RCC News

Mark Geary – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Mark Geary had just arrived back at his home in Co Kildare from a tour of Switzerland when the world locked down in March. Since then the affable Dublin singer/songwriter has not left his Cellbridge home (apart from performing on the Concert4Cancer in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation last…...

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Raphoe man spends six months cleaning up

A RAPHOE man has spent the last six months cleaning up areas around his hometown. Christy Murray voluntarily took on the mammoth task of picking up roadside litter on approaches into the town of Raphoe. The generous Raphoe man began the clean-up in March and collected a total of 4…...

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Online ‘TWIN SESSION’ attracts over 10,000 viewers from across Germany & Ireland

Over 10,000 people from across Ireland and Germany tuned in to hear the RCCs ‘TWIN SESSION’ with Letterkenny’s twin town Rudolstadt last Saturday evening.   The two-hour concert featured an eclectic range of musicians from both Ireland and Germany and streamed from Letterkenny Irish Pub in the beautiful German town of…...

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Library Service to resume on phased basis

Libraries re-open on a phased basis for Browse and Borrow Service Donegal County Council Library Service is delighted to announce a phased return of its libraries as part of the government’s roadmap to reopening society and business. Libraries in Letterkenny, Stranorlar, Buncrana, Bundoran and Gaoth Dobhair have opened their doors…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg turns kitchens and living rooms into hive of activity

Cruinniú na nÓg turned kitchens and living rooms into a hive of activity for the national day of youthful creativity last weekend. Cruinniú na nÓg, the flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth plan, took place last Saturday (13 June) in living rooms and kitchens throughout Donegal and…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 – Donegal, celebrate with us

Cruinniú na nÓg, Ireland’s national day of free creativity for children and young people The RCC presents Alone Together Mini Music Festival in association with The Loft Letterkenny who are also doing a GIVEAWAY on Facebook and Instagram today for two €50 Shop LK Vouchers to mark the occasion. Teaming…...

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Alone Together Mini Music Festival 2020 is here

Mini online festival celebrates youth and creativity ACTS chosen by young people from across Donegal feature in a mini online music festival celebrating Cruinniú na nÓg this weekend. Alone Together, takes place on Ireland’s national day of free creativity for children and young people, Saturday, 13th June. Presented by the…...

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Percent for Art Commission – N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan – €60,000

This public art commission is funded by the TII as part of the N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Road Scheme. As detailed in the Further Information, appended to the end of this brief, Kilmacrennan and its environs have a strong connection with St. Colmcille. The commissioners request that the central theme…...

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Echoes of the Decade History Project – Take Part!

Reach out to your family and become an amateur historian from home. The Echoes of the Decade Project by Donegal County Museum and Donegal County Archives is running an online history Project while Covid 19 restrictions are in place. This project is part of the Donegal County Archives (Peace IV)…...

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Ceol le Chéile virtually unstoppable with Three Little Birds

Ceol le Chéile, Donegal County Council‘s Choir of Ages, has not let current restrictions stop them singing together, virtually. The choir’s last day of rehearsal was the 6th of March and since then many members have being self-isolating at home. To keep the social aspect of the choir going, the…...

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