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Save The Date-A Taste of Donegal Food Festival

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival would like to wish all their foodie friends ‘A Happy St Patrick’s Day’ and remind you that it is the 12th Anniversary of the county’s must attend foodie event. The three-day celebration of great food and drink, located in a beautiful tented village on the pier in Donegal Town, takes place from Friday 28th – Sunday 30th August 2020.
It is absolutely worth making the journey north to visit “The Coolest Place on the Planet 2017” according to National Geographic and “The most beautiful County in Ireland” by the popular website  ”Ireland Before You Die”. Situated at the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way, Donegal Town has the best of everything that Ireland has to offer. With its first class hospitality in award winning Hotels, its unspoilt scenery, outdoor attractions and pursuits, it offers warm welcomes and lots of craic!
Discover the biggest hidden gem along the way when you visit the 12th Taste of Donegal Food Festival. Your taste-buds will be tantalized as you taste and purchase some of the finest food and drink available from 120 Food Exhibitors from all over Ireland and the UK.
Cookery demonstrations hosted by Celebrity Chefs,  Kevin Dundon, Catherine Fulvio, Edward Hayden,  Gary O’ Hanlon, Brian Mc Dermott, Joe Shannon, Aileen Cox, Gareth Mullins and Donegal’s own local celebrity chefs, are not to be missed.
There will be Gin, Beer and Cocktail Masterclasses, music and street entertainment and much more.
You will be thrilled by a fantastic Fireworks Display over Donegal Bay.
So put it on your to do list for August 2020 and come along and Discover, Dine and Delight in Ireland’s Foodiest Town 2019, Donegal Town.


The biggest and best agricultural show in Donegal enters its 52nd year and we would like you to join us at the annual show to make this year even more special.

The Clonmany Agricultural Show has grown in popularity every year and now attracts thousands of visitors from across Ireland and the UK from farmers to young families.

A Taste of Inishowen Food Festival takes place as part of The Clonmany Agricultural Show.

Our food marquee hosts cookery demonstrations with Inishowen native Chef Brian McDermott of The Foyle Hotel and Neven Maguire from McNean House and Restaurant, compered by Donegal’s own Noel Cunningham from 12 noon.

There will be a strong focus on local ingredients and Donegal produce. There are also open competitions to show off your cooking skills, from cakes to jam.

Host: Clonmany Agricultural Show Location: Pollan Green, Ballyliffin


The Dungloe Street Food event is a new offering at this year’s Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival.

It promises to be a welcome and fun addition to the festival in 2019, with food trucks, a host of local Donegal producers and vendors showcasing and selling the fruits of their labour.

Entertainment on the day will be provided by local buskers and we will also host a Gin Bar to round it all off.

Price: €3 per person/€10 per family


The team responsible for this wonderfully successful event is pleased to announce the return of Letterkenny’s most delicious summer food festival, Off The Street Food Fest.

Now in its third year and an annual event in Letterkenny’s social calendar, the festival will run over two days and will feature cookery demonstrations from award winning chefs, live music from the acclaimed Tanya McCole and The Hillbilly Rednecks, quizzes and family fun and much much more.

Some of our headline guest chefs include; Maurice McGeehan, Executive Chef from Air BnB Head Quarters in Dublin, Brian McMonagle of The Highlands Hotel, Martin Anderson of Sonder, Zack Gallagher from The Irish Food Guide, Tommy Curley of The House Gastro Pub, Chef Ricky from The Orchard Bar, Noeleen Boyle from Killybegs College, Chris Molloy from The Lemon Tree and Brian McDermott from The Foyle Hotel.

Host: Off The Street Food Festival Committee

Location: Behind The Old Orchard Inn

Price: Adults – €4 Children – Free

Dunfanaghy Food Festival

Now in its fourth year, the Dunfanaghy Food Festival continues to grow and this year it will take place over three days from the 27th to the 29th of September. The main festival will take place on the Village Green (opposite Arnold’s Hotel) on Saturday 28th from 12-4pm.

The festival is a showcase of local artisan producers and some of the food on offer will be from local restaurants, cafes and hotels in Dunfanaghy and the wider local area.

The aim of the festival has always been to make consumers and foodies more aware of the food available in the county and to support local growers and producers.

This year, the festival will include additional events such as foraging to make people more aware of the food that grows naturally in the county.

More details of the festival and additional events to be announced will be available on the festival’s Facebook page in the coming months.

Host: Dunfanaghy Tidy Towns Location: The Green, Dunfanaghy, Co.Donegal

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival is in its 11th year and has proven to be one of the most successful Food Festivals in the Country and is now ranked among the top ten must-attend foodie events.

This three day celebration is designed to celebrate and promote great food and drink in Ireland gathering together top restaurants, hotels, food and drink providers, cookery demonstrations by celebrity and local chefs, expert masterclasses, live entertainment and fireworks in a beautiful tented village on the Pier in Donegal Town.

With 130 exhibitors, visitors are given the opportunity to sample and purchase some of the finest food and drink available. The festival brings together old and young to socialise, sample, taste and have fun.
So come along, discover, dine and delight in Donegal Town!

Tantalise your taste buds….

Host: A taste of Donegal Food Festival Location: The Pier Donegal Town.


Daily Admission Charges:
Adults: €9.00
Children: €1.00