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Wild Atlantic Festival
Sat 1st August - Sat 8th August 2020

A Week of Special Events for Visitors and the Community Alike

Activities, tours, walks and events to celebrate our unique part of the Wild Atlantic Way.


Programme of Events 2020



Sat 1st August, 2020

Street Music at 4.00 pm
Relax on the Diamond and join Shane & Friends for an afternoon open air session (weather permitting).



Sun 2nd August, 2020

Family Stroll around Drumbarron at 12 Noon
The walk will begin at the Catholic Church – The Church of the Holy Family.

Live Street Music on the Diamond at 4pm
Come along and join the singalong.



Mon 3rd August, 2020

A 6 Km walk along the Town Trail at 12 Noon
Starting at the Catholic Church. Duration approx 1 hour.

Dancing at the Crossroads on the Diamond at 8.00 pm
This event has been cancelled due to Covid-19 precautions



Tues 4th August, 2020

See the skill of Weaving and Spinning at Molloys on the Killybegs Road all day
Join Michael Molloy as he demonstrates and explains the Donegal Tweed & Aran Knitwear Industry development from past times to the modern day.

Live Street Music on the Diamond at 4.00 pm
Come along and join the singalong.



Wed 5th August, 2020

Bus Tour of Donegal leaving at 11.00 am
This is a mystery trip with singalong and food. Always great craic.

Live Street Music on the Diamond at 4.00 pm
Come along and join the singalong.



Thurs 6th August, 2020

Visit to Stephen Bennett’s Art Gallery at Carn all day
Our most famous Artist Stephen Bennett is available at all times to show his large array of artwork.
Special discounts available this week.

The Wild Atlantic Women performance on the Diamond
Come along and enjoy a wonderful evening of music performed by these talented women of Donegal. This is an open air event and everyone is welcome.



Fri 7th August, 2020

Drumbarron Walk at 12.00 Noon
Meet at the Catholic Church car park for this casual walk overlooking the town of Ardara – All welcome.

Duck Racing on the Owentocker at 7.00 pm
The Loughros Point Rowing Club fundraiser. Please support this great organisation.
Contact Teresa 087 9159351.



Sat 8th August, 2020

An Afternoon of Live Music on the Diamond at 4.00 pm
Come along and join the singalong.

Big Band Show. Big Country Dance with “Hard 2 Beat” on the Diamond at 8.00 pm
Hear live this talented band perform a variety of music. Come along and join in.




For more information contact Stephen: 087 2424590



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