RCC News

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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Richard Dawson supported by Robyn G. Shiels (Ire/UK)

Saturday 16th July, 8.00pm Richard Dawson is a skewed troubadour, at once charming and abrasive. His shambolically virtuosic guitar playing stumbles from music-hall tune-smithery to spidery swatches of noise-colour, swathed in amp static and teetering on the edge of feedback. His songs are both chucklesome and tragic, rooted in a…...

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Andy Irvine & Chris Wood (Ire/UK)

Saturday 16th July, 1.00pm An incredible lunchtime double bill featuring two of the worlds most renowned folk artists. Andy Irvine, one of the great distinctive voices in Irish traditional music is a genuine folk music legend. He is a founding member of many, hugely influential Irish traditional groups of recent…...

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Willie Doherty – Loose Ends

July 10th – September 24th Regional Cultural Centre in association with the Nerve Centre, Kerlin Gallery, Matt’s Gallery and Earagail Arts Festival present Willie Doherty – Loose Ends Loose Ends is a major new art project by world-renowned Derry/Donegal artist Willie Doherty, commissioned by Donegal County Council, which explores the…...

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