The late Dessie Larkin

The late Dessie Larkin (back row, centre), during his tenure as Mayor of Letterkenny, at the launch of the Earagail Arts Festival. Photo: Declan Doherty   The Earagail Arts Festival team was shocked to hear of the untimely passing of our… 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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We’ve Extended Our Dates!

We are delighted to announce we have extended our dates in July 2017, to include a five day interactive residency ‘Home With The Henry Girls’! Originally due to open on 7th July 2017 we have extended our runtime from 4th… Read more »

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Home with The Henry Girls

Home With The Henry Girls  A unique five day interactive residency with Donegal’s finest folk export The Henry Girls Tuesday 4th July – Saturday 8th July 2017 Malin, County Donegal Come and join The Henry Girls for a real experience… Read more »

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A Massive Thank You

Earagail Arts Festival 2016 has come to a close for another year, and what a fantastic year it was! We would like to thank all our Artists, Performers, Funders, Sponsors, Production Partners, and Friends for helping to make this year… 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 »

Earagail Arts Festival is hiring!

Earagail Arts Festival is hiring! We are seeking a dynamic, experienced and highly motivated Volunteers & Outreach Coordinator to assist in the delivery of the 2016 festival programme. The main focus of this role is driving our volunteer management program and providing… Read more »

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The Tap Room presents SOAK. SOLD OUT

The Tap Room presents SOAK.  Hannah Peel Sarah E. Cullen Saturday 19th December @ 8pm  To round off the year in style, we bring you a very special Christmas Tap Room concert, curated by Attica Audio's Tommy McLaughlin and Festival... Read more »

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The Tap Room presents

The Tap Room presents Robyn G Shiels plus Jonathan Smeaton Saturday 7th November @ 9pm It’s no exaggeration to say that Robyn G Shiels is among Ireland’s greatest songwriters. He has the awards, he has the credentials, having shared stages… Read more »

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Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival

The 15th annual Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival commences from Friday September 25th to Sunday October 4th 2015.  Festival events will take place in a host of towns and villages in South and South West Donegal including Ballyshannon, Bundoran,… Read more »

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That’s a Wrap

As we draw a close on another festival season we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the wonderful people we met this year who came from all over the world and country to visit our beautiful… Read more »

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Invitation – “Donegal Photo Album” Exhibition

Earagail Arts Festival Opening Event “Donegal Photo Album” Exhibition  Donegal County Museum Friday, 10th July at 7.00pm Launch by Moya O’Doherty,  Donegal Person of the Year 2015 Clr. Ciaran Brogan, Chair Person of Donegal County Council, Seamus Neely, Chief Executive of… Read more »

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Sunday with Miriam in Donegal

Listeners to yesterday morning’s ‘Sunday with Miriam’ programme on RTE Radio 1 were treated to a tantalising preview of Earagail Arts Festival’s forthcoming Donegal International Folk and Roots Festival ( Sunday – Monday, July 10-13 ) when Miriam O’Callaghan and… Read more »

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EAF 2015 Programme is Here!

Following our Belfast launch of the 2015 festival brochure at the weekend, we are delighted to announce the arrival of our brand new website along with the full Earagail Arts Festival Programme, packed with fun filled events for the whole… Read more »

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New website coming soon

Hang in there folks, the new website is on it way, along with very exciting news on our early bird programme. #WAW

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Sign Up for EAF Newsletter

Happy New Year to you all. We are very much looking forward to another festival, with world class music and culture for all. Our website is currently under construction, but if you would like news and updates on festival 2015,… Read more »

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Tap Room Concert – 20th Dec 2014

We’re delighted to announce details of the Christmas Tap Room Concert, hosted by Kinnegar Brewing at the Tap Room, Rathmullan House Hotel, Saturday 20th December. Following the Sold Out November gig, the second of the winter shows on Saturday 20th December,… Read more »

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Tap Room Concerts, Rathmullan House Hotel

We’re really excited to announce details of the first concert in a new monthly music series, hosted by Kinnegar Brewing at the Tap Room, Rathmullan House Hotel, Saturday 15th November. Following the sublime Follow The Hops gigs at Rathmullan House this… Read more »

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Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival

Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival Opens 26th September – 5th October 2014 The 14th annual Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival runs in a host of towns, villages and rural communities throughout South and South West Donegal, from Friday September… Read more »

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Culture Night 2014

Letterkenny & the Donegal Gaeltacht, County Donegal  Friday  September 19th from 6.00pm to 11.00pm Culture night returns to Letterkenny for the sixth year running with FREE OF CHARGE, family friendly events in a host of easily accessible venues and locations… Read more »

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Great Prizes to be won….

What a fantastic summer we have had. With great weather and great attendance including more sell out shows than we’ve ever had, we feel over the moon and thrilled with the response to Earagail Arts Festival 2014. As always this… Read more »

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That’s a Wrap on EAF 2014

It ran from 12th – 27th July 2014, spread over three weekends and two amazing weeks of culture and entertainment. It hosted local and international artists including Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Mary Coughlan, Eduardo Niebla, Bombino and We Banjo… Read more »

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Another Wonderful Week To Go…

The Earagail Arts Festival has experienced another fantastic week with sell out performances of I Do by Dante or Die, the Follow the Hops concert with Declan Mc Clafferty and Sarah E Cullen, Swing by Fishamble and more… With the… Read more »

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Earagail Arts Festival 2014 Begins

The 26th Earagail Arts Festival is here and is bigger and better than ever. Our centrepiece event, Fiesta is sparking off conversations among audiences young and old throughout the county, as memories of the Fiesta Ballroom in letterkenny resonate with… Read more »

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2014 Brochure

The Countdown Begins We are delighted to announce that our programme is now available here on eaf.ie and we are sure there will be something  to tickle your fancy. If you’re looking for Art, we have some lovely exhibitions in… Read more »

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EAF And The Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way on Ireland’s west coast leads you through one of the world’s most dramatic coastal landscapes, a landscape on the edge of Europe that has shaped the development of its people, communities and settlements, a landscape that has… Read more »

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Earagail Arts Festival 2014

Petunia and the Vipers to play The Regional Cultural Centre In conclusion to the Regional Cultural Centre’s Spring Gigs season, they will host outstanding Canadian band, Petunia and the Vipers on Thursday 6th March 2014 at 8pm. Petunia’s music is… Read more »

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A Memorable Year – 2013

The 2013 Earagail Arts Festival ran from the 21st June – 21st July and brought music, theatre, art and entertainment galore to the people and visitors of Donegal . With event such as Abhaile – The Homecoming, Awakening the Horseman, Songfest and… Read more »

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