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Festivals & Events

AUGUST 2014

August Events in the Peninsula

SEPTEMBER 2014

Sept Events in the Peninsula

OCTOBER 2014

Festivals & Events around the Peninsula

November 2014

Festivals & Events around the Peninsula

December 2014

Festivals & Events around the Peninsula

in inishowen

Dance Tir Chonaill – The Plaza 4th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: The Plaza

Tel: +353 (0)87 753 8317

Tir Chonaill – The Plaza Buncrana Friday 4th April.
Dancing to Tir Chonaill (Eddie Gallagher) in the Plaza Ballroom, Buncrana on Friday 4th April. Doors open 10pm – 1am.
Admission is €7. Light refreshments will…

Shore 2 Summit Adventure 5th April 2014

Contact: Harold Mc Guinness

Location: Extreme North

Tel: 074 9382917
Mob: 0862374644

Multisport Challenge Extreme(62k) and Sprint(44k) courses.

Traverse Inishowen from East 2 West by Foot, Bike and Kayak. Get breathless with the amazing beauty of both land and sea from the peaks of Sliabh Sneacht or relax while…

Amazing Grace Festival 2014 5th-8th Apr

Contact: Ruth Garvey-Williams

Location: Inishowen

Tel: +353 (0)87 795 5401

Against the stunning backdrop of Lough Swilly, celebrate the inspirational story of John Newton, his dramatic, life-changing arrival in Ireland and the 241st anniversary of his most famous hymn “Amazing Grace”.

A weekend…

Derek Ryan Live at the Plaza 5th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: The Plaza

Tel: +353 (0)87 753 8317

After a fantastic journey through 2013, Derek plans to make 2014 even better! This year with a big dance in The Plaza 2014 Saturday 5th April, Admission is pay at the door, so make sure to get down early to avoid disappointment!

The Cube 5th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: Inishowen

Tel: 00353 74 93 81054

Greencastle Community Centre – Presents The Cube – Saturday 5th April.

Greencastle Community Centre presents the “BIGGEST” Kube event in the North West, with a Guaranteed Prize of €5,000, which must…

Car Boot Sale 5th Apr

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

Car Boot Sale – Clonmany Community Centre – Saturday 5th April.

There will be a Car Boot Sale in Clonmany Community Centre on Saturday 5th April from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The cost to book a table is €10.

"BOAT" Sea Angling from Culdaff 6th Apr

Contact: Paddy Breslin

Location: Inishowen

Tel: +353 (0)7493 84442
Mob: 00447779267049

We are a Sea Angling Club based in Culdaff, Inishowen, Co. Donegal, Ireland. The Waters off Culdaff Bay, North Inishowen and surrounding areas have the best diversity of Marine Life that Ireland has to offer. From the small plankton…

Fiddler on the Roof 7th, 8th & 10th - 13th Apr

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

Carndonagh Musical Society presents Fiddler on the Roof:

Playing nightly at 7:30pm in the Colgan Hall.
On the 7th, 8th, 10th-13th April 2014.
Admission by ticket only. Adults €10 Children €5. Tickets available…

Only 1DIRECTION TRIBUTE BAND 12th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: The Plaza

Tel: +353 (0)87 753 8317

Only 1DIRECTION TRIBUTE BAND 12th Apr

Only 1Direction Tribute band presented by Riverside Sound Systems.

Crana Crew Rely for life Concert. Show 3-5pm Admission €10.

Dancing at night to Black Magic…

Buncrana Tidy Towns Open Day 12th Apr

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

Buncrana Tidy Towns Open Day 12th Apr.

For all members of the public, everyone is welcome!

Saturday 12th April 2014.
11am - 4pm In the old Buncrana Market premises, Lower Main Street, Buncrana.

Trad Music Session Every 2nd Sunday

Contact: Ann McGonigle

Location: Clonmany

Tel: 00353 74 9376265
Mob: 00353 87 9806948

We will be having Traditional Music Sessions at Glendowen Craft Studio on the second Sunday of every month EXCEPT IN AUGUST and OCTOBER.

Music Starts at 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Funds raised going towards local charities...

Inishowen 1/2 Marathon 13th Apr

Contact: Inishowen AC

Location: Inishowen

Tel: + 353 (0)87 6378862

Inishowen Athletics Club was founded in 2001 by a group of athletic enthusiasts from Carndonagh, Moville and Clonmany. During the first three years of operation, Inishowen AC catered solely for juvenile athletes. In 2004, senior athletes began…

Grand Variety Concert - Malin Head 18th Apr

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

Grand Variety Concert – Malin Head Community Centre – Friday 18th April.
A Grand Variety Concert will be held in The Malin Head Community Centre on Good Friday evening, 18th April at 7:00pm. Come along for a great night’s…

Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge 10m, 19th Apr

Contact: Patsy McGonagle

Location: Ballyliffin

Tel: +353 (0)87 2226112

It’s that time of year again the traditional launch of the Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge 10 mile. It’s Easter Saturday this time round its April 19th 2pm. This is the 6th annual organisation of the popular Inishowen promotion. Year…

Dancing to Shunie Crampsey 19th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: The Plaza

Tel: +353 (0)87 753 8317

Easter Saturday 19th Apr

Dancing to Shunie Crampsey

Doors 10-1am Adm €7
Light Refreshments served on the night.


Easter Saturday Celtic Feast 19th Apr

Contact: Walter Figini

Location: An Grianan Hotel

Tel: 00353 74 9368900

An Grianan Hotel – Easter Saturday Celtic Feast

Arrive to a welcome glass of An Grianan Hotel’s finest Mead to a backdrop of Live traditional Irish music in our Foyer plus exciting photo opportunities to remember the…

Aurora Borealis Exhibition 19th - 21st Apr

Contact: John McLaughlin

Location: Strand Hotel Ballyliffin

Tel: 00353 74 9376107

Aurora Borealis Exhibition 19th - 21st Apr

At the Strand Hotel Ballyliffin from the 19th to the 21st of April.

As seen on RTE News, ITV, BBC, CH4 Sky, Fox 13, WCVB Channel 5 Boston, Good morning America, TV3, German…

The Easter Egg Hunt 19th Apr

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

Everyones favourite Charity Event. The Easter Egg Hunt!!!! Saturday the 19th of April. In aid of cancer research

This years theme: Survival

At: 11am. So could every one start to assemble from 10:40am or so to…

Nathan Carter Live in Concert 20th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: The Plaza

Tel: +353 (0)87 753 8317

Nathan Carter Live in Concert – Sunday 20th April at the Plaza!

Nathan Carter will appear live in concert at The Plaza, Buncrana. Hear Nathan put on an incredible show and sing a bit of everything for young and old.

Tullagh Bay Equestrian Fun Day 20th Apr

Contact: Catherine or Nicole Devlin

Location: Inishowen

Tel: 086 7204150

Tullagh Bay Equestrian Center Charity Easter Fun Day:

In aid of Donegal Hospice and Buddy Bears.
Join us at Tullagh Bay Equestrian Center
Vintage Tractor Run €10 Entry per tractor.

ICARE Duck Derby 20th Apr

Contact: Liam Gill

Location: Buncrana

Tel: 074 9362226
Mob: 0879675363

ICARE Duck Derby 20th Apr
ICARE(Inishowen Children’s Autism Related Education) Duck Derby!
First Prize €100 Ducks €3 or 2 for €5, it’s Great Quack!!!
Easter Sunday 20th April at 4pm.
Eye of…

Easter Sunday Special Carvery at An Grianan

Contact: Walter Figini

Location: An Grianan Hotel

Tel: 00353 74 9368900

Easter Sunday Special Carvery
Time: 12.30 – 4pm
Adults: €22
5 – 12: €9.50
Under 5 Free

Come and join us for an enjoyable Special Easter Carvery Treat!

Five Tasty Courses…

Carndonagh Easter Monday Parade 21st Apr

Contact: Carndonagh Easter Parade

Location: Carndonagh

Tel: 086 8306304

CARNDONAGH is getting ready for the return of its 4th Annual Easter Parade
.
A local committee was recently formed to revive the old tradition in the North Inishowen market town to give people a boost of fun and colour in the recession.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA IN OAKFIELD PARK 21st Apr

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA IN OAKFIELD PARK TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER FOUNDATION

FUN FAMILY EVENT ON EASTER MONDAY IN DONEGAL


Childhood Cancer Foundation is delighted to invite families from the…

Malin Head Living History Evening 22nd Apr

Contact: Peter Homer

Location: Inishowen

Tel: +353 (0) 85 1339158

As part of the Carndonagh Amateur Radio Club activities we have been invited to the Malin Head historical societies Living History Evening on Tuesday 22nd April from 7 till 9 on the evening will be at the Malin Head Community Centre. We will…

Star Treks- Lyrid meteor shower 23rd Apr

Contact: Lawrence McBride

Location: Far & Wild

Tel: +442871812962
Mob: +447775911198

Far and Wild has recently launched an amazing new wilderness experience- hiking to some of the most inspiring of Ireland's locations to witness the wonders of our night time sky. The first event is on Wednesday 23rd April to coincide with the…

East Inishowen Sea Kayak Symposium 25th-27th April

Contact: Adrian Harkin

Location: Moville

Tel: + 353 (0)74 9385903
Mob: +353 (0)87 2202577

Inish Adventures Ireland’s leading Water and Land Adventure Centre presents Sea Symposium 25th-27th April

Calling all novice and experienced paddlers, Sea Symposium is back this year from the 25th-27th April 2014. Moville…

Muff Community Park - 5K 26th Apr

Contact: The Manager

Location: Muff

Tel: +353 74 938 4572

Muff Community Park - 5K Fun Run/Walk - Saturday 26th April 2014
Registration is from 10am. The Main race is at 11am. Followed by Juvenile race and then fun run/walk. There will be Cash & Spot prizes on the day. Light refreshments…

Malin Head Marconi Day Celebrations 26th Apr

Contact: Peter Homer

Location: Inishowen

Tel: +353 (0) 85 1339158

We will be celebrating the Marconi Day (Marconis Birthday) which is also celebrated by many thousand radio amateurs who set up radio station all over the world. The Carndonagh Amateur Radio Club will be setting up a radio station at Malin Head…

Traditional Irish Music Sessions Every Friday

Contact: Anne McGrory

Location: McGrorys Hotel Culdaff

Tel: 074 9379104

Mc Grory's Culdaff. Traditional Irish Music Sessions every Friday at 10pm in the Front Bar.

The Northern Lights

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

One of the world's most famous and stunning solar phenomena is eagerly expected over Irish skies in the coming weeks, stargazers have said.

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, has its best chance of being seen…

Swan Park Orienteering

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Location: Inishowen Tourism Office, Buncrana

Tel: 00353 74 9362600

As an activity it can be enjoyed by everyone. People of all abilities, age and gender can participate in an inexpensive leisure time activity. At an introductory level it requires no more than a pair of trainers, outdoor clothing, clear plastic…

Lieu's Bar Live Entertainment

Contact: Pat

Location: Lieu's Bar Buncrana

Tel: +353 (0)86 68179209

Live music every weekend. Traditional Irish pub with great Guinness. Music in our beer garden May - September. Pool, darts etc. We accept all credit cards and offer cashback facility. Find us on Facebook 'The Lieu’s Bar'.

Roots, Country and Blues Every Saturday

Contact: Anne McGrory

Location: McGrorys Hotel Culdaff

Tel: 074 9379104

Music in The Front Bar Mc Grory's of Culdaff every Saturday at 10pm! The band play an interesting mix of roots, rock and country or pretty much anything else that’s requested of them on the night by the audience (whether they know it…

Traditional Irish Music Sessions Every Wed

Contact: Jean O'Flaherty

Location: O'Flaherty's Bar

Tel: 00353 74 936 1305

O'Flaherty's Bar has always been renowned for it's live music especially Irish traditional sessions which take place every Wednesday night with local act Shandrum and friends taking to the stage. One of Irelands greatest fiddle players Dinny…

Kids Fun Sessions and More

Contact: The Manager

Location: BUNCRANA LEISURE CENTRE

Tel: 074 9361000

Buncrana Leisure Centre open all year round - facilities include 25m Heated Pool, Sauna & Steam Room, Fully Equipped Gym, Lifesaving Classes, Fitness Classes, Adult & Kids Swimming Lessons.

Something for the kids every…