2015

The Unthanks

Friday 10th July, 8.00pm SOLD OUT Since releasing three project albums in one year back in 2012, The Unthanks have been hiding away in Northumberland, quietly working away on an ambitious follow-up to 2011’s Last, released to coincide with this tour and brought to life on stage with a talented…...

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FATHOM: Marie Barrett with Dive North

November 10th – December 11th FATHOM is a new engaged arts project that represents an ambitious collaboration between a community of interest divers/underwater filmmakers (Dive North) and visual artist (Marie Barrett). There are more German U-boats off Malin Head than anywhere else in the world. Archival Pathé News footage tells…...

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Suil na nOg Junior Cert Art Exhibition

October 10th – October 24th The 19th annual explosion of teenage creativity featuring over 100 pieces of Junior Cert Art in a range of media including drawing, painting and 3-D. The work is drawn from twenty Secondary Schools throughout County Donegal. The exhibition is presented by Donegal County Council Cultural Services in partnership with…...

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Omar Yashruti – Dúchas / Homeland

July 4th – September 26th Regional Cultural Centre in association with Earagail Arts Festival present Omar Yashruti – Dúchas / Homeland Omar Yashruti is a freelance Palestinian/Irish photographer based in Los Angeles, whose mother is from County Donegal, where he is a regular visitor. Omar worked as a graphic designer…...

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LyIT Graduate Exhibition 2015

June 10th – June 18th The Graduate Exhibition by students from the Department of Design and Creative Media at LyIT was shown at the RCC for the first time in 2014. It featured work by the final year students from the varied disciplines within the Department. The students produced innovative and exciting work in the realms…...

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‘Still, We Work’, Legacy Project

May 12th – May 23rd ‘Still, We Work’, Legacy Project comprises four commissions from leading Irish artists initiated by the National Women’s Council of Ireland. Artists were directly invited to respond to a brief about representations of women and work and labour in the 20th Century. The initial research began…...

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Jigsaw Donegal Art Exhibition “Stars Can’t Shine Without Darkness”

March 26th  – April 16th The Art Competition was offered out to 5th years (pre-leaving certificate) art students and those attending Youthreach in Donegal. The competition promotes positive mental health through art and also gives young people a chance to have their artwork displayed on the walls of Jigsaw Donegal. First,…...

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For The Hills – Orla McHardy

Friday 20th March – Saturday 25th April ‘FOR THE HILLS’ is a solo exhibition by Orla Mc Hardy that includes new and recent animations, films and sculptural installations. The artist returned to Donegal, allowing the place to function as the main generator and backdrop to this body of work. She attempts…...

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Au Revoir Les Enfants (Goodbye, Children)

Tuesday 24th March Screening as part of The Foyle Film Festival Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 10.30am Educational Screening 8.00pm Public Screening A delicately rendered and exceptionally moving reminiscence of a boyhood friendship cut short by war. Louis Malle’s semi-autobiographical film is set in January 1944, during the German occupation of…...

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Autumns + Red Flare

Thursday 30th April 8pm Distorted Perspectives Festival 2015 Autumns Autumns is a noisey and exhilarating trip of shoegaze and garage inspired rough fuzz, full of gritty guitars and biting feedback drenched melodies. ‘Autumns are easily one of our favourite live acts from Northern Ireland. Their shows are generally compact, explosive…...

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