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Donegal Connect

27th Sept – 6th Oct 2019

County Donegal

The objective of the initiative is to bring people back to Donegal to explore the county and find out for themselves why it is a great county to visit, to relocate to, to grow up in, to be educated in, to work in, to invest in or to retire in…. > Read More

Johnny Doherty Music & Dancing Festival

27th – 29th September 2019

Ardara

The Johnny Doherty Festival is a traditional music and dance festival held in Ardara to honour the late John Doherty, a legendary fiddler from the area.  It comprises concerts, sessions, workshops, ceili dances, and many more informal events.  > 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

Buncrana Music Festival

28th – 29th June 2019

Buncrana, Inishowen

Buncrana Music Festival returns to Buncrana’s Shore Front in what is expected to be the biggest music event in the north west of the year.

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Ireland Writing Retreat

Autumn: 24th – 30th September 2018

West Donegal

A week-long, creative writing holiday with a difference – scenic walks, fascinating talks and daily practical writing and editing workshops – all in a land that time forgot, in probably the most scenic part of Ireland, along the famous ‘Wild Atlantic Way.’ > 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

Dunfanaghy Food Festival

29th – 30th September 2018

Dunfanaghy

A festival highlighting the vast array of local artisan food producers with demonstrations, special offers, traditional music and entertainment. > Read More

Loinneog Lúnasa

9th – 13th August 2018

Gaoth Dobhair

This Festival celebrates the musical and cultural heritage of Gaoth Dobhair. There are few areas in Ireland that can boast such a wealth of internationally renowned musical acts. > Read More

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