Festivals & Events



St Patrick's Day Parades 

St. Patrick's 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 Websitesite for more information.
Date - 2nd to 7th April 2017 Telephone +353(0)74 9155301
Location - Rosapenna Hotel Email reservations@rosapenna.ie


Dunfanaghy Bay Songwriters Festival 

This is a Festival to promote up and coming Songwriters & established Songwriters to give them a platform in the world of music.
Date - 28th April to 1st May 2017 Location - Dunfanagh
Email jodonnell4963@hotmail.com


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
More Information at gardenshow.com




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 golf@rosapenna.ie
More Information at donegallinksclassic.net




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 golf@rosapenna.ie


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 Festival of Traditional Irish Music

A fantastic festival of traditional Irish music, heritage and culture flavoured with the best of Irish food and hospitality.
Date - TBC Location - Dunfagany
Telephone +353(0)74 9136208




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 More Information at eaf.ie


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 More Information at maryfromdungloe.com


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.
Telephone +353(0)74 9155000 Email golf@rosapenna.ie




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 Locaiton - Downings
Date - TBC More Information at mooathon.com


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