Learning to ‘punch above their weight’ as virus raged

THE Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny is not the building, the RCC is the people. The biblical quote came to mind as Jeremy Howard, Acting Manager of the multi-disciplinary arts facility, took time this week to reflect back on a unique year. “It’s been strange alright but we’re finishing the year in a strong enough […]

Culture, Wellbeing and the Creative Society

Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht with Juliyah Deane, Joseph Mc Cabe and Aaliyah McGhee at the announcement of the Music Capital Scheme. Creative Ireland is the Government’s Legacy Programme for Ireland 2016 – a five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which places creativity at the centre of public policy. It […]

Earagail Arts Festival opens

Donegal’s finest folk export, The Henry Girls will present ‘The Boswell Tea Party’ as part of this year’s Earagail Arts Festival. The Boswell Tea Party takes place on Thursday, 6th July at 8pm on the Village Green, Malin Town. Photo: Simon Alleyne The 29th Earagail Arts Festival opens this Tuesday, with an extended 20-day programme […]

Earagail Arts Festival highlights

Earagail Arts Festival is a 20- day celebration of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus, comedy and dance. Now in its 29th year, the festival runs from Tuesday, 4th – Sunday 23rd July and is one of the flagship Donegal events along the Wild Atlantic Way. This year’s programme has something for everyone, from […]