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Story of extraordinary Donegal nurse brought to life in theatre 12 months ago

Story of extraordinary Donegal nurse brought to life in theatre

Catherine Black MBE, born in Ramelton in 1878, was nurse to both kings and beggars. 

Nicknamed ‘Blackie’, she was the private nurse to King George V up to his death. …
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Shining a spotlight on 100 years of trailblazing women 2 years ago

Shining a spotlight on 100 years of trailblazing women

Donegal County Museum has today opened an innovative pop-up exhibition charting ‘100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life 1918-2018’.

The exhibition is sure to intrigue, shock and inspire …
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Trailblazing Donegal historian leads rediscovery of Irish women’s feats 3 years ago

Trailblazing Donegal historian leads rediscovery of Irish women’s feats

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Donegal woman Angela Byrne is making great strides in her role as DFAT Historian-in-Residence at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin.

The Culdaff woman is well on her way to accomplishing one …
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Fascinating exhibition on Donegal women’s lives on display in museum 3 years ago

Fascinating exhibition on Donegal women’s lives on display in museum

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Did you know that in the nineteenth century single women left Ireland in equal numbers to men? These women were instrumental in sending money back to support the family at …
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High-flying fashion: 70 years of Aer Lingus uniforms 3 years ago

High-flying fashion: 70 years of Aer Lingus uniforms

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The newly designed uniform by Louise Kennedy will be revealed in spring 2019 and will be worn by all frontline ground agents and cabin crew.

The famous ‘teal green’ uniform …
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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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Could you be related to this remarkable Donegal servicewoman? 4 years ago

Could you be related to this remarkable Donegal servicewoman?

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Donegal County Museum and the Royal Signals Museum are seeking any information, memories, photographs or to make contact with relatives of Catherine Hayes Osborne, Milford, Co Donegal.

Catherine Hayes Osborne …
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Finntastic link between Mark Twain and Donegal student 4 years ago

Finntastic link between Mark Twain and Donegal student

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“I only heard the story myself in January from my granny” Aisling told Rachel White of Donegal Woman. The Finn Valley College student, currently in 2nd year, was surprised to say …
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The man who brought out the beauty in Glenveagh 4 years ago

The man who brought out the beauty in Glenveagh

Glenveagh lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the North West of County Donegal and is the second largest of Ireland’s six national parks.

Like so many properties …
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Struggles of brave women air-brushed from history 4 years ago

Struggles of brave women air-brushed from history

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International Women’s Day was celebrated in Letterkenny on Wednesday when women from all over Donegal and the North West attended the Visible & Invisible Women – 100 Years on in …
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This Donegal lady’s life story is one for the books 4 years ago

This Donegal lady’s life story is one for the books

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Donegal Daily motoring columnist Brian McDaid this week recounts a story told by the driver of the Galway to Derry Express, Ronnie Reilly from Ballybofey. Here is that amazing journey …
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Megan makes History with Ireland’s best Leaving Cert result 4 years ago

Megan makes History with Ireland’s best Leaving Cert result

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Megan recently received the news that she had achieved first place in Ireland out of 8,752 students who took higher level History in the Leaving Certificate 2016.

On Friday 10 …
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What do you know about the women of 1916? 4 years ago

What do you know about the women of 1916?

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The Mná 1916Women 1916 exhibition will be on display at the County Museum, in Letterkenny until Thursday, 30th March 2017.

Visitors to the exhibition can explore this remarkable variety …
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Something unique has happened to a famous Letterkenny house 5 years ago

Something unique has happened to a famous Letterkenny house

Rockhill House, on the outskirts of Letterkenny, is one of Donegal’s most historic houses and is now set to be one of the most decadent wedding venues in the northwest.

“We …
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