New Sunday Lunch experience in Downings

Sunday Lunch Downings

Great news!!!- New Sunday Lunch option!!!

Enjoy the tradition of a wholesome Sunday Lunch? As our lives are becoming more fast-paced, having that special time sitting down at one table and catching up on the week’s events with loved ones is becoming rare.

Christopher and his team in Grape & Grain have decided to introduce a brand new Sunday Lunch experience, commencing 23rd September.

Served between 1.30 p.m – 4.00 p.m we’ve no excuse to stress over cooking and dishes, just sit back and enjoy good food, a relaxing atmosphere, and live music on the piano.

Raised On Songs And Stories. Monday 20th August


Logue’s Bar, Goose & Gander Pizzeria presents

Songs and Stories House Musicians will open the show followed by Teknopeasant

Admission: €5

Conor O’Kane, who also performs under the name of Teknopeasant is a songwriter, performance poet, banjo rapper and traditional singer from Derry. He has lived and travelled in England, France and Spain, and once spent ten years in the Donegal Gaeltacht, but his deep love is for the Sperrins of his native North West Ulster. Conor performs regularly at The Keady Clachan near Limavady and is a regular at Electric Picnic and Glastonbury Festivals, as well as recording around the world with the Never Records project.

His songs range from the humourous to the fiercely political, from heartfelt love songs about vanished architecture or hiring fairs, to tales of his misadventures in the world of organic farming.

A frequent contributor to BBC Radio Foyle he can be found this summer at Derry’s Maritime Festival, Swell Festival Aranmore Island, Stendhal Festival Limavady, the Kansas City Biennale, Logues of Carrigart and Electric Picnic

Féile Carraig Arts & Culture 24th-26th August

Feile 2018 Carrigart, Visit Downings

Click the picture & check out The 2018 Festival Guide!

This year looks like it’s going to be a good one.

Féile Carraig Art & Culture Festival is a voluntary organisation that creates craic, develops new challenges and assists in creating community events that allow people of all ages to join in and meet the talent in their locality. Local artists exhibition, creative writing workshops, photography and songwriting workshops, Mevagh ramble, song and poetry night, craft stalls, live local music, a historical seminar, a drawing day & a lot more.

The Great Glen Gin Fest 1st September

Gin Festival, Visit Downings

The Olde Glen is proud to present our third annual Gin Festival. This year will be particularly special as the bar is celebrating its 250th Birthday and to mark the occasion we are launching our own Gin ‘Olde Glen 250’

Join us to celebrate the best way we know how with a refreshing gin on the lawn or in our cosy historic bar.

There will be live music all day from 3 pm and The Olde Glen Restaurant will provide delicious gin infused treats.

High Heeled Converse Line Up August

Live Music, Visit Downings


Wed 1st August The Singing Pub

Sat 4th August Logue’s Goose & Gander

Wed 8th August The Singing Pub

Wed 15th August The Singing Pub

Friday 17th August The Olde Glen Bar

Wed 22nd August The Singing Pub

Friday 24th August Logue’s Goose & Gander

Bríd Harper in Concert Logue’s Bar 9th July

Brid Harper

Join us for a special Raised on Songs and Stories concert night with renowned fiddler Bríd Harper. Bríd has just returned from an Australian and New Zealand tour and so graces her home shores in Donegal. Join us in Logue’s Bar Goose & Gander Pizzeria at 10 p.m.

Glen Wine Pairing Tasting Menu 29th June

Olde Glen Bar Restaurant Tasting Menu, Visit Downings

The Olde Glen Restaurant are holding a Wine Pairing Tasting Menu on 29th June

This event is at 7.30 P.M and costs €55

The Restaurant will be showcasing their food in this 6 course tasting menu and collaborating with Gilbey’s Wines.

Don’t miss this foodie event for bookings call 083 1585 777

For more information



Dubai Duty Free Irish Qualifier at Rosapenna 30th June

Rosapenna Golf Club, Visit Downings

Rosapenna Golf Resort to host Dubai Duty Free Irish Open qualifier- 30th June

36-hole shoot-out for four places in Irish Open field
Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort in Co Donegal will play host to the €40,000 qualifier for the Dubai
Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation on June 30 and July 1.
The 36-hole tournament, administered by the PGA in Ireland, will be played on the Sandy Hills Links.
Four starting places in the $7,000,000 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at
Ballyliffin GC (July 5-July 8) will be at stake.

For more information


Sheephaven Iron Man 30th June

Half Iron Man Downings, Visit Downings

Join us in Downings for the Sheephaven half IRON MAN 2018 on 30th June 2018


Ireland’s next big middle distance triathlon.

This Half Iron Man event include the following:

1.9km Swim

90km Bike

21.1km Run

all based in the idyllic surroundings of Downings, Co. Donegal

Sponsored by Downings Bay Hotel, the Sheephaven Half is Ireland’s next big middle distance event.  Held in an area of stunning natural beauty, the swim and run are both in and around Downings, allowing for a great spectator experience, whilst competitors on the bike will take in some of Donegal’s finest scenery along the Wild Atlantic Way.  Join us on 30th June 2018.

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