Arts Council announces over 500,000 in funding for Donegal initiatives

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Seven organisations and venues in Donegal are to share over 500,000 euro in arts council finding this year.

The highest allocation of 170 euro goes to the Earagail Arts Festival, which receives 170,000 euro and the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny, which receives 120,000.

Other recipients include An Grianan Theatre in Letterkenny, the Balor Theatre and Arts Centre in Ballybofey and the Donegal Fiddlers.

Donegal County Council receives just over 68,000 euro for its own arts programme.

The funding is on a par with last year, and County Arts Officer Traolach O'Fionnan says that's significant............