Creative Donegal

Creative Donegal

Creativity is a part of Donegal life, it's in the air we breathe. We paint with our words and sing with our stories. Our landscape beats a rhythm that will make your soul dance.

Set yourself free and explore the treasure trove that awaits you. 

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Kids Crafts
Ohio students on location - Image courtesy of Sonya Paclob
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Summer Parade - Image courtesy of Earagail Arts Festival
Letterkenny Live
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Meryl Streep

 

Meryl Streep (born Mary Louise Streep June 22nd 1949 is an Academy Award winning American actress of theater, television, and film. Streep has received 18 Academy Award  nominations, winning three, and 28 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight, more nominations than any other actor in... Read more.

Organisation

Picture of a checked tweed rug on rocks

This year McNutt's of Downings, now called Donegal Woollen Mill, has over 60 years of weaving in Donegal. Famous the world-over for their high-quality tweeds, McNutts have worked with some of the best global fashion houses over the years and continue to go from strength to strength. The highly-... Read more.

Place

Image of the Rose Window, Holy Family Church, Ardara.

One of the most outstanding (and possibly little known) attractions in Ardara is the Evie Hone window in the Holy Family Church.  

Hone was an internationally renowned Dublin born painter and stained glass artist who studied under Walter Sickert. She completed this wonderful window in... Read more.

Article

Island Art

Image of Tory Island by James Dixon

Tory Island is the most remote inhabited island off the Irish coast. The artist Derek Hill first went there in the mid 1950’s after a chance encounter with the lighthouse keeper. He wanted somewhere dramatically beautiful to paint and he found it on Tory. The story goes that one-day Hill was... Read more.

Project

Image of a felt toy figure with a portable poitín distillery

The www.mycreativeedge.eu website has hit a key milestone with 300 creative people and businesses now showcasing their work and talent on the site.  And with 30,000 visits since its launch in June, there’s clearly a strong demand for the West’s... Read more.