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Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final 3 weeks 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 weeks 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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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events 3 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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Don’t miss DICE 2021! 7 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 7 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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Creative wellness workshop coming up for International Women’s Day in Donegal 7 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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Donegal group celebrating women’s lives through drama 8 months ago

Donegal group celebrating women’s lives through drama

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NCCWN Donegal Women’s Network invites all women in Donegal to join them in celebrating St Brigid’s Day and women’s stories.

Over two Saturdays, 30th January and 6th February 11am-2pm, the …
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New Year’s plunge inspired by memory of popular Donegal woman 9 months ago

New Year’s plunge inspired by memory of popular Donegal woman

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DONEGAL people all over the world are being encouraged to ‘take the plunge’ on New Year’s Day in aid of a special memorial fundraiser.

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Having a ball… at home! 10 months 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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Double delight as Joanne completes ‘Hike for Heroes’ 1 year ago

Double delight as Joanne completes ‘Hike for Heroes’

Gortahork woman Joanne Cullen set up Hike for Heroes at the start of May in aid of Letterkenny University Hospital and the Donegal Hospice.

 Joanne is pictured above with Geraldine …
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Women in business seize opportunities from crisis in successful webinar 1 year ago

Women in business seize opportunities from crisis in successful webinar

The Donegal Women in Business Network adapted to the ‘new normal’ of networking for a successful online event today. 

Collaborating with LYIT DICE Labs, the network brought more than 100 …
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Donegal women line up to share entrepreneurial stories from lockdown 1 year ago

Donegal women line up to share entrepreneurial stories from lockdown

LYIT DICE labs and Donegal Women in Business have teamed up to present an exciting and innovative Webinar: Building Resilience through the Entrepreneurial Mindset on Monday 25th May at 11am.


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Be You Donegal – A special event for every woman 2 years ago

Be You Donegal – A special event for every woman

Donegal’s first BE YOU event is taking place this March and is set to be a wonderful day out with a difference.

This health, wellness, fashion and beauty event places …
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Events: Celebrating all things local with the Donegal Women in Business Network 2 years ago

Events: Celebrating all things local with the Donegal Women in Business Network

All businesses start somewhere – and local foundations and local communities are at the heart of so many Donegal enterprises.

The Donegal Women in Business Network (DWBN) placed a special …
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Events: Falling for the Grand Ballroom at Harvey’s Point 2 years ago

Events: Falling for the Grand Ballroom at Harvey’s Point

As twilight fell on Lough Eske last night, the new-look Grand Ballroom at Harvey’s blended in beautifully with its surroundings.

The revamped function room has undergone a €1million redesign to …
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Harvey’s Point to reveal brand new ballroom at Wedding Showcase 2 years ago

Harvey’s Point to reveal brand new ballroom at Wedding Showcase

Big things have been happening at Harvey’s Point, and all will be revealed this Thursday at their extra special Wedding Showcase.

The luxury lakeside hotel will open the doors to …
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Events: Chef Roisin Gillen sets tastebuds alight at intimate Counter pop-up 2 years ago

Events: Chef Roisin Gillen sets tastebuds alight at intimate Counter pop-up

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Chef Roisin Gillen was home for two pop-up nights in Donegal this month – one in Letterkenny and another in Granny Mc’s Kitchen, Donegal Town.

It took just 20 minutes for …
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Don’t miss Gabrielle’s glam girls night! 2 years ago

Don’t miss Gabrielle’s glam girls night!

Donegal social diarist Gabrielle McMonagle from Gabrielle’s Diary is hosting a fashion night out with McElhinneys in the Orchard Letterkenny on Thursday 5th March.

Gabrielle McMonagle – Gabrielle’s Diary …
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Events: Embracing the new season at McElhinneys 2 years ago

Events: Embracing the new season at McElhinneys

McElhinneys are kicking off the Spring/Summer 2020 season in style with their fashion launch all this weekend.

The spotlight was on the new womenswear collections at last night’s preview, as …
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Bronwyn brings a community together for Australian relief concert 2 years ago

Bronwyn brings a community together for Australian relief concert

A Donegal-based Australian woman is bringing the local community together to support people devastated by disasters in her home country.

A fundraising concert, taking place this Saturday 15th February, will …
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Events: Donegal Women in Business study skills in selling online 2 years ago

Events: Donegal Women in Business study skills in selling online

The world of direct marketing and selling online is a place of great opportunities but also of great complications and regulations.

Mastering the legalities, etiquette and numbers of online business …
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Events: Health and wealth with the Donegal Women in Business Network 2 years ago

Events: Health and wealth with the Donegal Women in Business Network

Donegal Women in Business Network members are starting their New Year on a healthy note after placing a special focus on financial and mental wellbeing at an event on Thursday …
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Big celebrations as Ruby Druce turns 104 on New Year’s Eve 2 years ago

Big celebrations as Ruby Druce turns 104 on New Year’s Eve

Remarkable Donegal woman Ruby Druce celebrated her 104th birthday in style with a large party on New Year’s Eve.

The popular Castlefinn native, who is one of Donegal’s oldest residents, …
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Events: Patrick Gildea Hairdressing Team celebrate successes at Christmas 2 years ago

Events: Patrick Gildea Hairdressing Team celebrate successes at Christmas

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What a year it has been for the Patrick Gildea Hairdressing Team in the Centre of Excellence in Letterkenny!

This multi award winning salon let loose and took some …
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Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business 2 years ago

Events: A celebratory Christmas lunch for Donegal Women in Business

The beautiful surrounds of Rockhill House Estate was the setting for a very festive Christmas lunch hosted by the Donegal Women in Business Network on Tuesday.

Members and guests …
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Events: The Grinch steals the show at Rushe to Raise! 2 years ago

Events: The Grinch steals the show at Rushe to Raise!

A cranky green Grinch may have been stomping around Century Cinemas today, but it didn’t dull the festive spirit of Rushe to Raise 2019!

Maria and Emmet Rushe with Mr …
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Events: Christmas indulgence with Five Farms in Raphoe 2 years ago

Events: Christmas indulgence with Five Farms in Raphoe

A festive and celebratory feeling was in the air at Coyle’s Centra Raphoe last night for the Donegal launch of Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur.

The drink, co-created by Raphoe …
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Events: AGM marks a new chapter for the Donegal Women in Business Network 2 years ago

Events: AGM marks a new chapter for the Donegal Women in Business Network

What a year 2019 has been for the Donegal Women in Business Network. In their 20th anniversary, the network has held many successful celebrations, looked back in appreciation of the …
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Thanks to the Breast Cancer Ball, the outcomes for Donegal women are improving 2 years ago

Thanks to the Breast Cancer Ball, the outcomes for Donegal women are improving

Breast Cancer Surgeon Manvydas Varzgalis is calling on Donegal people to go out and enjoy the North West Breast Cancer Ball for the benefit of Donegal woman.

The annual fundraising …
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A Donegal first as minority women gather for seminar 2 years ago

A Donegal first as minority women gather for seminar

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WOMEN from black, minority and ethnic communities on both sides of the border have gathered together for the first time in Donegal to explore the issues affecting them and to …
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Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD 2 years ago

Events: Anne Nicholls and guests launch charity Christmas CD

Over 200 people were treated to a magical night of Christmas music on Friday when Letterkenny teacher Anne Nicholls and guests launched a charity CD.

Music, stories and special moments …
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Events: Sustainable is in style at Stella’s charity fashion show 2 years ago

Events: Sustainable is in style at Stella’s charity fashion show

Stella McGroarty of Stella Boutique in Donegal Town made a strong fashion statement at Sunday’s charity gala fashion show.

Up to 200 women attended the event in Harvey’s Point …
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Events: Driving Instructor Angela Ward celebrates 15 years on the road 2 years ago

Events: Driving Instructor Angela Ward celebrates 15 years on the road

Angela was in the driving seat for a change last night when she hosted an information event alongside Kelly’s Toyota Letterkenny and the Donegal Women in Business Network.

In the …
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Children’s Ward and Donegal Hospice to benefit from the Rushes’ fun festive movie event 2 years ago

Children’s Ward and Donegal Hospice to benefit from the Rushes’ fun festive movie event

Letterkenny couple Maria & Emmet Rushe of Rushe Fitness and The S-Mum Blog are running their annual Christmas movie fundraiser on December 1st at 1pm.

They will be hosting a …
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Style icon Stella to host superb charity fashion show 2 years ago

Style icon Stella to host superb charity fashion show

It’s definitely time to think about winter fashion and the party season, and one upcoming event will have it all wrapped up!

Stella McGroarty of Stella Boutique in Donegal Town …
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Events: Donegal women with business ideas urged to take action 2 years ago

Events: Donegal women with business ideas urged to take action

The Local Enterprise Office in Donegal is calling for more female entrepreneurs and telling female-led businesses in the county to have the ambition to grow globally.

Key motivational messages …
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Events: Women in Enterprise Day celebrations with the Donegal Business Network 2 years ago

Events: Women in Enterprise Day celebrations with the Donegal Business Network

Inspirational and hard-working women in business were celebrated at a special event hosted by the Donegal Business Network.

The local business group had issued an open invite to female business …
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Events: A dreamy day at the Harvey’s Point autumn wedding fair 2 years ago

Events: A dreamy day at the Harvey’s Point autumn wedding fair

No matter the weather, Harvey’s Point always looks its best. And it was this case today as the hotel hosted its autumn wedding fair on a seasonal afternoon on the …
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Do you feel represented? 2 years ago

Do you feel represented?

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The NCCWN-Donegal local women’s group is hosting an event next week to ask the question: Donegal women, do you feel represented? Are women fairly represented in politics?

On Wednesday 9th October, 11am-2pm, the …
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Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business 2 years ago

Gallery: Celebrating 20 years of Donegal Women in Business

More than 200 people visited Lough Eske Castle on Tuesday 1st October to mark a key moment for the Donegal Women in Business Network – their 20 year anniversary.

The …
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Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference 2 years ago

Events: The dynamic Donegal Women in Business Network’s 20th Anniversary Conference

If energy could be bottled, the enthusiasm of the Donegal Women in Business Network could be a new product for the Muff Liquor drinks company!

The dynamic women in business …
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Soon-to-be ‘TV star’ Deirbhile hosting charity quiz 2 years ago

Soon-to-be ‘TV star’ Deirbhile hosting charity quiz

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Deirbhile Ní Chathail, born and bred in Letterkenny, is now working in Dublin on the Vodafone Graduate programme. As part of the company’s charity partnership, she and her colleagues have volunteered …
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Events: Donegal’s first Wellness Cafe puts the ‘We’ in Wellness! 2 years ago

Events: Donegal’s first Wellness Cafe puts the ‘We’ in Wellness!

Donegal has welcomed its first-ever wellness cafe to provide an open and welcoming space for people to connect and socialise. 

The cafe was launched in the Eatery at An Grianan …
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Extra special plans announced for 10th North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball 2 years ago

Extra special plans announced for 10th North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball

The North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball is going to be an extra-exciting event this winter as the committee celebrates 10 years of fundraising.

One of the highlights of the local …
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Culture Night sounds class this year: Here’s your guide to what’s on 2 years ago

Culture Night sounds class this year: Here’s your guide to what’s on

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Letterkenny will be buzzing with activity this Friday night as it hosts its 11th Culture Night.

Events are taking place in popular venues all over the town and it’s a …
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Friends of Lucy hit the road for fundraising Tractor Run 2 years ago

Friends of Lucy hit the road for fundraising Tractor Run

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A great spectacle of tractors hit the road last Saturday to support Castlederg girl Lucy McGeehan in her cancer treatment.

Lucy, aged 6, was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma last year – …
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Events: Donegal’s breast fundraiser ever! 2 years ago

Events: Donegal’s breast fundraiser ever!

If you were anywhere near the Big White Bay beach at Shroove on Friday night, you could have seen a lot more than expected.

That’s because 300 brave women were …
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Summer Shape Up 2019 comes to an exciting conclusion 2 years ago

Summer Shape Up 2019 comes to an exciting conclusion

Letterkenny man Bryan Margey has won a €1,000 holiday after making an outstanding effort in the 2019 Rushe Fitness Summer Shape Up Challenge.

The ever-popular Summer Shape Up is Letterkenny’s …
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Here comes the bride! Smile for Jasmine Mock Wedding just weeks away 2 years ago

Here comes the bride! Smile for Jasmine Mock Wedding just weeks away

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The countdown is on to a marvellous Mock Wedding taking place in Castlefin this September.

The unique fundraiser is taking place on 21st September in aid of the Smile for …
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A Taste of Donegal Food Festival to tickle your tastebuds this weekend 2 years ago

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival to tickle your tastebuds this weekend

The tents are up, the exhibitors are on their way and the chefs are stocking up on ingredients -it’s almost time for the launch of A Taste of Donegal Food …
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