Regional Cultural Centre

PREMIERE: Donegal & Colmcille-inspired Ryan Vail Commission

A NEW Donegal-inspired composition by an award-winning Irish electronica artist and composer celebrating Colmcille premieres online this afternoon (Thursday), 7th April. Ryan Vail was invited by the Regional Cultural Centre (RCC), Letterkenny and Glebe House & Gallery, Churchill to create a new piece of music that would re-imagine Benjamin Britton’s…...

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Rachel Botha is inaugural Early-Career Curator-in-Residence

Photo by Dónal Talbot Rachel Botha has been selected as the inaugural Early-Career Curator-in-Residence for the RCC and Glebe House & Gallery. We are absolutely delighted to announced that Rachel will be working closely with the RCC and Glebe Gallery over the next year, developing a multi-venue exhibition in conjunction…...

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Trad Week in Letterkenny set for June

THE NEW dates for Letterkenny’s annual celebration of Irish traditional, folk and world music have been set for June Bank Holiday Weekend. Rescheduled from its usual January dates, Letterkenny Trad Week 2022 will be held from Wednesday 1st June to Sunday 5th June. Presented by the Regional Cultural Centre (RCC)…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2022 – Have your say!

A young girl enjoying an online baking workshop at home during Cruinniú na nÓg 2021. Credit: Paul McGuckin A FREE day of creativity is taking place on Saturday June 11th and we want the children and young people of Donegal to help us shape what events take place locally. Have…...

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New children’s picture book inspired by grandmother

A Letterkenny-based artist and writer has just published a new children’s picture book inspired by her grandmother. Granny Makes Me Grumpy, written and illustrated Letterkenny-based by Karolina Olchowska, is a new picture book which consists of English and Polish versions. The new book is about accepting and loving the person…...

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Beannachtaí an tSéasúir, Season’s Greetings 2021

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year THE Regional Cultural Centre closes its doors on Saturday, 18th December, at 5pm and will reopen to the public again on Tuesday, 4th January 2020 at 9.30am. On behalf of everyone at the RCC, we would…...

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Watch: New short film series YARNS

A NEW series of short films produced by the RCC with the support of Creative Ireland’s Creativity in Older Age Programme features songs, stories and reminiscences from five creative characters in Donegal. Directed by filmmaker Charlie Joe Doherty and folklorist Jamie McGarrigle, YARNS captures an eclectic group of older creatives…...

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Galleries With[out] Walls – Vol 1 – Opens this Weekend

New programme aims to find new formats for presenting work A NEW programme aiming to allow artists to experiment with innovative new formats for presenting work opens in Letterkenny this weekend. Galleries Without Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve…...

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Culture Night Donegal Highlights

Donegal County Council Culture Division will present its 13th annual programme of events for Culture Night tomorrow (Friday), 17th September. This exceptional night of cultural festivities takes place once per year as part of a national celebration of arts, heritage, and culture, with events being hosted across the county. Download…...

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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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