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Launch of County Donegal 'Heritage Week' Event Guide


Event:                   Launch of County Donegal 'Heritage Week' Event Guide


Venue:                 Donegal County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny, County Donegal


Date:                     Monday, August 8, 2016


Time:                    12 p.m. (Noon) Light refreshments will be served


Description:       The County Donegal Heritage Office has compiled the County Donegal 'Heritage Week' Event Guide which is a free, pocket-size booklet that outlines 108 'Heritage Week' events taking place in County Donegal for National Heritage Week from Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 28, 2016.  Cllr. Terence Slowey, Cathaoirleach, Donegal County Council, will launch the event guide.  There are 24 ‘Heritage Week’ events organised, or hosted by, Cultural Services, Donegal County Council.  ‘Heritage Week’ is an opportunity to raise awareness of, and engender pride in, the heritage of County Donegal.  Events taking place in County Donegal include heritage open days, guided walks, fieldtrips, exhibitions, conferences, illustrated talks, historical re-enactments, birds of prey displays, whale watching, garden tours, traditional skills demonstrations, craft fairs, skills training, launch events, film screenings, storytelling, traditional music and children’s activities.  Further details are available at  or


Natural heritage 


Event organisers can collect their copies of the County Donegal 'Heritage Week' Event Guide at the launch.


Sponsors:            County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council & The Heritage Council as part of the implementation of the County Donegal Heritage Plan.


RSVP:                    Donegal County Museum on (074) 912 4613  or  [email protected]


Everyone is welcome to attend.



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