Donegal

Little John Nee – Virtual Artist-in-Residence – April 2020

RCC commissions first ever Virtual Artist-in-Residence   New series aimed to support Irish artists from multiple during disciplines during Coronavirus crisis   THE Regional Cultural Centre has commissioned its first ever virtual artist-in-residence in a bid to support Irish artists during the Coronavirus crisis. On Thursday, 26th March, the RCC…...

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Donegal Connect Wins Gold at LAMA Awards

Donegal Connect wins ‘Best Tourism Initiative’ at the All Ireland Community & Council Awards Ceremony. Pictured receiving the award are Garry Martin, Director of Service, Donegal County Council, Trish Hegarty, Inis Communications, Joan Crawford, Fáilte Ireland, Mary Daly, Donegal Tourism, Leas Cathaoirleach Cllr Niamh Kennedy, Cllr Michael Anglim, Chairperson LAMA…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 – Do you have a proposal?

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 -National day of youthful creativity- Do you have a proposal? Creative Ireland Donegal is seeking proposals from creatives, practitioners and organisations with suggestions from young people across the county as to what they may like to do for Cruinniú na n Óg 2020. Can you help…...

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John Soffe exhibits Letterkenny Trad Week (2014-2019) Collection

John Soffe offers an insight into the first five years of Letterkenny Trad Week.   Over the past five years John Soffe has documented Letterkenny Trad Week and in our sixth year, we are delighted to host an exhibition of these photos during and after the event. John is a…...

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Call to Donegal visual artists for residency in Canada

APPLICATIONS are being sought by Donegal visual artists to avail of a fantastic opportunity to take on a paid residency in Canada next year. Eastern Edge is seeking a visual artist living and working in Donegal to take part in paid artist residency at Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, Newfoundland…...

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Two local album launches this month

THE Regional Cultural Centre is proud to be hosting no less than two local album launches this month. Tomorrow night (Thursday), 7th November, well-known Letterkenny native Terry Monaghan takes to the RCC stage with some of the finest musicians the northwest has to offer to launch his latest album, Mercy.…...

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Irish trad legends for Letterkenny

THE Regional Cultural Centre presents a rare opportunity to see three of the UK & Ireland’s finest traditional folk musicians on stage together this weekend. On Sunday night the RCC is delighted to present Gino Lupari, Gerry ‘Banjo’ O’Connor and Tim Edey at the Letterkenny multidisciplinary centre. This exhilarating Irish…...

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IN THE NEWS: Art review: Ealain ón gCladach | Art from the Shore (The Sunday Times)

Thank you to Cristín Leach and The Sunday Times for this wonderful review of Cathal McGinley’s new exhibition Ealain ón gCladach — Art from the Shore. The exhibition finishes on Saturday 31st August. Cathal McGinley’s outstanding show offers a masterclass in how to fill a wide-open, high-ceilinged gallery space with art.…...

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The Best of the North-West: Two Weekends of Amazing Music at the RCC

The Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny is to play host to two concerts over the next week featuring 4 of the North-West’s best current original live music acts.   Friday 28th June, 8pm sees In Their Thousands launch their eagerly awaited debut album Arcasia with support from multi-instrumentalist Donegal / Derry duo Waldorf &…...

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In Their Thousands announce homecoming gig

A DONEGAL band has just announced its first home gig since the release of their debut album to rave reviews last month. Following two dates in Dublin and Belfast, In Their Thousands now return to Donegal to play the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny on Friday, June 28. Downings brothers…...

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