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READ THE REID: The nine month wait is over for Donegal supporters

Donegal GAA supporters have long memories. Sunday 5th August 2018 is a date that will stir the mind of those supporters. It was a balmy summer afternoon when Tyrone marched into the All-Ireland semi-final after a raid into McCumhaill Park in Ballybofey. Donegal were reigning Ulster champions.

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Cats and kittens in foster care rising by the day - Donegal Animals in Need

The number of cats and kittens in foster care at Animals In Need (AIN) is rising by the day , with 13 new arrivals this week bringing the current total to 64 felines in their care.

Amongst the latest influx was a stray cat from Letterkenny and her six kittens. Shockingly this

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Deaths in Donegal - Friday evening, May 24

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: 

- Kitty Ferry, Brinalack, Gweedore

- Mary McFadden Nee Brady, Formally of Drimnakillew, Creeslough

-Joe Mc Girr, Alt Upper, Castlefin

- Maeve Byrne, Towney, Kilcar 

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Strong turnout in Letterkenny polling stations

Polling station staff at Trinity Hall Mary Gallagher, Joe Friel and Bridget Kelly.

Jim Patton castng his vote at Lurgybrack NS Polling Station on Friday.

Election candidate supporters at Ballyraine NS Polling Station Mick McGarry, Paul Sweeney, Jacinta McNamee and Grace

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Donegal sports writer to launch book on 'Local Legends' of the Fermanagh/South Donegal area

Renowned Donegal journalist, writer and sports reporter Gerry McLaughlin is launching a book celebrating people who are local legends of the Fermanagh/South Donegal region.

The book is based on Mr McLaughlin’s Local Legends series. The collection is a must read for any fan of sports or

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Donegal Rose of Tralee to be selected in Abbey Hotel this weekend

The Abbey Hotel in Donegal Town will host the Donegal Rose Selection in association with R McCullagh Jewellers this Saturday 25th May

This year's Roses have been busy getting prepared for the selection this weekend when we will find out who will go forward to represent Donegal in

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Donegal U-20s face Tyrone in curtain raiser in Brewster Park on Sunday

Donegal are chasing a second win in the Philly McGuinness U-20 Development League when they face Tyrone on Sunday in Brewster Park.

The game is the curtain raiser to the meeting of Donegal and Fermanagh in the Ulster senior championship.

The game was originally pencilled in for

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Donegal voting reported as comparable to previous years 
Turnout of up to 15% in some areas this morning
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Much sadness at news of the death of Charles Quinn, Meenacally, Donegal Town

The death of Charles Quinn (known as Charlie), Meenacally, Donegal Town was learned of with regret last week.

He had been in ill health for a couple of years but he never complained and was always upbeat and cheerful. His death at the young age of 67 still came as a shock to his family and

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Playing football is what I live for - Dáire Ó Baoill

It has been a long season so far for Donegal wing-back Dáire Ó Baoill and he is enjoying every minute of it.

The young Gaoth Dobhair man was an influential member of the Gaoth Dobhair side that won an historic first Ulster Club Championship back in February before giving

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National Slow Down Day 24th & 25th May, 2019

Gardai will conduct a national speed enforcement operation "Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Friday 24th May to 07.00hrs on Saturday 25th May 2019.

The objective is to reduce the number of speed related

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Abbey Hotel to host Donegal Rose selection

The Abbey Hotel in Donegal Town will host the Donegal Rose Selection in association with R McCullagh Jewellers tomorrow evening.

This year’s Roses have been busy getting prepared for the selection this weekend when we will find out who will go forward to represent Donegal in the Rose

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Donegal voters going to the polls today
Voting underway in local and European elections
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Donegal defender Paddy McGrath glad that wait for Fermanagh clash almost over

Paddy McGrath hit a championship point against Fermanagh in the 2018 Ulster final and who would bet against him doubling that on Sunday next in Brewster Park, Enniskillen.

There is a Donegal supporter in Sligo who wanted to start a petition to turn Paddy into a corner-forward a number of

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A handy guide to voting in Friday's referendum, local and European elections
Everything you need to know ahead of election weekend
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Daily News
Gardaí called to polling station

The local elections will elect 37 members representing seven Local Electoral Areas on Donegal County Council.

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Deaths in Donegal - Friday, May 24

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: 

- Mary McFadden Nee Brady, Formally of Drimnakillew, Creeslough

-Joe Mc Girr, Alt Upper, Castlefin

- Maeve Byrne, Towney, Kilcar 

- Cyprian Gallagher, Donegal town 

- Jim

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Ó Baoill hoping to make starting XV

Gaoth Dobhair defender Daire Ó Baoill is hoping to be given a starting position in the Donegal team for Sunday’s match with Fermanagh.

Ó Baoill impressed in his debut season with Donegal last year and made five championship appearances as a replacement.

He also added pace and

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Donegal manager Declan Bonner ready for battle in Enniskillen
Bonner says they are not looking beyond Sunday next
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Paul 'Papa' Durcan has cubs to look after now on his return to the Donegal fold
Peter Campbell spoke to two-time All-Star Paul Durcan about his return to the Donegal fold and the changes he has seen after three years away
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Finn Harps take face Derry City in the Brandywell on Friday and again on Monday

John Kavanagh is the latest player to join the Harps injury list as Ollie Horgan prepares his troops to do battle against Derry City on Friday night.

The SSE Airtricity Premier Division encounter at Brandywell will be the second meeting of these two sides this season.

Derry won a

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PICTURE GALLERY: See our picture gallery from Donegal Town Basketball Awards night

The Donegal Town Basketball Club hosted their annual awards night on Sunday 19th May in the St Patrick’s Parish Centre in Donegal Town. It was brilliant to see the hall packed with blue and yellow jumpers, showing that the sport is alive and well in Donegal Town. Awards were presented to

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Latest news from Donegal
today 18:16 READ THE REID: The nine month wait is over for Donegal supporters
today 18:07 Cats and kittens in foster care rising by the day - Donegal Animals in Need
today 17:13 Deaths in Donegal - Friday evening, May 24
today 17:01 Gardaí called to polling station
today 17:01 Strong turnout in Letterkenny polling stations
today 16:10 Murphy’s return tips balance in favour of Donegal - Sylvester Maguire
today 16:01 Donegal sports writer to launch book on 'Local Legends' of the Fermanagh/South Donegal area
today 14:58 Donegal Rose of Tralee to be selected in Abbey Hotel this weekend
today 14:04 Finn Harps U-13s secure draw with Sligo Rovers at Sligo IT
today 14:04 Donegal U-20s face Tyrone in curtain raiser in Brewster Park on Sunday
today 14:04 Donegal voting reported as comparable to previous years 
today 13:01 Much sadness at news of the death of Charles Quinn, Meenacally, Donegal Town
today 11:58 Playing football is what I live for - Dáire Ó Baoill
today 11:49 National Slow Down Day 24th & 25th May, 2019
today 11:46 Abbey Hotel to host Donegal Rose selection
today 10:55 Deaths in Donegal - Friday, May 24
today 10:55 Donegal voters going to the polls today
today 09:52 Donegal defender Paddy McGrath glad that wait for Fermanagh clash almost over
today 09:52 A handy guide to voting in Friday's referendum, local and European elections
today 09:40 Ó Baoill hoping to make starting XV
today 07:46 MANUS BOYLE COLUMN: Hunger and discipline needed by Donegal for Fermanagh
today 06:34 Harps trip to Brandywell could be Derry's last home league game until July
today 22:19 Donegal manager Declan Bonner ready for battle in Enniskillen
today 22:19 Paul 'Papa' Durcan has cubs to look after now on his return to the Donegal fold
today 22:19 Finn Harps take face Derry City in the Brandywell on Friday and again on Monday
today 22:19 PICTURE GALLERY: See our picture gallery from Donegal Town Basketball Awards night
today 22:19 Donegal boxers take home three national titles at weekend
yesterday 21:16 THE SPORTING DIARY: Patrick McBrearty's ‘Drive For Five’ with Donegal begins on Sunday
yesterday 19:10 Deaths in Donegal, Thursday evening, May 23
yesterday 19:10 Over five hundred people stopped for speeding within a three month period in Donegal
yesterday 16:52 Young Buncrana kickboxer set to shine at junior world cup
yesterday 16:52 Concerns over facebook homophobic website targeting MEP candidate in Midlands-Northwest Constituency
yesterday 16:52 Donegal restaurant is Ulster Winner of Bord Bia’s ‘Eggs for Anytime’ Chef Competition
yesterday 16:49 Durcan battling for goalkeeper spot
yesterday 16:49 Richard Noble to launch new exhibition at RCC
yesterday 15:49 19 candidates seeking six seats in Municipal District of Donegal
yesterday 15:49 Donegal people are traveling further to work and the country’s workforce is ageing, says WDC study
yesterday 12:52 Ballyshannon Shoe Company having a party to celebrate 70 years in business
yesterday 12:40 Glenties Municipal District - Political battle will be hard fought
yesterday 12:37 FIVE MINUTES WITH… Jade O’Donnell
yesterday 11:49 Voting underway on Donegal islands
yesterday 11:49 Donegal students’ award-winning designs hit the red carpet in Cannes
yesterday 11:49 Donegal pupils meet with RTÉ stars at Junior Entrepreneur Showcase
yesterday 11:37 Voting taking place on Donegal islands
yesterday 10:46 Deaths in Donegal - Thursday morning, May 24
yesterday 10:46 Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Letterkenny celebrates First Holy Communions
yesterday 00:16 Waiting lists for childcare places in Donegal growing 
2019-05-22 19:58 Great sadness in Ballyshannon area after sudden death in Toronto, Canada
2019-05-22 19:58 19 candidates in Inishowen seeking nine seats
2019-05-22 19:58 Deaths in Donegal - Wednesday evening, May 22, 2019
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