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Heritage Events in Donegal

Festivals & Events

Events raising awareness of County Donegal’s built, cultural and natural heritage.

Colmcille 1500

St. Colmcille, also known as St. Columba, is one of Ireland's patron saints, a distinction that he shares with St. Patrick and St. Bridget. St. Colmcille was born in Gartan, County Donegal on December 7, 521 A.D. or 520 A.D. There are many sites associated with his life and many more that are dedicated to him. In 545 A.D., St. Colmcille founded his first monastery in Derry / Doire Cholm Cille. …

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Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music 2021

12th-16th July 2021, Letterkenny The Summer School will be our 10th anniversary year and with an even bigger ‘Jammed Packed’ program of events, we hope to welcome you all again. Take Care and Stay Safe

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Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival

29th July - 1st August 2021, Virtual Event The 44th Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music virtual re-imagined festival is taking place this Bank Holiday Weekend. It the oldest festival of its genre in the world. Ballyshannon is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way in the beautiful county of Donegal – the coolest place on the planet! Every year over the August Bank Holiday this festival celeb…

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Greencastle Regatta

2020 Event Cancelled New 2021 date: 5th - 8th August It is with heavy heart, that in the interest of public safety, we have decided to cancel this year’s Regatta and Festival. As one of the longest running regatta's in the country we had hoped to run the event in some form this year but given the government recommendations and in the interests and safety of everyone involved, we now see tha…

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Atlantic Irish Fest

22 - 26 January 2022 - Bundoran The Northwest of Ireland has long been celebrated for its unique Atlantic culture and history. Now there is a festival which takes place on that Wild Atlantic Way, making the most of the cosy winter atmosphere, with the best of live music, cultural talks about the history of Ireland, outdoor activities along the spectacular coastline, and plenty of craic and ceo…

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