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Donegal people were ‘frightfully’ generous to Temple Street 4 years ago

Donegal people were ‘frightfully’ generous to Temple Street

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2016 was the most successful year ever for the annual Trick or Treat for Temple Street fundraiser, proudly supported by MiWadi, which sees spooktacular Halloween parties held the length and …
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Baby number three on the way for Claire Byrne 4 years ago

Baby number three on the way for Claire Byrne

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The current affairs reporter and analyst revealed that she will be welcoming her third child in summer 2017.

Claire has two young children – a boy and a girl aged …
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4,500 parents and children learn about online dangers in 2016 4 years ago

4,500 parents and children learn about online dangers in 2016

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The Donegal Youth Service have had a busy year conducting cyberbullying and internet safety workshops with parents and young people in 2016.

The service held 126 sessions in total throughout …
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Aer Lingus launch autism-friendly safety guides 4 years ago

Aer Lingus launch autism-friendly safety guides

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Aer Lingus has launched visual guides online to help prepare people with autism and similar conditions for air travel. The guides can be used by children and adults on the autism …
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Slieve League named one of Ireland’s Top 10 Tourist Attractions! 4 years ago

Slieve League named one of Ireland’s Top 10 Tourist Attractions!

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On top of being named the coolest place on the planet by National Geographic and being titled Ireland’s hidden gem, Donegal has also featured on the Irish Independent’s top 10 …
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Donegal students shine at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 4 years ago

Donegal students shine at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

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Donegal students were highly commended for the hard work they put into their entries into the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin this weekend.

Over twenty students from …
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Donegal named Ireland’s hidden gem! 4 years ago

Donegal named Ireland’s hidden gem!

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Donegal was officially named the coolest place on the planet at the end of 2016; and now we’ve also earned the title ‘Ireland’s hidden gem’!

Donegal topped the ‘cool list’ …
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Shocking video alerts parents to dangers by the sea 4 years ago

Shocking video alerts parents to dangers by the sea

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Video footage of a child who was almost swept out to sea has been circulated to serve as a warning to people in this extreme weather.

The video taken at …
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Donegal’s young scientists amaze with their ideas 4 years ago

Donegal’s young scientists amaze with their ideas

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The BTYSE annual science competition in Dublin sees students from across Ireland present projects on their research into a wide variety of topics. Their creative investigations and solutions have been …
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Dunnes Stores issues ladies shoe recall 4 years ago

Dunnes Stores issues ladies shoe recall

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Anyone who has bought a Ladies Loafer Pump from Dunnes in both the black and glittery silver colours are asked to bring them back as a precautionary measure. The notice …
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How to drive in snow 4 years ago

How to drive in snow

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The RSA advice motorists to drive gently, used dipped headlights and leave extra space between you and the car in front of you. Drive slowly but use the highest gear …
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Thundersnow to tear through Donegal tonight 4 years ago

Thundersnow to tear through Donegal tonight

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Take care on the roads and take precautionary measures – Met Eireann has increased its weather alert for Donegal to an Orange Warning.

The national forecaster says Donegal and the …
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Instagram are adding a major change to your stories 4 years ago

Instagram are adding a major change to your stories

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Instagram Stories came in last year and soon became a main competitor with Snapchat stories. The picture-sharing site allowed users to upload temporary photos and videos which disappeared after 24 hours and …
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Art gets new role as Seachtain na Gaeilge ambassador 4 years ago

Art gets new role as Seachtain na Gaeilge ambassador

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Movile native Art (15) is the youngest ever person to take on this ambassador role, and is one of the most famous to do so, Tuairisc.ie reports.

Art has been making …
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New plans to protect children at Letterkenny Town Park 4 years ago

New plans to protect children at Letterkenny Town Park

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Donegal County Councillor Gerry Mc Monagle has called for CCTV to be introduced to the Bernard Mc Glinchey Park after the latest act of anti-social behaviour in which a saw …
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Enya records sweet profits in 2016 4 years ago

Enya records sweet profits in 2016

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Donegal songstress Enya has raked in profits of up to €875,000 in 2016, according to accounts submitted to the Companies Office, Dublin Live reports.

Enya’s music company, Aigle Music Company Ltd. …
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Winter weather – how to stay safe on roads 4 years ago

Winter weather – how to stay safe on roads

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Met Eireann are warning of very cold wintry weather coming to Ireland from Wednesday night on to Saturday.

With sleet and snow expected, Donegal County Council are reminding all road …
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“The stuff of dreams” – Shay and Becky expecting second baby 4 years ago

“The stuff of dreams” – Shay and Becky expecting second baby

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The Lifford-born goalkeeper (40) and public relations executive (30) are already parents to Gracie, who was born in December 2015.

Becky announced the good news to friends and family with …
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Kind-hearted wedding party give hope to the homeless 4 years ago

Kind-hearted wedding party give hope to the homeless

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Jessica Gallagher and Rory McLaughlin will always remember their wedding as a fun-filled day when they gave back to others who are less fortunate.

The couple, with the encouragement of …
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Why Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech mattered 4 years ago

Why Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech mattered

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Meryl Streep was the picture of grace when she accepted her honorary award at last night’s Golden Globe Awards in California last night. Despite having lost her voice, her words were …
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Desirable offer comes to Donegal for Fifty Shades Darker 4 years ago

Desirable offer comes to Donegal for Fifty Shades Darker

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There’s just one month left until the second instalment of the ‘Fifty Shades’ phenomenon comes to the big screen. It’s going to be even darker and steamier than the first …
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Laura Whitmore felt “starstruck” by Daniel O Donnell 4 years ago

Laura Whitmore felt “starstruck” by Daniel O Donnell

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TV presenter Laura Whitmore admits that she was ‘starstruck’ by Daniel O’Donnell!

Whitmore met Daniel on last year’s season of BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

She felt starstruck when he congratulated …
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Revealed: Ireland’s most popular baby names for 2016 4 years ago

Revealed: Ireland’s most popular baby names for 2016

The Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, has announced the most popular baby names by passport application for 2016.

Based on passport applications for infants, James was …
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ISPCA issue tips to keep your pets safe during the cold snap 4 years ago

ISPCA issue tips to keep your pets safe during the cold snap

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The Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have issued tips to keep your pets safe and warm during the impending cold snap.

MET Éireann have announced that snow is …
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Snow forecast for next week 4 years ago

Snow forecast for next week

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MET Éireann have forecast snow for late next week. 

Monday to Wednesday are to be mild, with showers sweeping the country.

Hail, sleet and snow are expected in the North West in …
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Delighted donkeys become selfie stars – but they need your help 4 years ago

Delighted donkeys become selfie stars – but they need your help

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Nuala Frahling, from Germany, is currently living in Belfast and was visiting a Donegal friend this New Year when they decided to visit the sanctuary. Nuala was spending time with …
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Women shopping in PJs shamed online 4 years ago

Women shopping in PJs shamed online

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A Tesco customer was so outraged to see two women shopping in their pyjamas that he took a photo and posted it with a complaint online.

The women were spotted …
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Would you like to be the 2017 Donegal Rose? 4 years ago

Would you like to be the 2017 Donegal Rose?

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They will be in the Clanree Hotel at 2pm tomorrow (Wednesday, 4th January) to meet any women thinking of applying for the competition.

The Donegal Rose Selection will take place on …
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Back to work blues? This Ryanair sale is the best excuse to book a break 4 years ago

Back to work blues? This Ryanair sale is the best excuse to book a break

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Ryanair today launched a massive January Back to Work sale with 20% off on over two million seats on sale on the Ryanair.com website – for two days only.

These Back …
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Parents horrified after park slides soiled by vandals 4 years ago

Parents horrified after park slides soiled by vandals

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Families came to the popular park for some downtime on Bank Holiday Monday to find a horrifying scene in the slides of the play area.

Vandals had visited the park …
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Shane MacGowan’s mother was first road victim of 2017 4 years ago

Shane MacGowan’s mother was first road victim of 2017

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It is reported that her car hit a wall in Ballintoher, Tipperary, just miles from her home. The accident occurred at 3pm on New Year’s Day and there were no …
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Iconic Hollywood sign changed to ‘Hollyweed’ by pranksters 4 years ago

Iconic Hollywood sign changed to ‘Hollyweed’ by pranksters

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Pranksters changed the iconic Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’ by placing tarp over the edges of the “O’s” to make them look like “E’s”.

Pregnant Dee Devlin shines at McGregor wedding 4 years ago

Pregnant Dee Devlin shines at McGregor wedding

Conor McGregor’s big sister Aoife got married yesterday at the five star Powerscourt Hotel in Co Wicklow.

The McGregor family pulled out all of the stops to make Aoife’s wedding …
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WATCH: Swimmers take a dip for Ronan Sweeney’s Rehabilitation Fund 4 years ago

WATCH: Swimmers take a dip for Ronan Sweeney’s Rehabilitation Fund

The annual Rathmullan New Years swim took place at 12 noon today, with huge crowds turning out to take the plunge to raise funds for the Friends of Ronan Sweeney …
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Retirement age revision hopes to reduce ageism in the workplace 4 years ago

Retirement age revision hopes to reduce ageism in the workplace

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The government are putting it on their agenda for 2017 to revise the retirement age for workers in both the public and private sector. The aim is to reduce age …
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Students to receive 300 hours of “preventative” mental health classes 4 years ago

Students to receive 300 hours of “preventative” mental health classes

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Minister for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee has announced a new scheme which will see “preventative” mental health services being rolled out in secondary schools across the country.


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Revenge porn and cyber stalking to become criminal offences 4 years ago

Revenge porn and cyber stalking to become criminal offences

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Tanáiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has received approval for the drafting of a Non-Fatal Offences (Amendment) Bill which tackles loopholes in current legislation. When amended, cyber stalking and revenge …
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Donegal roots of Carrie Fisher and mum Debbie remembered 4 years ago

Donegal roots of Carrie Fisher and mum Debbie remembered

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Actress Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, who died within a day of each other, descended from an Irish fugitive from Donegal.

Carrie Fisher, well-known for her role as Princess Leia from …
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Religion and mental health to be key factors in education shake-up 4 years ago

Religion and mental health to be key factors in education shake-up

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Religion could be removed from the core curriculum in primary schools, while schools will be encouraged to place a bigger focus placed on English, Irish and maths.

The Irish Times reports …
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Bereaved parents invited to connect at local meeting 4 years ago

Bereaved parents invited to connect at local meeting

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The monthly meeting will take place on Thursday 12th of January from 19:30 to 21:00 in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny.

The meeting offers parents a safe and comfortable setting …
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Olympian Catriona Jennings ties the knot! 4 years ago

Olympian Catriona Jennings ties the knot!

Letterkenny Olympian Catriona Jennings tied the knot with her partner Martin McCoy at a stunning ceremony this afternoon.

Catriona was joined by family and friends in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, including …
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Spotlight shines on ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’ 4 years ago

Spotlight shines on ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’

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The film about the missing Donegal child, which was released in July, has been honoured with a gold prize at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.

The awards …
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How to recycle your old toys and phones to help sick children 4 years ago

How to recycle your old toys and phones to help sick children

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There are bound to be many old phones and tech devices discarded around homes this Christmas, as shiny new updates command our attention.

The BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service collect used …
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This NYE weather report might spoil some party plans 4 years ago

This NYE weather report might spoil some party plans

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The weather this weekend is not looking good for anyone going out or travelling on New Year’s Eve, as rain and frost are forecast for Donegal.

The unseasonably mild weather …
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Revealed: Winner of the final prize in our 12 Days of Giveaways! 4 years ago

Revealed: Winner of the final prize in our 12 Days of Giveaways!

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We hope you all had a fun time with our amazing 12 Days of Giveaways competition throughout December.

We’d like to say thanks to all who entered. We have some …
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Donegal fiddlers to chop their locks for SVDP 4 years ago

Donegal fiddlers to chop their locks for SVDP

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Two Donegal female fiddlers have decided to put their heads together for a local charity this New Year’s Eve.

Well respected fiddle player Bríd Harper from Castlefinn and Glenties fiddler, …
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A Christmas miracle: Woman finds Donegal ties to late husband 4 years ago

A Christmas miracle: Woman finds Donegal ties to late husband

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Magdelene Gallagher launched an appeal with Donegal Daily and Donegal Woman three weeks ago in which she asked for any information on family connections to her late husband Charles Keith …
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WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham 4 years ago

WATCH: Chef Brian’s top tips for the perfect turkey and ham

Brian McDermott is a chef from Moville who shares with us his top tips for creating the perfect turkey and ham this Christmas.

With Christmas just a day away, here’s some …
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WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time 4 years ago

WATCH: Our top 10 Christmas adverts of all time

With Christmas just a day away, turkeys are being prepared, Christmas pajamas are being donned, and Santa is getting his reindeer prepared for the long night ahead.

Here’s our countdown …
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Mrs Brown’s family feeds almost 3,000 this Christmas 4 years ago

Mrs Brown’s family feeds almost 3,000 this Christmas

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Actor Brendan O’Carroll, his wife Jenny and the Brown/O’Carroll families have made a very substantial donation to the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) on behalf of everyone involved in …
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