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Cheese Please! How to build the ultimate Donegal cheese board 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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’ 2 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 2 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! 2 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! 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Same storm, different boats 4 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Same storm, different boats

By  •  Life, Mammy

Aren’t you lucky you have a job?

Aren’t you lucky you have your health?

Aren’t you lucky you can work from home?

Aren’t you lucky you don’t have to…fill in …
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Donegal hotel rises to #2 Best Hotel in Ireland 4 months ago

Donegal hotel rises to #2 Best Hotel in Ireland

The prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards have just been announced, with Lough Eske Castle being the only hotel in Donegal to make it to Ireland’s Top 10 list. …
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Anam Cara brings parent support meetings online 4 months ago

Anam Cara brings parent support meetings online

By  •  Life

Anam Cara, the charity that supports bereaved parents nationwide, has made the decision to bring all their services online under Level 3 restrictions.

All online group meetings and one to …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Hold Firm 4 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Hold Firm

By  •  Life

Banana bread; I never actually did get around to baking one.

I did eat a slice that someone else baked, but that was the height of my lockdown success. 

Lockdown …
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It’s Love Donegal Day! 4 months ago

It’s Love Donegal Day!

By  •  Health, Life

Today sees the return of the #LoveDonegal day campaign to showcase Donegal to a worldwide audience.

Taking part is easy and all you have to do is include the hashtag …
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Three in a row for super-scenic Donegal Airport 4 months ago

Three in a row for super-scenic Donegal Airport

Donegal Airport has taken off with the award for the World’s Most Scenic Airport – for the third year running!

The coastal Carrickfinn airport team are on a high today …
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Let’s all show the love for #LoveDonegal day 4 months ago

Let’s all show the love for #LoveDonegal day

By  •  Life

Get your Tweets ready tomorrow!

This Wednesday the 16th September will see the return of the #LoveDonegal day campaign to showcase Donegal to a worldwide audience.

Taking part is easy …
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Time to get Donegal trending again on #LoveDonegal day 5 months ago

Time to get Donegal trending again on #LoveDonegal day

#LoveDonegal day is returning on Wednesday the 16th September to showcase the delights of Donegal on social media.

The campaign invites everyone to tell as many people as possible around the world …
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Weeds are a winner for Donegal woman’s dynamic flower art 6 months ago

Weeds are a winner for Donegal woman’s dynamic flower art

By  •  Life

A creative Donegal woman has won a place as a finalist in an international floral design contest with a unique display – of weeds!

Cheryl Rock used the natural resources …
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National Brown Bread competition returns with search for bakers 6 months ago

National Brown Bread competition returns with search for bakers

By  •  Life

Is your homemade brown bread is the best of the batch?

Maybe it’s time to enter your recipe in the The National Brown Bread Baking Competition.

The event is back …
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12 things positive people DON’T do: Part Two 6 months ago

12 things positive people DON’T do: Part Two

By  •  Fitness, Life

This is the second part of a two-part blog on the 12 things that positive people don’t do or let keep them from their goals.

There is so much negativity …
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Big Pink weekend aims to give little Livie the best birthday gift 6 months ago

Big Pink weekend aims to give little Livie the best birthday gift

By  •  Life

We’ll be seeing all shades of pink this weekend as Donegal gets behind baby Livie’s major fundraising events.

The ‘Big Pink’ weekend aims to raise over €200,000 to reach the …
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Harvey’s Point revealed as the best hotel in Ireland 6 months ago

Harvey’s Point revealed as the best hotel in Ireland

Harvey’s Point hotel in Donegal is celebrating being named the best hotel in Ireland for 2020. 

The luxurious lakeside hotel has once again topped the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards.


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Listen: Donegal singer’s powerful song starts a conversation for assault victims 6 months ago

Listen: Donegal singer’s powerful song starts a conversation for assault victims

By  •  Life, Videos

Through the power of music, Aine O’Boyle from Killybegs is bringing women’s issues to the fore and making people listen.

The 26-year-old delved into her creativity during lockdown to start …
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12 things positive people DON’T do 6 months ago

12 things positive people DON’T do

By  •  Life

This is the first part of a two-part blog on the 12 things that positive people don’t do or let keep them from their goals.

There is so much …
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Photography competition focuses on beautiful Donegal 6 months ago

Photography competition focuses on beautiful Donegal

By  •  Life

An exciting competition has been launched by Donegal Tourism to celebrate this beautiful county.

And there are some amazing prizes up for grabs!

Whether you are a budding photographer or …
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Let’s discover what’s on our doorsteps in amazing Donegal 7 months ago

Let’s discover what’s on our doorsteps in amazing Donegal

Can you name the three Signature Points within Donegal that are along the Wild Atlantic Way?

They are:

  1. Malin Head
  2. Fanad Lighthouse
  3. Sliabh Liag Cliffs

If this question has aroused an interest …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Facing this new fear 7 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Facing this new fear

By  •  Life, Mammy

“I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” 

I’ve said these words more than a few times over the past few weeks. Mainly, because I found myself absolutely bricking it over …
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Bernie Kelly: Remembering Manus, one year on 7 months ago

Bernie Kelly: Remembering Manus, one year on

By  •  Life

THE LAST words are with her now and they won’t ever leave her.

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Designing a new life in Donegal 8 months ago

Designing a new life in Donegal

Moving house is always a challenge, moving on the first day of a pandemic lockdown would be a nightmare for some.

But that wasn’t the case for Interior Designer Amy …
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Careers: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? 8 months ago

Careers: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?

Deirdre Mulhern is a Career Coach based in Donegal

June is here and the summertime has officially landed. This month will mark the half-way point of the year. June for …
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Interiors: Five decluttering mistakes we make, and how to stop them 8 months ago

Interiors: Five decluttering mistakes we make, and how to stop them

By  •  Interiors

1. Not picking a focused area to declutter

If you are trying to declutter your home, don’t just pick and choose an item here and there to clear. This cherry-picking …
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What have you learned from lockdown? 8 months ago

What have you learned from lockdown?

By  •  Life

Two creative Donegal women have shared a new project to help people note their learning experiences from Covid-19.

These long weeks at home have given people time to reflect, pursue …
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Donegal Heritage Office shares free booklet on looking after wildlife in your garden 8 months ago

Donegal Heritage Office shares free booklet on looking after wildlife in your garden

By  •  Life

As International Biodiversity Day approaches on Friday, May 22, a new booklet has been launched to provide advice on how to help the wildlife in your garden. 

The brainchild …
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Donegal artist inspired to paint for Pieta House 9 months ago

Donegal artist inspired to paint for Pieta House

By  •  Life

Donegal artist Audrey Henry has been inspired to use her skills to raise money for Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light appeal.

Audrey, a skilled artist and designer from Letterkenny, is …
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Interiors: 3 ways that Covid-19 will change interior design forever 9 months ago

Interiors: 3 ways that Covid-19 will change interior design forever

By  •  Interiors

1. Design in the home will deliberately enhance and support physical and mental health

The realisation that good interior design has the capacity to improve mental and physical health will …
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Donegal teacher learns how to mind students’ wellbeing from a distance 9 months ago

Donegal teacher learns how to mind students’ wellbeing from a distance

By  •  Life

by Declan Rooney

Like thousands of her teaching colleagues across the country, Donegal footballer Emer Gallagher quickly became accustomed to education from a distance.

Zoom and Google Classroom have replaced …
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