Féile Ealaíne an Earagail continues on TG4 tonight

A NEW performance-driven series bringing the best of music from Donegal is shining a light on the county, surrounding areas and its leading summer event. Féile Ealaíne an Earagail combines highlights of seven concerts recorded in front of lives audiences at An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny as part of Earagail Arts Festival in the summer of […]

Music fans in for a treat in the New Year

The New Year gets off to a flying start for music lovers on TG4 with a new performance driven music series bringing the best of music from Donegal and the surrounding areas to our screens. Set to hit our televisions on Sunday, January 8, Féile Ealaíne na hEaragaile on TG4 combines highlights of seven concerts […]

Gaoth Dobhair musician nominated for three awards

CATHAL Ó Curráin, a traditional musician and singer from Gaoth Dobhair, has received three nominations in the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2022. The awards ceremony celebrates the very best in folk music in Ireland from the past year. Cathal was nominated for ‘Best Traditional Folk Track’, ‘Best Folk Singer’ and ‘Emerging Artist’. The nominations come […]

Singer teams up with Arranmore student for music video

LETTERKENNY school teacher and well known musician Bri Carr has teamed up with an Arranmore secondary school student to record a music video. The single ‘White Noise’ was released to mark World Autism Awareness Day. Bri penned the song two years ago and decided to collaborate with 16-year-old Eoghan Bonner, a talented artist who has […]

Music, chat and more at Ulster Scots night

A night of chat, music and more is promised at Monreagh Community Hall, Carrigans, on Wednesday night. It’s “A Night of Ulster Scots” and it features several special guests, including poet and storyteller Ian McCracken, musicians Stuart Buchanan and Martin McGinley, and the ‘flaxman’ himself, Colm Clarke. It starts at 7pm, and all are welcome. […]

‘The whole uncertainty is the hardest thing to take’

TANYA McCole says that nothing compares to a live audience. During the past 18 months of limited contact, the Ardara singer and her colleagues have had to find other ways to connect with listeners while the usual options for live performances have been suspended. Later this month, Tanya will perform live at Rathmullan House as […]

Donegal Talent Showcased Globally in Culture Ireland Covid-19 Initiative

Donegal musician, Diane Cannon, was selected to participate in Ireland Performs, the Department’s Culture Ireland initiative with Facebook Ireland that supports Irish artists to perform live to a global audience. Over 120,000 people tuned in to the first week of Ireland Performs and the series will continue for several more weeks. Diane Cannon performed on […]

Host of new acts announced for Sea Sessions Festival

JUST when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Sea Sessions has added a host of acts to the line up for Ireland’s biggest beach party. Jax Jones, The Magician, Wild Youth, Hermitage Green, Sugarhill Gang with Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio, Le Boom, Jerry Fish, Bitch Falcon, Trojan Sound System, DJ Hype, Boots and […]