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Meet the Donegal podcasters delivering a weekly dose of craic 1 year ago

Meet the Donegal podcasters delivering a weekly dose of craic

If you’re on the lookout for a new podcast, why not tune into something close to home?

Donegal-based women, Trish Geraghty and Marie Shields, started their pop culture podcast in …
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Film by Creeslough producer Sheila Friel wins Audience Award in Greece 1 year ago

Film by Creeslough producer Sheila Friel wins Audience Award in Greece

A film co-produced by Donegal woman Sheila Friel has been presented with the much-coveted Audience Award at Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival in Greece. 

Shiela Friel from Creeslough is the …
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Letterkenny Musical Society going head over heels for ‘Kinky Boots’ 1 year ago

Letterkenny Musical Society going head over heels for ‘Kinky Boots’

It isn’t very often that local amateur groups get to stage Irish premieres, but that’s what’s happening at An Grianan Theatre between Tuesday March 4th and Saturday March 11th when …
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Watch: Donegal’s Caitlín puts Paul Mescal’s Irish to the test, and he passes! 1 year ago

Watch: Donegal’s Caitlín puts Paul Mescal’s Irish to the test, and he passes!

Irish actor Paul Mescal was left a little flustered by some ‘Donegal Irish’ at the BAFTAs, but he rose to the challenge with the support of TG4 presenter Caitlín Nic …
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Together for Creeslough: An emotional night to remember 1 year ago

Together for Creeslough: An emotional night to remember

Families left devastated by the Creeslough tragedy were tonight given the chance to thank those who fought bravely to save their loved ones at an emotional concert of hope.

Ten …
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Donegal supergroup joins forces for musical celebration of St. Brigid 1 year ago

Donegal supergroup joins forces for musical celebration of St. Brigid

Three members of Donegal’s Celtic-folk supergroup T with the Maggies will be making a special appearance at a musical celebration of St Brigid this weekend.

This Sunday, TG4 will air …
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Record-breaking 14 nominations for Irish films in this year’s Oscars 1 year ago

Record-breaking 14 nominations for Irish films in this year’s Oscars

Ireland has secured a record 14 nominations for this year’s Oscars.

The Banshees of Inisherin, An Cailín Ciúin, Aftersun and An Irish Goodbye have all gained Academy Award nods.

The …
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Cinema release date confirmed for Donegal-set film, God’s Creatures 1 year ago

Cinema release date confirmed for Donegal-set film, God’s Creatures

New drama ‘God’s Creatures’ starring Paul Mescal and Emily Watson, which was filmed in Donegal, is to be released in Irish cinemas this March.

The critically acclaimed film was shot …
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Pure class! Derry Girls actresses to front new tourism campaign 1 year ago

Pure class! Derry Girls actresses to front new tourism campaign

Two very proud Derry women have been unveiled among Ireland’s celebrity tourism ambassadors for 2023.

Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, who star in the hit Channel 4 comedy ‘Derry Girls’, …
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Rising Country star Chelsea Evans to celebrate debut album with big bash at the Shandon 1 year ago

Rising Country star Chelsea Evans to celebrate debut album with big bash at the Shandon

Up-and-coming Country star Chelsea Evans is about to make the biggest step in her career yet.

The 18-year-old Dunfanaghy girl is building up to the exciting launch of her debut …
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Letterkenny’s Leila Jane competing to represent Ireland at Eurovision 1 year ago

Letterkenny’s Leila Jane competing to represent Ireland at Eurovision

A Letterkenny artist is hoping to celebrate the feminine spirit on the Eurovision stage this summer as she competes to represent Ireland.

Leila Jane Keeney, a native of the Cathedral …
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Netflix ‘Glow Up’ appearance opens doors for Donegal makeup artist 1 year ago

Netflix ‘Glow Up’ appearance opens doors for Donegal makeup artist

A talented makeup artist from Letterkenny is having a brush with fame as he appears in a popular TV competition.

Kris Cannon is one of the creative contestants appearing on …
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Donegal student to feature in new TV series 1 year ago

Donegal student to feature in new TV series

Gaoth Dobhair woman Clodagh Ní Ghallchóir will feature in the new TG4 series, Céim Chun Cinn.

The series spends an academic year with four Irish students to give a unique …
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Donegal singer among Ireland’s Eurovision hopefuls 1 year ago

Donegal singer among Ireland’s Eurovision hopefuls

We could be seeing the return of a Donegal man to the Eurovision stage this year, as Donegal singer-songwriter ADGY has been selected as one of six acts to battle …
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Donegal girl among singletons of new series of First Dates Ireland 1 year ago

Donegal girl among singletons of new series of First Dates Ireland

A young Donegal car fanatic is hoping to accelerate her love life on RTE 2’s First Dates Ireland.

Sorcha Little, aged 25, will appear on the first episode of the …
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Sarah Jessica Parker enjoys a very happy Christmas in Ireland 1 year ago

Sarah Jessica Parker enjoys a very happy Christmas in Ireland

Sarah Jessica Parker has revealed that she enjoyed a quiet Christmas break in Ireland.

The Sex And The City star, who has a holiday home in coastal Kilcar, enjoyed her …
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An Cailín Ciúin becomes first Irish-language film to be shortlisted for an Oscar 1 year ago

An Cailín Ciúin becomes first Irish-language film to be shortlisted for an Oscar

The Irish language film industry is celebrating an historic moment after An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) was shortlisted for an Oscar for the Best International Feature Film. 

The film …
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‘Together for Creeslough’ concert tickets sell out in 12 hours 1 year ago

‘Together for Creeslough’ concert tickets sell out in 12 hours

The star-studded concert to thank those involved in the aftermath of the Creeslough tragedy is officially sold out.

Details of the New Year concert, ‘Together for Creeslough’ were announced at …
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The Henry Girls to host festive family singalong shows in Derry 1 year ago

The Henry Girls to host festive family singalong shows in Derry

The hugely-talented Henry Girls will be getting us in the Christmas spirit next week with two matinee concerts in Derry.

The family friendly singalong shows will take place in the …
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Donegal singer-songwriter releases uplifting Christmas single 1 year ago

Donegal singer-songwriter releases uplifting Christmas single

Rathmullan-based singer-songwriter Carol Wilson has just released an uplifting new Christmas single.

The song is called ‘Stars’ and has an atmospheric and magical feel to it. It is about someone …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh hosts documentary celebrating 50 years of Raidió na Gaeltachta 1 year ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh hosts documentary celebrating 50 years of Raidió na Gaeltachta

This week will see the release of a brand-new authored documentary by Donegal musician and national treasure Mairéad Ní Mhaoinigh on RnaG.

The programme, commissioned to mark 50 years of …
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Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee to be awarded Freedom of Derry 1 year ago

Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee to be awarded Freedom of Derry

‘Derry Girls’ creator Lisa McGee is to receive the Freedom of the City of Derry.

She will be the first woman to receive the honour at a ceremony this Monday.


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Christmas comes early for Donegal couple with Toy Show tickets! 1 year ago

Christmas comes early for Donegal couple with Toy Show tickets!

A Buncrana couple has booked the best seats in the house for the Late Late Toy Show – the studio audience!

Jade and Gavin Doherty are getting their Christmas jumpers …
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Stage star Sadbh’s adventure begins on RTE’s Toy Show The Musical 1 year 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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The Shandon Hotel announces festive drive-in cinema series for Creeslough 1 year ago

The Shandon Hotel announces festive drive-in cinema series for Creeslough

The Shandon Hotel in Marble Hill is to bring the magic of Christmas movies to the big screen – and every cent will go to the Creeslough appeal.

The caring …
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Donegal’s female farmers spring into the spotlight in new TV series 1 year ago

Donegal’s female farmers spring into the spotlight in new TV series

Two women from Donegal will be featured in an exciting new TG4 series following the work of Ireland’s female farmers.

Hannah Doherty, originally from Glencolmcille, and Bríd Ní hIcí from …
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Donegal Soprano returning home for Dublin Gospel Choir’s Letterkenny show 2 years ago

Donegal Soprano returning home for Dublin Gospel Choir’s Letterkenny show

Update: On further discussion, Dublin Gospel Choir and An Grianán Theatre have made the decision to postpone their fundraising event for Creeslough until Saturday 25th February 2023. 

The hugely popular …
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Donegal hair stylist opens up about alopecia on cutting-edge TV contest 2 years ago

Donegal hair stylist opens up about alopecia on cutting-edge TV contest

A successful hairdresser from Donegal has survived his first round of a hair-raising competition on E4.

Raymond Bryson from Castlefin has proven he’s a cut above the rest by joining …
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Majella O’Donnell opens up about life’s biggest moments for RTE doc 2 years ago

Majella O’Donnell opens up about life’s biggest moments for RTE doc

Majella O’ Donnell will be taking a nostalgic look back at her past, and the places that defined her, in an upcoming RTE show this Sunday.

The singer, broadcaster and …
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Lou Rowland making marvellous melodies 2 years ago

Lou Rowland making marvellous melodies

Letterkenny artist Lou Rowland is today celebrating the exciting launch of her musical venture – mokusla.

The project has been a dream come true for the creative 28-year-old who is …
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Grease star Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73 2 years ago

Grease star Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

Grease actress Olivia Newton-John has passed away at the age of 73.

She died peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends.

Newton-John’s music …
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Watch: TikTokker Niamh’s dad steals the show in hilarious makeup guide 2 years ago

Watch: TikTokker Niamh’s dad steals the show in hilarious makeup guide

If you’re looking for a good laugh today, don’t miss Ballybofey teen Niamhy’s latest viral TikTok.

Niamh asked her dad John to help narrate a makeup tutorial, with very surprising …
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1,000 extra FREE tickets up for grabs as Nathan Carter gets ready to rock Downings 2 years ago

1,000 extra FREE tickets up for grabs as Nathan Carter gets ready to rock Downings

Donegal County Council is set to release 1,000 free tickets for the sold-out Nathan Carter concert at the Donegal Festival of Golf this August.

The country star is taking to …
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An Cailín Ciúin selected as Ireland’s Oscars entry 2 years ago

An Cailín Ciúin selected as Ireland’s Oscars entry

Hugely-popular Irish-language film An Cailín Ciúin has been named as Ireland’s entry for the 2023 Academy Awards.

The feature film, which has many Donegal links, has been chosen by the …
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Caitríona McLaughlin returns home to Donegal to stage Brian Friel’s Translations 2 years ago

Caitríona McLaughlin returns home to Donegal to stage Brian Friel’s Translations

Carndonagh director Caitríona McLaughlin is returning home this August to stage a major new co-production of Brian Friel’s Translations. Friel’s modern classic excavates small town, rural Ireland to interrogate language, the …
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Up-and-coming Donegal singer tops iTunes Country charts 2 years ago

Up-and-coming Donegal singer tops iTunes Country charts

Talented Dunfanaghy singer Chelsea Evans is celebrating yet another career milestone after topping the iTunes Country Charts.

Chelsea, aged 18, is blazing a trail with her first single ‘Past the …
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Watch: New luxury screen opens at Eclipse Cinemas Lifford Strabane 2 years ago

Watch: New luxury screen opens at Eclipse Cinemas Lifford Strabane

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Eclipse Cinemas Lifford Strabane are bringing the classic cinema experience into the modern era with the unveiling of the new Regal Room screen.

Moviegoers are invited to step …
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Donegal actress and writer awarded film bursary 2 years ago

Donegal actress and writer awarded film bursary

Donegal Film Office at Donegal County Council is delighted to announce that actress, writer and director, Dorothy Duffy is the recipient of the second Donegal Film Bursary funded by Creative …
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Donegal broadcaster wins Radio Presenter of the Year Award 2 years ago

Donegal broadcaster wins Radio Presenter of the Year Award

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Donegal broadcaster Michelle Nic Grianna was presented with the award for Radio Presenter of the Year at the Celtic Media Festival in Quimper in Brittany last …
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An Cailín Ciúin breaks records for Irish-language film 2 years ago

An Cailín Ciúin breaks records for Irish-language film

An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) has surpassed €600,000 at the UK and Irish box office, continuing to break records for Irish-language film.

The emotive and heartwarming film ranks #14 in …
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Derry Girls star Jamie-Lee O’Donnell to show us ‘The Real Derry’ in new Channel 4 doc 2 years ago

Derry Girls star Jamie-Lee O’Donnell to show us ‘The Real Derry’ in new Channel 4 doc

Derry Girls actress Jamie-Lee O’Donnell will front a new documentary about her life in her home city of Derry.

Jamie-Lee, who plays the hilarious Michelle in the hit comedy Derry …
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Donegal-made drama starring Paul Mescal and Emily Watson premiering at Cannes Film Festival 2 years ago

Donegal-made drama starring Paul Mescal and Emily Watson premiering at Cannes Film Festival

An Irish feature film shot in Donegal is having its world premiere this week at the Cannes Film Festival.

God’s Creatures, starring Normal People star Paul Mescal and English actress …
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Many Donegal connections in new Irish film An Cailín Ciúin 2 years ago

Many Donegal connections in new Irish film An Cailín Ciúin

Critically acclaimed Irish film, An Cailín Ciúin / The Quiet Girl is out in cinemas across Ireland this Thursday, May 12 including Century Letterkenny. 

There are a number of connections between …
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Donegal family giving back to charity after brave Caitlin’s cancer journey 2 years ago

Donegal family giving back to charity after brave Caitlin’s cancer journey

A local family has organised an unmissable traditional music concert next week to give thanks to a charity close to their hearts.

The Strain family from Burnfoot are counting their …
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Letterkenny presenter tackling life’s big questions in new BBCNI series 2 years ago

Letterkenny presenter tackling life’s big questions in new BBCNI series

Broadcaster and journalist Caoimhe Ní Chathail returns for a new series of Croí na Ceiste le Caoimhe to investigate the growing issues affecting young people today.

Each week, Caoimhe tackles a …
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Maria Mc Cormack celebrates new starts and a new single 2 years ago

Maria Mc Cormack celebrates new starts and a new single

Letterkenny singer Maria Mc Cormack is back getting our toes tapping again with some great new music.

Her new single, ‘Girl with Good Intentions’, is out this week and it’s …
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Open casting call for extras in Liam Neeson film in Donegal 2 years ago

Open casting call for extras in Liam Neeson film in Donegal

How would you like to appear in Liam Neeson’s latest Hollywood thriller? 

Now is your chance, as an open casting call for extras takes in Killybegs this Saturday.

If successful, …
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Two weeks to go until final season of Derry Girls 2 years ago

Two weeks to go until final season of Derry Girls

The much anticipated third and final series of hit comedy Derry girls will air in less than a fortnight, Channel 4 has announced.

Clare, Erin, Orla, Michelle and the wee …
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Ciara Doherty back behind the desk of The Tonight Show 2 years ago

Ciara Doherty back behind the desk of The Tonight Show

Donegal presenter Ciara Doherty makes a welcome return to ‘The Tonight Show’ tonight at 10pm on Virgin Media One.

The Letterkenny woman has been on an extended maternity leave after …
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On Song: Amy (17) leaps into the local music scene 2 years ago

On Song: Amy (17) leaps into the local music scene

A seventeen-year-old Carndonagh teenager is brimming with ambition as she launches into the music scene in Donegal.

Amy O’Connor is a talented performer with a beautiful voice and a clear …
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