Donegal has LOADS of really cool stuff happening all the time. An adventure on our door step at any one time. you just need to know where to find it! If you're visiting Donegal or you want to explore other parts, mng are always happy to help with planning micro or mind blowing adventures! We have something for everyone.
Check out these unique events in Donegal and do share the info, let's help each other:
1 – Donegal has islands in abundance:
If you’re interested in our Islands, it's so easy to take a tour, and this Saturday there's a special historical island tour in Iniskerragh and Arranmore just off the coast of Burtonport. To be honest most people I speak to mention these island tours, they are really special so this is a fantastic chance to learn and connect with our heritage. If you've never walked the Old Railway Line, you absolutely should, lovely to do with your family. Here's a short video that captures the history and beauty of the railway line.
2 - Slieve League Walk & Boat Trip - Sat June 20th - Take a Walk on the Wild Side!
"Come join us on a hike of a lifetime! Take a Walk on the Wild Side!...with a bit of a Splash and potential dolphin spotting. Join us on a hike across our amazing Slieve League in Co. Donegal to the Silver Strand beach and then the Nuala Star Boat to collect us and return to Teelin Pier. Day of fun and adventure guaranteed in the south west of Co. Donegal. 9.00am at Carrick Car Park, Carrick, Co. Donegal to pool cars. Booking essential. Grade A walk. Distance 11k. Time 5 - 6 hours. The cost will be €25.00. Weather dependent of course and good walking gear, packed lunch, a hot drink and walking boots are essential, walking sticks, no denim. Experienced leaders with local knowledge. Booking essential. Please contact me directly if you are interested"
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This unique tour is titled “The cults of the Celtic God Lugh and saint Colmlcille” – Guided by Dr. Brian Lacey, leaving Gortahork on the 18th July at 10am and returning at 4pm. This will be filled with legends, folklore and visits to our array of archaeological sites! mng can plan a unique tour of Donegal and Derry for you, contact us here. By bike, by coach, walking, by boat or kayak but not by train :)
5 - Oileán Ghabhla / Gola Island mini Adventure
On Saturday 19th June, Rock agus Roam, Gola Island, and Unique Ascent are having photos taken for the Wild Atlantic Way Ap - we're all "secret gems" on the world wide Ap. Isn't that awesome!. Calling on everyone to come and help us create the scene, all you have to do is get the boat, try rock climbing, there'll be music, local folk, craic and possibly even a few dolphin sightings. And more importantly there will be sunshine at 7pm. So from 4-8pm. Bígí Linn.
6 – Calling all craftspeople
The Tir Connell Stone Festival is on in Glencolmcille, it's on this weekend the 19th June, and it sounds awesome! With a dry stone walling workshop, stone sculpting and letter carving, live music and lots more. Our guest waller this year is Inis Oirr master waller PADRAIG POIL. Padraig has spent most of his life building walls around Inis Oirr Island. Do you need a reason to visit Glencolmcille?
This trip to Tory island takes place on the 13th August, and is guided by Dr. Brian Lacey, who will take us on an archaeological expedition! WE’LL MEET MY FAVOURITE KING! Have lunch, then time to chill and enjoy the story of the island. mngTours can plan a trip to Tory anytime.
8 - Summer Solstice
Buncrana is the place to be for the Summer Solstice Celebration Ned's Point Fort Buncrana – sounds gorgeous. This picture says it all really.
9 - Do you like growing your own organic vegetables?
I certainly do, my future is green. Watch this video, we need to know and understand about this secret TPP, if it passes, our future generations will not be able plant a spud! Thats putting it in plain lay man's perspective. Watch this video and share it too remember people power people.
10 - Family Fun with Rock agus Roam in Cruit Island, Donegal, Ireland
The 8th July Rock agus Roam are having family day on Cruit Island – Rock climbing, Abseling and Archery. The location is right on the beach, so bring a picnic and spend the day. Please let me know if you’re coming, its €50 per family of 3 kids two adults. Kids as young as 3. Call me with any questions, for bookings, and directions, you can just pay on the day. And make the most of the deal. It's less than €10pp. Happy days.
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