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Transcript of Welcome!
The Mary of Dungloe International Festival
Known all over the world, the Mary from Dungloe festival attracts audiences from throughout the globe, as well as local people in the area and surrounding communities.
It was born in 1967, and it celebrated its 49th successive year in the summer passed.
Romeo and Juliet of the North-West........?
Where,when and why does it take place?
The Mary from Dungloe International Festival is celebrated for 10 days every year at the end of July and centres on the selection of the ‘Mary from Dungloe’ which brings young women from all parts of the world to the town of Dungloe in County Donegal.
Result of love story
"Mary of Dungloe" sung by Daniel O Donnell.
Bayonne, New Jersey
North East England
"And I wished I was in sweet Dungloe and seated on the grass
And by my side a bottle of wine and on my knee a lass.
I'd call for liquor of the best and I'd pay before I go
And I'd roll my Mary in my arms in the town of sweet Dungloe".
Current state of the event
The festival is extremely successful every year.
Has benefited the local area greatly.
The crowning cabaret is aired on the television channel 'Irish T.V.
Help and support
Bars & Restaurants
Patrick Johny Sallys
Mulherns Corner Bar
Danny Minnies Restaurant
Midnight Express Takeaway
otels & B&B's
St Marys B & B Annagry
Siobhan Carr B & B
Rest A Wyle B & B - Josephine Bonner
Ardcrone House B & B - Sheila Sweeney
Radharc an Oileain B & B - Grace McCauley
Seaview B & B - Breid Greene
Inis Ean B & B - Marie Quinn
Teach Paidi Oig
Woodlands Guesthouse Martina Diver
Atlantic B & B
Highlands Hotel Glenties
fairgreen Holiday Cottages
The Viking House Hotel
Hawthorn Lodge Mountshannon Co.Clare
Marks & Spencers
Charlie Sharkey LTD (Mace)
Sharkeys Service Station
Kenneth Campbell (Campbells Auctioneers)
Dungloe Service Station(McDevitts)
Irish Fish Canners
Sliogeisc na Rosann Teoranta Edward Gallagher
Dungloe Auto Factors
Pat The Cope Gallagher
Ben Sweeney Electrical
promotion is key!
The history behind the festival
'Love story' attached to the event
Current state of the festival
What it has to offer to ascendants
Thanks for listening
Happy to answer any Questions
Hope you all experience the festival for yourselves sometime!