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Breabach

Breabach – Concert

Date: Saturday 30th May

Time: 8:00pm

Venue:  An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

On May 30th young Scots supergroup Breabach return to Gaelic soil, taking to the stage of An Chultúrlann after a successful European tour. Their latest album, ‘Ùrlar’ has been widely acclaimed and has seen the band in demand around the world. The haunting strains of twin bagpipes have become a defining signature of Breabach – a chiming herald of Scottish folk being embraced by a new generation. The energetic 5 piece deliver a thrilling and unique brand of contemporary folk music and those who have seen their live show will see why the group has earned international recognition on the world and roots music scene as one of the most dynamic and influential bands.

A gig not to be missed! Tickets £10

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Seán Ó hÉanaigh – Concert

Date: Friday 29 May

Time: 8:00pm – 10.00pm

Venue:  An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Seán has been playing and composing music since he was young. He was a member of well-known Galway band Roudledum, which played throughout the west in the 80s. He then formed the band Éinniú in 1990 and they released an album of the same name in 1992 on the Cló Iar-Chonnacht label (CIC). The album featured mainly Seán’s own compositions, many of which became Irish-language hits, including the popular song ‘Conamara’. ‘The Tides that Bind / Fánaíocht’ is his first album since then. As well as being a musician, Seán is also a broadcaster, and Head of Programmes at RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. He co-presents Sruth na Maoile with Scottish musician Mary Ann Kennedy, a show which has been on air for 20 years and features the best in folk and traditional music from Scotland and Ireland.

Aon-Teanga

Aon Teanga’ – Ruth Keggin, Eoin Ó Ceannabháin, Mary Ann Kennedy

Date: Monday 25 May

Time: 8:00pm

Venue:  An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

In a season of song, one of the highlights on the Cultúrlann programme will be the launch of the ‘Aon Teanga’ CD on 25 May. Aon Teanga is the culmination of a year’s work by Manx singer Ruth Keggin who has earned an international reputation for her singing and her devotion to recovering songs in her native language.  She is joined on this album by Mary Ann Kennedy, who is the Scottish voice in the ‘Sruth na Maoile’ programme on Raidió na Gaeltachta and also by Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin of a famous Conamara sean nós dynasty. The Gaelic traditions of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man reunited.

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Colin Glen Forest Park & Multisports + SKYTrek

Date: Every Day

Time: 9am – 5pm

Venue: Colin Glen Forest Park & SkyTrek

Colin Glen Forest Park is a beautiful wooded glen located in the northwest of Belfast City in the heart of the Belfast Hills. Visitors  enjoy beautiful woodland walks, adventurous outdoor activities and superb leisure facilities with an unparalleled view over Belfast from a height! Its Activity Centre has an ever increasing portfolio of Outdoor Activities ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy.  SKYTrek – is Ireland’s premier high & Low ropes activity centre including Climbing Wall & Challenges, Zip Lines & Fan Descender. Colin Glen Multisports The most unique sports complex. A fantastic 9 hole golf course, 16 bay floodlit Driving Range & golf lessons from PGA professional Peter Martin.

Cumann Óige na bhFál

Cumann Óige na bhFál Exhibition Launch

Date: Monday 2 March Dé Luain 2 Márta

Time: 7:00pm then  Luan – Aoine: 9rn – 5in  Satharn & Domhnach: 11rn – 4in Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Venue: Ballaí Bána gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Cumann Óige na bhFál, an Irish Language Youth Club, meet each Monday in Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich. Activities such as arts and music are to the fore in the programme set out by the leaders.

This is an exhibition of artwork created by the members of Cumann Óige na bhFál from reclaimed materials. On display in the Ballaí Bána gallery until 3 April. Refreshments served.

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Bertha Geddes, Presbyterian Gaeilgeoir

Date: Thurs 10 March  – 24th March 2015

Time: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Venue: Ballaí Bána gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Bertha Russell Geddes was born in 1905 was from a long line of devout north Down Presbyterians. While teaching in Percy St. primary school on the Shankill, Bertha went to the Ardscoil at the bottom of the Falls Road and started learning Irish and travelling to Rann na Feirste. She often told of “secret meetings” of Irish speakers in the back of shops on the Newtownards Road, & set up an Irish circle in Holywood that exists to this day. When the IRA ceasefire was announced, she insisted on going up to the Culturlann to chat freely as Gaeilge.

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Céilí na Miosa

Date: Sunday 17 May, Dé Domhnaigh 17 Bealtaine 2015

Time: 8pm

Venue: An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Cost: £6 admission, supper included, Cost: £6 suipéar san áireamh

Cultúrlann are delighted to present another season of Céilithe at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich. Their céilí is suitable for dancers at all levels of experience. Máire, our céilí caller, is always on hand to guide beginners through the steps. 

Our music is always live and supper is served at the interval! Don’t forget the free session music every Saturday in the Bia Café in the Cultúrlann.

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Market @ the Mill Conway Street

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10am – 3pm

Venue: The Mill at Conway Street

Every Saturday in the mill courtyard 10-3. With all fresh local produce includes fruit & veg, meat, fish, bread, cupcakes & confectionery, as well as vintage collectables & arts & crafts items, all made in Belfast. Plenty of free parking and onsite licensed restaurant, what more could you want for a day out?

The Mill Conway Street won the award for “Best Use of Heritage in Regeneration” at the prestigious Regeneration and Renewal Awards. The project repaired and restored the former flax spinning mill into a centre for social enterprise and community-led regeneration of the area.

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Date: Every Day

Time: Mon -Wed & Sat :09:40 – 19:00 Thu:16:15 – 20:30 Fri & Sun:12:20 – 19:00

Venue: The Cutts, Dunmurry, Belfast BT17 9HU  Escap3d.com  Phone: 07549 493504

You are in a room. The door is locked. The time is running out. You have to get out of there. You know that the room can help you; it has everything you need to figure out the code. And it’s not a computer game. It’s real. But how? Where to start? Your team has 1 hour to escape the room. Can you do it? The first real-life room escape game in Belfast. 

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