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Gardaí appeal for witnesses of Gweedore crash 3 years ago

Gardaí appeal for witnesses of Gweedore crash

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Bunbeg Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding a single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred this afternoon in west Donegal.

At 2pm today, a car collided with a wall on …
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Chronic pain sufferer left in agony following pain patch restriction 3 years ago

Chronic pain sufferer left in agony following pain patch restriction

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The patches are licensed to be prescribed for post-shingles pain, however many doctors have found the patches can give some comfort to patients with conditions such as chronic pain, arthritis, …
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Donegal drag queen wows crowd on Ireland’s Got Talent! 3 years ago

Donegal drag queen wows crowd on Ireland’s Got Talent!

The 51-year-old, who is originally from Belfast but has lived in Ardara since the ’80s, appeared before judges Louis Walsh, Denise Van Outen, Michelle Visage and Jason Byrne on tonight’s …
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Caitlín Nic Aoidh launches major Good Food Ireland event 3 years ago

Caitlín Nic Aoidh launches major Good Food Ireland event

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The Good Food Ireland event is going to Galway for the first time on April 23rd and 24th 2018, and will be hosted in the National University of Ireland Galway …
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Donegal’s Lotto winner plans to go back to work – €4.4m richer! 3 years ago

Donegal’s Lotto winner plans to go back to work – €4.4m richer!

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It’s business as usual for Donegal’s newest multi-millionaire who plans to be back in work tomorrow after collecting a Lotto jackpot winning cheque worth a massive €4,434,994.

This cool-headed winner – who …
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First Dates: Hilarious tips from Letterkenny woman’s disastrous date 3 years ago

First Dates: Hilarious tips from Letterkenny woman’s disastrous date

The date between the nurse’s aide Michelle and Killian didn’t exactly go as planned, with Killian’s wince-inducing one-liners falling flat.

Unfortunately they didn’t hit it off romantically, they left on …
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Brrr-ace yourself! More snow on the cards for Donegal 3 years ago

Brrr-ace yourself! More snow on the cards for Donegal

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The forecasters say that the wintry showers will give accumulations of up to 3cm of snow, with larger amounts on higher ground particularly to the north and west of the …
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Derry Girls: The best moments from their disastrous Donegal journey 3 years ago

Derry Girls: The best moments from their disastrous Donegal journey

Donegal viewers waited in anticipated to see the Derry Girls crew make it over the border last night, and while they never did reach the seaside at Portnoo, their eventful …
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Keep Calm: The Derry Girls are going on a wee holiday to Donegal! 3 years ago

Keep Calm: The Derry Girls are going on a wee holiday to Donegal!

Donegal viewers of Derry Girls will be delighted to discover that the crew are on their way south of the border in episode five.

It’s the 12th of July, and …
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Unbelievable coincidence connected penpals in 2001 – but can you help us reunite them? 3 years ago

Unbelievable coincidence connected penpals in 2001 – but can you help us reunite them?

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A Donegal man found a bottle washed up on a beach near his home six years after it had been thrown into a river in Indiana, USA, by Lt. Michael …
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Riverdance is coming to Donegal! 3 years ago

Riverdance is coming to Donegal!

The Irish dance troupe, lead dancers, and musicians will perform live on the open air stage on Dungloe main street on Saturday, the fourth of August.

The special performance will …
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Derry Girls writer Lisa McGee to base her next series in Donegal 3 years ago

Derry Girls writer Lisa McGee to base her next series in Donegal

Derry-born stage and screen writer Lisa McGee says she is currently co-writing a thriller titled ‘The Deceived‘ with her husband, actor Tobias Beer, which will be set between Donegal and …
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Heartbreak as tragic Donegal woman dies on dream holiday 3 years ago

Heartbreak as tragic Donegal woman dies on dream holiday

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The woman, named locally as Louise Furey from Glenties, had only arrived in the country on Wednesday last on holiday.

She was along with her long-term boyfriend Sam Bulmer.

Ms …
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The search is on for 2018’s Donegal Rose! 3 years ago

The search is on for 2018’s Donegal Rose!

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Last year, Glenswilly woman Amy Callaghan donned the Donegal sash and did everyone from her home county proud as she bravely advocated positive mental health and staged a jaw-dropping acrobatic …
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Players urged to check lotto tickets as TWO winning tickets sold in Donegal 3 years ago

Players urged to check lotto tickets as TWO winning tickets sold in Donegal

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The National Lottery is today appealing to its players in Co. Donegal to check their numbers after last night’s Lotto jackpot of a mega €4,434,994 was won on a ticket …
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Meryl Streep recalls “wonderful time in magical Donegal” 3 years ago

Meryl Streep recalls “wonderful time in magical Donegal”

Hollywood star Meryl Streep has reminisced of her time in ‘magical’ Donegal.

Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep spoke to Ryan Tubridy on RTÉ Radio One this morning about their new …
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Watch out for familiar places and faces on RTE tonight 3 years ago

Watch out for familiar places and faces on RTE tonight

Nationwide will show three reports from across Donegal this Friday 12th January at 7pm – make sure to tune in to spot some familiar people!

A historical railway report, a trip …
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Brrr-ace yourself! Temperatures set to drop to -6 3 years ago

Brrr-ace yourself! Temperatures set to drop to -6

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Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange Low Temperature warning for Donegal.

Temperatures are expected to fall between -4 and -6 tonight with “severe air and ground frost” returning. Winds …
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Watch: We’ve been opening bags of spuds wrong our entire lives 3 years ago

Watch: We’ve been opening bags of spuds wrong our entire lives

A Donegal dad has shared the ultimate Irish life hack – how to correctly open a bag of spuds.

Long gone are the days of struggling to rip the top …
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Annemarie’s poetic tribute to Ireland’s valiant foremothers 3 years ago

Annemarie’s poetic tribute to Ireland’s valiant foremothers

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Doire Press is delighted to announce the publication of BLOODROOT, a collection of poems by author Annemarie Ní Churreáin who is originally from Cloich Cheann Fhaola in northwest Donegal.

Launched …
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Style Study: Noel Cunningham 3 years ago

Style Study: Noel Cunningham

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Noel has had a very busy year promoting Donegal as Ireland’s ultimate gem and has served as a fantastic ambassador for the county.

Noel has also been completed humanitarian work …
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10 great gift ideas for your boyfriend or partner 3 years ago

10 great gift ideas for your boyfriend or partner

Christmas is a time to disconnect yourself from work, catch up with family and friends and maybe even overindulge a little. Despite the seemingly relaxing conditions, Christmas gift shopping can …
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Emily wins big on Winning Streak! 3 years ago

Emily wins big on Winning Streak!

When she discovered she would be appearing on the show last week, her house was packed full of relatives and close friends after she had put on a spread to …
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Couple who welcomed second set of twins receive practical gift just in time for Christmas! 3 years ago

Couple who welcomed second set of twins receive practical gift just in time for Christmas!

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Seamus and Elizabeth Doherty’s Christmas came early as Irwin Expert Electrical and TDA Repairs sent them two rather large packages!

The Moville family welcomed their second set of twins on …
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Review: Shivon Handmade Soap, a nourishing treat for sensitive skin
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Review: Shivon Handmade Soap, a nourishing treat for sensitive skin

Siobhan and Kevin carefully pick their main ingredient, seaweed, from Donegal’s beaches and add it to their soap.

Donegal Woman previously caught up with the couple, and they outlined how …
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60% of those with third-level qualifications in Donegal are women 3 years ago

60% of those with third-level qualifications in Donegal are women

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Figures released by the Central Statistics Office this week have shown that 60% of those holding third-level qualifications in Donegal are women.

The publication shows that 42% of the population …
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Christmas FM comes to Donegal! 3 years ago

Christmas FM comes to Donegal!

Festive jingles will be on the airwaves across the country from 1pm on Tuesday.

You can listen in in Letterkenny by tuning to 105.7FM.

The station will also be broadcast …
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Be on the lookout for this phone scam sweeping Donegal 3 years ago

Be on the lookout for this phone scam sweeping Donegal

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Donegal residents have told Donegal Daily that they have been plagued by these bogus calls over the past couple of days from countries such as Libya and Macedonia, with area …
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Watch: New HSE campaign casts light on dementia 3 years ago

Watch: New HSE campaign casts light on dementia

A new TV, radio and online advertising campaign to increase understanding and support for people living with dementia has been launched by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, as …
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Al Porter reveals his favourite holiday destination – and it’s in Donegal! 3 years ago

Al Porter reveals his favourite holiday destination – and it’s in Donegal!

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Comedian Al Porter has shared his fond childhood memories of attending the Gaeltacht on Arranmore Island, and says the island remains a special destination for himself and his partner.

Attending …
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Residents warned as brazen conartists visit people’s homes 3 years ago

Residents warned as brazen conartists visit people’s homes

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The fraudsters have been visiting homes in the Finn Valley area pretending to be from the Department of Health and have been asking people for sensitive information.

These scammers can …
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Vivid Orionid meteor shower to fly over Donegal 3 years ago

Vivid Orionid meteor shower to fly over Donegal

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This special meteor shower is caused by particles from Halley’s Comet, and is considered a big event for astronomy buffs as the comet only passes earth once every 75 to …
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Deirdre’s determination to make Donegal women’s voices heard 3 years ago

Deirdre’s determination to make Donegal women’s voices heard

Ballintra woman Deirdre has been nominated for the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2017 in the Entrepreneur category.

The co-owner of the multi-award-winning Harvey’s Point Hotel, Deirdre has seen …
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Meet the Donegal mum bringing positivity to expectant mammies 3 years ago

Meet the Donegal mum bringing positivity to expectant mammies

By  •  Mammy

Donegal mum Maria Coleman has become an advocate for the positive birth movement in the north-west, and is now working towards spreading her positive message to mums-to-be across the county.


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College Corner: A student’s guide to keeping calm during Leaving Cert year 4 years ago

College Corner: A student’s guide to keeping calm during Leaving Cert year

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Hi All,

Ah, the Leaving Certificate year, I still get cold sweats from thinking about the year itself.

It’s crazy to believe it has been two years since I tackled …
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Bride drives herself to her wedding – in a tractor! 4 years ago

Bride drives herself to her wedding – in a tractor!

Lucinda walked up the aisle of St. Mary’s in Ramelton on the 19th of August, after driving herself to the ceremony – in her dad’s tractor!

“I grew up on …
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Huge range of events planned for Social Inclusion Week 4 years ago

Huge range of events planned for Social Inclusion Week

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There are a whole range of events to attend, such as the launch of training initiative on intercultural issues on Monday, an evening of entertainment with Majella O’Donnell on Tuesday …
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Cross-party action group to be established following Lyme Disease Rally 4 years ago

Cross-party action group to be established following Lyme Disease Rally

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Following the huge turnout at the Lyme Disease rally at the Dáil last Wednesday, activists raised awareness for the disease and its causes, with a cross-party action group being established …
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Meet the team who are putting smiles on the faces of Donegal’s sick children 4 years ago

Meet the team who are putting smiles on the faces of Donegal’s sick children

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The charity was set up last November by a committee led by chairperson Adrian McMyler. The launch took place during the hugely successful Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser in aid of …
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Donegal named soundest county in Ireland 4 years ago

Donegal named soundest county in Ireland

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A Reddit user took to the popular r/Ireland subreddit and asked users which county they think deserves the title, and the winner was overwhelmingly Donegal.

Check out some of the …
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Update: Missing Donegal woman found safe and well 4 years ago

Update: Missing Donegal woman found safe and well

Missing Lifford woman, Annette Murphy, has been located safe and well, Gardaí say.

Annette had been last seen in Lifford yesterday.

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance with …
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Donegal teen crowned Miss Ireland! 4 years ago

Donegal teen crowned Miss Ireland!

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18 year old Lauren McDonagh, from Buncrana, last night became only the second Donegal woman to win the title following Gaoth Dobhair woman Natasha Nic Gairbheith in 2004.

A delighted …
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Culture Night: Here’s what’s on in Donegal tonight 4 years ago

Culture Night: Here’s what’s on in Donegal tonight

This will be Letterkenny’s 9th occasion to take part in Culture Night and the programme for 2017 offers 40 diverse events in 25 venues that celebrate our unique local cultural …
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Yikes! 5 tips for keeping these eight-legged creeps out of your home 4 years ago

Yikes! 5 tips for keeping these eight-legged creeps out of your home

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As the breeding season for the arachnids is fast approaching, they venture inside in order to mate in a comfortable environment. The male spiders venture out in search of female …
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Photographer launches appeal to find Donegal women in this gorgeous snap 4 years ago

Photographer launches appeal to find Donegal women in this gorgeous snap

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Photographer Bill Guiller took this gorgeous snap of two Donegal ladies last weekend at the Dark Hedges, the picturesque road in Antrim used in ‘A Game of Thrones’!

The two …
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Tourist thanks locals for support after lucky escape from car crash 4 years ago

Tourist thanks locals for support after lucky escape from car crash

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The couple was towing the van with their car when strong winds and a bumpy road caused the caravan to start snaking. It became difficult to regain control and the …
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Late Late Toy Show seek applications from Donegal children 4 years ago

Late Late Toy Show seek applications from Donegal children

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With four months to go until the airing of the Toy Show, the elves want to make sure that they’ve organised the show nice and early so as they can …
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Apple users warned of ‘phishing’ scam 4 years ago

Apple users warned of ‘phishing’ scam

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The harmless-looking email claims that your account is “automatically locked” due to “an unusual transaction attempt on your Apple account,” and prompts you to follow a link to ‘Verify Your …
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Keep Calm – Pink Gin hits shelves tomorrow! 4 years ago

Keep Calm – Pink Gin hits shelves tomorrow!

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The wait is over, as Gordon’s Premium Pink Gin will be available in Tesco stores across Ireland tomorrow.

Since it was released in the UK over the summer, it has …
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Jamie Dornan enjoys tee-rrific evening at famous Donegal golf course 4 years ago

Jamie Dornan enjoys tee-rrific evening at famous Donegal golf course

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Fifty Shades star Jamie and his dad Jim attended the Father and Son event on the world-famous Sandy Hills Links which overlooks the breathtaking Sheephaven Bay in Downings.

Dad Jim …
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