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Last chance to see Frank McElhinney exhibition

Frank McElhinney’s exhibition éist/èist closes this weekend. éist/èist is an exhibition by Scottish artist Frank McElhinney, consisting mainly of photographs, which reflects on the long history of migration between Ireland and Scotland, with a particular focus on the traumatic period in the middle of the nineteenth century. McElhinney is an…...

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YARNS short film series premieres on RTÉ Culture

National broadcaster premieres new series by Donegal duo A NEW series of short films featuring songs, stories and reminiscences from five creative characters in Donegal has been premiered by Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTÉ. YARNS, directed by filmmaker Charlie Joe Doherty and folklorist Jamie McGarrigle, produced by the RCC and supported…...

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Galleries With[out] Walls – Vol 1 – Opens this Weekend

New programme aims to find new formats for presenting work A NEW programme aiming to allow artists to experiment with innovative new formats for presenting work opens in Letterkenny this weekend. Galleries Without Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve…...

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Fir Bolg inspire RESONATE artists-in-residence

New music based on medieval mythological Fir Bolg recorded in live performance TWO Irish artists delved into the world of medieval Irish mythology for a recent collaboration which has been recorded at Regional Cultural Centre. Philip Christie (O Emperor, The Bonk) and Ronan Kealy (Junior Brother) this month recorded works…...

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Donegal County Council Artists‘ Bursary Scheme 2021

THE Donegal County Council Artists‘ Bursary Scheme 2021 welcomes applications from individual professional artists of all disciplines for assistance towards arts projects which are on-going or proposed. The scheme, which is funded by the council and Arts Council Ireland, is designed to support individual artists at any stage of their…...

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Errigal-inspired audio visual performance to premiere with Notions

An experimental documentary on Errigal Mountain from the 1970s has provided the backdrop for new music created by two Donegal artists. Aengus Friel and Peadar Coll recently joined forces for a residency at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. The final result was a 30-minute audience visual experience which was performed…...

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Culture Night Donegal Highlights

Donegal County Council Culture Division will present its 13th annual programme of events for Culture Night tomorrow (Friday), 17th September. This exceptional night of cultural festivities takes place once per year as part of a national celebration of arts, heritage, and culture, with events being hosted across the county. Download…...

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Notions series begins with Shammen Delly

A NEW series of events celebrating musicians and artists from/based in Donegal that ‘have strayed from the centre of the road’ kicks off this weekend. From electronica, alternative rock, hip-hop, jazz and everything in-between, Notions will shine a light on artists who push the boundaries in their artistic fields and…...

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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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