Mayor to launch Heritage Week Event Guide

Cllr Slowey to perform launch on Monday

Mayor to launch Heritage Week Event Guide

With the largest amount of planned events for national heritage week 2016 the launch of the event guide for county Donegal takes place on Monday.

The County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide will be launched by Cllr. Terence Slowey, Cathaoirleach, Donegal County Council in the County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny on Monday, August 8 at 12 noon.

Donegal is the county with the most events taking place per head of population and Cultural Services, Donegal County Council has organised, or is hosting 24 of the 108 ‘Heritage Week’ events planned in County Donegal.

National Heritage Week takes place from Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 28,

“As we commemorate ‘100 Years of Heritage’, people from across County Donegal have come together to organise another great programme of events for National Heritage Week” said Joseph Gallagher, Heritage Officer, Donegal County Council.

Copies of the County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide will be available in tourist offices, libraries, public service centres, museums and heritage centres next week and on-line at www.heritageweek.ie or www.donegalcoco.ie/heritage