RCC News

Lúnasa makes welcome return

Lúnasa are making welcome return to Letterkenny. Irish trad heroes Lúnasa, once described as an ‘Irish music dream team’, are coming to the Regional Cultural Centre on Thursday, 14th May. Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honour of the Irish god Lugh, Lúnasa was formed in 1997 from…...

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Donegal Connect Wins Gold at LAMA Awards

Donegal Connect wins ‘Best Tourism Initiative’ at the All Ireland Community & Council Awards Ceremony. Pictured receiving the award are Garry Martin, Director of Service, Donegal County Council, Trish Hegarty, Inis Communications, Joan Crawford, Fáilte Ireland, Mary Daly, Donegal Tourism, Leas Cathaoirleach Cllr Niamh Kennedy, Cllr Michael Anglim, Chairperson LAMA…...

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Martin Harley brings top class blues to RCC

Martin Harley is a supremely talented artist with a burgeoning global reputation. On Thursday, 26th March the singer songwriter and acoustic roots and blues guitarist will be performing at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Live at Southern Ground follows on from Martin’s five previously acclaimed albums, most recently Mojo Fix…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 – Do you have a proposal?

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 -National day of youthful creativity- Do you have a proposal? Creative Ireland Donegal is seeking proposals from creatives, practitioners and organisations with suggestions from young people across the county as to what they may like to do for Cruinniú na n Óg 2020. Can you help…...

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WATCH: Pioneering jazz harpist Alina Bzhezhinska for RCC

Jazz harpist Alina Bzhezhinska and her quartet take to the RCC stage this Saturday, 15th February. The pioneering jazz harpist brings a new perspective to this supposedly dainty instrument and this weekend, the RCC is delighted to host this latest tour presented by Music Network. If you think the harp…...

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Your Library – Take a Closer Look

A NEW national advertising campaign is asking everyone to take a closer look at what their local authority library has to offer. Donegal County Library Service and all public libraries around the country are joining in the campaign, which is running for the next four weeks across radio, cinema, TV…...

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John Soffe exhibits Letterkenny Trad Week (2014-2019) Collection

John Soffe offers an insight into the first five years of Letterkenny Trad Week.   Over the past five years John Soffe has documented Letterkenny Trad Week and in our sixth year, we are delighted to host an exhibition of these photos during and after the event. John is a…...

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Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme funding opportunities

Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme offers funding opportunities Applications are being invited for the Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2020 administered by Donegal County Council. The Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2020 is offering 15 grants of €2,000 each to projects that encourage cooperation and collaboration between…...

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Navá – Exciting Irish Persian ensemble for Trad Week

Navá, an exciting Irish Persian ensemble, is coming to Letterkenny The group will be performing in the RCC on Friday, 24th January as part of the sixth annual Letterkenny Trad Week, presented in association with An Grianán Theatre. Navá is a group of young musicians exploring the relationship between the…...

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Letterkenny Trad Week features international acts

THE annual Letterkenny Trad Week, which takes place again in January 2020, will host quartet of Galician and Irish artists who have made a massive contribution to music, in both local and international arenas. Over the past ten years Anxo Lorenzo (gaita/whistles), Jim Murray (guitar), Dónal O’Connor (fiddle) and Jack…...

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