Opry le Daniel experience a dream come true for Sinead


SINEAD Black admits that the build-up to a dream performance at Opry le Daniel could have gone a lot smoother. After all, it’s not every night that you get to sing on stage with Daniel O’Donnell himself. So losing her voice in the days before the concert was not part of the plans. Advertisement But […]


Daniel O’Donnell hot favourite to replace Ryan Tubridy


Daniel O’Donnell has emerged as the hot favourite to replace Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show, according to Ladbrokes. Since Ryan Tubridy announced his departure, Claire Byrne had been the bookies frontrunner, but following a surge in support overnight, country music icon O’Donnell has shot into the top spot and is now the EVEN […]


Daniel O’Donnell thanks community after sister’s death


DANIEL O’Donnell and his family have paid a heartfelt thanks to the local community for their support and kindness following the sudden death of his sister. Kathleen Doogan (Bosco) née O’Donnell died last month at her home in Kincasslagh. The wake and funeral of the popular and much-loved mother-of-four was attended by hundreds of people. Advertisement In a fitting […]


Daniel O’Donnell pays tribute after death of his sister


Daniel O’Donnell has paid tribute to his late sister, Kathleen Doogan, who died suddenly yesterday.  Mrs Doogan, late of Kincasslagh, was a mother of four and well known for running The Viking House Hotel. In a tribute posted on Facebook, Daniel O’Donnell said, Advertisement “It is with great sadness and disbelief that I have to […]


Shooting begins for Daniel’s haunting new video


DANIEL O’Donnell will have to save Dungloe when it comes under attack this Halloween. At least that is the script of the Kincasslagh man’s new music video which is being shot in the town. The Donegal News can reveal that the Kincasslagh singer will have to swing into action to rescue Dungloe from some nefarious […]


The Boy from Donegal – Daniel O’Donnell documentary


A documentary exploring the life and career of Daniel O’Donnell will be shown on RTE One and BBC One NI on Tuesday 28 December to mark his 60th birthday. Daniel at Sixty is a fascinating and revealing insight into the man himself with exclusive access to Daniel during his recent UK and US tour, and […]


Noah’s bed push has set off from Dublin


ONE of Ireland’s most challenging fundraising events has set off from Dublin. Noah’s bed push beginning at Crumlin Hospital for sick children is in aid of nine beneficiaries that have supported young Noah Gooch, a six-year-old boy from Donegal who was diagnosed with cancer this year. Noah (6) has won the hearts of thousands of […]


Tributes to founder of Donegal Association in Sydney


THE death occurred after a short illness on Monday of Rose Doherty, Sydney, Australia and formerly from Barnes, Termon. Mrs Doherty (83) passed away from alzheimers disease less than six months after the death of her husband John Joe who was from Ray, Manorcunningham. Before travelling to Australia with John Joe in 1959 Rose McGarvey […]


Daniel O’Donnell is eager to get back on the road


DANIEL O’Donnell is looking forward to getting back on the road later this year. Like many musicians, the country music legend has completed a year without touring but now he’s hopeful for the light at the end of the tunnel. Recently, his management company announced dates again with a tour of the UK in October […]


Croke Park groundsman goes back to school in Donegal


ONE of the groundsmen who helped look after the Croke Park pitch ahead of recent All-Ireland Senior Football and Hurling Championship finals is working on a project much closer to home these days. Hughie O’Donnell, who operates his own Groundwork and Landscaping Service in Annagry, is developing a new playing field and running track at […]