RCC News

RESONATE: Patrick Stefan Groenland & Navá selected for RCC Residency

RESONATE 2022 Irish-Dutch singer and guitarist Patrick Stefan Groenland will join forces with the excellent group Navá at Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny to create new songs with Irish, Persian & African folk influences. With a shared a love of global music, the artists will look to build on recent, successful…...

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Music Network announces an open call for RESONATE, six new artist residencies in venues around Ireland

Professional musicians performing in a range of genres are invited to apply for Music Network’s RESONATE artist residency programme in partnership with glór, Ionad Cultúrtha, The National Opera House, Triskel Arts Centre, The Dock and Regional Cultural Centre   Wednesday 6 April 2022: Music Network is inviting professional musicians with…...

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PREMIERE: Donegal & Colmcille-inspired Ryan Vail Commission

A NEW Donegal-inspired composition by an award-winning Irish electronica artist and composer celebrating Colmcille premieres online this afternoon (Thursday), 7th April. Ryan Vail was invited by the Regional Cultural Centre (RCC), Letterkenny and Glebe House & Gallery, Churchill to create a new piece of music that would re-imagine Benjamin Britton’s…...

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Rachel Botha is inaugural Early-Career Curator-in-Residence

Photo by Dónal Talbot Rachel Botha has been selected as the inaugural Early-Career Curator-in-Residence for the RCC and Glebe House & Gallery. We are absolutely delighted to announced that Rachel will be working closely with the RCC and Glebe Gallery over the next year, developing a multi-venue exhibition in conjunction…...

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Trad Week in Letterkenny set for June

THE NEW dates for Letterkenny’s annual celebration of Irish traditional, folk and world music have been set for June Bank Holiday Weekend. Rescheduled from its usual January dates, Letterkenny Trad Week 2022 will be held from Wednesday 1st June to Sunday 5th June. Presented by the Regional Cultural Centre (RCC)…...

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Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2022

Applications are being invited for the Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2022.  The Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2022 is offering 20 grants of €2,000 each to projects that encourage cooperation and collaboration between communities and heritage specialists, artists, culture professionals and/or creative industries to preserve, conserve, research,…...

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New children’s picture book inspired by grandmother

A Letterkenny-based artist and writer has just published a new children’s picture book inspired by her grandmother. Granny Makes Me Grumpy, written and illustrated Letterkenny-based by Karolina Olchowska, is a new picture book which consists of English and Polish versions. The new book is about accepting and loving the person…...

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Emerging Curator Residency

Emerging Curator Mentorship Residency The Regional Cultural Centre and Glebe House and Gallery welcome applications from Irish-based emerging visual art curators. The programme is designed to assist in the professional development of the successful candidate by offering them valuable mentorship opportunities from leading curators, direct experience in curating professional exhibitions,…...

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Beannachtaí an tSéasúir, Season’s Greetings 2021

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year THE Regional Cultural Centre closes its doors on Saturday, 18th December, at 5pm and will reopen to the public again on Tuesday, 4th January 2020 at 9.30am. On behalf of everyone at the RCC, we would…...

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Galleries With[out] Walls – Ciaran Dunbar & Steve McCollum

Galleries With[out] Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry. It aims to facilitate connections across multiple creative fields, allowing artists to experiment with innovative new formats for presenting work. In March 2021, three letters were suddenly everywhere. NFT became…...

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