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An Taibhdhearc to celebrate Ireland's Harp tradition

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THE HARP, Ireland's national emblem, will be played and celebrated in An Taibhdhearc, this Sunday at 3pm, with performances by Laoise Kelly, Gráinne Hambly, Paul Dooley, Úna Ní Fhlannagáin, and Kathleen Loughnane.

Celebrating Siobhán McKenna and An Taibhdhearc's archive

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A CELEBRATION of the life and work of the much respected Galway actor Siobhán McKenna, will take place in An Taibhdhearc next week as part of the national Irish language theatre's [email protected] events.

Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering Pádhraic Ó Ciardha

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An tOireachtas announced this week that the Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one of the leading figures in the Irish language broadcasting sector in the last twenty five years, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha.

[email protected] - a major celebration for a major birthday

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AN TAIBHDHEARC, the city’s oldest theatre and the national Irish language theatre of Ireland, is about to celebrate its 90th birthday with [email protected], a star-studded show, to be directed by Maolíosa Stafford.

Irish acts at 2018 Galway Jazz Festival

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IRISH JAZZ musicians, channelling the sounds of Cuba and American hip hop, the ideas of Albert Camus, and others possessing voices that can croon with the best, are all coming to the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival.

Ó Cuív accuses Michael Ring of ‘failure’ to spend funding ‘vital to the development of rural Ireland’

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The “failure” of the Department of Rural Development to spend funding that is “vital to the development of rural Ireland” is “inexcusable”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív.

An Taibhdhearc to celebrate 90th birthday

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THIS YEAR marks the 90th birthday of An Taibhdhearc, and the National Irish Language theatre mark the occasion with performances of extracts from the theatre’s repertoire, on Friday October 26 and Saturday 27.

Coláiste Éinde, ninety years

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Coláiste Éinde was founded very shortly after the State itself was founded. The aim was to educate boys through the medium of Irish so that they would go on to St Patrick’s teacher training college, get secure employment for life, and in turn, teach a new generation of boys through Irish. It started life in Furbo House, an old house belonging to the Blake family. A domestic problem arose within the family who owned the house, so the school’s stay there was brief and they had to leave at Christmas 1930. The college was transferred to Talbot House in Talbot Street, Dublin, the following month.

TG4 documentary films Irish Coast Guard honouring Eachléim volunteers for support during search

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At a moving event in Eachléim community hall last week members of the community were surprised and emotional when they were honoured by members of the Coast Guard for their outstanding contribution supporting the search and rescue efforts for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 in March 2017 in which four crew members lost their lives.

Foghlaim Gaeilge do Bhliain na Gaeilge 125

Ar smaoinigh tú riamh Gaeilge a fhoghlaim? Is é anois an t-am é a dhéanamh. Tá Conradh na Gaeilge ag deánamh ceiliúradh 125 bliain ar an bhfód i mbliaina, 2018.

 

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