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Meghan Markle opens up on ‘pain and grief’ of miscarriage 20 hours ago

Meghan Markle opens up on ‘pain and grief’ of miscarriage

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The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has revealed she had a miscarriage in July.

In personal article for the New York Times, Meghan opened up about the loss that she …
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Having a ball… at home! 2 days ago

Having a ball… at home!

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The virtual event is scheduled to go live on Facebook at 7.30pm on this Friday, 27th November and you can find information and/or make a donation at https://www.ifundraise.ie/NWBreastCancerCharityBall.  

Máire Lynam, …
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Could it be burnout? 2 days ago

Could it be burnout?

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If you are feeling constantly stressed you might also be feeling helpless, disillusioned, and completely exhausted and on the road to burnout.

What is burnout? Burnout is a state of …
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Donegal woman scoops €40,000 Telly Bingo prize… after missing the all-important show! 1 week ago

Donegal woman scoops €40,000 Telly Bingo prize… after missing the all-important show!

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A Donegal woman who won €40,014 on the National Lottery Telly Bingo TV game show last October has revealed she rushed home following a dentist appointment after she learned that …
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Scenic photo to snap up vital funds for breast cancer research 2 weeks ago

Scenic photo to snap up vital funds for breast cancer research

A stunning photo of Glenveagh National Park is set to be the sole item for auction at this year’s virtual North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball.

The 11th annual North …
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Donegal mother died after ‘catalogue of errors’ at Letterkenny Hospital 2 weeks ago

Donegal mother died after ‘catalogue of errors’ at Letterkenny Hospital

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THE High Court has approved a €325,000 settlement against the HSE in the case of a 54-year-old Donegal woman who died after a ‘catalogue of errors’ in her care.

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Letterkenny Lions Club Christmas appeal moves online 3 weeks ago

Letterkenny Lions Club Christmas appeal moves online

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Supermarket collections have been swapped for digital donations as the Letterkenny Lions Club launches an online Christmas appeal to local charities over the festive period.

Normally, Letterkenny Lions Club hosts …
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Daniel and Majella to launch new Community Directory for Donegal 3 weeks ago

Daniel and Majella to launch new Community Directory for Donegal

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Celebrity couple Daniel and Majella O’Donnell are set to lend a helping hand in launching a new directory for community Services in North West Donegal – the first of its …
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North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball goes virtual 4 weeks ago

North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball goes virtual

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The 2020 North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball event has been cancelled, but rest assured the charity spirit will continue in a virtual form.

The annual event has long been …
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No ‘middle aisle’ for a while in Aldi and Lidl stores 4 weeks ago

No ‘middle aisle’ for a while in Aldi and Lidl stores

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SUPERMARKET chains Aldi and Lidl have confirmed that they have paused selling items which are classified as non-essential while the country is at Level 5 of the Covid-19 restrictions.

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Gardaí renew support for domestic abuse victims as calls rise by 18% 4 weeks ago

Gardaí renew support for domestic abuse victims as calls rise by 18%

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Victims of domestic abuse are being reminded that help is available during Level Five restrictions as Gardaí announce a new phase of their dedicated support operation.

A third phase of …
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Search on for Donegal EuroMillions winner before time runs out 4 weeks ago

Search on for Donegal EuroMillions winner before time runs out

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The National Lottery has called on players in one particular area of Donegal to check their EuroMillions tickets as a prize from Friday 28th August remains unclaimed.

And hurry, because …
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Renewed fears for domestic violence victims during second lockdown 1 month ago

Renewed fears for domestic violence victims during second lockdown

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Women’s Aid is preparing for a further surge in contacts from women being abused by their partners after Level Five restrictions came into force this week.

The charity is calling …
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‘All I want to know is that he is safe’ – Emotional appeal for missing Cian 1 month ago

‘All I want to know is that he is safe’ – Emotional appeal for missing Cian

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THE mother of missing Cian Langelaan has issued a fresh emotional appeal for information about her son.

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Good news as brave baby Livie’s treatment goes well 1 month ago

Good news as brave baby Livie’s treatment goes well

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The family of Little Livie Mulhern have shared their relief and gratitude after her specialist treatment went smoothly this week. 

One-year-old Olivia (Livie) underwent Zolgensma treatment in Dublin on Wednesday, …
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Donegal schoolgirl receives inspirational letter from Tánaiste 1 month ago

Donegal schoolgirl receives inspirational letter from Tánaiste

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We need all our heroes to keep on doing what they can and I know that I can depend on you.

A LITTLE Donegal schoolgirl wrote a personal letter to the government asking to be allowed sit beside her best friend in school again – and got a written response from Leo Varadkar.

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Donegal woman loses her life in sea tragedy 1 month ago

Donegal woman loses her life in sea tragedy

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Tributes have been paid to Mary Feeney, a popular Donegal artist who died in a sea swimming accident on the Bangor Coast in Northern Ireland.

Mary Feeney, who was originally …
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Let your vibe attract your tribe 1 month ago

Let your vibe attract your tribe

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I’ve always loved the saying: “Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe.”

The only way to meet “your people” is to be yourself. If you are pretending to be someone that you’re …
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Donegal mourns passing of beloved cancer fighter Amelia Skinnader 1 month ago

Donegal mourns passing of beloved cancer fighter Amelia Skinnader

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Tributes are flowing in for Amelia Skinnader – a young woman with close Donegal links whose cancer journey touched the hearts of many.

Mrs Skinnader, aged 31, is the beloved …
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It’s time to give your mental health a break 1 month ago

It’s time to give your mental health a break

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I’m probably the most relaxed I’ve been in a very long time.

After the week we had last week with Level 5 looming and then not arriving, and then more …
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‘I am so proud of the role that nurses and midwives have played during the pandemic’ – New INMO President 1 month ago

‘I am so proud of the role that nurses and midwives have played during the pandemic’ – New INMO President

Arranmore native Karen McGowan has been elected President of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

McGowan, an advanced nurse practitioner in Beaumont Hospital, takes over the role from outgoing INMO …
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Let’s Shop Local: Help us create our Donegal Christmas gift guides! 2 months ago

Let’s Shop Local: Help us create our Donegal Christmas gift guides!

Our local businesses need our support this year more than ever.

Here at DonegalWoman.ie, we want to do our part to put Donegal-made and locally-sold gifts in the spotlight for …
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Online appeal after Pink Ribbon sales cancelled in towns across Donegal 2 months ago

Online appeal after Pink Ribbon sales cancelled in towns across Donegal

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Pink Ribbon sales for the Irish Cancer Society in Donegal have been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.

The charity is taking the online route this year, and inviting people to …
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Try this workout to keep fit at home 2 months ago

Try this workout to keep fit at home

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There is a possibility that we may be facing another lockdown in Ireland!

The current situation has increased the possibility of us working from home again with no access to …
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Donegal academic’s book in the spotlight on Black History Month 2 months ago

Donegal academic’s book in the spotlight on Black History Month

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A Donegal researcher and lecturer has added a new perspective to Black History with the release of a new book.

Dr Hilary Mc Laughlin-Stonham from Carndonagh is a Lecturer and …
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Diane Cannon in tune to become new Irish language ambassador 2 months ago

Diane Cannon in tune to become new Irish language ambassador

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Well-known Irish traditional singer Diane Cannon has been announced as the new Irish-language ambassador for her home area of Cloughaneely for 2020/2021.

Diane follows in the footsteps of well-known …
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Level 3: Let’s look for the positives 2 months ago

Level 3: Let’s look for the positives

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With Level 3 being imposed and more businesses and jobs being put on hold, it is easy to let stress and negativity slip into our daily life.

We have …
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#LoveDonegal celebrations gathered a whole lot of love 2 months ago

#LoveDonegal celebrations gathered a whole lot of love

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Timelines were flooded on Wednesday, the 16th of September, as people all over the world came together to once again celebrate #LoveDonegal day.

The social media campaign quickly became a trending …
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Victims urged to reach out as domestic abuse rises in Donegal 2 months ago

Victims urged to reach out as domestic abuse rises in Donegal

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So far in 2020, there has been a 20 per cent increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by Gardaí across Ireland when compared with the same period …
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Call for maternity ward restrictions to be eased for partners at crucial times 2 months ago

Call for maternity ward restrictions to be eased for partners at crucial times

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A Donegal TD has called on the Government to ensure Covid-19 restrictions are adjusted to allow partners to be present in delivery rooms and during scans. Read More

Relief as treatment secured for little Livie in Ireland 2 months ago

Relief as treatment secured for little Livie in Ireland

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Little Livie Mulhern has been given the green light to get her treatment in Ireland.

Family and friends of the toddler had raised more than €2million to get Livie vital …
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Donegal mum taking great steps for No Barriers 2 months ago

Donegal mum taking great steps for No Barriers

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Angela Gallagher from Gaoth Dobhair has set her sights on the 2020 Vhi Mini Marathon to raise money for the No Barriers Foundation.

Angela’s daughter Mary, who suffered a back …
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Free online workshops for volunteers in Donegal 2 months ago

Free online workshops for volunteers in Donegal

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Donegal Volunteer Centre will celebrate National Volunteer Week September 21st – 25th with a series of online workshops and information sessions to support volunteers and community groups across Donegal. 

Eamonn …
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Brisk walk is a big help for local hospices 2 months ago

Brisk walk is a big help for local hospices

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Donegal and Foyle Hospices are set to benefit from a 5K fundraiser held by staff at Buncrana Medical Centre.

The weather didn’t stop the ladies getting their runners on for …
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Thank you, Nora: RNLI celebrates Arranmore woman’s 25 years of voluntary work 3 months ago

Thank you, Nora: RNLI celebrates Arranmore woman’s 25 years of voluntary work

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Arranmore RNLI volunteer Nora Flanagan’s 25 years of selfless dedicated service have been formally recognised by the life-saving charity.

Nora, who is a retired nurse and the Arranmore station’s Lifeboat …
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Peggy’s personal Camino raises over €5,500 3 months ago

Peggy’s personal Camino raises over €5,500

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A remarkable Donegal woman has successfully completed her own charity ‘camino’ in the hills of Donegal.

Peggy Stringer (Kelly), a popular dermal clinician from Carndonagh, has accomplished a 160km week-long …
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Memorial bench to be dedicated to beloved Mullan family 3 months ago

Memorial bench to be dedicated to beloved Mullan family

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The community of Moville has come together to fundraise for a poignant memorial for the late John, Tomás and Amelia Mullan, who passed away in a tragic car accident last …
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Time to get Donegal trending again on #LoveDonegal day 3 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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Donegal community comes together to help a family in need 3 months ago

Donegal community comes together to help a family in need

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Friends and neighbours of a five-year-old Glenties boy battling cancer will gather this Sunday to take part in a ‘Dander for Danny’.

The event is aimed to raise funds and …
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The happiest birthday surprise for little Livie 3 months ago

The happiest birthday surprise for little Livie

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Little Livie’s birthday wish has come true.

The family of a special baby girl are celebrating the phenomenal news that they have reached their fundraising goal of €2million to secure …
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Appeal after woman allegedly sexually assaulted by taxi driver 3 months ago

Appeal after woman allegedly sexually assaulted by taxi driver

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Gardaí are hunting a taxi driver after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in Inishowen last week.

The woman was allegedly attacked by the taxi driver in Buncrana after a …
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Convoy celebrates €2.5M Lotto win 3 months ago

Convoy celebrates €2.5M Lotto win

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A small village in east Donegal is celebrating today after the National Lottery confirmed the winning store which sold last Saturday’s Lotto jackpot winning ticket worth €2,482,715.

The winning …
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Ambitious Donegal student scoops university award 3 months ago

Ambitious Donegal student scoops university award

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Donegal woman Póilín Nic Géidigh has won a T. K. Whitaker Prize, a highly competitive award of the National University of Ireland.

Two Whitaker prizes, commemorating one of Ireland’s most …
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Donegal woman elected as county councillor in Dublin 3 months ago

Donegal woman elected as county councillor in Dublin

Donegal woman Siobhan Shovlin has won the Fine Gael co-option to take a seat on Fingal County Council in Dublin.

The Ardara native will replace Senator Emer Currie to represent …
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‘Heaven has gained three angels today’ 3 months ago

‘Heaven has gained three angels today’

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The woman who lost her husband and two children in a horrific car crash in Co Donegal has pleaded with mourners to hug their loved ones and tell them how …
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New Donegal seafood experience is making waves 3 months ago

New Donegal seafood experience is making waves

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Two Donegal businesses have teamed up to create a unique seafood taste experience in the popular fishing port of Killybegs.

Atlantic Treasures – The Fish Stop and Hughie’s Bar launched the …
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Emily’s running challenge raises €3,000 for Letterkenny Hospital 3 months ago

Emily’s running challenge raises €3,000 for Letterkenny Hospital

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A young Letterkenny woman has donated an amazing €3,000 to Letterkenny University Hospital following a successful summer challenge.

Emily Hanley (aged 21) ran 100KM in June to raise support for …
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Donegal diver makes history in the Navy 3 months ago

Donegal diver makes history in the Navy

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A Donegal woman is making waves in the navy after becoming the Irish Navy’s first female diver.

The honour was bestowed on Sub-Lieutenant Tahlia Britton from Rossnowlagh at a ceremony …
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Donegal mum and daughter stepping up for Beirut relief 4 months ago

Donegal mum and daughter stepping up for Beirut relief

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Letterkenny woman Siobhan McLaughlin has made an extraordinary request for her birthday this year – for people to help her support victims of the recent explosion in Beirut.

An active …
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Heartfelt song dedicated to the late Dawn Croke 4 months ago

Heartfelt song dedicated to the late Dawn Croke

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Donegal singer Jacqui Sharkey has released a heart-wrenching new song in memory of the late Dawn Croke.

Until Then is a moving piece for those who have lost a loved …
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