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Poetry Event: Gearoid MacLochlainn @ HOME

Sunday 10 April, 4pm. at HOME, Manchester

HOME Manchester welcome Belfast-based poet Gearóid Mac Lochlainn for a bilingual Irish and English reading of his poems. This event will include a selection of poems that link with the themes and ideas behind the film I Am Belfast also showing at HOME. The event is accessible to all, with or without Irish language.
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Book Launch: 'Working Class Manchester to Irish Academia' by Labhrás O Nualláin

Tuesday 22 March, 8pm. at St Kentigerns Social Club, Hart Road, Fallowfield, Manchester

Launch event for the autobiography of Labhrás O Nualláin, a Mancunian, born of Irish parents, who fulfilled his childhood dream as a second generation Irishman to return to Ireland and play his part the newborn Irish nation state.
Labhrás' daughter Niamh Ó Dochartaigh will give a short talk followed by Q&A

Seachtain Na Gaeilge: Short films

Tuesday 15 March, 8-9pm. at St Kentigerns Social Club, Hart Road, Fallowfield, Manchester

Date for your diary - St Kents will be showing a couple of Irish Language short films on March 15th to get you warmed up for the St Patrick's celebrations.
Films TBC

Seachtain Na Gaeilge: Irish Language Taster Sessions

Saturday 12 March

Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

As part of our celebrations for Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Langauge Week)

Call in for a free introductory Irish language lesson.
Absolute beginners and those returning to the language are all welcome.
Two sessions: 1.45 until 2.30pm and 3.00 until 3.45 pm
Further details from Pat McGuinness on 0161 225 0645.

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