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The ultimate Donegal foodie event for your diary 4 years ago

The ultimate Donegal foodie event for your diary

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A three-day celebration of great food and drink is happening again in Donegal this year and is a must-do for all food lovers in the county and from further afield.

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Megan makes History with Ireland’s best Leaving Cert result 4 years ago

Megan makes History with Ireland’s best Leaving Cert result

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Megan recently received the news that she had achieved first place in Ireland out of 8,752 students who took higher level History in the Leaving Certificate 2016.

On Friday 10 …
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It’s going to be raining Donegal women! 4 years ago

It’s going to be raining Donegal women!

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The Swilly Group team are taking to the skies on April 1st for a thrilling Tandem Sky Dive from 13,000ft.

The nine women in the team are Tracy McVeigh, Demi McVeigh, …
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Celebrating the international work of Sister Angela 4 years ago

Celebrating the international work of Sister Angela

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Sister Angela Brennan marked her 60th Jubilee in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Center, 10 Pinesbridge Road, Ossining, New York on Sunday February 12th.

She is one of …
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Mothers of Arranmore host a big event to say a ‘wee thank you’ 4 years ago

Mothers of Arranmore host a big event to say a ‘wee thank you’

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This event on Saturday February 18th is an exciting highlight on the calendar of a group of Arranmore women and is a big talking point among the islanders. Live music, …
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Still Waiting Vigil planned for Letterkenny Hospital 4 years ago

Still Waiting Vigil planned for Letterkenny Hospital

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Organisers from the Still Waiting Health Campaign say the event will take place on Thursday, February 16th at 7.30pm, and they are urging as many people as possible to attend.

They …
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WINNER REVEALED: Poet’s Corner meal for two! 4 years ago

WINNER REVEALED: Poet’s Corner meal for two!

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The beautiful Poet’s Corner is a fantastic venue for family celebrations, parties, weddings and so much more. We’re giving away a four course meal for two to the lucky winner …
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Firefighters issue warning to frisky Fifty Shades fans 4 years ago

Firefighters issue warning to frisky Fifty Shades fans

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The Dublin Fire Brigade are looking out for everyone’s best interests with a tweet of warning against the use of fluffy handcuffs this week:

They’re official! Gary and Aine make big announcement 4 years ago

They’re official! Gary and Aine make big announcement

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Donegal man Gary and Aine from Meath, one of the favourite couples ever on First Dates Ireland, have just been revealed as ‘Facebook Official’.

The news was announced by RTE2 …
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Visible and invisible women invited to speak up 4 years ago

Visible and invisible women invited to speak up

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To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day 8 March 2017, women of all ages from all over County Donegal and the North West are invited to join in a collective …
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Single? ‘First Dates Ireland’ are accepting applications 4 years ago

Single? ‘First Dates Ireland’ are accepting applications

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Several Donegal people have taken part in ‘First Dates’ in an attempt to find someone special.

Some went fantastic, such as Gary O’Brien from Ballyshannon who wooed his date Aine …
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Joanne scoops €22K on Winning Streak! 4 years ago

Joanne scoops €22K on Winning Streak!

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Donegal woman Joanne Gallagher has scooped a cool €22,000 on RTE’s Winning Streak show.

The Lifford woman brought family and friends to Dublin after matching three stars on the National …
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Simon Community to host Tea & Cake day in Letterkenny 4 years ago

Simon Community to host Tea & Cake day in Letterkenny

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The North West branch of the Simon Community are to host a tea and cake day at the Silver Tassie Hotel in Letterkenny.

The event will take place from 11am …
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Could this be Enya’s fifth Grammy Award? 4 years ago

Could this be Enya’s fifth Grammy Award?

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Enya has been nominated in the Best New Age Album category of the prestigious Grammy Awards for 2017.

If successful, this will be Enya’s fifth Grammy!

On top of her success …
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GAA star Mark McHugh welcomes baby Noah 4 years ago

GAA star Mark McHugh welcomes baby Noah

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Donegal GAA star Mark McHugh is overjoyed by the arrival of his son, Noah.

Mark shared pictures of little Noah on Instagram, introducing him to GAA fans across the world.


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The cutest canine couples are looking for forever homes 4 years ago

The cutest canine couples are looking for forever homes

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The charity is making a very specific and very touching request by looking to give four pairs of Golden Retrievers a forever home.

The middle-aged dogs cannot be separated from their …
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Daniel has the most adorable things to say about his granddaughter 4 years ago

Daniel has the most adorable things to say about his granddaughter

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Being a grandfather is the best thing that has ever happened to him, the singer revealed.

The 55 year old Kincasslagh star said he gets all emotional even when he …
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Severe wintry weather in store this weekend 4 years ago

Severe wintry weather in store this weekend

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Met Eireann have forecast a largely dry weekend with sharp frost and bitterly cold conditions.

Temperates are dropping below freezing tonight which could bring in some scattered snow showers. Expect …
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Watch: Terrifying moment Donegal mum’s charger goes up in smoke 4 years ago

Watch: Terrifying moment Donegal mum’s charger goes up in smoke

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The Ramelton woman had a terrible fright on Wednesday morning when charging her iPhone 6 using an in-car USB attachment and it suddenly overheated and went up in smoke.

“It’s …
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Oncology services return to Letterkenny – but questions remain 4 years ago

Oncology services return to Letterkenny – but questions remain

It has been confirmed that normal medical oncology services have resumed at Letterkenny University Hospital. 

Donegal cancer patients were having to travel to Galway in the past month due to the suspension …
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WIN: A wonderful meal for two in the Poet’s Corner at Radisson Blu 4 years ago

WIN: A wonderful meal for two in the Poet’s Corner at Radisson Blu

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The beautiful Poet’s Corner is a fantastic venue for family celebrations, parties, weddings and so much more. We’re giving away a four course meal for two to the lucky winner …
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Are you the winner of a Valentine’s meal at Castle Grove? 4 years ago

Are you the winner of a Valentine’s meal at Castle Grove?

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To celebrate the debut of the Delights of Castle Grove County House column on Donegal Daily and to mark the special occasion of Valentine’s Day, we are bringing you a …
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Relay for Life gains global attention 4 years ago

Relay for Life gains global attention

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As the countdown continues to this year’s Donegal Relay for Life its impact on a global scale can be gauged by the confirmation that a group from the United States …
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‘My Dear Valentine’ – beautiful poem found in Donegal archives 4 years ago

‘My Dear Valentine’ – beautiful poem found in Donegal archives

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The poem was found during routine cataloging work in Donegal County Archives last week, and will surely send hearts aflutter over the next few days.

The incredibly emotional tribute was …
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Human rights fears of Donegal women under scrutiny by the UN 4 years ago

Human rights fears of Donegal women under scrutiny by the UN

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission published a report scrutinising Irish women’s rights and equality which highlighted a number of areas of discrimination against women.

Donegal women shared their …
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What do you know about the women of 1916? 4 years ago

What do you know about the women of 1916?

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The Mná 1916Women 1916 exhibition will be on display at the County Museum, in Letterkenny until Thursday, 30th March 2017.

Visitors to the exhibition can explore this remarkable variety …
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Little Leona’s heart-rending delays 4 years ago

Little Leona’s heart-rending delays

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Karen Gainfort from Kilmacrennan was told by Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin that there was no bed available this week for her daughter Leona to get the vital heart procedure …
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Wellness Weekend competition winner revealed 4 years ago

Wellness Weekend competition winner revealed

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Life Coach Emer Callaghan is providing the ultimate Donegal getaway for people who want to take time out to clear their minds and revive the body, mind and spirit.

The …
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WIN a romantic Valentine’s meal at Castle Grove Country House 4 years ago

WIN a romantic Valentine’s meal at Castle Grove Country House

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To celebrate the debut of the Delights of Castle Grove County House column on Donegal Daily and to mark the special occasion of Valentine’s Day, we are bringing you a …
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BUMBLEance day for ‘Brave little sunshine’ Órán 4 years ago

BUMBLEance day for ‘Brave little sunshine’ Órán

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Xperia Hair & Beauty in Glencar Letterkenny are holding a fundraising weekend on Friday 10th – Saturday 11th February in memory of a brave Donegal boy.

Little Órán Nibbs (7) from Trentagh …
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Shocking stats reveal toddlers are going online unsupervised 4 years ago

Shocking stats reveal toddlers are going online unsupervised

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It has been revealed that four in five parents in Ireland (80%) have serious concerns about the effect that internet usage will have on their children. 

Despite these worries, many mums, …
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Granddaughter makes appeal after elderly man suffers horrific attack 4 years ago

Granddaughter makes appeal after elderly man suffers horrific attack

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A 77 year old pensioner was punched in the face in a horrific road rage attack. The man, who is from Manorcunningham, was brutally assaulted in his car close to …
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Big plans and hopes to honour the wishes of Brid Carr 4 years ago

Big plans and hopes to honour the wishes of Brid Carr

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Women of Donegal will be out in force running and walking the RunDonegal Women’s 5K this April to support a local charity for women.

The annual event will be held …
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Celebrity wedding flashmob video gets +1million hits! 4 years ago

Celebrity wedding flashmob video gets +1million hits!

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The video was taken at the wedding of Daniel O Donnell’s niece Patricia Doogan and her fiancée Neil Swan on Friday, Feb 3rd. St. Mary’s Church in Kincasslagh came alive with a …
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Ouch! This is what can happen if you don’t clean your room… 4 years ago

Ouch! This is what can happen if you don’t clean your room…

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Like many of us, eighteen year old Julia Pechar from Nebraska finds it difficult to stay on top of her chores.

Even if you find it easy to keep …
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Incredible response to charity appeal for Belarusian orphanage 4 years ago

Incredible response to charity appeal for Belarusian orphanage

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Ramelton couple Alan and Myrtle Doherty have extended their gratitude to all who donated to their appeal to help the Vesnova children’s orphanage in Belarus.

Every year the Dohertys collects …
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Inspirational Niamh encourages young women to get involved in politics 4 years ago

Inspirational Niamh encourages young women to get involved in politics

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Nineteen year old Niamh Walsh from Inishowen has taken on the role as Women’s Officer for Donegal Sinn Féin Republican Youth.

Niamh is currently in her second year at UCD, …
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Make a ‘beeline’ for Doneyloop for their ladies’ beekeeping night 4 years ago

Make a ‘beeline’ for Doneyloop for their ladies’ beekeeping night

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Three Rivers Beekeepers association are hosting a ladies only beekeeping night on Monday the 6th of February at 7:30pm in the Doneyloop Youth Club building in Castlefinn.

This informal night …
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Donegal Women’s Group encourage ladies to join them for Mini Marathon 4 years ago

Donegal Women’s Group encourage ladies to join them for Mini Marathon

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Donegal Town Women’s Group are encouraging women to join them on their journey to the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on Bank Holiday Monday, June the fifth. 

You can walk, …
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Fr-fr-freezing February weather on the way 4 years ago

Fr-fr-freezing February weather on the way

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The first month of 2017 brought some of the mildest temperatures in a decade to Donegal, but temperatures are set to plummet this weekend as the weather takes a dramatic turn.


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One Donegal hotel has naughty ideas for Valentine’s Day 4 years ago

One Donegal hotel has naughty ideas for Valentine’s Day

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The Waterfront Hotel are getting into the mood this Valentine’s Day with a specially designed menu that is certainly very saucy.

The €40pp special is a three-course experience that is …
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Irish bar launches date escape initiative for women 4 years ago

Irish bar launches date escape initiative for women

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The Five Points bar in Belfast city centre has set up #AnitaAssistance to provide women with a method to alert staff that they need to get away safely.

Management at …
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The world’s best reactions to Beyonce’s pregnancy 4 years ago

The world’s best reactions to Beyonce’s pregnancy

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The superstar shared a true-to-Bey super stylish photo in her underwear on Instagram to share the news.

The photo became the most liked ever on Instagram, beating Selena Gomez’ most …
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Colaiste Ailigh gets strictly competitive 4 years ago

Colaiste Ailigh gets strictly competitive

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The staff and parents of Coláiste Ailigh will host a glittering night of dancing in The Mount Errigal Hotel on Saturday the 1st of April.

The event is being run …
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One Donegal person is €50,000 richer this week 4 years ago

One Donegal person is €50,000 richer this week

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The lucky number AEX172997 was selected in the draw on January 27th and the top prize of €50,000 has been traced back to the county.

People who purchase Prize Bonds are …
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Patrick Lee makes his community proud 4 years ago

Patrick Lee makes his community proud

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Patrick Lee McGinley from Termon organised a sponsored head shave, raffle and coffee morning in aid of the Irish Kidney Association last December. Patrick Lee, who is 11 years old, …
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Two of Donegal’s best boutiques listed as XFA finalists 4 years ago

Two of Donegal’s best boutiques listed as XFA finalists

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Online jewellery boutique www.laveesha.com and McElhinneys Bridal Rooms are in the running for separate prizes in the 2017 Xpose fafinder awards.

The highly coveted awards are a big event in the …
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Kind knitters called on to make baby blankets 4 years ago

Kind knitters called on to make baby blankets

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Volunteers are invited to share an hour together in the Clonmany Day Centre and help knit small squares to be turned into blankets.

These blankets will be donated to ‘fish and chip’ …
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How can you reach Rome without spending a penny? 4 years ago

How can you reach Rome without spending a penny?

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A trip to Rome sounds like a delightful holiday, but not if you haven’t got a penny to spend on the journey…

Two teams of Donegal students from Dublin City …
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Hughie Maughan and his fiancée suffer brutal homophobic attack 4 years ago

Hughie Maughan and his fiancée suffer brutal homophobic attack

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Hughie Maughan and his fiancée Ryan Ruckledge suffered a brutal homophobic attack following an awards ceremony last night.

The couple met in 2016’s series of ‘Big Brother’, and instantly hit …
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