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Letterkenny’s inaugural Pride Festival set to make history 9 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! 9 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 9 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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Amazing Lisa braves the shave for Cancer Care West! 9 months ago

Amazing Lisa braves the shave for Cancer Care West!

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Inspirational Letterkenny woman Lisa Gallagher is sporting a brand new look after shaving her head for charity.

Lisa, who is undergoing cancer treatment, decided to turn her hair loss into …
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Supporting Mary’s Meals is a walk in the park! 9 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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‘This is the justice that nine-year-old me deserves’ – Donegal woman speaks out after father jailed for rape 9 months ago

‘This is the justice that nine-year-old me deserves’ – Donegal woman speaks out after father jailed for rape

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Buncrana woman Karen Harkin says she is finally able to free herself from guilt after her father was sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting her.

Michael Carter (55) was jailed …
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Killybegs Coast Guard celebrates first female coxswain 9 months ago

Killybegs Coast Guard celebrates first female coxswain

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Saturday was a proud day for the Killybegs Coast Guard station as two members have been promoted to the role of lifeboat coxswains.

Following rigorous training and assessment, Conor O’Donoghue …
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‘It’s unsafe, stressful, and scary’ – Miss Earth Ireland highlights Mica torment 9 months ago

‘It’s unsafe, stressful, and scary’ – Miss Earth Ireland highlights Mica torment

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Donegal beauty queen Layla Doherty has opened up about the fears and struggles of living in a defective concrete block home.

Layla, from Ballyliffin, is among the thousands of people …
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Inspirational ladies brave skydive to raise almost €8,000 Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust 9 months ago

Inspirational ladies brave skydive to raise almost €8,000 Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust

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The ‘Two Margarets’ from McElhinney’s have raised almost €8,000 for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

Fearless Margaret Lucas and Margaret Kennedy raised a total of €7,910 for the charity with …
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Exciting programme unveiled for Mary from Dungloe Festival 2023 9 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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Relief as lost dog Ronnie reunited with family after six-day search 9 months ago

Relief as lost dog Ronnie reunited with family after six-day search

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A Letterkenny family is overjoyed to be reunited with their beloved dog Ronnie following a six-day search.

Runaway Ronnie had a huge adventure all around the town after …
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Family fundraiser to make Buncrana park more inclusive 9 months ago

Family fundraiser to make Buncrana park more inclusive

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A major fundraiser is on the way to make Buncrana’s Festival Park a more inclusive play area for children with disabilities.

The ‘Fun for All’ campaign is being led by …
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Donegal architect wins award for stunning country cottage project 10 months ago

Donegal architect wins award for stunning country cottage project

A leading architect from Donegal has won an award in the UK for an innovative family home renovation and extension.

Brid Carr from Falcarragh is a Director at Randell Design …
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Events: Celebrations as Shandon Hotel and Spa’s aromatherapy treatments go global 10 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! 10 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 10 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 10 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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Lucky Louise wins two tickets to paradise! 10 months ago

Lucky Louise wins two tickets to paradise!

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A lucky Letterkenny woman who thought her chance at a honeymoon had sailed away has won two tickets to paradise!

Louise McCauley and her husband Patrick got married during the …
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Letterkenny family gives thanks to children’s ward for care of baby Clara 10 months ago

Letterkenny family gives thanks to children’s ward for care of baby Clara

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Gratitude will be the order of the day when local couple Stephen and Elaine Doherty host a coffee morning in Letterkenny this Thursday 6th July.

The fundraiser aims to support …
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History made as Diocese of Derry and Raphoe appoints its first female Dean 10 months ago

History made as Diocese of Derry and Raphoe appoints its first female Dean

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The Church of Ireland Diocese of Derry and Raphoe is to get its first female Dean.

Rev Liz Fitzgerald, who is currently based in west Donegal, has been appointed as …
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Philadephia Rose Marissa proud to represent her Donegal roots in Tralee 10 months ago

Philadephia Rose Marissa proud to represent her Donegal roots in Tralee

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This year’s Philadelphia Rose Marissa Berry is proud to share her links with Donegal ahead of the Rose of Tralee International Festival in August.

Marissa, who is a commercial insurance …
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Donegal businesswoman scoops top prize at business pitching competition 10 months ago

Donegal businesswoman scoops top prize at business pitching competition

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A Donegal businesswoman has been crowned as one of two winners in a unique business pitching competition.

Catherine Devine scooped the Yes You Can €4,000 pitching competition which reached its …
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Donegal businesswoman’s appeal for child abuse helpline 10 months ago

Donegal businesswoman’s appeal for child abuse helpline

A Donegal businesswoman is appealing for people in the county to back a campaign for the national child sexual abuse helpline.

The CARI (Children at …
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TikTok star Eric Roberts delivering mega-prize wielding boxes of fibre in Donegal! 10 months ago

TikTok star Eric Roberts delivering mega-prize wielding boxes of fibre in Donegal!

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Virgin Media are quite literally delivering fibre to your home!

To celebrate the launch of 2 Gigabit full fibre broadband to 345,000 additional homes and businesses in Ireland, Virgin …
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Letterkenny’s Caoimhe Ní Chathail returns with sustainable fashion show 10 months ago

Letterkenny’s Caoimhe Ní Chathail returns with sustainable fashion show

Letterkenny presenter Caoimhe Ní Chathail and South Armagh native Proinsias Ó Coinn are on a mission to get us thinking differently about our wardrobes.

Éadaí SOS is back for a …
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Heartfelt Gratitude: Home Instead celebrates CAREGiver appreciation week 10 months ago

Heartfelt Gratitude: Home Instead celebrates CAREGiver appreciation week

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Home Instead, the leading provider of home care services in Ireland, is thrilled to announce its upcoming CAREGiver Appreciation Week, happening from 19th to 23rd June.

This special …
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Leanne’s Wish: Donegal mum determined to make happy memories 11 months ago

Leanne’s Wish: Donegal mum determined to make happy memories

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A terminally-ill Donegal woman is determined to make happy memories with her children by taking them on a bucket list holiday.

Mum of four Leanne Browne from Castlefin has been …
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JOBS: Recruitment campaign offers the London life with zero bills 11 months ago

JOBS: Recruitment campaign offers the London life with zero bills

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A London-based Irish pub company is on the hunt for some home grown talent.

Sound interesting?

A well-established company is currently recruiting for staff of all levels – from floor/bar …
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Delight as Donegal presenter Caitlín Nic Aoidh announces pregnancy 11 months ago

Delight as Donegal presenter Caitlín Nic Aoidh announces pregnancy

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Donegal broadcaster Caitlín Nic Aoidh has announced that she is pregnant, much to the delight of her fans and followers.

The Cloughaneely woman shared the news on social media with …
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Creative celebration in store at ATU Design and Creative Media Showcase 11 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! 11 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 11 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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Host families sought for Spanish students in Donegal 11 months ago

Host families sought for Spanish students in Donegal

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Are you interested in hosting a Spanish student? We are looking for host families for 13 to 17yr old Spanish students from 27th June to 25th of July.

Host families must …
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Donegal musician hits all the right notes to be chosen as London Rose of Tralee 11 months ago

Donegal musician hits all the right notes to be chosen as London Rose of Tralee

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Donegal native, Amy Gillen, has been selected as the 2023 London Rose of Tralee.

The 27 year old currently resides in the vibrant heart of Central London.

The daughter …
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Beauty queen Layla brings the Miss Earth Ireland crown back to Donegal! 11 months ago

Beauty queen Layla brings the Miss Earth Ireland crown back to Donegal!

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Ballyliffin beauty queen Layla Doherty has won the Miss Earth Ireland crown!

The 21-year-old student and model impressed at the national final on Saturday to win the 2023 title.

She …
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Harvey’s Point named number one hotel in Ireland! 11 months ago

Harvey’s Point named number one hotel in Ireland!

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Harvey’s Point in Donegal has regained the title of the best hotel in Ireland.

The luxurious lakeside hotel topped the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards list for the eighth time.

They …
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Emotional tributes and powerful stories shared at ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ event 11 months 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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Maria Walsh brings roadshow to Letterkenny to inspire more women to pursue politics 11 months ago

Maria Walsh brings roadshow to Letterkenny to inspire more women to pursue politics

MEP Maria Walsh is urging women of all ages, from across the region, to get involved in politics and have their voices heard on the local, national and international stages. …
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Donegal sisters in their 90s prove age is just a number! 11 months ago

Donegal sisters in their 90s prove age is just a number!

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Article by Cronan Scanlon

The craic was at least ninety for three Donegal sisters who got together for a very special occasion at the weekend.

Originally Gallagher from Meenacross, Maghery, …
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The sky’s the limit for Sinead and Grainne! 12 months ago

The sky’s the limit for Sinead and Grainne!

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Two local women will be taking the plunge on the 1st of July as they sky dive in aid of Cancer Care West Letterkenny.

Sinead Boyce and Grainne Duffy, who …
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Majella unveils original painting to support Relay for Life 12 months ago

Majella unveils original painting to support Relay for Life

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Majella O’Donnell has unveiled a stunning piece of artwork to be raffled off for Relay for Life Donegal. 

The one-of-a-kind piece, which was created by Majella, is sure to capture …
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Donegal artist opens striking solo exhibition 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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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Huge support for recovery fund for Donegal woman in New York 12 months ago

Huge support for recovery fund for Donegal woman in New York

Friends of a West Donegal woman who has been forced to undergo lifesaving surgery have come together to launch a fund to help her pay her medical bills and get …
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New programmes at Donegal Women’s Centre 1 year ago

New programmes at Donegal Women’s Centre

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The Donegal Women’s Centre is launching three new programmes for women this month starting on the 25th/26th April.

Please share the word with anyone you think may be interested:

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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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