Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Zack on the Telly!

Our friend and fellow townie Zack Gallagher is one of the Entrepreneurs shown in this Guinness Advert for the Arthur Guinness Projects.

Vote for Zack's Food Tours Project at:

Monday, August 19, 2013

Donegal Town Community Band win 2013 All Ireland Junior Champions

When they arrived home on Sunday night they played a few tunes on the Diamond (thanks to Zack Gallagher of Irish Food Tours for the Video):


Poor things must have been tired! This is the second year they've won the championship, here's video of them arriving (on the coach) to celebrations in the town: 

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Heritage Week 2013

Ireland's 2013 Heritage Week starts today, with many events taking place in County Donegal:

Donegal County Council say that there's over 40 events this week in the county:

There's at least 3 events in Donegal Town, with 2 at Old Castle (one is today):

Family Fun Day at Donegal Castle

Location: Donegal Castle, Donegal Town, Donegal
Date: 18 August

Medieval Day at Donegal Castle

Location: Donegal Castle, Donegal Town, Donegal
Date: 25 August

Thomas Family Reunion 2013 Donegal

Location: Central Hotel Donegal Town, The Diamond, Donegal Town, Donegal
Date: 23,24,25 August

To find more events in the county go to the following page on Heritage Ireland's Web site:
And either click on Donegal in the Map, or select it from the drop-down list on the left side of the page and then press the "Event Search" button:

A Taste of Donegal Festival 2013

The 2013 Taste of Donegal Food Festival takes place at the Quay in Donegal Town on the weekend of August 23rd to the 25th.

The Programme is available at the Festival's Web site or below:
Parking arrangements are available at the Donegal Town Website or below:

Camper Vans / Recreational Vehicles: 
  • Free parking at the St. John Bosco Centre located opposite the Community Playground and beside The Railway Lodge Bed & Breakfast. 
Car Parking available at the following locations:

  • Abbey Vocational School – The Glebe, Donegal Town  
  • Donegal Livestock Mart – (behind the St. John Bosco Centre)
  • Four Masters GAA Pitch – Revlin, Mountcharles Road, Donegal Town.
  • Behind Donegal Tyre Centre – Drumlonagher, Donegal Town.
  • Public Car Parks - behind Main Street, Bank Walk, and any other designated parking areas available.