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Women in Construction programme invites applicants to build their future 22 hours ago

Women in Construction programme invites applicants to build their future

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Rural Enterprise Skillnet is reopening applications for the next edition of its popular Women in Construction programme after a successful launch earlier this year.

This fully-funded full-time programme …
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Muff Liquor’s Laura Bonner honoured as Global Irish Entrepreneur of the Year 22 hours ago

Muff Liquor’s Laura Bonner honoured as Global Irish Entrepreneur of the Year

Greencastle businesswoman Laura Bonnar has been awarded the title of Global Irish Business Entrepreneur of the Year 2024 by the All-Ireland Business Foundation.

The Muff Liquor Company CEO has been …
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Mary-Ellen McGroarty’s fight for girls’ futures in South Sudan 5 days ago

Mary-Ellen McGroarty’s fight for girls’ futures in South Sudan

By  •  News

The below article has been contributed by Mary-Ellen McGroarty, World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director in South Sudan.

A native of Mountcharles, Mary Ellen has many years of humanitarian leadership …
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Nurse’s 50th birthday fundraiser to fund paediatric sensory supports 5 days ago

Nurse’s 50th birthday fundraiser to fund paediatric sensory supports

By  •  Life

Downings woman Barbara Gallagher is adding a meaningful purpose to her milestone 50th birthday celebrations this July.

Instead of traditional gifts, Barbara, a dedicated Senior Enhanced Paediatric Nurse in Letterkenny, …
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Disability advocate Nikki Bradley ready to make ‘serious change’ through the Seanad 6 days ago

Disability advocate Nikki Bradley ready to make ‘serious change’ through the Seanad

Donegal disability advocate Nikki Bradley has been formally introduced as the Taoiseach’s nominee to the Seanad.

Ms Bradley takes the seat vacated by Regina Doherty who was elected as an …
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Food and wine lovers invited on Italian adventure with Chef Manu 6 days ago

Food and wine lovers invited on Italian adventure with Chef Manu

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Sligo-based Chef Manuela Caniglia, in collaboration with KuoreItalia, has launched an unforgettable journey of food and wine in Italy.

With over 20 years of experience in Italy …
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Mummy meet ups become the new highlight of the week 2 weeks ago

Mummy meet ups become the new highlight of the week

Local mums in Donegal are enjoying walks, chats and support thanks to new meet-ups sparked by Killea woman Sinead Feeney.

Healthcare assistant Sinead, aged 26, struggled with post-partum anxiety after …
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Watch: A 20 year dream comes true for Muff Liquor Company founder Laura Bonner 2 weeks ago

Watch: A 20 year dream comes true for Muff Liquor Company founder Laura Bonner

Greencastle woman Laura Bonner was beaming with joy to be surrounded by so many supporters at the Muff Liquor Company brand home launch today.

The award-winning entrepreneur’s 20 year dream …
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Applications open for Donegal’s award-winning female entrepreneurship accelerator 2 weeks ago

Applications open for Donegal’s award-winning female entrepreneurship accelerator

An award-winning business accelerator established to encourage female entrepreneurship in Donegal is now open for applications.

Following the success of the programme over the last four years, Local Enterprise …
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Free school uniform swap shop returns to Castlefin 2 weeks ago

Free school uniform swap shop returns to Castlefin

By  •  Kids

A School Uniform Swap Shop is returning to Castlefin to assist families with back to school costs.

Castlefin Uniform Swap Shop is a pop-up School Uniform Exchange where parents and …
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Fundraising continues as little TJ jets back from successful Budapest trip 2 weeks ago

Fundraising continues as little TJ jets back from successful Budapest trip

By  •  News

Community fundraisers continue this July in support of Donegal girl TJ McDaid’s wish to walk.

Three-year-old TJ arrived back home to Ireland last week after another period of treatment in …
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Women aged 32-35 can avail of free contraception scheme from today 2 weeks ago

Women aged 32-35 can avail of free contraception scheme from today

The Free Contraception Scheme has been expanded from today to include women aged 32-35.

This means that all women aged 17 to 35 are now covered under the scheme.


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Sarah Jessica Parker steps up to support Irish LGBTQ+ campaign 3 weeks ago

Sarah Jessica Parker steps up to support Irish LGBTQ+ campaign

Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker is stepping up to support an Irish Pride fundraiser in true ‘Carrie Bradshaw’ style – with high heels!

The Sex and the City star has …
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€5,000 raised at inspiring women’s multi-sport event 3 weeks ago

€5,000 raised at inspiring women’s multi-sport event

Two women’s charities in Donegal have received the proceeds of Team Donegal Oil’s second Women’s Only Multi-Sport Adventure Challenge.

The outdoor challenge, which took place in Gartan in April, attracted …
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Swifties inspired to follow in the footsteps of Taylor’s Donegal era 3 weeks ago

Swifties inspired to follow in the footsteps of Taylor’s Donegal era

Irish Swifties are gearing up for a sequin-filled weekend as Taylor Swift prepares for her three sold-out Eras Tour shows. But for some fans, the excitement extends beyond the concerts …
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First ‘Molly Bloomsday’ to become annual tradition after spectacular Donegal-Derry events 3 weeks ago

First ‘Molly Bloomsday’ to become annual tradition after spectacular Donegal-Derry events

YES Festival – Ireland’s first cross-border, all women, multi-arts festival – looks set to become an annual event.

The festival welcomed around 20,000 festival goers across Donegal and Derry between …
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Letterkenny woman with MS fighting for adequate local neurology care 3 weeks ago

Letterkenny woman with MS fighting for adequate local neurology care

Neurological patients in Letterkenny and the surrounding regions are enduring pain and financial strain from travelling up to 112km to see a neurologist.

The disadvantages faced by Donegal patients were …
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Get holiday hair ready with these new Voduz travel minis 4 weeks ago

Get holiday hair ready with these new Voduz travel minis

You just can’t beat that sense of pre-holiday excitement as you get ready for a break, whether it’s a fortnight in the sun or a staycation closer to home.

When …
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Events: Donegal Hoteliers celebrate longstanding leader Paul Diver at glitzy gala dinner 4 weeks ago

Events: Donegal Hoteliers celebrate longstanding leader Paul Diver at glitzy gala dinner

The Donegal Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) this week hosted a ‘Thank You Gala Dinner’ in honour of fellow member, Paul Diver.

Mr Diver, owner of the Sandhouse …
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Donegal women to light up new female creativity festival this weekend 1 month ago

Donegal women to light up new female creativity festival this weekend

This weekend, Donegal’s own The Henry Girls will embark on a very special performance to mark a momentous occasion.

As a new day begins on Sunday, June 16th, the …
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Best Director nominee Maria Rushe flying the flag for north west amateur drama in Killarney 1 month ago

Best Director nominee Maria Rushe flying the flag for north west amateur drama in Killarney

Letterkenny Musical Society Director Maria Rushe is headed to Killarney for the prestigious Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) awards, representing the northwest with pride.

The Newtowncunningham woman is nominated …
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Watch: ‘Swiftie’ Aisling’s tears of joy at birthday wish come true! 1 month ago

Watch: ‘Swiftie’ Aisling’s tears of joy at birthday wish come true!

It’s been a long time coming… but Lifford girl Aisling Connolly is on her way to see her all-time favourite popstar after the best birthday surprise ever.

The Taylor Swift …
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Music stars unite for fundraising gig and auction for young Donegal mum 1 month ago

Music stars unite for fundraising gig and auction for young Donegal mum

Stars of Donegal’s music community are coming together for an unmissable evening of entertainment this Sunday, 16th June, at Voodoo Letterkenny.

The fundraiser aims to support the Rodgers and Mc …
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Thérapie Clinic to open its doors in Letterkenny very soon 1 month ago

Thérapie Clinic to open its doors in Letterkenny very soon

By  •  Beauty, News

The medical aesthetic scene in Letterkenny is set to get a glow-up with the arrival of Thérapie Clinic.

The Irish owned company has invested €1M in a 5,000 square foot …
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Maggie’s charity party to honour beloved mum, ‘Queen of Listillion’ Helen McDaid 1 month ago

Maggie’s charity party to honour beloved mum, ‘Queen of Listillion’ Helen McDaid

By  •  Events

Well-known Letterkenny woman Maggie McDaid Pyper is turning her 60th birthday into a very special charity event.

Maggie, known for her fundraising efforts, is dedicating her birthday to celebrating the …
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20 women’s groups in Donegal to share over €41,000 in new grants 1 month ago

20 women’s groups in Donegal to share over €41,000 in new grants

A total of 20 women’s groups in Donegal have been allocated a total of €41,000 in Government grant funding.

It’s part of a round of grant funding for over 500 …
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Donegal women power through Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 1 month ago

Donegal women power through Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon

Donegal was very well represented on the streets of Dublin at the sold-out Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon.

From top 10 finishes to amazing personal achievements, Donegal women triumphed among the …
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‘Smiley Eileey’ graduates as one of Ireland’s newest dentists 1 month ago

‘Smiley Eileey’ graduates as one of Ireland’s newest dentists

Dr. Eileen McGlinchey has a reason to be beaming after graduating as one of Ireland’s newest dentists.

The Ardara native, now living in Letterkenny, received her dental degree from Cork …
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Drumkeen woman introduced as Donegal’s newest solicitor 1 month ago

Drumkeen woman introduced as Donegal’s newest solicitor

By  •  Careers, News

Donegal’s newest solicitor has been formally introduced as the county’s newest practising solicitor.

Drumkeen woman Dympna Gallinagh was welcomed to her role at Letterkenny District Court.

Ms Gallinagh is working …
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Inishowen poet Lorraine Carey to host maritime-themed writers’ workshop 1 month ago

Inishowen poet Lorraine Carey to host maritime-themed writers’ workshop

By  •  Events

Greencastle poet and artist Lorraine Carey is set to return to her roots in Inishowen to lead a special maritime-themed writing workshop.

The ‘Spindrift and Sea Salt’ event will …
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The versatile lippy every woman over 30 needs in her life 1 month ago

The versatile lippy every woman over 30 needs in her life

Women over 30, 40, 50 and beyond, whilst we may be very much young at heart, the physical signs of getting older are making an appearance. 

As collagen production takes …
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Events: Love Island’s Farmer Will parties in the hills of Donegal at BPerfect megastore bash 2 months ago

Events: Love Island’s Farmer Will parties in the hills of Donegal at BPerfect megastore bash

Continuing their mission to revamp Megastores nationwide, beauty brand BPerfect Cosmetics, has unveiled their re-imagined Megastore in Letterkenny Shopping Centre.

The grand re-opening event featured an exciting lineup of guests, …
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From Curtains to Couture: ATU Donegal fashion students showcase eco-conscious collections 2 months ago

From Curtains to Couture: ATU Donegal fashion students showcase eco-conscious collections

ATU Donegal’s BA Fashion Design with Promotion students made a sustainable statement this Wednesday, transforming the university canteen into a runway for their end-of-year collections.

The showcase, themed around …
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Donegal grandmother (92) reaching new heights for youth mental health 2 months ago

Donegal grandmother (92) reaching new heights for youth mental health

By  •  News

An inspirational grandmother from Donegal is taking a huge leap to save young lives.

Kay Sinclair, aged 92, from Donegal Town is braving a ‘Skydive for Life’ on 20th July …
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Award-winning artist to open Moville’s first art gallery 2 months ago

Award-winning artist to open Moville’s first art gallery

By  •  Life

Award-winning Inishowen artist Rikki Louise van den Berg is thrilled to unveil Moville’s first-ever art gallery, the Glen Art Studio and Gallery. The grand opening takes place on Saturday, June …
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‘There is no safe place’ – Donegal woman fundraising for family trapped in Gaza 2 months ago

‘There is no safe place’ – Donegal woman fundraising for family trapped in Gaza

By  •  News

‘All Eyes on Rafah’ are the words spreading across social media today following a deadly Israeli attack on a tent camp for refugees in Gaza’s southern city, claiming 45 Palestinian …
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Donegal woman urges Irish people to use their vote in the European election 2 months ago

Donegal woman urges Irish people to use their vote in the European election

Donegal native Fionnuala Croker is heading an EU campaign to get Irish people voting in the European elections.

The Annagry woman head of office (acting) at the European Parliament …
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Empower Her: Donegal women ready to break barriers in politics 2 months ago

Empower Her: Donegal women ready to break barriers in politics

An ‘EMPOWER HER’ event at Donegal County Council last Friday provided a platform for women to voice their aspirations, share their concerns, and work towards a more inclusive political landscape. …
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Community rallies around brave Castlefin teen 2 months ago

Community rallies around brave Castlefin teen

By  •  News

The community in east Donegal is rallying around brave Castlefin cancer fighter, Maisie Simpson (13).

Just a few weeks ago, the GAA-loving teen was diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer. Maisie is …
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Unleashing the pawsitives in volunteering for Irish Guide Dogs 2 months ago

Unleashing the pawsitives in volunteering for Irish Guide Dogs

By  •  Life

Three adorable pups have arrived in Donegal to embark on the first year of their extraordinary and important lives.

Bowie, Becky and Betsie aren’t just cute 10-week-old pups, but three …
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M&S’ brand new 2024 Summer Beauty Bag is a total bargain 2 months ago

M&S’ brand new 2024 Summer Beauty Bag is a total bargain

M&S’ 12-piece Summer Beauty Bag has just hit shelves and it’s good – as in ‘add to basket right now’ good.

The gift set is available to Irish customers for …
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Special Olympian Vicki the toast of Donegal

By  •  News

Special Olympian Vicki McGill was the toast of Donegal on Thursday night after receiving a Civic Reception.

The members of the Letterkenny/Milford Municipal District were delighted to confer a …
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Gallery: Maria McCormack sets out to make waves with new music station 2 months ago

Gallery: Maria McCormack sets out to make waves with new music station

Music pulsed from Devlin Hall in Letterkenny today as talented local artists celebrated the launch of Over the West Radio.

Founded by Letterkenny singer-songwriter Maria McCormack, the online station offers …
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Patrick Gildea Hairdressing crowned Best Salon in Ulster! 2 months ago

Patrick Gildea Hairdressing crowned Best Salon in Ulster!

By  •  Hair

Patrick Gildea Hairdressing continues to reign supreme in the northwest after scooping two coveted awards from Ireland’s leading Celebrity Magazine RSVP.

The Letterkenny salon was named ‘The Best Hair Salon …
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Donegal woman behind first all-island women founders summit 2 months ago

Donegal woman behind first all-island women founders summit

Donegal-based innovation adviser and tech entrepreneur, Mary McKenna, is preparing to open Ireland’s first all-island summit for female founders next Monday.

Mary is chairperson of Awaken Hub, the organisers …
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The Hopeful Kind delivers catchy sophomore single 2 months ago

The Hopeful Kind delivers catchy sophomore single

Fresh off the success of their debut single, indie outfit The Hopeful Kind is back with a second offering.

‘The Right Way’ is the follow-up single of The Hopeful Kind, …
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‘Empower Her’ seminar in Lifford to tackle barriers for women in politics 2 months ago

‘Empower Her’ seminar in Lifford to tackle barriers for women in politics

By  •  News

Donegal County Council will host the ‘EMPOWER HER’ seminar this month, aimed at exploring strategies to enhance female representation in politics.

The event which is …
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Claire’s Self Care Wellness Fair to raise funds for brave friend Olivia Robb 2 months ago

Claire’s Self Care Wellness Fair to raise funds for brave friend Olivia Robb

A powerful wellness and community event returns to Letterkenny this May with the second annual ‘Self Care Wellness Fair’.

The free fundraising fair takes place at the Silver Tassie Hotel …
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Gaoth Dobhair singer HannahB takes next step to stardom 2 months ago

Gaoth Dobhair singer HannahB takes next step to stardom

A young Gaoth Dobhair singer/songwriter is on the cusp of the biggest gig of her career this week.

Hannah Mc Fadden isn’t just headlining a hometown show at The Social …
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‘You are not alone’ – Letterkenny Darkness into Light walk leads with message of support and hope 2 months ago

‘You are not alone’ – Letterkenny Darkness into Light walk leads with message of support and hope

Communities across Donegal will be rising and shining as beacons of hope this Saturday to walk from Darkness into Light for Pieta.

The Letterkenny sunrise walk is the largest in …
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