What's on in Donegal

Cake Sales, Concerts and lots of lights being switched on this weekend!

Michael Daly

Reporter:

Michael Daly

What's on in Donegal

What’s On This Weekend

Friday, December 2nd

Ardara

The Church of Ireland host their Annual Christmas Coffee Morning. Run by the parishioners of the Church of Ireland, it will take place in Teague's Bar on this coming Friday, December 2nd, beginning at 11 am. Tea, coffee, cakes and a chat are on offer, along with the opportunity to buy tickets in a prize draw, and to purchase home-baking, jams etc from the stall. Everybody is very welcome.

Donegal town

Magee of Donegal Christmas Evening from 6pm to 9pm at the Magee Store.

Bundoran

A night of musical magic at Bundoran Church of Ireland, doors open at 7pm, special guest is Charlie McGettigan, others to perform are Erdini, Bel Canto Choir, Ballyshannon Children’s Choir, Rossinver Parish Southern Gospel Choir.

Ballybofey

Cinderella, the Balor Theatre’s Christmas Panto continues tonight at 8pm.

Killybegs

Killybegs GAA club Minor Board host their presentation night tonight in the Bay View Hotel at 7pm.  

Saturday, December 3rd

Letterkenny

A fundraising coffee morning and cake sale will be held this morning from 9am to 12 noon in St Eunan’s College, everyone welcome.

Ballyshannon

The Christmas lights will be switched on in Ballyshannon at 4.30pm

Ballybofey

Cinderella, the Balor Theatre’s Christmas Panto continues this afternoon with a matinee production at 4pm.

Ballyshannon

Michael Murphy will be the special guest at the annual presentations for Aodh Ruadh Minor Board at 5pm in the Abbey Centre.

Dunfanaghy

The switching on of the Dunfanaghy Christmas Lights will take place today at 6pm in the Square.

Burtonport

St. Columba’s Community Centre’s 4th Annual Christmas Bazaar takes place this evening after 6pm Mass in Acres.

Donegal Town

Donegal GAA will host its annual County Banquet, Club & Individual Awards night tonight in the Abbey Hotel Donegal town. Dinner will be served at 7:30 sharp, this year will see the Inaugural Gradam Shéamuis MhicGéidigh Club Player of the Championship award voted on by members of the Donegal Media, this award in memory of the late Seamus and is sponsored by Raidio na Gaeltachta where Seamus was for many years the Voice of Donegal GAA, also on the night the 2012 All Ireland Football Champions retired players will be honoured, the Club of the year at all grades along with the Donegal Inter County player of the year, and many other Awards will bring to a close the Donegal GAA Calendar for 2016.

Lettermacaward

The Laughlin School of Music Annual Concert will be held in Saint Bridget’s Hall  in Lettermacaward at 8pm.

Sunday, December 4th

Creeslough

Dunfanaghy Youths Football Club are hosting a coffee morning and bake sale in the day centre from 9.30am to 1.30pm.

Dunkineely

Cake Sale at Deane’s Equestrian Centre from 11am, all in aid of South Donegal Branch of the Irish Pony Club.

Dungloe

At the Ionad Teampall Chroine - A Family Christmas Event - Meet Mrs Claus and the Elves as they prepare for Santa's visit to Dungloe. Crafts for sale, face painting,traditional music from Realtai. Enjoy a Christmas Tea menu at Scrummylicious. Taking place this Sun.,4th Dec., 2.30-5pm.

Ballybofey

Cinderella, the Balor Theatre’s Christmas Panto continues this afternoon with a matinee production at 4pm.

Ardara

Santa will arrive to the children’s disco in the Nesbitt Arms hotel at 3.30 pm to distribute toys to all his friends who have been so good this year. Santa will then join with all on the diamond for the Christmas lights switch-on. Children come and join Santa in the hotel on Sunday December 4th.

Switching on of the Christmas Lights  will take place at 6pm after carol singing and a variety of music which should start about 5.30.

Killybegs

A Christmas Gifts and Craft Fair will be held in the ballroom of the Bay View Hotel on from 4 o'clock until 8 o'clock. This is a craft fair not to be missed with patchwork, jewellery, home baking, flower arrangements, knitwear, jams, chutneys, woodcraft, handmade soaps, etc., etc. A few more can be accommodated. If interested, contact Marion on 087-6188 502 asap.

Switch-on of Christmas lights with Santa arriving in style at 6 o'clock. Carol singers and lots of surprises in store. Complimentary mulled wine and mince pies in Bay View afterwards with Santa and elves in attendance.

Donegal town

Lough Eske Castle host their annual St Vincent de Paul Food Appeal, children’s disco and switch on of their Christmas Lights, from 4pm.

Glenties

The Christmas lights switch on and much more takes place this evening with the switch on pencilled in for 6pm.

Burtonport

A Christmas Craft Fair will take place at Halla Naomh Bhride from 12 noon to 5pm.

Mountcharles

The Christmas Carol Service takes place tonight at 7pm in the Church of the Sacred Heart, all welcome.

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