Letterkenny

A world of traditions for Letterkenny Trad Week 2020

LETTERKENNY Trad Week has just unveiled its full line-up for January 2020 featuring a host of homegrown and international talent. Now going into its sixth year, the annual event continues to go from strength to strength attracting a high calibre of musicianship. Hosted by the RCC and An Grianán Theatre,…...

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Radical ReThink – Learning from others’ experience in art

A FREE event aimed to create dialogue and provoke critical thinking around art and culture welcomes two special guests to Letterkenny this week. Radical ReThink – Conversations in Contemporary Art Practice is an event series giving artists a platform to work, talk about their art practice and how that connects…...

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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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Terry Monaghan to launch new album at RCC

A Gortahork-based musician launches his latest collection of songs in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny next week. On Thursday night, 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. A…...

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Fiona Higgins makes welcome return with art classes

Well-known Letterkenny artist Fiona Higgins makes a welcome return with her art classes next week. Fiona is once again offering day-time classes at the RCC commencing on Friday, 4th October and artists of all abilities are most welcome. A batik artist who works at home in her Letterkenny studio in…...

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Well-known surgeon celebrates Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way

A WELL-KNOWN Donegal-based surgeon’s love of photography and poetry as led to a new publication being launched next month. Dr Michael Sugrue’s new book, Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, will be officially launched at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny on Saturday, 5th October. A labour of love compiled by Michael over…...

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Three top gypsy jazz artists on one stage

THE Regional Cultural Centre’s busy autumn schedule continues tonight (Thursday), 26 September, as we welcome three top class gypsy jazz artists. Presented in association with the annual Django Sur Lennon Gypsy Jazz Festival, the RCC will host three outstanding artists – Bina Coquet, Florian Cristea and Samuel Farthing. Brazilian guitarist…...

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Letterkenny Culture Night Picture Special

Letterkenny was a hive of activity on Friday night as people from across Donegal came along to experience an explosion of creativity. The Cathedral town came alive for Culture Night, Ireland’s annual nocturnal cultural extravaganza, with a wide range of events taking place throughout Letterkenny. People from all walks of…...

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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 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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