Regional Cultural Centre

Cruinniú na nÓg turns kitchens and living rooms into hive of activity

Cruinniú na nÓg turned kitchens and living rooms into a hive of activity for the national day of youthful creativity last weekend. Cruinniú na nÓg, the flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth plan, took place last Saturday (13 June) in living rooms and kitchens throughout Donegal and…...

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Poetry Day with Lake of Eyes (Online) Reading

Poetry Day marked by three Lough Swilly-based artists with a live online reading. On Friday, 1st May, at 8pm Emily S Cooper, Denise Blake and Aodán McCardle will feature in the Lake of Eyes Reading. The three poets featured were busy organising a live poetry in Ramelton before COVID-19 struck.…...

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RCC ONLINE: Our Spring 2020 Programme is underway

Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny presents its first ever online programme Supported by Donegal County Council & Arts Council Ireland THE doors of the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny may be closed, but behind the scenes staff has been working on numerous initiatives to lift people’s spirits, have fun, inspire and all…...

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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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