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With ash in the skies and the Euro falling it hasn’t been the best time to attract cultural tourists from abroad so some imaginative thinking was need to connect with a potential audiences in Ireland’s biggest city, that is just what Donegal tourism did when it hosted the Donegal Live Day in Dublin’s Temple Bar on Sunday May 16th.

Meeting House Square hosted performances from Altan, Clannad, The Plea, The Henry Girls, Donegal Tenors, Donegal Youth Orchestra, Aoife Ní Fhearraigh, Maria McCool, The Roots Orchestra, An Crann Óg, Fidil, and Aine O’ Doherty & Friends. One performer said of the day “We were delighted to be in Temple Bar as part of the Donegal Live one day showcase event to celebrate all that Donegal has to offer. There was a great atmosphere and it made us so proud of our county!”
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