Here is everything you need to know to tune in to this Sunday's LIVE broadcast of the Mary from Dungloe Crowning Cabaret:

People all over the world will be able to tune in to Donegal Woman and Donegal Daily for the glamourous showcase of this year’s Mary from Dungloe International Festival Crowning Cabaret.

The entertainment spectacular, hosted by International Superstar Daniel O’Donnell, promises to be a wonderful finale to this year’s special anniversary celebrations, rounding up an incredible programme of events.

Donegal Daily, along with Jacksons Media TV, will be broadcasting live coverage online of the Crowning Cabaret on August 6th. This is a wonderful chance for people at home to cheer on the Marys as they take to the stage to be interviewed and do their party piece.

The 2017 Marys at The McElhinney’s of Ballybofey Golden Jubilee Banquet at the 50th Mary From Dungloe International Festival. Photo: Rachel McLaughlin

When is it? Sunday 6th August at 8pm (Irish Time)

Here’s how you can tune in:

1 – Via our websites. and will host links to the live stream.

2 – Facebook Live. The coverage will be shown via Facebook Live on

3 – Smart TV. Have you got a smart tv? Then, why not hook us up by going into our YouTube channel – Donegal Daily TV – CLICK HERE – where the coverage will also be running.


The atmosphere in Ionad Spóirt Na Rosann Dungloe is going to be electric for what promises to be a fantastic night of live entertainment. The Crowning Cabaret takes on special significance this year as it is the 50th anniversary of the Mary from Dungloe International Festival.

COMPETITION: WIN with Castle Grove

To celebrate Donegal Daily’s live coverage of the Mary from Dungloe, Castle Grove Country House Hotel are giving away a wonderful break for two.

Castle Grove Country House Hotel

One lucky winner will get a chance to escape to the quiet country for a luxurious overnight stay at Castle Grove outside Letterkenny.

The prize is one night’s B&B, plus an evening dinner for two in the award winning restaurant.

To win, all you have to do is LIKE and SHARE this article on Donegal Woman’s Facebook Timeline:  CLICK HERE to enter.

T&C’s apply. Visit Castle Grove on Facebook to plan your visit.

The 2017 Marys had a wonderful time this week visiting the hotel and hearing the rich history of the land:

Don’t forget to tune in on Sunday 6th August! Daniel O’Donnell himself is looking forward to the big night, and so are we!