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Understanding parental grief with Anam Cara 4 years ago

Understanding parental grief with Anam Cara

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The meeting offers parents a safe and comfortable setting where they can connect with other bereaved parents who will understand the depth of their loss and grief.

A bereaved mother …
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Competition winners revealed: Go To Sleep You Little BLEEP! 4 years ago

Competition winners revealed: Go To Sleep You Little BLEEP!

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To celebrate the release of Lifford native and Goodnight Nurse Emma Pollard’s book Go To Sleep You Little BLEEP!, we have three copies to give away to readers.

Congratulations to the lucky winners: …
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This Donegal hotel has been named on the ultimate travel bucket list 4 years ago

This Donegal hotel has been named on the ultimate travel bucket list

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Lough Eske Castle was placed 8th in the Top ‘50 bucket list hotels that will take your breath away‘ on the trivago.co.uk magazine this week. The luxurious 5 Star residence is …
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How you can help brave women Look Good and Feel Better 4 years ago

How you can help brave women Look Good and Feel Better

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The charity project held a hugely successful campaign to call on makeup artists, beauticians and massage therapists in Donegal to donate just a few hours a year to give special …
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Kelly Ann preps for an Oriental cook-off to win Chef of the Year 4 years ago

Kelly Ann preps for an Oriental cook-off to win Chef of the Year

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Kelly Ann Brogan (20), a 2nd year student at LYIT School of Tourism, Killybegs has been selected as a national finalist in the Wing Yip Oriental Chef of the Year 2017 …
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Máire Dinny Wren wins North West Words Irish poetry competition 4 years ago

Máire Dinny Wren wins North West Words Irish poetry competition

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Máire Dinny Wren was announced the winner of the North West Words, Ealaín na Gaeltachta and Donegal Creameries/Aurivo Poetry Competition (Irish Language) 2016.

Pictured is Brid Lindsay presenting the Donegal …
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Loreto girls invite all to a tea-rrific fundraiser 4 years ago

Loreto girls invite all to a tea-rrific fundraiser

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Loreto TY students, Joanna McMonagle, Róisín Conaghan, Natasha Tinney and Rosa Barrett are all taking part in the John Paul II awards and have embarked on this journey as part …
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Near or far? Your summer holiday flights could now be a lot more expensive 4 years ago

Near or far? Your summer holiday flights could now be a lot more expensive

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The Irish airline is now categorising destinations by distance to bring in new baggage costs.

Flying to European locations Near, Mid and Far will be now be priced differently, with popular …
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Sweet success! Cupcake Fantasy Fashion show raises €6,000 for charity 4 years ago

Sweet success! Cupcake Fantasy Fashion show raises €6,000 for charity

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The Cup Cake Fantasy Charity Fashion Show in Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel on Sunday March 5th was a colourful mixture of style and sweetness as guests enjoyed baked delights …
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Amazing Alana gave it her all to help Haiti 4 years ago

Amazing Alana gave it her all to help Haiti

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St Patrick’s Day was the defining day for Buncrana native Alana Mc Conalogue as she got into the ring to show her strength in a white collar boxing match. Alana is …
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A final farewell as colourful gem Danielle McLaughlin is laid to rest 4 years ago

A final farewell as colourful gem Danielle McLaughlin is laid to rest

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Instead of traditional dark clothing, many mourners at St Mary’s Chapel in Cockhill on the outskirts of Buncrana town, wore bright colours in memory of the 28-year-old murdered in India …
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Friends of Danielle call for bright colours and flowers to say last goodbye 4 years ago

Friends of Danielle call for bright colours and flowers to say last goodbye

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The young Buncrana woman was murdered two weeks ago in Goa, India. The 28-year-old had been travelling in the country and celebrating the Holi festival of colours in the region when her …
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Are you ready for the Rundonegal Womens 5K? 4 years ago

Are you ready for the Rundonegal Womens 5K?

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The popular event at 11am at the Finn Valley Centre in Stranorlar has been organised to raise funds for the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Brid Carr Ovarian …
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How LYIT are going to be celebrating women in Computing 4 years ago

How LYIT are going to be celebrating women in Computing

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The event will run from 11 am – 2 pm and members of the public are invited to come along.

The event will help attendees gain an understanding of the opportunities …
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Donegal woman Edel Ní Chuireáin to head up RnaG in Donegal 4 years ago

Donegal woman Edel Ní Chuireáin to head up RnaG in Donegal

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RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta announced today that Edel Ní Chuireáin is to step down as Ceannaire, or Head of Station, to move back home to Donegal where she will …
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This Donegal teen has made a very kind gesture in memory of his mother 4 years ago

This Donegal teen has made a very kind gesture in memory of his mother

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Anthony’s mother Maeve sadly passed away last year and he wanted to honour her memory and show gratitude to the Donegal Hospice staff who cared for her.

Anthony handmade Christmas …
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Recruitment drive calls for Donegal women to star in TV advert 4 years ago

Recruitment drive calls for Donegal women to star in TV advert

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A leading Irish car insurance brand has launched a search for Donegal women to star in its new advertising campaign. its4women.ie is seeking women from across Ireland to star in …
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This town in Donegal was listed among the Top 10 most enchanting in Europe 4 years ago

This town in Donegal was listed among the Top 10 most enchanting in Europe

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The popularity of the new Beauty and the Beast movie has increased travellers’ interest in seeking out storybook settings to visit – and one Donegal town has earned a place …
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Amy Callaghan named Donegal’s Rose for 2017! 4 years ago

Amy Callaghan named Donegal’s Rose for 2017!

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Last year’s Donegal Rose, Zoe McGettigan, handed over to the newly announced Donegal Rose, Amy Callaghan!

Amy Callaghan from Glenswilly was the popular winner of the Donegal Rose selection which …
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CSO statistics reveal how many adults still live with their parents 4 years ago

CSO statistics reveal how many adults still live with their parents

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Large families have not completely disappeared in Ireland. There were 64,248 families with 4 or more children, 16,646 families with 5 or more children of which 4,845 families had 6 …
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Winner announced for dining experience for two at Jackson’s Hotel! 4 years ago

Winner announced for dining experience for two at Jackson’s Hotel!

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Geraldine will get to pick a lucky companion to join her at Jackson’s Hotel’s new Garden Restaurant.

The newly refurbished Garden Restaurant and Fara’s Bar has just reopened at Jackson’s …
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Which of these 12 women will be the next Donegal Rose? 4 years ago

Which of these 12 women will be the next Donegal Rose?

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The Donegal Rose Selection in association with R McCullagh Jewellers takes place this Sunday the 26th March in the Clanree Hotel.

 

This year’s contestants for Donegal Rose are Geraldine …
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Win a Dining Experience for two at Jackson’s Hotel! 4 years ago

Win a Dining Experience for two at Jackson’s Hotel!

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Since the hotel changed ownership at the start of 2017 there have been a host of changes & refurbishments made to the hotel with more exciting changes on the way.


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Amy Huberman snaps a picture with her favourite doll – Lottie! 4 years ago

Amy Huberman snaps a picture with her favourite doll – Lottie!

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Actress and author Amy Huberman was in good company this weekend as she snapped a picture of her ‘sartorial chats’ with her Lottie doll.

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Community comes together in memory of Buncrana Pier Tragedy victims 4 years ago

Community comes together in memory of Buncrana Pier Tragedy victims

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A memorial walk was held in Derry in memory of the five people who tragically perished when their jeep slipped into Lough Swilly on March 20th last year.

The tragedy …
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Urgent Recall: Penneys warn against serious safety hazard 4 years ago

Urgent Recall: Penneys warn against serious safety hazard

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A pair of girl’s leggings have been found to present a possible choking hazard. The store has urged parents to return all purchases of Novelty Cat Leggings which were on sale …
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Congratulations! Katie Hannah hamper winner revealed 4 years ago

Congratulations! Katie Hannah hamper winner revealed

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The Katie Hannah collection at McElhinneys is a nostalgic but new luxury range of fragranced candles and reed diffusers.

Mothers are are the heart of this collection, as the …
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Remembering Danielle – whose smile touched so many lives 4 years ago

Remembering Danielle – whose smile touched so many lives

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The 28-year-old was murdered last week after she travelled to Goa, India

Danielle’s family used the moving ceremony, held at the Amazing Grace Viewing Platform on the Fishing Green, to …
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Why isn’t Seamus Coleman wearing matching socks? 4 years ago

Why isn’t Seamus Coleman wearing matching socks?

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Today is World Down Syndrome Day, a global awareness day that helps to highlight what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down …
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First day of spring brings winter weather 4 years ago

First day of spring brings winter weather

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The dismal weather that drenched Donegal on St. Patrick’s weekend is set to change to another extreme this week on the Spring Equinox.

Snow and ice warnings have been put …
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Friends of Danielle speak up for women all over the world 4 years ago

Friends of Danielle speak up for women all over the world

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Donegal woman Nicole Farren was one of the friends who has travelled to Goa in India to bring Danielle’s body home to Donegal.

The young tourist’s life was cut short …
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Notes of kindness in search for northwest musician 4 years ago

Notes of kindness in search for northwest musician

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The man, who is thought to be from Donegal, came to the Cash Maker store in Derry yesterday, March 18th, and began to play a guitar. He played the instrument …
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COMPETITION: Win a Katie Hannah by McElhinneys hamper! 4 years ago

COMPETITION: Win a Katie Hannah by McElhinneys hamper!

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The Katie Hannah collection at McElhinneys is a nostalgic but new luxury range of fragranced candles and reed diffusers.

Mothers are are the heart of this collection, as the …
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Danielle’s final journey home begins 4 years ago

Danielle’s final journey home begins

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The young tourist was murdered while exploring Goa in India on Tuesday. The post-mortem has been carried out and her body will begin the journey back to Donegal later today, …
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When and where? Your St. Patrick’s Day Parade guide 4 years ago

When and where? Your St. Patrick’s Day Parade guide

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Many groups have put huge amounts of preparation into their parade displays and have been practicing their routines for weeks beforehand. This afternoon will be their time to shine.

Here …
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Flowers laid at vigil in India to remember Danielle McLaughlin 4 years ago

Flowers laid at vigil in India to remember Danielle McLaughlin

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Around one hundred locals and tourists gathered to honour the young tourist in the location where her body was found in Canacona, in the southern part of Goa.

Mourners scattered flowers, …
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Judges thrilled by two Donegal schools in student theatre awards 4 years ago

Judges thrilled by two Donegal schools in student theatre awards

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Two Donegal schools have caught the attention of the judging panel and will now attend an exciting Awards ceremony in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in May.

Fifth class student …
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Life-changing scholarships awarded in memory of magical baby Victoria 4 years ago

Life-changing scholarships awarded in memory of magical baby Victoria

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Comedian Tommy Tiernan presented two NUI Galway nursing students studying the new Masters in Children’s Palliative and Complex Care with the scholarships which will impact many young lives.

The event …
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“Her smile. That’s what I will always remember her by.” 4 years ago

“Her smile. That’s what I will always remember her by.”

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Rosaleen Grant, principal of Scoil Mhuire Secondary School in Buncrana, said she dismissed rumours that the 28-year-old had ben murdered when she first heard them on Tuesday evening.

“My son …
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Devastation strikes community after death of beautiful Danielle 4 years ago

Devastation strikes community after death of beautiful Danielle

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Danielle Mc Laughlin, aged 28, was found dead in Canacona near Goa on Tuesday. Immense shock has spread throughout Donegal after the circumstances of her death became known.

The young adventurer has …
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Images of missing Mary Boyle’s clothing released on 40th anniversary 4 years ago

Images of missing Mary Boyle’s clothing released on 40th anniversary

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The Donegal girl disappeared in Cashelard near Ballyshannon on 18 March 1977.

Gardai have released images of clothing similar to that worn by Mary Boyle on the day she went …
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Teenage girl missing since February may be in Donegal 4 years ago

Teenage girl missing since February may be in Donegal

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Tara Cox, aged 17, has been missing from the Limerick area since the 24th of February.

She is now thought to be in the Letterkenny area of Donegal.

She is described …
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Young writer Siofra awarded for opinion piece on women’s rights 4 years ago

Young writer Siofra awarded for opinion piece on women’s rights

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Siofra was one of two talented Donegal TY students off thousands of entries to win journalism awards at NewsBrands Ireland’s annual Press Pass Awards.

Siofra O’ Dwyer from Scoil Mhuire …
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Solution in sight for breast cancer service delays 4 years ago

Solution in sight for breast cancer service delays

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The groups were joined in the meeting on Monday, March 13th, by representatives from the Department of Health and from the National Cancer Control Programme, (NCCP), along with Senator Padraig …
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Woman thanks wonderful sister after end to 15 year wait for transplant 4 years ago

Woman thanks wonderful sister after end to 15 year wait for transplant

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Falcarragh woman Yvonne McFadden’s story is well-known to many readers throughout Donegal.

When she was three years old one of her kidneys failed, and at twelve, the other failed too.


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Spring highs bring bright weather to Donegal 4 years ago

Spring highs bring bright weather to Donegal

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Temperatures are expected to reach a pleasant high of 13 degrees today and remain very mild until the end of the week. Daytime averages are forecast at above 10 degrees …
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Swilly Group hosting Charity Brunch in aid of Pieta House 4 years ago

Swilly Group hosting Charity Brunch in aid of Pieta House

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Swilly Group are holding a Charity Brunch next Wednesday from 12pm to 2pm. All donations are in aid of the new Pieta House, which work to prevent suicide and self …
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Glasgow Mary selected for 50th International Mary from Dungloe Festival 4 years ago

Glasgow Mary selected for 50th International Mary from Dungloe Festival

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Glasgow’s Saint Patrick’s Festival kicked off yesterday with the selection of the Glasgow’s representative for the 50th International Mary from Dungloe Festival at Malone’s Irish Bar in the centre of …
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Daniel O’Donnell narrowly misses manure while trying to milk cow 4 years ago

Daniel O’Donnell narrowly misses manure while trying to milk cow

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Daniel O’Donnell had a close encounter with a cow’s manure when he attempted to milk a dairy cow while filming ‘Daniel and Majella’s B&B Road Trip’.

Daniel was being shown how …
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Inspirational Danielle appears on all-female panel of farmers on ‘The Late Late Show’ 4 years ago

Inspirational Danielle appears on all-female panel of farmers on ‘The Late Late Show’

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Donegal native Danielle was joined by two other female farmers; Karen Eliffee and Ashleigh Fennel, who discussed how they got into farming, their biggest challenges, and whether or not they …
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