Gaoth Dobhair woman celebrates her 101st birthday

GAOTH Dobhair woman Annie (Winnie) O’Donnell, Knockastolar Bunbeg, is celebrating her 101st Birthday today. She was born in Culacrick, Annagry on December 4 1921. Her mother, Winnie (Neddie Shorcha Óg) Boyle was a native of Bun na mBeann, Annagry, while her father, Paddy O’Donnell (Paidí Johnnie Sheáin Óig), hailed from Culacrick, Annagry. Annie was the eldest […]

Well known former Gaoth Dobhair footballer turns eighty

DÓNAL Breslin, the well known former footballer, was celebrating at the weekend when he marked his 80th birthday with a big party in Teach Hiúdaí Beag, Bunbeg on Saturday. Three of his sons who are living in the United States returned home to help celebrate his milestone birthday. Dónal started playing senior football for Gaoth […]

Sisters to enjoy joint party after lockdown

TWO sisters who met in July for the first time in over two and half years because of the Covid-19 pandemic are to celebrate a joint birthday party surrounded by their nearest and dearest. Mary McDonnell, from Carrigart and Brigid Braid, Downings, will celebrate their 92nd and 90th birthday, respectively, in a special party and […]

Joining the 101 Club hale and hearty

WELL known Dunfanaghy woman Mary McAuliffe from Kill turned 101 last Monday and this year she was joined by members of her family to celebrate the occasion. Mary has become an integral part of the local community since moving to Dunfanaghy and opening her tweed and fashion shop above her late husband Jack’s pharmacy over […]

Dunfanaghy businesswoman celebrates her 100th birthday

A WELL known Dunfanaghy businesswoman celebrated a huge milestone at the weekend when she turned 100. Mary Mc Auliffe, founder of Mc Auliffe’s Craft Shop, has been heavily involved in the local community through her fundraising for good causes and working tirelessly to ensure a community centre was established in the village. Mary Brigid Mc […]

Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure’s fifth birthday

Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure is celebrating five years in business and to mark the milestone they are hosting a special event this week. The Letterkenny sports shop has partnered with Letterkenny A.C to host a 5th Birthday 5K on Wednesday 31st July at 7.30pm. The event is suitable for participants of all ages and […]