RCC News

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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ShopLK Youth Music Prize

We’re looking for young Donegal based musicians and music producers of all genres to enter our ShopLK Youth Music Prize competition as part of this year’s online Letterkenny St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.    ℹ️ The competition is open to anyone based in Donegal and aged 18 or under. To enter email…...

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Keep Well campaign to bring music to Care Homes

A new campaign is aiming to bring some musical joy to Donegal care homes. As part of the Government’s KEEP WELL Campaign, Donegal County Council Arts Service and the Donegal Age Friendly Programme is seeking to recruit a panel of experienced musicians, singers and entertainers to provide a series of music, song…...

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Here & Now – Write, Create & Reflect (Online Workshops for Ages 60+)

Here and Now Programme Write, Create, Reflect     𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 p𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗰𝘁 𝘂𝘀 𝗶𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗽𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗹𝗶𝘀𝘁.   The ‘Here and Now’ programme is a series of online creative workshops coordinated by the Regional Cultural Centre which…...

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