O’Dochartaigh Clann Reunion 2023
Please note that the ALL-EVENTS ticket covers every event on the itinerary including preferential entry to the Fringe Events.
The Weekend Special Ticket covers all events on Fri-Sun (inclusive) only.
More Fringe Events to be added - please keep checking for updates to this itinerary. All events must be registered for in advance, including Fringe Events.
Fringe Events will be added as and when they can be organised.
Buncrana is a town located in the north of County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland. Situated on the eastern shore of Lough Swilly, it is the second largest town in the county after Letterkenny. Buncrana is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, scenic coastal views, and rich history. The town has a variety of attractions for visitors, including the O'Doherty's Keep and Crana Bridge a six-arch stone crossing built in 1718. On the outskirts of the town lies the Fort Dunree Military Museum, and the Inch Island Wildfowl Reserve. Buncrana is also a popular destination for outdoor activities such as golfing, fishing, and hiking. Its vibrant community and warm hospitality make it a great place to visit and experience the beauty of Ireland's northwestern coastline. Did you know that just off the shores of Buncrana on Lough Swilly, otherwise known locally as the "Lake of Shadows" was where John Newtown was shipwrecked in 1748 and became the inspiration for his hymn "Amazing Grace"?
Clonmany is a small village located in the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland. It is situated in a valley surrounded by scenic hills, and is known for its natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere. Clonmany is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with opportunities for hiking, cycling, fishing, and golfing. The village is home to a number of historic landmarks, including St. Columba's Church in Straid which stands on the site of an ancient monastic settlement and boasts a vaulted graveyard with marked graves from the medieval period. Clonmany is also famous for its annual Clonmany Festival, the longest continually running festival in Ireland and the Clonmany Agricultural Show, which attracts visitors from all over Ireland for its livestock shows, craft displays, and live music performances. With its friendly locals and picturesque surroundings, Clonmany is a charming and authentic Irish village that offers a truly unique travel experience.
Ballyliffin is a small village located on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland. It is known for its rugged coastal scenery and stunning natural beauty and has been a famous seaside resort and wedding location for many years. Ballyliffin is also one of Ireland's most popular destinations for golf enthusiasts, as it boasts two championship links courses, the Ballyliffin Golf Club and the Glashedy Links. The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open was held here in 2018. The village is also home to a number of stunning sandy beaches, including Pollan Bay, which offers excellent opportunities for swimming and water sports. Ballyliffin is surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque countryside, making it an ideal destination for hiking and cycling. With its natural beauty, excellent golf courses, and friendly community, Ballyliffin is a hidden gem of the Irish coastline.
Derry City, also known as Londonderry, is a city located in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. It is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland after Belfast, and is situated on the west bank of the River Foyle. Derry City is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning scenery. The city is surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque countryside, and visitors can enjoy stunning views of the river from the historic city walls. Derry City is also famous for its murals, which depict the city's political and social history. The Bogside neighborhood is home to some of the most famous murals, including the "Free Derry" wall. The city is also a hub for traditional Irish music, with live music venues scattered throughout the city. Visitors can take a walk through the historic streets, explore the city's museums and galleries, or take a stroll along the riverfront. With its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, Derry City is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Northern Ireland.
Isle of Doagh
The Isle of Doagh was originally a small island located on the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland, it is now connected by a road atop a sandbar to the Parish of Clonmany and considered a peninsula within a peninsula! It is a popular destination for visitors who want to experience the natural beauty and rich history of the area. With its large collection of ancient Neolithic rock art, standing stones and mass rocks, amongst other ancient sites, it is described as one of the richest areas for archaeology in the county. Another of the O'Doherty castles, the recently conserved Carrickabraghy Castle stands on a rocky promontory at the western edge of the Isle of Doagh. The "island" is also home to the Doagh Famine Village, an open-air museum that depicts life in rural Ireland during the 19th century, when many Irish people were forced to emigrate due to famine and poverty. The museum features a collection of thatched cottages and other buildings that have been restored to their original condition, and visitors can learn about the lives of the families who once lived there. Taking time to visit the beautiful beaches and scenic coastal views, visitors can take a walk along the picturesque shoreline or explore the island's rugged terrain on foot or by bike. With its unique combination of history and natural beauty, the Isle of Doagh is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to County Donegal.