Letterkenny

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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Top classical talent for Letterkenny and more

THE Regional Cultural Centre hosts a superb classical duo from Germany for a truly inspiring evening this weekend. Currently on a seven-date Irish tour with Music Network, cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem, both from Munich, play the Letterkenny centre on Saturday, April 6. Raphaela Gromes is an exceptional…...

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Donegal Creatives Breakfast, Artist Talks and New Exhibitions

In its continued commitment to supporting Visual Arts throughout the North-West and beyond, the Regional Cultural Centre has an exciting few days ahead. The RCC is delighted host the first ever Donegal Creatives Breakfast tomorrow, Thursday, 28 March, from 10 to 11.30am. Artists from all mediums and practices are invited…...

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Grandaddy’s Jason Lytle and other upcoming highlights

If U.S. artist Jason Lytle learned anything, from nearly 15 years at the helm of celebrated Californian quintet Grandaddy, is that he’s just not cut out to be a 21st century pop star. There were triumphs, no doubt but Lytle was a poor fit for life in a breakthrough indie…...

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Tickets selling fast for remaining Trad Week shows

Letterkenny Trad Week got off to a fantastic start with our first two shows selling out and tickets selling fast for the remaining shows! If you didn’t get a chance to see the young talented group that is Coirm from Ceol na Coille School of Irish Traditional Music on Tuesday…...

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First Trad Week show sells out

The Music Network concerts on Saturday, January 19, featuring (pictured above) Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Siobhan Miller, Damien Mullane & Anna Massie is one of our hot tips for this year’s Letterkenny Trad Week. THIS year’s fourth Letterkenny Trad Week (January 19-27), brought to you in association with the Donegal News,…...

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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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