FEATURE

SPRING BREAKS: Don't miss this in Donegal

A selection of top events planned in the county this Spring

Matt Britton

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Matt Britton

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editorial@donegaldemocrat.com

Supplement - top things to do

The Rory Gallagher Festival in Ballyshannon - always draws the crowds

Readers of the Donegal Democrat received a free Spring Breaks 2019 supplement this week.

The publication was brought to you by the teams behind ten of Ireland's leading local newspapers with journalists highlighting some of the must-see attractions, festivals and events that are happening all around the country in the coming weeks.

Here's a selection of some of the top events coming up in Donegal

Remember you can check out our supplement on our website by clicking on the 'Supplement' section

Cara 10 Mile Challenge, Bundoran: March 8-10. Push yourself to the limit competing against Ireland’s top athletes.

Ballyshannon Drama Festival: Taking place in the Abbey Arts Centre from March 9-17, a must for theatre lovers.

The Ballyshannon Drama Festival - one of the highlights on Ireland's drama circuit

Seachtain na Gaelige: Taking part countywide a celebration of our language, tradition and culture. March 1-17.

St Patrick's Day Parades: Celebrate our national day in many of the St. Patrick's Day parades around the county

Shore 2 Summit Adventure Race: March 16, Sliabh Sneacht, Innishowen. Test your overall fitness, switching disciplines and utilizing different muscles

Cup of Tae Festival, Ardara, w/e May 3: Often called the best “wee festival in Ireland” Ardara celebrates the great tradition of fiddle playing in Donegal, attracting Irish and international musicians.

Rory Gallagher International Festival: Ballyshannon, w/e May 30: Join more than 10,000 fans from all parts of the world in celebrating the life and times of Ballyshannon-born Rory Gallagher.

Donegal International Rally: Letterkenny, w/e June 21. Join some of the top drivers in Europe, a pulsating experience

Sea Sessions, Bundoran: w/e June 21. Superb music acts and more in the tented village.