St Patrick's Day Parades

St. Patricks day parades featuring youth, community, business entrants and marching bands. A vibrant day with lots of colour and music making for excellent family entertainment.

Date: 17th March 2017                                       Location: Carrigart/Letterkenny



Spring Bridge Holiday 

5 night inclusive package with daily Bridge competitions. Visit events page on website for more information.

Date: 2nd to 7th April 2017                               Location: Rosapenna Hotel

Telephone: +353(0)74 9155301                          Email: 


Senior Scratch Cup 

Rosapenna host the 12th staging of Senior Scratch Cup on Saturday 1st April 2017.

Date: 1st April 2017                                          Location: Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort

Telephone: +353(0)74 9155000                            Email:



Dunfanaghy Bay Songwriters Festival 


This is a Festival to promote up and coming Songwriter`s & established Songwriter`s to give them a platform in the world of music.


Date: 28th April to 1st May 2017                           Location: Dunfanagh



Donegal Links Classic 

The Links classic is a 3 day team of 4 event played over Donegal's greatest links - Ballyliffin, Portsalon & Rosapenna.

Date: 29th to 31st May 2017                               Location: Rosapenna, Ballyliffin & Portsalaon

Telephone: +353(0)74 9155000                           Email: 



Rosapenna Golf Open Weekend

Ladies and Gents open golf competitions on the Old Tom Morris & Sandy Hills Links.

Date: 2nd to 4th June 2017                                 Location: Rosapenna Golf Resort

Telephone: +353(0)74 9155000                            Email: 


The Northwest Garden Show 2017 

A gardening extravaganza for green fingered enthusiasts, aspiring gardeners and everyone interested in outdoor life and living.

Date: TBC                                                            Location: Castlefinn




Donegal International Rally Ireland

Ireland’s premier International Motor Rally takes place over 3 days. Top motorsport, many exciting special stages, and many famous competitors. The rally is one of the few 3 day rally events, attracting more than 150 competing crews. One of the famous stages of the rally is along the beautiful Atlantic Drive

Date: 16th to 18th June 2017


The Dunfanaghy Band Festival 

Welcome to the Bluegrass And Nashville Dunfanaghy Festival. We are assembling a top line-up of Bluegrass musicians, as well as multi-talented Nashville inspired bands. The music festival will be taking place in the charming village of Dunfanaghy, surrounded by the awe-inspiring scenery of Donegal.

Date: 23rd - 25th June 2017                                       Location: Dunfanaghy

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Earagail Arts Festival

A bilingual, multi-disciplinary festival which started back in 1988, offers a national and international programme of music, theatre, children’s events, literature and outdoor events in various locations throughout the stunning county of Donegal.

Date: 7th to 23th July 2017                                       Web:

Vintage Car Rally

Annual event with attractions including - Fairground, Vintage Motor Vehicles & Farm Machinery, Steam engines.

Date: TBC                                                             Location: Carrigart

Comhairle Uladh Irish Language Course

This course caters for 3 levels of participants - fluent Irish speakers, improver's and beginners. Includes Irish song, dance and concludes with ''Oiche Ghaelach''.

Date: TBC                                                                Location: Downings

Telephone: +44 7810331564

Colaiste Ros Guill Irish Language Course

Irish language adult summer course, all levels catered for. Great craic guaranteed.

Date: TBC                                                                Location: Downings

Telephone: +44 4894472271    


Mary from Dungloe International Festival

Date: Sat 29th July to Mon 7th Aug                             Location: Dungloe

Telephone: +353 (0) 87 4491144                                Web:


Downings Festival

Annual weekend of music, entertainment and family fun.

Date: TBC                                                             Location: Downings




Rosapenna Golf Open Week 

Ladies and Gents open golf competitions on the Old Tom Morris & Sandy Hills Links.

Date: 11th to 20th August 2017                                  Location: Rosapenna Golf Resort

Telephone: +353(0)74 9155000                                   Email: 




Dunfanaghy Jazz and Blues Festival

Jazz and blues festival with an impressive line up of international and national music in the beautiful seaside village of Dunfanaghy.

Date: TBC                                                             Location: Dunfanaghy

Telephone: +353(0)74 9136540     



Part of the Run Away Donegal Challenge Grand Prix. A full and Half Marathon running / walking event. Downings 63K, 42K, 21K, 10K, Start and Finish at Downings Gaa Centre.

Registration     Start at 10am.

Date: TBC                                                                  Location:Downings



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