news and upcoming events


Classes: Summer break

Tuesday 19th July

Classes will finish for the summer on Tuesday 19th July

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 12th July, 9pm. at St Kentigerns Social Club, Hart Road, Fallowfield, Manchester

The groups AGM will take place @ 9pm after classes finish. All class attendees or friends of the group are welcome to attend but only members are allowed to vote or stand for office.

Photographs: Gearoid MacLochlainn @ HOME

Follow this link to see a few photographs from the I Am Belfast poetry event featuring Gearóid Mac Lochlainn at HOME Manchester recently. Thanks to all who attended.

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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