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Whatever your interest, there´s a festival for you! Donegal boasts a year-round programme of unique and exciting festivals and events with something to suit every taste. Check out our comprehensive calendar of Festivals and Events in Donegal.

Ireland Writing Retreat

Gweedore, Co. Donegal

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24 - 30 June 2019, Gweedore

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 awe-inspiring landscape soaked in Celtic legend; tuition in the Gaelic language, as well as Irish ceildhe dancing.

Location for the retreat: Gweedore, Co Donegal, Ireland


Starts Monday 24 June 2019
Ends Sunday 30 June 2019
Type Festival and Events


Price for one week-long session - 990 Euro* (excluding transfer travel costs to and from retreat location).
​Fee includes all writing classes, accommodation and breakfast, Gaeilge language and Irish ceildhe dancing classes, music concerts, island boat ride and guided walk along the beautiful hills, lakes and rugged coastline of west Donegal


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