News Archive 2007-2015

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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The Quiet Man

Wednesday 20th May, 2.00pm Director: John Ford / USA / 1952 / 129 minutes / Certificate : G Cast : John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald After a long and profitable career as a boxer, Irish-born American Sean Thornton returns to his home village to settle down and…...

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Screenwriting for Beginners

CALLING ALL DREAMERS, WRITERS, STORY TELLERS, FILM BUFFS IN DONEGAL AND DERRY. Do you want to write a film script? Starts April 11th 2015 every Saturday 1- 4.00pm for 6 weeks. Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Cost: €99 or £70. All levels Welcome. Call 085-1471631 to book or email missjones@eircom.net...

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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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Ulrich Schnauss (live) + Nat Urazmetova (visuals) + Support

Friday 1st May 8pm Distorted Perspectives Festival 2015 Ulrich Schnauss (live) + Nat Urazmetova (visuals) Ulrich Schnauss has been known to veer from techno to drum and bass via electronica, his music combines multilayered synthesizers with beats and ethereal vocals, serving as an aural escape route from the trappings of…...

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