Upcoming Events

O'Flahertys OTB Music Festival: 13th & 14th July 2019, Buncrana

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A two day live music festival run with local family run bar, O' Flahertys, in the centre of Buncrana. Consisting of a main stage and an acoustic stage, local food vendors and unique drink concepts. This is a roofed event ensuring it is not weather exposed so visitors can enjoy the weekend even if rain is to fall. The line-up sourced differs from anything else brought to the area, and opens doors for a new audience and new artists.

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Malin RNLI - On the Green with Dominic and Barry Kirwan: Sunday 14th July 2019, Malin Green

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The Malin RNLI 2019 fundraising event is approaching soon...July 14th with music on The Green.

From 5pm with Ruaile Buaile followed by Dominic and Barry Kirwan

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Clonmany Festival: 4th - 11th August 2019

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Once again this family event is a week of summer fun for all ages. This is Irelands longest running and best known family festival and is situated in the beautiful village of Clonmany in the Inishowen Peninsula.
Year after year thousands of holiday makers and locals alike enjoy the many events, live music, natural beauty and facilities which go hand in hand with the festival. From raft races and cycling events to treasure hunts and talent competitions, the festival has something to offer everyone and is an event which you will find yourself returning to again and again.

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Rathmullan Annual Regatta & Community Festival: 3rd - 5th August 2019

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Rathmullan’s 186th Annual Regatta, will take place in the seaside village on Monday, August 5th 2019.
To mark this great occasion, there is a fantastic programme of maritime events and entertainment planned, including a visit from an Irish Navy Ship, and a spectacular rescue demonstration on the water, by RNLI lifeboat and Coastguard helicopter.
And there’s a great walk down memory lane with Arthur Lynch, will be showing a vintage film with a selection of footage of past Regatta Days – a who’s who of Rathmullan’s past community.

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Quadrathon Challenge by Extreme North: 15th - 18th August 2019

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A festival of running, camaraderie and memories consisting of:
QUEST – 1-4 Half Marathons over 4 days
WARRIOR – 1-4 Full Marathons over 4 days
HERO – 105 mile Ultra over 27 hour cut off
This event is about the Challenge, the Scenery, the Camaraderie, the new Friends, the amazing Medals and Fantastic Memories that last for years. The event support is second to none and the opportunity for early starts for walkers and slow runners ensure that this event is all inclusive and suited to all endurance walkers and runners. The event description would never be complete with mentioning the amazing medals that assemble to form a trophy like medallion for all 4 day achievers.

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Disappear Here Film Festival: 27th - 29th September - Ballyliffin

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See: https://filmfreeway.com/DisappearHereFilmFestival

The Disappear Here Film Festival will take place in a series of unique locations in and around the picturesque village of Ballyliffin, Co Donegal. From short animated films for kids, to scary midnight movies for the young at heart – The Disappear Here Film Festival promises you a weekend of entertainment, utterly unmissable and unforgettable.

The Festival will have a high concentration of shorts but includes an outstanding mix of features and documentaries. In the digital age, as society is bombarded with micro-media via the internet and attention spans are dwindling, we are offering a format tailored for the YouTube generation.

Over the weekend films will be screened in specially constructed cinemas in the village of Ballyliffin.
Our versatile programme will include screenings, talks, educational workshops and a host of entertainment events through which we will provide a unique festival experience.
Awards & Prizes
There will be a variety of awards for selected films across the weekend, including Best short, Best Music Video, Best Actor and Best Student Film. This year we will add two new award categories, namely our Green Award that rewards films that raise awareness of sustainability & preservation of our planet/environment. The second is our Social/Political Award for films that highlight issues from International human rights abuses, to advancing equality and social acceptance for the LGBT community.
The Disappear Here Film Festival will make the following awards:
• Best Live Action Short Film (Ireland)
• Best Live Action Short Film (International)
• Best Music Video
• Best Student Film
• Best Actor/Actress
• The Spirit of the Festival Award (For emerging Filmmakers)
• Green Award
• Social & Political Awareness Award

We will offer a EUR 500.00 Bursary to a selected new emerging talent.

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Seamus Grant Weekend of Traditional Music and Culture: 11th - 13th October 2019, Clonmany

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A weekend celebrating our heritage, music, genealogy and culture and will be dedicated to the memory of one of our greatest musicians and gentlemen, Seamus Grant of Clonmany.

Further details available on: www.seamusgrantweekend.com
Facebook: Seamus Grant Weekend

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Crana Fest 2018: 19th – 20th October 2019, Swan Park, Buncrana

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Crana Fest is a 2-day event for all disciplines of kayaking; sea, lough and river from Grade 2 to Grade 4. It is based in Buncrana, Inishowen and takes place in Lough Swilly and the Crana River.
This exciting event is open to all abilities and attracts participants from all over the world and provides a variety of skill sessions with top coaches from all over Ireland and the UK. Inish Adventures who organise Crana Fest is number one for BCU Paddlesport National Courses in Ireland.

Further details available on: www.cranafest.ie

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The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis): Winter and January, February, March 2020

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The Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal is a stunning example of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, and one of the most beautiful places to visit in Ireland. Sculptured by the Atlantic’s waves and winds for millennia, it’s northernmost point, Malin Head, is the very definition of wild and is one of the best vantage points from which to view the Northern Lights in Ireland.

These explosions react with the earth’s atmosphere, sparking great swathes of coloured light.

Between now and the equinox in March is being tipped as the best opportunity in Ireland for more than ten years.

Popular spots for viewing The Nothern Lights in Donegal include Ballyliffin and Malin Head.

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