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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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Re:Work – RCC & Glebe Gallery Commission New Electronic Music Work

The Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and the Glebe House and Gallery, Gartan are delighted to announce the commissioning of a new musical work by electronica artist and composer Ryan Vail. The piece of music will re-imagine Benjamin Britton’s 1962 Donegal inspired ‘A Hymn for St. Columba’, originally commissioned and dedicated…...

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Open call for RESONATE: Music Network Artist Residencies

Deadline: Thursday 24 June 2021, 2pm glór | Ionad Cultúrtha | National Opera House | Triskel Arts Centre | The Dock | Regional Cultural Centre Professional musicians with a strong track record in music performance are invited to apply for one of six new artist residencies. RESONATE: Music Network Artist…...

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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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Donegal Film Office Short Film Bursary Award 2021

Donegal Film Office Short Film Bursary Award 2021   Donegal Film Office has secured funding from Creative Ireland to launch the first Short Film Bursary Award in Donegal. The Donegal Film Office Short Film Bursary is a creative response to showcase the talent in Donegal. A grant of €10,000 will…...

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Borders as Embodied Sites – Artist Talk

Borders As Embodied Sites /Online Artist Talk Image: The Yellow Line – Photographer Helen Sloan.   Webinar will take place on Saturday 12th June at 5pm UTC +1 (Irish Standard Time). Free Event   Registration Essential at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/borders-as-embodies-sites-artist-talk-tickets-152363811261   Presented by Bbeyond Belfast and Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny Co.Donegal Artists…...

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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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Fairtrade Art Challenge – Share Your Vision of the World You Want

Choose a fairer world… Choose respect, choose to fight climate change, choose opportunity for all. Choose empowering women, choose farming with care, choose wildlife thriving, choose fairer pay for all. Choose change. Choose action. Choose the world you want. Choose Fairtrade. With Fairtrade you have the power to change the…...

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