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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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Donegal Harvest Rally - Saturday 12th October 2019; Redcastle

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Donegal Motor Club are excited to announce preliminary details of this year’s Harvest Stages Rally, which will take place on October 12th.

The rally returns to Inishowen with Redcastle hosting the event this year. Tony Boyle is Clerk of the Course and said “The last time the rally visited Redcastle was 2011 and the roads in the area definitely provided a stern challenge”. Tony is also delighted to welcome the Boat House Restaurant and Bailey Night Club as principle sponsors.

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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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MRK Events presents "LE BOOM" OTB Music Festival: 25th October 2019, Buncrana 9pm

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Le Boom are one of Ireland's new music success stories having garnered 2.1 million track streams for their five single releases so far.

Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon are one of the most sought after new acts thanks to their energetic live show at festivals at home in Ireland, New York, Bilbao and Reykjavik!

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Donegals Lapland: 29th November - 22nd December 2019; Doagh Famine Village, Isle Of Doagh

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A FUN-FILLED FESTIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL THE FAMILY!

Putting smiles on faces since 1999!

Families flock back to Donegal’s Lapland year after year for many reasons and have done so since 1999!

To keep people coming back we like to makes a few changes now and again, introduce new attractions and throw in a few special surprises from one year to the next and this year is no different.

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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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Amazing Grace Festival: 2nd - 8th April 2020, Buncrana

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​In April, Buncrana celebrates this special link with the annual Amazing Grace Festival.

The 8th annual Amazing Grace Festival will take place from 2nd to 8th April 2020. Our community arts festival features music, art, history and heritage, fashion, dance, drama, storytelling, food and family fun. Save the Date!!

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Clonmany Festival: 2nd - 9th August 2020

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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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Greencastle Regatta: 14th - 16th August 2020

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Greencastle Regatta is one of the longest running Maritime Festivals in Ireland, and its four days of fun packed festivities celebrating maritime heritage along the Foyle.

There will be activities for all ages on the shore and on the water, plus live music each evening on the main stage with some of Ireland’s biggest headliners. If it’s anything like last year expect the full itinerary to include Kayak lessons, Kids treasure hunt, Fun Fair, Fisherman’s games, local artists, Pet show, a Darts competition, annual blessing of the fleet, Dance sessions and much more. Come along and enjoy the Ceol agus Craic!

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Donegal Half Marathon: 16th August 2020 - Letterkenny, 9.20am

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See Register Now page for entry fee breakdown.

NO ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN ON THE MORNING OF THE RACE.

The half marathon races will start at 9.20am on August 16th 2020.

There is a Cut-off time of 3 hours for the half marathon event, so walkers must be aware of this.

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Quadrathon Challenge by Extreme North: 20 - 23rd August 2020

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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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