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COMPETITION: Have you won tickets to Off the Street Christmasfest? 5 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! 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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Fond farewell bid to much-loved business as it closes its doors 5 years ago

Fond farewell bid to much-loved business as it closes its doors

By  •  News

After 148 years in business, Judy and Lance Ball have shut the doors of CT Ball at 52 Upper Main Street for the last time, turning the key on a …
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Young woman appeals for witnesses after horrific Letterkenny attack 5 years ago

Young woman appeals for witnesses after horrific Letterkenny attack

By  •  News

Shanan Reid-McDaid’s night out with friends turned into a horrific ordeal when she was viciously assaulted by an unknown man off the Main Street of Letterkenny.

A hunt is taking …
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La Maison’s interior design advice clinic to support Cancer Care Centre 5 years ago

La Maison’s interior design advice clinic to support Cancer Care Centre

By  •  Interiors

‘A bright, welcoming, accessible space’ is how the new Cancer Care West Support Centre in Letterkenny has been described.

This is exactly the brief La Maison Interior Design Letterkenny had …
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The offensive ‘Sh*g a Ginger’ night is back 5 years ago

The offensive ‘Sh*g a Ginger’ night is back

By  •  News

The Pulse Letterkenny will host the infamous ‘Sh*g a Ginger’ this Wednesday, October 11th as part of its Cheeky Wednesdays student events.

People with red hair are said to be …
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This Donegal all-girls school may soon have boys on the roll call 5 years ago

This Donegal all-girls school may soon have boys on the roll call

By  •  News

The board of management has written to all parents inviting them to attend a meeting on 23rd October to discuss the possibility of the school going co-ed in September 2018.


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Gin glass thieves forced a Donegal bar to issue this hilarious warning 5 years ago

Gin glass thieves forced a Donegal bar to issue this hilarious warning

By  •  News

Warehouse Bar + Kitchen, one of Letterkenny’s newest bars, has an extensive gin selection and attractive goblets to sip from. However, gin drinkers are a bit too fond of the …
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Part Two: How to quickly and easily update a room! 5 years ago

Part Two: How to quickly and easily update a room!

By  •  Interiors

In this two-part series of quick, easy room updates, La Maison are addressing the most common question they get asked during consultations with their clients.

In part one, they gave …
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‘We can’t wait to reach a point where we can close’ – Pieta House CEO 5 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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Starbucks has arrived in Donegal and we are simply buzzing 5 years ago

Starbucks has arrived in Donegal and we are simply buzzing

By  •  News

The people of Letterkenny will be wide awake this Monday morning after a high dose of caffeine from the newest Starbucks cafe.

The An Dánlann sports complex at LYIT has …
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Events: Style goals scored at the Finn Harps Fashion Show 5 years ago

Events: Style goals scored at the Finn Harps Fashion Show

Sports, fashion and fun was the goal at this unique show which was held in association with Donegal Hospice.

A star line-up of local celebrities and fantastic models wowed on …
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Donegal girls encouraged to join Letterkenny’s first Scout Group 5 years ago

Donegal girls encouraged to join Letterkenny’s first Scout Group

By  •  Kids

Sections include the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, and Venture Scouts, and is open to boys and girls for the 2017/2018 scouting year.

Registration is open to boys and girls from Letterkenny …
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Joanne jumps for joy as Rushe Fitness €1000 holiday winner 5 years ago

Joanne jumps for joy as Rushe Fitness €1000 holiday winner

By  •  News

The Rushe Fitness Summer Shape Up challenge came to a grand finale last week when the Letterkenny gym members were rewarded for their hard work.

Letterkenny woman Joanne Gallinagh was …
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Letterkenny boy to star in new RTÉ show 5 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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Leaving with top marks: Letterkenny student Cáit is Hong Kong bound after superb exam results! 5 years ago

Leaving with top marks: Letterkenny student Cáit is Hong Kong bound after superb exam results!

By  •  News

Coláiste Ailigh student Cáit Ní Mhórdha went to collect her results this morning and was thrilled to achieve a whopping 613 points.

She was one of 12 Coláiste Ailigh students …
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How La Maison refreshed Restaurant Sage 5 years ago

How La Maison refreshed Restaurant Sage

By  •  Interiors

The La Maison Interior Design team have just completed a stunning commercial interior design refurbishment of Restaurant Sage on the Port Rd in Letterkenny. Sage has been under the stewardship …
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A ticket to the Little Wishes Ball is at the top of our wish list 5 years ago

A ticket to the Little Wishes Ball is at the top of our wish list

By  •  News

All proceeds for the event will go to Little Angels Special School Letterkenny and Make A Wish Ireland.

Chris Frize met with Letterkenny Mayor Jimmy Kavanagh on Tuesday the …
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Watch: Donegal wedding has two very unexpected moments 5 years ago

Watch: Donegal wedding has two very unexpected moments

Their ceremony in St. Eunan’s Cathedral on 29th June 2017 was made truly unique when bride Elaine sang a hymn by herself. She performed How Great Thou Art so beautifully …
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Julianne Herrity is named ‘Woman of the Year’ from her soccer career in America 5 years ago

Julianne Herrity is named ‘Woman of the Year’ from her soccer career in America

By  •  Sport

Herrity has since returned home and the midfielder is playing with Sion Swifts in Northern Ireland.

The 27-year-old from Kiltoy in Letterkenny has just returned from two years at Carson-Newman …
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Donegal women star in national TV advert 5 years ago

Donegal women star in national TV advert

Following an open casting call, the TV ad is airing on RTE One and sees Fiona and Esther Jean share their experiences and insights into what it means to look …
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Breast cancer diagnostics company launch Letterkenny base 5 years ago

Breast cancer diagnostics company launch Letterkenny base

By  •  News

Their test is the newly CE Marked Avisio FOXC1 immunohistochemistry (IHC) breast cancer test for basal-like breast cancer.

3N Diagnostics (IRL) has been set up to maintain a long-term presence …
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Yee-haw! The Jamboree is in town! 5 years ago

Yee-haw! The Jamboree is in town!

The stage is now being set up for the hotly-anticipated Jamboree in the Park Letterkenny, as Ireland’s largest indoor country music festival hits the great outdoors this Saturday. 

All will …
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Meet the team who are making Pieta House Northwest a reality 5 years ago

Meet the team who are making Pieta House Northwest a reality

By  •  News

Pieta House has opened its first centre in the northwest in Co Donegal, which promises to be a new model of the support service.

The charity offers free-of-charge and freely …
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Watch: Adorable Letterkenny baby is soothed by the sounds of Ed Sheeran 5 years ago

Watch: Adorable Letterkenny baby is soothed by the sounds of Ed Sheeran

The song Nancy Mulligan from Ed Sheeran’s new album Divide is known as a lively track to dance to, but one Letterkenny baby hears it as the perfect lullaby.

Baby …
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Sneak Peek: Five things we liked about the new Lemon Tree 5 years ago

Sneak Peek: Five things we liked about the new Lemon Tree

We got an exclusive sneak peek at the new look Lemon Tree at the Courtyard Shopping Centre yesterday ahead of their grand opening today (Friday). The relocated eatery is just a …
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Loreto Little Things raises over €7,400 for Jigsaw Donegal 5 years ago

Loreto Little Things raises over €7,400 for Jigsaw Donegal

By  •  News

Class Fionn and Ms Mary McFadden presented the cheque to Jigsaw earlier this week.

The funds were raised through the sale of their book “Little Things” and their Lip Sync …
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Lost babies of Donegal to be remembered at special service 5 years ago

Lost babies of Donegal to be remembered at special service

By  •  News

The service is being held for those who have suffered miscarriages, still-births and neo-natal deaths at the hospital.

The Service of Remembrance will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, …
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Heartbroken family searches for dad’s beloved ring from late wife 5 years ago

Heartbroken family searches for dad’s beloved ring from late wife

By  •  News

An elderly man was shocked and heartbroken this week to discover he had lost a Claddagh ring of huge sentimental value in Letterkenny.

The ring was a much-loved gift from …
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Teenage girl missing since February may be in Donegal 6 years ago

Teenage girl missing since February may be in Donegal

By  •  News

Tara Cox, aged 17, has been missing from the Limerick area since the 24th of February.

She is now thought to be in the Letterkenny area of Donegal.

She is described …
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Sam Smith drops into McCafferty’s in Letterkenny 6 years ago

Sam Smith drops into McCafferty’s in Letterkenny

By  •  News

Superstar singer Sam Smith has been spotted several times in Letterkenny over the course of the week. On Friday Sam was spotted in McCafferty’s bar in Mountain Top, Letterkenny and happily …
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Donegal women selected to make Australia trip with ‘Banshees’ for AFL Cup 6 years ago

Donegal women selected to make Australia trip with ‘Banshees’ for AFL Cup

By  •  Sport

Letterkenny’s Leona Russell and Gaoth Dobhair pair Carolann Cassidy and Fiona Roarty are among those already selected for the trip to Melbourne with the Irish Banshees.

The AFL International Cup …
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Why is Sam in the hills of Donegal? 6 years ago

Why is Sam in the hills of Donegal?

By  •  News

Donegal is renowned for attracting celebrities in search of peace from the world of showbiz, so it didn’t come as too much of a surprise to see that Sam Smith …
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Taking some Thyme Out in Letterkenny 6 years ago

Taking some Thyme Out in Letterkenny

By  •  Life

For all things cute and floral, I escaped to the Thyme Out cafe and tea rooms adjacent to Alcorn’s Garden Centre, Letterkenny.

At the beginning of Lent, it seems almost …
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Simon Community to host Tea & Cake day in Letterkenny 6 years ago

Simon Community to host Tea & Cake day in Letterkenny

By  •  News

The North West branch of the Simon Community are to host a tea and cake day at the Silver Tassie Hotel in Letterkenny.

The event will take place from 11am …
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Julianne Herrity reflects on living the ‘American Dream’ 6 years ago

Julianne Herrity reflects on living the ‘American Dream’

By  •  Sport

The 27-year-old from Kiltoy has just returned from two years at Carson-Newman College in Tennessee, where she had a brilliant two years playing colleges football.

Herrity, a former Kilmacrennan Celtic …
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BUMBLEance day for ‘Brave little sunshine’ Órán 6 years ago

BUMBLEance day for ‘Brave little sunshine’ Órán

By  •  News

Xperia Hair & Beauty in Glencar Letterkenny are holding a fundraising weekend on Friday 10th – Saturday 11th February in memory of a brave Donegal boy.

Little Órán Nibbs (7) from Trentagh …
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Granddaughter makes appeal after elderly man suffers horrific attack 6 years ago

Granddaughter makes appeal after elderly man suffers horrific attack

By  •  News

A 77 year old pensioner was punched in the face in a horrific road rage attack. The man, who is from Manorcunningham, was brutally assaulted in his car close to …
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Something unique has happened to a famous Letterkenny house 6 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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Sarah didn’t let pregnancy get in the way of her weight loss goals! 6 years ago

Sarah didn’t let pregnancy get in the way of her weight loss goals!

Sarah Downes-Moen has lost a total of 2 stone and 7 pounds since December 2015, when her and her sister Emma decided to take the plunge and join Slimming World …
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Longer weekend breaks proposed for local schools 6 years ago

Longer weekend breaks proposed for local schools

By  •  News

The four schools St. Eunan’s College, Loreto Convent, Colaiste Ailigh and Errigal College have been discussing the proposals in recent weeks, Donegal Daily reports.

The proposed plan, which will affect thousands …
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Desirable offer comes to Donegal for Fifty Shades Darker 6 years ago

Desirable offer comes to Donegal for Fifty Shades Darker

By  •  News

There’s just one month left until the second instalment of the ‘Fifty Shades’ phenomenon comes to the big screen. It’s going to be even darker and steamier than the first …
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The great Letterkenny gift off 6 years ago

The great Letterkenny gift off

By  •  Business

Donegal Daily reports that demand for voucher cards for the popular scheme are up a hefty 50% on this time last year.

As of last night, shoppers have bought more than …
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Woman discovers burial place of forgotten dead 6 years ago

Woman discovers burial place of forgotten dead

By  •  News

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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Unstoppable Ryans through to final of Ireland’s Fittest Family 6 years ago

Unstoppable Ryans through to final of Ireland’s Fittest Family

The Ryan family from Letterkenny were up against three other super-fit families in the gruelling challenges set out in tonight’s semi- final for Ireland’s Fittest Family. With four talented families …
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10 pictures for ladies who love bubbly 6 years ago

10 pictures for ladies who love bubbly

By  •  Life

Last Thursday, the House Wine Bar & Taproom in Letterkenny hosted an evening of sparkling wine tasting, and we’re not jealous at all.

The ‘Craft & Cork’ club at House …
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Five snazzy things you’ll like at Century Complex 6 years ago

Five snazzy things you’ll like at Century Complex

By  •  News

The building, located right beside Century Cinemas, is going to be a thriving hub for kids and adults once it all opens this weekend. Here are the five top things we …
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