Donegal Connect has launched a Vouchers book of special offers for Donegal Connect, which cover discounts on flights from US, as well as discounts on accommodation, attractions and activities. You can download our Vouchers Book here.

Special Flight Offer for US Donegal Diaspora

One of the highlights of these offers is for US visitors travelling to attend Donegal Connect, which takes place from 27th September to 6th October across the county. To celebrate this event, Ireland’s Trans-Atlantic Airline, Aer Lingus, has created a fantastic special discount to US customers. The offer includes $100 off a Return Economy or $200 off a Return Business flight. For One Way journeys, half the discount applies in both Economy & Business. Travel dates must be from September 9th to October 27th 2019, with return travel during or after Donegal Connect. Booking for this offer has now been extended to 30th August 2019, using the Promo Code ‘DONEGAL19’ on www.aerlingus.ie

Glasgow and Dublin Fly-Breaks

If you are coming to Donegal Connect from Glasgow or Dublin, then Donegal Airport has some great value packages for you. Return flights from Glasgow to Donegal, with 2 nights B&B and Car Hire costs from just €249pp. Return flights from Dublin to Donegal, with 2 nights B&B and Car Hire costs from just €199pp weekends and €179 midweek.  Email flybreaks@donegalairport.ie or call +353 7495 48284 to book.

Other Special Offers for Donegal Connect

A large range of 3, 4 and 5* Donegal hotels are offering various discounts of up to 20% off accommodation. They  are also offering special packages linked to the  celebrations. There is a total of 26 hotel or accommodation offers which include special accommodation packages. They also include accommodation packages which are combined with extras such as entry to attractions, guided tours, activities. Finally, there are also discounts on car hire, attractions like Glenveagh National Park and activities like Donegal Adventure Centre and Donegal Food Tours.

About Donegal Connect

Donegal Connect is a collaborative project between the private and public sector in Donegal aimed at boosting visitor numbers and creating new opportunities for our county.

Through the project we want to engage with our Diaspora, both overseas and within Ireland, and anyone considering coming to Ireland. We want to entice them to make the journey to Donegal to explore the county and to find out why it is a wonderful county to visit, to invest in, to live in and be educated in.

Donegal Connect Events

Donegal Connect has something for everyone. We will have world renowned Donegal artists playing at iconic venues throughout the county. Our arts and culture programme includes Donegal plays. We will have a range of business, investment and skills symposia with key speakers. We’ll get you out and about with walks, runs, island visits and a 7 a-side competition. You can get a true ‘taste’ of Donegal with the unique food experiences being specially organised as part of the programme.To explore your heritage, we will have workshops on genealogy. And we will also address and the practical “ins and outs” of returning to Donegal.

For more information, check out our list of events or contact Joanne Kilmartin at Donegal LEO at tel: +353 74 916 0735 or  email: joanne.kilmartin@leo.donegalcoco.ie

Donegal Connect is staging over 50 business, arts, food, heritage, music, sport, Irish language, family  and outdoor events from 27th September to 6th October 2019. The public/private sector project is funded by Fáilte Ireland under the Global Irish Initiative. Additional funding, operational support and sponsorship comes from: Donegal County Council, the Donegal Local Enterprise Office, Donegal Diaspora, Donegal Tourism, Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Udaras na Gaeltachta, IDA Ireland, Donegal Food Coast, Pramerica, Abbots Diabetes Care, Randox, Harvey’s Point Hotel, and Donegal Global Irish.

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