Large scale musical event to mark 1,500th anniversary


ONE of the Ireland’s best-known composers is putting together the final pieces for a large scale work to mark the 1,500 anniversary of St Colmcille. Vincent Kennedy has written twenty individual pieces that go together to make up ‘Colmcille, Dove of Peace’ which will be performed at An Grianán on Sunday, December 5. The work […]


Walk virtually in the footsteps of Colmcille


A one hour documentary which will give viewers the chance to virtually walk in the footsteps of Colmcille will be launched tonight. The programme invites the audience on a virtual journey on the Slí Cholmcille which is, in effect, a camino through Donegal and the West of Scotland taking in the sites associated with the […]


Researcher sought ahead of Colmcille celebration


DONEGAL County Council is looking for a researcher to create a study pack for primary schools to celebrate the 1500th Anniversary of the birth of Colmcille. In 2020- 2021 the Council will commemorate the anniversary of Colmcille’s birth in Gartan and to mark the milestone the Archives Service is seeking a researcher to research the […]