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A week-long festival celebrating the history of East Donegal. Starting Monday 22nd August and finishing Saturday 27th August. FREE Admission.

EAST DONEGAL FAMILY HISTORY FESTIVAL

Monday 22nd August to Saturday 27th August

At Monreagh Ulster Scots Heritage Centre, The Old Manse, (near Carrigans), County Donegal F93 DN24

Website: monreagh.net Facebook: monreaghheritagecentre

MONDAY 22nd AUGUST

10am - 12noon Open Day at Monreagh Heritage Centre

12noon - 3pm Ulster Scots Cookery Demonstrations by Paula McIntyre (Monreagh Community Hall)

3pm - 5pm Vintage Street Games / Linen Flax Demonstration at Monreagh Heritage Centre

TUESDAY 23rd AUGUST (Monreagh Heritage Centre)

10am - 1pm Family History Consultations with panel of local family historians (Monreagh Heritage Centre)

2pm - 3:30pm Tour of Taughboyne & Monreagh Graveyards with Dr William Roulston

WEDNESDAY 24th AUGUST (Monreagh Community Hall)

7pm - 10pm A Night with Local Authors

THURSDAY 25th AUGUST (Monreagh Community Hall)

7pm - 10pm Migration from Donegal & Ulster with Dr William Roulston, Dr Liam Campbell, Dr Patrick Fitzgerald, Brian Mitchell

FRIDAY 26th AUGUST (Monreagh Community Hall)

7pm - 10pm Bluegrass & Country Night with Live performances by Knotty Pine & Megan Villis

SATURDAY 27th AUGUST (Pick-up at Monreagh Heritage Centre)

10am - 5pm Cultural Bus Tour of the Foyle Valley

Paula McIntyre

In Autumn 2001 Paula was given her own TV series on BBC 2 NI called “Taste for Adventure”. She appeared as a guest chef with Eamonn Holmes on BBC 1 NI’s “Summer Season” programme and was a reporter on food issues for BBC 1 NI’s “Inside Out” programme. She has also been a guest chef twice on RTE 1’s “Afternoon Show”.

Paula will be demonstrating her culinary skills at Monreagh Community Hall on Monday 22nd August from 12 noon to 3pm

Event
  • Start Date Wednesday 24 August 2022
  • End Date Saturday 27 August 2022
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