News Archive 2007-2015

The Great Southern Art Collection – Irish Art 1947 – 1974

October 16 – December 23 An exhibition of over 90 works from leading Irish artists of the past 60 years. It featured many of Ireland’s leading 20th Century artists including: George Campbell, Norah McGuinness, Cecil King, Patrick Collins, Nano Reid, Patrick Scott and Gerard Dillon.Artists such as Anne Madden, Camille…...

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Declan Doherty Photographs

July 9 – July 28 Exhibition by award winning local photographer....

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MacGabhann Architects

July 9 – July 28 Award winning architects in Letterkenny showcase of models and drawings of the Regional Cultural Centre....

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Open EV+A Open Award Winners

July 9 – July 28 OPEN e v+ a 2007is Ireland’s pre-eminent annual exhibition of contemporary art. Its program of events integrates local, national, and international audiences in a communal celebration of contemporary art and culture. Selected this year by New York-based independent curator Klaus Ottmann, this exhibition showcases the…...

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Deirdre Brennan – Deoraí

July 9 – July 28 Deoraí (exiles), is a collection of photographs by New York Times photographer Deirdre Brennan, exploring notions of assimilation, class, identity, escape, memory and loss amongst the Irish diaspora in New York. As the Irish no longer need to migrate for economic reasons, Brennan questions why…...

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Derek O’Connor – Faraway So Close

July 9 – July 28 Faraway So Close examined the lives of Irish men, women and children living in America. Thanks to technological advances, immigrants can now maintain contact with their homeland in a manner that would be considered unfathomable to previous generations ­ the geographical gulf remains, however. Created…...

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Wild Geese – The Irish In America

July 9 – July 28 ‘Wild Geese: The Irish in America’ was an exhibition that celebrated the creativity of immigrant sons and daughters, as well as those who have left their native shore in recent years.The exhibition looked at the contribution that the artists are making the contemporary craft world.Their…...

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Painting In The Noughties

July 9 – August 31 Painting in the Noughties, the inaugural exhibition for the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny, looked at abstract and semi-abstract paintings created over the previous 6-7 years by twenty leading contemporary painters exhibiting or working in Ireland and the UK. Featuring Sean Scully, Jason Martin, Ian Davenport,…...

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Fairtrade Cotton Exhibition

Feb 25 – March 8 Fairtrade Ireland’s Fairtrade Cotton Exhibition is visiting Letterkenny  during Fairtrade Fortnight 2014. Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 is from 24th February – 9th March 2014. Visit the exhibition and find out about the global cotton industry and Fairtrade Cotton.  Fairtrade Certified cotton was introduced in 2004 and…...

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Nadene Fiorentini – Piano Recital

Saturday March 1 Moville born pianist, Nadene Fiorentini, has recently been announced as the National Concert Hall’s ‘Rising Star’ recitalist for 2014.  This award, given annually to promising young Irish musicians, gives them a platform to perform and allows audiences and fellow musicians to recognise and applaud publicly the wealth…...

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