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Letterkenny woman to volunteer with children in need in Kenya 1 week ago

Letterkenny woman to volunteer with children in need in Kenya

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A young Letterkenny woman is seeking support as she travels travels overseas to carry out a vital part of her coursework.

Student Occupational Therapist Rachel Mullen is in her final …
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Donegal Women’s Centre launches important awareness campaign 2 weeks ago

Donegal Women’s Centre launches important awareness campaign

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Donegal Women’s Centre are launching a new social media initiative to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

No More Memorials is a campaign seeking to help end …
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Donegal artist opens solo exhibition at Fort Dunree 2 weeks ago

Donegal artist opens solo exhibition at Fort Dunree

Award-winning Inishowen artist Geraldine Timlin has opened a solo exhibition at Artlink, Fort Dunree.

Silent Spring is the much anticipated collection by Geraldine, a multidisciplinary artist who works locally.

She currently …
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Donegal hair and beauty salons to roll out domestic abuse supports 2 weeks ago

Donegal hair and beauty salons to roll out domestic abuse supports

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Hundreds of hair and beauty salons in Donegal have partnered with Women’s Aid to provide domestic abuse support resources to their customers.

Salons will soon be displaying stickers on mirrors …
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Brave Donegal woman honoured for rescuing three teens at sea 2 weeks ago

Brave Donegal woman honoured for rescuing three teens at sea

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A Donegal woman who saved three young people’s lives has been honoured at the National Bravery Awards.

Champion surfer Zoe Lally, from Rossnowlagh, employed her skills in a dramatic rescue in …
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Events: Celebrations as Stevens Jewellers marks 10 years in business 3 weeks ago

Events: Celebrations as Stevens Jewellers marks 10 years in business

Today was a very special day for Stevens Jewellers in Letterkenny as they marked 10 years in business.

A gem of the Main Street, jewellery pieces from Stevens have …
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Cheers to the new Fara Óg’s! 3 weeks ago

Cheers to the new Fara Óg’s!

The Gallen Family celebrated in style last night for the grand opening of the new Fara Óg’s bar at An Chúirt Hotel Gweedore.

I was delighted to join the party …
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Amazing Jane receives National Bravery Award for beach rescue 3 weeks ago

Amazing Jane receives National Bravery Award for beach rescue

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A young teacher from Co Donegal has been honoured for her bravery in saving a father and his three young daughters from drowning off the coast of Portsalon.

Jane Friel …
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Donegal Garda honoured for saving drowning man 3 weeks ago

Donegal Garda honoured for saving drowning man

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A Donegal Garda who helped saved the life of a man who was swept away in a river has been commended for her bravery at the National Bravery Awards.

Garda …
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Donegal women to exhibit empowering photography series 3 weeks ago

Donegal women to exhibit empowering photography series

A new exhibition is opening in Donegal this month to amplify women’s voices through photography.

Donegal Women’s Network will launch the Donegal femLENS exhibition on Wednesday 24th November at 7pm …
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Stevens Jewellers celebrate 10 years in business with new Christmas Collection 3 weeks ago

Stevens Jewellers celebrate 10 years in business with new Christmas Collection

Stevens Jewellers in Letterkenny are celebrating 10 years in business this week with the launch of their 2021 Christmas Collection.

The go-to store for gifts and special occasions, Stevens stock …
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Penneys Letterkenny launch autism-friendly shopping hour 3 weeks ago

Penneys Letterkenny launch autism-friendly shopping hour

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Penneys at Letterkenny Shopping Centre is to introduce autism-friendly shopping experiences including sensory friendly shopping hours.

The new measures aim to create an inclusive shopping experience for people with autism …
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Daniel dedicates birthday gifts to charity inspired by beloved local woman 3 weeks ago

Daniel dedicates birthday gifts to charity inspired by beloved local woman

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Daniel O’Donnell has asked fans not to send him birthday cards for his 60th birthday but to donate to a charity set up in memory of a young Donegal woman.


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Christmas cheer returns to Letterkenny with family friendly switch-on 3 weeks ago

Christmas cheer returns to Letterkenny with family friendly switch-on

Letterkenny is gearing up for the Christmas Lights Switch On, taking place on Friday November 19th, 2021.

Letterkenny Chamber is delighted to bring back this family friendly event to …
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Donegal woman re-elected to local council in Canada 3 weeks ago

Donegal woman re-elected to local council in Canada

A Donegal woman is celebrating her re-election as a township councillor in Canada.

Jennifer Pearson-Millar, a native of St. Johnston, retained her seat with 80% of the vote in her …
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Supermac’s series a career highlight for Donegal filmmaker 4 weeks ago

Supermac’s series a career highlight for Donegal filmmaker

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A talented Donegal film producer is helping to bring a brand new perspective to the life of one of Ireland’s most iconic businesspeople –  Pat McDonagh, founder of Supermac’s.

Bundoran …
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Kindness at its best: Noah’s Bed Push raises €237,000 for children’s charities 4 weeks ago

Kindness at its best: Noah’s Bed Push raises €237,000 for children’s charities

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The grand total of the Noah’s Bed Push fundraiser has been revealed today – with a whopping €237,112 going to nine superb charities.

Coming up with the very novel idea …
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Artist Veronica Maguire making her Royal Ulster Academy debut 1 month ago

Artist Veronica Maguire making her Royal Ulster Academy debut

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Talented Ballybofey artist Veronica Maguire has been selected to feature in the 140th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts (RUA) exhibition for the first time.

Tonight, Veronica will take her place …
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Jennifer and Sybil are cover stars of Irish Guide Dog calendar 1 month ago

Jennifer and Sybil are cover stars of Irish Guide Dog calendar

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Two young Donegal ladies are grabbing the national limelight as ‘cover girls’ in the new 2022 Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) calendar.

Jennifer Doherty, from Buncrana, and her …
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Save the Date for Breast Cancer Ball 2022! 1 month ago

Save the Date for Breast Cancer Ball 2022!

The North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball has been cancelled this year, but will return in 2022, organisers have announced.

The annual fundraiser is one of the highlights of the …
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Girls Night at the Theatre? Appropriate is just the ticket 1 month ago

Girls Night at the Theatre? Appropriate is just the ticket

‘Appropriate’ is coming to An Grianan Theatre Letterkenny this Friday 22nd October. The comic drama, starring award winning actor and theatre maker Sarah-Jane Scott, is dark and witty tale that’s loved …
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Letterkenny Hospital joins global display for Baby Loss Awareness 2 months ago

Letterkenny Hospital joins global display for Baby Loss Awareness

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Pink and blue lights are shining from Letterkenny University Hospital tonight in a poignant display for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021.

The hospital is joining the international wave of light which …
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Stepping out in style in memory of amazing Amelia 2 months ago

Stepping out in style in memory of amazing Amelia

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The Moville community enjoyed a fashionable Friday with the stars last weekend in memory of a very special girl – Amelia Mullan.

Schoolgirl Amelia (aged 6) passed away in …
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Fund launched to support young mum’s cancer treatment 2 months ago

Fund launched to support young mum’s cancer treatment

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A fundraising campaign has been started for a young Letterkenny mother so that she can avail of potentially life saving treatment abroad.

Kasia, who is a popular member of the …
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#BuyDonegal returns for festive shopping season 2 months ago

#BuyDonegal returns for festive shopping season

#BuyDonegal is back for 2021 to showcase the best of Donegal business!

The campaign and website provides an opportunity for businesses across the county to highlight their exciting and …
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Anniversary Appeal: Mother of missing Cian lives in hope 2 months ago

Anniversary Appeal: Mother of missing Cian lives in hope

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The mother of a young Co Donegal man who is missing for a year says she just wants to hug him and tell him everything is okay.

Cian Langelann was …
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Fearless Margaret’s scary Halloween fundraiser 2 months ago

Fearless Margaret’s scary Halloween fundraiser

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A brave Letterkenny woman is about to take a scary plunge this Halloween for an important cause.

On October 31st, Margaret Coyle will abseil 190 feet off the former chimney …
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Miss Donegal raises over €2,000 for Little Angels 2 months ago

Miss Donegal raises over €2,000 for Little Angels

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Letterkenny student Kirsty O’Donnell has proudly donated €2252.60 to the Little Angels Special School.

The funds were raised from Kirsty’s recent summer charity events as Miss Donegal.

Kirsty, a nursing …
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Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers 2 months ago

Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers

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Buncrana teacher Dr Liz Doherty has launched the world’s first global online community for traditional music teachers today.

“It’s a place for teachers of traditional music to come together, be …
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What’s On: Culture Night 2021 in Donegal 3 months ago

What’s On: Culture Night 2021 in Donegal

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Donegal County Council Culture Division will present its 13th annual programme of events for Culture Night this Friday, 17th September.

This exceptional night of cultural festivities takes place once per year as part …
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Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000 3 months ago

Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000

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A young Donegal woman raised an amazing €4,000 for her local respite centre during lockdown.

Amy Alexander (aged 19) took it upon herself to do a ‘Tour De Cross’ last …
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Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final 3 months ago

Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final

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Three ambitious young women proudly flew the flag for Donegal in the Miss Ireland final last weekend.

Layla Doherty from Ballyliffin, Kirsty O’Donnell from Letterkenny and Nicole Harron from Donegal …
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Rosie’s exciting plans to mark diabetes milestone 3 months ago

Rosie’s exciting plans to mark diabetes milestone

A Letterkenny woman is on a mission to fundraise for a cure for diabetes – 40 years after being diagnosed with the disease.

Rosie Connolly, who is originally from Ramelton, …
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BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today 3 months ago

BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today

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It has been confirmed that a second BreastCheck Unit will start temporary screening in Donegal town from today.

The unit will be based at the Donegal County Council Offices for …
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Eight poor fitness habits you can fix now 3 months ago

Eight poor fitness habits you can fix now

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It is very easy to be in a bit of a rut right now with the current situation, but with September coming and everyone heading back into a more structured …
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Miss Donegal’s coffee morning raises a sweet €1,000 for Little Angels 3 months ago

Miss Donegal’s coffee morning raises a sweet €1,000 for Little Angels

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Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell has raised €1,000 for Little Angels Special School following a successful coffee morning.

The Letterkenny student is a finalist in the Miss Ireland competition this year.


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Let’s tell the world why we #LoveDonegal 4 months ago

Let’s tell the world why we #LoveDonegal

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This Wednesday the 18th of August is officially #LoveDonegal Day 2021, a day where all the elements which make Donegal such a meaningful, inspiring, unique and authentic place are showcased proudly across the globe.


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Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan 4 months ago

Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan

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A Donegal humanitarian worker is among the 23 Irish citizens in Afghanistan during the Taliban takeover. 

Mary Ellen McGroarty from Mountcharles is the Director of the United Nations World Food …
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Donegal man dedicates proudest moment to his late wife 4 months ago

Donegal man dedicates proudest moment to his late wife

A young Donegal man is enjoying his ‘proudest moment yet’ as his business takes a major leap forward in the fashion world.

Luke Skinnader from Ramelton co-founded the chemo headwear …
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Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment 4 months ago

Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment

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A Donegal woman’s medical fundraiser has received overwhelming support this weekend.

More than $116,237 (just under €100,000) has been raised to help Vivienne Lynch McDaid from Buncrana access cancer treatment …
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Nutrition myths to watch out for 5 months ago

Nutrition myths to watch out for

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This is the 1st part of a 2-part article for you all.

This one will focus on popular nutrition myths and next weeks will focus on Popular Training Myths.

I’m …
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Miss Donegal hosting sweet fundraiser for Little Angels 5 months ago

Miss Donegal hosting sweet fundraiser for Little Angels

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Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell is hosting an ice cream day in aid of Little Angels Special School on Tuesday July 13th.

This ‘cool’ family fun event takes place at the …
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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events 5 months ago

What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events

If you’re craving true entertainment again, Earagail Arts Festival is thankfully back with a programme to delight all arts and culture fans.

Starting on 4th July, the festival is taking …
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Walkers invited to conquer Donegal Camino with Peggy, Noel & Deirdre 5 months ago

Walkers invited to conquer Donegal Camino with Peggy, Noel & Deirdre

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A trio of Donegal ambassadors has launched an eight day charity trek for friends and new friends alike.

This September, Peggy Stringer, Noel Cunningham and Deirdre Mc Glone will be …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Mica 6 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Mica

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“What is this MICA you keep tweeting about? Haven’t heard of this.” – a message from a Twitter/blogger pal in Dublin last week…

And so I realised that an issue …
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Friends fundraise in memory of beloved Bronwyn 6 months ago

Friends fundraise in memory of beloved Bronwyn

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A special fundraiser is underway in honour of a young Letterkenny woman, Bronwyn Coyle.

Bronwyn (known to her friends as B) passed away in 2016 following three years of illness …
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Share your pandemic experience with the Donegal Women’s Network 6 months ago

Share your pandemic experience with the Donegal Women’s Network

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In June 2020, Donegal Women’s Network conducted a Covid-19 impact survey with 832 women living across Donegal taking part.  These survey results provided a snapshot into the lived experiences of …
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Social Anxiety as lockdown ends? You’re not alone 6 months ago

Social Anxiety as lockdown ends? You’re not alone

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Social anxiety isn’t just being nervous or uncomfortable around other people, it can be a debilitating mental and physical struggle.

People who live with social anxiety have an intense and …
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Máire Bhreathnach returns with new series of ‘An Focal Scoir’ on BBC NI 7 months 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.

The new four-part …
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Meet the mammy who’s taking over TikTok! 7 months 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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