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Darkness Into Light Donegal

11th May 2019

Various locations in Co. Donegal

Starting at 4.15am, and crossing the line just as dawn is breaking, the phenomenon that is Darkness Into Light.  It will take place at more than 150 venues across Ireland and all over the world in the early hours. > More

Bealtaine Festival 2019

1st – 31st May 2019

Countywide

May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age! Over 120,000 people now take part in Bealtaine.  > More

Heritage Week in County Donegal

17th – 25th August 2019

Throughout Co. Donegal

National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council & Local Authority Heritage Officers with support from Fáilte Ireland. County Donegal has become one of the places to be during ‘Heritage Week’. > 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

Ballyshannon Drama Festival 2019

9th – 17th March 2019

Ballyshannon

The 67th Ballyshannon Drama Festival will run from Ssaturday, 9th March to Sunday, 17th March 2019 in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. > Read More

Ardara Walking Festival 2019

15th – 18th March 2019

Ardara

Ardara’s renowned Walking Festival with Short, Medium & Strenuous Walks. Breathtaking walks of truly spectacular scenery, a must for all to experience… > 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

Easter Egg Painting

20th April 2019

Bundoran

The annual Discover Bundoran Easter Egg Painting takes place on Easter Saturday 20th April! >> Read More

May the 4th Be With You Festival

3rd – 5th May 2019

Inishowen, Co. Donegal & Co. Kerry

Kicking off on May the 3rd in the Kerry village of Portmagee and for the first time, across Donegal’s Inishowen Peninsula, the three day festival will include a host of activities for all ages to celebrate May the 4th, the day when fans across the globe commemorate the Star Wars Universe. Filming for recent Star Wars films took place in locations across Kerry, Cork, Clare and Donegal. >> Read More