4th - 25th July 2021

Earagail Arts Festival is excited to bring you a closing message for 2020 with lots of good news in-store.

Firstly, the festival is delighted to announce its 2021 dates, 4th to 25th July, and we look forward to welcoming you in person next year, thanks to the ongoing support of our funders, Donegal County Council, Arts Council Ireland, Wild Atlantic Way, Údarás na Gaeltachta and Foras na Gaeilge, so make sure to mark the dates in your diaries!

John Grant- Earagail Arts Festival, in association with Paradigm, is delighted to have secured a new date for John Grant’s show at An Grianán Theatre. The renowned performer will be taking to the Letterkenny stage on Opening Night, Sunday, 4th July, 2021.

Ongoing Artistic Projects

This year has been an incredibly difficult year for so many people including those working in the arts and entertainment sectors, but with the support of the festival funders we have been able to continue to support the work of artists across Donegal, Ireland and further afield.

Artists such as Luxe and Tumblecircus are working on major new outdoor spectacle and circus pieces for presentation in 2021, there will be a new collaborative commission by In Their Thousands and a new ‘remote working’ international music collaboration – Earagail to Everest – by Donegal musicians Fionn Robinson and Peadar Coll (of Aul Boy), Keith Mannion (Slow Place Like Home) and the Katmandu-based Nepalese trio Kanta Dab Dab.

Updates and diary videos on the progress of these ongoing artistic projects will be released in the coming weeks and months, follow the updates on our website or join our newsletter mailing list to receive the latest news.

Thank You & Video Exclusive

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincerest thanks to all our supporters in Donegal and around the globe for your support in 2020. We hope you enjoyed our fantastic line-up of Srutháin (Small Streams) in July, which you can still watch online.

We are optimistically planning for a return to live experiences in 2021, with the safety of everyone very much at the forefront of our minds.

In the meantime, we’d like to share a little exclusive with you, a new film shot by Charlie Joe Doherty around The Tilt of The Sky Tour by Little John Nee in July! Watch here:

  • Start Date Sunday 04 July 2021
  • End Date Sunday 25 July 2021

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