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Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2022

Applications are being invited for the Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2022.  The Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2022 is offering 20 grants of €2,000 each to projects that encourage cooperation and collaboration between communities and heritage specialists, artists, culture professionals and/or creative industries to preserve, conserve, research, practice, exhibit, perform, instruct, engage, …

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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 who raises us as they …

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Emerging Curator Residency

Emerging Curator Mentorship Residency The Regional Cultural Centre and Glebe House and Gallery welcome applications from Irish-based emerging visual art curators. The programme is designed to assist in the professional development of the successful candidate by offering them valuable mentorship opportunities from leading curators, direct experience in curating professional exhibitions, and opportunities to engage with …

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Galleries With[out] Walls – Ciaran Dunbar & Steve McCollum

Galleries With[out] Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry. It aims to facilitate connections across multiple creative fields, allowing artists to experiment with innovative new formats for presenting work. In March 2021, three letters were suddenly everywhere. NFT became the talking points of evening …

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Galleries With[out] Walls – Ruth Gonsalves Moore & Úna Keane

Galleries With[out] Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry. It aims to facilitate connections across multiple creative fields, allowing artists to experiment with innovative new formats for presenting work. In March 2021, three letters were suddenly everywhere. NFT became the talking points of evening …

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Last chance to see Frank McElhinney exhibition

Frank McElhinney’s exhibition éist/èist closes this weekend. éist/èist is an exhibition by Scottish artist Frank McElhinney, consisting mainly of photographs, which reflects on the long history of migration between Ireland and Scotland, with a particular focus on the traumatic period in the middle of the nineteenth century. McElhinney is an artist who works with history …

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YARNS short film series premieres on RTÉ Culture

National broadcaster premieres new series by Donegal duo A NEW series of short films featuring songs, stories and reminiscences from five creative characters in Donegal has been premiered by Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTÉ. YARNS, directed by filmmaker Charlie Joe Doherty and folklorist Jamie McGarrigle, produced by the RCC and supported by Creartive Ireland, captures an …

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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 Centre, Derry~Londonderry. In March 2021, …

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