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Máire Bhreathnach returns with new series of ‘An Focal Scoir’ on BBC NI 1 week ago

Máire Bhreathnach returns with new series of ‘An Focal Scoir’ on BBC NI

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Donegal woman and Gortahork native Máire Bhrathnach is back on our screens with An Focal Scoir, the studio based discussion series, on BBC Two Northern Ireland.

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Meet the mammy who’s taking over TikTok! 2 weeks ago

Meet the mammy who’s taking over TikTok!

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Glenties woman Michelle Boylan never expected to become a TikTok star.

When she uploaded her first video, her only goal was to make a few people laugh.

Now, 10 months …
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Miss Donegal finalist hosts glamorous charity giveaway 2 weeks ago

Miss Donegal finalist hosts glamorous charity giveaway

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Miss Donegal hopeful Natalie Slater is hosting a glamorous giveaway for Variety Ireland.

Natalie, from Milford, is giving away a beauty hamper packed with gifts to enjoy on a first night …
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Charity call for baby clothing for asylum seekers in Donegal 3 weeks ago

Charity call for baby clothing for asylum seekers in Donegal

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A clothing drive has been launched to support families in Direct Provision in Donegal.

The Danú Project is calling on the local community to donate baby and toddler clothing (ages …
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Donegal Women’s Network to host workshop on gender equality 3 weeks ago

Donegal Women’s Network to host workshop on gender equality

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Donegal Women’s Network is delighted to be partnering with Akidwa to offer  the “Women together for a Better World” programme.

This is a four week programme starting on Thursday 13th May 10.30am-1.30pm, which …
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New branding to showcase the best of Donegal 3 weeks ago

New branding to showcase the best of Donegal

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An exciting new place brand for Donegal will be officially launched on Friday to promote Donegal as a great place to live, work, invest, explore and study. 

The rebranding aims to …
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Senator Flynn shares baby news in call for easing of maternity restrictions 3 weeks ago

Senator Flynn shares baby news in call for easing of maternity restrictions

Senator Eileen Flynn has announced that she is pregnant and due her second baby in September.

The Donegal-based Senator made the announcement in the Seanad on Friday during a speech …
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Schoolgirl Clíodhna’s delicious dessert is a winner 4 weeks ago

Schoolgirl Clíodhna’s delicious dessert is a winner

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Eleven-year old Clíodhna Mulkearns, a 5th Class pupil at Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin in Letterkenny, is enjoying the ‘sweet’ taste of success having been chosen a top winner in Fyffes’ search to …
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Success for Sarah in 160KM Hawaii challenge 4 weeks ago

Success for Sarah in 160KM Hawaii challenge

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Congratulations to St. Bernadette’s Special School Student Sarah McGurk from Convoy, who has just completed the Excel Sports 160km Hawaii Challenge.

Sarah finished the final 1k of her challenge with her …
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Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness 4 weeks ago

Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness

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Gardaí across Donegal are taking part ‘Go Purple Day’ this Friday to promote and support Domestic Violence Support Services across Donegal.

This dedicated day was initiated by members of …
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Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash 1 month ago

Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash

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Almost €6,000 has been raised in support of a young local mother who lost her arm in a car crash last weekend.

Evette Woods survived a serious single-vehicle crash on …
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Domestic abuse awareness session to highlight victim supports in Donegal 1 month ago

Domestic abuse awareness session to highlight victim supports in Donegal

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The Donegal Domestic Violence Service and the Donegal Volunteer Centre are teaming up to inform community workers / general public on how to support victims of domestic abuse post-lockdown.

To …
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Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events 1 month ago

Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events

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Online Inishowen events for mums and babies are so popular, they’re attracting emigrants from as far away as Texas and Toronto. That’s according to the manager of Spraoi agus Sport in Carndonagh, …
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New counselling service to launch in memory of Gemma Boyle 1 month ago

New counselling service to launch in memory of Gemma Boyle

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A NEW community counselling and play therapy service will be launched for Burtonport this Friday in honour of much-loved local woman Gemma Boyle.

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Valentine’s 5k raises €1,800 for Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital 1 month ago

Valentine’s 5k raises €1,800 for Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital

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The Rushe to Raise Valentine’s Day 5k challenge has raised a fantastic €1,800 for the Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital.

Emmet and Maria Rushe from Rushe Fitness in Letterkenny decided …
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Megan’s march in March raises amazing €5,720 for Cancer Care West 1 month ago

Megan’s march in March raises amazing €5,720 for Cancer Care West

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Donegal woman Megan Rose proudly presented €5,720 to Cancer Care West today following a successful walking fundraiser.

Megan conquered a massive 300km by walking in her local area throughout the …
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Layla’s hope for Hughie’s Corner counselling service 1 month ago

Layla’s hope for Hughie’s Corner counselling service

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A young Inishowen woman has set up a Go Fund Me appeal to help a children’s therapy service in her area.

Layla Doherty was so taken by the work of …
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Delight as Kacey gets date for vital spine surgery 2 months ago

Delight as Kacey gets date for vital spine surgery

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A Donegal teenager who needs life-changing spine surgery has been told she can go under the knife next week.

Kacey Blackburn from Raphoe needs corrective surgery after being diagnosed with …
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Remarkable Donegal nurse awarded MBE 2 months ago

Remarkable Donegal nurse awarded MBE

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A recently retired Donegal nurse has been awarded an MBE for her services to cardiology nursing.

Originally from Ballyshannon, but now living in Enniskillen, Sr Marian Doogan has worked as …
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Fund seeks to help Donegal girl live pain-free 2 months ago

Fund seeks to help Donegal girl live pain-free

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A fundraiser is underway to secure a life-changing surgery for Raphoe teenager Kacey Blackburn.

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Daffodil Day goes digital in Donegal 2 months ago

Daffodil Day goes digital in Donegal

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Daffodil Day takes place this Friday, and while local volunteers can’t take to the streets to sell beautiful flowers, you can still support cancer patients and their families from home.


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Fund launched to support lovely little Caitlin’s cancer treatment 2 months ago

Fund launched to support lovely little Caitlin’s cancer treatment

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A fundraising drive has been launched in aid of an eight-year-old Donegal girl, who has to travel for Germany for vital treatment.

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Appeal after woman attacked in Letterkenny 2 months ago

Appeal after woman attacked in Letterkenny

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An investigation is underway after a woman was set upon in an unprovoked daytime attack in Letterkenny.

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Fitness: Why motivation isn’t enough 2 months ago

Fitness: Why motivation isn’t enough

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One of the main things I’m hearing from people when it comes to exercise right now is “I just can’t get motivated to do anything”. 

With everything that is going …
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Award-winning community leader celebrates connections to Donegal 2 months ago

Award-winning community leader celebrates connections to Donegal

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Buncrana-native Breege McDaid is representing Donegal in the current ‘Irish in Britain’ series of videos.

The London-based ‘Irish in Britain’ charity and network has launched a new digital series called …
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Watch: Best friends complete marathon walk for Irish Cancer Society 2 months ago

Watch: Best friends complete marathon walk for Irish Cancer Society

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TWO west Donegal teenagers completed a marathon walk last week in aid of charity.

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‘We’re still struggling to address gender gap’ – Maria Walsh 2 months ago

‘We’re still struggling to address gender gap’ – Maria Walsh

MEP Maria Walsh has called on EU Member States and the EU Commission to support entrepreneurship among women as the gender employment gap stands at 11.4%.

A new European report …
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Megan makes great strides for Cancer Care West 2 months ago

Megan makes great strides for Cancer Care West

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Inspirational Inver woman Megan Rose is on track to raise thousands of euro for Cancer Care West this March.

Megan has set out to walk a total of 300km in …
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Life and legacy of Kay McNulty honoured in portrait series 2 months ago

Life and legacy of Kay McNulty honoured in portrait series

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A new portrait of computing trailblazer Kathleen (Kay) McNulty will be unveiled this International Women’s Day.

Kay McNulty, a native of Creeslough, was one of the world’s first computer programmers. …
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Brian Dowling creates a stir with Donegal’s Muff Liquor Co. 2 months ago

Brian Dowling creates a stir with Donegal’s Muff Liquor Co.

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Irish celebrity Brian Dowling will be shaking things up with the launch of his own cocktail range with Muff Liquor Company.

The cheeky Inishowen craft drinks company has announced a …
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The unsung women who help keep the RNLI afloat 2 months ago

The unsung women who help keep the RNLI afloat

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As International Women’s Day approaches, the Arranmore RNLI crew are celebrating the strong and resilient women of their current crew – and those who kept the service afloat through the …
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Nora steps up to fundraising challenge in memory of beloved mum 2 months ago

Nora steps up to fundraising challenge in memory of beloved mum

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A kindhearted young Kilmacrennan woman has undertaken to get her running shoes on in London in an effort to raise funds for the Donegal Hospice.

Nora Doherty (22) will run …
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Don’t miss DICE 2021! 3 months ago

Don’t miss DICE 2021!

LYIT is hosting a series of engaging events this week for anyone with an interest in Irish design and creative sectors.

Now in its seventh year, the DICE (Design, Innovation, Creativity and …
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Letterkenny stylist joins event celebrating disabled women in Ireland 3 months ago

Letterkenny stylist joins event celebrating disabled women in Ireland

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Letterkenny fashion blogger Emma Murray will be celebrating International Women’s Day in style with Independent Living Movement Ireland.

Emma has joined the line-up of influential speakers celebrating disabled women and …
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Donegal artist hopes to help the homeless with stunning portrait 3 months ago

Donegal artist hopes to help the homeless with stunning portrait

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A Donegal artist who has painted a stunning portrait of one of Ireland’s most familiar homeless people is to auction it to raise money for the homeless.

Michael Byrne or …
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Eight-year-old Kayla inspires sister’s 5k a day fundraiser 3 months ago

Eight-year-old Kayla inspires sister’s 5k a day fundraiser

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A young Ballybofey woman has been inspired by her younger sister to conquer 5K a day for the next 21 days in aid of the Donegal branch of Down Syndrome …
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Brid walks the walk to reach €10,000 fundraising goal 3 months ago

Brid walks the walk to reach €10,000 fundraising goal

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An inspirational Donegal woman has reached the target of her 365-day walking fundraiser in just two months.

Brid Sweeney, who lives in Loughanure, challenged herself to walk every day in …
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Remarkable Ruby gets long-awaited vaccine 3 months ago

Remarkable Ruby gets long-awaited vaccine

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DONEGAL’S oldest citizen, Ruby Druce, hopes that normality has been brought a little closer today.

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Arrests after beauty salon reopens in Dublin 3 months ago

Arrests after beauty salon reopens in Dublin

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The owner of a Dublin beauty salon has been reportedly arrested after opening for treatments during the Level 5 lockdown.

Christine McTiernan, owner of C&N Beauty Room in Balbriggan, opened …
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Student nurses go the distance to raise €2,000 3 months ago

Student nurses go the distance to raise €2,000

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NUI Galway student nurses from Donegal have helped raise more than €2,000 for homeless services after clocking more than 500km on foot. 

The annual fundraising drive is held every year …
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Women’s voices from the past heard in short film series 3 months ago

Women’s voices from the past heard in short film series

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A new series of six short films will launch this week to highlight the experiences of women during the Irish Revolutionary Period.

Donegal County Museum, the Regional Cultural Centre and …
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Careers: Let’s talk about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) 3 months ago

Careers: Let’s talk about Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

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‘Emotional intelligence more than any other factor, more than IQ, or expertise, accounts for 85-90% of success at work. IQ is a threshold competence. You need it, but it …
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Creative wellness workshop coming up for International Women’s Day in Donegal 3 months ago

Creative wellness workshop coming up for International Women’s Day in Donegal

In Celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March, 11am-1pm NCCWN-Donegal Women’s Network invites you to join a fun and interactive “Cracking Up” creative arts online workshop, facilitated by …
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Creative celebrations for Karen’s 15 years in business 3 months ago

Creative celebrations for Karen’s 15 years in business

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Donegal Speech and Drama teacher Karen Murphy is celebrating 15 years in business with some special projects for students.

There has been a lot of drama in Karen’s career this …
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Megan makes history with inaugural scholarship 3 months ago

Megan makes history with inaugural scholarship

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A Letterkenny student has been awarded a new scholarship to further her studies in modern Irish history.

Megan McAuley, a student of Maynooth University, is the recipient of the inaugural …
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Calls for more support for women entering politics 3 months ago

Calls for more support for women entering politics

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There is an urgent need for more women to be supported to enter politics, according to Irish campaigners, as Ireland drops even further in the world gender equality rankings.

In …
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More young women subjected to online abuse during pandemic – Women’s Aid 3 months ago

More young women subjected to online abuse during pandemic – Women’s Aid

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A new campaign has been launched this week for young women (aged 18-25) experiencing abuse from a current or former intimate partner.

According to Women’s Aid, young women who are …
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Sisters step up to 100mile memorial walk 3 months ago

Sisters step up to 100mile memorial walk

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TWO Milford sisters are raising money for charity to honour the wishes of their beloved uncle who passed away last month.

Veronica and Lorraine McGinley are walking 100 miles through …
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Fundraiser success a true tribute to young Donegal woman 3 months ago

Fundraiser success a true tribute to young Donegal woman

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More than €33,000 has been raised in memory of Mary Ellen Molloy, a much-loved young woman who passed away at Christmas 2019.

Hundreds of people all over the world joined …
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There’s no stopping Brid on her walk… to Barbados! 3 months ago

There’s no stopping Brid on her walk… to Barbados!

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Well-known West Donegal woman Brid Sweeney is walking to Barbados.

Well, technically not, since she lives in Loughanure, but Brid estimates she’ll cover almost 6,500 kilometres as she stacks up …
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