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Culture Night 2014

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Culture Night 2014 Letterkenny County Donegal

6.00pm – 11.00pm Friday 19th September

Culture Night provides a terrific opportunity for families to sample aspects of Irish Culture and Heritage. This extraordinary night of cultural festivities has grown each year since its inception in 2006 with inspiring commitment from local authorities, cultural organisations and participants throughout the country. There is a diverse... Read more.

Project

Image of wild stag in Donegal.

To get to the heart of the Irish experience, go for a first hand perspective on the culture, history and craic among the locals with a cultural immersion program.

You can learn how to speak Gaelic, play an instrument or conduct archeology... Read more.

Image of a girl lying in grass and a man with a black sheep around his shoulders in front of a thatched cottage and misty mountains

Designing Donegal - Sheila Clancy O'Donnell

My Name is Sheila Clancy O'Donnell. I hail from Albany, New York and now live in Donegal with my husband and two children. I love living here and have recently developed the exciting new... Read more.

Place

Image of the Rose Window, Holy Family Church, Ardara.

One of the most outstanding (and possibly little known) attractions in Ardara is the Evie Hone window in the Holy Family Church.  

Hone was an internationally renowned Dublin born painter and stained glass artist who studied under Walter... Read more.

Image of the Glebe Gallery, A two story red bricked building

The Glebe house and gallery are situated just outside of Letterkenny in the village of Churchill.  The house, originally a Church of Ireland Rectory, was the home of landscape and portrait painter Derek Hill from 1954. 

Hill (1916 – 2000)... Read more.