Donegal County Council

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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Donegal Library Service launches FREE delivery service

Self-isolators to get library deliveries direct to their door DONEGAL County Council Library Service has launched a new FREE delivery service for those self-isolating during the current Covid-19 restrictions.  While the doors have been closed, the library service has expanded its significant digital resources to offer as comprehensive a service…...

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Science Week 2020 with Donegal Library Service

Science Week offer some exciting events for Donegal children this year. Donegal Library Service presents an exciting programme of online events for the annual festival which takes place from 8th – 15th November in venues across Ireland. Science Week 2020’s theme is ‘Choosing our Future’ and focuses on how science…...

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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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Raphoe man spends six months cleaning up

A RAPHOE man has spent the last six months cleaning up areas around his hometown. Christy Murray voluntarily took on the mammoth task of picking up roadside litter on approaches into the town of Raphoe. The generous Raphoe man began the clean-up in March and collected a total of 4…...

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Library Service to resume on phased basis

Libraries re-open on a phased basis for Browse and Borrow Service Donegal County Council Library Service is delighted to announce a phased return of its libraries as part of the government’s roadmap to reopening society and business. Libraries in Letterkenny, Stranorlar, Buncrana, Bundoran and Gaoth Dobhair have opened their doors…...

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Ceol le Chéile virtually unstoppable with Three Little Birds

Ceol le Chéile, Donegal County Council‘s Choir of Ages, has not let current restrictions stop them singing together, virtually. The choir’s last day of rehearsal was the 6th of March and since then many members have being self-isolating at home. To keep the social aspect of the choir going, the…...

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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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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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