‘We were grounded but it’s time to fly again’

A DONEGAL aerial dancer has been flying high since coming through the London School of Contemporary Dance. Chantal McCormick, from Ballybofey, is the founder of Fidget Feet, an aerial circus performance company. For the past decade, Chantal and her team have been coming to Donegal each summer with their Irish Aerial Dance Festival. From Today, […]

Live stream to be highlight of Letterkenny Trad Week

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh has visited all four corners of the globe over the past thirty-five years with Irish folk music band Altan. At times, holidays back in West Donegal were less frequent than she would have liked due to a busy touring calendar. However, since the outbreak of the pandemic last March Mairéad has spent […]

Local views sought on cultural quarter project

A SERIES of brightly coloured graphics will start popping up on the pavements of Letterkenny over the next two weeks. The ‘breadcrumbs’ form the first step in an ambitious project which is looking to reconnect the three cultural institutions in the town, namely Donegal County Museum, An Grianán Theatre and the Regional Cultural Centre. Banner […]

Sharon takes you back to 1989

Music spanning three decades from legendary musician An Grianán Theatre is delighted to welcome one of the biggest names in Irish trad to cross over into popular music for the upcoming sixth annual Letterkenny Trad Week (19th to 26th January). Legendary button accordion player Sharon Shannon will be closing the 2020 festival at the Letterkenny […]

Real life NARCOS to swoop on Letterkenny

TWO Drug Enforcement Agents (DEA) who inspired the hit Netflix show NARCOS are to speak in Letterkenny later this year. ‘NARCOS – An Evening of Conversation’ features real life DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena. Born in Texas, Pena joined the US DEA in 1984. Four years later the Retired Special Agent in Charge […]

Colin Murphy – Bald Ambition Tour comes to Letterkenny

Celebrating 25 years still standing up, comedian Colin Murphy comes back to Letterkenny for one night only to An Grianan theatre, on 24th February. On TV he is best known for his role as resident panellist on the award winning BBC 1 show The Blame Game and RTE’s The Panel and, of course, the legendary cult surreal clip show Blizzard […]