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Letterkenny Busking Festival 2019

By | August 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Annual Letterkenny Busking Festival is taking place along Letterkenny Main Street on Saturday the 24th of August 2019. The festival is open to all types of musicians, singers, street entertainers and music groups. It is free to take part in the festival and there is 1000 Euro worth of cash prizes up for grabs. The [...]

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#LoveDonegal – 6 Things To Experience

By | August 14th, 2019|Categories: Things to Do|Tags: , |

Donegal has so much to see, do and explore and the #LoveDonegal campaign inspired us to share some great experiences across Donegal. Whether you’re on a day trip or here for a longer stay, here are 6 things to experience in Donegal: Traditional Irish Music and Culture Ireland and Donegal is famous for its warm welcome. [...]

Ceol le Chéile, The Donegal Choir of Ages

By | July 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

With special guest MOYA BRENNAN. This very special choir is an intergenerational vocal ensemble made up of over 100 older people, children and young people, male and female, from all walks of life in Donegal. An initiative of Donegal County Council’s Social Inclusion Unit, the project was conceived last year as part of the Donegal Age [...]

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Oakfield Park’s Live Music In The Lakeside Marquee

By | July 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Live Music Event in Oakfield Park, Donegal As part of its 280th birthday celebrations, Oakfield Park will host a special music and family event on Sunday, 28th July. Donegal band, In Their Thousands will headline the event, with support from top local singer-songwriter, Dean Maywood. The live music event takes place in the stretch tent marquee, overlooking [...]

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Distorted Perspectives & Disturbance

By | July 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Disturbance present a day-long festival of contemporary international psychedelia, punk and independent music with staggered sets throughout the evenings across two Letterkenny venues. Headlined by one of Ireland’s finest artists, the intense and hypnotic The Altered Hours are joined by London-based Cowboy Flying Saucer, Donegal’s own Aul Boy, the esoteric anti-pop of The Barbiturates, plus the [...]

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Citadels of The Sun

By | July 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earagail Arts Festival and Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival present Citadels of The Sun. Ireland and India share many obvious, and not so obvious, folkloric and historical links, from the origins of the Irish and Indian fiddle to our shared colonial past. Connecting these two iconic locations a world apart, Citadels of The Sun is a [...]

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Eclipse – Citadels of The Sun Part 2

By | July 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For the second instalment of Citadels of The Sun, landscape theatre company LUXE celebrates connecting Donegal and Rajasthan – a world apart, yet bound by symbolic significance – with an illuminated musical adventure on Letterkenny’s Main Street. The project is a new creative collaboration between Earagail Arts Festival and Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival sharing common [...]

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Music At The Glenveagh Castle

By | July 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

An afternoon of free seisiúns in the stunning surroundings of Glenveagh Castle. Renowned local artists such as Diane Ní Chanainn (Diane Cannon) & Manus Lunny are joined by Greek Irish bouzouki duo Duo Zouk, the bluegrass and old timey Americana of the Morgan O Kane Band and the young trad supergroup Coirm in hosting a series [...]

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Earagail Arts Festival 2019

By | July 10th, 2019|

The 31st Earagail Arts Festival will run from 10 - 28th July 2019. Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language), multidisciplinary summer festival which takes place throughout Donegal along the Wild Atlantic Way on the north-west coast of Ireland. Earagail Arts Festival brings inspiring performers to this captivating European frontier, showcases artists native to [...]

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Mouthpiece Open Mic

By | July 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With a reputation for delivering some of the best original music, spoken word and comedy the county has to offer, Mouthpiece Open Mic promises laughter, tears, surprises and a warm, supportive atmosphere. Artist Support Network (ASN) will host a special Earagail Arts Festival ‘Best Of’ edition of Mouthpiece in the intimate setting of The Cottage Bar [...]

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