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Earagail Arts Festival

July 9th – 24th, 2011

Two weeks of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus and carnival at Ireland’s only countywide arts festival.

The Earagail Arts Festival would like to invite you to come and experience a wealth of unforgettable events in the spectacular surroundings of County Donegal on the North West seaboard of Ireland. Over the last 22 years we have brought to this magical county some of the greatest internationally recognised artists and companies in music, theatre, visual arts, literature and outdoor spectacle including: Moya Brennan, Altan, Clannad, Enya,The Divine Comedy, Fidil, Duke Special, The Henry Girls, Cathy Davey, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Toumani Diabate, Seth Lakeman, Foy Vance, Eliza Carthy, Andy Irvine’s Mozaik, Lillis O Laoire, Liam O’Flynn, Richie Havens, The Saw Doctors, Bob Geldoff, Bassekou Kouyate, Roy Hargrove, Pape and Cheikh , Damian Dempsey, The Wilders, Henry Mc Cullough, Mary Black, Kila.

Celebrating the 23rd annual programme, the next Earagail Arts Festival will feature a fantastic array of premieres, new work, and unique collaborations by a host of local, national and international artists:

T with The Maggies – Moya Brennan, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill and Mairéad Ní Dhomhnaill / This is How We Fly / Jaipur Maharaja Brass Band / Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three / Breathe Owl Breathe / Orchestre Poly Rhytmo de Cotonou / Fidil & Solo Cissoko / Carmen Souza Quartet / The Selector / Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhride / Lisa Hannigan / Sondorgo

From movie screenings in forests and castles to innovative theatre, street arts and circus in gardens, parks and state of the art venues, our unique programme reaches out across County Donegal, so wherever you’re staying you’ll be able to enjoy a feast of entertainment located in the heart of one of Ireland’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty.

The Earagail Arts Festival is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Donegal County Council and presented in association with Fáilte Ireland. Details and tickets on Box office +353 74 9120777. Sign up to the festival mailing list for a copy of the brochure at or by phone on +353 74 9168800.

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