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Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair

Pobalscoil Gaoth Dobhair, 6 Port Arthur View, Lunniagh, Derrybeg

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27th Dec 2019 - 1st January 2020, Ghaoth Dobhair

2019 sees Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair celebrating its sixth year with a stellar lineup of music performances including Dervish, Fidil, Julie Fowlis and Zoë Conway plus many more. You also get an opportunity to attend workshops in music, song and dance from some of our finest! All of this happens in the beautiful surroundings of the Donegal Gaeltacht of Gaoth Dobhair.

This unique festival is a lovely way to come down after the Christmas shenanigans, and welcome in the New Year amongst family and friends, with the best of music, song, fun and dance. We hope you join us!

Venues for this year festival events include An Gailearaí (Gaoth Dobhair Business Park), Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair, Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair and Teach Jack; Teach Hiúdaí Beag, and Club CLG Gaoth Dobhair.

Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair is organised by Comharchumann Forbartha Ghaoth Dobhair, who very much appreciate the voluntary support given to the festival by the community.

Scoil Gheimhridh gratefully receive annual funding from the Arts Council Traditional Arts fund.


Starts Friday 27 December 2019
Ends Wednesday 01 January 2020
Type Festival and Events


Ticket information and bookings via event website


Pobalscoil Gaoth Dobhair,
6 Port Arthur View, Lunniagh, Derrybeg,
F92 HX52

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