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 are joined by Greek Irish bouzouki duo Duo Zouk, the bluegrass and old timey Americana of the Morgan O Kane Band and the young trad supergroup Coirm in hosting a series of open to all, traditional music performances celebrating Donegal’s international folk connections.
Letterkenny, An Grianán Theatre
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 0–2 years, Twinkles is full of various shining objects which motivates young audiences together with dancers to explore light on stage. So the performance becomes a laboratory for babies to enjoy sources of light and movement.
Letterkenny, Regional Cultural Centre
8pm – €15/€12
A feast of traditional Irish music featuring tutors from this year’s Ceol na Coille Traditional Music Summer School, including Jarlath Henderson (uilleann pipes/vocals), Hamish Napier (piano/flute/whistle), Innes Watson (guitar) and special guests.
Ballybofey, Balor Arts Centre
8pm – €15/€10/€40
A hilarious water charges inspired musical comedy written by Conor Malone and directed by Caroline Bell! Wicked King Enda has kidnapped Anna Livia the Water Maiden and all the water in the village well has dried up. It’s a race against time for our unlikely coalition of heroes – Robin B’Stard (Robin Hood’s illegitimate, slightly less well-known half brother), Will Scarletforya, Scarecrow Mick and Friar Tourettes, with some help from Turfcutter Ming and the ancient wizard Michael D.
Earagail Arts Festival is funded by Arts Council Ireland, Donegal County Council, Wild Atlantic Way and Fáilte Ireland