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Take the plunge at ‘Swim in Pink’ dips across Donegal this Sunday 7 months ago

Take the plunge at ‘Swim in Pink’ dips across Donegal this Sunday

If you’re looking for a ‘cool’ thing to do this weekend, why not brave a dip for a good cause?

The National Breast Cancer Research Institute in association with Blackrock …
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Dare to dip at Marble Hill this Sunday for breast cancer research! 7 months ago

Dare to dip at Marble Hill this Sunday for breast cancer research!

Swimming for a good cause has never been more fun!

Everyone is invited to go positively pink for a fun dip this Sunday, October 22nd, at 10.30am on Marble Hill …
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Gallery: Pink run sweeps through Letterkenny for breast cancer awareness 7 months ago

Gallery: Pink run sweeps through Letterkenny for breast cancer awareness

Letterkenny was painted pink yesterday as over 260 runners and walkers turned out for a fundraising walk/run in aid of Cancer Care West.

The event was organised by …
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Events: Shandon Hotel unveils stunning new McCarthy Suite 7 months ago

Events: Shandon Hotel unveils stunning new McCarthy Suite

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The setting of the Shandon Hotel and Spa at Marblehill has never been in doubt.

Overlooking the stunning coastline of Dunfanaghy, countless couples and families have enjoyed fabulous occasions at …
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Mammies Market and Vintage Tea Party fundraisers to support five charities 7 months ago

Mammies Market and Vintage Tea Party fundraisers to support five charities

Burtonport Community Centre will host two exciting events this weekend for the Jamie’s Thank You fundraiser in celebration of a resilient local baby.

Jamie McBride, aged one, is the son …
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Tickets out now for Northwest Breast Cancer Charity Ball with exciting guest lineup 8 months ago

Tickets out now for Northwest Breast Cancer Charity Ball with exciting guest lineup

The annual Northwest Breast Cancer Charity Ball returns on Friday 1st December 2023, building on the success of the previously sold out 2022 event.

The organisers are thrilled to …
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Donegal choir inspires at the Aviva 8 months ago

Donegal choir inspires at the Aviva

Cancer survivors from Donegal sang loud and proud at Ireland’s first National Relay for Life event on Friday evening.

It was a special evening for the Donegal Survivors Choir who …
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Huge local support for Donegal doctor in pageant final 9 months ago

Huge local support for Donegal doctor in pageant final

Letterkenny University Hospital staff are cheering on their friend and colleague as she competes in the Miss/Mrs Africa UK competition.

Dineo Moiloa-Murphy, a native of South Africa, is taking to …
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Gallery: Sunshine and smiles at the Donegal Camino 9 months ago

Gallery: Sunshine and smiles at the Donegal Camino

The sun is smiling down on an incredible group of volunteers taking part in the third charity Donegal Camino this week.

I was delighted to get the chance to join …
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Letterkenny’s inaugural Pride Festival set to make history 10 months ago

Letterkenny’s inaugural Pride Festival set to make history

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Rainbow flags have been popping up around Letterkenny as the town prepares for its first Pride parade and festival.

Saturday 19th August will see a series of colourful events taking …
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Get ready to paint the town at Kym’s Kolour Fun Run! 10 months ago

Get ready to paint the town at Kym’s Kolour Fun Run!

Ballybofey will be brightened by a rainbow of colour this Sunday as Kym’s Kolour Fun Run makes a welcome return.

The fundraiser is back and bigger than ever this year, …
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Dubai Mary Adele Morgan crowned Mary from Dungloe 2023 10 months ago

Dubai Mary Adele Morgan crowned Mary from Dungloe 2023

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The first ever Dubai Mary, Adele Morgan, was last night announced as the new Mary from Dungloe by compere Daniel O’Donnell.

Originally from Glasgow, she is a teacher …
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Supporting Mary’s Meals is a walk in the park! 10 months ago

Supporting Mary’s Meals is a walk in the park!

People of all ages are invited to a community walk in Letterkenny Town Park next week ahead of the annual ‘Walk to Knock’.

This year’s Mary’s Meals Sponsored Walk from …
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Exciting programme unveiled for Mary from Dungloe Festival 2023 10 months ago

Exciting programme unveiled for Mary from Dungloe Festival 2023

Donegal’s most enchanting festival is back on 29th July!

The Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival is returning to Dungloe in County Donegal with another programme built to cater for …
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Events: Celebrations as Shandon Hotel and Spa’s aromatherapy treatments go global 11 months ago

Events: Celebrations as Shandon Hotel and Spa’s aromatherapy treatments go global

The Shandon Hotel and Spa held a special celebration today as the Shandon Organics own-brand range goes global!

The bespoke aromatherapy massage oils were invented by Eibhlín Cannon, the spa …
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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival begins with two week packed programme! 11 months ago

What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival begins with two week packed programme!

Earagail Arts Festival’s 2023 programme kicks off this weekend with events from Tory Island, Letterkenny, Rathmullan to Culdaff and continuing for the next two weeks.

With a full programme of …
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Veronica Maguire to open new solo exhibition 11 months ago

Veronica Maguire to open new solo exhibition

Ballybofey artist Veronica Maguire is opening a solo exhibition in the Alley Theatre Strabane this week, featuring an impressive 52 paintings.

‘Captivating Art in Locations and Nature’ is a collection …
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Nora’s beautiful rose garden reopens this weekend 11 months ago

Nora’s beautiful rose garden reopens this weekend

Kindhearted local woman Nora Singh welcomes visitors to enjoy her rose garden in Ballybofey for a great cause this weekend.

Nora’s garden is a gem of a rose garden in …
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Creative celebration in store at ATU Design and Creative Media Showcase 12 months ago

Creative celebration in store at ATU Design and Creative Media Showcase

Atlantic Technological University (ATU)’s Department of Design and Creative Media is delighted to announce the annual exhibition of students’ work from art, design, film, and fashion undergraduate programmes.

The graduate …
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Donegal Camino returns to the hills! 12 months ago

Donegal Camino returns to the hills!

Registration is now open for the Donegal Camino which returns for its third consecutive year from Sunday 3rd to Saturday 9th September 2023.

Now a top event on walkers’ …
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24-hour golf challenge to raise funds for Creeslough, Alzheimer’s and Autism charities 12 months ago

24-hour golf challenge to raise funds for Creeslough, Alzheimer’s and Autism charities

Dunfanaghy Golf Club, a leading supporter of local community initiatives, is thrilled to announce the 24 for 24 Golf Challenge!

Taking place on Friday, June 23rd, and Saturday, June 24th, …
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Emotional tributes and powerful stories shared at ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ event 1 year ago

Emotional tributes and powerful stories shared at ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ event

A sold-out ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ event has been hailed as a morning like no other as people gathered to share their journeys in aid of local charities.

The emotional …
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Donegal artist opens striking solo exhibition 1 year ago

Donegal artist opens striking solo exhibition

A thought-provoking new solo exhibition by Donegal-based visual artist Leanne McLaughlin has opened in the Saldanha Gallery, Artlink Fort Dunree.

The captivating artworks, which explore the world of patterns, will be showcased …
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Danu Young Women’s Choir gives voice to a hidden gem 1 year ago

Danu Young Women’s Choir gives voice to a hidden gem

A trailblazing Donegal choir is preparing for one of their biggest performances yet as they give voice to a special song for the first time.

The Danu Young Women’s Choir …
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Fitness fun in memory of much-loved Donegal woman Theresa Peoples 1 year ago

Fitness fun in memory of much-loved Donegal woman Theresa Peoples

The gym crew at Evolve Health and Fitness in Ballybofey rolled back the years this week for a very entertaining fundraiser in memory of an amazing local lady.

An 80s-themed …
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Events: Marvellous Mary’s belated 50th birthday in aid of Letterkenny Rehabilitation Unit 1 year ago

Events: Marvellous Mary’s belated 50th birthday in aid of Letterkenny Rehabilitation Unit

Churchill woman Mary Bradley held a party like no other last weekend as she marked her 50th birthday one year late.

The celebration in Wilkins Bar on Friday was in …
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Claire’s self-care fair to showcase what Donegal has to offer 1 year ago

Claire’s self-care fair to showcase what Donegal has to offer

A unique event launches in Letterkenny this May to shine a light on the many services in Donegal that promote positive mental health.

The ‘Self-Care Wellness Fair’ is being organised …
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Events: Donegal Association in Dublin hosts Donegal Person of the Year 2022 Gala Dinner 1 year ago

Events: Donegal Association in Dublin hosts Donegal Person of the Year 2022 Gala Dinner

Moments of sorrow and pride were shared at the Donegal Dublin Association’s Gala Ball for the 2022 Donegal Person of the Year.

‘The People of Creeslough’ were the joint recipients …
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Creeslough community receives gift of music at Donegal Person of the Year gala ball 1 year ago

Creeslough community receives gift of music at Donegal Person of the Year gala ball

FOUR hundred people gathered in Dublin last night for a poignant event honouring the strength, courage and kindness of the people of Creeslough as they received the Donegal Person of …
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Events: Aoife Dowds’ Beauty Bash 1 year ago

Events: Aoife Dowds’ Beauty Bash

Yesterday was a very stylish Sunday in the An Grianan Hotel as over 160 ladies turned out for Newtowncunningham makeup artist Aoife Dowds’ event.

It was an afternoon full of …
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Stranorlar restaurant ‘Before’ to celebrate one year in business 1 year ago

Stranorlar restaurant ‘Before’ to celebrate one year in business

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Stranorlar restaurant ‘Before’ is celebrating one year in business this Sunday April 2nd.

Everyone is invited to come along from 4pm and enjoy live music, food offers and …
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Gallery: Donegal’s businesswomen get inspired on International Women’s Day 1 year ago

Gallery: Donegal’s businesswomen get inspired on International Women’s Day

The Donegal Women in Business Network celebrated International Women’s Day last week with an event full of valuable advice for people at all stages of their business journey.

The “Building …
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‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ morning of music and chat coming to Donegal 1 year ago

‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ morning of music and chat coming to Donegal

A major event for people affected by cancer is taking place in Donegal this May to raise awareness of local supports and to raise funds for local charities.

‘Let’s talk …
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Awards shine a light on 13 inspirational women of Inishowen 1 year ago

Awards shine a light on 13 inspirational women of Inishowen

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A group of brave, hard-working and caring local women of Inishowen received special recognition from their community this week.

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Inishowen Development Partnership …
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Letterkenny Musical Society going head over heels for ‘Kinky Boots’ 1 year ago

Letterkenny Musical Society going head over heels for ‘Kinky Boots’

It isn’t very often that local amateur groups get to stage Irish premieres, but that’s what’s happening at An Grianan Theatre between Tuesday March 4th and Saturday March 11th when …
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Harvey’s Point announce wonderful Wine & Dinner Pairing Experience 1 year ago

Harvey’s Point announce wonderful Wine & Dinner Pairing Experience

Harvey’s Point in Donegal is hosting a special wine and food pairing event this week with renowned Italian winery, Zenato.

Guests will enjoy the finest food and wine pairings during …
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Events: Finding Your Fabulous Live coming to Donegal 1 year ago

Events: Finding Your Fabulous Live coming to Donegal

A day of inspiration and fun is promised at the ‘Finding Your Fabulous Live Event’ on Saturday 25th February at Harvey’s Point Donegal.

Hosted by award-winning interior designer and mindset …
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Donegal seminar aims to inspire more women to become county councillors 1 year ago

Donegal seminar aims to inspire more women to become county councillors

A seminar to promote the need for more women in politics in the North West will take place this month with former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan, Senator Eileen Flynn and Dr Edel …
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Pink Ladies cancer support group branching into Donegal 1 year ago

Pink Ladies cancer support group branching into Donegal

The Pink Ladies Cancer Support Group are hosting their first cross border event in Buncrana this Friday ahead of World Cancer Day.

The information event takes place in The Inishowen …
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Together for Creeslough: An emotional night to remember 1 year ago

Together for Creeslough: An emotional night to remember

Families left devastated by the Creeslough tragedy were tonight given the chance to thank those who fought bravely to save their loved ones at an emotional concert of hope.

Ten …
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Women to be celebrated in Bundoran on St Brigid’s Bank Holiday weekend 1 year ago

Women to be celebrated in Bundoran on St Brigid’s Bank Holiday weekend

A brand-new festival, Féile na mBan, celebrating women in Art, History, Literature, Music and more will take place in Bundoran over the weekend of February 3rd to 6th.

Capitalising on the new St …
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Plan your dream wedding at Donegal’s biggest venue showcase of 2023 1 year ago

Plan your dream wedding at Donegal’s biggest venue showcase of 2023

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Discover your dream Wedding venue in the heart of Donegal at the Biggest Wedding Venue Showcase of 2023 at Jackson’s Hotel & Villa Rose Hotel Ballybofey – this Sunday January …
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From a magnificent ruin to a luxury hotel…  Lough Eske Castle celebrates 15th anniversary 1 year ago

From a magnificent ruin to a luxury hotel… Lough Eske Castle celebrates 15th anniversary

The team at Lough Eske Castle celebrated its 15th anniversary last night with a memorable event which included special guest Packie Bonner. 

With over 100 guests attending including Donegal Mayor …
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Ukrainian people say ‘thank you’ through art 1 year ago

Ukrainian people say ‘thank you’ through art

A unique set of artworks is going on display in a free exhibition opening in Letterkenny this weekend.

The special collection of works by Ukrainian artists, both amateur and professional, comes …
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Twin Towns artists craft special event for original presents 1 year ago

Twin Towns artists craft special event for original presents

Five well-known artists from the Twin Towns are exhibiting their paintings prints and wearable art in a unique style just a week before Christmas.

Following on from their great success …
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In Pictures: Courageous Kathleen braves the shave to raise €12,000 1 year ago

In Pictures: Courageous Kathleen braves the shave to raise €12,000

Derrybeg woman Kathleen Griffin is the pride of her community after a charity head shave this afternoon.

Mum-of-three Kathleen is currently undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer and, as her chemotherapy …
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Events: Hundreds turn out in style for North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball 1 year ago

Events: Hundreds turn out in style for North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball

The Annual Northwest Breast Cancer Charity Ball made a welcome return to the Silver Tassie in Letterkenny last night.

Hundreds turned out in style for the glamourous event to help raise …
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Donegal Women in Business Network Christmas lunch returns! 1 year ago

Donegal Women in Business Network Christmas lunch returns!

The Donegal Women in Business Network’s Christmas Lunch is back after two years.

The celebratory event is often a highlight of the network’s calendar. It’s a special chance for members …
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Events: Winter wellness at Lough Eske Castle 1 year ago

Events: Winter wellness at Lough Eske Castle

Christmas is just around the corner, and the Cara Organic Beauty Spa team at Lough Eske Castle have luxury gifting all wrapped up.

An evening of ESPA wellness was held …
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Events: Magical moments as McElhinneys unveil stunning SEAsonal Christmas window 2 years ago

Events: Magical moments as McElhinneys unveil stunning SEAsonal Christmas window

McElhinneys of Ballybofey unveiled its highly anticipated Christmas window at a spectacular event last weekend.

Main street Ballybofey was packed with people young and old celebrating the start of the …
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