Festivals

Atlantic Irish Fest

Date
Jan 18 2020 - Jan 21 2020
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Address

51 Main Street, Bundoran, Donegal,
T: +353(0)719841205

The Atlantic Irish Fest takes place in Bundoran, County Donegal from Jan. 18-21 2020. Atlantic Irish Fest celebrates Northwest Ireland with cultural talks and tours, outdoor activities and a full program of live music with Donegal's best musicians.

The Northwest of Ireland has long been celebrated for its unique Atlantic culture and history. Now there is a festival which takes place on that Wild Atlantic Way, making the most of the cosy winter atmosphere, with the best of live music, cultural talks about the history of Ireland, outdoor activities along the spectacular coastline, and plenty of craic and ceoil with new friends.
The Atlantic Irish Fest takes place in Bundoran, County Donegal from January 16-22 2020. Atlantic Irish Fest celebrates the traditions of history, culture and music in this beautiful corner of Ireland over five days of cultural talks and tours, outdoor activities and a full program of live music with Donegal's best musicians.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18
20:00 “Happy Hour” craft beers and local cocktails
20:30 'Erdini' Band & Maura Logue Theatrical Storytelling - in 51 Main Street Pub

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19
09:30 Cultural talk: “From a Kingdom to a Colony: An Early
History of Ireland”
11:00 Guided tour of Donegal Town, O’Donnell Castle and Abbey, Ballyshannon, Donegal Brewing Co. craft beers and local whiskey tasting*
20:00 “Happy Hour” craft beers and local cocktails.
21:00 Gig: The Logues

MONDAY, JANUARY 20
09:30 Cultural talk: “Language, Literature /Famine and Emigration"
11:00 Tour of Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre /Golf
14:00 Wild Atlantic Way exploration: Choose from surfing lesson, beach horseback riding trek, or guided coastal walk (fees additional)
19:30 “Happy Hour” craft beers and local cocktails
21:30 Gig: The Henry Girls

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21
09:00 Cultural talk: “From The Troubles to Peace”
Northern Ireland
10:15 Guided tour of Derry City, tour of Bogside Murals,
visit to Free Derry Museum, Derry City Walls and Guild Hall*
21:30 Gig: Johnny Gallagher and Boxtie