The countdown is on to the beginning of the Mary from Dungloe International Festival and Donegal Daily is delighted to bring live coverage of this year’s anniversary celebrations to all.

The 50th Annual Mary from Dungloe International Festival in Donegal begins on Saturday 29th July and there is a wonderful programme of events until the big finale on Sunday 6th August.

Donegal Daily, along with Jacksons Media TV, will be providing live coverage of the Mary from Dungloe Crowning Cabaret on August 6th.

WIN with Donegal Daily

To celebrate the big event, we are delighted to launch an exciting competition!

We are offering readers and viewers a fantastic Irish holiday prize. One lucky winner will enjoy a two night stay for two people in three hotels across Ireland with one dinner in each hotel:

  • Skylon Hotel, Dublin
  • Great Southern Hotel, Co. Sligo
  • Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe, Co. Donegal

To add to your three Ireland getaways, we are also giving away €1,000 spending money as part of the package!

That’s six nights away, three meals and €1,000!

All you need to do to enter is answer this question and text in your entry:

In which COUNTY is the Mary from Dungloe held?

To Enter: Text YOUR ANSWER followed by your NAME to 57252 for Republic of Ireland entrants (Texts cost €2), UK and Northern Ireland entrants can Text 88990 (Texts cost £1.50).

The competition lines are now open and you can enter as many times as you wish until 12noon on Monday 7th August. 

Crowning Cabaret

Don’t forget to tune in on Sunday 6th August to see the crowning of the 2017 Mary from Dungloe, compared by the International super star Daniel O’Donnell.

You will be able to see the spectacular from anywhere in the world online via Donegal Daily’s Facebook page, which can be viewed on your computer, mobile device and streamed on your television.

This is going to be a fantastic night of live entertainment which takes on special significance this year as it is the 50th anniversary of the Mary from Dungloe International Festival.

Daniel, who was at the very first Mary from Dungloe festival in 1967, said he is looking forward to a lot of “great music and song” on this special Sunday.

We can’t wait for the show, can you? Don’t forget to like Donegal Daily’s Facebook page to catch our live-stream of the Crowning Cabaret!

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