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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 Town 550th

15 March - 31st December 2024, Donegal Town. In 2024, Donegal Town will mark its 550th Birthday. Its origins can be traced back to 1474, when Lady Nuala O'Donnell established a Franciscan Abbey on the shores of Donegal Bay. Around the same tim...

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Oideas Gael Language & Cultural Courses — 40 Bliain ag Fás

15th March - 28th October 2024 Join us as Oideas Gael celebrates 40 years of Irish language courses and cultural activity holidays for adults in the Donegal Gaeltacht! Oideas Gael in Gleann Cholm Cille, County Donegal, offers highly-acclaime...

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Donegal Garden Trail 2024

2024 Donegal Garden Trail Our beautiful parks and gardens offer visitors a delightful and unique experience of the magical Donegal environment. At 17 locations throughout the County you are welcome to explore parks and gardens, some open to v...

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Donegal Music Trails

1st May - 1st October 2024 Embark on an unforgettable journey through Donegal's diverse wonders with our Wildlife and Music Trails! Discover the hidden treasures of the marine world as you explore pristine coastlines and observe diverse sea lif...

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Trad-Session .

7th July - 15th September 2024 Mcintyre's Bar has a long history of trad Music , which has been regenerated by Kevin o Donnell with O Donnell School of Music up and coming Musicians which has already won Ulster and major titles, so come along,...

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Traditional Music Session

21st June - 6th September 2024 Traditional Irish Music Session, Every Friday night starting from 9.30pm This lively open session, hosted by a mix of local and visiting musicians, is a celebration of traditional Irish music. Whether you're a ...

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Earagail Arts Festival

16 days of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard with Donegal’s premier summer event, Earagail Arts Festival. Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language),...

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Market At The Mews

13th July - 31st August 2024 Join every Saturday At The Mews. Located in the front & rear courtyards of the beautiful listed building that is Mill Court Mews in the heart of Donegal Town. We are delighted to offer an array of the very fin...

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Sliabh Liag Tours

Donegal Wild Atlantic Tour - July 2024 Tuesday – July 16th - 10am Wednesday – July 17th - 10am Saturday – July 20th - 10am Your Local Qualified Guide - John, will take you on the tour visiting: Killybegs, Slieve League, Glencolmci...

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Donegal Legends & Lore

17th July - 28th August 2024 Experience the Magic in Small Groups: Biddy’s O’Barnes offers a unique storytelling experience. Unlike crowded events, we focus on intimate groups (minimum of 5 attendees) to ensure a truly immersive experience. ...

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Burtonport Summer Festival

19th - 27th July 2024 A week-long family festival now in its 48th year. A week of nightly outdoor music as well as children's events throughout the day. There will also be heritage walks, sporting events and novelty events.

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21st - 28th July 2024 Seven days of guided walking from Dungloe to Gartan including Tory Island Co. Donegal. Be inspired by the life, the trails, and places of Clomcile

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