Regional Cultural Centre

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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‘Home is where the Art is’ Challenge launched

Seán McGranaghan (11) from Stranorlar got busy drawing for the ‘Home is where the Art is’ Challenge at the weekend. Photos: Margaret Martin HUNDREDS of children around Donegal and the world are participating in an online arts challenge launched to encourage children to be creative while confined to their homes.…...

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COVID-19 Announcement

The Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny will regretfully close its doors to the public from 6pm this evening (Thursday), 12th March following government guidelines to prevent the further spreading of COVID-19. An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD announced this morning, in relation to cultural institutions, that indoor gatherings of more than 100…...

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Lúnasa makes welcome return

Lúnasa are making welcome return to Letterkenny. Irish trad heroes Lúnasa, once described as an ‘Irish music dream team’, are coming to the Regional Cultural Centre on Thursday, 14th May. Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honour of the Irish god Lugh, Lúnasa was formed in 1997 from…...

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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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Martin Harley brings top class blues to RCC

Martin Harley is a supremely talented artist with a burgeoning global reputation. On Thursday, 26th March the singer songwriter and acoustic roots and blues guitarist will be performing at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Live at Southern Ground follows on from Martin’s five previously acclaimed albums, most recently Mojo Fix…...

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WATCH: Pioneering jazz harpist Alina Bzhezhinska for RCC

Jazz harpist Alina Bzhezhinska and her quartet take to the RCC stage this Saturday, 15th February. The pioneering jazz harpist brings a new perspective to this supposedly dainty instrument and this weekend, the RCC is delighted to host this latest tour presented by Music Network. If you think the harp…...

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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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Trad Week 2020 presents quintessential Irish sounds

TRAD Week, which takes place from 19th to 26th January, welcomes a very exciting Irish harp and uilleann pipes duo to Letterkenny for 2020. Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn and Laoise Kelly will take to the stage at the Regional Cultural Centre on Wednesday, 22nd January with support from The Straddy Session.…...

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Beannachtaí an tSéasúir, Season’s Greetings

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year   THE Regional Cultural Centre closes its doors today (Friday, 20th December) at 5pm and will reopen to the public again on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 at 9.30am. On behalf of everyone at the RCC, we…...

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