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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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Santa Claus's Grotto

26th Nov - 12th Dec 2021, Largey Santa will be arriving to Cookey's Coffee on November 26th, 5pm to 8pm. This event will be running for 3 weekends. Nov 26th & 28th - 5pm - 8pm Dec 3rd - 5pm - 8pm Dec 4th & 5th - 1pm - 6pm Dec 10th, 11th &...

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Panto at the Abbey Arts Centre

11th - 18th December 2021, Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon Abbey Arts Productions is delighted to announce that Panto is back! So come on let them entertain you and yours this Christmas as they present 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves' live in t...

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Atlantic Irish Fest

22 - 26 January 2022 - Bundoran The Northwest of Ireland has long been celebrated for its unique Atlantic culture and history. Now there is a festival which takes place on that Wild Atlantic Way, making the most of the cosy winter atmosphere, ...

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Seven Sisters Skyline 2022

21st May 2022 - Seven Sisters Skyline Organised by Excel Sports, this is the 5th Anniversary of the Seven Sisters Skyline Event Because of the nature of the event we have limited entries available. We have 200 entries available for the Sky Ch...

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Colmcille 1500

St. Colmcille, also known as St. Columba, is one of Ireland's patron saints, a distinction that he shares with St. Patrick and St. Bridget. St. Colmcille was born in Gartan, County Donegal on December 7, 521 A.D. or 520 A.D. There are many sites a...

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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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Earagail Arts Festival

9th - 24th July 2022, 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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Explore & Discover Walk for Children

4th December 2021, Inch Wildfowl Reserve, Burt Trail Gazers, Donegal County Council and Inche (our very own Lough Inch friendly monster) invites children to come along and enjoy a fun filled walk in the company of Aengus Kennedy, Nature North W...

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Santa @ Donegal Railway Museum

4th-5th & 11th-12th December 2021, Donegal Town Santa returns to Donegal Railway Museum Donegal Railway Museum is delighted to announce that its famous Christmas Santa event is back again, bigger and better than ever before. After our last r...

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Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival

17th - 19th June 2022, Bundoran 3 day summer festival of music, surf, sport and partying by the beach. From humble beginnings in 2008 Sea Sessions has grown into one of Irelands top music festivals and the only festival in Ireland to truly e...

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Colmcille 1500 | Celebrating the Life and Times of Colmcille

6th December 2021, Online Event, 2.00pm - 4.00pm The online event will bring together locations across Ireland and Scotland that have a connection to Colmcille-Columba to collectively celebrate the 1500th anniversary. We have gathered expert...

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Donegal East Running - Half, ¾ and Full Marathon 2022

3rd October 2022 - Donegal East Running - Half, ¾ and Full Marathon 2022 A great fast running course along the River Finn, with amazing countryside views along the way. Registration is open for the very popular Donegal East Half & 3/4 Marath...

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