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Donegal Rape Crisis Centre issues call for volunteers 4 months ago

Donegal Rape Crisis Centre issues call for volunteers

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The Donegal Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre is launching a recruitment drive for volunteers to support clients in the community.

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We’re going behind bars for a good cause! 4 months ago

We’re going behind bars for a good cause!

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I’m very excited… and VERY nervous to reveal that I will soon be an inmate for a night at the Old Lifford Courthouse.

I’m one of thirteen brave souls …
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Sustainable fashion night to raise funds for Red Cross Ukrainian appeal 4 months ago

Sustainable fashion night to raise funds for Red Cross Ukrainian appeal

Find a ‘new’ look at a fun sustainable fashion night in Dunfanaghy this Thursday!

The showcase takes place on Thursday evening from 7 – 9 in Trinity Hall Dunfanaghy in …
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Events: Inspiring and connecting at IDP EmpowHER Inishowen 5 months ago

Events: Inspiring and connecting at IDP EmpowHER Inishowen

Last Thursday evening, over 200 women from around the Inishowen Peninsula turned out for a fabulous ‘soiree’- EmpowHER Inishowen.  Much like the glorious rays of the Inishowen sunshine that beamed …
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Events: Glitz and glamour at Noel’s big night 5 months ago

Events: Glitz and glamour at Noel’s big night

The effervescent Donegal ambassador Noel Cunningham finally got his long-awaited ball at the weekend, and what a night it was!

Noel was awarded Donegal Person of the Year for 2019, …
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Donegal Women in Business give thanks to the dynamic duo, Trish and Evelyn 5 months ago

Donegal Women in Business give thanks to the dynamic duo, Trish and Evelyn

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The Donegal Women in Business Network has entered a new era this year, saying a fond farewell to leading members and opening their arms to new faces.

The non-profit peer …
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Powerful photography project by women in Donegal goes on exhibition 5 months ago

Powerful photography project by women in Donegal goes on exhibition

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NCCWN Donegal Women’s Network are delighted to be bringing the Donegal femLENS exhibition to Inishowen. As a grassroots women’s organisation the Donegal Women’s Network works to advance gender equality and empower …
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Donegal woman to hike to Everest base camp in memory of late grandmother 5 months ago

Donegal woman to hike to Everest base camp in memory of late grandmother

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A Donegal woman is set to embark on her journey of hiking 5000m to the Everest base camp next week in memory of her grandmother who died of Alzheimer’s.

Glenda …
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Funeral to be held today for ‘beautiful and talented’ young Donegal woman 5 months ago

Funeral to be held today for ‘beautiful and talented’ young Donegal woman

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Newmills will come to a standstill today for the funeral of a much-loved young Donegal woman who passed away peacefully this week.

Róise Quinn from Newmills, beloved daughter of Cathal …
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Events: Mary Crossan retires after many years of community work 5 months ago

Events: Mary Crossan retires after many years of community work

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St Johnston & Carrigans Family Resource Centre said a fond farewell to their long-standing project coordinator Mary Crossan on her retirement last week.

Mary became the centre coordinator in 2003 …
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Donegal charity draw giving away a family holiday worth €2,500! 5 months ago

Donegal charity draw giving away a family holiday worth €2,500!

A luxury family holiday is up for grabs in an exciting raffle supporting three Donegal charities – The No Barriers Foundation, Donegal Branch for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus and the …
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Events: The Orchard introduces new cocktail bar, Theo’s 5 months ago

Events: The Orchard introduces new cocktail bar, Theo’s

A stylish new cocktail bar and restaurant is opening in Letterkenny just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

Theo’s is a modern new cocktail bar and terrace restaurant at the …
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Heartache as young mother and talented hairdresser passes away 5 months ago

Heartache as young mother and talented hairdresser passes away

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Tributes have been paid to an ‘amazing’ young Letterkenny mother who passed away with cancer.

Katarzyna (Kasia) Stupinska died in the care of The Donegal Hospice on Saturday.

A fundraising …
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Events: She Said Club shines a light on self-care at the Shandon 5 months ago

Events: She Said Club shines a light on self-care at the Shandon

What a night we had at the She Said Club at the Shandon Hotel last night! The ‘Nourish to Flourish’ event was a bumper mix of fun, friendship and sharing. …
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‘The possibility for extraordinary lives in every one of us’ 5 months ago

‘The possibility for extraordinary lives in every one of us’

The Local Enterprise Office in Donegal celebrated International Women’s Day in style today with an inspiring event at Castle Grove Country House as part of Local Enterprise Week 2022.

Seventy …
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‘Mammy Banter’ to speak at exciting event for women in Inishowen 5 months ago

‘Mammy Banter’ to speak at exciting event for women in Inishowen

It has been a challenging couple of years of restrictions with very limited opportunity to socialise with our friends and family.  Think about it, when was the last time you …
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Better understanding about gender inequality needed in Donegal, pandemic survey finds 5 months ago

Better understanding about gender inequality needed in Donegal, pandemic survey finds

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Women in Donegal faced additional stresses and pressure during the pandemic due to gender imbalance, according to new data uncovered by the NCCWN Donegal Women’s Network this International Women’s Day. 


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Local art exhibition features women at the frontline of climate change 6 months ago

Local art exhibition features women at the frontline of climate change

Europe Direct Letterkenny are delighted to host a Live Art Exhibition this month with Self Help Africa and Donegal ChangeMakers.

The exhibition runs in Central Library Letterkenny from 21st February …
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Dippers to brave the cold this Women’s Day for Donegal Domestic Violence Services 6 months ago

Dippers to brave the cold this Women’s Day for Donegal Domestic Violence Services

A social group of sea swimmers in South Donegal are taking the plunge this week for a vital local cause.

The ‘Donegal Dips’ group will be doing cold water swims …
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Donegal Women in Business celebrating International Women’s Day with networking showcase 6 months ago

Donegal Women in Business celebrating International Women’s Day with networking showcase

As part of Donegal Enterprise Week, and in celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, the Donegal Women in Business Network have organised an online event focused on helping …
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Donegal businesswoman turns talents to supporting Ukrainians in need 6 months ago

Donegal businesswoman turns talents to supporting Ukrainians in need

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A Donegal businesswoman is using her skills to show solidarity with Ukraine in a creative way.

Emma Gallagher from Emmazing Melts was so moved by the conflict that she has …
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Donegal women invited to share experiences ahead of Women’s Day 2022 6 months ago

Donegal women invited to share experiences ahead of Women’s Day 2022

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Women’s Day 2022 is just around the corner and Donegal Women’s Network are inviting women to take part in an online national women campaign.  

The network is looking for women …
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Vicky Phelan moved by Donegal poet’s ‘beautiful’ tribute 6 months ago

Vicky Phelan moved by Donegal poet’s ‘beautiful’ tribute

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Vicky Phelan has expressed her thanks to Donegal poet Denise Blake for penning a powerful tribute to her strength.

For Vicky, a poem by Denise Blake, aired on RTE Radio …
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Caitlín to hit the road on her biggest tractor challenge yet 6 months ago

Caitlín to hit the road on her biggest tractor challenge yet

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A young Massey enthusiast from Inishowen is gearing up for her biggest challenge yet – a tractor run from London to Mayo.

Caitlín Mc Gonigle, aged 20, will embark on …
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Charity chocolate bar brings a lot of heart to Valentine’s Day 6 months ago

Charity chocolate bar brings a lot of heart to Valentine’s Day

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A Donegal-based chocolate maker has created a yummy chocolate bar with a sprinkling of goodness this Valentine’s Day.

The ‘Hearty Smarty’ is flying off the shelves as a sweet gift …
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Letterkenny woman appointed new District Court Judge 7 months ago

Letterkenny woman appointed new District Court Judge

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A Letterkenny woman is to be appointed as Donegal’s newest Judge.

Ms Éiteáin Cunningham is to take over from outgoing Judge Raymond Finnegan in District Court 1, Donegal Daily reports.


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New picture book paints a thousand words about a granny’s love 7 months ago

New picture book paints a thousand words about a granny’s love

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A creative Letterkenny-based artist and writer has just published a new children’s picture book inspired by her grandmother.

Granny Makes Me Grumpy, written and illustrated Letterkenny-based by Karolina Olchowska, is …
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Women plan daily how to stay safe, it should not be the norm – Senator Flynn 7 months ago

Women plan daily how to stay safe, it should not be the norm – Senator Flynn

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Donegal Senator Eileen Flynn said Government action is needed now to address the ongoing issue of violence against women.

Senator Flynn said: “Many women plan on a daily basis how …
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Woman with strong Donegal connections signed in as US Ambassador 7 months ago

Woman with strong Donegal connections signed in as US Ambassador

A woman with very strong Donegal family ties has been sworn in as US Ambassador-Designate to Ireland during a formal session in the House chamber this evening.

Massachusetts House Majority …
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Donegal stands in sorrow for Ashling Murphy 7 months ago

Donegal stands in sorrow for Ashling Murphy

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Just last week, the Christmas lights were sparkling on Letterkenny Main Street.

Last night, the little lights that shone in Market Square were an expression of pure sorrow.

Letterkenny was …
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The search is on for Miss Donegal 2022 7 months ago

The search is on for Miss Donegal 2022

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Diamonds are forever for the Miss Ireland Organisation as this year marks its 75th Jubilee of the competition. The search has officially begun for Miss Donegal 2022 to follow in …
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Beloved Ashling to be remembered at Donegal vigils 7 months ago

Beloved Ashling to be remembered at Donegal vigils

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Communities across Donegal are to hold candlelight vigils today in memory of Ashling Murphy.

There has been an outpouring of grief nationwide following the horrific murder of the 23-year-old teacher …
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‘Every woman should have the right to be safe’ 7 months ago

‘Every woman should have the right to be safe’

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Women’s Aid has today called for zero tolerance of all forms of male violence against women in the wake of the violent killing of a young woman in Co. Offaly. …
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Donegal’s Lough Eske Castle crowned best luxury hotel in Ireland 7 months ago

Donegal’s Lough Eske Castle crowned best luxury hotel in Ireland

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Donegal’s 5 star Lough Eske Castle has been named the Number One Luxury Hotel in Ireland.

The hotel topped a travel-inspiring list by The Times today and was hailed as …
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Amazing Marthe named Ulster CAREGiver of the Year 8 months ago

Amazing Marthe named Ulster CAREGiver of the Year

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Marthe Youga from Donegal has been crowned Ulster CAREGiver of the Year at Home Instead’s annual carer recognition awards.

The care company runs the annual awards to reflect the incredible …
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Community hero Carmel recognised at retail awards 8 months ago

Community hero Carmel recognised at retail awards

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A Donegal woman is celebrating after being named an Inspirational Hero in the Gala Retail and Virgin Media Inspiration Awards.

Established to shine a light on those individuals who make …
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Heartbroken mum shares last memories of ‘caring and kind’ Aimee 8 months ago

Heartbroken mum shares last memories of ‘caring and kind’ Aimee

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Grieving Donegal mum Michelle Devenney has spoken of her heartbreaking final memories of her daughter, Aimee.

Aimee Devenney died last year at the age of 14 due to an asthma …
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Christmas charity raffle launched in memory of local schoolgirl 8 months ago

Christmas charity raffle launched in memory of local schoolgirl

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An exciting fundraising raffle has launched this week in memory of a much-loved young local girl, Aimee Devenney.

Aimee sadly passed away this time last year from an Asthma attack. …
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Donegal Women’s Centre and LYIT to launch legal clinic for LGBTI+ community 8 months ago

Donegal Women’s Centre and LYIT to launch legal clinic for LGBTI+ community

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A new public legal information clinic is to open in Donegal next year at the Donegal Women’s Centre. This pilot education programme is in partnership with LYIT Department of Law, …
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Get the popcorn on for Rushe to Raise day! 9 months ago

Get the popcorn on for Rushe to Raise day!

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Donegal couple Maria and Emmet Rushe are hosting their ‘Rushe To Raise’ annual charity Christmas movie fundraiser online today!

All proceeds will go to the Jack and Jill Foundation. 

This …
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Letterkenny woman to volunteer with children in need in Kenya 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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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Cheers to the new Fara Óg’s! 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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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