2014

Earagail Arts Festival in association with the Regional Cultural Centre presents: We Banjo 3

Thursday July 24 With titles such as Irish Times Trad Album of the Year, Best New Group of the Year (LiveIreland. com) and Concert of the Year (Irish American News), this award-winning quartet from Galway combine Irish Music with Old-Time American and Bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy…...

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Earagail Arts Festival in association with The Japan Foundation presents: Satoko Inoue

Wednesday July 23 Pianist Satoko Inoue is renowned throughout Japan, Europe and the United States as a leading interpreter of contemporary solo piano music. She has premiered works by some of Japan’s foremost composers including Jo Kondo, Yori-aki Matsudaira, Yoritsune Matsudaira and Toshi Ichiyanagi and is known for recitals of…...

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Earagail Arts Festival in association with the Regional Cultural Centre presents: Treelan

Monday July 21 Treelan – Éamonn Cagney, Martin Toursh and Niwel Tsumbu Three of Ireland’s resident musicians have combined to form a new, virtuosic trio – Treelan. This groundbreaking trio of percussionist Éamonn Cagney, Donegal native accordionist Martin Tourish, and Nigerian born guit arist Niwel Tsumbu extends beyond the boundaries…...

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The Regional Cultural Centre in association with Earagail Arts Festival presents: The Emily Portman Trio

Monday July 14 Emily Portman is the 2013 holder of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Original Song; an accolade which reflects her power to lure listeners into a complex and darkly surreal netherworld, conjuring a dark and brooding realm. Her ethereal voice and the trio’s enchanting harmonies…...

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Errigal Singers & Dime Orchestra

Wednesday May 7 Donegal Music Education Partnership Presents The Intergenerational Music Concert, feauring the Donegal Intergenerational Music Ensemble (DIME) and the Errigal Singers, The Errigal Singers, an intergenerational choral group, will open the concert, led by their conductor Lorna McLaughlin, who will lead them in a varied repertoire of folk, world and classical…...

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Postscript

Friday May 16 A poignant and humorous account based on a true story of an adopted person’s search for identity. ‘From a very early age I was told I was adopted. In fairness I think my parents had no choice but to tell me, what with me being redheaded with…...

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Our Buried Past

May 6 – May 31 A history of families in local graveyards. Presented by the Letterkenny Active Retirement Association as part of the Bealtaine Festival for older People 2014....

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High Society

May 14 Screening as part of the Bealtaine Festival 2014. Grace Kelly plays Tracy Lord, a wilful, beautiful but ever so stuck-up ice goddess who, having been through one marriage to likeable musician CK Dexter Haven (Bing Crosby), is about to enter another with stuffy but dependable George (Lund). Her…...

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Quartet

May 28 Screening as part of the Bealtaine Festival 2014. Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtney), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert…...

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Regional Cultural Centre in association with Earagail Arts Festival present John Soffe: RCC Live 2007 – 2014

July 14 – September 27 Spectacular photographs by John Soffe of live music concerts at the RCC since it opened in July 2007. It illustrates the great quality and range of world class acts that have performed at the RCC to date, including many brilliant Earagail Arts Festival gigs. The…...

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