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The New Year’s decision that saved Olivia Bradley 4 years ago

The New Year’s decision that saved Olivia Bradley

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Olivia, a Donegal woman from the Crossroads, has just completed a jog from Dublin to Donegal. She made this 16-day journey to mark one of the toughest roads she has …
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How about a Saturday stretch-out at this Pilates Reformathon? 4 years ago

How about a Saturday stretch-out at this Pilates Reformathon?

JT Physiotherapy in Letterkenny are holding a Reformathon on Saturday June 10th.

On this special day, all Reformer classes and Physiotherapy appointments at the clinic will be held in aid of the No Barriers …
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A Bank Holiday challenge to remember creative mum Maeve 4 years ago

A Bank Holiday challenge to remember creative mum Maeve

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Aoife O’Connor (20) a student at Dublin City University, is leading a team of nine women in the race to remember her mother Maeve, whose one-year anniversary will be held …
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Man says goodbye to wife to go on ‘A Bit of a Walk’ 4 years ago

Man says goodbye to wife to go on ‘A Bit of a Walk’

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Jack O’Donohue, from Dublin, plans to walk all 2,500kms of the Wild Atlantic Way in support of the Children’s Medical Research Foundation providing vital funds to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital …
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Are you ready to relay? 4 years ago

Are you ready to relay?

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Many people from all across the northwest and beyond will be uniting for special reasons to take part in Relay For Life Donegal 2017.

The sixth annual fundraising, celebrating and …
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Abu Dhabi Rose to spread magic of Donegal charity 4 years ago

Abu Dhabi Rose to spread magic of Donegal charity

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The Victoria Thompson Memorial Fund and Scholarship are delighted to announce that Abu Dhabi Rose Niamh Kelly, from Co Clare, is going to represent their charity, when she travels to …
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Look Good, Do Good: Get ‘blown away’ for Childline at these local salons 4 years ago

Look Good, Do Good: Get ‘blown away’ for Childline at these local salons

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The campaign which is now in its second year, will see participating salons donating the cost of a blow dry to Childline.

Each year, Childline receives 400,000 calls from children …
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Donegal women sparkle and shimmy for World Belly Dance Day 4 years ago

Donegal women sparkle and shimmy for World Belly Dance Day

A group of local women are set to amaze with Arabic dance moves at a special celebration in Derry on Friday, May 12th.

The Donegal dancers will be forming part …
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New BUMBLEance comes to the rescue for first Donegal baby 4 years ago

New BUMBLEance comes to the rescue for first Donegal baby

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Nine-month-old Oisin Boyle from Glenties was the first special ‘King Bee’ from the county to be taken on the Children’s Ambulance Service. Little Oisin, who has a brain disorder, travelled …
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Dancer Megan plans country night in memory of her wonderful aunt Winnie 4 years ago

Dancer Megan plans country night in memory of her wonderful aunt Winnie

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Winne McCauley was a much-loved Donegal woman who passed away before Christmas 2016. Through her life, she had a great impact on two communities in Ray, Falcarragh and Aranmore island, …
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Be one of the 1,000 to make a difference at the Womens Mini-Marathon 4 years ago

Be one of the 1,000 to make a difference at the Womens Mini-Marathon

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This is your chance to join a merry troupe of 1,000 ladies taking part in the One in 1,000 campaign  ̶  see www.onein1000.ie.

The mini-marathon takes place over a 10K …
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Burtonport siblings take to the skies to raise funds for homeless charity 4 years ago

Burtonport siblings take to the skies to raise funds for homeless charity

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The siblings are originally from Burtonport, with Ossian now being based in Letterkenny and Rhiannon working in support services in Dublin.

Speaking to Donegal Woman, Rhiannon explained; “I decided to …
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Hop over to Arranmore this weekend for a special Easter event 4 years ago

Hop over to Arranmore this weekend for a special Easter event

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The annual Arranmore Walk of Remembrance takes place this Saturday. Here, organiser Elaine Boyle tells the story of the walk and what to expect from this year’s special event:

Well …
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Will you be a Superhero for Special Olympics Ireland? 4 years ago

Will you be a Superhero for Special Olympics Ireland?

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This year’s theme is ‘Currently Seeking Superheroes’ with the goal of recruiting volunteers to help on the day and inspiring the wider community to give what they can.

Special Olympics …
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Walk through the woods as dawn breaks for Darkness Into Light 2017 4 years ago

Walk through the woods as dawn breaks for Darkness Into Light 2017

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Pieta House’s annual Darkness Into Light (DIL) annual fundraising and awareness event is set to take place this year on May 6th 2017. This year, there will have roughly 150 …
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Top chefs clash in charity cook-off 4 years ago

Top chefs clash in charity cook-off

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The live celebrity chef cook-off in Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel takes place this 27th April at 8pm.

Guests will arrive to a glass of bubbly, overlooking Lough Foyle and watch the masters …
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North West 10K to fundraise for Rape Crisis Centre and Friends of Abbey Village 4 years ago

North West 10K to fundraise for Rape Crisis Centre and Friends of Abbey Village

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The organizing committee is asking runners and walkers to register online now at www.northwest10k.com for the charity event, which takes place on Sunday the 30th of April.

The two benefiting …
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Pictures: Rundonegal Women’s 5K brings pink power to the Finn Valley 4 years ago

Pictures: Rundonegal Women’s 5K brings pink power to the Finn Valley

The RunDonegal Women’s 5K aimed to raise vital funds for the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund was established in honour of Glencolmcille …
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Sweet success! Cupcake Fantasy Fashion show raises €6,000 for charity 4 years ago

Sweet success! Cupcake Fantasy Fashion show raises €6,000 for charity

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The Cup Cake Fantasy Charity Fashion Show in Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel on Sunday March 5th was a colourful mixture of style and sweetness as guests enjoyed baked delights …
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Amazing Alana gave it her all to help Haiti 4 years ago

Amazing Alana gave it her all to help Haiti

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St Patrick’s Day was the defining day for Buncrana native Alana Mc Conalogue as she got into the ring to show her strength in a white collar boxing match. Alana is …
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Who’s that girl? Sarah Kennedy is unrecognisable in 70s shoot in Ardara 4 years ago

Who’s that girl? Sarah Kennedy is unrecognisable in 70s shoot in Ardara

Donegal model Sarah Kennedy and Belfast native Jake Woods were styled up as 70s rockers for a shoot ahead of the Homage Charity Fashion Show. The Rock n Roll themed …
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Life-changing scholarships awarded in memory of magical baby Victoria 4 years ago

Life-changing scholarships awarded in memory of magical baby Victoria

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Comedian Tommy Tiernan presented two NUI Galway nursing students studying the new Masters in Children’s Palliative and Complex Care with the scholarships which will impact many young lives.

The event …
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Neven Maguire brings entertaining food demo to Donegal 4 years ago

Neven Maguire brings entertaining food demo to Donegal

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The chef will be giving an expert cookery demonstration at Jackson’s Hotel, Ballybofey on March 16th, 2017. He will be sharing some of his top mouth-watering recipes and revealing some …
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Michael Murphy wants us all to help grant wishes 4 years ago

Michael Murphy wants us all to help grant wishes

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Make-A-Wish Ireland made six lifetime memories for sick children and their families in Donegal last year. They need just 25 local volunteers on 31st March to continue this work.

Twenty-five …
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Small community makes big €7,000 charity donation 4 years ago

Small community makes big €7,000 charity donation

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Four causes will benefit from the €7,000+ funds raised by the island community on February 18th. Up to 200 locals enjoyed an unforgettable night of music and games in Early’s …
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Sweetness and style at the Cup Cake Fantasy charity fashion show 4 years ago

Sweetness and style at the Cup Cake Fantasy charity fashion show

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More than 300 guests enjoyed evening tea while admiring the latest SS17 collections from Topher Lily, McElhinneys, Zuba, Magee of Donegal, Stella Boutique, The Irish House, Get That Trend, Peters …
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Alana prepares for battle in Bahrain 4 years ago

Alana prepares for battle in Bahrain

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The Fitness and Nutrition Consultant who is from Dunree, near Buncrana, is currently training to be fighting fit for a white collar match on St. Patrick’s Day to raise money …
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Donegal student honoured for inspirational volunteer work 4 years ago

Donegal student honoured for inspirational volunteer work

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Aoife Gillespie has been chosen for her outstanding acts of volunteerism and the positive contribution she makes in her local community.

Aoife is a sixth year student at St Columba’s College, …
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Donegal beauty therapists wanted to help cancer patients feel better 4 years ago

Donegal beauty therapists wanted to help cancer patients feel better

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The Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) programme is a fun volunteering opportunity for people in the beauty industry. Volunteers host pamper workshops for women to improve the wellbeing and self-confidence of women …
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How about pancakes topped with some goodwill? 4 years ago

How about pancakes topped with some goodwill?

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The Happy Camper Cafe at Cooneys in Letterkenny are hosting a special Pancake Tuesday event in aid of iCAN Ireland. iCAN is a volunteer and parent lead network who help …
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“If you’re not feeling right, go and get checked out” 4 years ago

“If you’re not feeling right, go and get checked out”

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The 2017 Rundonegal Women’s 5k takes place on the 2nd April at 11am at the Finn Valley Centre in Stranorlar.

This year, the 5K will raise funds for the charity …
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PJs at school? Donegal woman Teresa Heeney says it’s okay for one day! 4 years ago

PJs at school? Donegal woman Teresa Heeney says it’s okay for one day!

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National Pyjama Day 2017 takes place in creches and preschools nationwide on Friday 3rd March.

Teresa Heeney from Ballybofey, the CEO of Early Childhood Ireland, has thanked the 50,000 children …
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Roisin sets big goals as she builds up for the big 5-0 4 years ago

Roisin sets big goals as she builds up for the big 5-0

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She is marking a special birthday year in her life by taking on a huge personal goal and a challenge to help others. This October, Roisin will be travelling to …
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It’s going to be raining Donegal women! 4 years ago

It’s going to be raining Donegal women!

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The Swilly Group team are taking to the skies on April 1st for a thrilling Tandem Sky Dive from 13,000ft.

The nine women in the team are Tracy McVeigh, Demi McVeigh, …
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Celebrating the international work of Sister Angela 4 years ago

Celebrating the international work of Sister Angela

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Sister Angela Brennan marked her 60th Jubilee in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Center, 10 Pinesbridge Road, Ossining, New York on Sunday February 12th.

She is one of …
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Mothers of Arranmore host a big event to say a ‘wee thank you’ 4 years ago

Mothers of Arranmore host a big event to say a ‘wee thank you’

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This event on Saturday February 18th is an exciting highlight on the calendar of a group of Arranmore women and is a big talking point among the islanders. Live music, …
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The cutest canine couples are looking for forever homes 4 years ago

The cutest canine couples are looking for forever homes

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The charity is making a very specific and very touching request by looking to give four pairs of Golden Retrievers a forever home.

The middle-aged dogs cannot be separated from their …
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Relay for Life gains global attention 4 years ago

Relay for Life gains global attention

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As the countdown continues to this year’s Donegal Relay for Life its impact on a global scale can be gauged by the confirmation that a group from the United States …
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BUMBLEance day for ‘Brave little sunshine’ Órán 4 years ago

BUMBLEance day for ‘Brave little sunshine’ Órán

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Xperia Hair & Beauty in Glencar Letterkenny are holding a fundraising weekend on Friday 10th – Saturday 11th February in memory of a brave Donegal boy.

Little Órán Nibbs (7) from Trentagh …
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Big plans and hopes to honour the wishes of Brid Carr 4 years ago

Big plans and hopes to honour the wishes of Brid Carr

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Women of Donegal will be out in force running and walking the RunDonegal Women’s 5K this April to support a local charity for women.

The annual event will be held …
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Patrick Lee makes his community proud 4 years ago

Patrick Lee makes his community proud

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Patrick Lee McGinley from Termon organised a sponsored head shave, raffle and coffee morning in aid of the Irish Kidney Association last December. Patrick Lee, who is 11 years old, …
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Kind knitters called on to make baby blankets 4 years ago

Kind knitters called on to make baby blankets

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Volunteers are invited to share an hour together in the Clonmany Day Centre and help knit small squares to be turned into blankets.

These blankets will be donated to ‘fish and chip’ …
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How can you reach Rome without spending a penny? 4 years ago

How can you reach Rome without spending a penny?

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A trip to Rome sounds like a delightful holiday, but not if you haven’t got a penny to spend on the journey…

Two teams of Donegal students from Dublin City …
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How would you like to Kiss Goodbye to MS? 4 years ago

How would you like to Kiss Goodbye to MS?

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is calling on supporters in County Donegal to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th and to help raise funds for MS research and …
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The three women behind Donegal’s newest shops 4 years ago

The three women behind Donegal’s newest shops

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Donegal Town, Ballyshannon and Letterkenny have welcomed three NCBI charity shops to raise funds to support the 2,000 people with sight loss in Donegal.

All shops offer quality second-hand clothes, books and …
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Nappies needed for local appeal in aid of children in Belarus 4 years ago

Nappies needed for local appeal in aid of children in Belarus

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The Vesnova children’s orphanage in Belarus cares for almost 200 children with intellectual and physical disabilities. Every year, Ms Doherty collects nappies, children’s clothes, toiletries and vital medications to improve the …
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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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‘It’s easier to listen to an ad than to hear you have cancer’ 4 years ago

‘It’s easier to listen to an ad than to hear you have cancer’

The Irish Cancer Society’s ad campaign for 2017 comes with a shocking message that has been a big talking point for the last week. That was their intention and they …
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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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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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