June 2018


Inishowen Vintage Show

10th June - Moville

This event attracts vintage transport enthusiasts from near far and begins with a period of show and tell in Moville Square. This is followed by the drive by all entrants round Greencastle and Stroove providing a truly spectacular sight for all.
For more information see here

Donegal International Rally

15th - 17th June - Letterkenny

The JOULE Donegal International Rally is one the toughest rally challenges there is for drivers and teams. The rally takes place over three days and will be followed by over 70,000 spectators with close to 200,000 viewers on TV and online.
For more information see here.

Buncrana Music Festival

29th - 30th June - Buncrana

Back with a bang, the Buncrana Music Festival will take place on the Shore Front this year, just a 5 minute walk from the hotel.
Over two nights with acts including Ministry of sound, Feeder, Hauswerks, Infinity Ink, Route 94 announced so far. The festival will culminate in a huge firework display on Buncrana’s Shore Front on the Saturday night.
For more information see here.

Feel Good Fortnight

23rd June - 7th July - Buncrana

Feel Good Fortnight is a a unique festival which promotes mental, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and economic wellbeing within our community.  It is an opportunity to share and celebrate all that is good, healthy and positive in our community and to invite other people to take part.
For more information see here.


July 2018


2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

4th - 8th July - Ballyliffin Golf Club, Inishowen

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation will take place for the first time at Ballyliffin Golf Club. It will be the first time that the Inishowen course has been the venue for the tournament with large crowds expected to turn out to support the event.  This year’s event promises to be a memorable week when fans can enjoy world-class golf, music and entertainment, making for a special festival atmosphere in the majestic surroundings of Ballyliffin – perched on the edge of the picturesque Inishowen Peninsula, enjoying spectacular views of the famous hills of Donegal to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north.
For more information see here.


O’Flaherty’s OTB Music Festival

7th - 8th July - O'Flaherty's Bar, Buncrana

A weekend of some of the best of Irish music currently on the scene. Line-up includes: Cafolla and Engel, Thanks Brother, Orchid Collective, Runabay, Rofi James, Wolves of Youth, Lavengro and more. We also have a few special guests joining us across the weekend so watch this space!
For more information see here.

Earagail Arts Festival 

7th - 29th July - Countywide

Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language), multidisciplinary arts festival which takes place each July throughout County Donegal – two weeks of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard. The Earagail Arts Festival is a venue-based music and arts festival with eclectic and alternative music, visual arts, circus and theatre programmes alongside the spoken word, film, family and children centred events and workshops. We aim to bring inspiring performers to this captivating European frontier, showcase artists native to the area and provide opportunities for cultural exchange.
For more information see here.

Inishowen Agricultural Show

21st July - Carndonagh

Inishowen Agricultural Show is the oldest agricultural show in Ireland.This is a great day out for all the family with a wide variety of events for everyone to enjoy. The Show features a wide variety of Animals, Arts & Crafts, Baking, Plants, Children’s Pet Show to name but a few.
For more information see here.


August 2018

Clonmany Festival

5th - 12th August - Clonmany

This is Irelands longest running and best known family festival. Year after year thousands of holiday makers and locals alike enjoy the many events, live music, natural beauty and facilities which go hand in hand with the festival. From raft races and cycling events to treasure hunts and talent competitions, the festival has something to offer everyone and is an event which you will find yourself returning to again and again.
For more information see here.

Rathmullan Community Festival

6th August - Rathmullan

Non-profit festival each August Bank Holiday weekend with music, competitions and craic on the street benefiting local and national charities.
For more information see here.

Car ferry service operates between Buncrana and Rathmullan during the Summer months. To view timetable, see here.