Leas Cathaoirleach launches 2019 festival programme

At the launch of the 2019 Earagail Arts Festival Programme at Rockhill House Estate, Letterkenny (l-r): Cllr Donal Coyle, Cllr Niamh Kennedy (Leas Cathaoirleach), Paul Brown, CEO & Artistic Director, Meabh Uí Chonnachain, Festival Board, and Cllr Gerry McMonagle. Photos:… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Earagail Arts Festival invites you to become a ‘Friend’

Earagail Arts Festival would not be possible without the support of its friends and patrons. Becoming a ‘Friend’ of the festival is a way for the public or small businesses to avail of the many ‘friends’ benefits and to be… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Legendary Celtic rockers of Horslips add second date

Legendary Celtic rockers of Horslips add second date First night for members of Horslips’ sells out – Additional night added THE touring members of Horslips have added a second date to this year’s Earagail Arts Festival (10th to 28th July)… Read more »

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 »

Kinnegar Brewing celebrates Indie Beer Week

Kinnegar Brewing celebrates Indie Beer Week with a series of events. This year’s Indie Beer Week runs from 22–26 May and in celebration of local Independent Irish craft beer, our friends at Kinnegar have organised a number of events. Kinnegar… Read more »

Creative development opportunity for emerging artists

LUXE and Earagail Arts Festival are offering a creative development opportunity. Up to three emerging artists will get to work directly with lead artists Mark Hill and Mandy Blinco and others in their workshops in Donegal this summer. Alongside LUXE,… Read more »

Solo Cissokho – A Tribute

Earagail Arts Festival was saddened to hear of the passing of one of West Africa’s greatest musicians, Solo Cissokho. A Senegalese kora player and griot from  a long line of griots, Solo performed for Earagail Arts Festival on many occasions, endearing young… Read more »

Mór Music & Arts Trail, Arranmore Island

Mór Music & Arts Trail, a new two-day celebration of music, spoken word and comedy on Arranmore Island. BOOK HERE Our good friends at Swell Music & Arts Festival are taking a sabbatical for 2019 but Earagail Arts Festival is delighted… Read more »

AtticAscent – A chance to work with top producers

Tá Féile Ealaíne an Earagail agus Attica Audio ag tairiscint deis taifeadta agus léirithe ar bhonn cónaitheach do chúigear ealaíontóirí aonair nach bhfuil i bhfad i mbun a gceirde. Beidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe teicnící léirithe agus taifeadta a chruthú,… Read more »

Sheerbuzz + Atticus & Happy Out

Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Friday 26th July, 7pm, €5  BOOK HERE 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 the RCC. The… Read more »

Ériu invites Irish dancers to apply for workshops

Trialacha ar siúl roimh Fhéile Ealaíne an Earagail i mbliana do léiriú úrnua ina mbeidh cur chuige spreagúil, nua-aimseartha i dtaca leis an damhsa Gaelach. Tá cuireadh á thabhairt do dhamhsóirí idir 18 agus 25 a bhfuil caighdeán na gcraobhchomórtas… Read more »

Earagail Arts Festival Legacy Fund

Some of our treasured friends and supporters have expressed an interest to leave a legacy to the festival. In response we have decided to create a new donation feature solely for the support of future artistic projects which originate in… Read more »

Volunteer with us this summer

Would you like to join Donegal’s premier summer event on the Wild Atlantic Way as a volunteer this summer? We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing people who are passionate about the arts to join this year’s Earagail Arts Festival team in… Read more »

Glasgow gets a taste of Kinnegar on St Patrick’s Day

Glasgow will get the chance to taste some of Donegal’s finest beers on St Patrick’s Day. Kinnegar Brewing, a huge supporter of Earagail Arts Festival (and the arts, in general), will be guest of honour at ‘WEST on the Green’… Read more »

Jim Gaffigan + Aoife O’Connor

Jim Gaffigan brings his Quality Time tour to An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny as part of Earagail Arts Festival this July. Presented by Donegal’s premier summer festival on the most northerly part of the Wild Atlantic Way with Aiken Promotions, the four-time Grammy-nominated… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Home with The Henry Girls

Would you like to join Donegal’s favourite sister trio on the Wild Atlantic Way? THE Henry Girls invite you to join them on the ‘Home’ residency in their native Malin during next year’s Earagail Arts Festival (10 – 28 July, 2019) in County… Read more »

Earagail Arts Festival 2019 – Save The Date

Earagail Arts Festival looks forward to welcoming you in 2019. DONEGAL’S premier summer festival on the Wild Atlantic Way will take place next year from July 10 to 28. Earagail Arts Festival’s 30th anniversary was filled with many highlights from… Read more »

Earagail Arts and Stendhal Festivals join forces

We have joined forces with Limavady’s Stendhal Festival this summer to help cross promote the arts across the Irish border. Stendhal Festival, now in its eighth year and the Earagail Arts Festival in its 30th, have agreed a programming partnership that… 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 »

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 »

Day-to-day Listing: Friday, 27 July

The Selkie Gaoth Dobhair, Amharclann 3pm €7/ – 5 tickets for €25 Legend has it if you hide a seal skin belonging to a Selkie she must stay with you forever, however if she finds it she will always return… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Three free exhibitions open on first weekend

Three brand new exhibitions will officially open next weekend as part of this year’s Earagail Arts Festival visual arts programming. There are a number of free visual arts exhibitions being hosted in various locations around the county as part of… Read more »

Big Day Out at the Brewery for MS Ireland

Photo Credit: John Soffe Photography Kinnegar Brewing will be welcoming people of all ages to their ‘Big Day Out at the Brewery’ in Ballyraine, Letterkenny next week for a very worthy cause. Following on from last year’s highly successful event,… Read more »

The California Feetwarmers return for extensive tour

The California Feetwarmers make a very welcome return to Earagail Arts Festival and the north-west this summer. Overwhelmed by the Irish reception in 2017, the popular Los Angeles group look forward to returning to the north-west. The band dusts down and… Read more »

Keenan, Gavin and Byrne (KGB) for Letterkenny

Earagail Arts Festival welcomes Irish trad super group KGB this July! Three of Ireland’s finest instrumentalists – Paddy Keenan, Frankie Gavin and Dermot Byrne – joined forces in 2017 to form what can only be described as an Irish trad super… Read more »

American guitar licks with Malian groove

Songhoy Blues will be a highlight of this year’s Earagail Arts Festival. To give you a flavour of what this fantastic group of musicians from West Africa will bring to An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny next month, check out their performance (below) on one… Read more »

Foyle Punt: A boat, a story, a feed

Foyle Punt is an immersive, site-specific experience with songs, that tells the story of boatbuilder Philip McDonald in his own words. In 1750, the McDonald Clan rowed from their native Scotland to Inishowen in Donegal, fleeing a war in a… Read more »

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 »

Would you like to join the team?

Would you like to join Earagail Arts Festival as a volunteer as we celebrate our 30th anniversary this July? We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing people who are passionate about the arts to join this year’s festival team in… Read more »

Altan to be honoured by county council

Altan who are being honoured by Donegal County Council on Monday evening (l-r): Ciarán Curran, Martin Tourish, Dáithí Sproule, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Mark Kelly. Photo Credit: Gearóid Ó Maonaigh Donegal County Council will honour one of the county’s greatest… Read more »

30th anniversary line-up is now live and on sale

Earagail Arts Festival is delighted to announce that this year’s programme is now live and on sale. This is your first chance to check out the fantastic events we have in-store for our 30th anniversary and even book your tickets early before… Read more »

California Feetwarmers return to north-west

California Feetwarmers return for our 30th anniversary. We are thrilled to announce that following their fantastic shows in 2017, The California Feetwarmers make a very welcome return to Earagail Arts Festival and the north-west this summer. The Los Angeles-based band dusts… Read more »

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 »

Early Bird Discount & First Tickets Available!

The following tickets are now on sale at an Early Bird Discount of €12 if you book before 1st May 2017!   Dreamers Circus CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW 8pm Wed 5th July Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny This Scandinavian and Danish… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

New International Commissions for Earagail Arts Festival 2016

New International Commissions for Earagail Arts Festival 2016 We are very proud to announce that the Earagail Arts Festival has been granted a PRS for Music Foundation Beyond Borders Award. The award will fund an ambitious new music commission bringing… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Distorted Perspectives Festival – 30th April – 3rd May

Letterkenny’s second annual experimental music and art festival on the May Bank Holiday weekend has been announced with a stellar line up of international and Irish acts including Moon Duo, Autumns, Ref Flare, Ulrich Schnauss (w. Nat Urazmetova) and Clanns.… Read more »

Tap Room Concerts at Rathmullan House Hotel Saturday 25th April 2015

Earagail Arts Festival are excited to announce details of the April concert in the now highly anticipated music series, hosted by Kinnegar Brewing at the Tap Room, Rathmullan House Kinnegar Brewing in partnership with the Earagail Arts Festival are delighted… Read more »

Tap Room Concert at Rathmullan House Hotel

Leila Jane & Simon Mc Cafferty. Friday 20th March 2015 Earagail Arts Festival are excited to announce details of the third concert in the now popular music series, hosted by Kinnegar Brewing at the Tap Room, Rathmullan House Hotel, Friday… Read more »

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

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 »

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 »

The Donegal Folk and Roots Festival & Wild Atlantic World

We are excited to bring two new amazing music projects to Donegal next July 2015. As we are currently undergoing a website redesign, line-up announcements and tickets will go on sale very soon. If you would like to be the… Read more »

Children’s Christmas Storytelling Workshop

“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” -J.K. Rowling. Is your child a keen storyteller, reader or performer? Do they love Christmas and all things festive? If so, and they’re aged between 5 and… Read more »

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 »

Exciting News to be Released Soon…

So with EAF 2014 wrapped up, we are eager to spill the beans on what’s coming next in 2015. With still to be announced events happening before the New Year, you will not have to wait long before attending a… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

A Strong Opening Weekend at Earagail Arts Festival

The opening weekend of the 26th Earagail Arts Festival has been a huge success and due to popular demand our centrepiece production Fiesta is running another night, Tuesday 15th July. To celebrate the approaching end to the Fiesta days gone… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Children’s Christmas Story Workshop – In association with the Letterkenny Central Library.

The Earagail Arts Festival ran a 5 week Children’s Christmas Story Workshop in the lead up to the festive period, from 21st November – 19th December 2013, concluding in a story telling morning of their own work. This course provided… Read more »

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 »

Welcome to the 25th Earagail Arts Festival 

We have officially opened the 2013 Earagail Arts Festival! With the ever beautiful backdrop of the Inishowen peninsula we kicked off another year with a bang. The hugely anticipated Awakening the Horseman in Grianán Ailigh, Burt was a spectacle of… Read more »

A Memorable Year For The Earagail Arts Festival

It has been a long couple of months getting the brochure and programming ready for our 25th festival, but we are happy to say it is currently in a location near you. Over the May bank holiday weekend, thousands of… Read more »

A Memorable Year For The Earagail Arts Festival

Welcome to our new and improved website. We have been working hard to make sure that we provide as much information as possible to help you plan your festival schedule this year. You can view local attractions and accommodation easily… Read more »