Venues & Organisations

  • Craft & creativity

  • Donegal Craft Village, Donegal Town

    Ballyshannon Road, Donegal Town  Donegal Craft Village is a showcase for contemporary arts and crafts. There are seven workshops occupied by talented artists, who are highly skilled craftspeople in their chosen medium. Full list of events and further information at: www.donegalcraftvillage.com Donegal Craft Village Brochure
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  • RedmondHerrity Sculpture Centre

    Redmond Herrity has travelled extensively creating private and public commissions throughout Ireland and abroad. He has been given many awards in Ireland including sculptor of the year in 2009 by the Royal Hibernian Academy. Redmond’s studio workspace is located at Lismonaghan, Letterkenny.    Further information:  www.redmondherrity.com
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  • Donegal Designer Makers

    Donegal Designer Makers promotes the work of local designers and crafts workers. Designers and crafts people throughout Donegal are encouraged to apply for membership of this group, which has ambitious plans for the promotion of creative and artistic design work in the North West.    Further Information: www.donegaldesignermakers.com
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  • Koko Designs

    Ramelton  A studio and gallery featuring bespoke lampshades, silk scarves and evening bags as well as a full selection of other designs. All the silk work is hand painted in the studio in Ramelton, Co Donegal.  Website:  www.kokodesigns.ie
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  • An Clachán – Gallery and Arts Centre, Gaoth Dobhair

    Gaoth Dobhair  The most eclectic studio and gallery in Co. Donegal combining working studios, gallery space and retail - featuring some of the best art and crafts in the county. Tuilleadh eolais / Further information: www.facebook.com 
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  • Bre Smith Studio and Gallery

    Neil T Blaney Road, Letterkenny  Bre Smith’s Studio Gallery has a variety of art and craft, gifts & artefacts, many Donegal themed, inspired by the county’s wild and beautiful character.    Further information: bresmith@eircom.net
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  • Cultural Attractions

  • Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre

    AN CLOCHÁN LIATH / DUNGLOE R259 Opened in May 2012, the Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre provides an overview of the life of Daniel O’Donnell from his roots in Kincasslagh to his international singing career.  His life and career are portrayed through the use of exhibition panels, videos and the display of his many awards and exclusive memorabilia.  Opening Times:  April – September: Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. & Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Telephone:  (074) 956 1781  or ...
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  • Glenveagh National Park

    Glenveagh  Glenveagh National Park encompasses 16,000 acres in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains. Such a great wilderness is the haunt of many interesting plants and animals.    Further information www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie
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  • Fintown Railway - An Mhuc Dhubh

    BAILE NA FINNE / FINTOWN Take a journey on County Donegal’s only operational narrow guage railway through the spectacular highland scenery along the shore of Lough Finn at the foot of Aghla Mountain.  Rolling stock includes custom-built passenger carriage and Railcar 18 (on loan from North West of Ireland Railway Society), one of only six original County Donegal Railway’s railcars still in existence. Website:  www.antraen.com
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  • Cultural venues

  • An Grianán Theatre

    Port Road, Letterkenny An Grianán gives local audiences and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best local, national and international arts and entertainment events including drama, comedy, music, dance and much more. An Grianán Café is open from Monday to Saturday.  Events and further information at:  www.angrianan.com  
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  • Regional Cultural Centre

    Port Road, Letterkenny The Regional Cultural Centre promotes artistic excellence and innovation and seeks to attain the highest international standards in all aspects of its work.  Events and further information at: www.regionalculturalcentre.com
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  • Balor Arts Centre

    Main St., Ballybofey  The Balor Arts Centre operates a very active programme for touring artists hosting over 100 top quality theatre, music and comedy performances per year. It  is also home to the Balor Developmental Community Arts Group, a multi-faceted community arts group. Events and further information at:  www.balorartscentre.com
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  • Abbey Arts and Cultural Centre

    Ballyshannon  The Abbey Arts and Cultural Centre opened its doors originally as a cinema in 1959 and currently serves the local communities of South and West Donegal, Leitrim, North Sligo, Fermanagh and Tyrone with a rich programme of theatre, music, comedy, dance, visual arts, education and film.   Further information at: www.abbeycentre.ie
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  • Drama

  • Letterkenny Music and Drama Group

     Letterkenny  The Letterkenny Music and Drama Group was formed in 1991 and all shows are staged in An Grianán Theatre.    Website: http://www.lmdg.org/
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  • The Lifford Players

    Lifford  The Lifford Players are an amateur theatre group that put on a number of high standard productions each year.    Further Information   http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lifford-Players-Drama-Group/315315861850154
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  • Letterkenny Youth Theatre

    Letterkenny  Letterkenny Youth Theatre Company aims to be an ensemble company which offers opportunities for play and creative and personal development through drama and performance techniques. It offers an insight into aspects of professional theatre through a series of workshops and showcase performances. The Youth Theatre is suitable for young people from 14 to 21 years old.    Further information: www.angrianan.com
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  • Actors Gweedore

    Gaoth Dobhair  Tá clú agus cáil ar Aisteoirí Ghaoth Dobhair ar fud na tíre. Léiríonn siad réimse maith de drámaí  i nGaeilge achan bliain agus tá ráchairt mór ar na léiriúcháin seo. Is iad an phríomh chompántas drámaíocht in iar-thuaisceart na tíre.  Aisteoirí Ghaoth Dobhair is a group of actors founded in Srath na Corcra, Derrybeg in 1932. The group gained critical acclaim and travelled as far as Glasgow to perform. The theatre group continue to perform and are the leading Gaelic language th...
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  • History & heritage

  • Dunfanaghy Workhouse

    The Workhouse aims to meet the changing needs of the community while remaining a valuable community resource. The workhouse comprises of a craft shop, museum, café and regularly hosts exhibitions and events.    Full list of events and further information at: www.dunfanaghyworkhouse.ie  
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  • Cavanacor House

    BALLINDRAIT                                                                                             This private seventeenth-century house is the ancestral home of James Knox Polk, the 11th President of the United States from 1845 to 1849.  King James II dined under a sycamore tree in the front lawn of the house on April 20, 1689 during the Siege of Derry. As a result of the hospitality shown to the king, Cavanacor House was spared when all the other houses in the area were burned by the ...
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  • Old Courthouse The Diamond, Lifford

    Built in 1746, this eighteenth-century courthouse and gaol was designed by architect Michael Priestley.  Exhibition panels and displays relate the stories of Napper Tandy, John ‘Half Hanged’ McNaughten, the O’Donnells, and the murder of Lord Leitrim.  Visits to the original dungeons can be arranged on request. Website:  www.liffordoldcourthouse.com
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  • Inishowen Maritime Museum

    Old Coast Guard Station, GreencastleInishowen Maritime Museum celebrates Donegal’s maritime heritage. The facility also has a state-of-the-art Planetarium. This incredible device and dome gives visitors the ability to see how mariners used to navigate with the stars, and also provides dazzling astronomy and light shows.    Full list of events and further information at: www.inishowenmaritime.com
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  • Donegal Castle

    CASTLE STREET, DONEGAL TOWN Built by the O’Donnell chieftain in the fifteenth century, Donegal Castle was home to Hugh Roe (Red Hugh) O’Donnell (1572-1602) until his departure for Spain in 1601 when he reduced it to ashes so that it would not fall into the hands of the English forces.  Donegal Castle has extensive seventeenth-century additions by Sir Basil Brooke.  The castle is furnished throughout and includes Persian rugs and French tapestries.  Information panels chronicle the history of ...
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  • An tSean Bheairic, Fál Carrach / Falcarragh Visitor Centre

    Falcarragh  Permanent exhibits of the history and culture of this old RIC (Royal Irish Constabulary) and Garda Barracks are displayed within the visitor centre. Language, culture, heritage, history and memories of our ancestor's lifestyles are depicted.  The centre has a café/wine bar and holds a regular programme of music, arts and cultural events as well as an annual arts and cultural festival.    Full list of events and further information at: www.falcarraghvisitorcentre.com
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  • The Cairn Centre

    DRUMAWEIR, GREENCASTLE This visitors’ centre presents an ‘Ireland Through the Ages’ history tour and has a local history display area (including photographs and artifacts), arts and outdoor activities.  See how the countryside has changed over the centuries. Website:  www.thecairncentre.com
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  • Lurgyvale Thatched Cottages

    KILMACRENNAN Lurgyvale thatched cottage is a 150-year-old thatched cottage with an open hearth and flagged floor.  The buildings and their artifacts convey a sense of traditional life and lifestyles in County Donegal.  Small exhibition of farm implements.  Visitors can take a walk behind the cottage with paths leading down to the wooded banks of the Lurgy River.  Demonstrations of traditional crafts, such as spinning, flailing, churning and straw rope making are held in summertime. Opening Ti...
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  • ‘Flight Of The Earls’ Heritage Centre

    RATHMULLAN This Battery was one of a series of Napoleonic defences on Lough Swilly built by British forces in 1810.  The exhibition commemorates the ‘Flight of the Earls’, the departure of the last of the great Irish chieftains, Hugh O’Neill (Earl of Tyrone) & Rory O’Donnell (Earl of Tyrconnell), on September 14, 1607.  The display also addresses the life and times of the Earls and the aftermath of their flight.   Opening Times:  June – Mid-September: Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00...
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  • Colmcille Heritage Centre

    GARTAN An interpretive exhibition on Saint Colmcille (Columba) featuring artistically-designed banners, stained glass, illustrated panels, artifacts, authentic clothing and a step-by-step illustration of ancient manuscript fabrication.  Nature walks available. Opening Times:  Monday – Saturday: 10.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1.30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Telephone:  +353 (0)74 913 7306E-mail:  martinjegan@eircom.netWebsite:  www.colmcilleheritagecentre.ie
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  • Sliabh Liag Cultural Centre

    TEILEANN / TEELIN Sliabh Liag is one of Europe’s highest sea cliffs at 589 metres.  The cultural centre is ideally situated on the road to the Bunglas viewing point.  This cultural centre provides a base for heritage and archaeological education courses/tours/walks, hillwalking and archaeological workshops.  Its also has an Artisan Café. Website:  http://www.sliabhleague.com
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  • Ionad Cois Locha

    DÚN LÚICHE / DUNLEWEY Situated on the shores of Dunlewey Lough, Ionad Cois Locha is based on the historic homestead of Manus Ferry, a renowned weaver.  Attractions include a weaving demonstration, audio-visual display, adventure play area, farm animals and lakeside walks.  Storytelling boats trips on Dunlewey Lough provide views of Errigal and the granite of the Poison Glen, and pass near the site of a prehistoric Crannóg.  Regular music events. Website:  www.dunleweycentre.com
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  • Donegal County Archives

    THREE RIVERS CENTRE, LIFFORD The Donegal County Archives seeks to preserve the inheritance of the people of Donegal for present and future generations by preserving, acquiring and making accessible the documented heritage of County Donegal.  Archives that can be consulted include Poor Law Union/Workhouse records (1840-1923), Urban & Rural District Councils (1899-), Grand Jury presentments (1753-1900), Donegal County Council records (1899-present), school records (1880s-1990s) and private ...
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  • CountyDonegal Historical Society

    The objective of the Society is to preserve and record the history of the county. Since 1946 it has awakened a new interest in Donegal studies and has brought together people of different traditions and backgrounds.During the course of any one year the Society publishes a journal, the Donegal Annual, organizes a schools competition, holds several field days, a seminar, a coach outing, several lectures and other events. Further information: http://www.donegalhistory.com
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  • Ulster Scots – Scots Irish Heritage & Education Centre, Monreagh, Carrigans

    This restored nineteenth-century manse is situated in the fertile lands of the Laggan in east Donegal.  The centre contains a wealth of information on Ulster Scots / Scots Irish traditions and events.  It addresses themes such as the history of the Laggan, eighteenth-century emigrants, the weaver poets, Ulster Scots diaspora and the Ulster Scots in the United States.     Website:  monreagh-heritage-centre.com
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  • Killybegs International Carpet Making & Fishing Centre

    OLD CARPET FACTORY, KILLYBEGS Situated in the ‘Donegal Carpets’ factory building, the maritime and heritage centre offers a fascinating insight into the history of fishing in south Donegal and the famous hand-knotted carpets (found in Áras an Uachtaráin, Buckingham Palace and The White House).  The centre is home to the longest hand-knotting loom in the world.  Enjoy a hands-on, audio-visual experience in a fishing trawler’s wheelhouse and live demonstrations of hand-knotting carpets.  Openi...
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  • Fort Dunree Military Museum

    Fort Dunree, Buncrana  The unique history of Fort Dunree is fully explained and recreated in vibrant and colourful displays. In its spectacular natural location Fort Dunree is rich in wildlife, some of it unique for the area. This is detailed in a beautiful wildlife exhibition in the old fort hospital.    Full list of events and further information at: www.dunree.pro.ie
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  • County Donegal Historical Society Museum

    FRANCISCAN FRIARY, ROSSNOWLAGH Housed in a room in the Franciscan Friary, this eclectic collection includes artifacts from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Penal Times, militaria, traditional music, 1798, 1916 and the War of Independence.  Stonework from Abbey Assaroe and a Spanish Armada anchor are also displayed.  The collection owes much to the pioneering spirit of Lucius Emerson, curator of the museum for 50 years.   Website:  www.donegalhistory.com
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  • St. Connell’s Museum

    GLENTIES Named after St. Connell Caol who founded a monastic settlement on Inis Caoil/Inishkeel Island in the sixth century, this museum houses a good collection of local history artifacts.  The museum also has an extensive display on the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and mementos from the filming of ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’.  The reading room has a good collection of local history records.    Website:  www.glenties.ie
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  • Iosas [Island Of Saints & Scholars] Centre

    DERRYVANE, MUFF The Celtic Garden covers a six-acre site and is shaped like a map of Ireland.  There is a European section representing where Irish saints evangelized in the fifth to twelfth centuries.  In the garden, there is the replica stone cell of St. Columba and a straw-bale, thatched oratory to honour St. Canice.  Website: www.celticprayergarden.com/iosas-centre
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  • Donegal County Museum

    High Road, Letterkenny  Donegal County Museum charts the history of Donegal from the Stone Age to the twentieth century. A series of temporary exhibitions and an associated events programme are held in the Museum throughout the year. For children and families there is the specially designed Donegal Museum Detectives backpack to borrow free of charge on arrival at the Museum.  Visitors can also view the North West Film Archive and the Donegal Islands Film and Radio Archive.  Further informati...
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  • Ardara Heritage Centre

    Ardara  Ardara Heritage Centre tells the story of Donegal tweed from the shearing of sheep to the manufacture of the woven cloth. Old photographs, displays and models recall the history of tweed production in the Ardara region. An audio-visual presents some of the attractions of this scenic area of Donegal.  Full list of events and further information at: eimear-bonner@hotmail.com
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  • Volt House

    THE DIAMOND, RAPHOE The Volt House was built in 1732 for widows of deceased clergymen.  The Ordnance Survey Memoirs (1835-1836) report that local folklore suggests the ‘Vault’ House received its name from the burial of friars in the vaults where it stands.  One room in the Volt House is used to display local heritage artifacts and archives relating to farming and traditional ways-of-life.   Opening Times:  By appointment only Telephone:  +353 (0)74 917 3966 E-mail:  volthouse@eircom.net
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  • Newmills Corn & Flax Mills

    MILLTOWN, NEWMILLS This ‘National Monument’ in the care of the Office of Public Works contains a complex of restored industrial buildings powered by the River Swilly.  A mill has existed here since the seventeenth century and a flax (scutch) mill and a corn mill have been in operation on this site since the early 1800s.  On display is one of the largest waterwheels in Ireland in action as it drives the machinery of the corn mill.  Audio-visual exhibition addresses the history of mills and mil...
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  • Fr. Mcdyer’s Folk Village Museum

    GLEANN CHOLM CILLE / GLENCOLMCILLE The folk museum was established in 1967.  Fr. James McDyer, who moved to Gleann Cholm Cille in 1951, was one of the driving forces behind its establishment in order to promote local cottage industries and to provide better facilities in the parish.  AnCláchán is built in the form of a village with reconstructed dwellings from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries as well as the nineteenth-century Dooey School House.  Each building contains artif...
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  • Doagh Famine Village

    DOAGH ISLE, INISHOWEN This open-air museum contains examples of thatched buildings and traditional lifestyles.  Attractions include recreations of an Irish wake, Orange Hall, Presbyterian Meeting House, mass rock, hedge school, eviction scene and Republican Safe House. Opening Times:  March – October: 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Telephone:  +353 (0)74 937 8078 E-mail:  info@doaghfaminevillage.com Website:  www.doaghfaminevillage.com
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  • Teach John Mhicí Bán

    CARRIGART This private collection of farming equipment and implements is displayed in the farmyard of this traditional two-story house.  The layout of the house and its contents convey a sense of life on this farm in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Opening Times:  Vary, please telephone to confirm times Telephone:  +353 (0)87 251 5387
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  • Isaac Butt Heritage Centre

    Cloghanbee, Ballybofey  The Isaac Butt Heritage Centre offers a history of Isaac Butt, and an exhibition on "The History of The Glenfinn Parish". There is also an exhibition on "The Educational System in Glenfin".  Further information: www.discoverireland.ie E-mail: chbonner@eircom.net
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  • Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

    TYRCONNELL STREET,  DONEGAL TOWN Housed in the former railway station house, attractions include audio-visual displays, railway artifacts and memorabilia, photographic archive, model railway, picnic area and railway merchandise shop.  Outside the station, there is a restored coach 28, railcar trailer 5, Ruston Diesel locomotives and Newtowncunningham Signal Box. Website:  www.countydonegalrailway.com
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  • Biddy & Joe’s Cottage

    AN CLOCHÁN / CLOGHAN Situated along the roadside, this replica one-roomed cottage exhibits many items, fixtures and furnishings from rural life in the county.  Many of these items are linked to the folk life and appear in folklore accounts in the Finn Valley.   Further Information:  http://www.finnvalley.ie
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  • Waterwheels, Abbey Assaroe, Ballyshannon

    Abbey Assaroe was founded by Cistercian monks in the late twelfth century.  In 1989, the Abbey Mills Restoration Trust acquired and restored the mills and wheels.  Walks to nearby mass rock and (Saint Patrick’s) holy well are available.   Opening Times:  Easter – October: Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Website: www.donegaldiasporaaward.ie
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  • Oakfield Park

    OAKFIELD DEMESNE, RAPHOE Oakfield Park is an eighteenth-century Georgian deanery whose gardens and buildings have been sympathetically restored.  Oakfield House (built 1739) is the private residence of Sir Gerry & Lady Heather Robinson and is not open to the public.  The gardens contain a formal walled garden, a kitchen garden, several listed heritage trees (including ‘The Twelve Apostles’), abundant wildlife, picnic benches and train rides on a 4-kilometre, narrow-gauge railway track (on...
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  • Glebe House

    Gartan, Churchill  The collection includes 300 works by leading 20th century artists: Picasso and Kokoshka as well as Irish and Italian artists. Exhibitions are shown in the adjoining gallery.  Adjacent is Derek Hill’s House, a Regency House, 1828, set in woodland gardens, decorated with William Morris textiles, Islamic and Japanese art etc.   Website: www.heritageireland.ie/en/North-West/GlebeHouseandGallery
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  • Dolmen Centre

    KILCLOONEY The centre provides interpretation on the local dolmen which is a ‘Recorded Monument’ protected under the National Monuments Acts (1930-2004).  Some information is available on local geology.  The centre has a reed-bed filtration system, geothermal heating, 20-kilowatt wind turbine and solar panels. Opening Times:  Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Website:  www.dolmencentre.com
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  • Ardara Heritage Centre

    Ardara  Ardara Heritage Centre tells the story of Donegal tweed from the shearing of sheep to the manufacture of the woven cloth. Old photographs, displays and models recall the history of tweed production in the Ardara region. An audio-visual presents some of the attractions of this scenic area of Donegal.  Further information at: www.ardara.ie E-mail: eimear-bonner@hotmail.com
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  • Teach Mhicí Mhic Gabhann

    MACHAIRE RABHARTAIGH / MAGHERAROARTY Teach Mhicí Mhic Gabhann in the townland of Doire Chonaire is the homestead of Micí Mac Gabhann (1865-1948).  D’fhág Micí Mac Gabhann an baile le cúpla punta a shaothrú.  He was a local man who spent time as a seasonal labourer in ‘The Laggan’ and Scotland before going to the United States.  His life story was recorded by Seán Ó hEocaidh (1913-2002) of the Irish Folklore Commission as ‘Rotha Mór antSaoil’/’The Hard Road to Klondike’.  The dwelling is a fin...
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  • Lough Derg

    Station Island (Saint Patrick’s Purgatory) in Lough Derg has been a place of pilgrimage for at least a thousand years.  The Island is open to pilgrims and visitors from May-October.  A wide range of pilgrimages and retreats are on offer.  Interpretation is also provided in the Visitor Centre and Pilgrim Shelter on the mainland.  The Lough Derg Pilgrim Path (which follows the ancient path to Saint’s Island and highlights the cultural and natural heritage of the area) has been identified on the...
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  • Language

  • Oideas Gael

    Gleanncholmcille / Glencolmcille Tá Oideas Gael ag eagrú sraith de cheardlanna agus cúrsaí san Ealaíon, sa Cheol agus sa Cheardaíochta sna míonna amach romhainn. Cuireann an eagraíocht ranganna agus cúrsaí cultúrtha agus teanga ar fáil fosta.  Oideas Gael offer Irish Language and cultural courses throughout the year as well as musical and cultural events. The group holds traditional music concerts throughout the summer season.     Full list of events and further information at: www.oideas-gae...
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  • Art of the Gaeltacht

      Art na Gaeltachta Teo. was set up to implement the plan for the Gaeltacht arts and to Assist and encourage artists and arts Organisations and Projects to DEVELOP arts, further to Their careers. It is a joint venture Between Údarás na Gaeltachta and the Arts Council of Ireland. Further Information: http://www.ealain.ie
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  • Literature

  • Galearaí Dixon/ Dixon Gallery

    Oileán Thoraí / Tory Island  Tá clú agus cáil ar Scoil Phéintéireacht Thoraí agus sa la atá inniu ann bíonn naonúr ag péinteáil. Tá na céadta i ndiaidh cuairt a thabhairt ar Dhánlann James Dixon a osclaíodh i 1992.  The Art Gallery on Tory Island was once the home of the now famous islander and painter James Dixon who was inspired by Derek Hill. The James Dixon Gallery has welcomed thousands of visitors since it was opened to the public in 1992.    Further information: http://www.oileanthorai...
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  • Visual Art and Media Workshop

    Gort to Gortahork / Gortahork Cló is an artist lead initiative providing a platform for creative exchange between artists worldwide and the Gaeltacht community. Cló is an art and media workshop combining traditional forms of printmaking with contemporary visual media.Cló facilitates artists and groups to create original works which can be used for exhibition, documentation or broadcast. Cló publishes limited edition prints, DVDs, CDs and Artists' books. Further Information: http://www.clo.ie
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  • North West Words

    North West Words is the writers' venue in Donegal. Poetry nights feature readings from all manner of writers - national and local. North West words is dedicated to the promotion of writers and writing in the North West in both English and Irish. The group also run the Donegal Creameries Poetry Prize.    Further information www.facebook.com/pages/North-West-Words/114542588559059
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  • Ross Fine Art Gallery

    Ramelton Ross Fine Art is a gallery in Ramelton, Co. Donegal, which specialises in contemporary Irish art and also carries selected artists from abroad. Works from the standing collection can still be seen in at least two of the rooms at times of other shows in the gallery.    Further information: http://www.rossfineart.ie
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  • Cuisle Arts Co-operative

    An Ghaeltacht / the  Gaeltacht  Cuisle are a fusion of artists and craftspeople, living and working in the Donegal Gaeltacht. Their backgrounds and cultures bring a diverse mix of the exotic and  traditional in this unique group.    Further information:  http://www.cuisle.net/
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  • Visual Arts

    An Gailearaí, Gaoth Dobhair  Is gailearaí proifisiúnta é 'An Gailearaí'. Cuirtear dearcealaín chomhaimseartha den chéad scoth ar taispeántas don phobal. Mar pháirt dár gclár taispeántais bliantúil, cuirimid deiseanna agus tacaíocht ar fáil chun cuidiú le healaíontóirí a gcuid saothar a chur i gcrích agus a chur ar taispeántas.  An Gailearaí is a professional gallery is located in the Donegal Gaeltacht and exhibits quality contemporary visual art. An Gailearaí also provides opportunities and s...
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  • Man-made Images Gallery

    Mountcharles The first and only commercial gallery in Ireland solely dedicated to the art of modern photography. Further information: http://www.man-madeimages.eu
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  • Artlink, Buncrana

    Fort Dunree , Buncrana  Artlink’s mission is to link artists to the community and the community to art by devising and delivering innovative art projects resulting in exhibitions, public art and community projects. It invests in national and international emerging and professional artists by creating opportunities for artists to develop their creativity and art practice.    Further information: www.artlink.ie
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  • The Glebe Gallery

    Gartan, Churchill  The collection includes 300 works by leading 20th century artists: Picasso and Kokoshka as well as Irish and Italian artists. Exhibitions are shown in the adjoining gallery.  Adjacent is Derek Hill’s House, a Regency House, 1828, set in woodland gardens, decorated with William Morris textiles, Islamic and Japanese art etc.    http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/North-West/GlebeHouseandGallery/
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  • Gallery of street

    Gleanncholmcille/ Glencolmcille Open during July and August.   Daily exhibition of marine paintings in oils by Kenneth King showing shipping, lighthouses, and coastal seascapes of S.W. Donegal. Gallery open on request throughout the year. Further information: www.king-studio.com
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  • Cavanacor Gallery

    Ballindrait, Lifford  Cavanacor Gallery is dedicated to contemporary art. The gallery aims to increase the audience for contemporary art and shows work by emerging and established national and international artists.    Website: www.cavanacorgallery.ie
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  • Bond With Arts Studio

    22 The Croft, Letterkenny  Lisa Bond from Donegal works with mixed media to create paintings of enormous energy, passion, texture and contrast. Her paintings can act as a catalyst that the observer automatically develops their own narrative, making each work uniquely personal.    Further Details TBC
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  • Music

  • The Crazy Cabaret, Gweedore

    Tigh Hudaí Bhig, Gaoth Dóbhair Tugann an Cabaret Craicáilte ardán do cheol comhaimseartha i nGaeilge. Bíonn ceoltóirí mór le rá ag seinm gach cineál ceol - rap, jazz, ceol domhanda, reggae, ceol traidisiúnta, rock-ceoil agus go leor eile. The best of music (traditional, rap, funk, reggae, rock, sean-nós, etc) at the monthly Cabaret in Tigh Hudaí Bhig’s in Gaoth Dobhair.  Full list of events and further information at:http://www.facebook.com/cabaret.craiceailte
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  • Donegal Music Education Partnership

    Letterkenny  Donegal Music Education Partnership provides vocal and instrumental tuition in a range of centres across County Donegal covering music from various genres. The organisation is also involved in Donegal Youth Orchestra, Children’s String Orchestra, Donegal Chamber Orchestra, Donegal Youth Choir, Donegal Junior Choirs, Errigal Groove Orchestra, Junior Concert Band, First Blow, Errigal Singers, and Inishowen Musicians Collective.    For further information: http://www.dmep.ie/
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  • Lugh Initiative - Events

    Gaoth Dobhair  Cuireadh Tionscnamh Lugh ar bun in 1993 leis an cheol tradisiúnta a chur chun cinn sa Ghaeltacht. Bíonn clár iomlán ceoil a reachtáil ag Tionscnamh Lugh idir Trad Tráthnóna agus ceolchoirmeacha agus tá muid fíor-bhuíoch daoibhse uilig a tháinig chuig na h-imeachtaí go dtí seo.  Tionscnamh Lugh promotes traditional and indigenous Irish music in the Donegal Gaeltacht organising a continuous concert programme each year as well as the summer series of sessions known as Trad Tráthnó...
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  • Áislann Cill Chártha

    Cill Chártha/ Kilcar  Áislann Chill Chartha has exhibits based on the history of South West Donegal and regularly hosts arts and cultural events.  It is also the venue for the highly successful series of Traditional Music Concerts Ceol na gConallach "The Donegal Sessions" which run during the summer months.    Further information:  www.aislann.ie
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  • Ceol na Coille - School of TraditionalIrish Music

    Letterkenny  Ceol na Coille is especially focused on making Irish music accessible to families and providing students with the opportunity and platform to learn and perform in varied settings, both formal and informal, in a fun, relaxed and welcoming environment.    Further information: www.ceolnacoille.ie
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  • Traditional music sessions in pubs and venues in County Donegal

       Traditional music sessions in pubs and venues in County Donegal     Most sessions start at around 9:30 pm     The following pubs are noted for hosting traditional sessions. Please contact pub directly for details:   Pub Location Tel. No. Facebook Scotsmans Donegal Town 0749721496 https://goo.gl/GoGDvk Húdai Beag's Bunbeg 0749531016 https://goo.gl/9iJV1T Beedy’s Bar Dungloe 0749521219 https://goo.gl/2JQjGs Dunlewey Centre Dunlewey 0749531699 http...
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  • Donegal Chamber Music Society

    Letterkenny  The Donegal Chamber Music Society is a non-profit organization that aims to present an annual series of chamber music concerts in Donegal. Each year has seen an increase in scope of the Concerts and in the size of its audiences.    Full list of events and further information at:  www.donegalchambermusic.blogspot.com
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