Irish Craft HandknitsDrop in to Kathleen Meehan in Muckross and see her great range of Irish Handknits, Tel +353 (0)74 9738355. See www.handmade-irishsweaters.com/
Studio Donegal, Kilcar VillageA warm welcome awaits you at Studio Donegal. Visit the workshop to see their hand-woven tweed, woollen goods hand weavers at work.
O'Gara's Bar & LoungeA visit to O'Gara's, for a relaxing pint and chat with the locals, is a must.
John Joe's PubIn Kilcar, this centre of village pub provides a great night out with live traditional Irish music, ceol and craic.
Kilcar HouseJust the place to relax in Kilcar House by their open fire. Have some pub grub and enjoy some live music. Refreshments served.
Kilcar FleadhKilcar Fleadh takes place during the last week of July or first week of August (dates may vary).
- The Ramblin 'Session' officially launches the Fleadh on Monday evening, which is a short walk with live music and chat along the way.
- The Crossroads dance takes place on Tuesday evening, which is Ceili dancing on the street.
- ‘Echos In The Glen’ is a very popular night for both locals and visitors, where they gather in the Glen valley to play the pipes that echo from one side of the valley to the other.
- The Very popular Heritage Day takes place on Friday which is a day of demonstrations of traditional live music & crafts: rope making, spinning and weaving, hand knitting, sheep shearing and home baking.
- Throughout the Fleadh there are traditional music sessions in all local pubs
A very enjoyable weekend not to be missed. To avoid disappointment you may book in advance for the workshops by emailing email@example.com. Check for more details on www.kilcar.ie and/or on Facebook kilcaronline
Parish Hall Kilcar - Ceol na gConallach Donegal SessionsThe Donegal sessions feature local traditional musicians and singers every Saturday night over the summer months 8pm-10-30pm - refreshments served. More information on www.kilcarfestivals.com
A night not to be missed.
Aislann Cill CarthaThe local community centre located in the village of Kilcar provides local history collections, genealogical information, a library, internet access and a gymnasium. While in Kilcar visit the prehistoric and natural wonders including megalithic tombs, old graveyards and Spanish Church.
Glencolmcille Woollen MillVisit here for that special gift of quality Irish craftsmanship. Visitors are always welcome to the factory where demonstration area includes hand loomed knitting, linking, spinning, make up of garments and hand weaving of Donegal Tweed.
Glengesh PassFrom Glencolmcille a road heads towards Ardara, through the sloping mountainous terrain of the wild and picturesque Glengesh Pass.
Glengesh (in Irish Gleann geis meaning Glen of the Swans) is one of two glaciated valleys of the Banagh peninsula. The road rises to a height of 270m/900ft between the Glengesh and Mulmosog mountains with exquisite views of Loughros Beg Bay.