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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.

Oideas Gael – Irish Language & Cultural Activity Holidays

1st June to 28th October 2019 - Oideas Gael has been recognised, on a number of occasions, as one of Ireland’s unique cultural education providers and was the 1997 winner of the National Rural Tourism Award sponsored by Bord Fáilte, The Northern Ireland Tourist Board and Allied Irish Banks. They also achieved the distinction of being the winner of the BARR 50 businesses in Irish, from the daily Ir…

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Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival

21 - 23 June 2019, Bundoran SEA SESSIONS is Europe’s best surf, skate and music festival taking place in Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland. A 3 day long event of surfing, skating, partying and music! Sea Sessions is rooted in a love of surfing. The cream of Irish and European surfers take part in the ASP sanctioned surf competition. In addition to surfing and music, other activities include str…

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The BAND Festival

21 - 23 June 2019, Dunfanaghy We are calling this year’s festival, “BAND 2019 The Year of the Guitar” because among the bands and musicians taking part will be some world class guitar players including: Porter McClister, one of Nashville’s best guitar players; Sephen Inglis an amazing and multifarious guitarist from Hawaii; Shawn Jones a superb American roots guitarist from California;…

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Donegal Town Summer Festival

28 - 30th June 2019, Donegal Town Donegal Town Summer Festival will take place on the Diamond in Donegal Town. Another great weekend guaranteed! LIVE OPEN AIR CONCERTS.... Family Fun, Kids Fun Days...... and lots lots more!!!!!

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Buncrana Music Festival

28 - 29 June 2019, Buncrana Buncrana Music Festival returns to Buncrana’s Shore Front in what is expected to be the biggest music event in the north west of the year. A top-class array of Irish talent is on display with organisers, Notorious Events, revealing eight acts so far, including The Dolerentos, Hudson Taylor, the Hot House Flowers, the Blizzards, Keywest, and Natty Wailer along with…

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