On behalf of Gaelphobal and the local branch of Conradh na Gaeilge I would like to sincerely thank all those who donated money or helped with the National Collection at the Chapel gates during St. Patrick’s day Masses. A special thank you to our young Irish speakers who helped out this year.
Over one hundred attended the local launch of Seachtain na Gaeilge in Strabane Community Library organised by Máirtín Ó Maolmhuaidh, Irish Language Development Officer for Gaelphobal. Attendees enjoyed displays by Gaelscoil children and Holy Cross students on Irish Folklore, History and Art.
Gaelphobal celebrated the launch of Irish language Year 2013 on Monday 31st Dec in the Gaelphobal Centre. Families, learners and teachers gathered to hear Gaelphobal Chairperson, Seán Ó Daimhín, outline the Irish language activities being planned for Bliain na Gaeilge 2013.
Ríoghnach Devine, Aisling and Orlaith McElroy took centre stage, in front of dozens of well wishers and dignitaries as they each chaired and shared proceeding during the official opening of the Gaelphobal Irish language Centre in Strabane on Friday, 11th March.