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Donegal has a rich and diverse calendar of annual events and festivals. The challenge here is what to choose! Content literally ranges from seafood and surfing, to music, arts and bluegrass.     

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Ireland's Language & Culture — Gaeltacht Thír Chonaill

March - October 2023, Glencolmcille Irish language courses and cultural activity holidays for adults in the Donegal Gaeltacht. Oideas Gael in Gleann Cholm Cille, County Donegal, offers highly-acclaimed cultural programmes and Irish language ...

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Celtic Media Festival

6th - 8th June 2023, Dungloe The Celtic Media Festival, the International Summit of Sound and Screen, is an annual 3-day summit that promotes the Indigenous languages and cultures of the Celtic Nations and Regions in media. It combines a major ...

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Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival

16th - 18th June 2023, Bundoran Feel the sand of the west coast between your toes as you listen to some of the best Irish and International Acts right on the beach in the capital of Irish Surfing at Sea Sessions Surf Music Festival. Now in its...

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In the Midst of Plenty

17th June 2023 - Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey 18th June 2023 - Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon A new contemporary folk musical from Enchanted Croi Theatre. 'In the Midst of Plenty' is a soaring new contemporary folk musical produced by Ro...

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Buncrana Music Festival

30th June - 1st July 2023, Buncrana Buncrana Music Festival 2023 returns to Buncrana’s Shore Front, from Friday 30th June until Saturday 1st July with an exciting line-up in one of the most beautiful settings for a music festival in Ireland. ...

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Lennon Festival Ramelton

2nd - 10th July 2023, Ramelton Our 52nd Lennon Festival commences on Sunday 2nd July with pre-festival events all week. Official opening on Thursday 6th July. Family fun events over the weekend. Amazing open air music nightly. Finishing off...

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The Secret Garden

5th July 2023, Rathmullan Experience open-air theatre for all the family with Chapterhouse's adaptation of the children's classic novel The Secret Garden. Chapterhouse Theatre Company Presents magical theatre in magical surroundings. This...

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Live in the Marquee 2023

6th - 9th July 2023, Carndonagh Live in the Marquee is back, bigger and better for its 4th year. Two great Irish Country acts will be playing live each night from 7pm Also new to this year's line-up is our Soapbox Derby. Our whacky racers ...

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Sult Gaobh Dobhair

7th & 8th July - Sult Music Festival 2023 - Sult Féile Cheoil 2023 Are you ready for a Bigger and Better Sult Music Festival in 2023!

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Earagail Arts Festival

8th - 23rd July 2023, Countywide Donegal’s Premier Summer Festival on the Wild Atlantic Way. Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language), multidisciplinary summer festival which traditionally takes place each July thro...

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Ardara Bluegrass Festival

21st - 23rd July 2023 - Ardara The ever popular Bluegrass Festival featuring some of the finest acts in the world. This has now developed into a great event with the tops in Bluegrass in Town. A weekend not to be missed! Programme of Events...

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2023 Donegal Dragons International Regatta

29th July 2023, Donegal Town Donegal Dragons once again welcome you all to yet another DragonBoat Regatta. We have 12 teams and paddlers from all over the world competing, and their families and friends are visiting Donegal Town for this an...

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