Christmas party.

The virtual set-up didn’t stop us donning our festive wear to …
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Extraordinary gift ideas from Mourne Antiques & Jewellery 2 years ago

Extraordinary gift ideas from Mourne Antiques & Jewellery

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An antique gift comes with its own story, and at Mourne Antiques & Jewellery, there’s a piece of history on every shelf.

The Letterkenny store has a wide …
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Donegal gifts remember ‘the year we stayed at home again’ 2 years 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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Tis the season for Paula’s pop-up shops! 2 years ago

Tis the season for Paula’s pop-up shops!

TWO fabulously festive pop-up shops have opened in Ardara and Glenties – much to the delight of local Christmas lovers.

Paula Bonner is back with not one, but two Bows …
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Watch: Donegal author’s Christmas wish comes true! 2 years ago

Watch: Donegal author’s Christmas wish comes true!

A Letterkenny teacher and author has come up with a very imaginative way to inspire children to read this Christmas.

Louise Flanagan wrote her own children’s fantasy series ‘Dragonterra’ during …
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10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree 2 years ago

10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Anne Tuohy feeling festive! 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Step One – Check your lights

Check that all your lights are working, and also figure out how many …
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Top 10 Black Friday bargains from Donegal’s ConnectIt.ie 3 years 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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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: You can say NO this Christmas 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: You can say NO this Christmas

No is a complete sentence.

You can say NO to things without having to add explanation.   

Add a ‘thanks’ if you wish, but only if you want to,

Countywide food collections to help local families this Christmas 3 years ago

Countywide food collections to help local families this Christmas

A countywide food appeal is taking place on Saturday 27th November to support local families this Christmas.

Donations of food, vouchers, cash or gifts would be gratefully accepted.

The Donegal …
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Christmas cheer returns to Letterkenny with family friendly switch-on 3 years ago

Christmas cheer returns to Letterkenny with family friendly switch-on

Letterkenny is gearing up for the Christmas Lights Switch On, taking place on Friday November 19th, 2021.

Letterkenny Chamber is delighted to bring back this family friendly event to …
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#BuyDonegal is back for Christmas 2021 3 years ago

#BuyDonegal is back for Christmas 2021

Let’s get browsing… because #BuyDonegal 2021 begins today!

The retail campaign includes over 250 local businesses ready to support each other in the lead up to Christmas.

The campaign will promote …
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Letterkenny Babies helping local charities this Christmas 3 years ago

Letterkenny Babies helping local charities this Christmas

A popular parents community group is giving back to the community once again this Christmas with an exciting draw.

The Letterkenny Babies page, which is a go-to forum for parents, …
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#BuyDonegal returns for festive shopping season 3 years ago

#BuyDonegal returns for festive shopping season

#BuyDonegal is back for 2021 to showcase the best of Donegal business!

The campaign and website provides an opportunity for businesses across the county to highlight their exciting and …
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Couple’s cheery Christmas lights raise €12,000 for Pieta 3 years ago

Couple’s cheery Christmas lights raise €12,000 for Pieta

The Whoriskey’s of Kerrykeel are celebrating the success and generous support of another great festive fundraiser.

A total of €12,140 was raised for Pieta last Christmas thanks to Mary and …
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Great gifts to be found at Flynn’s 3 years ago

Great gifts to be found at Flynn’s

Flynn’s Pharmacies in Dunfanaghy and Falcarragh have Christmas gifting all wrapped up with a large range of gifts for all.

This week at Flynn’s you’ll find luxurious gift sets, top …
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Watch: Meet the Donegal woman with a winter wonderland of wreaths 3 years ago

Watch: Meet the Donegal woman with a winter wonderland of wreaths

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Glenties woman Paula Roarty is helping people enjoy a fabulous festive feeling at home with her Bows & Wreaths.

The creative Christmas lover has reopened her pop-up …
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Thorougly Modern Mammy: I’m offended 3 years ago

Thorougly Modern Mammy: I’m offended

Mammy is offended…

Given that everyone is now allowed and encouraged to be offended by absolutely everything, I’ve decided to crack down on the lyrics of other Christmas songs which, …
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Find out who has won a Castle Grove Christmas Hamper! 3 years ago

Find out who has won a Castle Grove Christmas Hamper!

It’s time to reveal the winner of our Christmas Hamper giveaway with Castle Grove Country House Hotel!

The winner is… Pamela McConigley!

Congratulations to Pamela, who has been contacted on …
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Teacher’s charity CD back on the shelves for Christmas 3 years ago

Teacher’s charity CD back on the shelves for Christmas

Letterkenny teacher Anne Nicholls has relaunched her charity CD for Christmas 2020.

The Scoil Mhuire gan Smál teacher released a special album called Christmas Greetings from Letterkenny in 2019. Following …
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COMPETITION: Treat your loved one to the Gift of Castle Grove 3 years ago

COMPETITION: Treat your loved one to the Gift of Castle Grove

The team at Castle Grove Country House Hotel have launched a fabulous array of luxury Christmas hampers this Christmas season, with prices ranging from €75, €100, €150 and €250.

The …
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Let’s continue to shop local and #BuyDonegal this Christmas 3 years ago

Let’s continue to shop local and #BuyDonegal this Christmas

With the easing of Government restrictions, Donegal County Council’s Cathaoirleach is encouraging shoppers across Donegal to shop local as part of a new ‘Buy Donegal December campaign’.

Building on the …
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You better watch out… for the 5 Christmas coffees with the highest calories 3 years ago

You better watch out… for the 5 Christmas coffees with the highest calories

One thing that is very popular at this time of year is the Christmas themed coffees. 

These usually are coffees at all and are Christmas flavoured Hot Chocolates that people …
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Special schoolgirl starts season of hope in Letterkenny 4 years ago

Special schoolgirl starts season of hope in Letterkenny

A brave schoolgirl was the ‘star’ of the show as she turned on the first Christmas light in Letterkenny this evening. 

Kalize McGuigan, who will be nine-years-old tomorrow, switched on …
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