Hundreds set to take part in Relay for Life


by Paddy Walsh HUNDREDS are expected to take part in this year’s Donegal Relay for Life which runs over twenty-fours from Saturday afternoon helping to raise funds and awareness in the battle against cancer. Singer Daniel O’Donnell will spearhead the entertainment element of an event that is both inspirational and emotional and literally spells out […]


Fans make special journey to see Daniel


By Dionne Meehan TWO Daniel O’Donnell mega-fans from Singapore recently travelled over eight hours to Australia to see their idol in concert. After the sombre shadow of cancer claimed Debra Palmer’s godmother, her grandmother Patricia Pereira was left solitary in its wake. Advertisement To bridge her solitude, Debra and her mother Valerie Pareira immersed themselves […]


Daniel’s heartfelt goodbye to Letterkenny’s Sally Blake


By Dionne Meehan SINGER Daniel O’Donnell has given local woman Sally Blake a special send off by singing at her funeral on Friday. Sally, of 14 Ard O’Donnell, passed away last Tuesday in the care of the staff of Archview Lodge Nursing Home. Advertisement Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Eunan’s Cathedral on Friday at 11am. […]


Downings woman attends Daniel O’Donnell concert in Perth


A DOWNINGS woman has described Daniel O’Donnell as being one of Donegal’s “greatest exports” after she attended his recent show in Perth, Western Australia. Susan Coyle’s love for the country singer began ten years ago when she attended his concert in the Riverside Theatre at the Convention Centre in Perth. “Blown away” by his ability […]


Daniel O’Donnell tipped for Dancing with the Stars


DANIEL O’Donnell has become the latest name to potentially take part in next year’s Dancing With the Stars when it returns to our screens in January. Boyle Sports has made the Donegal singer its 6/1 second favourite with fellow rumoured contestant, model Roz Purcell still the frontrunner in the betting at 4/1. The country music star […]


Huge response to Daniel’s prayer calls


DANIEL O’Donnell has urged fans to keep his manager Kieran Cavanagh in their thoughts. Mr Cavanagh, a Sligo native, has been Daniel’s manager since 2017. The Donegal star has revealed that his manager has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Advertisement Daniel said: “I’d like to ask for prayers for my manager Kieran Cavanagh. He has […]


Majella O’Donnell apologises for offence caused by her art


MAJELLA O’Donnell has apologised for any offence caused after being accused of cultural misappropriation in a painting she created. The wife of country music star, Daniel O’Donnell, Majella shared her artwork which features golden designs or circles and dots, on social media. In a tweet to broadcaster John Creedon, Majella said: “Sitting in my cabin in […]


Adele selected as 2023 Mary from Dungloe


ADELE Morgan, the Dubai Mary, was selected as the 56th Mary from Dungloe at Sunday night’s Crowning Cabaret. The 28-year-old is from Glasgow and has strong connections with Donegal having attended the Mary from Dungloe many times over the years along with her cousins and extended family who live in the Rosses. Her crowning brought […]


Kindhearted boy (10) hosting tea party for Donegal Hospice


By Emma Ryan A KINDHEARTED ten year old boy who has already raised around €6,000 for Donegal Hospice is on another fundraising mission in memory of his two grandmothers. Conor McCready (10) from Carrigans has been fundraising for the Donegal Hospice since he was just seven years old and has raised around €6,000 through Christmas fundraisers including the […]