Events raising awareness of County Donegal’s built, cultural and natural heritage.
2020 Event Cancelled
Ceol na Coille Irish Music Summer School 2020
Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic, Ceol na Coille Summer School 2020 will not take place this year.
In these unprecedented times, the health and safety of students, tutors and the local community is of utmost concern. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but feel this is the correct action to be taken.
Our dates for…
19 July 2020, Bundoran
Bundoran Classic Car Show will take place on the 19th of July 2020, starting from 12 noon till 5 pm. Classic and Vintage Cars & Unusual vehicles very welcome.
The Show has gone from strength to strength each year. Providing a vast range of makes and models, there’s something to interest everyone.
The event takes place in Bundoran’s West End car park. Due to the prim…
25 July - 03 August 2020, Dungloe
We may be a small town, but boy do we know how to throw a festival! Start planning your trip to the 53rd annual Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival today. We are a warm, family-friendly festival held from July 25th to August 3rd 2020.
Featuring contestants from all corners of the world The Mary From Dungloe brings elegance and charm to the festival…
The latest Covid guidelines in relation to the hosting of festivals comes under Phase 5 due to be implemented on the 10th August, therefore, the Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival inform you of the postponement of our planned 43rd Festival, which was due to take place from 30th July to 2nd August, 2020.
We look very much forward to welcoming you back to the Bally…
30th July - 3rd August 2020, Muff
We are glad to announce the return of Muff Festival 2020, the 40th Festival in our history.
This year's Muff Festival will take place from Thursday 30th July to Monday 3rd August, the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Glencolmcille Agricultural Show 2020 Update:
It is with great regret and sadness that we inform you of the cancellation of The Glencolmcille Agricultural Show 2020 due to the situation surrounding Covid-19.
As a committee, we were all looking forward to welcoming you to the show grounds and work was well underway to ensure that we delivered a show that was bigger and bette…
Adhering to social distancing guidelines, our committee put measures in place to allow a meeting to take place safely to discuss the future of the 2020 Agricultural Show.
After careful consideration, and taking all factors into account we have come to the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Clonmany Agricultural Show.
This is not a decision we have taken lightly. We have…
15th - 23rd August 2020, Countywide
National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council & Local Authority Heritage Officers with support from Fáilte Ireland. County Donegal has become one of the places to be during ‘Heritage Week’.Over 120 events are taking place for National Heritage Week in County Donegal from Saturday, August 15 to Sunday, August 23, 2020 and most of them are free.…
We fish we had batter news, but the trout is we’ve decided to cancel #Hooked 2020.
We did mullet over, but it’s probably for the bass.
See you in 2021 - Ciao-der!
2020 Clan Gathering
Dates of Gathering: 9, 10, 11 & 12 September 2020
Location: Donegal, Ireland.
Organised by: O’Donnell Clan Association Committee.
ODonnell of Tyrconnell – Ó Domhnaill Tír Chonaill is the ruling clan of the ancient Kingdom of Tyrconnell who reigned until the completion of the English Conquest of Ireland in 1601. The clans seat today remains focused mostly around Coun…
September 21st - 27th, 2020 - Autumn Writing Retreat 2020
A week-long, creative writing holiday with a difference – scenic walks, fascinating talks and daily practical writing and editing workshops – all in a land that time forgot, in probably the most scenic part of Ireland, along the famous Wild Atlantic Way.
Plus lively, traditional Irish music concerts; island and castle tours of an aw…
25th - 27th September 2020, Ardara
The Johnny Doherty Festival is a traditional music festival in memory of the late John Doherty, a local fiddle legend.
Held in the scenic heritage town of Ardara in Co Donegal, The Johnny Doherty Festival aims to promote the music and dance traditions of the area. John Doherty was a world renowned traditional musician who was born in and spent much time in…
23 - 27 January 2021 - 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…
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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