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Bertha Geddes, Presbyterian Gaeilgeoir

Date: Thurs 22 January 2015 – 30th Feb

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.


Féile Book launch West Belfast by Danny Morrison

Date: Thursday 29, January 2015

Time: Reception 7pm – Launch 7.30pm

Venue: St Mary’s University College, Falls Road

This is a story of the nationalist community & how political events from 1963 to 1973 impacted on its people & how a section of nationalism eventually came to support the IRA despite the moral opposition of the Catholic Church. It’s about the loss of innocence and covers the ’64 Divis Street riots, the Civil Rights Campaign, the Pogroms of ’69 when the British Army was deployed (again) on Irish streets, the Falls Curfew, Internment, & 1972 when almost 500 people lost their lives. Its also a love story. Guest speaker: Ronan Bennett

drawing project

Line – An Ambiguous Journey Exhibition

Date: Thurs 22 January 2015 – 6th March

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

Venue: Gerard Dillon Gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

‘Line – An Ambiguous Journey’ explores the practice of drawing on and beyond the paper source via the work of four practitioners. The works presented in this group show bring together a diverse range of explorations into the drawing process including traditional and non-traditional media. By establishing drawing as an ambiguous practice, it aims to showcase and stimulate diverse perspectives on contemporary drawing, its theories and methodologies whilst exploring perceptions of time, place, history and identity.


Exhibition Tory Island Artists

Date: Thursday 27 November, January 2015

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

Venue: Ballaí Bána gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Since the 1950s, Tory Island has been home to a small yet prolific community of artists. We are delighted to welcome a group exhibition from Tory Island, featuring King Patsy Dan Mac Ruairí.

Ó bhí na 1950ídí ann, tá cónaí ar phobal beag rafar ealaíontóirí in Oileán Thoraí. Tá lúcháir orainn fáilte a chur roimh thaispeántas grúpa as Oileán Thoraí, a áiríonn an Rí Patsy Dan Mac Ruairí.


Thoir agus Thiar Exhibition

Date: Thursday 27 November – January 2015

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

Venue: Gerard Dillon Gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

For generations, Belfast’s Irish community has drawn on the wealth of language & culture of the Donegal Gaeltacht and in recent years, the urban Gaeltacht of Belfast has offered hope to Donegal. That connection is celebrated with a ‘bilocated’ exhibition were artists will have a piece each in the Dillon Gallery in Belfast & another in An Gailearaí in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht.  We will have a video link between the two galleries so that visitors to either can get  a sense of both.


Céilí na Miosa

Date: Sunday 15 February, Dé Domhnaigh 15 Feabhra 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.

market at the mill

Market @ the Mill Conway Street

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10am – 3pm

Venue: The Mill at Conway Street

Every Saturday in the mill courtyard from 10-3. With all fresh local produce includes fruit & veg, meat, fish, bread, cupcakes and confectionery, as well as vintage collectables and 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.

What to do in Belfast

Escap3d – The ultimate real-life room escape game in Belfast

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. 

Glórnamóna 2015 programme

Irish Classes – **All levels covered**

Date:  Tues Starting 20th Jan 2015 & Wed Starting 14th Jan 2015

Time: Tue -7.00pm – 8.30pm. Wed Beginners Level 1 9.30-11am, Beginners Level 2- 6.00 – 7.30

Venues: Tues – Gaelscoil na Móna, Weds -Bunscoil an tSléibhe Dhuibh

We would like to invite you to come along and learn Irish in a fun friendly atmosphere. all our tutors are experienced and will provide  you with knowledge and skills to learn are unique warm language. £30 for 15 week course for further details contact Glór Na Móna on (028) 90 234442, Email: oifig@glornamona.com, Website: www.glornamona.com


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