Home with the Henry Girls 2020

We are delighted to welcome you all to “the coolest place on the planet” (National Geographic, 2017) for a wonderful week of music – 5 days of songwriting, cultural tours, authentic local cuisine, traditional pub sessions and concerts in the… Read more »

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Donegal International Folk & Roots Music Trail 2019

Donegal International Folk & Roots Music Trail 2019 As well as a host of local and international acts performing in concert during this year’s Donegal International Folk & Roots Weekend, there will also be a Music Trail boasting further top… Read more »

Join LUXE for a night-time outdoor spectacle

LUXE and Earagail Arts Festival are offering chance to be part of a magical night-time outdoor spectacle. For the second instalment of Citadels of The Sun, this year’s flagship festival collaboration, landscape theatre company LUXE celebrate connecting Donegal and Rajasthan… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Sunday, 28 July

Wild Atlantic Weekend Malin, The Village Green 1-5pm – €5 per show Featuring brand new shows by last year’s sold out Tumblecircus, Cikadia and Nakupelle’s Circus Bardo, alongside a hugely entertaining live version of Countdown and the interactive Carnival Dress… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Saturday, 27 July

Wild Atlantic Weekend Malin, The Village Green 1-5pm – €5 per show Featuring brand new shows by last year’s sold out Tumblecircus, Cikadia and Nakupelle’s Circus Bardo, alongside a hugely entertaining live version of Countdown and the interactive Carnival Dress… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Friday, 26 July

Sheerbuzz & Atticus & Happy Out Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre 7pm – €5 In conjunction with Earagail Arts Festival, why. gigs are proud to present the (post-Leaving Cert) return of young rock band Sheerbuzz for an all ages gig in… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Thursday, 25 July

No Nations No Borders Inch/Burt, Inch Wildflower Reserve 1-5pm – FREE In an era of increasing isolationism and restrictions on individual and artistic liberty, Earagail Arts Festival in partnership with An Anchor Ensemble has commissioned eight artists, writers and broadcasters… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Wednesday, 24 July

Shaking The Tale Greencastle, Pier 12:30pm-5:30pm – €20/€16 A play, music, a garden party, a feast, and a ferry crossing (for the Inishowen shows)! An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola (UK) present Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as an exciting, large scale,… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Tuesday, 23 July

Shaking The Tale Greencastle, Pier 12:30pm-5:30pm – €20/€16 A play, music, a garden party, a feast, and a ferry crossing (for the Inishowen shows)! An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola (UK) present Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as an exciting, large scale,… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Sunday, 21 July

Shaking The Tale Letterkenny, Ballymacool Park 6pm – €15/€12 A play, music, a garden party, a feast, and a ferry crossing (for the Inishowen shows). An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola (UK) present Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as an exciting, large… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Saturday, 20 July

Voicing The Bridge – An international arts and film-making project Clady, Clady Hall Community Project 11am-5pm – FREE Jan-Erik Andersson / Eileen Hutton / Robert Powell in collaboration with the Clady Cross-Community Development Association, BBeyond, Ruth McPhillips, the Voices of… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Friday, 19 July

Shaking The Tale Letterkenny, Ballymacool Park 6pm – €15/€12 An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola (UK) present Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as an exciting, large scale, immersive production in both Donegal and Derry, crossing the borders, the traditions and the waters… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Thursday, 18 July

Pilgrim Street Ballybofey, Balor Arts Centre 8pm – €15 An infectious seven-piece drawing from Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, The Pogues and Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions. Pilgrim Street’s powerhouse live performances are a high energy mix of bluegrass, old time country and… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Wednesday, 17 July

Wuthering Heights Rathmullan, Rathmullan House 3pm – Adult €17 / Child €10 / Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) €52 This year Chapterhouse Theatre company is proud to present the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights,… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Sunday, 14 July

Ó Ghlúin go Glúin – From Generation to Generation Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre 1pm – €15/€12 The Donegal fiddle tradition is renowned all over the world as one of the dominant styles of the Irish fiddle tradition. Within this Donegal… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Saturday, 13 July

Citadels of the Sun Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre 1pm – €15/€12 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. Mehrangarh… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Friday, 12 July

Twinkles Dunfanaghy, Holy Trinity Hall 3pm -€5 Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are, up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky – says the song. An interactive dance performance for children of… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Wednesday, 10 July

North West Words Letterkenny, Rockhill House €5/€20 North West Words, Donegal’s leading Spoken Word Series presents three very special Earagail Arts Festival events including a short story workshop and evening reading by Nuala Ní Chonchúir on the opening day of… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Thursday, 11 July

Music at the Castle Glenveagh Castle 1-5pm – FREE Earagail Arts Festival invites you to an afternoon of free seisiúns in the stunning surroundings of Glenveagh Castle. Renowned local artists such as Diane Ní Chanainn (Diane Cannon) & Manus Lunny… Read more »

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Joan As Police Woman

An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny, Sunday 14th July, 8pm, €18 / €15  BOOK HERE Joan Wasser is an American musician, singer-songwriter and producer. She began her career playing violin with the Dambuilders and played with Black Beetle, Antony and the Johnsons,… Read more »

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Moonlight Benjamin

Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Saturday 13th July, 8pm, €15 / €12  BOOK HERE In 2018, 12 years after she began her world music artist career and in parallel with previous jazz and world music collaborations with Omar Sosa and Jacques… Read more »

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Lankum

Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Friday 12th July, 8pm, €18 / €15  BOOK HERE Comprising brothers Ian Lynch (uillean pipes, tin whistle, vocals), Daragh Lynch (vocals, guitar) alongside Cormac Mac Diarmada (fiddle) and Radie Peat (harmonium, accordion, vocals), Lankum channel a… Read more »

Day-to-day Listing: Thursday, 19 July

The Boswell Tea Party with The Henry Girls  Malin, The Big Top  8pm – €15/€12 One of two special concerts by the group, hosted in a specially-erected Big Top on the Village Green of their home town of Malin, Donegal –… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Wednesday, 11 July

Forme Uniche presented by Il Posto Letterkenny, An Grianán Theatre (Car Park) 10.30pm – €5 This spectacular nocturnal outdoor performance, signalling the finale of the Irish Aerial Dance Festival and the commencement of Earagail Arts Festival 2018 features live video… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Sunday, 29 July

Swell Festival – The Kinnegar Mountain Stage – Day 3 – The California Feetwarmers Le Eithne Ní Chatháin, Anne Martin, WHYTE, Niall Hackett, Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde agus aíonna speisialta 2.30pm – late €20 – €80 (day ticket to 3-day… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Saturday, 28 July

Swell festival – The Kinnegar Mountain Stage – Day 2 – Distorted Perspectives Donal Dineen, Slow Place Like Home, The Bonk, Alien She, Strength NIA, Shammen Delly, People That Listen To The Sky, F12, Distorted Perspectives DJS. 4pm – late… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Thursday, 26 July

The California Feetwarmers (Due to phenomenal demand more tickets allocated on 25/07/18- STANDING only, ring box office:  074 9120777) Rathmullan, Rathmullan House  The band, overwhelmed by new Irish fans – young and old alike – are renowned for an earthy depth of… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Wednesday, 25 July

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes SOLD OUT Rathmullan, Rathmullan House 3pm Adult €17 / Child €10 / Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) €52 Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Tuesday, 24 July

Tea Dance by Little John Nee & The Tea Dance Triode Letterkenny, An Grianán Theatre 8pm – €15/€12 For a long time now world weary beatniks, bomb-makers, old hippies, anarcho-punks, contrarians, outsider artists, suffragettes and fugitives have retreated to rural… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Monday, 23 July

Tea Dance by Little John Nee & The Tea Dance Triode Dunfanaghy, Holy Trinity Parish Hall 8pm – €15/€12 For a long time now world weary beatniks, bomb-makers, old hippies, anarcho-punks, contrarians, outsider artists, suffragettes and fugitives have retreated to… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Sunday, 22 July

Wild Atlantic Weekend Malin, The Village Green 1pm – 5.30pm each day – €5 per show Ballet Poulet Presented by Fanzini Two world class Olympian-level idiots bring to you their latest masterpiece. She has prepared a poetic, delicate and tender ballet.… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Saturday, 21 July

UPDATE: Online sales for Moh kouyaté and The Lost Brothers at McGrory’s Hotel Culdaff have now ceased. Check with McGrory’s on Tel +353 (0) 74 9379104 for availability before travelling. Online sales for shows at the Wild Atlantic Weekend in… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Friday, 20 July

Far Beyond The Stars with The Henry Girls Malin, The village green 8pm – €15/€12 The culmination of a week-long residency and a celebration of the extended musical family with friends new and old, The Henry Girls showcase work created during… Read more »

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Day-today Listing: Wednesday, 18 July

Brian Kennedy, Cathal Ó Searcaigh. Meenala, Gortahork/Mín a’ Leá, Gort a’Choirce, Dámhlann an Ghleanna 8pm – €18.00 An evening of spoken word, music and song with Brian Kennedy and Cathal Ó Searcaigh, in the idyllic surroundings of Dámhlann an Ghleanna.… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Tuesday, 17 July

North West Words  – Santa Barbara Poet Laureates Letterkenny, Florence Food Co. 8pm – €5 North West Words, Donegal’s leading spoken word poetry series and online magazine presents a special Earagail Arts Festival featuring the Santa Barbara Poets Laureate.

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Day-to-day Listing: Monday, 16 July

Foyle Punt Moville, Moville Pier 8:30pm – €15/€12 A new co-commissioned site-specific theatre piece by Earagail Arts Festival and the team who made She Knit The Roof and Destination Donut, Foyle Punt is the first project of The Local Group,… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Sunday, 15 July

Mná na bhFidleacha – The Donegal Female Fiddlers Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre 2pm – €15/€12 This extraordinary concert brings together, for the first time, 13 of the finest female fiddlers either from Donegal, associated with Donegal or residing in Donegal.… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Friday, 13 July

Ulaid & Duke Special Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre 8pm – €15/€12 When contemporary songwriting and traditional music meet, the results can be something to be treasured. Such is the case with the collaboration between folk supergroup, Ulaid, and singer-songwriter extraordinaire,… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Thursday 12, July

Music At The Castle / Ceol ag an Chaisleán 1pm – 5pm Glenveagh, Glenveagh National Park Earagail Arts Festival invites you to an afternoon of free seisiúns in the stunning surroundings of Glenveagh Castle. Renowned artists such as our musicians-in-residence… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Wednesday, 10 July

Maggie Mhór Amarclann Ghaoth Dobhair/ Gweedore Theatre 8pm – €15 Maggie Mhór is a translation of a play by John B. Keane, the story of a widowed mother-of-four living in rural Ireland. Owner of the Polpin family shop and farm and… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Saturday, 14 July

Songhoy Blues : They will have to kill us first Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre 4pm – €25 /€23 Nominated for “Best New Act” at the 2015 Q Awards and as “Independent Breakthrough Act” at the 2015 AIM Awards, over the last… Read more »

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Day-to-day Listing: Monday, 9 July

Maggie Mhór Amarclann Ghaoth Dobhair/ Gweedore Theatre 8pm – €15 Maggie Mhór is a translation of a play by John B. Keane, the story of a widowed mother-of-four living in rural Ireland. Owner of the Polpin family shop and farm and… Read more »

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Free food vendor spaces at Wild Atlantic Weekend

Are you a concession stand/food vendor and would like to join us this year? Earagail Arts Festival is inviting opportunities for our Wild Atlantic Weekend of Circus & Street Arts in Malin again this year, taking place on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd July.… Read more »

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Prize Giveaways!

FREE STUFF!! We have 4 Amazing Prizes to Give Away! Including flights from Glasgow or Dublin, hotel stays, car rental, food, and more! See below for the full prize list and to enter simply fill out the survey by following… Read more »