RCC News

Bealtaine Festival 2017

Bealtaine is an annual festival which celebrates and promotes creativity in older age during the month of May and is one of the highlights of the Cultural Services calendar. The theme of this year’s festival is Altogether now! Collectivism, civic engagement and protest! Bealtaine 2017 in County Donegal is part…...

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Distorted Perspectives

Donegal will play host to its fourth annual alternative music and art festival, celebrating contemporary sound, psych and avant-garde art when Distorted Perspectives lands back in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal on 28th and 29th of April 2017. This year’s line-up includes a cross section of the top experimental and alternative acts…...

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Spring Events at the RCC

Following a wonderful start to 2017 with Letterkenny Trad Week in January, Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny continues to organise a series of great events for Donegal audiences to enjoy. A varied programme in the coming weeks includes folk based and classical music concerts, a Palm d’Or winning film and two…...

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Local Enterprise Week – T-Shirts and Suits – The Business of Creativity

Creative Industries speaker David Parrish works internationally as a keynote speaker, trainer and consultant specialising in the creative, digital and cultural sectors where he inspires and empowers creative entrepreneurs. David, who is author of the acclaimed books – “T-shirts and Suits – A Guide to the Business of Creativity” and…...

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Donegal women invited to join the conversation

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day 8 March 2017, women of all ages, from all over County Donegal and the North West are invited to join in a collective conversation about women’s lifetime experiences. This event is being hosted by the Donegal Women’s Network and Donegal County Museum who…...

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Raggle agus Taggle

As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge we will host a lunchtime launch for the release of ‘Dhá Thaobh’ by Raggle agus Taggle in the RCC on Friday 10th March at 1pm. Admission free but donations and CD sales going towards Pieta House, Preventing Suicide and Self Harm “Beidh muid at…...

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Bulls at the RCC

The current exhibition at RCC Letterkenny is a major show called ‘Sire’ by Donegal artist Maria McKinney. For eighteen months in 2015 and 2016 Maria worked with Dovea Genetics (a bull stud with 90 bulls standing at stud producing semen in a controlled environment), quantitative geneticist Dr. Donagh Berry, Teagasc,…...

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Kate O’Callaghan (Ire)

Saturday 1st October, 8.00pm The Girl With The Beret – Songs from a Witness Statement A performance of new original compositions by Irish singer/songwriter Kate O’Callaghan, in collaboration with the Donegal Camerata String Ensemble and musicians Seamus Devenny, Tim Jarvis, Declan Mc Clafferty, Martin Smyth, Kevin Murphy and Paul Devenny.…...

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Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.

Thursday 22nd September, 8.00pm Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. (and subsequent offshoots) is a Japanese psychedelic band, the core of which formed in 1995. Led by Kawabata Makoto, there are currently around 30 members, famous and unknown, musicians, artist, dancers, farmers etc. In order to follow and…...

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Sam Lee’s “Other Voices” (Ire/UK)

Sunday 17th July, 1.00pm Mercury Prize nominated Folk singer, song collector, promoter (of BBC award winning Nest Collective) radio host, TV personality, teacher and animateur, Sam Lee has journeyed across Ireland in search of some of the last tradition bearers of old song amongst the Irish Traveller Community. Sam’s two…...

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