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The show will go on in Summer 2020!

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Earagail Arts Festival is proud to announce that it will not be missing from your calendar of events this July!

While we will not host the 32nd festival in its traditional, physical form, Earagail Arts Festival will still be a highlight to look forward to.

Donegal’s premier summer festival will be brought to you via 18 digital events over the 18 days of our original dates of 9th to 26th July 2020.

In addition to this digital programme of new online and previously unseen archive performances, competitions and interactive creative works through our online channels, we are working with our partners and artists on a host of new artist development and audience engagement initiatives, to ensure we are still able to connect artists, audiences and the community in Donegal to the rest of the world.

We will keep you up to date via our website, social media channels and, first and foremost, through our newsletter.

The decision to go digital for 2020 was made this week following current public health guidelines and after considerable deliberation and consultation with artists, funders and stakeholders, festival management.

Our main priority is the safety and health of our community, audiences, artists, staff and volunteers. However, we are also committed to protecting the livelihood of artists, production staff and venues, in turn contributing to the sustainability of the arts sector to the best of our ability.

For those who have booked for the Home with The Henry Girls and Seachtain leis Na Mooneys residencies, we will be in contact with you individually about your booking.

Unfortunately, the Lyric Theatre’s production of Good Vibrations at An Grianán Theatre has been cancelled, refunds will be issued to all ticket holders. We are in the process of rescheduling the performance by John Grant and will be in contact once the rescheduled date has been agreed with the artist. However, should you wish to have your booking refunded, or if you any queries on existing bookings or refunds, please e-mail info@eaf.ie. Please bear with us as we work through bookings.

We would to take this opportunity to convey our deepest gratitude to all frontline workers across the health and public service sectors who are looking after us.

And to all the artists and arts organisations that keep our spirits raised, our lives connected and our hearts full of love for our greatest passion – Stay safe, stay at home and stay creative!

We look forward to the day we can see you all again in person!

Paul Brown
CEO & Artistic Director
On behalf of the Earagail Arts Festival Team

Earagail Arts Festival is proudly supported by Arts Council of Ireland, Donegal County Council, and Wild Atlantic Way

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