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STEM doll Lottie’s fifth birthday marked with incredible promise from makers 4 years ago

STEM doll Lottie’s fifth birthday marked with incredible promise from makers

By  •  News

The company’s ‘Inspired by Real Kids’ campaign revolves around monthly competitions, both online and in independent stores, which empower children to create what they want to see, be, and play …
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Time for Tea: Donegal’s Top 10 cutest cafes 4 years ago

Time for Tea: Donegal’s Top 10 cutest cafes

By  •  Life

Cafes and tearooms for good tea, scones and a sneaky bun have excelled of late. So much thought is put into beautiful decor and so much time goes into great …
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Donegal presenter Ciara Doherty ties the knot in sunny Spain 4 years ago

Donegal presenter Ciara Doherty ties the knot in sunny Spain

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Donning an exquisite Orlaith Carroll gown, the Letterkenny native celebrated her wedding day with her 120 guests.

Richard popped the question on New Year’s Eve in 2015 while visiting Donegal.


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Donegal author on debut novel: “This story has been in my head for 30 years” 4 years ago

Donegal author on debut novel: “This story has been in my head for 30 years”

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Having left Donegal and convent boarding school behind, the protagonist Cathy Logue begins a new adventure in the capital. She moves into a shabby apartment on the outskirts of Dublin, …
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Simpsons fan? You’ll love these puns on Irish counties 4 years ago

Simpsons fan? You’ll love these puns on Irish counties

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Brian told BBC NI that it all started with DoneGil.

“I probably had one pun in my head – I think it might have been DoneGil first.

“I started scribbling …
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Letterkenny boy to star in new RTÉ show 4 years ago

Letterkenny boy to star in new RTÉ show

Kade Gilchrist is one of four boys nationally selected to star in a new RTE TV programme.

The seven-year-old will take part in the new show ‘The One Where Kids …
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Revealed: The astounding difference between renting in Donegal and Dublin 4 years ago

Revealed: The astounding difference between renting in Donegal and Dublin

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It’s fast approaching the end of August accommodation scramble as over 70,000 students will get their Leaving Cert results, with CAO offers coming out on August 21st. With thousands of …
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“A violation of human rights”: 52 people with disabilities on social housing list in Donegal 4 years ago

“A violation of human rights”: 52 people with disabilities on social housing list in Donegal

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Rehab, Ireland’s largest independent charity for people with disabilities, says the Government is failing people with disabilities by not providing them with their basic human rights.

Access to appropriate social …
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There’s a lot to be proud of in this Donegal-focused Nat Geo magazine 4 years ago

There’s a lot to be proud of in this Donegal-focused Nat Geo magazine

People in the tourism, activities and culture sector can take a lot of pride in Donegal ‘The Coolest Place on the Planet’ featuring heavily in the September edition of influential …
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Did you know our newest Snapchat filter is the work of a Donegal woman? 4 years ago

Did you know our newest Snapchat filter is the work of a Donegal woman?

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We can now add a funky splash of Donegal colours to every photo we take with the latest Irish geofilter on the Snapchat app.

Every county in Ireland now has their …
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Emmet Spiceland come together for one night only! 4 years ago

Emmet Spiceland come together for one night only!

The annual festival marks its 50th anniversary this year and the committee is delighted that Emmet Spiceland will be performing a one-off concert in celebration this Monday.

The trio were …
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Funerals for three tragic Donegal women to take place on Monday 4 years ago

Funerals for three tragic Donegal women to take place on Monday

By  •  News

They had been traveling home from Dublin airport following a dream holiday in Turkey when they were involved in a three-car road traffic collision in Louth at 1am.

Two other …
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McLaughlin magic drives Donegal ladies to Ulster title 4 years ago

McLaughlin magic drives Donegal ladies to Ulster title

By  •  Sport

Donegal 4-11 Monaghan 0-15

Geraldine McLaughlin (pictured above by Geraldine Diver) played a skipper’s role with 2-6, while her sidekick Yvonne McMonagle was also in superbly creative form. Roisin Friel’s goal set Donegal …
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Kids go free: Donegal attractions for the family this summer 4 years ago

Kids go free: Donegal attractions for the family this summer

Donegal Castle, Glebe House and Gallery and Newmills Corn and Flax Mills are all opening their doors to young visitors for free.

UPDATE: Glenveagh National Park has been removed from …
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Watch: Donegal’s Murder Hole crowned Ireland’s top hidden beach 4 years ago

Watch: Donegal’s Murder Hole crowned Ireland’s top hidden beach

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The Irish Independent have named Donegal’s Murder Hole beach as their number one hidden beach in Ireland.

Near Downings on the Rosguill Peninsula, the Murder Hole is one of Donegal’s best …
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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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Which two Donegal B&Bs have been named on a list of Ireland’s top B&Bs? 4 years ago

Which two Donegal B&Bs have been named on a list of Ireland’s top B&Bs?

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Riversdale Country House in Carndonagh and Ocean Breeze in Donegal Town were finalists for B&B Ireland’s annual B&B of the Year award.

The top B&Bs were chosen due to their …
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Warning issued over bogus collectors visiting homes across Donegal 4 years ago

Warning issued over bogus collectors visiting homes across Donegal

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A number of rural householders have been hit by a gang pretending to operate on behalf of the Irish Deaf Society.

The scammers are presenting people with bogus cards and …
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Dungloe, Donegal, and Gaeltacht Marys chosen for Mary from Dungloe Festival 4 years ago

Dungloe, Donegal, and Gaeltacht Marys chosen for Mary from Dungloe Festival

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Courteney Boyle will be this year’s Gaeltacht Mary, sponsored by Super Valu Dungloe.

Rachel Doherty will represent Dungloe this year, sponsored by The Waterfront Hotel.

The Donegal Mary will be …
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Dedicated U13 ladies face back-to-back battles this weekend 4 years ago

Dedicated U13 ladies face back-to-back battles this weekend

By  •  Sport

 

The U13s is a new competition open to the province.

After a first-game loss to Antrim, the girls knew they had to win every other game to guarantee a …
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An overnight guide to Gweedore 4 years ago

An overnight guide to Gweedore

By  •  Life

With girls visiting from Dublin, I left Letterkenny and made my way along the Wild Atlantic Way, this time, heading for Gweedore. I checked into a Bunbeg Guest House and …
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WATCH: Donegal wows in new Wild Atlantic Way advert 4 years ago

WATCH: Donegal wows in new Wild Atlantic Way advert

Does this make you want to get out and explore our Wild Atlantic Way? This uplifting new advert aims to do just that.

A breathtaking shot of Fanad Lighthouse …
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Lotto fever hits Donegal as Carrigart shop sells €6 million ticket! 4 years ago

Lotto fever hits Donegal as Carrigart shop sells €6 million ticket!

By  •  News

Mickey Joe’s Country Store in Umlagh, Carrigart sold the €6 million ticket, with the other lucky ticket being sold in Dublin.

The Lotto have been in touch with Mickey Joe’s …
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Peace walker Arthur Bogomil Burton’s quest brings him through Donegal 4 years ago

Peace walker Arthur Bogomil Burton’s quest brings him through Donegal

By  •  News

He began peace walking in 1992 as a form of protest against nuclear weapons and to spread a message of peace and harmony.

He carries the World Citizen flag and …
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Hooray! Summer sunshine here to stay 4 years ago

Hooray! Summer sunshine here to stay

By  •  News

Today’s (Wednesday) temperatures are set to reach highs of 17 degrees and it will be another dry and cloud-free day.

The good weather is forecast to stay here until the …
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Coffee with a View: Our favourite mobile cafes in Donegal 4 years ago

Coffee with a View: Our favourite mobile cafes in Donegal

By  •  Life

When we’re out and about exploring Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way there is usually a need for a pit-stop for coffee. Thankfully there has been a burst of cute mobile cafes …
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A little piece of heaven at Murder Hole Beach 4 years ago

A little piece of heaven at Murder Hole Beach

By  •  Life

Wild Atlantic Way wandering brought me on an adventure to Murder Hole Beach, just 10 minutes from Downings.

Having seen multiple photos and articles featuring Murder Hole Beach over the …
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Donegal actress to star in zombie feature film 4 years ago

Donegal actress to star in zombie feature film

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Two Donegal actors are to star in an Irish zombie comedy flick called ‘Follow the Dead’.

The film is about an apocalypse that takes place in Dublin city. Due to …
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This town in Donegal was listed among the Top 10 most enchanting in Europe 4 years ago

This town in Donegal was listed among the Top 10 most enchanting in Europe

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The popularity of the new Beauty and the Beast movie has increased travellers’ interest in seeking out storybook settings to visit – and one Donegal town has earned a place …
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“I don’t even think of myself as being adopted,” says Ardara’s Chinese goalkeeper Rosa 4 years ago

“I don’t even think of myself as being adopted,” says Ardara’s Chinese goalkeeper Rosa

By  •  Sport

A goalkeeper of some renown now, Kelly was in goal last weekend as GMIT defeated Ulster University Coleraine in the Lagan Cup final.

By her own admission, it’s ‘strange to …
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Watch: Nikki scales a stunning hidden gem off Donegal 4 years ago

Watch: Nikki scales a stunning hidden gem off Donegal

The trio set off early Sunday morning in search of Donegal’s hidden gem, ‘The Great Pollet Sea Arch which is located in Fanad.

They arrived just as the sun appeared …
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Woman (88) seeks information on Donegal roots 4 years ago

Woman (88) seeks information on Donegal roots

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Mary (88) was born in Spennymoor in North East England in 1928 to an English mother, Blanche Thompso. Mary’s father was from Donegal however it is thought that he may …
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Donegal ladies put up big fight, but Dublin win with big second half 4 years ago

Donegal ladies put up big fight, but Dublin win with big second half

By  •  Sport

Dublin 2-17 Donegal 3-7

Micheál Naughton’s Donegal were level at the break, 2-2 to 0-8, after a brace of Geraldine McLaughlin goals, but the Dubs proved too strong in the …
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Why Donegal is a place we hold so dear 4 years ago

Why Donegal is a place we hold so dear

By  •  Life

This week, I decided to reach out to some of my family and friends and ask for their favourite pictures taken in our beloved Donegal. The result was phenomenal!

From …
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The beauty of Fanad Head along the Wild Atlantic Way 4 years ago

The beauty of Fanad Head along the Wild Atlantic Way

By  •  Life

Donegal has been the recent focus of the likes of the Irish Independent, and has (as we all know by now) been named the ‘coolest place on the planet’ by …
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Parent and toddler group welcome new members 4 years ago

Parent and toddler group welcome new members

Steps is a parent and toddler group that meet every Friday in the Rossnakill Resource Centre from 11:00-12:30.

New born babies to pre-school kids (including playgroup children) all welcome.

The …
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How amazing does Donegal look in this WAW video? 4 years ago

How amazing does Donegal look in this WAW video?

‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way’ features a song from Irish band Walking on Cars, played over uplifting and incredible scenes from Ireland’s west coast.

Donegal landmarks and rugged scenery is …
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Donegal named Ireland’s hidden gem! 4 years ago

Donegal named Ireland’s hidden gem!

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Donegal was officially named the coolest place on the planet at the end of 2016; and now we’ve also earned the title ‘Ireland’s hidden gem’!

Donegal topped the ‘cool list’ …
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A sunrise to sunset exploration along the Wild Atlantic Way 4 years ago

A sunrise to sunset exploration along the Wild Atlantic Way

By  •  Life

The sun was beaming in the early hours of the morning and I made my way to Rathmullan beach, eager to grasp a sunrise shot at the beginning of my …
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‘Philadelphia Mary’ Marissa’s fairytale trip to Donegal 4 years ago

‘Philadelphia Mary’ Marissa’s fairytale trip to Donegal

By  •  Life

Marissa, 22, is from a small town in the US state of Pennsylvania. She is a business management student at the West Chester University outside Philadelphia. In the summer she volunteers with Berks Nature, a …
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Art gets new role as Seachtain na Gaeilge ambassador 4 years ago

Art gets new role as Seachtain na Gaeilge ambassador

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Movile native Art (15) is the youngest ever person to take on this ambassador role, and is one of the most famous to do so, Tuairisc.ie reports.

Art has been making …
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A New World of TV3 channels launches today 4 years ago

A New World of TV3 channels launches today

TV3’s new channel be3 went live at 7am this morning, bringing with it a schedule of ‘female-focused’ content and children’s programmes.

An exclusive new production entitled Aerial Ireland will premiere …
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Why Sliabh Liag is a stunning trip worth taking 4 years ago

Why Sliabh Liag is a stunning trip worth taking

By  •  Life

Sliabh Liag, along the Wild Atlantic Way, is a trip worth taking over and over again. Free of charge (unlike the Cliffs of Moher), these cliffs offer the most stunning …
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A Christmas miracle: Woman finds Donegal ties to late husband 4 years ago

A Christmas miracle: Woman finds Donegal ties to late husband

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Magdelene Gallagher launched an appeal with Donegal Daily and Donegal Woman three weeks ago in which she asked for any information on family connections to her late husband Charles Keith …
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Weekend wandering in Co. Donegal 4 years ago

Weekend wandering in Co. Donegal

By  •  Life

With a friend having travelled from Dublin to Donegal for the weekend, I wanted that Saturday to include showing off our beautiful county, which had just been named that weekend …
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Did you find love on this Donegal beach? 4 years ago

Did you find love on this Donegal beach?

By  •  Life

A Donegal destination has been listed among the top 10 places in Ireland to fall in love. The beautiful Portsalon Beach is ranked in fifth place on a list on tourism …
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“Aye Do!” 4 years ago

“Aye Do!”

By  •  Bridal, Life

Based in Letterkenny, Aye Do creates illustrated, quirky wedding invites for fun couples that are looking for something a bit different for their big day. Founder of Aye Do, Ruth …
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The sea jewellery that is making waves 4 years ago

The sea jewellery that is making waves

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Portsalon-based jewellery maker Helen Haworth is set to bring hidden treasures from the famous Donegal beach to a national stage next week, when she exhibits her range of Donegal Seaglass …
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Heading out for daytime drive? 4 years ago

Heading out for daytime drive?

By  •  Life

Hello and welcome to my weekly column on Donegal Woman – something I am SO thrilled to be a part of!

My name is Anna Farren. When I am not …
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