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Congratulations pour in as Clare Clothing celebrates 21 years in business 1 day ago

Congratulations pour in as Clare Clothing celebrates 21 years in business

Clare McNickle has a lot to celebrate today. Not only is she welcoming customers back to her boutique for the first time this year, she is also celebrating 21 years …
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McElhinneys celebrates 50 years in business with special sale weekend 3 weeks ago

McElhinneys celebrates 50 years in business with special sale weekend

McElhinneys is celebrating 50 years in business with a big Birthday Bash all this weekend exclusively online.

After an unforgettable past year, the award-winning team in McElhinneys are delighted to …
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Showbiz celeb Nadine Reid settles into Donegal life in style! 1 month ago

Showbiz celeb Nadine Reid settles into Donegal life in style!

By  •  Style, Videos

TV host Nadine Reid is clearly relishing her new life in Ramelton.

Nadine, best known from Virgin Media shows such as Xpose and The Six O’Clock Show, made the move …
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LYIT students step out in style for fashion show fundraiser 1 month ago

LYIT students step out in style for fashion show fundraiser

The creative students of LYIT’s Fashion with Promotion degree are on a race to the runway this April.

The graduating Fashion with Promotion students are each walking 100km this month …
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Donegal designers invited to enter Irish Made Awards 2 months ago

Donegal designers invited to enter Irish Made Awards

Irish Country Magazine has launched the fifth annual Irish Made Awards with the two fitting new sponsors for 2021 – Guaranteed Irish and the Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI).

Going green is no longer just for St. …
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The catwalk calls for Holly Mc Crea 3 months ago

The catwalk calls for Holly Mc Crea

Donegal Town woman Holly Mc Crea is celebrating signing with one of Ireland’s top modeling agencies.

The 24-year-old teacher and influencer has joined Catwalk Modeling Agency, marking a dream come …
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Knot your average knitted jumpers 3 months ago

Knot your average knitted jumpers

By  •  Style

A new Donegal brand is putting a twist on tradition by updating the classic Aran knit.

Moss + Cable, founded by Bruckless native Siobhan Mc Kenna, focuses on sustainable production …
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Fashion scholarship awarded to creative Carndonagh student 3 months ago

Fashion scholarship awarded to creative Carndonagh student

By  •  Style

One of the creators of Ireland’s winning Junk Kouture project has been awarded a scholarship in Fashion Design at Griffith College.

‘Synergy’ by Robyn O’Donnell, Orlaith Doherty, Brónach Harkin from …
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Donegal students’ time to shine in Junk Kouture final 3 months ago

Donegal students’ time to shine in Junk Kouture final

By  •  Style

It will be lights, camera, action for Deele College finalists Rachel Gibson, team member Chloe Dowds & Aoife Brogan as the grand final of Junk Kouture 2020.

The show will …
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Local mask makers covering new ground 3 months ago

Local mask makers covering new ground

Donegal’s Mask Your Face brand is expanding into new territories with new collections for 2021.

It began as a side project of three creative Letterkenny sisters – Anna, Lisa and …
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Top Donegal knitwear brands set for virtual showcase 4 months ago

Top Donegal knitwear brands set for virtual showcase

Two iconic Donegal knitwear companies, Fisherman Out Of Ireland and Bonner Of Ireland, will target international buyers this week as they feature in Showcase Ireland’s Creative Expo.

The event will …
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Online Alternative: Fadó charity shop unlocks web potential 6 months ago

Online Alternative: Fadó charity shop unlocks web potential

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Spraoi agus Spórt in Carndonagh have partnered with Dublin-based start-up company Thriftify to launch a new online version of its Fadó charity shop.

The new online store connects one of …
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Exciting collaboration makes waves at Fanad Lighthouse 6 months ago

Exciting collaboration makes waves at Fanad Lighthouse

Fanad Lighthouse has teamed up with Donegal designer Fiona Herbst to create an original and exclusive collection of jewellery featuring the iconic landmark. 

The collection uses colour and form to …
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Magee weaving digital into quality local brand 6 months ago

Magee weaving digital into quality local brand

One of Donegal’s most iconic brands and businesses, Magee of Donegal, is keeping local customer service a top priority while they adjust their structure for 2020’s challenges.

With #BuyDonegalWeekend just one day …
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Donegal women show that sustainability is a stylish step forward 7 months ago

Donegal women show that sustainability is a stylish step forward

Fashion doesn’t have to cost the earth, and each of us can make a difference to our planet – that’s the message from two Donegal businesswomen who are teaming up …
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Donegal ‘needs to stand proud’ as local design leads the way in WOOL Showcase 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 8 months ago

Inspire yourself with the big AW trends from McElhinneys

By  •  Style

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 8 months 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

By  •  Style

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! 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

A winning start to 2020 for Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

By  •  News, Style

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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

Up the ante on your A/W wardrobe

By  •  Style

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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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