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Donegal ‘needs to stand proud’ as local design leads the way in WOOL Showcase 2 days ago

Donegal ‘needs to stand proud’ as local design leads the way in WOOL Showcase

An upcoming art showcase is set to be a very good yarn for Donegal as the county’s rich knitting heritage comes to the fore.

Donegal designers make up almost half …
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Hanna Hats continue to cap-tivate around the world 2 days ago

Hanna Hats continue to cap-tivate around the world

As businesses around the globe rush to embrace technology in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s old hat for the Hanna family of Hanna Hats, Donegal. 

“Since my grandfather, David …
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Young Donegal designer has bags of talent 1 week ago

Young Donegal designer has bags of talent

Orla O’Hagan, aged 24, is already feeling the positive impact of ‘Shop Local’ campaigns as orders come in for Christmas 2020. Her handmade leather bags and accessories are stylish gifts …
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Inspire yourself with the big AW trends from McElhinneys 1 month ago

Inspire yourself with the big AW trends from McElhinneys

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If you’re looking for a guide on what’s trending this season, look no further than McElhinneys.

2020 has been a year of upheaval for everyone, including the fashion …
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Luxury Irish Holy Communion dress event coming to Donegal 1 month ago

Luxury Irish Holy Communion dress event coming to Donegal

If you’re searching for a special Holy Communion dress for 2021, make sure to book this event at Lough Eske Castle, 11th October:

Irish childrenswear brand Darcybow are Donegal-bound …
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Donegal shines in Irish Made finals 2 months ago

Donegal shines in Irish Made finals

Donegal is very well-represented in this year’s Irish Made Awards – the annual competition by Irish Country Magazine highlighting the best creative businesses and makers across the country.

Local entrepreneurs …
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Meet the young couple facing cancer in style 2 months ago

Meet the young couple facing cancer in style

A young Donegal man and his wife are giving the middle finger to cancer with their punchy accessories company.

Luke Skinnader (aged 28) from Ramelton and Amelia Page (31) from …
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‘Made Local’ campaign shines a light on Donegal designers 3 months ago

‘Made Local’ campaign shines a light on Donegal designers

A new campaign has been launched to boost Ireland’s craft and design industry this year.

Craft makers and retailers are facing unprecedented challenges with a drop in international tourism in …
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Donegal actress celebrating the women that history forgot 3 months ago

Donegal actress celebrating the women that history forgot

Dr Kathleen Lynn, Lady Mary Health, Sybil Connolly, Granuaile – do the names ring a bell?

The Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley may be recognisable, but the stories of the others, …
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Eager shoppers queue for Penneys reopening 5 months ago

Eager shoppers queue for Penneys reopening

Donegal’s Penneys fans were out in force this morning to welcome the reopening of the Letterkenny Shopping Centre store.

The budget fashion store has been one of the most highly-anticipated …
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Creative sisters making face masks fashionable 5 months ago

Creative sisters making face masks fashionable

Three sisters from Letterkenny are covering a new section of the fashion world with their unique face masks.

Anna, Lisa and Molly Kennedy are the designers behind ‘Mask Your Face’ …
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Penneys hamper giveaway raising funds for Donegal Hospice 6 months ago

Penneys hamper giveaway raising funds for Donegal Hospice

Penneys staff in Letterkenny have come up with a charitable idea for anyone who is missing a good big Penneys shop during Covid-19.

Team Penneys Letterkenny are donating three hampers …
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The Donegal-made hairband that doubles as a root cover-up 6 months ago

The Donegal-made hairband that doubles as a root cover-up

Buncrana designer Bernie Murphy has tapped into her creativity to present a stylish solution to covering up roots.

This is the Donegal Flexi ‘Cabin Fever’ Hairband – a uniquely …
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The colourful little Donegal brand that’s brightening ‘quardrobes’ everywhere 7 months ago

The colourful little Donegal brand that’s brightening ‘quardrobes’ everywhere

Stay Hopeful, Be Kind, Be Positive and Love Your Planet are some of the phrases that define the mood of All Things Fiona-Lily.

Founded by Ballyshannon eco-cafe owner Fiona McIntyre, …
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Be You Donegal – A special event for every woman 8 months ago

Be You Donegal – A special event for every woman

Donegal’s first BE YOU event is taking place this March and is set to be a wonderful day out with a difference.

This health, wellness, fashion and beauty event places …
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Glamorous Grainne in the running for VIP Style Award 8 months ago

Glamorous Grainne in the running for VIP Style Award

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Buncrana model Grainne Gallanagh (25) has been announced as a nominee in the VIP Style Awards 2020, one of the biggest events of the Irish fashion calendar.

The beauty queen …
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Beat the beige fatigue: How to add colour to your wardrobe 8 months ago

Beat the beige fatigue: How to add colour to your wardrobe

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For many of us it’s not uncommon to have a wardrobe that is a combination of black, whites and neutrals. This has never been more apparent with the latter seasons …
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Don’t miss Gabrielle’s glam girls night! 9 months ago

Don’t miss Gabrielle’s glam girls night!

Donegal social diarist Gabrielle McMonagle from Gabrielle’s Diary is hosting a fashion night out with McElhinneys in the Orchard Letterkenny on Thursday 5th March.

Gabrielle McMonagle – Gabrielle’s Diary …
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Events: Embracing the new season at McElhinneys 9 months ago

Events: Embracing the new season at McElhinneys

McElhinneys are kicking off the Spring/Summer 2020 season in style with their fashion launch all this weekend.

The spotlight was on the new womenswear collections at last night’s preview, as …
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A winning start to 2020 for Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 9 months ago

A winning start to 2020 for Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

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Patrick Gildea Hairdressing are once again proving they are a cut about the rest after being named as the Best Hair Salon of 2020 in the Irish Enterprise Awards.

This …
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Showcase success for Donegal design companies 10 months ago

Showcase success for Donegal design companies

Showcase Ireland is one of Ireland’s largest international trade fairs, bringing together the best of Ireland’s design and craft sector.

And some Donegal companies are already marking the event as …
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Donegal designers to unveil their latest collections at major expo 10 months ago

Donegal designers to unveil their latest collections at major expo

Now in its 44th year, Showcase is one of Ireland’s largest international trade fairs.

A major event for Ireland’s design and craft sector, the exhibition will see over 2,760 retail businesses …
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Stella McGroarty makes two superb donations to cancer funds 11 months ago

Stella McGroarty makes two superb donations to cancer funds

Donegal Town boutique owner Stella McGroarty has proudly presented the proceeds of her charity fashion show to two very deserving causes.

€3,890 was raised at the Stella Boutique charity gala …
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Five Donegal designers impress in the US 11 months ago

Five Donegal designers impress in the US

Five Donegal designer-makers showcased their incredible creative talents in Philadelphia last weekend when they took part in the gala ‘Straight out of Ireland’ event organised by the Irish Immigration Centre.


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Stella’s Charity Fashion Show total is revealed 12 months ago

Stella’s Charity Fashion Show total is revealed

Stella McGroarty from Stella Boutique Donegal has proudly announced the grand total of her fashion show last week.

An impressive €3,890 was raised at last Sunday’s stylish showcase in Harvey’s …
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Up the ante on your A/W wardrobe 12 months ago

Up the ante on your A/W wardrobe

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Autumnal style is a certain go-to for many of us.  

The idea of thick cashmere knits, burgundy sweater dresses and soft fur trimmed floor length coats makes the art …
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Winter updos at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing: Just add sparkle 12 months ago

Winter updos at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing: Just add sparkle

Party season 2019 is so close now – and for some it’s already here!

I’ve been in the festive mood since the Halloween decorations were put away, and I was …
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Events: Sustainable is in style at Stella’s charity fashion show 12 months ago

Events: Sustainable is in style at Stella’s charity fashion show

Stella McGroarty of Stella Boutique in Donegal Town made a strong fashion statement at Sunday’s charity gala fashion show.

Up to 200 women attended the event in Harvey’s Point …
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Style icon Stella to host superb charity fashion show 12 months ago

Style icon Stella to host superb charity fashion show

It’s definitely time to think about winter fashion and the party season, and one upcoming event will have it all wrapped up!

Stella McGroarty of Stella Boutique in Donegal Town …
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Why FitPink is taking the Donegal fitness world by storm 1 year ago

Why FitPink is taking the Donegal fitness world by storm

A new local brand of sports leggings has become the hottest thing on Instagram this summer, setting a new trend for active clothing that does what it should.

Sports leggings, …
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Donegal’s favourite doll travels the county in style 1 year ago

Donegal’s favourite doll travels the county in style

If you’re looking for homegrown fashion inspiration, then look no further than Lottie!

The popular doll, created by Arklu, has gained a brand new wardrobe designed by some of Donegal’s …
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A great day for Donegal finalists at the Irish Made Awards 1 year ago

A great day for Donegal finalists at the Irish Made Awards

Three creative entrepreneurs from Donegal were counted among Ireland’s top designers today at the Irish Made Awards Ceremony.

Fashion designer Bernie Murphy from Buncrana, homewear designer Eilis Galbraith from Buncrana, …
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Role model Chloe Kennedy stepping out in style for world-record attempt 1 year ago

Role model Chloe Kennedy stepping out in style for world-record attempt

Donegal Rose Chloe Kennedy, 20, is relishing life – and health – after getting the all-clear from cancer in April.

She has had a whirlwind summer representing her county in …
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Donegal student setting a trend for sustainable style switches 1 year ago

Donegal student setting a trend for sustainable style switches

Whether it’s an upcycled outfit, a vintage find or a well-researched investment piece, there are many ways to dress without contributing to the climate change crisis.

And Donegal’s Meg O’Doherty …
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Donegal designers among top finalists in Irish Made Awards 1 year ago

Donegal designers among top finalists in Irish Made Awards

Three designers from Donegal have been named as finalists in the Irish Made Awards – the annual competition highlighting the best creative businesses and makers across the country.

The Irish …
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Events: J’Style’s fabulous fashion fundraiser 1 year ago

Events: J’Style’s fabulous fashion fundraiser

Letterkenny fashionista Jae Sook Lee brought her super style influence to the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday for a fabulous ladies night out.

Jae, who runs the J’Style blog, was …
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Style Study – with Jae Sook Lee of J-Style 1 year ago

Style Study – with Jae Sook Lee of J-Style

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With eye-catching style and a successful blog, Jae Sook Lee has really made her mark on the local fashion scene.

The South Korean native knows a good find, and with …
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Style Study – with makeup artist Charlene Green 1 year ago

Style Study – with makeup artist Charlene Green

Charlene Green is a Makeup Artist ( Bridal Specialist) based in Buncrana. She has been creating makeup looks for the past 8/9 years and loves every minute of it.

You …
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Inspiration for your holiday wardrobe 1 year ago

Inspiration for your holiday wardrobe

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As it is summer and the weather in Ireland is not at its best it is only expected to be jetting off somewhere hot to relax by the pool.


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Marvellous Marguerite flying high with workwear fashion award 1 year ago

Marvellous Marguerite flying high with workwear fashion award

A Donegal fashion student has proven that her creativity is anything but ‘plane’ after being highly commended in the prestigious Professional Clothing Awards.

Marguerite Cowburn from Bruckless redesigned the Aer …
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Letterkenny fashionista hosting charity ladies night out 1 year ago

Letterkenny fashionista hosting charity ladies night out

Local style icon J’Style is hosting a fashion night out in Letterkenny this August in aid of Donegal Down Syndrome.

This fun and fabulous event will be held in the …
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Donegal fashion designer showcases collection in Belfast 1 year ago

Donegal fashion designer showcases collection in Belfast

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Up and coming designer Lorna Curran is taking the fashion industry by storm after showcasing some very interesting designs to commemorate strong women in Irish history.

Lorna is a 22-year-old …
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Trying to find that wedding guest dress? Here are some of our top picks! 1 year ago

Trying to find that wedding guest dress? Here are some of our top picks!

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We all love going to a wedding and getting dressed up and looking fancy but we also get that initial thought of ‘oh god I have to start looking for …
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Events: DEFINE Donegal sets the scene for new local design 1 year ago

Events: DEFINE Donegal sets the scene for new local design

A new wave of fashion and textiles is coming from the designers of Donegal.

How to define that talent is difficult, because the tradition, diversity and progression are ever-changing and …
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How hairbands and hair clips have become the new fashion craze 1 year ago

How hairbands and hair clips have become the new fashion craze

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The latest buzz in fashion has recently been around hair accessories, whether it is hairbands or hair clips, they all help style your outfit. 

When we think on hairbands we …
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Irish bloggers shake up summer with these style trends 1 year ago

Irish bloggers shake up summer with these style trends

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Some very well-known Irish bloggers are at the top of their game regarding their style and the collabs they do with a brand that suits them best.

There have …
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Young Donegal designers take over the red carpet at Cannes 1 year ago

Young Donegal designers take over the red carpet at Cannes

Two talented teens from Donegal were spotted among the celebs and film stars at Cannes Film Festival on their style tour with Junk Kouture.

Lara Jane Doherty from Buncrana and …
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Shannon Dolan crowned Best Hair Stylist in Ulster 1 year ago

Shannon Dolan crowned Best Hair Stylist in Ulster

The popular salon owner was placed in the Top 4 hair stylists in Ireland by RSVP Magazine and best overall in Ulster.

There was high competition in the Hair Awards …
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Kate Middleton seen sporting Donegal clothing in this beautiful photoshoot 1 year ago

Kate Middleton seen sporting Donegal clothing in this beautiful photoshoot

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The Royal family has this week unveiled an eye-catching photo series to showcase a garden co-designed by Kate Middleton for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

But the owner of one Donegal company wasn’t …
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A night of style in store for Donegal Women in Business 1 year ago

A night of style in store for Donegal Women in Business

The non-profit group is teaming up with their sponsors McElhinneys of Ballybofey for a night of fashion and trends – and some stylish networking of course.

The ‘Fashion on the …
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