Inishowen Agricultural Show
Having recently celebrated its centenary this traditional agricultural event continues to be a showcase for the finest exhibition of cattle, sheep and horses as well as a wide range of home industries and rural skills. The Show is generally held in the third week of July and is a great day out for all the family.
Tel 07493 74413 / 086 056 7981
A weekend Festival named after one of Carn’s most famous sons, John Colgan (1590-1658). All tastes and ages are catered for during this hectic June weekend.
Tel 07493 79127
Easter Monday Parade
Carndonagh is host to Inishowen’s only Easter Monday Parade. This is a family event that includes a large parade of floats and fancy dress. Also in attendance are Pipe bands and Accordion bands. The Inishowen Carnival Group provides a lot of colour and fun on the day. It is a real community event enjoyed by all age groups.
Tel 086 830 6304
This event gives many children, both local and from further afield, the opportunity to showcase their talents. There are song competitions, both classical and traditional as well as speech, drama and the Irish language. This is a thriving event which brings hundreds of visitors to our town. The event takes place towards the end of June.
For more information visit www.feisdomhnaigh.ie.
Secretary Mary O’Brien Tel 07493 70762 or 086 730 6449 after 4 p.m.
In Carndonagh we consider the Christmas season as special. Festivi-ties commence with the erection of a large tree in the Diamond on the first Sunday of December. Santa makes a special appearance and the crib with live animals is worth seeing. Ring in the new year around the Christmas tree with people from all over the peninsula.