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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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Children’s bicycle for best Recipes for Disasters submission

Celebrating Young People & Creativity Our doors may be closed, but we’re still serving the community AS WE begin another month under restrictions, the Regional Cultural Centre continues to bring you lots of exciting initiatives, and even a chance to win a children’s bicycle, courtesy of Burrito Loco. Our friends…...

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Slow Place Like Home produces Audio Visual Special

Our doors may be closed, but we’re still serving the community IT’S AN exciting weekend as our RCC SOUNDS community mixtape gets its first audio visual edition and the first poet takes over the RCC Curated Content Instagram page recently lauded by Arts Council Ireland. Virtual Artist-in-Residence, Declan Devlincontinues to…...

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A Letterkenny portrait by Declan Devlin and BANYAH’s RCC Sounds

THIS week we introduced our social media followers to the latest artist to join our Virtual Artist-in-Residence programme, Declan Devlin. The Letterkenny photographer has already shown some of his work, and we’re excited to see the final results of this residency. Fellow May RCC Virtual Artist-in-Residence, Maura Logue had a…...

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#LockdownRathmullan Film Project

As we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel, how have you all been coping with the Lockdown? We’re thrilled to partner with Rathmullan Film Festival for #LockdownRathmullan – a film project that will capture how the community in Rathmullan Donegal experienced this difficult, but historically important,…...

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Donegal goes online with World Class Culture this Weekend

Donegal can look forward to a packed schedule of online events this May Bank Holiday Weekend. We have teamed up with The Minecraft Gallery and RCC Virtual Artist-in-Residence Joe Fahy to present a ground-breaking group exhibition which opens tomorrow (Friday); Three Lough Swilly-based poets celebrate Poetry Day with us and,…...

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ALL KIDS: COVID-19 Time Capsule / Taisceadán Todhchaí

✍️ FOR ALL KIDS: In many years to come we hope for Donegal County Museum and Donegal County Archives to have a great collection documenting how we were feeling and reacting to these uncertain COVID-19 days. Have a think about filling one of these COVID Time Capsule sheets with your children…...

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Chef Aid Letterkenny auction, poetry readings & new residencies

Redmond’s last auction and introducing our newest Virtual Artist-in-Residence BIDDING begins today on the last of three sculptures to be created in aid of Chef Aid Letterkenny by RCC Virtual Artist-in-Residence Redmond Herrity. We also introduce our newest artist, Maura Logue. The auctions of Ramelton-based sculptor Redmond Herrity’s piece have…...

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Poetry Day with Lake of Eyes (Online) Reading

Poetry Day marked by three Lough Swilly-based artists with a live online reading. On Friday, 1st May, at 8pm Emily S Cooper, Denise Blake and Aodán McCardle will feature in the Lake of Eyes Reading. The three poets featured were busy organising a live poetry in Ramelton before COVID-19 struck.…...

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Children: LISTEN to Malachy’s amazing Story & CREATE inspired artworks with illustrator Kim.

Spring into Storytime is a national initiative running across all libraries during April and May 2020 and is part of the Right to Read programme. Throughout Spring into Storytime, Donegal Libraries along with special guests will deliver storytelling sessions aimed at families to help reinforce the importance of reading at…...

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