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2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

4th – 8th July 2018

Ballyliffin Golf Club, Inishowen, Co. Donegal

When the announcement was made towards the end of the 2017 Irish Open at Portstewart that the 2018 event would be moving along the north coast to Ballyliffin, golfers in Donegal knew that it was the end of an era! For decades now, the North West of Ireland has been the well kept secret of adventurous golfers looking for the perfect golf experience without the inflated green fees or overcrowded courses. Once the European Tour machine roll into Ballyliffin in early July 2018, this secret will be no more. >> Read More

SULT Music Festival

6th – 7th July 2018

Gweedore

SULT Festival will be the first of an annual two day outdoor music festival based in Gweedore, Donegal. Acts include: Keywest, Ryan Sheridan, The Logues, Danny & James, Fast as Folk and more to be announced! > Read More

Castle Grove Annual Strawberry Festival

7th July 2018

Castle Grove Country House Hotel, Letterkenny

Castle Grove would like to invite you to a day at Castle Grove filled with Fun, Music and Strawberries. > Read More

Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon & Half Marathon

8th July 2018

Killybegs

Donegal Wild Atlantic half and full marathon takes place in Killybegs along the stunning South West coast on Sunday July 08. The course consists of a Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and a Full Marathon (26.2 miles) and runs entirely along the Wild Atlantic Way. > Read More

Earagail Arts Festival

7th – 29th July 2018

Countywide 

Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language), multidisciplinary arts festival which takes place each July throughout County Donegal – two weeks of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard. > Read More

Leo’s Tavern 50th Anniversary Festival

12th – 16th July 2018

Crolly

Leo’s Tavern, voted best Ulster Music Venue 2017 by IMRO, celebrates 50 years this year. > Read More

Seven Sisters Mountain Marathon & Half Marathon

22nd July 2018

Dunfanaghy

The Inaugural Seven Sisters Mountain Trail Marathon is a 42k Race incorporating approximately 4,000m (13,000ft) of accumulative ascent; a 22k Half Marathon with 2,000m of ascent organized by Excel Sports. > Read More

Follow the Footsteps of the Spanish Armada in Donegal

4th – 5th August 2018

Ardara

The Ardara GAP Heritage and History Group have two exciting upcoming events to commemorate the 430th anniversary of the Spanish Armada in Donegal.

These commemorative events are of national and international importance. They also take place during the European Year of Cultural Heritage. As the Armada was made up of many European and non-European nationalities, this year will have far-reaching connections across the Iberian Peninsula and the former Spanish colonies. Over the last number of years, there has been an increased interest and recognition in this 16th century political and maritime event. > Read Event

Extreme North – Quadrathon Festival

16th – 19th August 2018

Inishowen

Marathons of Memories. There are lots of Half, Full & Ultra Marathons but there is only one QUADRATHON, a festival of running that goes way beyond the run itself, walkers, runners, coastal scenery, lapping waves, camaraderie, hospitality and “medals to dream for” are only a few of the reasons why you’d want to register for this iconic and friendliest of event. > Read More

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Greencastle Regatta

16th – 19th August 2018

Greencastle

Greencastle Regatta is one of the longest running Maritime Festivals in Ireland and it will be back again this year. It’s a fun packed festival celebrating our maritime heritage along the Foyle. > More