We are delighted to announce that our first confirmed guest for the Colgan Heritage Weekend 2018 is Vincent Browne. Vincent Browne is an Irish print and broadcast journalist. He is a columnist with The Irish Times and The Sunday Business Post and a non-practising barrister. From 1996 until… Continue Reading →
Save the date! This year’s Colgan Heritage Weekend will take place from Friday the 17th to Sunday the 19th of August. With exhibitions, talks, writing workshops, music, a guided walk, schools competitions, a folklore exhibition, Bliain na Gaeilge bi-lingual afternoon,… Continue Reading →
As part of National Heritage Week the Colgan Heritage Committee are launching their brochure – “A Short Heritage Walk of Carndonagh”. The Launch will take place in Café Donagh (Paschal’s) on Wednesday 23rd August at 10.30am. This will be followed… Continue Reading →
Colgan Heritage Weekend present an unmissable recital of popular organ music with Rónán Murray in the Sacred Heart Church, Carndonagh, on Sunday July 2nd at 8pm. The recital will include improvisations on famous movie themes such as Star Wars, famous pop… Continue Reading →
Brian O’Reilly will give a presentation entitled “From War to Peace to Reconciliation” in Fort Dunree on Sunday July 2nd at 11am. Bus will leave Colgan Hall at 10 a.m. Booking essential: 0749329377. Cost: €5.
Colm Clarke will give a talk and a demonstration of flax and linen-making in The Colgan Hall at 4.30 p.m. on Saturday July 1st.
Presentation to Heritage Hunters and Schools Competition, Colgan Hall, Saturday July 1st, 3.30 p.m.
John Moulden, BA, Cert ED., PhD., will give a presentation entitled “Bridges and Boundaries – Songs of Cooperation and Contention” at 2.30 pm on Saturday July 1st at 2.30pm in the Colgan Hall.
Renowned journalist, film-maker and public figure Denis Bradley will deliver a talk entitled “Borders and Brexit – What’s to become of Us?” in the Colgan Hall on Friday June 30th at 8.45pm in the Colgan Heritage Weekend.
The winners of this year’s Photographic Competition will receive their prizes. A short talk on the Bridges of Inishowen will follow.
The Carndonagh Brass Band will open this year’s Colgan Heritage Weekend with a performance at the Colgan Hall at 7pm on Friday June 30th.
A selection of photographs for “The Bridges of Inishowen” photographic competition. Heritage Hunters: these young people are the Historians of the Future. Primary Schools’ Displays: Bridges of Inishowen. Carndonagh Community School: Bridges of Inishowen. Shops: Displays of Heritage items in… Continue Reading →
You can download the programme for this year’s Colgan Heritage Weekend by clicking on the link below: Colgan Heritage Weekend 2017 Programme
Plans are well underway for the Colgan Heritage Weekend which will be held this year from Friday 30th June to Monday 3rd July 2017. The weekend takes place each year in the historic market town of Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, the birthplace of Irish Franciscan… Continue Reading →