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Family steps up to show thanks after baby’s amazing journey 2 days ago

Family steps up to show thanks after baby’s amazing journey

By  •  Life

A group of family and friends will be walking 480km this Thursday in celebration of a very special baby girl’s first birthday.

Baby Sarah Barrett from Portnoo was born premature …
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Donegal dad’s marathon effort in memory of beloved baby 1 week ago

Donegal dad’s marathon effort in memory of beloved baby

By  •  Life

Donegal hurling great Jamesie Donnelly is about to embark on a personal challenge for a charity close to his heart.

The Stranorlar native will run a marathon in June in …
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Donegal artist turns experiences of grief and love into beautiful book 2 weeks ago

Donegal artist turns experiences of grief and love into beautiful book

By  •  Life

Donegal-based artist Maria Gasol has launched a new book for free in the hope of helping parents and children come to terms with losing a loved one.

Maria Gasol, a …
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Joyous flower festival to remember John, Tomás and Amelia Mullan 2 weeks ago

Joyous flower festival to remember John, Tomás and Amelia Mullan

By  •  Life

Bright and beautiful sunflowers are set to bloom along the Foyle and beyond this summer as part of special plans to remember John, Tomás and Amelia Mullan.

The Redcastle Sunflower …
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Major clearance sale now on it Irwin Lighting Letterkenny 2 weeks 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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Simply the best! Two Donegal beaches make Lonely Planet’s Top 10 2 weeks ago

Simply the best! Two Donegal beaches make Lonely Planet’s Top 10

Two breathtaking beaches in Donegal have earned a place on the Lonely Planet’s list of Top Ten beaches in Ireland.

Both Ballymastocker Bay in Portsalon and Trá Mór in Dunfanaghy …
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Friendship Bras: How well does yours fit? 2 weeks ago

Friendship Bras: How well does yours fit?

By  •  Life, Mammy

This year has been weird.And the whole idea of friendship has been weird too.

Many of us will say that we’ve had friendships change, for better and for worse.

We’ve …
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Charity at the heart of Kirsty’s Miss Donegal journey 3 weeks ago

Charity at the heart of Kirsty’s Miss Donegal journey

By  •  Life

An ambitious young Letterkenny woman is hoping to inspire more people her age to get involved in charity work.

Kirsty O’Donnell, aged 19, has put charity at the heart of …
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‘There is always hope’ – Senator Flynn is ambassador for Darkness Into Light 2021 3 weeks 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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Planning a new kitchen? Let the experts help you! 4 weeks ago

Planning a new kitchen? Let the experts help you!

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If you are in the planning stages of your new kitchen and wondering what appliances to go for, just ask the Irwin Expert Electrical team. Choosing the best …
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Pioneering artist awarded €8,000 bursary 4 weeks ago

Pioneering artist awarded €8,000 bursary

By  •  Life

Donegal artist Julie Griffiths has been given the support to pursue her work and new thinking through a new pilot scheme.

Julie, a visual artist and textile designer from Donegal Town, …
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Watch: Irwin Expert Electrical open for essential purchases and deliveries 1 month ago

Watch: Irwin Expert Electrical open for essential purchases and deliveries

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Irwin Expert Electrical are open for business and happy to help with expert advice in-store or by virtual appointments.

Irwin Expert Electrical in Letterkenny and Buncrana are open …
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Beautiful baby gives hope after Donegal woman’s years of torment 1 month 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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Recipe: Mother’s Day Rhubarb and Orange Drizzle Cake from The Church Rockhill 1 month 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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Let’s Shop Local: Ten Mother’s Day gifts made in Donegal 2 months ago

Let’s Shop Local: Ten Mother’s Day gifts made in Donegal

Lockdown won’t stop us finding great locally-made or sold gifts and delivering them to a special mammy, Godmother, granny, aunt or sister.

Read on for our pick of Mother’s Day …
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Grainne goes the extra mile for Donegal Women’s Centre 2 months ago

Grainne goes the extra mile for Donegal Women’s Centre

By  •  Life

Donegal model and nurse Grainne Gallanagh has set herself a wheely fun challenge to raise money for the Donegal Women’s Centre.

The Buncrana woman is about to attempt a mile …
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Meet the Donegal women making their businesses work from Barbados 2 months ago

Meet the Donegal women making their businesses work from Barbados

Two Inishowen women are enjoying the remote working lifestyle of dreams after relocating to the Caribbean during the pandemic.

“You can’t but feel good over here,” says Laura Bonner from …
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Spring forward with free online wellbeing workshops 2 months ago

Spring forward with free online wellbeing workshops

By  •  Life

With Spring in the air and evenings getting a little longer, is it time to try something new? Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC) & the Community Health Sync Project (CoH-Sync) …
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Knowing Yourself

By  •  Life

We can spend a lot of time worrying about our relationships with other people and what they think of us. Yet one of the most important relationships in our lives …
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Three healthy recipes for a flipping good Pancake Tuesday feast 2 months ago

Three healthy recipes for a flipping good Pancake Tuesday feast

By  •  Food, Health

I have three Pancake Tuesday recipes coming at you today.

They range from the very simple, up to one that is for those who like to get all “Great British …
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Influencer donating vintage Dior bag for Donkey Sanctuary fundraiser 2 months ago

Influencer donating vintage Dior bag for Donkey Sanctuary fundraiser

By  •  Life

A Donegal-based influencer has launched a major giveaway to raise vital funds for the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary.

Stephanie Lange is this month appealing to her 213,000 Instagram followers and 1.2 …
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Celebrations go digital for special couple’s 60th wedding anniversary 2 months ago

Celebrations go digital for special couple’s 60th wedding anniversary

By  •  Life

When the extended O’Hagan family from Lifford decided they’d like to celebrate their parents’ 60th wedding anniversary, they knew Covid would be a problem.

Growing up in a house with …
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Valentine’s To Go: Ten dining options we love from across Donegal 2 months ago

Valentine’s To Go: Ten dining options we love from across Donegal

By  •  Food

Valentine’s Day 2021 may be absent of romantic restaurant bookings, but that doesn’t mean we can’t treat ourselves to food we love with the people we love.

Many Donegal …
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Kind-hearted knitters asked to make blankets and hats for premature babies 2 months ago

Kind-hearted knitters asked to make blankets and hats for premature babies

By  •  Life

A special call has gone out for volunteers to help make tiny hats and blankets for premature babies born at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Anyone with knitting or crochet skills can …
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Let’s Shop Local: Valentine’s gifts we love 2 months ago

Let’s Shop Local: Valentine’s gifts we love

By  •  Life

This Valentine’s Day is more than a little different. That doesn’t mean it can’t be special.

While we can’t physically browse our local shops, creative Donegal makers and stores are …
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Lough Eske Castle books Top 10 place on prestigious US list 2 months ago

Lough Eske Castle books Top 10 place on prestigious US list

Lough Eske Castle in Donegal has earned another prestigious place on a list of Ireland’s best hotels.

The luxury Donegal hotel has moved up two spots to eighth place in …
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Women excel at IT Sligo 3 months ago

Women excel at IT Sligo

Women in Engineering, Construction and Computing: IT Sligo in Focus

A common misconception and old stereotype is that engineering, construction, and computing are for men. This could not be further …
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Cheese Please! How to build the ultimate Donegal cheese board 3 months ago

Cheese Please! How to build the ultimate Donegal cheese board

By  •  Food

Did you know that today is National Cheese Lover’s Day? As if a cheese fan needs an excuse to indulge…

To celebrate, we enlisted the help of local cheesemakers from …
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On the other side of the world, life is looking up 3 months ago

On the other side of the world, life is looking up

By  •  Life

As the worst wave of the Covid-19 crisis grips Donegal, life for an expat in New Zealand couldn’t be any more different.

Letterkenny native Mary Dunne is on her summer …
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Brilliant Brid steps up to year-long walking challenge 3 months ago

Brilliant Brid steps up to year-long walking challenge

By  •  Life

A well-known West Donegal woman has started a year-long walking campaign in the hope of funding a memorial space for her local community.

Brid Sweeney, who lives in Loughanure, will …
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Managing Stress and Anxiety: A course to build your own wellness toolbox 3 months ago

Managing Stress and Anxiety: A course to build your own wellness toolbox

By  •  Health, Life

Our next “Managing Stress and Anxiety; Your Guide to Well-being” will be taking place on Saturday 16th January, from 10am to 1pm via zoom.

The aim of the workshop is …
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Donegal woman celebrates 105th birthday with hope for 2021 4 months ago

Donegal woman celebrates 105th birthday with hope for 2021

By  •  Life

One of Donegal’s oldest residents is celebrating a much quieter birthday today as she turns 105 during the country’s third lockdown.

Popular Castlefinn native Ruby Druce was born on New …
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Geraldine’s Christmas message to her beloved family 4 months ago

Geraldine’s Christmas message to her beloved family

By  •  Life

Brave Geraldine Mullan left a loving Christmas message for her family who perished in a horrific car accident earlier this year.

The popular nurse was left devastated when her loving …
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Prioritising your wellbeing in 2021 4 months ago

Prioritising your wellbeing in 2021

By  •  Health, Life

The past 12 months have been like no other in living memory and it is important that we take a compassionate look at our self-development and mental health in 2021.


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Donegal woman is the real Emily in Paris 4 months ago

Donegal woman is the real Emily in Paris

By  •  Life, Travel

A little over a month ago, Emily in Paris was one of Netflix’s most popular shows in Ireland but one Donegal woman was already paving the way in the fashion …
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Donegal author’s haunting novel is a perfect page-turner for winter 4 months ago

Donegal author’s haunting novel is a perfect page-turner for winter

By  •  Life

Critically acclaimed author Sharon Thompson’s new novel has emerged as a “haunting page-turner” that has become a bestseller on Amazon this week.

The Quiet Truth, out now, follow’s Sharon’s successful …
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Sugar and Spice: Four delicious Christmas recipes 4 months ago

Sugar and Spice: Four delicious Christmas recipes

By  •  Health, Life

This week I am going to give you four Christmas themed recipes that you can use over the holiday period.

One is a starter, one is a side, one is …
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Heartbroken mother shares Christmas message after devastating loss 5 months ago

Heartbroken mother shares Christmas message after devastating loss

By  •  Life

Geraldine Mullan’s life changed forever on the evening of August 20th last.

Herself and her husband John, 49, and two children Tomás (14) and Amelia (6) were returning from a …
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Donegal women team up to share ‘Perspectives on Women’s Health’ 5 months ago

Donegal women team up to share ‘Perspectives on Women’s Health’

The Donegal Women in Business Network is launching a new Perspectives Series, beginning with a FREE event on Wednesday, 9th December 2020.

Four members of the network have come together to …
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For the love of craft: Jillian’s journey from New York to Donegal 5 months ago

For the love of craft: Jillian’s journey from New York to Donegal

When the wedding industry suddenly halted this year, a creative New Yorker switched her focus to a home decor business which celebrates all things made in Donegal.

Hundreds of Donegal …
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Taralouise McCaughey: Making social media work for you! 5 months ago

Taralouise McCaughey: Making social media work for you!

Social media – we can love it or loathe it, but Taralouise McCaughey loves to take social struggles off your hands.

The Bundoran based consultant is more in-demand than ever …
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Rushe to Raise… coming to a sitting room near you! 5 months ago

Rushe to Raise… coming to a sitting room near you!

It’s that time of year again. The Rushe to Raise festive film fundraiser is back!

Everything might be different this year, but local couple Maria & Emmet Rushe of Rushe …
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One of Donegal’s top chefs launches cooking classes to help take your skills to the next level 5 months ago

One of Donegal’s top chefs launches cooking classes to help take your skills to the next level

By  •  Life

If all this time at home is making your want to cook better and impress with delicious bakes – Donegal Chef Brian McDermott is here to help.

The celebrity chef …
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Admirable local volunteers to feature in lockdown documentary 5 months ago

Admirable local volunteers to feature in lockdown documentary

Local volunteers who have risen to the challenges of Covid-19 will be featured in a new documentary on TG4 next week.

Saol faoi Ghlas, airing on 18th November, follows the …
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Brave Donegal duo launches designer destination tours 5 months ago

Brave Donegal duo launches designer destination tours

By  •  Travel

Launching a new hospitality business in a worldwide pandemic is a tough call. But that’s exactly what Donegal duo Aoife McDonnell and Johanna Sonneveldt are doing today. 

The plucky pair …
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Donegal singer makes the charts with Christian music 6 months ago

Donegal singer makes the charts with Christian music

A Donegal singer is making waves across the pond by coming 3rd place in the UK Christian Music Charts for her original song ‘You Reign.’ 

Caroline Crawford, who lives close …
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Muff Liquor Co. raises a toast to new whiskey 6 months ago

Muff Liquor Co. raises a toast to new whiskey

By  •  Life

The Muff Liquor Company has released a brand new offering for your drinks cabinet – just in time for Christmas.

The Inishowen company unveiled their Muff Irish Whiskey today, but …
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Watch: Donegal mum opens up about shock MS diagnosis 6 months ago

Watch: Donegal mum opens up about shock MS diagnosis

By  •  Health, Life

Life has changed a lot recently for Donegal mum and teacher Maggie Green, but this month she is focusing on helping others in a special way.

Maggie is encouraging people …
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Wild Fuschia creator has the recipe for brilliant baking gifts 6 months ago

Wild Fuschia creator has the recipe for brilliant baking gifts

If you know an aspiring baker, or if you simply love the smell of fresh breads in the oven, Wild Fuschia Bakehouse has the ingredients you need for a great …
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Mum and daughter start a star-studded signing trend 6 months ago

Mum and daughter start a star-studded signing trend

By  •  Life

A Kilmacrennan schoolgirl and her mum are teaching an online community how to sign  – one word at a time!

Ten-year-old TaylorBeth and her mum Alison McFadden have attracted the …
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