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ISLAND Arts’ ‘Poem a Day’ Seachtain na Gaeilge / Irish Language Week Festival

ISLAND Arts’ ‘Poem a Day’ Seachtain na Gaeilge / Irish Language Week Festival

March 9, 2021

Funded by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council’s Good Relations Programme, ISLAND Arts has partnered with ‘Seachtain na Gaeilge 2021,’ to showcase Irish Language Week. This annual, international festival aims to raise awareness of the linguistic heritage of the Irish language through a programme of cultural activities for everyone, from 1 - 17 March.

From Wed 10 - Tues 16 Mar at 9am each day, ISLAND Arts will feature favourite poems spoken in Irish, delivered by members of our local community via ISLAND Arts’ social media platforms below. English and Irish Translations of the poems can be accessed via the links below.

In the meantime, make sure to subscribe to ISLAND Arts’ social media channels and use the hashtag #SnaG21​, for the latest festival updates!

‘Dóchas’ le Séamus Ó hAodha..

In Irish

In English

‘Faoiseamh A Gheobhadsa’ le Máirtín Ó Díreáin

In Irish

In English

Cnag ar an doras

In Irish

In English

Humptaí Dumptaí

In Irish

In English

Filleadh ar an gCathair

In Irish

In English

Leictreachas Statach

In Irish

In English

Caoineadh na hAislinge

In Irish

In English

Sneachta

In Irish

In English

Teidí Beag Álainn

In Irish

In English

Téir Abhaile Riú

In Irish

In English

A haon, a dó, a trí...

In Irish

In English

#SnaG21​ #ISLANDArts​ #gaelic​ #gaeilge​ #focail​ #focal​ #irishlanguage​ #learnirish​ #irishwords