Barry Britton Rossnowlagh - an accomplished artist & surfer living on the North West coast of Ireland specialising in pen & inks of traditional music, surf & landscapes in his unique Celtic style. Also known as an architect, interior designer & etcher of glass, Barry is famous among surfers & trad music fans for his annual Intercounty Surf & his
Let the River Run - Derry~Londonderry is the inaugural UK City of Culture. This film was produced for a roadshow to showcase the city, its talent and the fantastic programme of events put on for the City of Culture year. These include The Turner Prize, The Return of Colmcille, Royal Ballet, Lumiere, National Youth Orchestra Residency and the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.
Wild Atlantic Way Launched Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring (23 April 2013) unveiled the final route for the Wild Atlantic Way, a new coastal tourism route running from Donegal to Cork. The minister joined Fáilte Ireland to present the final route to 300 top overseas tour operators attending Meitheal 2013, Ireland’s largest tourism trade
Local People Exhibition Letterkenny Art and social history mixed media project that will explore the idea of what connects us all as ‘local people’ in the Derry/Donegal cross-border area. Exhibitions at Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny from April 19th and University of Ulster Derry from June 10th. Local People is a major art and social history project that
Heading For Malin Inishowen - Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival, May 16-19, will become Ireland's Most Northerly Film Festival with its move to its new home in Malin, County Donegal. We took a little tour of Guth Gafa's new surroundings. Malin's own,The Henry Girls kindly provided the soundtrack. Video by
Community clean-up event with scrap metal collection organised in support of Rathmullan Habitat for Humanity Group. Saturday 13th April - assemble at pier car park A free scrap metal collection point is being set-up in the Rathmullan beach car-park. All types of metal is accepted - steel, copper, iron. Collection of large items can be arranged by contacting Fiona
The Finest Coastal Walking in Ireland A walk from the isolated beach at Port in Donegal in the far and wild western reaches of Ireland. Climbing up Port Hill, passing stunning sea stacks, with far reaching views into the deepest blue of the Atlantic to walk along the top of a long line of cliffs. A magical coastline with jaw dropping places to see and explore, with
Come Gather All As part of the year of The Gathering, The Donegal Gathering and Earagail Arts Festival have teamed up to commission a unique celebratory song - It's called "Come Gather All" and was written and produced collaboratively by Paul Brady, Donegal singer Mickey Joe Harte & American producer John Condron. The track also features Pat Gallagher ( Goats
Donegal Gathering Events During 2013, local communities in Donegal will invite thousands of friends and family from all over the world, calling them home to gatherings in villages and towns throughout the county. The Donegal Gathering provides a unique opportunity to reach out to those who have moved away, their relatives, friends and descendants, and invite them home.
The Friendliness of Total Strangers is an unusual and compelling story. It is the first of a 2 book memoir by Alan Hemmings, principally concerned with a "textile pilgrimage" taking in derby, London, Donegal and Dublin. The book is due to be published in late Spring / early Summer 2013 An excerpt appeared in the 2012 edition of The Donegal Annual Mingled among