In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Oisín Furlong (Thumper, Anamoe Drive) – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Oisín Furlong has been reminded by this year of why he makes music – the love of it! Oisín Furlong, best known as the frontman of Dublin noise-pop group Thumper, is no stranger to Letterkenny and Donegal, having previously performed at the RCC, and other events such as Swell Music…...

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RuthAnne – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

RuthAnne will ‘Remember This’ year for many reasons. RuthAnne is a successful Irish songwriter and producer who has worked with some of the biggest names in pop music, but in recent times has also carved out a career as an artist in her own right. Despite the worldwide pandemic, RuthAnne…...

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The Darkling Air – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

The Darkling Air are on ‘Late Late’ high for 2020 The Darkling Air have endured a year of highs and lows, but 2020 is very much closing on a positive note for the duo. On Friday night, 27th November, Ireland will be glued to the annual highlight that is RTÉ’s…...

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Rory & The Island – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Rory & The Island is finishing the year on a high. Rory & The Island has just released a brand new single hitting airwaves at home and abroad, continues to lift spirits online… and has big ‘Revs’ news to share! This has been a tough year for the whole world,…...

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Kate O’Callaghan – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Kate O’Callaghan is capturing history in music Kate O’Callaghan continues to develop a musical project inspired by her Dublin great-grand aunt and her involvement in a significant time in Irish history. The Inishowen-based singer is one the artists to have received support under Donegal County Council’s recent Artists’ Bursary Scheme.…...

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Daoirí Farrell – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Daoirí Farrell has been lifting people’s spirits A throwback to the folk-singing greats of old, with a modern flair, Dublin singer Daoirí Farrell has won over fans all across the world with his charm, storytelling and incredible talent, including a sold-out performance during Letterkenny Trad Week 2019. With a musical…...

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Sibéal – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Sibéal captured the heart of the nation in 2020. Sibéal captured the heart of the nation this summer, but many people in Donegal may not be aware of her close ties to the county. Known mainly by her first name, the talented young singer from the Ráth Chairn Gaeltacht in…...

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Michael Gillespie – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Michael Gillespie’s new venture as a solo artist was just coming into full swing when the coronavirus pandemic hit the world. But a year on, this month, since the release of his self-produced debut album, All versions of the Truth, the Donegal Town man hasn’t let this hold him back…...

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Caitlín Nic Gabhann – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Caitlín Nic Gabhann is bringing the Irish concertina to fans across the globe. Renowned Gaoth Dobhair-based Meath musician and dancer Caitlín Nic Gabhann has recently added an advanced course to her already hugely popular website, www.irishconcertinalessons.com When she is not spending quality time with husband Ciarán Ó Maonaigh (Fidil, Na…...

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Finbarr Doherty – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Finbarr Doherty has said ‘goodbye’ to 21 songs. Inishowen singer/songwriter Finbarr Doherty has just released his third album featuring 21 songs written over a span of 25 years. The album’s title, Chapel Street to Somerville, is a reflection of that time, marking the Carndonagh street Finbarr lived on when he…...

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