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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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Donegal Bealtaine Festival

1st - 31st May 2022, Countywide The Bealtaine Festival, Ireland’s national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age, will be celebrated throughout the month of May in Donegal. Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine 2022 festival, will celebrate...

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Comic Drawing Course

3rd May - 7th June 7:30 - 8:30pm 6 week Comic Drawing Classes are starting on the 03. May. This craic filled course is a great way to unleash your creativity and learn a new skill set!

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Oideas Gael — Ireland’s Language & Culture

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 has attracted thousands of participants to...

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The Bike Week 2022

14th - 22nd May 2022, County Donegal Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Saturday, May 14th and end on Sunday, May 22nd. Donegal Sports Partnership and Donegal County Cou...

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Seven Sisters Skyline 2022

21st May 2022, Dunlewey Organised by Excel Sports, this is the 5th Anniversary of the Seven Sisters Skyline Event. The event race route runs along the top of all of the Seven Sisters in the Derryveagh mountains from Errigal to Muckish. The c...

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Cycle Against Suicide - Malin to Mizen Charity Cycle

21st - 28th May 2022 - 2022 Malin to Mizen Challenge - Cycle Against Suicide Charity Cycle Travelling from Ireland’s most northerly point to its most southerly, our Malin to Mizen Challenge is a tough but rewarding challenge. Immersing yourself...

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Bluestack Challenge

21st May 2022, Glencolmcille The 20th Anniversary Bluestack Challenge Walk held by the Bluestack Special Needs Foundation. The Bluestack Special Needs Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of our 20th anniversary Bluestack Challenge...

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The Saturday Stretch

21st May - 25th June 2022 - The Saturday Stretch 🎸 - a new live local music and food event running every Saturday in May and June with extended opening hours until 9pm! Enjoy the longer, sunnier evenings with live local music on the lawn under th...

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The Battle of Pettigo/Belleek – 100 Years

28th May 2022, Pettigo & Belleek The Battle of Pettigo/Belleek, took place along the Donegal /Fermanagh Border in late May, early June 1922 in the period between the War of Independence and the Civil War. It was the last time that Pro and Anti ...

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Trad Week

1st - 5th June 2022, Letterkenny Trad Week brings some of the world’s finest traditional musicians from Ireland, the United Kingdom and further afield to Donegal. Our annual festival, Trad Week, presented by the Regional Cultural Centre & An...

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Rory Gallagher International Festival

2nd - 5th June 2022, Ballyshannon Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival will return in 2022 for the 18th Festival - 2nd to 5th June 2022 in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland. The hugely popular International Festival celebrating Ir...

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Cruinniú na nÓg

11th June 2022, Across Donegal A day of free creativity for children and young people. Ireland is the first, and only, country in the world to have a national day of free creativity for children and young people under 18. Cruinniú na nÓg is ...

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