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Great gifts to be found at Flynn’s 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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! 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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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How to look and feel your best this Christmas 2 months ago

How to look and feel your best this Christmas

The goal for most, at this time of year is to get in shape for the Christmas party season. 

While the party season may not be happening this year, that …
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Donegal couple to bring light to the darkness as charity display returns 3 months ago

Donegal couple to bring light to the darkness as charity display returns

Kerrykeel couple Michael and Mary Whoriskey are promising to brighten up our Christmas with the return of their famous lights display.

Every year, the Whoriskeys of Gortcally in Kerrykeel transform …
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Small local businesses invited to feature on the Late Late 3 months ago

Small local businesses invited to feature on the Late Late

The Late Late Show is calling on small Irish businesses to join a special ‘Shop Local’ episode in November.

On November 6th, the chat show is going big on local business …
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Let’s Shop Local: Help us create our Donegal Christmas gift guides! 4 months ago

Let’s Shop Local: Help us create our Donegal Christmas gift guides!

Our local businesses need our support this year more than ever.

Here at DonegalWoman.ie, we want to do our part to put Donegal-made and locally-sold gifts in the spotlight for …
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Recipe: Aoibhin’s amazing Christmas biscuit cake 1 year ago

Recipe: Aoibhin’s amazing Christmas biscuit cake

Young baker Aoibhín O’Dea from Cácaí Aoibhín Gweedore has a little treat for DW readers this Christmas – her biscuit cake recipe with a festive twist.

With easy steps and …
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Donegal woman delivers Christmas care gifts to cancer patients 1 year ago

Donegal woman delivers Christmas care gifts to cancer patients

Dunkineely businesswoman Mary Deeny shared some Christmas goodwill this month after a thoughtful fundraising drive.

Mary, who has her own Forever Living business, recently put 10% of her sales towards …
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Watch: A local video with a lovely Christmas message 1 year ago

Watch: A local video with a lovely Christmas message

A heart-warming video has been recorded in Donegal to share a simple but hugely important message – Be Kind.

It’s easy to get caught up in the Christmas rush of …
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Relax, recharge, reset 1 year ago

Relax, recharge, reset

This week I am not going to preach to you.

There will be no tips or hints.

This next 2 weeks are about one thing.

Spending time with your family …
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Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business 1 year ago

Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business

The beautiful surrounds of Rockhill House Estate was the setting for a very festive Christmas lunch hosted by the Donegal Women in Business Network on Tuesday.

Members and guests …
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All I want for Christmas is… a Fitbit/Garmin or Headphones from Irwin Expert Electrical 1 year ago

All I want for Christmas is… a Fitbit/Garmin or Headphones from Irwin Expert Electrical

The ‘All I Want for Christmas’ series continues with Irwin Expert Electrical this week with a look at their wearable gadgets.

If there’s someone special who you know would love …
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Interiors: Why you shouldn’t hire an interior designer before Christmas 1 year ago

Interiors: Why you shouldn’t hire an interior designer before Christmas

If you had come to me at any time over the past few weeks, and said “Anne, I need help to get my living room / bedroom/ whole house redecorated …
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Cadbury Secret Santa Postal Van is on its way to Letterkenny 1 year ago

Cadbury Secret Santa Postal Van is on its way to Letterkenny

Christmas is coming early for local chocolate lovers – because Cadbury is bringing their Secret Santa Postal Van to Letterkenny this Sunday 8th December.

Stopping by at the Market …
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Creative Paula has Christmas gifting all wrapped up 1 year ago

Creative Paula has Christmas gifting all wrapped up

When most people are only thinking about putting up their Christmas decorations this week, one Donegal woman has been immersed in glitter, ribbons, and bows for months!

Paula Roarty from …
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Letterkenny’s Sensory Santa sessions return for 2019 1 year ago

Letterkenny’s Sensory Santa sessions return for 2019

Do you know a child with Autism or Sensory Processing Difficulties?

One thing on the list for many families this Christmas is a visit to Santa’s grotto. But for children …
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The five lowest calorie drinks to have this party season 1 year ago

The five lowest calorie drinks to have this party season

It is officially December and that can only mean one thing; Christmas party season has officially arrived. 

With the upcoming festivities and with Christmas being only a few weeks away, it …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – a realistic Christmas survival guide 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – a realistic Christmas survival guide

It’s the weekend of Toy Shows and trees for many…So I am posting my Christmas Survival Guide for the Mary of the Poppins types…

“Surviving Christmas,” “Christmas Survival Tips …
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Shop a little, help a lot at iCare’s new Christmas craft sale 1 year ago

Shop a little, help a lot at iCare’s new Christmas craft sale

A new ‘Crafts & Creations’ shop has opened at the iCARE centre in Buncrana in the run-up to Christmas, selling unique festive gifts made by young adults with autism.

The …
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‘Tis the season… for the Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party! 1 year ago

‘Tis the season… for the Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party!

For the past three years, the team behind the parents’ Facebook group has organised a Christmas Jumper party for families to meet, spread Christmas cheer and raise money for an …
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Let Yes Chef do the cooking this Christmas 1 year ago

Let Yes Chef do the cooking this Christmas

Yes Chef Catering, well-known caterers throughout the north west and official caterers to the Donegal GAA, are giving you the ultimate gift this festive season.

A hassle free Christmas!

CHRISTMAS …
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‘Mary Christmas’ in Kerrykeel all set for the big switch-on 1 year ago

‘Mary Christmas’ in Kerrykeel all set for the big switch-on

Ireland biggest private home Christmas lights display are set to dazzle once again when special guest Santa turns them on this Friday.

Mary Whoriskey and her husband Michael have been …
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Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD 1 year ago

Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD

Over 200 people were treated to a magical night of Christmas music on Friday when Letterkenny teacher Anne Nicholls and guests launched a charity CD.

Music, stories and special moments …
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Recipe: This Prosecco wreath cake is perfect for party season 1 year ago

Recipe: This Prosecco wreath cake is perfect for party season

‘Tis the season for Christmas baking, and if you want to take a step up from mince pies then a show-stopping cake is the way to impress.

We got our …
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All I Want for Christmas are… Sonos speakers from Irwin Expert Electrical 1 year ago

All I Want for Christmas are… Sonos speakers from Irwin Expert Electrical

For the music fan in your life, a gift that offers brilliant sound could be the perfect present for Christmas 2019.

Irwin Expert Electrical in Letterkenny and Buncrana stock a …
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Letterkenny teacher to launch charity CD this Friday 1 year ago

Letterkenny teacher to launch charity CD this Friday

Popular Letterkenny schoolteacher Anne Nicholls has brought a community of musicians and artists together for a special Christmas CD in aid of the homeless.

The CD, titled Christmas Greetings from …
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Army of kind Donegal women inspire local toy appeal 1 year ago

Army of kind Donegal women inspire local toy appeal

Hundreds of Donegal women are spreading the Christmas cheer for less fortunate, vulnerable and sick children this year in a fantastic online community toy appeal that has spread across the …
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Christmas Party Hair: This year’s must-have styles 2 years ago

Christmas Party Hair: This year’s must-have styles

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to sparkle, with party season well underway, we have your hair dilemmas covered. 

Florrie, New Generation Stylist from Patrick Gildea Hairdressing in …
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T’was the Night Before Christmas… 2 years ago

T’was the Night Before Christmas…

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the land,

The magic was starting and all was in hand.

The trees were lit up and the turkeys were prepped,

The …
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Throwing a party? This Donegal gin cocktail is sure to please 2 years ago

Throwing a party? This Donegal gin cocktail is sure to please

The folks over at Muff Liquor Company have been feeling very festive and let us in on a little secret recipe. It’s perfect for Christmas parties and contains two of …
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Women’s Inspire: Giving the gift of love at Christmastime 2 years ago

Women’s Inspire: Giving the gift of love at Christmastime

Melody Chadamoyo is a Dublin-based Relationship Coach and founder of the Heart Passion Institute.

This Christmas, Melody has shared some ideas for gifts that may reignite your relationships – with partners, friends, …
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How Anita and Don will deliver festive donations ‘from one table to another’ 2 years ago

How Anita and Don will deliver festive donations ‘from one table to another’

A heartwarming community initiative is returning to the village of Ramelton this Christmas Day.

‘An Extra Plate’ gives people the chance to donate or receive Christmas dinners for free, bringing …
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How to survive the season of indulgence 2 years ago

How to survive the season of indulgence

The Christmas Party season has officially begun, and holiday nibbles will be everywhere.

Every house, shop and workplace will start to be filled with ‘Pringles’, ‘Roses’ and any other number …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy –  Baby it’s offended…everywhere! 2 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Baby it’s offended…everywhere!

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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Christmas begins at your front door 2 years ago

Christmas begins at your front door

For me, the Christmas wreath hung on the front door, is one of my favourite seasonal decorations.

It welcomes family and friends to your home and can also say a …
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Special Santa’s Milk will be back on Irish shelves for Christmas 2 years ago

Special Santa’s Milk will be back on Irish shelves for Christmas

Getting the mince pies, carrots and milk together for Santa and Rudolph on Christmas Eve is a tradition that takes place the world over each year on December …
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The five lowest-calorie drinks to have this party season 2 years ago

The five lowest-calorie drinks to have this party season

It is officially December and that can only mean one thing; Christmas party season has officially arrived. 

With the upcoming festivities and with Christmas being only a few weeks …
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Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity! 2 years ago

Events: Letterkenny Babies party raises a ho-ho-huge amount for charity!

The annual event brings local parents and children together for a family day out in aid of a great cause.

This year’s party raised €1,100 for The Belarus Orphanage Appeal. …
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Donegal’s own Christmas book is back on the shelves 2 years ago

Donegal’s own Christmas book is back on the shelves

Freckles The Elf travelled all over the world in the past two years with her Christmas message, that no matter where you live, as long as there is love and kindness, …
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Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party returns! 2 years ago

Letterkenny Babies annual Christmas Jumper party returns!

The countdown is on to the Letterkenny Babies big Christmas party this Sunday, 9th December.

The popular parents’ Facebook page is throwing another festive fundraiser, this time in aid of …
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Anne’s foolproof 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree 2 years ago

Anne’s foolproof 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Anne Tuohy of Room Junkie is a nationally acclaimed, award winning Interior Designer, based in Donegal.

A former RTE Showhouse winner, she has also featured on national radio and in …
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Super Santa experience coming to Carrigart for special cause 2 years ago

Super Santa experience coming to Carrigart for special cause

Local woman Nuala McGurk has organised an unmissable family fun day in aid of the North West Simon Community.

All proceeds will go towards helping the homeless in Donegal and …
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Silent Sensory Santa is coming to town – in Ray! 2 years ago

Silent Sensory Santa is coming to town – in Ray!

A very special Santa Claus is on the way for some merry little Christmas visits.

Boys and girls living near Rathmullan, Ramelton, Milford and Kerrykeel and surrounding areas will have …
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