- 14 Jun 22
Earagail festival takes place across Donegal from the 9th to the 24th of July.
Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Donegal's Earagail Arts Festival returns in full this year with a jam-packed programme of live music, circus and street art performances, family events, masterclasses and camps.
Spread all along the Wild Atlantic Way, from the Gaeltacht islands off the West Donegal coast to Ireland's most northern village, the festival will feature a host of exciting Irish acts.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter SOAK will preform a special stripped back set in the intimate surrounding of McGrory's Hotel, Culdaff on July 23rd.
In collaboration with TG4, the festival will also host three concerts at An Grianán Theatre in Letterkenny, on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July, to be broadcast by the Irish language television channel at a later date. The three concerts feature Goitse, The Henry Girls and Na SíFiddlers, Ye Vagabonds, Diane Cannon, Clann Mhic Ruairí and Honeyfeet.
The line-up also includes Fulu Miziki Kollektiv, Iarla Ó Lionáird and Ryan Molloy, Dark Tropics, Winnie Ama, Laytha, Rónán Ó Snodaigh and Myles O'Reilly, Tanya McCole, Naples trio Suonno D’Ajere, String Ninjas, La Pompe, Paula and Melanie Houton, Cherym, Sheerbuzz and Problem Pattern.
Closing the festival is Vincent Kennedy’s ‘Colmcille, Dove of Peace’ as performed by the Donegal Youth Orchestra and Donegal Youth Choir, alongside special solo performers.
With something for every age, the festival also features a host of family friendly events such as Tumble Circus, Fanzinis, Swarm, Baubo Theatre and The Adventures of Dr Proctor.
Earagail Arts Festival is supported by Donegal County Council, Arts Council Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way.
For more information and bookings click here.
Watch our Rapid Fire Q&A with Soak below: