News Archive 2007-2015

Ulaid – John McSherry, Dónal O’Connor & Seán Óg Graham (Irl)

Friday 23rd October, 8.00pm John McSherry (Uilleann Pipes), Dónal O’Connor (Fiddle) & Seán Óg Graham (Guitar) When three of traditional music’s leading lights collaborate on a new CD you can expect sparks to fly!! John McSherry and Dónal O’Connor are the creative force behind the highly innovative traditional band At…...

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Donegal Music Education Partnership – Soundwaves

SOUNDWAVES is a groundbreaking creative, music-making project for young musicians (aged 14-19) that will run over 15 days during July and August. It is a partnership between Donegal Music Education Partnership, Music Generation, The Arts Council and Wall2Wall Music and, based in Letterkenny, will finish with a performance in the…...

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The Loft – Multi Arts & Performance

10th – 14th August The Loft – Multi Arts & Performance, (ages 12-18), 10am – 5pm €70 For Booking & Info please contact the LOFT on 074-9129630 or email loftstaff@gmail.com...

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The Loft – Media & Drama Camp

4th – 7th August The Loft Media & Drama camp, in partnership with Letterkenny Youth Information Centre. This summer camp has the aim of producing film projects written, acted, filmed, directed and edited by young people and facilitated by youth workers and experienced drama and film professionals. Workshops will include…...

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The Loft – Rock School

10th – 14th August With input from a range of professional musicians with master classes, tutorials, workshops, jam sessions and performances, participants will learn: song writing; vocal exercises; instrument skills for beginners and advanced in drum, bass, guitar and keyboard. Also, stage craft and performance; live sound; recording techniques; build…...

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Across The Water

Wednesday 25th May, 2.00pm Across The Water A multi-media Interpretation of ‘The Last of the Name’ by Charles McGlinchey Adapted from ‘The Last of the Name’ by Finbarr Doherty. Performed by Finbarr Doherty (guitar and vocals), Paul Kelly ( actor, narrator), Lorna McLaughlin (vocals, accordian), Seamus Devenney ( fiddle), Paul…...

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GoGo Penguin (UK)

Wednesday 28th October, 8.00pm Music Network Presents GoGo Penguin Acoustic electronica trio GoGo Penguin, an exhilarating jazz-infused salvo of spacey chords, stuttering break-beats and killer riffs, create a brave new sound that is wholly their own. Packing the dance floors with an infectious combination of frenetic break-beats, irresistible piano melodies…...

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Kathleen MacInnes, Dermot Byrne, Brian Finnegan & Mike Vass (Irl/Sco)

Saturday 19th September, 8.00pm Music Network Presents Kathleen MacInnes, Dermot Byrne, Brian Finnegan & Mike Vass A mouth-watering prospect as four Irish and Scottish trad trailblazers come together for the first time in a specially-curated Music Network line-up. Hebridean singer Kathleen MacInnes is joined onstage by Donegal accordion maestro Dermot…...

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The Life and Work of Seosamh MacGrianna

Thursday 11th June, 8.00pm Noel O Gallchóir (1 hour drama on the life and work of Seosamh MacGrianna) Music and reciting from Seoirse Ó Dochartaigh, Noeleen Ní Cholla, Cathal Banjo Ó Curráin and Clodagh Ní Ghallchóir   Admission €10 Advance Booking 074 91 29186...

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The House by Edie Shillue

Wednesday 27th May, 2.00pm Sole Purpose Productions and No More Traffik present The House by Edie Shillue, produced and directed by Patricia Byrne Do you know what’s happening on your street? Learn to spot the signs of trafficking. The House is a short dynamic play that looks at the issue…...

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