Festivals in Donegal
17th: St Patrick’s Day Festivals in Ballyshannon, Bundoran & Donegal Town
1st – 3rd: Sligo Feis Ceol Competitions in classical singing and music, traditional singing and music, drama, verse speaking and art for age groups aged 4 plus.
30th May – 3rd June Rory Gallagher Festival, Ballyshannon
21st – 23rd : Sea Sessions & Music Festival, Bundoran
21st: Manorhamilton Solstice Shenanigans Solstice walk to Tullysheherney, Manorhamilton. Watch the sun go down from this amazing archaeology site. See the typical U-shaped glacial valley of Glenade slip from sunlight to moonlight.
5th: Lobsters & Lettuce Bundoran A celebration of life beside the Atlantic Ocean explored through food, history, culture and fun. Tastings from local and artisan producers, restaurants and hotels.
22nd: Bundoran Gathering Golf Open
1st - 3rd: Ballyshannon Irish Folk & Traditional Music Festival
3rd: Ballyshannon Dedication Ceremony The Erne Estuary Fishermen Memorial erected and dedicated to a group of people who in the 1920's were instrumental in having the Erne River at Ballyshannon County Donegal brought under the public control of the Irish nation. To this day the particular court case is know as 'The Kildoney Fishermen's Case'.
5th – 11th : Ballyshannon 400; Ballyshannon celebrates the 400th anniversary of the signing of the Royal Charter. Featuring exhibitions, cultural nights, sports, masterclasses, walks, genealogy, concerts, kid's activities and street entertainment.
5th – 9th : O'Donnell Clan Gathering - for all O' Donnells and friends to come together for 5 days to enjoy and experience O'Donnell Clan history, heritage and one another's company.
Tullan for Township Charity Surf & Music events
12th-14th: Mullaghmore Maritime Festival, Co Sligo
21st: Ballyshannon Agricultural Show
Mullaghmore Lobster Festival
26th - 28th: A Taste of Donegal Food Festival, Donegal Town
28th Annual International Open Boat Sea Angling Competition. Entry Tel: 086 818 6676
5th - 7th: Bundoran Autumn Festival
6th - 9th: West Coast Challange (72 hole Golf Competition)
22nd - 27th: Treble Hook - Game, Coarse & Sea Fishing in Donegal Bay area www.donegalanglingholidays.com
25th - 29th: Hills of Donegal Celtic Festival Bundoran
3rd - 5th: Feile Rince Traidisiunta Ardara
4th: Ballyshannon Performing Arts Street Carnival
11th: Harvest Stages Rally Letterkenny
23rd - 2nd Oct European Surfing Championships (Euro Surf 2011)
25th – 27th : Dracufest Ballyshannon Festival marking the centenary of the death of Bram Stoker, author of the 1897 gothic novel Dracula. Special film screenings, featured talks and readings, world record attempt, guided historical walk, fancy dress parties and more!
28th - 31st: Country Music Festival
7th - 9th: Allingham Arts Festival, Ballyshannon Allingham Arts Festival features art, writing, drama, adults and children's workshops, evening entertainment, children's entertainment, craft fair. Lots of free events for all the family.
7th - 9th: Ardara Matchmaking Weekend