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Penneys Letterkenny launch autism-friendly shopping hour 9 months ago

Penneys Letterkenny launch autism-friendly shopping hour

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Penneys at Letterkenny Shopping Centre is to introduce autism-friendly shopping experiences including sensory friendly shopping hours.

The new measures aim to create an inclusive shopping experience for people with autism …
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Daniel dedicates birthday gifts to charity inspired by beloved local woman 9 months ago

Daniel dedicates birthday gifts to charity inspired by beloved local woman

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Daniel O’Donnell has asked fans not to send him birthday cards for his 60th birthday but to donate to a charity set up in memory of a young Donegal woman.


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Christmas cheer returns to Letterkenny with family friendly switch-on 9 months ago

Christmas cheer returns to Letterkenny with family friendly switch-on

Letterkenny is gearing up for the Christmas Lights Switch On, taking place on Friday November 19th, 2021.

Letterkenny Chamber is delighted to bring back this family friendly event to …
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Donegal woman re-elected to local council in Canada 9 months ago

Donegal woman re-elected to local council in Canada

A Donegal woman is celebrating her re-election as a township councillor in Canada.

Jennifer Pearson-Millar, a native of St. Johnston, retained her seat with 80% of the vote in her …
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Supermac’s series a career highlight for Donegal filmmaker 10 months ago

Supermac’s series a career highlight for Donegal filmmaker

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A talented Donegal film producer is helping to bring a brand new perspective to the life of one of Ireland’s most iconic businesspeople –  Pat McDonagh, founder of Supermac’s.

Bundoran …
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Kindness at its best: Noah’s Bed Push raises €237,000 for children’s charities 10 months ago

Kindness at its best: Noah’s Bed Push raises €237,000 for children’s charities

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The grand total of the Noah’s Bed Push fundraiser has been revealed today – with a whopping €237,112 going to nine superb charities.

Coming up with the very novel idea …
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Artist Veronica Maguire making her Royal Ulster Academy debut 10 months ago

Artist Veronica Maguire making her Royal Ulster Academy debut

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Talented Ballybofey artist Veronica Maguire has been selected to feature in the 140th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts (RUA) exhibition for the first time.

Tonight, Veronica will take her place …
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Jennifer and Sybil are cover stars of Irish Guide Dog calendar 10 months ago

Jennifer and Sybil are cover stars of Irish Guide Dog calendar

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Two young Donegal ladies are grabbing the national limelight as ‘cover girls’ in the new 2022 Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) calendar.

Jennifer Doherty, from Buncrana, and her …
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Save the Date for Breast Cancer Ball 2022! 10 months ago

Save the Date for Breast Cancer Ball 2022!

The North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball has been cancelled this year, but will return in 2022, organisers have announced.

The annual fundraiser is one of the highlights of the …
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Girls Night at the Theatre? Appropriate is just the ticket 10 months ago

Girls Night at the Theatre? Appropriate is just the ticket

‘Appropriate’ is coming to An Grianan Theatre Letterkenny this Friday 22nd October. The comic drama, starring award winning actor and theatre maker Sarah-Jane Scott, is dark and witty tale that’s loved …
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Letterkenny Hospital joins global display for Baby Loss Awareness 10 months ago

Letterkenny Hospital joins global display for Baby Loss Awareness

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Pink and blue lights are shining from Letterkenny University Hospital tonight in a poignant display for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021.

The hospital is joining the international wave of light which …
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Stepping out in style in memory of amazing Amelia 10 months ago

Stepping out in style in memory of amazing Amelia

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The Moville community enjoyed a fashionable Friday with the stars last weekend in memory of a very special girl – Amelia Mullan.

Schoolgirl Amelia (aged 6) passed away in …
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Fund launched to support young mum’s cancer treatment 11 months ago

Fund launched to support young mum’s cancer treatment

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A fundraising campaign has been started for a young Letterkenny mother so that she can avail of potentially life saving treatment abroad.

Kasia, who is a popular member of the …
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#BuyDonegal returns for festive shopping season 11 months ago

#BuyDonegal returns for festive shopping season

#BuyDonegal is back for 2021 to showcase the best of Donegal business!

The campaign and website provides an opportunity for businesses across the county to highlight their exciting and …
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Anniversary Appeal: Mother of missing Cian lives in hope 11 months ago

Anniversary Appeal: Mother of missing Cian lives in hope

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The mother of a young Co Donegal man who is missing for a year says she just wants to hug him and tell him everything is okay.

Cian Langelann was …
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Fearless Margaret’s scary Halloween fundraiser 11 months ago

Fearless Margaret’s scary Halloween fundraiser

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A brave Letterkenny woman is about to take a scary plunge this Halloween for an important cause.

On October 31st, Margaret Coyle will abseil 190 feet off the former chimney …
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Miss Donegal raises over €2,000 for Little Angels 11 months ago

Miss Donegal raises over €2,000 for Little Angels

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Letterkenny student Kirsty O’Donnell has proudly donated €2252.60 to the Little Angels Special School.

The funds were raised from Kirsty’s recent summer charity events as Miss Donegal.

Kirsty, a nursing …
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Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers 11 months ago

Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers

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Buncrana teacher Dr Liz Doherty has launched the world’s first global online community for traditional music teachers today.

“It’s a place for teachers of traditional music to come together, be …
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What’s On: Culture Night 2021 in Donegal 11 months ago

What’s On: Culture Night 2021 in Donegal

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Donegal County Council Culture Division will present its 13th annual programme of events for Culture Night this Friday, 17th September.

This exceptional night of cultural festivities takes place once per year as part …
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Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000 11 months ago

Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000

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A young Donegal woman raised an amazing €4,000 for her local respite centre during lockdown.

Amy Alexander (aged 19) took it upon herself to do a ‘Tour De Cross’ last …
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Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final 12 months 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 12 months 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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BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today 12 months ago

BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today

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It has been confirmed that a second BreastCheck Unit will start temporary screening in Donegal town from today.

The unit will be based at the Donegal County Council Offices for …
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Eight poor fitness habits you can fix now 12 months ago

Eight poor fitness habits you can fix now

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It is very easy to be in a bit of a rut right now with the current situation, but with September coming and everyone heading back into a more structured …
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Miss Donegal’s coffee morning raises a sweet €1,000 for Little Angels 12 months ago

Miss Donegal’s coffee morning raises a sweet €1,000 for Little Angels

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Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell has raised €1,000 for Little Angels Special School following a successful coffee morning.

The Letterkenny student is a finalist in the Miss Ireland competition this year.


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Let’s tell the world why we #LoveDonegal 1 year ago

Let’s tell the world why we #LoveDonegal

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This Wednesday the 18th of August is officially #LoveDonegal Day 2021, a day where all the elements which make Donegal such a meaningful, inspiring, unique and authentic place are showcased proudly across the globe.


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Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan 1 year ago

Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan

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A Donegal humanitarian worker is among the 23 Irish citizens in Afghanistan during the Taliban takeover. 

Mary Ellen McGroarty from Mountcharles is the Director of the United Nations World Food …
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Donegal man dedicates proudest moment to his late wife 1 year ago

Donegal man dedicates proudest moment to his late wife

A young Donegal man is enjoying his ‘proudest moment yet’ as his business takes a major leap forward in the fashion world.

Luke Skinnader from Ramelton co-founded the chemo headwear …
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Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment 1 year ago

Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment

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A Donegal woman’s medical fundraiser has received overwhelming support this weekend.

More than $116,237 (just under €100,000) has been raised to help Vivienne Lynch McDaid from Buncrana access cancer treatment …
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Nutrition myths to watch out for 1 year ago

Nutrition myths to watch out for

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This is the 1st part of a 2-part article for you all.

This one will focus on popular nutrition myths and next weeks will focus on Popular Training Myths.

I’m …
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Miss Donegal hosting sweet fundraiser for Little Angels 1 year ago

Miss Donegal hosting sweet fundraiser for Little Angels

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Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell is hosting an ice cream day in aid of Little Angels Special School on Tuesday July 13th.

This ‘cool’ family fun event takes place at the …
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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events 1 year 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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Walkers invited to conquer Donegal Camino with Peggy, Noel & Deirdre 1 year ago

Walkers invited to conquer Donegal Camino with Peggy, Noel & Deirdre

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A trio of Donegal ambassadors has launched an eight day charity trek for friends and new friends alike.

This September, Peggy Stringer, Noel Cunningham and Deirdre Mc Glone will be …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Mica 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Mica

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“What is this MICA you keep tweeting about? Haven’t heard of this.” – a message from a Twitter/blogger pal in Dublin last week…

And so I realised that an issue …
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Friends fundraise in memory of beloved Bronwyn 1 year ago

Friends fundraise in memory of beloved Bronwyn

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A special fundraiser is underway in honour of a young Letterkenny woman, Bronwyn Coyle.

Bronwyn (known to her friends as B) passed away in 2016 following three years of illness …
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Share your pandemic experience with the Donegal Women’s Network 1 year ago

Share your pandemic experience with the Donegal Women’s Network

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In June 2020, Donegal Women’s Network conducted a Covid-19 impact survey with 832 women living across Donegal taking part.  These survey results provided a snapshot into the lived experiences of …
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Social Anxiety as lockdown ends? You’re not alone 1 year ago

Social Anxiety as lockdown ends? You’re not alone

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Social anxiety isn’t just being nervous or uncomfortable around other people, it can be a debilitating mental and physical struggle.

People who live with social anxiety have an intense and …
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Máire Bhreathnach returns with new series of ‘An Focal Scoir’ on BBC NI 1 year ago

Máire Bhreathnach returns with new series of ‘An Focal Scoir’ on BBC NI

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Donegal woman and Gortahork native Máire Bhrathnach is back on our screens with An Focal Scoir, the studio based discussion series, on BBC Two Northern Ireland.

The new four-part …
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Meet the mammy who’s taking over TikTok! 1 year ago

Meet the mammy who’s taking over TikTok!

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Glenties woman Michelle Boylan never expected to become a TikTok star.

When she uploaded her first video, her only goal was to make a few people laugh.

Now, 10 months …
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Miss Donegal finalist hosts glamorous charity giveaway 1 year ago

Miss Donegal finalist hosts glamorous charity giveaway

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Miss Donegal hopeful Natalie Slater is hosting a glamorous giveaway for Variety Ireland.

Natalie, from Milford, is giving away a beauty hamper packed with gifts to enjoy on a first night …
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Charity call for baby clothing for asylum seekers in Donegal 1 year ago

Charity call for baby clothing for asylum seekers in Donegal

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A clothing drive has been launched to support families in Direct Provision in Donegal.

The Danú Project is calling on the local community to donate baby and toddler clothing (ages …
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Donegal Women’s Network to host workshop on gender equality 1 year ago

Donegal Women’s Network to host workshop on gender equality

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Donegal Women’s Network is delighted to be partnering with Akidwa to offer  the “Women together for a Better World” programme.

This is a four week programme starting on Thursday 13th May 10.30am-1.30pm, which …
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New branding to showcase the best of Donegal 1 year ago

New branding to showcase the best of Donegal

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An exciting new place brand for Donegal will be officially launched on Friday to promote Donegal as a great place to live, work, invest, explore and study. 

The rebranding aims to …
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Senator Flynn shares baby news in call for easing of maternity restrictions 1 year ago

Senator Flynn shares baby news in call for easing of maternity restrictions

Senator Eileen Flynn has announced that she is pregnant and due her second baby in September.

The Donegal-based Senator made the announcement in the Seanad on Friday during a speech …
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Schoolgirl Clíodhna’s delicious dessert is a winner 1 year ago

Schoolgirl Clíodhna’s delicious dessert is a winner

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Eleven-year old Clíodhna Mulkearns, a 5th Class pupil at Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin in Letterkenny, is enjoying the ‘sweet’ taste of success having been chosen a top winner in Fyffes’ search to …
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Success for Sarah in 160KM Hawaii challenge 1 year ago

Success for Sarah in 160KM Hawaii challenge

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Congratulations to St. Bernadette’s Special School Student Sarah McGurk from Convoy, who has just completed the Excel Sports 160km Hawaii Challenge.

Sarah finished the final 1k of her challenge with her …
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Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness 1 year ago

Gardaí to ‘go purple’ for domestic violence awareness

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Gardaí across Donegal are taking part ‘Go Purple Day’ this Friday to promote and support Domestic Violence Support Services across Donegal.

This dedicated day was initiated by members of …
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Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash 1 year ago

Huge support for Donegal mum injured in horror crash

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Almost €6,000 has been raised in support of a young local mother who lost her arm in a car crash last weekend.

Evette Woods survived a serious single-vehicle crash on …
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Domestic abuse awareness session to highlight victim supports in Donegal 1 year ago

Domestic abuse awareness session to highlight victim supports in Donegal

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The Donegal Domestic Violence Service and the Donegal Volunteer Centre are teaming up to inform community workers / general public on how to support victims of domestic abuse post-lockdown.

To …
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Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events 1 year ago

Mums and tots around the world connect to Inishowen events

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Online Inishowen events for mums and babies are so popular, they’re attracting emigrants from as far away as Texas and Toronto. That’s according to the manager of Spraoi agus Sport in Carndonagh, …
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