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WATCH: Adorable Donegal tot reacts to Santa lookalike 3 years ago

WATCH: Adorable Donegal tot reacts to Santa lookalike

The 17-month-old Ranafast toddler was out for a Sunday meal with her mum Colleen and family when ‘Santa’ stops by the restaurant at the Caisleain Oir Hotel, Annagry.

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The 10 best electrical gifts to get this Christmas 3 years ago

The 10 best electrical gifts to get this Christmas

If you are looking to buy the biggest brands at the best prices in the Northwest a visit to Irwin Expert Electrical, Port Rd., Letterkenny or Maginn Avenue, Buncrana is …
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10 great gift ideas for your boyfriend or partner 3 years ago

10 great gift ideas for your boyfriend or partner

Christmas is a time to disconnect yourself from work, catch up with family and friends and maybe even overindulge a little. Despite the seemingly relaxing conditions, Christmas gift shopping can …
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All gifts great and small for sisters 3 years ago

All gifts great and small for sisters

Buying for sisters at Christmas is a tricky one – what do you get the girl you’ve been giving gifts to for years? Do you agree on a price limit, or …
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Santa tries out new transport to tackle Donegal’s frosty roads 3 years ago

Santa tries out new transport to tackle Donegal’s frosty roads

Ahead of their big Christmas rush, Santa has decided to give Rudolph some rest – and has turned to the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, from DMG Motors in Donegal Town, to …
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This Donegal school’s Christmas party video is a must-watch marvel 3 years ago

This Donegal school’s Christmas party video is a must-watch marvel

Scoil Mhuire Buncrana are excited about the holidays, to say the least, after the release of their Christmas Lip Dub this week. 

Staff and students of the secondary school have built …
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A chocolate Christmas parade is about to roll through Donegal 3 years ago

A chocolate Christmas parade is about to roll through Donegal

The Cadbury Christmas Parade is making a very special appearance in Donegal Town on Sunday 17th December from 5pm.

The parade is one of the highlights of this year’s Cadvent …
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WATCH: A Donegal mammy had the sweetest homecoming reaction 3 years ago

WATCH: A Donegal mammy had the sweetest homecoming reaction

One Donegal mammy was overcome with happy tears when her daughter came home from America much earlier than planned – and the video is one that’s sure to make you …
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Donegal writer to feature in sell-out RTE Christmas show 3 years ago

Donegal writer to feature in sell-out RTE Christmas show

Ramelton woman Denise Blake, a regular contributor to Sunday Miscellany on RTE Radio 1, has been selected again this year to join the Christmas special Miscellany.

She will be taking to …
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Rockin’ around Christmas Trees for a great cause 3 years ago

Rockin’ around Christmas Trees for a great cause

Organisers of the Christmas Tree Festival and Live Nativity in Glacknadrummond Methodist Church feared the worst when snowy conditions last weekend threatened their event.

However, come Sunday evening, the sun …
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Ireland’s best offers on Apple to be found at Irwin Expert Electrical 3 years ago

Ireland’s best offers on Apple to be found at Irwin Expert Electrical

This year, Irwin Expert Electrical, Letterkenny and Buncrana have made sure that you get the best deals on the biggest brands in the entire North West on a large range …
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Christmas shopping: The ultimate gift guide for Donegal dads! 3 years ago

Christmas shopping: The ultimate gift guide for Donegal dads!

Last week we published our top picks of special treats to spoil your mum with this Christmas – but what about dad?

Dads are usually happy enough with a pair …
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How one couple will serve an extra helping of goodwill this Christmas 3 years ago

How one couple will serve an extra helping of goodwill this Christmas

A Ramelton-based initiative is offering free Christmas dinners with all the trimmings for people in the local area, which will be delivered to the door on Christmas Day.

‘An Extra …
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Five enchanting experiences you’ll have at Oakfield Park’s Santa Express 3 years ago

Five enchanting experiences you’ll have at Oakfield Park’s Santa Express

Oakfield Park in Raphoe has been transformed into a winter wonderland again to make way for the Santa Express – one of the biggest Christmas events in Donegal.

Elves, …
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Events: Letterkenny has the ChristmasFest-ive feeling 3 years ago

Events: Letterkenny has the ChristmasFest-ive feeling

The Off The Street Christmas food festival takes place in the town for two days only this weekend. Over 40 food and craft stalls have been set up inside a …
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Watch: Our top 5 moments from the Late Late Toy Show 3 years ago

Watch: Our top 5 moments from the Late Late Toy Show

Hundreds of talented children appeared alongside Ryan Tubridy in RTÉ’s biggest event of the year, with millions tuning in from across the world to see the top toys of 2018.


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Special gifts to treat a Donegal mammy 3 years ago

Special gifts to treat a Donegal mammy

Each year we try to treat mums to great gifts as a way of saying thank you. Christmas presents for mammies are about pampering, time out and appreciation. We’ve created …
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Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas 3 years ago

Enterprising schoolgirls get crafty for Christmas

The Loreto Letterkenny secondary school gym was transformed into a thriving craft and food fair this Thursday as 64 mini companies presented beautiful seasonal stock.

Festive music and wonderful smells of …
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Here’s a lovely way to bring joy to people alone this Christmas 3 years ago

Here’s a lovely way to bring joy to people alone this Christmas

The Christmas Dinners for those alone on Christmas Day is, once again, being organised by Kathy O’Connor and her team of volunteers in Letterkenny.

Radisson Blu Letterkenny has been involved …
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12 great gifts for the lady who loves gin 3 years ago

12 great gifts for the lady who loves gin

Tis the season for festive tipples and there’s no shortage of drink-themed presents this year. Gin and Prosecco are the trending pieces everywhere in 2017 – they are infused into sweets, chocolates, …
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COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest? 3 years ago

COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest?

Christmas wishes are coming true this season when Letterkenny gets its first Christmas Markets.

For two days only, a sparkling celebration of over 40 food and Christmas craft stalls will …
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Lough Eske Castle adds goodwill to Christmas lights switch-on 3 years ago

Lough Eske Castle adds goodwill to Christmas lights switch-on

December 3rd 2017 will see Lough Eske Castle launch its annual Christmas food appeal and Christmas light switch-on event. The Castle invites everyone to help support the local St Vincent …
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Mary and Michael plan a merry event for their Christmas lights switch-on 3 years ago

Mary and Michael plan a merry event for their Christmas lights switch-on

The legendary Whoriskey Christmas lights display is set to draw hundreds of locals to an event that is now highly-anticipated every year.

Mary and Michael have turned their house into another …
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Letterkenny’s Christmas Switch-on plans are revealed… and they’re jolly good 3 years ago

Letterkenny’s Christmas Switch-on plans are revealed… and they’re jolly good

It’s all happening on the Main Street this Friday night from 5.30pm onwards, with many businesses getting in the spirit to give out refreshments and spread the cheer.

Friends …
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How Eilish and her team made the McElhinneys magic happen 3 years ago

How Eilish and her team made the McElhinneys magic happen

A festive celebration brought families and friends out to Ballybofey on Sunday afternoon for the highly-anticipated unveiling of the Christmas windows.

The theme this year was revealed to be ‘The …
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Kids’ favourite ‘Frozen’ stars are set for a special Donegal screening 3 years ago

Kids’ favourite ‘Frozen’ stars are set for a special Donegal screening

Olaf, Elsa and Anna are travelling all the way from Arendelle to Donegal this month for a special family event at Eclipse Cinemas Lifford/Strabane.

The famous cast of Disney’s Frozen will …
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The Radisson Blu are hosting some spectacular sparkling celebrations for Christmas 3 years ago

The Radisson Blu are hosting some spectacular sparkling celebrations for Christmas

The popular hotel in the heart of Letterkenny is hosting four fabulous party nights to ensure you make it a very merry Christmas.

XMAS PARTY NIGHTS – DECEMBER 8TH, 9TH, …
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You’re invited: Local businesswomen are hosting a fun festive fair 3 years ago

You’re invited: Local businesswomen are hosting a fun festive fair

This Saturday November 18th the BASE Enterprise Centre in Stranorlar will become a seasonal shopping wonderland as the Donegal Women in Business Network set up a wide variety of beautiful …
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The most wonderful Christmasfest is coming to Letterkenny 3 years ago

The most wonderful Christmasfest is coming to Letterkenny

It’s about time that Letterkenny had its own Christmas market, and this year our festive wishes are coming true.

For two days only, a sparkling celebration of over 40 food …
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The Coca Cola truck is coming: here’s where to get on board 3 years ago

The Coca Cola truck is coming: here’s where to get on board

The John Lewis ad is out, the lights are getting switched on soon, and now we have another magical event to make it feel like Christmas.

Holidays are coming and …
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WATCH: Adorable John Lewis Christmas ad captures hearts 3 years ago

WATCH: Adorable John Lewis Christmas ad captures hearts

This year viewers see the story of Joe and his imaginary friend, Moz The Monster. You’ll laugh, cry and get all the Christmassy feelings from this heart-warming ad.

The …
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Winner Revealed: Have you won tickets for the Little Rascals Christmas event? 3 years ago

Winner Revealed: Have you won tickets for the Little Rascals Christmas event?

On December 9th and 10th, children will get a chance to meet Santa Claus and enjoy a wonderful time of festive activities.

Bookings are filling up fast! Congratulations to Grainne …
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Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening 3 years ago

Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening

Donegal Woman columnists Emmet and Maria Rushe (aka Rushe Fitness and The S-Mum) have planned a wonderful event to support two Irish children’s charities.

The Polar Express, one of the …
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Starbucks unwrap clever colour-in Christmas cups 3 years ago

Starbucks unwrap clever colour-in Christmas cups

The unveiling of the Starbucks Christmas cup has become an annual event for coffee and Insta fans in recent years. We’re all eager to see what designs we’ll be showing …
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Bookings begin for ‘Little Rascals’ to see Santa 3 years ago

Bookings begin for ‘Little Rascals’ to see Santa

A special Santa experience is returning to Rossnakill this December and bookings have just begun today (Thursday).

On December 9th and 10th, children will get a chance to meet Santa …
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If a Toy Show ticket is on your wish list, act now 3 years ago

If a Toy Show ticket is on your wish list, act now

If you get as excited as Buddy the Elf each Christmas and have a stellar stock of Christmas jumpers, then now is the time to act.

This is for those …
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Glorious gin-filled mince pies are on the way 3 years ago

Glorious gin-filled mince pies are on the way

It’s clear this Christmas is going to be all about gin. From baubles, advent calendars, chocolates and now pastries, we’ll all have turned into juniper berries by the new year.


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Choo Choo! The Santa Express is rolling back into Oakfield Park 3 years ago

Choo Choo! The Santa Express is rolling back into Oakfield Park

From December 1st to the 23rd, boys and girls will be boarding the Santa Express and enjoying an enchanting train ride through Oakfield Park in Raphoe to meet Mr Claus …
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You’re actually going to LOVE the show that’s coming this December 3 years ago

You’re actually going to LOVE the show that’s coming this December

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre have just announced a special screening of the festive favourite film  accompanied by live full orchestra on Friday 8th December 2017.

It’s one of the world’s best-loved …
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Young stars sought for magical Christmas production 3 years ago

Young stars sought for magical Christmas production

An Grianan Theatre are preparing to showcase a fresh new version of the magical Christmas tale The Nutcracker this year.

Like last year’s Christmas show Peter Pan, this will be a youth …
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Why now is the time to dream of Christmas markets 3 years ago

Why now is the time to dream of Christmas markets

Although the summer has only drawn to a close and it appears frightfully early to even mention the word ‘Christmas’, it was this time last year that I booked flights …
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Tis the season to start wrapping Christmas shoeboxes 3 years ago

Tis the season to start wrapping Christmas shoeboxes

The launch of the 2017 Shoe Box appeal will take place in Mount Errigal Hotel next Wednesday the 6th of September.

A representative from Team Hope along with local coordinators …
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Your local guide for taking down Christmas decorations 4 years ago

Your local guide for taking down Christmas decorations

Oiche Nollaig na mBan is almost upon us, which is a traditionally the day women get to put their feet up after the Christmas rush. January 6th is also the …
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Here’s how many calories Santa will eat tonight 4 years ago

Here’s how many calories Santa will eat tonight

Two in three (64%) Irish people will take part in the annual tradition of leaving food and drink out for Santa Claus this Christmas Eve, meaning that Santa will consume …
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WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham 4 years ago

WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham

Brian McDermott is a chef from Moville who shares with us his top tips for creating the perfect turkey and ham this Christmas.

With Christmas just a day away, here’s some …
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WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time 4 years ago

WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time

With Christmas just a day away, turkeys are being prepared, Christmas pajamas are being donned, and Santa is getting his reindeer prepared for the long night ahead.

Here’s our countdown …
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Homecoming nearly gives Donegal mammy heart failure! 4 years ago

Homecoming nearly gives Donegal mammy heart failure!

Homecoming videos are funny and heartwarming, but the shock that mothers are going through might be too much for some.

Children coming home from abroad for the Christmas holidays are …
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This is why we love Irish mammies at Christmas 4 years ago

This is why we love Irish mammies at Christmas

Mammies are in their elements at Christmas time. There’s food, family and countless festive traditions.

We know well never to say anything about the cooking and who gets control over the …
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One of the cutest videos you’ll see this Christmas 4 years ago

One of the cutest videos you’ll see this Christmas

Little Caela Carr, Ethan Barron and their Blue Ribbon friends are back with their own awareness video for SVP. This is what happens when you let a performing arts group …
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Win with Patrick Gildea Hairdressing on Day 11 of our 12 Days of Giveaways! 4 years ago

Win with Patrick Gildea Hairdressing on Day 11 of our 12 Days of Giveaways!

Donegal Woman has had a wonderful launch and we’d like to thank everyone who has shown their support for this new platform so far. We hope you enjoy it in …
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