Famous lights to shine despite soaring costs


THE organisers of a major Christmas fundraiser in Kerrykeel have confirmed it will go-ahead this year despite soaring energy costs, but say it will need the help of sponsorship. Mary and Michael Whoriskey have been lighting up the outside of their home every Christmas for the last 17 years, raising over €75,000 for multiple worthy […]


Litte bit of magic as Raphoe’s Diamond sparkles bright


It was a Christmas Lights ‘switch on’ with a little bit of magic this year in Raphoe. Residents and businesses in the Diamond, the town centre, came to their doorstep on Saturday and with a wave of the hand the trees were lit up bringing a much needed sparkle to the town. The Chairperson of […]


Whoriskey Christmas lights to be turned on this Friday


IRELAND’S biggest private home Christmas lights display are set to dazzle once again when special guest Santa turns them on this Friday. Mary Whoriskey and husband Michael have been lighting up the townland of Gortcally outside Kerrykeel for the past 16 years. They have raised almost €60,000 for charities including Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin […]


Christmas in Ramelton


EXCITEMENT is building in Ramelton in advance of this Tuesday, (December 5) evening’s switching on of the Christmas lights by local clergy. Highland Radio’s Gary Gamble will be taking part in the afternoon’s fun and games which will be broadcast live from the station’s outside broadcast unit from 2.30 pm until 5 pm at Gamble’s […]