Huge response to Mary from Dungloe appeal

ORGANISERS of the Mary From Dungloe Festival say it is “all systems go” following a hugely positive response to an appeal for volunteers. An emergency meeting was called on Monday amid fears the annual celebrations may have to be cancelled due to a lack of support from the community. But spokesperson Mary Ward told the Donegal News […]

Mary from Dungloe festival goes virtual

FOR the first time in its history the Mary From Dungloe Festival will go virtual this year with an online crowning ceremony on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Following the disappointment of last year when the annual pageant was cancelled for the first time in its 53-year history, the organisers decided a virtual event was […]

Former ‘Mary’ hits the sweet spot

A former Mary from Dungloe is working as a senior business executive at one of the world’s largest snack companies. Dr Jolene McGroarty (40), from Station Road, Falcarragh, works at the headquarters of Mondelez International in Zurich. As part of a large international corporation has meant she gets to work with some of the world’s […]