Earagail Arts Festival Opening Event
“Donegal Photo Album” Exhibition
Donegal County Museum
Friday, 10th July at 7.00pm
Moya O’Doherty, Donegal Person of the Year 2015
Clr. Ciaran Brogan, Chair Person of Donegal County Council, Seamus Neely, Chief Executive of Donegal County Council and Trish Lambe, Curator of the Gallery of Photography.
This is an exhibition of family photographs from the personal collection of Altan founder-member Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, of the famed Ó Maonaigh Family, Cois Cladaigh, Gaoth Dobhair. The photographs provide an insight into the life of musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and the vibrant Donegal Gaeltacht traditional music scene. This is the exhibition’s first showing in Donegal. It has been jointly curated by The Gallery of Photography, Dublin and Donegal County Museum.