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Altan kick off New Year with Trad Week

Altan (l-r): Ciarán Curran, Martin Tourish, Dáithí Sproule, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Mark Kelly. Photo Credit: Gearóid Ó Maonaigh ONE of Donegal’s premier ambassadors will be kicking off their New Year with a highlight performance at this year’s Letterkenny Trad Week. World famous Donegal group Altan closed 2018 with a…...

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Award-winning Dublin folk singer for Trad Week

TWO-TIME BBC Folk Award winner Daoirí Farrell promised to be one of the highlights of Letterkenny Trad Week 2019. Excitement has already been building since it was announced that the rising Dublin folk singer will be performing during the week-long festival which takes place at the Regional Cultural Centre and…...

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Zoë Conway is inspired by Donegal fiddle tradition

ON Tuesday, January 22, 2019 the RCC will host a double delight of duos in husband and wife Zoë Conway and John McIntyre, as well as Seamus McGuire and John Lee for this year’s Letterkenny Trad Week (January 19 to 27). The week-long festival features a great mixture of new…...

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Coirm busy rehearsing for Letterkenny Trad Week

A GROUP of young Irish traditional musicians is busy rehearsing for its fourth commission by an internationally-acclaimed musician and composer. Coirm is a group which was was set up by Letterkenny-based Ceol na Coille School of Irish Traditional Music as a platform for young musicians to perform nationally and internationally.…...

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Letterkenny Trad Week 2019 tickets now on sale

WE ARE delighted to reveal the line-up of Letterkenny Trad Week 2019, presented by the Regional Cultural Centre and An Grianán Theatre. The week-long festival (January 19 to 27) features a great mixture of new talent on the rise, stalwarts of Irish and other Celtic traditional music, as well as…...

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Deborah Stockdale – Retro Nua

The Regional Cultural Centre and Donegal County Council warmly invite you to the Official Opening of ‘Retro Nua – Deborah Stockdale’ on Tuesday 4th December at 7pm This exhibition of the Donegal artist, Deborah Stockdale, looks both at past and present artwork. Specialising in textile artwork, Deborah has exhibited internationally,…...

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Music Network presents Yury Revich (violin) and Benedict Kloeckner (cello) at RCC

Music Network presents performances of great passion and intimacy as two-highly gifted young soloists, Russian violinist Yury Revich and German cellist Benedict Kloeckner, share a stage for the first time in Ireland. Don’t miss these two exceptional musicians at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny this Friday, November 9 in…...

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Get to know Letterkenny’s new twin town

RCC welcomes East London folk and ‘Hot Jazz’ THE autumn/winter programme at Letterkenny’s Regional Cultural Centre continues with a host of events from photography exhibitions to ‘Hot Jazz’. As a number of exhibitions come to a close, the RCC is delighted to welcome some fantastic musical acts and new exhibitions…...

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Exhibition addresses stigma about suicide and depression

A POWERFUL exhibition by a Donegal artist which addresses stigma about suicide and depression opens at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny this Friday, October 5. The Lived Lost Lives exhibition features stories and items collected through the Lived Lives art and research project. Initiated in 2006 by artist and researcher…...

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Lived Lives: Conversations about Suicide in the Northwest

Regional Cultural Centre, the Cathaoirleach and Donegal County Council warmly invite you to the Official Opening of Lived Lives: Conversations about Suicide in the Northwest Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny Friday 5th October at 7pm The Lived Lives art and research project was initiated by Donegal born artist and researcher Dr.…...

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