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Galleries With[out] Walls – Ruth Gonsalves Moore & Úna Keane

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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Watch: New short film series YARNS

A NEW series of short films produced by the RCC with the support of Creative Ireland’s Creativity in Older Age Programme features songs, stories and reminiscences from five creative characters in Donegal. Directed by filmmaker Charlie Joe Doherty and folklorist Jamie McGarrigle, YARNS captures an eclectic group of older creatives…...

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Last chance to see Frank McElhinney exhibition

Frank McElhinney’s exhibition éist/èist closes this weekend. éist/èist is an exhibition by Scottish artist Frank McElhinney, consisting mainly of photographs, which reflects on the long history of migration between Ireland and Scotland, with a particular focus on the traumatic period in the middle of the nineteenth century. McElhinney is an…...

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YARNS short film series premieres on RTÉ Culture

National broadcaster premieres new series by Donegal duo A NEW series of short films featuring songs, stories and reminiscences from five creative characters in Donegal has been premiered by Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTÉ. YARNS, directed by filmmaker Charlie Joe Doherty and folklorist Jamie McGarrigle, produced by the RCC and supported…...

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Galleries With[out] Walls – Vol 1 – Opens this Weekend

New programme aims to find new formats for presenting work A NEW programme aiming to allow artists to experiment with innovative new formats for presenting work opens in Letterkenny this weekend. Galleries Without Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve…...

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Fir Bolg inspire RESONATE artists-in-residence

New music based on medieval mythological Fir Bolg recorded in live performance TWO Irish artists delved into the world of medieval Irish mythology for a recent collaboration which has been recorded at Regional Cultural Centre. Philip Christie (O Emperor, The Bonk) and Ronan Kealy (Junior Brother) this month recorded works…...

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Donegal County Council Artists‘ Bursary Scheme 2021

THE Donegal County Council Artists‘ Bursary Scheme 2021 welcomes applications from individual professional artists of all disciplines for assistance towards arts projects which are on-going or proposed. The scheme, which is funded by the council and Arts Council Ireland, is designed to support individual artists at any stage of their…...

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Errigal-inspired audio visual performance to premiere with Notions

An experimental documentary on Errigal Mountain from the 1970s has provided the backdrop for new music created by two Donegal artists. Aengus Friel and Peadar Coll recently joined forces for a residency at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. The final result was a 30-minute audience visual experience which was performed…...

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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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