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Local women invited to share real-life stories about breastfeeding 17 hours ago

Local women invited to share real-life stories about breastfeeding

A Donegal researcher has issued a call for women to contribute real-life stories about breastfeeding for a new app.

The new app is being developed to assist women from Donegal …
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Miss Donegal raises over €2,000 for Little Angels 21 hours ago

Miss Donegal raises over €2,000 for Little Angels

By  •  News

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 21 hours ago

Liz is on song with first global community for trad teachers

By  •  News

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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Virtual networking for a great cause! 23 hours ago

Virtual networking for a great cause!

A unique virtual networking event is being held this week in aid of the North West Simon Community.

‘Lets Meet For A Coffee’ events began last year, and featured 40 …
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Donegal Women in Business Network welcomes new Facilitator 4 days ago

Donegal Women in Business Network welcomes new Facilitator

By  •  Business

The Donegal Women in Business Network is delighted to introduced its new network facilitator – Caitriona Sinnott.

Caitriona Sinnott and has over 20 years’ experience working predominantly in the business sector. During …
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Breast Cancer Survivors urge women to ‘Care for your Pair’ 4 days ago

Breast Cancer Survivors urge women to ‘Care for your Pair’

Breast cancer survivors from around the country are urging women to join the Care for Your Pair movement, learn the warning signs for breast cancer and speak to two loved …
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Donegal woman appointed Chancellor of Dublin City University 5 days ago

Donegal woman appointed Chancellor of Dublin City University

Dublin City University has today announced the appointment of Brid Horan as the new Chancellor of the university.

Brid Horan, a native of Donegal, has over 30 years’ experience in …
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What’s On: Culture Night 2021 in Donegal 5 days ago

What’s On: Culture Night 2021 in Donegal

By  •  News

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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Pub of the Year award scooped by the Olde Glen Bar 6 days ago

Pub of the Year award scooped by the Olde Glen Bar

By  •  Life

A Donegal pub is fast becoming a foodie favourite after being named Pub of the Year in the Georgina Campbell Irish food and hospitality awards 2021.

The prestigious awards are …
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Donegal mum’s appeal to give ‘miracle’ baby girl her best chance 6 days ago

Donegal mum’s appeal to give ‘miracle’ baby girl her best chance

By  •  Life

A Donegal mum is on a mission to give her baby girl the best possible start to a life with spina bifida.

Claire Mc Daid from Drumkeen and her partner …
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Nikki Bradley’s brave decision 1 week ago

Nikki Bradley’s brave decision

A new phase of life awaits for Donegal’s Nikki Bradley, who has announced a major medical decision this week.

The well-known adaptive adventurer and cancer survivor is to have her …
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Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh making science fun in new children’s series 1 week ago

Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh making science fun in new children’s series

Gaoth Dobhair actress Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh is set to host a new children’s television series, launching on TG4 at the end of September.

Brídín will present ‘An Bhfuil a Fhios …
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Amazing Amy’s lockdown challenge raises over €4,000 1 week ago

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

By  •  News

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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Travel. Eat. Sleep. Yoga. Repeat! 2 weeks ago

Travel. Eat. Sleep. Yoga. Repeat!

Looking to stay healthy and active on holiday but want ample time to rest and unwind too?

Look no further than TD active’s Algarve Yoga Holiday in partnership with MOONSyoga. Their Product …
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Travel: Four must-see places to explore in the Italian Lake District 2 weeks ago

Travel: Four must-see places to explore in the Italian Lake District

The Italian Lake District is the perfect escape for those looking for a holiday in Italy full of relaxation, beauty and culture, amid a stunning natural backdrop. From the picturesque scenery to …
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Covid-19 vaccines available for women at any stage of pregnancy 2 weeks ago

Covid-19 vaccines available for women at any stage of pregnancy

By  •  Health

Women at any stage of pregnancy are being offered an mRNA vaccine from today.

The HSE is encouraging pregnant women to take up the COVID-19 vaccine when it is offered, …
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Careers: Thinking about starting a side hustle? 2 weeks ago

Careers: Thinking about starting a side hustle?

Are you the type of person who when you spot a gift or talent in a person you will let them know immediately? I am! I cannot help myself but …
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Wedding website with a difference launches in Donegal 2 weeks ago

Wedding website with a difference launches in Donegal

There was big excitement at the weekend as a new wedding website was launched by Donegal Media Works. 

Savethedateweddings.ie went ‘live’ last Friday night and to celebrate the launch they …
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Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final 2 weeks ago

Young women do Donegal proud in Miss Ireland final

By  •  Events

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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Charity at the heart of Jude’s 100 mile journey 3 weeks ago

Charity at the heart of Jude’s 100 mile journey

By  •  Life

A Donegal woman is about to embark on an inspirational challenge for a charity that is literally very close to her heart. 

Jude Bromley from Raphoe is a very caring …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s life, loves and passions shared in new TV series 3 weeks ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s life, loves and passions shared in new TV series

Renowned Donegal musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh is kicking off a brand new series of TG4’s landmark music series ‘Sé mo Laoch’ on Sunday September 12th

The Gaoth Dobhair woman stars …
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Rosie’s exciting plans to mark diabetes milestone 3 weeks 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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Donegal women rethinking fast fashion 3 weeks ago

Donegal women rethinking fast fashion

By  •  Style

Two Donegal women will be appearing on our TV screens soon in a new series on sustainable fashion.

Letterkenny Presenter Caoimhe Ní Chathail is co-host of a new BBC2 NI …
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BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today 4 weeks ago

BreastCheck returns to Donegal Town today

By  •  News

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 4 weeks ago

Eight poor fitness habits you can fix now

By  •  News

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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Unique women’s clothes shop ‘pops-up’ in Donegal Town 4 weeks ago

Unique women’s clothes shop ‘pops-up’ in Donegal Town

A new shop has opened its door on Water Street, Donegal Town, stocking original, unworn pieces from the 90s and 00s Atlantic collection.

Hannah Quinn is the person who is …
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Miss Donegal’s coffee morning raises a sweet €1,000 for Little Angels 1 month ago

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

By  •  News

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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Geraldine’s beautiful tribute to family on first anniversary 1 month ago

Geraldine’s beautiful tribute to family on first anniversary

By  •  Life

Geraldine Mullan has said she is just “heartbroken beyond words” as she marks the first anniversary of her family’s passing.

Geraldine’s beloved husband John as well as son Tomás and …
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Competition: Win a €500 holiday voucher with Travel Department! 1 month ago

Competition: Win a €500 holiday voucher with Travel Department!

Donegal Woman has teamed up with guided group holiday company Travel Department to bring you special offers on unforgettable holidays.

This exciting partnership brings readers exclusive offers, news and travel …
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Fitness: Is spot reduction real? 1 month ago

Fitness: Is spot reduction real?

By  •  Fitness

Spot reduction is where people try and use certain exercises to burn fat from stubborn areas of the body. 

An example of this would be people who do loads of …
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Donegal entrepreneurs inspire others to join ACORNS 1 month ago

Donegal entrepreneurs inspire others to join ACORNS

Donegal entrepreneurs are encouraging others from the county to join the latest cycle of ACORNS – a highly-successful development initiative to support early-stage female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland. 

If …
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Hope as Donegal mum begins cancer treatment in US 1 month ago

Hope as Donegal mum begins cancer treatment in US

By  •  Health

A Donegal mother has started specialist lifesaving cancer treatment in America thanks to the success of a community fundraiser.

Vivienne Lynch-McDaid (48), from Buncrana, needs to undergo eight cycles of …
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Let’s tell the world why we #LoveDonegal 1 month ago

Let’s tell the world why we #LoveDonegal

By  •  News

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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Kathryn’s delightful Donegal holiday to feature on RTE 1 month ago

Kathryn’s delightful Donegal holiday to feature on RTE

The delights of Donegal are in the spotlight this weekend in a new series of the RTE travel show ‘No Place Like Home’.

The programme follows presenter Kathryn Thomas on a …
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Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan 1 month ago

Donegal woman dedicated to helping people in Afghanistan

By  •  News

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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Swapping hairbrushes for paint brushes 1 month ago

Swapping hairbrushes for paint brushes

By  •  Life

A Donegal hairdresser has found highlights in lockdown after creating her own collection of artwork.

Jacinta Callaghan from Kerrykeel has been a hairdresser for 40 years, and an artist for …
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Donegal man dedicates proudest moment to his late wife 1 month 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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Exclusive discount on Italian holidays with Travel Department! 1 month ago

Exclusive discount on Italian holidays with Travel Department!

Donegal Woman has teamed up with guided group holiday company Travel Department to bring you special offers on unforgettable holidays!

As vaccines reopen the world of travel, we wanted to …
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FitPink springs into Victoria Square Belfast 1 month ago

FitPink springs into Victoria Square Belfast

Donegal athleisure brand FitPink is about to open its first permanent brick-and-mortar store at Victoria Square in the heart of Belfast.

Founded in 2019 by Jenni Timony, FitPink is a …
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Experience Sicily – A holiday you can’t refuse 1 month ago

Experience Sicily – A holiday you can’t refuse

by Michelle Jackson

There are places that make you feel as if you’ve escaped from the rest of the world and Sicily, formed by its myriad of cultures, is one …
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Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment 1 month ago

Community rushes to support Donegal mum’s cancer treatment

By  •  Health, News

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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Top 20 lifetime travel experiences 2 months ago

Top 20 lifetime travel experiences

In 2020 and 2021 many of our travel plans had to be postponed, but we can make 2022 an extra special year with plenty to look forward to.

It’s time …
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Why you should consider a guided tour for your next escape 2 months ago

Why you should consider a guided tour for your next escape

The world was once a daunting place, an expansive challenge to navigate, where travelling was much harder; you had to be good at reading a map, adept at overcoming language …
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Donegal sisters launch stunning new sustainable swimwear brand 2 months ago

Donegal sisters launch stunning new sustainable swimwear brand

Two sisters from Donegal have launched a new swimwear brand for us to feel good while protecting the planet.

Áine Boyle, who is originally from Gartan, and her sister Sally …
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Country star Sinead Black lands new presenting role 2 months ago

Country star Sinead Black lands new presenting role

Letterkenny singer Sinead Black has made her presenting debut in a new role on Fresh Country TV.

Sinead is hosting a new hour-long country music video show, which airs worldwide …
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Miss Donegal Kirsty proud to support Donegal Hospice 2 months ago

Miss Donegal Kirsty proud to support Donegal Hospice

Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell has proudly donated over €1,400 to Donegal Hospice.

The Letterkenny student ran a popular draw in collaboration with G&G Salon, where one lucky person won Phi Brows, …
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Sunkissed waves by Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 2 months ago

Sunkissed waves by Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

By  •  Hair

Has anyone else noticed how much the heatwave dried out hair? The recent hot weather put the idea of lightened beachy waves into my mind, but I definitely needed some …
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Five great reasons to exercise (that have nothing to do with weight loss) 2 months ago

Five great reasons to exercise (that have nothing to do with weight loss)

By  •  Health

Exercise and weight loss tend to go hand in hand. 

Whenever people think of exercise, the majority tend to be using it as a tool for getting or staying in …
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A new tale begins for Castles in the Air Press 2 months ago

A new tale begins for Castles in the Air Press

By  •  Life

An exciting new chapter has begun for Irish duo Órla Carr and Clare Appezzato as they publish their debut ebook from their independent press, Castles in the Air.

Órla, a …
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‘Dr McDreamy’ gives Donegal brand some peak promotion 2 months ago

‘Dr McDreamy’ gives Donegal brand some peak promotion

Hollywood star Patrick Dempsey has given one Donegal company a super shoutout on social media.

The actor, best known as “Dr McDreamy” from Grey’s Anatomy, is sporting some Hanna Hats …
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