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Festivals & Events in Donegal


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.

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Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair

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

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27th Dec 2022 - 1st January 2023, Ghaoth Dobhair

Irish Traditional Music Festival

A Celebration of the music, language and culture of North West Donegal Gaeltacht with a variety of instruments, song and dance workshops, as well as concerts, lectures and sessions, happening each year during the Christmas holidays.

Formerly known as Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy, Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair is long established as the place to be over the Christmas season, amongst family and friends, where you’ll hear the finest of music and song in the stunning welcoming surroundings of Donegal’s Gaeltacht, Gaoth Dobhair.

Events include music, song and dance workshops, as well as a programme, which includes concerts, lectures, session trails and exhibitions.

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.


Starts Tuesday 27 December 2022
Ends Sunday 01 January 2023
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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