WELCOME / FÁILTE
Donegal Gathering is a key initiative of the Donegal Diaspora project bringing together young and old, from near and far, for a truly unique experience.
This tourism initiative showcases some of the major cultural events and festivals taking place throughout County Donegal, extending a heartfelt welcome to both native emigrants planning a homecoming holiday, and first-time explorers embarking on a truly unique adventure.
We showcase the best that Donegal has to offer throughout the year.
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Is togra tábhachtach de chuid Dhiaspóra Dhún na nGall é Slógadh Dhún na nGall, ar cuspóir leis an t-óg agus an sean a thabhairt le chéile, ó chian agus ó chóngar, le go mbeadh am ar dóigh acu le chéile.
Tá an togra turasóireachta seo ina ardán poiblíochta ag cuid de na mór-imeachtaí cultúrtha agus féilte cultúrtha a bhíonn ar siúl ar fud Chontae Dhún na nGall, ag cur fáilte ‘na bhaile roimh lucht deoraíochta an chontae agus iad ar ais ar saoire, agus roimh chuairteoirí úra atá ar thóir na heachtraíochta.
Cuirimid rogha agus togha an chontae chun cinn, agus déanaimid poiblíocht, fógraíocht agus margaíocht ar a son.
Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2018
The Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival which commences next weekend, is an initiative of Donegal County Council, supported by The Arts Council and Creative Ireland. Running from Friday next, September 28th to Sunday, October 7th, the event which is now in its 18th year, is set to support artists and engage communities throughout South and South West Donegal, with another packed programme of theatre, music of all kinds, spectacle, literary and visual events and events for children.
The FREE Festival Programme will be widely available throughout the South and South West of the county, from this weekend. Look out for it in local shops, libraries, hotels, restaurants, tourist information points and at all participating venues.
World Adventurer Monty Halls promotes Donegal as a Family Friendly Adventure Destination
TV personality and world adventurer Monty Halls, his wife Tamsyn and daughters Molly and Isla have been travelling all over the county filming with their company Seadog Productions this spring.
Monty Halls is a broadcaster, speaker, naturalist, former Royal Marine, marine biologist, travel writer and leadership specialist. Most recently Monty and his family spent time on the Galapagos Islands filming ‘My Family and the Galapagos’.
So from the Galapagos Islands to Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way, Monty and his family have experienced the very best of what our County has to offer. They showcase Donegal to a worldwide audience as one of the world’s most amazing family friendly adventure destinations.
Donegal Gathering Project Wins Silver Award
Donegal County Council’s Project – Donegal Gathering – won the Silver Award in the Best Connected Council Category in the All Ireland Community & Council Awards 2018.
The finalists represented their counties in Croke Park on Saturday 3rd February 2018 where the Awards Ceremony was hosted by IPB Insurance and LAMA (Local Authority Members Association).
For twelve years these awards have grown in popularity nationwide, celebrating communities and councils working together but for the first time the event moved to Croke Park for the All Ireland final and was aptly hosted by RTÉ’s national treasure, sports commentator, Marty Morrissey.
The full list of LAMA Awards 2018 Winners can be viewed here: lamaawards.org/2018/02/winners-2018
10 Reasons To Put Donegal On Your List Of New Year’s Resolutions
2018 has arrived, we know what’s coming—a New Year, a clean slate, and a list of New Year’s resolutions. We all know that it’s easy to stray from your most well-meaning goals, but do your best to keep those travel resolutions intact. After all, globe-trotting is a whole lot more fun than, say, dieting!
Donegal Tourism YouTube Channel
Check out this amazing video from Donegal Tourism promoting Donegal as a spectacular starting point on the Wild Atlantic Way! Go Visit Donegal in the beautiful North West of Ireland, where your Wild Atlantic Way adventure of a lifetime awaits.