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Hair with Patrick Gildea: The perfect pastel pink for me! 2 months ago

Hair with Patrick Gildea: The perfect pastel pink for me!

By  •  Hair

How amazing are toners? You can switch up the overall tone of your hair, reduce brassiness or add vibrant colour for an instant new look – all while avoiding bleaching …
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Planning a beautiful new room with Foy & Company 11 months ago

Planning a beautiful new room with Foy & Company

Did you know that your home interiors are a reflection of your personality? For me, that is floral all the way. 

I gravitate towards floral patterns in clothing and in …
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All I Want for Christmas… is a Dyson from Irwin Expert Electrical 12 months ago

All I Want for Christmas… is a Dyson from Irwin Expert Electrical

Dyson’s ground-breaking technologies are at the top of many wish lists this Christmas.

Whether it’s the revolutionary hair styling products, fans and air purifiers or the highly-impressive vacuum cleaners, a …
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Events: Donegal’s first Wellness Cafe puts the ‘We’ in Wellness! 1 year ago

Events: Donegal’s first Wellness Cafe puts the ‘We’ in Wellness!

Donegal has welcomed its first-ever wellness cafe to provide an open and welcoming space for people to connect and socialise. 

The cafe was launched in the Eatery at An Grianan …
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Review: New season shades at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 1 year ago

Review: New season shades at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

I visited Patrick Gildea Hairdressing in Letterkenny this week to find out what’s hot in hair colour in Autumn 2019. Things are heating up too – as it turns out …
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Events: J’Style’s fabulous fashion fundraiser 1 year ago

Events: J’Style’s fabulous fashion fundraiser

Letterkenny fashionista Jae Sook Lee brought her super style influence to the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday for a fabulous ladies night out.

Jae, who runs the J’Style blog, was …
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Events: ‘Mind Yourself’ puts women’s wellness centre stage 1 year ago

Events: ‘Mind Yourself’ puts women’s wellness centre stage

The Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny became a hub of inspiration, sharing and fun last night as over 130 women gathered for the ‘Mind Yourself’ charity wellness event.

Mental health, …
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Letterkenny fashionista hosting charity ladies night out 1 year ago

Letterkenny fashionista hosting charity ladies night out

Local style icon J’Style is hosting a fashion night out in Letterkenny this August in aid of Donegal Down Syndrome.

This fun and fabulous event will be held in the …
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Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success 1 year ago

Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success

As the founder of Sculpt, Siobhan Boyle MUA runs her own Letterkenny store, online shop and the region’s only private VTCT academy.

And it was her enterprising spirit and determination …
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Donegal family set for ‘Super Garden’ transformation 1 year ago

Donegal family set for ‘Super Garden’ transformation

Donegal landscaper Paddy McDermott will appear on ‘Super Garden’ this week to reveal how he created a dream garden for the Kellys of Letterkenny in just four weeks.

The Ballybofey man …
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Giving back after a life-saving heart transplant 2 years ago

Giving back after a life-saving heart transplant

By  •  Life

Organ Donor Awareness Week 2019 began with a park run for Clíona Marley.

The 45-year-old mum of three was given the gift of life almost 5 years ago when …
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Evita – a vivacious triumph for the Letterkenny Musical Society 2 years ago

Evita – a vivacious triumph for the Letterkenny Musical Society

Local theatre fans are off on a trip to Argentina with Evita at An Grianan Theatre this week!

DW checks out the Evita preview show to see how the …
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Review: Nailed it! at Patrick Gildea 2 years ago

Review: Nailed it! at Patrick Gildea

Few things compare to the feeling of fresh nails. It’s one of the best treatments a woman can get for herself – because they’re so easy to show off!

The …
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Donegal mum praises Crumlin staff for saving baby girl 2 years ago

Donegal mum praises Crumlin staff for saving baby girl

By  •  Kids

Donegal woman Bella Ward is full of thanks to Crumlin Hospital for saving the life of her spirited little girl Kayleigh.

Kayleigh is a twin from Letterkenny who was born prematurely …
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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

By  •  News

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.

Thoiba is …
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Review: Springing into the weekend with Patrick Gildea 2 years ago

Review: Springing into the weekend with Patrick Gildea

If you could only use one makeup product, what would it be?

Mascara would be top of my list, and if it’s a night out then lashes are a …
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Review: Pro facial and pampering in Allure @ Patrick Gildea 2 years ago

Review: Pro facial and pampering in Allure @ Patrick Gildea

There are so many reasons to treat yourself and your skin in January. It’s a new start, your skin is constantly battling the cold, central heating and exercise regimes, and …
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Review: Party prep tanning in Allure at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 2 years ago

Review: Party prep tanning in Allure at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

Tucked in the back of Patrick Gildea’s Hairdressing salon lies a real hidden gem – the boutique beauty room Allure.

Allure is perfect for Christmas party prep when you want your …
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Review: Experiencing colour excellence at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 2 years ago

Review: Experiencing colour excellence at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

Patrick Gildea Hairdressers in Letterkenny is known as a house of excellence. It’s a premier experience for any guest, so I was more than delighted to visit this week for …
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Families affected by baby loss invited to Christmas craft workshop 2 years ago

Families affected by baby loss invited to Christmas craft workshop

Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) is hosting a Christmas craft workshop for families in Donegal who have experienced the loss of a baby.

The event on 3rd December …
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Letterkenny woman named Person of the Year in Toronto GAA awards 2 years ago

Letterkenny woman named Person of the Year in Toronto GAA awards

By  •  Sport

Dani McFadden collected the prestigious award at a ceremony held in the King’s Garden Banquet Hall.

McFadden has been a key figure in the Brampton Roger Casements club …
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Peter Mark salon having a hair-raising Halloween for charity 2 years ago

Peter Mark salon having a hair-raising Halloween for charity

By  •  News

Drag queen dress up, complimentary blow-drys and raffles, it’s all happening at Peter Mark this weekend!

The annual Petermarkathon fundraiser is back and coming to Peter Mark Letterkenny, Donegal from …
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Ann Marie McGlynn breaks Donegal half-marathon record in Cardiff 2 years ago

Ann Marie McGlynn breaks Donegal half-marathon record in Cardiff

By  •  Sport

McGlynn finished ninth in the Cardiff Half Marathon.

The experienced McGlynn came home in one hour, 13 minutes and 41 seconds – shaving a couple of seconds off the previous …
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Teacher to inspire young minds at new Speech and Drama School 2 years ago

Teacher to inspire young minds at new Speech and Drama School

By  •  Kids

Letterkenny teacher Anna Farren has returned home to Donegal. The experienced drama tutor is about to launch the Farren School of Speech and Drama in September 2018 and is inviting …
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Events: Letterkenny goes glam for the G&G Summit 2 years ago

Events: Letterkenny goes glam for the G&G Summit

The women of Letterkenny pulled out all the stops to get glammed up for the G&G Summit on Friday 17th August – making it one of the most stylish events …
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Fabulous fashion show to be held in Letterkenny 2 years ago

Fabulous fashion show to be held in Letterkenny

The professionally-run event is a fundraiser for the St Eunan’s Minor Girls footballers. They are representing Donegal and Ireland at the Continental Youth Championships in August.

And the latest fashions …
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Wedding Album: Love and laughter on Laura and Fabian’s big day 2 years ago

Wedding Album: Love and laughter on Laura and Fabian’s big day

By  •  Bridal

Laura and Fabian tied the knot in their hometown of Letterkenny this month, decades after they first met as kids.  

Laura and Fabian first met 30 years ago when Laura moved …
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Fianna Fáil anti-abortion event to be held in Donegal 2 years ago

Fianna Fáil anti-abortion event to be held in Donegal

By  •  News

Pro-life speakers advocating for the 8th amendment to be retained will feature at an information evening and Q&A session in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny on Monday 14th of May at 8pm.


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Events: Coffee, charity and collaborations at Evelyn’s coffee morning 3 years ago

Events: Coffee, charity and collaborations at Evelyn’s coffee morning

Delicious treats, copious amounts of caffeine and an innovative business setting were the perfect blend for the ‘Let’s Meet for a Coffee’ event organised by Evelyn Mc Glynn. The marketing …
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Highlights aplenty as Brigde bows out at B-Bobs after 25 years 3 years ago

Highlights aplenty as Brigde bows out at B-Bobs after 25 years

When the 13-year-old Brigde Lavery was given a straight choice – get a career or stay in school – by her father, the answer was simple.

She spent her weeks …
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Anam Cara invite bereaved parents to monthly meeting 3 years ago

Anam Cara invite bereaved parents to monthly meeting

By  •  News

Anam Cara Donegal, an organisation that supports bereaved parents, is hosting its monthly parent evening on Thursday 12th of April from 7.30pm-9:00pm in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.


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Letterkenny mum leads campaign for Organ Donor Awareness Week 3 years ago

Letterkenny mum leads campaign for Organ Donor Awareness Week

Her children Zoe, Féile and Mollie, also took part in the awareness campaign alongside broadcaster Claire Byrne.

In 2017 Ireland recorded a record number of organ donors and transplants, which …
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Wacky tea party to raise funds for two local charities 3 years ago

Wacky tea party to raise funds for two local charities

By  •  News

Breast Care North West and Diabetes Ireland are hosting a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – and you’re invited!

The two organizations are to be the beneficiaries from this year’s North …
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Gardai confirm arrest in Letterkenny woman’s assault case 3 years ago

Gardai confirm arrest in Letterkenny woman’s assault case

By  •  News

Shanan Reid-McDaid, aged 18, was viciously assaulted on a night out and left with facial injuries. The Galway student’s online appeal for information was shared nationwide when she posted graphic photos …
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Letterkenny’s Lisa is named as ‘Operation Transformation Hero’ winner 3 years ago

Letterkenny’s Lisa is named as ‘Operation Transformation Hero’ winner

By  •  Fitness, News

Lisa, from Glenwood Park in Letterkenny, featured on the hit RTÉ show after being surprised by an Operation Transformation crew, who visited her at work.

Lisa is the …
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Meet the leading ladies of 9 to 5: The Musical 3 years ago

Meet the leading ladies of 9 to 5: The Musical

We have the lowdown on the ladies in and behind the ultimate girlpower musical Nine to Five which hits Letterkenny this week.

Letterkenny Musical Society will present the outrageous “Nine …
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Calling all makeup fanatics! You don’t want to miss this masterclass 3 years ago

Calling all makeup fanatics! You don’t want to miss this masterclass

Leading makeup artists Emer O’Kane and Aneta Wojick will host the 3 hour masterclass, and will be doing live demonstrations showing you how to achieve all of the on-trend makeup looks!


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The Orchard Inn presents a fabulous festive girls’ night out offer 3 years ago

The Orchard Inn presents a fabulous festive girls’ night out offer

By  •  Life

It’s been tough getting back to work mode after all the Christmas celebrations, and we feel like a weekend treat is in order.

The Old Orchard Inn Letterkenny are marking …
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Anam Cara announce details of first meeting of 2018 3 years ago

Anam Cara announce details of first meeting of 2018

By  •  News

Anam Cara Donegal, an organisation that supports bereaved parents, is hosting its first monthly meeting of 2018 on Thursday 11th of January from 7.30pm-9:00pm in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny, …
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We’re already excited about this glam girls’ night out in January 2018 3 years ago

We’re already excited about this glam girls’ night out in January 2018

By  •  Events

Nollaig na mBan, or Little Christmas, takes place each year on January 6th. It’s a holiday that marks the day when decorations are taken down, Christmas is over, and busy …
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Nakita Burke: Letterkenny athlete’s green dream after a golden run 3 years ago

Nakita Burke: Letterkenny athlete’s green dream after a golden run

When Nakita Burke first laced up her runners to start into the local 5k circuit – seven or eight years ago, she ventures – running was little more than a pastime. Read More

EVENTS: Lola makeup lands in Letterkenny 3 years ago

EVENTS: Lola makeup lands in Letterkenny

A big beauty event was held on Thursday to celebrate the store becoming the county’s exclusive stockist, with special guests and makeup demos running throughout the afternoon.

LOLA brand manager …
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Events: Letterkenny has the ChristmasFest-ive feeling 3 years ago

Events: Letterkenny has the ChristmasFest-ive feeling

The Off The Street Christmas food festival takes place in the town for two days only this weekend. Over 40 food and craft stalls have been set up inside a …
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Donegal duo arrange charity ball to show the love for Pieta House 3 years ago

Donegal duo arrange charity ball to show the love for Pieta House

Aine Boyle and Saoirse Faughnan have planned a glamorous event for all local people to show the love for a vital mental health service.

Pieta House opened its first centre …
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Part One: How to prepare your home for Christmas 3 years ago

Part One: How to prepare your home for Christmas

By  •  Interiors

With the countdown to Christmas already begun, there seems to be a never-ending list of things to do and arrange.

If you’re anything like us here in La Maison, the …
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COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest? 3 years ago

COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest?

Christmas wishes are coming true this season when Letterkenny gets its first Christmas Markets.

For two days only, a sparkling celebration of over 40 food and Christmas craft stalls will …
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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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Letterkenny’s Christmas Switch-on plans are revealed… and they’re jolly good 3 years ago

Letterkenny’s Christmas Switch-on plans are revealed… and they’re jolly good

It’s all happening on the Main Street this Friday night from 5.30pm onwards, with many businesses getting in the spirit to give out refreshments and spread the cheer.

Friends …
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Let’s help a little girl find her precious bunny 3 years ago

Let’s help a little girl find her precious bunny

By  •  News

The small grey toy with pink details was lost a few weeks ago. It is believed it may be somewhere in Letterkenny, but the family do not have an exact …
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Donegal vigils to remember Savita Halappanavar 3 years ago

Donegal vigils to remember Savita Halappanavar

By  •  News

The 31-year-old Indian dentist died from cardiac arrest due to a septic miscarriage in University Hospital Galway in 2012.

28 vigils are taking place throughout the country to mark the …
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