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Bealtaine at Home with north-west music legends

THREE of the north-west best known musicians will be featured in this weekend’s opening Bealtaine Festival events. The Regional Cultural Centre (RCC) Letterkenny presents Pat Gallagher (Goats Don’t Shave) and Brendan Quinn & Dermot Byrne in two separate concerts this bank holiday weekend. The concerts, recorded at the RCC and…...

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RCC to stream Bealtaine at Home launch event

Ireland’s national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age, Bealtaine Festival, will be celebrated from home next month. Age & Opportunity’s 2021 festival’s edition, Bealtaine at Home, will celebrate In(ter)dependence as its theme. In County Donegal the festival, now in its 24th year, will be kicked off with…...

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Donegal arts programming reaches new heights

MUSICAL programming streamed from and produced by the RCC in Donegal was enjoyed by close to an estimated 100,000 people around Ireland and across the world last month. Over 40,000 viewers tuned into the programme Ré an tSolais starring Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh & Friends last St Patrick’s Day on TG4…...

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Keep Well campaign to bring music to Care Homes

A new campaign is aiming to bring some musical joy to Donegal care homes. As part of the Government’s KEEP WELL Campaign, Donegal County Council Arts Service and the Donegal Age Friendly Programme is seeking to recruit a panel of experienced musicians, singers and entertainers to provide a series of music, song…...

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Seisiún Fan sa Bhaile with Letterkenny Trad Week 2021

Letterkenny Trad Week is bringing you a host of top class singers, musicians and dancers this January, 18th to 30th. While our annual festival of traditional, folk and world music may not be taking place in its usual form, we still wanted to mark 2021 and celebrate our rich heritage…...

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Oisín Furlong (Thumper, Anamoe Drive) – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Oisín Furlong has been reminded by this year of why he makes music – the love of it! Oisín Furlong, best known as the frontman of Dublin noise-pop group Thumper, is no stranger to Letterkenny and Donegal, having previously performed at the RCC, and other events such as Swell Music…...

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RCC presents online Christmas feast

RCC has full line-up of free entertainment in-store this Christmas THE Regional Cultural Centre has lined up an extensive free programme of musical events to keep you entertained in the lead-up and over the Christmas holidays. As the nation still awaits the return of live events, the RCC brings you…...

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Phillip Mackey presents latest work at the RCC

Phillip Mackey ‘delighted and excited’ to exhibit in home town. Following its doors reopening to the public, the Regional Cultural Centre is delighted to invite you to view Donegal artist Phillip Mackey’s latest exhibition. The new exhibition by the Ard O’Donnell, Letterkenny native, entitled Partes Corporis (Body Parts) feature both…...

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RuthAnne – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

RuthAnne will ‘Remember This’ year for many reasons. RuthAnne is a successful Irish songwriter and producer who has worked with some of the biggest names in pop music, but in recent times has also carved out a career as an artist in her own right. Despite the worldwide pandemic, RuthAnne…...

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The Darkling Air – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

The Darkling Air are on ‘Late Late’ high for 2020 The Darkling Air have endured a year of highs and lows, but 2020 is very much closing on a positive note for the duo. On Friday night, 27th November, Ireland will be glued to the annual highlight that is RTÉ’s…...

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