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Mischievous Miriam visits Donegal! 21 hours ago

Mischievous Miriam visits Donegal!

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The last place you might think you’d find a Harry Potter star is in a library – at least a library in Donegal!

Well, it’s not because actress Miriam Margolyes …
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Experience the past at unique charity shop exhibition 2 days ago

Experience the past at unique charity shop exhibition

The Irish Wheelchair Association Charity Shop in Letterkenny is launching a special ‘Selling the Past’ exhibition of donated items which have links to Donegal’s history. 

The exhibition opens this Tuesday …
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Donegal man enjoying once-in-a-lifetime experience as Rose Escort 3 days ago

Donegal man enjoying once-in-a-lifetime experience as Rose Escort

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A young Donegal man is working hard in the Kingdom this week in the prestigious role as a Rose Escort.

Cillian Ó Gallachóir from Falcarragh is one of 33 escorts …
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Geraldine Mullan unveils labour of love for beloved husband and children 1 week ago

Geraldine Mullan unveils labour of love for beloved husband and children

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One of Inishowen’s best-kept secrets has been unveiled this week in loving memory of a special family.

As the sun shines on Quigley’s Point, a ‘Field of Hope’ is blooming …
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A new Donegal gem is crafted at Crolly Distillery 1 week ago

A new Donegal gem is crafted at Crolly Distillery

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A new whiskey and a new tourist experience has been carefully crafted with great success at the Croithlí Distillery.

I visited this week for a tour and tasting, and have …
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Katie’s off to the Kingdom in style! 2 weeks ago

Katie’s off to the Kingdom in style!

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Donegal Rose 2022 Katie McAteer is packing her bags this week for the adventure of a lifetime.

The Rathmullan woman is Tralee-bound to represent her home county in the 61st …
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‘London Mary’ Caitlin crowned the 2022 Mary from Dungloe 2 weeks ago

‘London Mary’ Caitlin crowned the 2022 Mary from Dungloe

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The winner of this year’s Mary from Dungloe is the ‘London Mary’ Caitlin Finn.

Caitlin was chosen at Sunday’s gala crowning event at Ionad Spóirt na Rosann.

Caitlin, who was …
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Law to ban anti-abortion protesters from health centres 3 weeks ago

Law to ban anti-abortion protesters from health centres

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The government is moving forward with legislation to ban pro-life abortions outside healthcare premises by the end of the year.

Protesters could face jail or fines for demonstrating outside healthcare …
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Donegal woman steps up to personal challenge for cardiac charity 3 weeks ago

Donegal woman steps up to personal challenge for cardiac charity

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Convoy woman Jude Bromley will be walking part of the Camino de Portuguese this year in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) Ireland.

In September, Jude, alongside 14 …
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Fundraiser to honour remarkable Letterkenny woman 4 weeks ago

Fundraiser to honour remarkable Letterkenny woman

A remarkable Letterkenny woman will be honoured at an upcoming fundraiser for the Donegal Hospice.

Ms Carrie Harvey (nee Coyle) dedicated a huge part of her life to campaigning and …
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Donegal woman reaching new heights in memory of late husband 1 month ago

Donegal woman reaching new heights in memory of late husband

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An Annagry woman is about to embark on a special hiking challenge this July in loving memory of her late husband.

Maeve King’s beloved husband Joe passed away from cancer …
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Introducing the new Miss Donegal! 1 month ago

Introducing the new Miss Donegal!

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Ambitious Castlefinn student Hannah Mulcahy has been crowned Miss Donegal 2022.

Hannah, aged 20, will represent Donegal this year at the 75th Miss Ireland, proudly sponsored by TanOrganic.

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Come and smell the roses in Norah’s gorgeous garden! 1 month ago

Come and smell the roses in Norah’s gorgeous garden!

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A kindhearted local woman will open her beautiful rose garden this weekend for charity.

Norah’s Rose Garden is situated at 85 Blue Cedars, Ballybofey, and will be open from 10am …
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Kind-hearted Letterkenny woman crowned Ulster CAREGiver of the Year 2 months ago

Kind-hearted Letterkenny woman crowned Ulster CAREGiver of the Year

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Letterkenny woman Mary Sweeney has been honoured for her work with the most vulnerable people in the community, by being named Home Instead’s 2022 Ulster CAREGiver of the Year.

Care …
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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival fun for all the family this July (plus lots of FREE events) 2 months ago

What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival fun for all the family this July (plus lots of FREE events)

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THIS year’s Earagail Arts Festival, 9th July to 24th July, features a number of exciting events for the whole family to enjoy all along the most northern part …
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Donegal singer pens ‘Sarah’s Song’ in memory of a dear friend 2 months ago

Donegal singer pens ‘Sarah’s Song’ in memory of a dear friend

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Donegal-based harpist and singer Emma Martin will launch a new song this weekend in memory of a talented friend who passed away from cancer.

Sarah Carty died from a rare …
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Events: Donegal textile artist Deborah Stockdale opens new solo exhibition 2 months ago

Events: Donegal textile artist Deborah Stockdale opens new solo exhibition

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A new solo exhibition entitled ‘Resurface’ by Convoy-based textile artist Deborah Stockdale is currently being showcased in the Mezzanine Gallery, Artlink Fort Dunree – with free admission daily from 10:30am-4:30pm …
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Events: Sunday Funday with Colour Me Bootiful! 2 months ago

Events: Sunday Funday with Colour Me Bootiful!

A great girls’ day out full of fun, style and laughter was had at the Shandon Hotel & Spa this afternoon with Colour Me Bootiful and friends.

The Sunday Funday …
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Delight as beach wheelchair unveiled in Bundoran 2 months ago

Delight as beach wheelchair unveiled in Bundoran

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A new service has been added to Bundoran’s Blue Flag Main Beach this season, a beach wheelchair.

The wheelchair which has been modified for use on soft sandy surfaces has …
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‘5k for Karen’ fundraiser to support young Letterkenny woman’s cancer treatment 2 months ago

‘5k for Karen’ fundraiser to support young Letterkenny woman’s cancer treatment

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The Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny are hosting a 5k walk/run for a great cause on Tuesday 28th June.

The Aura are calling on members and the public to take …
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Events: The Central Hotel unveils a chic new look 2 months ago

Events: The Central Hotel unveils a chic new look

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As one of the historic landmarks in the Diamond of Donegal Town and fondly known as the “Grand Dame of the Diamond”, The Central Hotel and Leisure Centre celebrated Friday …
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Terrific support for little TJ’s treatment 2 months ago

Terrific support for little TJ’s treatment

The stars were out in force on Sunday for a major fundraiser for a special baby girl.

TJ Needham, whose mum Claire McDaid is from Letterkenny, was the guest of …
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Tears and triumph as ‘Walk and Talk For B’ reaches finish line 2 months ago

Tears and triumph as ‘Walk and Talk For B’ reaches finish line

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An 80km walking challenge yesterday in memory of a wonderful Donegal mum came to a triumphant end yesterday evening.

Karol Friel, his children and his family were welcomed to Inver …
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‘Walk and Talk for B’ hits the road! 2 months ago

‘Walk and Talk for B’ hits the road!

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A major fundraising walk is underway today in memory of a wonderful mum and friend, Breda Gallagher-Friel.

Setting off at 3.30am in the pitch dark, with Storm Alex at their …
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Farewell Finola! Donegal Women’s Collective coordinator looks forward to a new chapter 2 months ago

Farewell Finola! Donegal Women’s Collective coordinator looks forward to a new chapter

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A pioneering Donegal woman is about to embark on an exciting new journey after retiring from the Donegal branch of Women’s Collective Ireland.

Finola Brennan has been a trailblazing activist …
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Countdown on to Colour Me Bootiful’s Sunday Funday at the Shandon Hotel & Spa 2 months ago

Countdown on to Colour Me Bootiful’s Sunday Funday at the Shandon Hotel & Spa

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Derry influencer and makeup artist Antonia Gallagher (aka CMB Colour Me Bootiful) is set to host the ultimate girls’ day out at the Shandon Hotel and Spa this June.

The …
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See the future of Donegal design and fashion at ATU Donegal showcase 2 months ago

See the future of Donegal design and fashion at ATU Donegal showcase

The Department of Design and Creative Media at ATU Donegal will host their annual end-of-year graduate showcase on campus this Thursday 9 June at 6pm.

All are welcome to this …
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Donegal native elected as new mayor of Derry and Strabane 2 months ago

Donegal native elected as new mayor of Derry and Strabane

Sinn Féin councillor Sandra Duffy has been elected as the new mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council.

Mayor Duffy, from Burnfoot, accepted the mayoral chain from her predecessor, …
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Katie McAteer is bound for Tralee! 2 months ago

Katie McAteer is bound for Tralee!

Rathmullan woman Katie McAteer has been crowned as the new Donegal Rose for 2022.

The 24-year-old PR account manager has an exciting summer ahead as she represents Donegal at home …
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Events: Gloria Seasons grand opening – a fresh new food store for Letterkenny! 3 months ago

Events: Gloria Seasons grand opening – a fresh new food store for Letterkenny!

A brand new shop has opened in Letterkenny to provide busy people with wholesome and healthy food with great taste.

Chef Alana Conaghan celebrated the launch of her new Gloria …
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Donegal Rose of 2022 to be chosen this weekend 3 months ago

Donegal Rose of 2022 to be chosen this weekend

Eleven young Donegal women have been announced as finalists for the Donegal Rose selection this weekend.

The contestants are all hoping to be crowned the ‘Donegal Rose’ of 2022 and …
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‘Walk and Talk’ to remember beloved Donegal mum Breda Gallagher-Friel 3 months ago

‘Walk and Talk’ to remember beloved Donegal mum Breda Gallagher-Friel

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Five hundred people will take part in a charity event next Saturday 11th June called “Walk and Talk For B”, organised by the family and friends of Breda Gallagher-Friel who …
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Moya Brennan ‘thrilled and humbled’ with honorary doctorate 3 months ago

Moya Brennan ‘thrilled and humbled’ with honorary doctorate

Donegal folk musician Moya Brennan has received an honorary doctorate from Dublin City University.

The Grammy award winning Clannad superstar was conferred the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) …
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Donegal mum shares the unseen side of MS 3 months ago

Donegal mum shares the unseen side of MS

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A young Donegal mum has created some powerful artwork to reveal the unseen symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.

Marion Mulhern was first diagnosed with MS in 2018. Her last relapse occurred …
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Last call for Miss Donegal 2022 3 months ago

Last call for Miss Donegal 2022

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Diamonds are forever for the Miss Ireland Organisation as this year marks its 75th Jubilee of the competition with plans for the largest and most spectacular show this summer.  

The …
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Special weekend ahead for Relay For Life 10th anniversary walk 3 months ago

Special weekend ahead for Relay For Life 10th anniversary walk

Donegal people are being invited to show their support for those affected by cancer at Relay For Life Donegal as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend.  

Marking this …
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Moville’s Niamh McDermott scoops Journalist of the Year student award 3 months ago

Moville’s Niamh McDermott scoops Journalist of the Year student award

Niamh McDermott from Moville has won a Second Year Student Journalist of The Year award at the University of Salford.

Niamh, who is in her second year of broadcast journalism …
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Geraldine Mullan nominated as one of Ireland’s unsung heroes 3 months ago

Geraldine Mullan nominated as one of Ireland’s unsung heroes

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Moville woman Geraldine Mullan has been nominated as a ‘Queen of Kindness’ in the 2022 RSVP Awards.

Geraldine, who lost her husband and two children in the Lough Foyle tragedy, …
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Events: Top chefs reveal some-fin special about Donegal seafood 3 months ago

Events: Top chefs reveal some-fin special about Donegal seafood

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Donegal is renowned for its seafood, and a special event last week put our premium product in the spotlight with the help of some expert chefs.

Last Thursday saw Donegal …
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Nominations sought for Donegal Volunteer Me4u Awards 3 months ago

Nominations sought for Donegal Volunteer Me4u Awards

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Do you know an outstanding person or group that has made a real difference in the community this past year?

Why not nominate them for the recognition they deserve in …
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Events: Magee Summer Social celebrates all things Donegal 3 months ago

Events: Magee Summer Social celebrates all things Donegal

A Summer Social and Shopping Evening took place at Magee of Donegal in Donegal Town yesterday to celebrate the best of Donegal style, food and heritage.

The fashion event was …
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Head shaves and hair-raising skydives to raise funds for special baby girl

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A big-hearted group of friends and family are planning a series of fundraisers for a life-changing surgery for a special baby girl.

T.J. (Tina Joan) Needham was born with severe …
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First-ever Lifford Jailbreak raises over €7,000 for local charities 4 months ago

First-ever Lifford Jailbreak raises over €7,000 for local charities

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Thirteen plucky ‘prisoners’ from Donegal raised over €7,000 by spending a night behind bars for good causes.

The first ever overnight jailbreak challenge at Lifford Old Courthouse has been hailed …
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Advertising Feature: Over €57 million to be saved across Donegal by switching mortgage 4 months ago

Advertising Feature: Over €57 million to be saved across Donegal by switching mortgage

Advertising Feature: Over 180,000 households nationwide stand to save over €15,000 each by switching their mortgage. New analysis by moneysherpa.ie the Irish personal finance website has broken down how much …
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Donegal writer scoops National Student Media Award 4 months ago

Donegal writer scoops National Student Media Award

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Donegal native Mairead Maguire won the Collaborative Journalism of the Year award at the Aviva Stadium last Thursday.

Mairead, who is a student at TCD, took home the first award …
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Women encouraged to wear pink for RunDonegal Women’s 5K 4 months ago

Women encouraged to wear pink for RunDonegal Women’s 5K

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Participants in the 2022 RunDonegal Women’s 5K, which takes place on Sunday, May 22nd, at 11am, are being encouraged to wear pink, and to wear T-shirts they have from previous …
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Watch: ‘The Fertility Journey’ shares women’s real experiences in Ireland 4 months ago

Watch: ‘The Fertility Journey’ shares women’s real experiences in Ireland

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An important Women’s Health Conference took place in Dublin on Thursday, organised by Senator Lisa Chambers and Fianna Fáil. The panels discussed many important issues to women including pregnancy, IVF, …
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Darkness Into Light walks to take place across Donegal this Saturday 4 months ago

Darkness Into Light walks to take place across Donegal this Saturday

Communities across Donegal are getting ready for Saturday May 7th as Pieta’s annual Darkness Into Light fundraising events return.

Darkness Into Light, proudly supported by Electric Ireland, will take place at …
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Limitless Jennifer heads for Mt Everest Base Camp 4 months ago

Limitless Jennifer heads for Mt Everest Base Camp

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Brave Buncrana woman Jennifer Doherty is about to take on one of the most exciting challenges of her life this week as she begins a trek to Mount Everest.

Jennifer, who …
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Maria’s Ultimate Donegal Hamper raffle giving back to important charity 4 months ago

Maria’s Ultimate Donegal Hamper raffle giving back to important charity

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A Donegal woman is running the raffle of all raffles with all prizes sourced from Donegal makers!

Maria McBrien, from Killybegs and now living in Ballybofey, has gathered more than …
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