Talented Toni making an impact on others through her music

A TALENTED St Johnston woman who suffers with crippling anxiety is hoping her music and courage will help other people who may be struggling with their mental health. Toni Ross (26) a talented singer and guitarist, currently works as a receptionist in the St Johnston Carrigans Family Resource Centre. With some encouragement from her cousin Shannon, she […]

Pursuing her dream career close to home

A DONEGAL homebird is taking full advantage of Donegal ATU as she continues to pursue her dream career without having to flee too far from the nest. Lisa Gallagher from Glenfin began her third level journey further afield but after year one she realised that she would like to be closer to home. Lisa took time to […]

Programme for adults with long term health conditions to be held in Bundoran

The Living Well Programme is a key evidence-based resource of the Self-management Support Programme across Community Healthcare Cavan Donegal Leitrim Monaghan Sligo (CH CDLMS). Living Well supports adults, 18 years and over, living with long term health conditions such as Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, heart conditions, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Arthritis and chronic pain to develop self-management […]

Twenty four hours in Dublin from Donegal Airport

IT’S amazing what you can pack into 24 hours in Dublin – especially with a quick flight from Donegal Airport. We arrived at Donegal Airport on Thursday morning at around 6.30am,checked in and even had time to enjoy a sneaky sausage roll from the cafe before boarding the 7.50am flight to Dublin. It was the most chilled out experience I […]

Donegal TikToker heading to host Women’s World Cup

DONEGAL TikToker Eric Roberts has landed a new gig as the host of the Women’s World Cup.  The Downings man, who shot to fame due to his hilarious videos on TikTok, is heading to Australia to host the Women’s World Cup with JD Sports as Ireland compete in the tournament.   Advertisement Posting the news […]

New comedy club to open in Letterkenny

THE organiser of a brand new Comedy Club in Letterkenny is hoping to attract more Donegal comedians to the big stage. Michael Aiken (35), a gardener from Letterkenny, has launched Slaughter House Comedy, the newest and most anticipated comedy club opening its doors on July 6 at House Bar, Voodoo in Letterkenny. The comedy club aims to bring audiences laughter […]

Donegal historian’s Titanic TikTok goes viral

A DONEGAL historian has once again gone viral with another interesting historical fact – this time for her knowledge of the Titantic. Katie Charlwood, (35) is a qualified social scientist and the author, presenter, and host of the ‘Who Did What Now’ podcast. Her recent TikTok on the sinking of the Titanic which details the facts around how […]

New boardwalk, beach wheelchair and mobility walker installed at Magherawarden Beach 

A NEW boardwalk, beach wheelchair and Age Friendly mobility walker has been launched by Donegal County Council at Magherawarden’s Blue Flag beach in Portsalon. Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr Liam Blaney officially launched the new boardwalk, accessible beach wheelchair and Ireland’s first Age Friendly mobility beach walker at Magherawarden, Portsalon on Monday with the ribbon […]

John on top of the world after Kilimanjaro climb

ONCE left paralysed from a rare neurological disorder, Letterkenny man John Wilkie celebrated his good health by climbing to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain at the weekend. John was part of an expedition team which reached the top of Kilimanjaro on Saturday morning. As part of the challenge, John is raising much needed funds for […]