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One Day Irish, Ulster Scots and Scots Gaelic Festival to Take Place in Strule Arts Centre

23rd January 2020

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s annual Irish, Ulster Scots and Scots Gaelic festival will take place in Strule Arts Centre on Saturday 15 February 2020. 

This all-day event begins at 10:00 am with language courses in Irish and Scots Gaelic.  The language courses will offer Irish classes for participants at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels while a native speaker will lead the Scots Gaelic course, which caters for all levels of learners.  The language courses will run from 10.00 am until 3:00 pm.

At 3:30 pm a free workshop in Scottish and Irish ceilidh dancing will give participants the opportunity to learn two dances from each tradition.  These dances will be featured at the Ceilidh which will take place the same evening at 8 pm in Strule Arts Centre. 

Music for the ceilidh will be provided by the Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band. Both Irish and Scottish dances will feature as part of the ceilidh along with songs in Irish and Scots Gaelic among other party pieces.

Tickets for the language courses cost £5 while concert tickets are priced at £8 (£5 concession). Tickets for both events can be purchased on line at www.struleartscentre.co.uk or by telephoning the Strule Arts Centre box office at 028 82247831.

For further information on this event or any of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s Irish language events, please contact the Council by e-mail at culture@fermanaghomagh.com or by telephone at 028 82247831.

Beidh féile bhliantúil na Gaeilge, Gaidhlig agus Ultaise de chuid Chomhairle Fhear Manach agus na hÓmaí ar siúl in Ionad Ealaíne na Sruthaile Dé Sathairn 15 Feabhra 2020.

Tosaíonn an fhéile lae seo le ranganna teanga sa Ghaeilge agus sa Ghaidhlig.  Beidh ranganna ar fáil sa Ghaeilge do fhoghlaimeoirí ag bun, meán agus ard leibéal agus beidh rang Gaidhlig ar fáil do fhoghlaimeoirí ag gach leibhéal.  Beidh na ranganna ar siúl ó 10:00 am go dtí 3:00 pm le sos lón ó 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Beidh ceardlann damhsa Gaelach/Albanach saor in aisce ar siúl ar a trí a chlog ina mbeidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe dá dhamhsa ón dá thraidisiún a fhoghlaim.  Beidh na damhsaí seo mar pháirt de na himeachtaí a bheas ar siúl ag an cheilidh an oíche sin in Ionad Ealaíne ns Sruthaile ar a 8 i.n. 

Is é The Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band a chuireas ceol ar fáil do na damhsaí agus beidh amhránaithe Gaeilge agus Gaidhlig i measc na ngníomhaíochtaí eile a bheas mar pháirt den Cheilidh.

Ticéid ar fáil do na ranganna teanga ar £5 agus don cheilidh £8/£5 (lacáiste) ó Oifig na dTicéad ach glaoch ar 028 82247831 nó ar líne ag www.struleartscentre.co.uk.

Le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais a fháil faoin fhéile seo nó imeachtaí Gaeilge ar bith de chuid na Comhairle téigh i dteagmháil linn ar r-phost ag culture@fermanaghomagh.com nó glaoigh orainn ag an uimhir 028 82247831.