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Letterkenny woman champions unity against hate following terror attacks 2 years ago

Letterkenny woman champions unity against hate following terror attacks

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Thoiba Ahmed, an Independent local election candidate for Letterkenny, is calling for unity against hate in the wake of the attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Donegal Traveller women unveil stunning symbolic quilt 3 years ago

Donegal Traveller women unveil stunning symbolic quilt

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A spectacular pictorial quilt created by Traveller women and girls from all over Donegal was launched at Donegal County Museum.

The quilt, a community arts initiative of Donegal Travellers Project …
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Events: Donegal Town Women’s Group celebrate 3rd birthday 3 years ago

Events: Donegal Town Women’s Group celebrate 3rd birthday

Countless cups of tea have been brewed by DTWG members since 2015, when an inclusive group was formed for the women of Donegal Town and surrounding areas.

The women have …
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Donegal women invited to join local networking programme for public life 3 years ago

Donegal women invited to join local networking programme for public life

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The first meeting of the ten Next Chapter hubs, the new civic empowerment initiative for women, will take place next week in Donegal. 

The first of the chapter meetings will …
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Local women invited to new cross-border project for politics and public life 3 years ago

Local women invited to new cross-border project for politics and public life

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The Next Chapter is an exciting new project targeting women to develop their ideas, build communities and support the transition out of conflict.

The Next Chapter is a project for women in …
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Alison’s ambitions to help Donegal families understand Dyspraxia 3 years ago

Alison’s ambitions to help Donegal families understand Dyspraxia

Alison Doherty’s eldest son Ryan was diagnosed with Dyspraxia last year, and it was only then that she discovered a lack of awareness of the condition.

Dyspraxia is a …
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The pawsome way that Esther Jean and Scamp bring joy to Little Angels 4 years ago

The pawsome way that Esther Jean and Scamp bring joy to Little Angels

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If you have a dog who loves to be the centre of attention and has a cuddly nature then why not get them trained as a therapy dog?

Esther …
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Jenny Pearson-Millar’s new journey into politics 4 years ago

Jenny Pearson-Millar’s new journey into politics

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Jennifer Pearson-Millar is about the begin a new adventure after being voted in as a Councillor of Lac-Supérieur, an idyllic ski resort in Quebec.

The St. Johnston native has called …
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Novelty car wash to drive support for little Mikaela’s surgery 4 years ago

Novelty car wash to drive support for little Mikaela’s surgery

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Donegal business leaders will get their hands dirty this weekend to help fund a life-changing operation for Mikaela Breen.

Donegal Business Network will host the ‘Bosses Wash for Cash’ event …
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‘We can’t wait to reach a point where we can close’ – Pieta House CEO 4 years ago

‘We can’t wait to reach a point where we can close’ – Pieta House CEO

Over 100 people have benefited from Pieta House NW since it opened, and that support is about to grow further. The centre in Letterkenny is introducing longer opening hours and …
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Donegal people called on to celebrate Positive Ageing Week 4 years ago

Donegal people called on to celebrate Positive Ageing Week

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Age Action is calling on the community groups in Donegal to organise events around the county for Bank of Ireland Positive Ageing Week which takes place between Monday, 25th September …
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Mary’s lucky number is… 70! 4 years ago

Mary’s lucky number is… 70!

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Mary McGuigan from Kilultan is one of the volunteers who helped restore the WWII EIRE Sign and Navigational Number at the end of St John’s Point.

She recently celebrated her 70th …
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Anyone for a garden party? Here’s how to join the summer celebration 4 years ago

Anyone for a garden party? Here’s how to join the summer celebration

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Community gardens all over Donegal will be opening their gates this June to host Street Feasts –  events where locals gather to eat great food, celebrate the community and meet …
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How to catch a concert by the RTE Lyric FM Quartet in Donegal 4 years ago

How to catch a concert by the RTE Lyric FM Quartet in Donegal

The music group will be performing a series of 50-minute concerts in schools and community groups across Donegal from next Monday, May 8th.

RTÉ lyric fm will visit Donegal as part of their new stream …
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The Happy Camper is back… and they’ve got flipping great news 4 years ago

The Happy Camper is back… and they’ve got flipping great news

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The new mobile cafe was renovated and kitted out in less than two weeks and will be on it’s merry way to Glenveagh National Park very soon.

The cafe, owned …
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Betty Holmes’ pride as beauty blooms at forgotten graveyard 4 years ago

Betty Holmes’ pride as beauty blooms at forgotten graveyard

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Betty Holmes’ dream to honour the memory of more than 1,000 people has been achieved and will culminate in a special event this weekend.

A simple service to remember the …
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New women in farming group enjoys great growth 4 years ago

New women in farming group enjoys great growth

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The North West Women in Farming group was founded following the set up of similar groups around the country such as South-East Women in Farming and West Women in Farming. …
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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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When and where? Your St. Patrick’s Day Parade guide 4 years ago

When and where? Your St. Patrick’s Day Parade guide

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Many groups have put huge amounts of preparation into their parade displays and have been practicing their routines for weeks beforehand. This afternoon will be their time to shine.

Here …
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Social and Enterprise Course launches for Donegal women 4 years ago

Social and Enterprise Course launches for Donegal women

Are you a woman who is interested in developing your skills to work in your community?

Interested in developing and supporting services for the good of your area?

Then An …
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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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Making a difference to 10,000 young lives 4 years ago

Making a difference to 10,000 young lives

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Lorraine is the Regional Director of the Donegal Youth Service, which means she manages all projects across the county designed to improve young people’s lives.

She has spent almost 20 …
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All well and good in Donegal Town 4 years ago

All well and good in Donegal Town

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Donegal Town is set to become the first ever Positive Wellness Community in Ireland. This achievement is all down to the enthusiasm and drive of the local Cycle Against Suicide …
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Woman discovers burial place of forgotten dead 5 years ago

Woman discovers burial place of forgotten dead

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Donegal woman Betty Holmes is known for her passionate views and amazing work on trying to improve services for cancer patients locally.

But she has taken on a new after …
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