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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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Oideas Gael — Ireland’s Language & Culture

11th May - 27th Aug 2022, Glencolmcille Enjoy learning Irish with Oideas Gael's programme of Irish language courses and cultural activity holidays for adults in the breath-taking Donegal Gaeltacht. Since its foundation in 1984, Oideas Gael...

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Register your ‘Heritage Week’ Events

13 - 21 August 2022 -National Heritage Week. The Heritage Council is encouraging people, community groups, families, organisations, newcomers and enthusiasts to get involved in National Heritage Week by organising an event or project. This year’s...

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Irish Legends presented by McGinley Foundation

16th - 20th August 2022 - The Irish Legends presented by McGinley Foundation returns to Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort in 2022. The Old Tom Morris Links at the stunning Rosapenna resort will host the event from 16 August – 20 August 2022. In 2021,...

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Donegal Festival of Golf - Na Mooneys

Na Mooneys will headline the Donegal Festival of Golf on 19th August in the gorgeous surrounds of Na Dúnaibh GAA pitch, Downings. This festival is being hosted by Donegal County Council as part of the prestigious Irish Legends Golf Tournament ...

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Donegal Festival of Golf - Nathan Carter

Country music's brightest star, Nathan Carter will be the headline act at the Donegal Festival of Golf which will take place on Saturday 20th August in Downings. This festival is being hosted by Donegal County Council as part of prestigious I...

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Annual Ballyshannon Agricultural Show

21st August 2022, Ballyshannon Community Showing of Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Ponies, Homemade Baking, Crafts, Vegetables, Flowers & Children's Entertainment

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DylanFest

25th - 28th August 2022, Moville A multi venue festival of Bob Dylan's music over 4 days. Ireland's only annual festival of Bob Dylan music which takes place in Moville and surrounding towns with the salmon fishing sea lough, Lough Foyle as ...

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Savour the Flavour of Donegal Town

26th - 28th August 2022, Donegal Town A Taste of Donegal Food Festival has not taken place in the last two years due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. Following the Government announcement regarding the decrease in restrictions a committee meeting was ...

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10th Annual Arranmore Country Fest

27th - 28th August 2022, Arranmore Island Donegal's Original Island Country Music festival featuring: Jimmy Buckley & Band Johnny Brady & Band David Craig & Band Eamonn Jackson Olivia Douglas Aidan Clerkin Conor O Donnell Ronan McGint...

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AER Summer Academy 2022

29th August - 1st September 2022, Letterkenny Assembly of European Regions (AER) Summer Academy 2022 takes place in Donegal, co-hosted by Donegal County Council and Udarás na Gaeltachta from 29th August until 1st September 2022. The venue is th...

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Django sur Lennon

23rd - 24th September 2022, Ramelton The Djanjo-sur-Lennon is the only music festival on the island of Ireland celebrating the musical style of guitarist Django Reinhardt. This is an international jazz festival featuring world class musicians ...

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Donegal Connect 2022

23rd - 25th September 2022, Countywide Donegal Connect is a weekend celebration of all things Donegal offering a programme of events that will take place from 23rd – 25th September 2022. The theme of Donegal Connect 2022 is ‘reconnecting’ w...

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