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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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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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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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#BuyDonegalWeekend launches next week

#BuyDonegalWeekend will be a very timely boost to businesses in Donegal. This is according to Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Councillor Rena Donaghey, who officially launches the campaign next week. “We know this has been a very challenging year for our businesses and we really want to reach out and…...

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Heritage Council funding for Donegal projects

Conservation works to the House on the Brae in Ramelton will receive part-funding under the Heritage Council’s Community Heritage Grants scheme. THE Heritage Council has awarded €45,000 in funding to community groups around County Donegal in aid of six heritage initiatives. The funding, announced under the government’s jobs stimulus package,…...

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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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Well-known surgeon celebrates Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way

A WELL-KNOWN Donegal-based surgeon’s love of photography and poetry as led to a new publication being launched next month. Dr Michael Sugrue’s new book, Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, will be officially launched at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny on Saturday, 5th October. A labour of love compiled by Michael over…...

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Creative Coast Donegal Action Plan Launch

A NEW three-year strategy to build a strong creative and digital economy in Donegal was officially launched in the Regional Cultural Centre last week. The vision of the Strategic Action Plan for Creative Entrepreneurship 2019-2022 by Creative Coast Donegal is to build robust, confident, financially viable and collaboration-friendly businesses. Michael…...

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PLASTIC COMMISSION – OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS

Science Gallery Dublin is excited to announce that with the support of Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme, we are seeking to commission up to four artworks to be exhibited during 2020 as part of our PLASTIC national programme. PLASTIC will explore the materiality and life cycle of plastic as…...

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