Tá an céad Féile na Gaeilge Glaschú ag tosú !
The first Glasgow Irish Language Festival is starting!
OÍCHE FILIOCHT / Poetry Night
Tuesday, June 14th
We are proud to jointly host , with Irish Pages literary journal (http://www.irishpages.org/) , an evening of contemporary poetry in Irish and Scottish Gaelic.
Reading their poems in Irish & English will be Gabriel Rosenstock, Máirín Uí Fhearraigh & Rody Gorman.
Gabriel is one of the best known and highly respected poets in the Irish language, Máirín is an emerging name from Gabhla/Gola - now living in Gaoth Dobhair - and Rody is a Dublin-born poet, widely published in Irish, Gaidhlig & English .
We are delighted to also welcome well-known Gaidhlig poet Niall O'Gallagher .
This FREE event will be held from 7pm - 9pm in the Stirling Room of the Mitchell Library.
AN CHEOLCHOIRM MHÓR / 'The Big Concert'. Saturday, June 18th
We are delighted to bring to Glasgow, from Gaoth Dobhair, the renowned Sean- Nós choir Cór Taobh a'Leitheid – it is sure to be a rare treat to see them in action!
Joining them on the night will be our own Ceoltóirí Chonradh na Gaeilge, the multi-prize winning Gaidhlig choir of the Glasgow Gaelic Musical Association (aka 'The GGs') and many more Glasgow Irish musicians and singers for what is set to be a great night's entertainment.
The concert is happening in Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, 2025 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1NE, starting at 7:30.
Tickets are £5 and can be obtained via this email address or calling 0141 433 9495.
OÍCHE SCANNÁIN / Film Night
Tuesday June 21st @ 7pm
Where: Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre, 6 Daisy St, G42 8JL
We will be showing ROSG's award-winning adaptation of Cré na Cille , Mairtin Ó Cadhain's famous book. The film is in Irish with subtitles.
TRATH NA gCEIST / QUIZ night
Friday June 24th @ 8pm
Where: Sharkeys Bar, Old Rutherglen Road, Gorbals
Our annual bi-lingual quiz with questions in English & Irish.