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Posts from the ‘Special Interest / Hobby’ Category

Déjá Vu Donegal 2019 Tour

30th – 31st August 2019, Ballybofey

Déjâ Vu Donegal will honour the memory of Manus Kelly, who so tragically was killed during the Joule Donegal International Rally this year, during their rally re-union weekend at the end of August. >Read More

Mary from Dungloe International Festival 2019

27th July – 5th August 2019

Dungloe

The Mary From Dungloe International Festival has been welcoming visitors from all over the world since its inception in 1967. The festival offers something for all the family, from family fun days to shows for the smaller kids, to sporting activities for those energy filled teenagers. > Read More

Allingham Arts Festival

7th – 10th November 2019

Ballyshannon

Based in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland, Allingham Arts Festival is a celebration of the life and works of one of our town’s most famous ancestors, writer and poet William Allingham and his wife, the fine artist, Helen Allingham. Each year sees their memory celebrated with events and workshops in poetry, creative writing, digital storytelling, art & design, fine art and singer songwriting. The festival is designed to inspire and showcase participants and lovers of the creative arts. >> Read More

Excel Sports Adventure Challenges 2019

2019 Adventure Challenge Events in Donegal by Excel Sports include:

  • April 14 – Donegal Women’s Mini Marathon 10km Road Walk/Run, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal
  • April 20 – Sliabh Liag Gaeltacht Adventure Race Run/Bike Event, Kilcar, Co. Donegal
  • June 22 – Sliabh Liag Adventure Run 12km Road/Trail – Walk/Run Event, Teelin, Co. Donegal
  • July 14 – Magee 1866 Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon / Half Marathon
  • July 27/28 – Seven Sisters Skyline – Mountain / Trail Event, Dunlewey, Co. Donegal
  • Sept 29 – Donegal East Running Events: 1/2 Marathon & 3/4 Marathon, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal

For details check out: www.excelsports.ie

Dunfanaghy Jazz and Blues Festival

13th – 16th September 2018

Dunfanaghy

The annual Dunfanaghy Jazz & Blues Festival will feature a series of free live gigs in pubs and bars throughout the village. > More

Gaelforce North

22nd September 2018

Glenveagh National Park & Bunbeg

Gaelforce North is one of 12 fantastic and varied adventure challenges on the Killary Gaelforce calendar – the home of adventure challenges in Ireland.

Journey through the unspoilt splendour of hidden Donegal. Explore deep valleys, winding trails, beautiful white snad beaches and breathe in the vast open spaces. 64km full and 45km sprint courses spanning wild Donegal. > Read More

Django Sur Lennon Jazz Festival

27th – 30th September 2018

Ramelton

The festival weekend will feature a series of concerts in Ramelton Town Hall, as well as gigs and acoustic sessions in local pubs. The ‘gypsy jazz’ style is associated with the playing of one of the greatest guitarists who ever lived, Django Reinhardt (1910 – 53), a Romany gypsy in France. > Read More

Halloween Pumpkin Carving and Pumpkin Parade

31st October 2018

Bundoran

The 6th annual pumpkin carving competition and pumpkin parade happens on Halloween afternoon – ~Wednesday 31st October at the Atlantic Apartotel. An ideal time for families to bond and create fun and scary pumpkins! > READ MORE

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music 2018

9th – 13th July 2018

Letterkenny

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music is a week long event. Pupils can attend master classes on, Uilleann Pipes, Piano & Button Accordion, Fiddle, Whistle, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin, Harp & Guitar. > Read More

MacGill Summer School & Arts Week

22nd – 27th July 2018

Glenties

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