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Gweedore designer blends elegance and luxury in new fashion brand 2 days ago

Gweedore designer blends elegance and luxury in new fashion brand

West Donegal designer Sarah Lorraine Gallagher is making a statement in soft power with the launch of Ireland’s newest luxury brand – Sarah Lorraine Donegal.

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Dance champion Niamh Shevlin crowned this year’s Donegal Rose 3 days ago

Dance champion Niamh Shevlin crowned this year’s Donegal Rose

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Glenswilly Riverdance performer Niamh Shevlin has been selected as the Donegal Rose for the 2024 Rose of Tralee festival.

Niamh is one half of the famous Shevlin Twins and has …
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Events: Musical celebrations as Moya Brennan is awarded Donegal Person of the Year 1 week ago

Events: Musical celebrations as Moya Brennan is awarded Donegal Person of the Year

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Clannad’s Moya Brennan was officially inaugurated as the 2023 Donegal Person of the Year last night.

She was the centrepiece of the Donegal Association Dublin’s annual Gala Ball last night …
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Gallery: Community shines at style-filled North West 10k fashion show! 2 weeks ago

Gallery: Community shines at style-filled North West 10k fashion show!

Last night’s North West 10k Fashion Show was a memorable night of fashion, fun and fundraising!

Local personalities stepped out of their comfort zones and onto the catwalk of …
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Walking group steps up to relay in memory of much-loved friend 2 weeks ago

Walking group steps up to relay in memory of much-loved friend

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When they circle the track as part of the 24 hour Relay for Life initiative next month, the Ray Walking Group will be in familiar step but will be without …
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Getting married? An Chúirt Spring Wedding Showcase takes place Easter Monday 1-6pm 3 weeks ago

Getting married? An Chúirt Spring Wedding Showcase takes place Easter Monday 1-6pm

Are you ready to experience a romantic journey amidst the captivating landscapes of West Donegal?

Look no further than An Chúirt Hotel, one of Donegal’s top 4-star wedding venues …
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Charity Chic: Tickets going fast for Letterkenny’s fundraising fashion show! 3 weeks ago

Charity Chic: Tickets going fast for Letterkenny’s fundraising fashion show!

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Get ready for a night of glitz, glamour, and good craic at the North West 10k fashion show this Easter!

Tickets are selling fast for this event, taking place on …
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Letterkenny’s Clare O’Donnell crowned this year’s ‘Donegal Mary’ 3 weeks ago

Letterkenny’s Clare O’Donnell crowned this year’s ‘Donegal Mary’

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Letterkenny Pharmacy Technician Clare O’Donnell has been chosen as this year’s Donegal Mary in the Mary from Dungloe Festival.

The glamorous selection ceremony took place last night at the Clanree …
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Mountcharles humanitarian worker hailed as one of Donegal’s finest ambassadors 4 weeks ago

Mountcharles humanitarian worker hailed as one of Donegal’s finest ambassadors

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Donegal native Mary-Ellen McGroarty, South Sudan’s Country Director for the UN World Food Programme, has been described as one of Donegal’s finest ambassadors.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, …
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Shandon Hotel and Spa celebrates eight years of success! 1 month ago

Shandon Hotel and Spa celebrates eight years of success!

The Shandon Hotel and Spa threw a celebratory bash last night to mark eight years since its revival.

The seaside hotel marked the anniversary with a lavish party for staff …
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Olivia’s thank you as Penneys fashion show raises amazing €5,190 1 month ago

Olivia’s thank you as Penneys fashion show raises amazing €5,190

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Newtowncunningham woman Oliva Robb has expressed her gratitude for the “effort, support and love” put into a hugely successful fashion show at Penneys Letterkenny.

€5,190 was raised on Tuesday as …
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Delighted Kyna to represent London at Mary from Dungloe! 1 month ago

Delighted Kyna to represent London at Mary from Dungloe!

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Kyna Boyle was last night confirmed as the ‘London Mary’ representative at this year’s Mary from Dungloe Festival.

The 21-year-old, who has strong west Donegal connections, was crowned at a …
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Donegal TikTokker brews teatime meet-ups for content creators 1 month ago

Donegal TikTokker brews teatime meet-ups for content creators

Donegal TikTok star Mirenda Rosenberg has launched a ‘Content Creator Tea’ to help creators spill the tea on their challenges and share successes.

This networking event and workshop at the …
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Gallery: In true Penneys fashion… colleagues step up in style for Olivia Robb 1 month ago

Gallery: In true Penneys fashion… colleagues step up in style for Olivia Robb

You would have got a ticket for the Oscars easier than you would have got a ticket for tonight’s Penneys fashion show, as staff held a heartwarming fundraiser for a …
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Garda Rita Casey from Donegal delighted to be Mayo Person of the Year 1 month ago

Garda Rita Casey from Donegal delighted to be Mayo Person of the Year

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Malin Head native Rita Casey gratefully accepted the title of Mayo Person of the Year at an awards luncheon last weekend.

Rita Casey (née Doherty), who is living and working …
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Brave stories empower as businesswomen unite across borders 1 month ago

Brave stories empower as businesswomen unite across borders

Powerful, raw and uplifting stories were shared on International Women’s Day as the Donegal Women in Business Network joined forces with the Enterprising Women of Mid and East Antrim for …
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Symbolic art unveiled to encourage greater inclusion of women in local politics 1 month ago

Symbolic art unveiled to encourage greater inclusion of women in local politics

Killybegs Councillor Niamh Kennedy was among the female politicians celebrating this week’s unveiling of a powerful painting at Dublin’s Custom House for International Women’s Day.

The artwork, by former Leitrim …
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Tributes after passing of beautiful Tess Greene 1 month ago

Tributes after passing of beautiful Tess Greene

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There is heartfelt sadness in the local community following the passing of Maghery woman Tess Greene.

Tess had shared her battle with cancer online and gave so many others hope …
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Heartache as inspirational Toy Show star Saoírse passes away 1 month ago

Heartache as inspirational Toy Show star Saoírse passes away

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Galway girl Saoírse Ruane, a star of the Late Late Toy Show, has sadly passed away.

The 12-year-old had the nation in tears but also inspired them when she appeared …
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Women’s Day event to expose ‘dirty little secrets’ of the alcohol industry 1 month ago

Women’s Day event to expose ‘dirty little secrets’ of the alcohol industry

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The impact of alcohol on women’s health is to be unveiled at an International Women’s Day event in Letterkenny this Friday.

Donegal Women’s Centre, Alcohol Forum Ireland and the Atlantic …
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Women in Construction programme launching in Donegal 2 months ago

Women in Construction programme launching in Donegal

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Rural Enterprise Skillnet is delighted to announce the launch of a Women in Construction programme, a full-time ten-week programme, open to women seeking to work in this sector.


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Brilliant Bríd’s charity walking challenge tops €10k 2 months ago

Brilliant Bríd’s charity walking challenge tops €10k

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Unstoppable Bríd ‘Winnie’ Sweeney from Loch an lúir has reached an incredible €10,000 milestone for Donegal Cancer Flights & Services – just two months into her 366-day walking challenge.

The …
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Donegal’s explorers shine at Outsider awards 2 months ago

Donegal’s explorers shine at Outsider awards

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Some of Donegal’s most inspirational explorers scooped national awards from Outsider Magazine last night.

Buncrana’s Jennifer Doherty, Arranmore dipper Paddy Conaghan, Rossnowlagh surfer Easkey Britton and south-Donegal based charity Liquid …
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The Addams Family rises again! 2 months ago

The Addams Family rises again!

In March 2020, after only two nights, the Letterkenny Musical Society had to cut short their production of The Addams Family.

But four years later, they are back and even …
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Women’s Day celebration in Inishowen to inspire inclusion 2 months ago

Women’s Day celebration in Inishowen to inspire inclusion

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An event bringing women from various backgrounds and ethnicities together in Carndonagh aims to ‘Inspire Inclusion’ ahead of International Women’s Day. 

Taking place in Carn’s Colgan Hall on Tuesday March …
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Geraldine Mullan bringing community together for a cause in memory of son Tomás 2 months ago

Geraldine Mullan bringing community together for a cause in memory of son Tomás

Moville’s Geraldine Mullan has announced a charity walk to celebrate the life of her son Tomás on what would have been his 18th birthday.

On 20th August 2020, dad John …
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Lack of public information on referendums highlighted at local panel event 2 months ago

Lack of public information on referendums highlighted at local panel event

A recent panel discussion on the upcoming referendum identified a knowledge gap among the public of what impact their votes will have.

As debate grows on the referendums to change …
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Donegal women sharing stories of resilience at major cancer event 2 months ago

Donegal women sharing stories of resilience at major cancer event

Two Donegal sportswomen, Rita Casey and Amelia McFarland, will tell their cancer story at the final event of the ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ series this April.

The event, taking place …
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Donegal Women in Business Network to celebrate cross-border connections this International Women’s Day 2 months ago

Donegal Women in Business Network to celebrate cross-border connections this International Women’s Day

Mark your calendars! The Donegal Women in Business Network (DWIBN) is excited to partner with the enterprising women of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council for a special “Crossing Horizons: …
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Wonder woman Elaine conquers 100 daily swims for Dungloe Hospital 2 months ago

Wonder woman Elaine conquers 100 daily swims for Dungloe Hospital

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Photo: Brid Sweeney

A daring West Donegal woman has conquered a brrr-illiant swimming challenge of 100 daily dips for charity.

Inspirational Elaine Boyle from Rannafast celebrated her 100th day of …
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Moya Brennan named as Donegal Person of the Year 2 months ago

Moya Brennan named as Donegal Person of the Year

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Moya Brennan has been chosen as the Donegal Person of the Year for 2023.

The announcement took place in Rose’s Bar, Creeslough this evening, marking a year since the …
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Donegal author shortlisted for KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2 months ago

Donegal author shortlisted for KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards

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Isla McGuckin from Portsalon has been shortlisted for the 2024 KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards for her book ‘April’s Garden.’

The shortlist for the 34th annual awards was announced …
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North West Breast Cancer Ball grand total revealed! 2 months ago

North West Breast Cancer Ball grand total revealed!

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The grand total raised at the 2023 North West Breast Cancer Ball 2023 has been revealed, with €15,081 being contributed to local research and services.

The glamorous event at the …
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Donegal Rape Crisis Centre breaking stigma and building hope in new documentary 2 months ago

Donegal Rape Crisis Centre breaking stigma and building hope in new documentary

Awareness and funding struggles are at the heart of a new short documentary that sheds light on the Donegal Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (DSARCC).

Premiered last Friday, the …
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Events: Donegal influencers celebrate a new era of glamour at BPerfect Foyleside 2 months ago

Events: Donegal influencers celebrate a new era of glamour at BPerfect Foyleside

BPerfect Cosmetics unveiled the spectacular revamp of their state-of-the-art megastore in Foyleside Shopping Centre last night, with many familiar faces in attendance.

The celebrations kicked off with hilarious lip syncing …
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Brave Elaine’s 100-day swim for Dungloe Patient Comfort Fund 3 months ago

Brave Elaine’s 100-day swim for Dungloe Patient Comfort Fund

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Main pic: Elaine makes time for a ‘wave’ during her 100-day swim for Dungloe Community Hospital Patient Comfort Fund.

A brave west Donegal woman is well on her way to …
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Catch the Easter Express at Oakfield Park on Easter weekend 3 months ago

Catch the Easter Express at Oakfield Park on Easter weekend

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The perfect family outing awaits at Oakfield Park this Easter!

Hop onboard Donegal’s biggest Easter hunt as the Easter Express opens for bookings at 10am today on www.oakfieldpark.com


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Find your perfect wedding venue at the Gallen Hospitality Wedding Showcase 3 months ago

Find your perfect wedding venue at the Gallen Hospitality Wedding Showcase

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Discover your dream wedding venue in the heart of Donegal at Gallen Hospitality’s Biggest Wedding Venue Showcase of 2024 with the Villa Rose Hotel …
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Shandon Hotel hosting night of unforgettable music with Sailor Bill and Chelsea Evans! 3 months ago

Shandon Hotel hosting night of unforgettable music with Sailor Bill and Chelsea Evans!

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Mark your calendars for a big-energy gig on Saturday February 24th, when folk rockers Sailor Bill play at the Shandon Hotel with special guest Chelsea Evans!

Sailor Bill …
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How Other Worlds at the Regional Cultural Centre opens the art world to all 3 months ago

How Other Worlds at the Regional Cultural Centre opens the art world to all

A rich tapestry of Irish art has been unfurled at the Other Worlds exhibition at the Regional Culture Centre in Letterkenny.

The exhibition was curated by award-winning Gartan artist Daniel …
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Powerful documentary to highlight work of Donegal Rape Crisis Centre 3 months ago

Powerful documentary to highlight work of Donegal Rape Crisis Centre

Donegal Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), in partnership with Oath Studios, has created a short film documentary highlighting the valuable work they do in supporting survivors of sexual violence.

The film …
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Dust off your magic carpet for the Letterkenny Panto’s return to the stage! 3 months ago

Dust off your magic carpet for the Letterkenny Panto’s return to the stage!

Letterkenny Pantomime Society are making a long overdue return to the stage with their show, Aladdin in the wonderful An Grianan Theatre.

Family-favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday,  January 20, …
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Will you be the next Donegal Rose? 4 months ago

Will you be the next Donegal Rose?

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The search for the 2024 Donegal Rose has begun.

Rathmullan woman Katie McAteer (above) donned the Donegal sash in 2022 and made everyone from her home county proud as our …
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Events: Shoppers soak up festive magic at Magee of Donegal 4 months ago

Events: Shoppers soak up festive magic at Magee of Donegal

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Magee of Donegal helped us get into the Christmas shopping spirit on Friday with a fantastic festive evening.

It was a magical night, made even more special with live music …
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Jasmine’s family appeal to those living in fear to seek help this Christmas 4 months ago

Jasmine’s family appeal to those living in fear to seek help this Christmas

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The family of the late Jasmine McMonagle have appealed to people to reach out to others who may be in danger this Christmas.

The beautiful 28-year-old mother-of-two was strangled and …
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Traveller women’s exhibition showcases hope, struggles, and aspirations through art 4 months ago

Traveller women’s exhibition showcases hope, struggles, and aspirations through art

Traveller women from Donegal proudly launched an exhibition today, combining crafts, heritage and life experiences to create impactful art.

The ‘Pavee Beoirs Whiden… Traveller Women Talking‘ exhibit consists of six …
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‘Children in domestic abuse situations don’t really want presents at Christmas, but to be free from fear’ 4 months ago

‘Children in domestic abuse situations don’t really want presents at Christmas, but to be free from fear’

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Donegal Domestic Violence Services has launched its new winter appeal called ‘Safe at Home’. 

Winter is a challenging time of the year for many people, but for families who are …
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Enjoy a Magical Christmas Evening at Magee of Donegal 4 months ago

Enjoy a Magical Christmas Evening at Magee of Donegal

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Magee of Donegal, one of Ireland’s premier luxury retailers, invites you to immerse yourself in the enchanting spirit of the season at their highly anticipated Christmas Evening on …
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Charity concert to celebrate the life of midwife Helen McLaughlin 4 months ago

Charity concert to celebrate the life of midwife Helen McLaughlin

A beloved Donegal woman will be remembered this Saturday during a special fundraising concert for Donegal Hospice.

The concert is in loving memory of Inishowen woman Helen McLaughlin, who sadly …
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Gallery: A community comes together for North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball 5 months ago

Gallery: A community comes together for North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball

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The North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball was another sell-out success on Friday night last at the Silver Tassie in Letterkenny.

This great fundraiser has become one of the social …
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