RCC News

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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Minecraft opens new online door for exhibitions

Ground-breaking Minecraft Exhibition this May Our doors may be closed, but we continue to serve the community MODERN gaming technology has allowed us to team up with our next Virtual Artist-in-Residence, Joe Fahy, to present a gallery experience like no one has seen before, thanks to the hugely popular game…...

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RCC ONLINE: Our Spring 2020 Programme is underway

Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny presents its first ever online programme Supported by Donegal County Council & Arts Council Ireland THE doors of the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny may be closed, but behind the scenes staff has been working on numerous initiatives to lift people’s spirits, have fun, inspire and all…...

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Award winning sculptor Redmond Herrity becomes RCC Virtual Artist-in-Residence

The RCC is delighted to welcome artist Redmond Herrity as one of our Virtual Artist-in-Residence. As part of his month long residency Redmond will document the process of creating 3 small pieces that will be auctioned each Friday with all proceeds donated to Chef Aid Letterkenny.   ChefAid Letterkenny are…...

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