Regional Cultural Centre

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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RCC to stream Bealtaine at Home launch event

Ireland’s national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age, Bealtaine Festival, will be celebrated from home next month. Age & Opportunity’s 2021 festival’s edition, Bealtaine at Home, will celebrate In(ter)dependence as its theme. In County Donegal the festival, now in its 24th year, will be kicked off with…...

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Seisiún Fan sa Bhaile with Letterkenny Trad Week 2021

Letterkenny Trad Week is bringing you a host of top class singers, musicians and dancers this January, 18th to 30th. While our annual festival of traditional, folk and world music may not be taking place in its usual form, we still wanted to mark 2021 and celebrate our rich heritage…...

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RCC presents online Christmas feast

RCC has full line-up of free entertainment in-store this Christmas THE Regional Cultural Centre has lined up an extensive free programme of musical events to keep you entertained in the lead-up and over the Christmas holidays. As the nation still awaits the return of live events, the RCC brings you…...

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Fiachna Ó Braonáin – In Conversation with RCC SOUNDS

Fiachna Ó Braonáin can only be described as one of the champions of the Irish music scene. The Late Date on RTÉ Radio 1 host and member of Hothouse Flowers caught up with RCC SOUNDS for an in-depth chat on life behind the radio mic and being creative during lockdown.…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg turns kitchens and living rooms into hive of activity

Cruinniú na nÓg turned kitchens and living rooms into a hive of activity for the national day of youthful creativity last weekend. Cruinniú na nÓg, the flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth plan, took place last Saturday (13 June) in living rooms and kitchens throughout Donegal and…...

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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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Little John Nee – Virtual Artist-in-Residence – April 2020

RCC commissions first ever Virtual Artist-in-Residence   New series aimed to support Irish artists from multiple during disciplines during Coronavirus crisis   THE Regional Cultural Centre has commissioned its first ever virtual artist-in-residence in a bid to support Irish artists during the Coronavirus crisis. On Thursday, 26th March, the RCC…...

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‘Home is where the Art is’ Challenge launched

Seán McGranaghan (11) from Stranorlar got busy drawing for the ‘Home is where the Art is’ Challenge at the weekend. Photos: Margaret Martin HUNDREDS of children around Donegal and the world are participating in an online arts challenge launched to encourage children to be creative while confined to their homes.…...

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