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*

Máirtín Ó Gacháin

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Máirtín Ó Gacháin – Timire Taistil i dTír Eoghain
This is a radio programme that FODC Irish Language Development Officer Kevin Goodwin made about Máirtín Ó Gacháin (Martin Gaughan) a travelling teacher with Conradh na Gaeilge (The Gaelic League).  He came from Co Mayo to Dromore in 1904 where he taught and promoted the Irish language for four years.

Click here to see English and Irish subtitles for this recording.


Keeping in touch BnaG

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

Classes for Spring /Summer 2019

Irish Language Classes are available through a range of levels in both Enniskillen Castle and the Strule Arts Centre.

Enniskillen Castle 

Thursday Evenings 7.30 pm- 9.30 pm 

Cost £20.00 /£15.00 conc

Class dates:

11 April, 18 April, 25 April, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 June, 13 June


Strule Arts Centre 

Wednesday Evenings 8.00 pm- 9.00 pm 

Cost £20.00/£15.00 conc

Class dates:

24 April, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 June, 12 June


Upcoming Events

Oíche Amhránaíochta /Singing in Irish night

Thursday 11 April, 7.30 pm 

£3.00 Strule Arts Centre

Singing in Irish Workshop by Úna Ní Fhlannagáin

Songs performed by Ceoltóirí na hÓmaí

Open Mic- Songs in any Language.

To book click here 


Oíche Drámaíochta /Irish Drama Night

Thursday 23 may 7.30 pm 

Free, Strule Arts Centre 

Night of Drama with local adult Irish Language drama group Aisteoirí na hÓmaí, Gaelscoil na gCrann, Scoil na mBraithre Críostaí and Irish song and dance with local artists.

To book click here



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)


File Type Size Date
Irish Language Events Programme 2018 2019 pdf 5 MB 10th December 2018
Video: Irish Classes and Activities - Irish version mp4 18 MB 20th April 2018