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Address: Tir Connell St., Ballyshannon, , Ireland

Phone: 353868319672


Upcoming Events

The Allingham Festival Wed 2 Nov 2022 - Sun 6 Nov 2022


The Allingham Festival


On from 2nd – 6th of November

Based in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland, ‘The Allingham Festival’ is a celebration of the life and works of one of our town’s most famous ancestors, writer and poet William Allingham and his wife, the fine artist, Helen Allingham. Each year sees their memory celebrated with events and workshops in poetry, creative writing, digital storytelling, art & design, fine art and singer song writing. The festival is designed to inspire and showcase participants and lovers of the creative arts.

List of what’s going on :

  • Allingham Arts Festival Presents The Emerson Lecture. Wednesday the 2nd of November from 7.30pm at Theatre 2, The Abbey Centre, Admissions is Free.


  • Allingham arts Festival Presents ‘Are We All Mad?’. Thursday the 3rd of November from 8pm Allingham Lecture Theatre 1, The Abbey Arts Centre, Admission Free.


  • Allingham Arts Festival Presents An Evening with David Rooney and Chanelle McGuinness. Friday the 4th of November from 7.30pm at the Abbey Arts Centre, Tickets €11.00.


  • Walk with the Ghosts of Ballyshannon’s Literary Past.  Saturday the 5th of November at St Anne’s Hall from 12.00pm, 40min duration. Admission Free (Donations accepted.)

  • Allingham Arts Festival Presents Ian McElhinney in conversation with Sinead Crowley. Saturday the 5th of  November from 2.00pm at Theatre 1, the Abbey Arts Centre, Tickets   €11.00.


  • Bird on the Wire – The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Saturday the 5th of November at the Abbey Arts Centre, Doors open at 8.00pm,Tickets:€26.00.


  • Claire Keegan in Conversation with Sinead Crowley. Sunday the 6th of November from 3.15pm at The Abbey Arts Centre, Tickets €11.00.


Click here for the Allingham Festival website. 



The Allingham Festival