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Posts from the ‘Heritage’ Category

Fleadh Cheoil Chill Chartha / Kilcar Fleadh

6th – 11th August 2018


We invite everyone to come join us for a week long festival of traditional music, songs and dance, celebrating the living heritage of traditional music in South West Donegal. > More

MacGill Summer School & Arts Week

22nd – 27th July 2018


The MacGill Summer School has been in existence for thirty seven years and in that time has grown from modest beginnings to being one of the most important fora in Ireland for the analysis of topics of national interest.  > Read More

Tír Chonaill Stone Festival 2018

22nd – 24th June 2018

Mountcharles Pier

An event by the Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland. The festival will include amazing archaeological sites of Glencolmcille, as well as the Folk Village.. > Read More

Peadar O’Donnell’s Islanders / Oileánaigh Pheadair Uí Dhomhnaill

14th – 16th September 2018

Arranmore Island

Commemorative and cultural weekend with emphasis on island communities, celebrating traditional island heritage and evolving way of life of the Islanders. > Read More

Donegal Fiddle Summer School

30th July – 3rd August 2018


An annual event attended by fiddle fans from the locality and worldwide, in the beautiful surroundings of Glencolmcille in southwest Donegal. An area with a rich history of music, archeology, Irish language, great people and a relaxed atmosphere. > More

Féile Inis Bó Finne

7th – 8th July 2018

Inishbofin Island

We are pleased to inform you that Féile Inis Bó Finne will be returning again in 2018 and will be taking place from 7th – 8th July. >Read More

The Warp and Weft of Heritage Weekend

12th – 14th October 2018


This weekend event will commemorate the 430th year of the Spanish Armada shipwrecks along the West Coast of Ireland in 1588.. > Read More

The Amazing Grace Festival 2018

4th – 9th April 2018


In 1748 slave trader John Newton found refuge and safety in Lough Swilly. Inspired by these events he went on to open one of the most famous and well-loved songs of all time – “Amazing Grace” and start a lifelong battle to abolish the Slave Trade, achieved in 1807.  > Read More

Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Summer School

11th – 13th May 2018


The Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Summer School was founded in the latter part of 2013 to promote the work of the Four Masters led by Br Mícheál Ó Cléirigh in the early 17th Century. Their work to record the history of Ireland was done using a factual chronological order which was groundbreaking and innovative for the time. > More

Inishowen International Song & Ballad Seminar

23rd – 26th March 2018

Ballyliffin & Clonmany

The Inishowen Traditional Singers’ Circle run monthly sessions and singing workshops where people have the opportunity to meet and learn from Ireland’s finest traditional singers. >More