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West Ocean String Quartet

Thursday October 20, 2022
Show Date & Time:
Thursday October 20, 8:00pm
Ticket Price:

€18 / €15

Booking fee:

€1 Per Ticket

The RCC looks forward to hosting the West Ocean String Quartet featuring Lynda O’Connor!

Lynda O’Connor is known one of the greatest Irish violinists of her generation with an international career as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral leader. Lynda is filling in for Seamus McGuire who is recovering from a shoulder injury. The whole RCC team wishes Seamus a speedy recovery!

In November 1999, The West Ocean String Quartet set sail on what has become an endlessly fascinating journey of experimentation and collaboration, of seeking out other ways, of finding our own voice. Along the way, they have shared stages and studios with some of the very finest – Christy Moore, Liam O’Flynn, Stephen Rea, Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Matt Molloy, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Brian Kennedy and Eimear Quinn. Core to the journey has been the weaving of the quartet’s own tapestry, striving for ways to communicate through composing and arranging and producing what they believe in. A quadruple marriage over more than two decades is no dull jaunt.

For Atlantic Edge, the quartet’s fifth album, rather than the emphasis being predominantly on newly-composed music, they have embraced traditional music from or about the west of Ireland. The seemingly endless store of inexplicably beautiful airs and robust dance music from along the Atlantic edge underlines how landscape shapes humans, and vice versa. The two become inextricable, interdependent, and when artists seek to express themselves it’s inevitable that something of that sense of place appears. Airs and tunes of love and exile and home and longing and heartbreak.

“A musical odyssey to soothe and stimulate the imagination”. Siobhan Long, Irish Times


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Box Office

The main box office for RCC concerts and events is located at An Grianán Theatre, Port Road, Letterkenny Tel: (074) 912 0777


You can book online for most of our events. Just click on the Book Online link for your chosen event and follow the instructions.

In Person

Call into An Grianán Theatre Box Office during opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

There is a €1 booking fee per ticket. These booking fees are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for credit.

We offer concessionary rate to students, over 65s, under 18s, unemployed and registered disabled. Current ID is essential to avail of these concessions. Concessions may not be available for some shows.

By Phone

Call An Grianán Theatre Box Office on Tel (074) 912 0777 (Dial 1 for Box Office).
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

VISA, Mastercard and Laser cards are accepted.

There is a €1 booking fee per ticket. These booking fees are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for credit.

E Tickets

We are now using electronic tickets. When you book you will be emailed a link to an electronic ticket. This can be presented on your phone for scanning on arrival at the venue. Alternately you can choose to download and print your ticket at home. Just be sure to have the QR code clearly visible for scanning



Terms & Conditions

  1. Latecomers may only be admitted until a suitable break in the performance at the discretion of management.
  2. Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
  3. Use of flash photography and recording equipment is not permitted. 
  4. Management reserves the right to make essential changes to the cast or programme without prior notice.
  5. Management reserves the right to cancel any performance without prior notice. In this event tickets may be exchanged or refunded to the face value only from the original point of sale.
  6. Ticket holders enter the venue at their own risk and assume all responsibility for their property.
  7. Food may not be consumed in the auditorium.
  8. For safety reasons, buggies or carrycots are not permitted in the auditorium..


We strongly advise allowing ample time to find a parking space and to be mindful that traffic can be extremely heavy in Letterkenny particularly on Thursday and Friday evenings and weekends.

Our car park is located to the rear of An Grianán Theatre and has room for approximately 70 cars. It is free of charge.

After 6pm there is no parking fee for using the main street.


The Regional Cultural Centre is dedicated to being accessible to all members of the community. We very much welcome bookings from people with disabilities, both from individuals and groups. Please let us know about your requirements at the time of booking.