Irish classes and activities
Irish Language Classes and Activities
The programme of Irish Language events, organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, includes Irish language classes catering for all levels of learners; sean-nós and set dancing classes dancing; talks and discussions; music sessions; concerts and festivals; singing in Irish workshops, plus lots more.
The programme of Irish language events and activities is available to download from the related files panel on this web page.
*A version of the above video is available to view in Irish from the Related Files section*
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Irish Language e-newsletter
If you would like to sign up to our Irish language e-newsletter, which is monthly, please sign up by clicking here.
Irish Language Round Table meetings
If you are involved with a local Irish language group and would like to receive information on our Irish language round table meetings (informal networking and information sessions), please sign up by clicking here.
Alternatively, for further information, please contact us on 0300 303 1777 or at email@example.com
Classes for Autumn /Winter 2019
Irish Language Classes are available through a range of levels in both Enniskillen Castle and the Strule Arts Centre.
Ranganna Fómhair 2019
Tá ranganna Gaeilge ar fáil ag leibhéil éagsúla i gCaisleán Inis Ceithleann agus Ionad Ealaíon na Sruthla.
Thursday Evenings 7.30 pm- 9.30 pm
Cost £25.00 /£20.00 conc
Class dates: 19 September, 26 September, 3 October, 10 October, 17 October, 24 October, 7 November, 14 November, 21 November, 28 November
Caisleán Inis Ceithleann
Oíche Déardaoin 7.30 -9.30 i.n.
Táille £25.00 /£20.00
Dátaí: 19 Meán Fómhair, 26 Meán Fómhair, 3 Deireadh Fómhair, 10 Deireadh Fómhair, 17 Deireadh Fómhair, 24 Deireadh Fómhair, 7 Mí na Samhna, 14 Mí na Samhna, 21 Mí na Samhna, 28 Mí na Samhna
To register online for classes in Enniskillen Castle click here
alternatively there will be a registration evening in Enniskillen Castle on Thursday 12 September 7.30 -8.30 pm
Strule Arts Centre
Wednesday Evenings 8.00 pm- 9.00 pm
Cost £25.00/£20.00 conc
Class dates: 11 September, 18 September, 25 September, 2 October, 9 October, 16 October, 23 October, 30 October, 6 November, 13 November, 20 November, 27 November
Ionad Ealaíon na Sruthla
Oíche Céadaoin 8.00 i.n. -9.00 i.n.
Táille £25.00 /£20.00
Dátaí: 11 Meán Fómhair, 18 Meán Fómhair, 25 Meán Fómhair, 2 Deireadh Fómhair, 9 Deireadh Fómhair, 16 Deireadh Fómhair, 23 Deireadh Fómhair, 30 Deireadh Fómhair, 6 Mí na Samhna, 13 Mí na Samhna, 20 Mí na Samhna, 27 Mí na Samhna
Sean-nós and Set dancing Classes
£25.00/£20.00 concession 6pm – 7pm
Solo and two-handed forms of Irish dancing. Sociable activity, great for physical fitness and lifting the mind.
Singing in Irish
£20.00/£15.00 Concession 7pm – 8pm
Sing well known songs in Irish in a group setting. Sociable activity and a great way to learn Irish.
Book online here or Box Office 028 82 247 831
Irish in the Community
Irish language classes run through FODC’s Irish in the Community Scheme
Ederney, Monday 7 – 8 beginners; 8 – 9:30 improvers – GAA Club House
Trillick, Wednesday 8 – 9:30 beginners and improvers – Fr Matt Hall.
Knocks, Thursday nights from 10 Oct 8:30 class for beginners and improvers – Knock’s Community Hall
Enniskillen GFC, Friday nights – Gaels Club House
Lisnaskea, Friday 6 pm GCSE class, 7:30 – 8 Beginners, 8 – 9 improvers – Bunscoil An Traonaigh
Concert Featuring Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh with Donal O’ Connor and Gerry O’ Beirne
Thursday 19 September, 7.30 pm
£10.00 Strule Arts Centre
Auditorium, Music, Traditional. Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh is an award-winning traditional singer and musician from Corca Dhuibhne, Co.Kerry. A leading exponent of the sean nós style, her repertoire also includes songs from a wide variety of folk and contemporary sources. “One of the earthiest and most distinctive voices, not just in traditional circles, but anywhere” – The Irish Times. Donal Ó Connor and Gerry O’ Beirne are both well know multi-instrumentalists in the world of traditional music. For more information visit Strule Arts Centre or contact the Box Office on 028 82247831
To book click here https://struleartscentre.co.uk/show/muireann-nic-amhlaoibh-singer-with-donal-oconnor-gerry-obeirne/
An Ghaeilge in Uachtar – Uncovering Ulster’s Irish language heritage
Saturday 21 September 1.30 pm
Free | Enniskillen Castle
Cuan Ó Seireadáin and Cuisle Mic Liam speak about the ongoing heritage project examining the history, heritage and legacy of Conradh na Gaeilge.
Irish Language Bursaries
Bursaries from Fermanagh & Omagh District Council are available to support attendance at Gaeltacht courses. They are available for young people aged 12-18, adults aged 18+ and for families with at least one adult and one child.
Please note that applications for bursaries are now closed for 2019/20. Information for applications for 2020/21 will be available online in January 2020.
Sonraí teagmhála Contact Details
If you would like to communicate with Fermanagh and Omagh District Council through Irish please contact the officers listed below on 0300 303 1777 (calls charged at local rate);
Kevin Goodwin, Irish Language Development Officer
Fiona Crudden, Good Relations Officer (Minority Communities, Language and Culture)
There is also a direct Irish Language voicemail service: 0288 225 6214 (calls charged at local rate)