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Am-chlár 2018
Timetable for Irish Language events in 2018

For tickets and more information:
email or 
write to Christy Evans (Coláiste na nGael) at 14 Chelmsford Rd, Shenfield, Essex CM15 8RQ.

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April 2018

Irish language trip to the First World War Battles

Irish speakers in Britain are interested in organising an event that marks the end of the First World War in a way appropriate to our culture and traditions.

We are organiing an Irish language tour of the battlesfields in April 2018. We are asking people to express their interest so that we can gauge the likely size of the gathering.
Further details ...


6th-8th April 2018

Intensive residential Irish Course. Knuston Hall, Northants,

Book directly with Knuston Hall.

Knuston Hall
NN29 7EU

tel: 01604 362 200


Irish language classes at Hammersmith Irish Centre.

Contact: ancolaiste@aol.coms


Tickets for these events are available from Tickets sell out early, especially for residential events, so book well in advance.

If you want an event to come to your area, let us know, and help us make the event happen.

Do Theanga, Do Rogha - Glac Leis agus Bígí Linn!



October 2017

Knuston Hall, Northants.
Cúrsa: An Ghaeilge - Comhrá agus ag Caint. Dr. Kaarina Hollo,

June 2017

The Fleadh Cheoil na Breataine, St Alban's. Three days of Irish music, story-telling and Irish classes.

May/June 2017

Irish Course at Dún Chaoin, County Kerry

February 2017

Lá Gaelach, Milton Keynes Irish Centre.

February 2017

Coláiste na nGael - Gibraltar

Friendly Irish language classes in Gibralter. Our comfortable hotel was situated in a quiet location, looking over the sea directly to the often snow-capped mountains of Morocco. As well as Irish classes, there was a wide range of optional excursions around Gibralter.

January 2017

Professor Alan Titley
Lá Gaelach, near Liverpool Street Station, London.

December 2016

Knuston Hall, Northants.
Cúrsa: An Ghaeilge - Comhrá agus ag Caint. Dr. Kaarina Hollo,

September 2016

Tintern Abbey, Wales
Irish language weekend in Tintern - a beautiful river valley near Chepstow in Wales. Comfortable accommodation, Irish classes and lovely scenery.

April/May 2016

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Irish weekend with Fran O' Boyle in Shrewsbury. Scenic drive to the Frongoch Memorial.

Easter (March) 2016


Easter 2016 - a special time in the life of our nation. We arranged an Irish-language trip to Dublin so that we could take part in the celebrations:

There were commerations by Conradh na Gaeilge, Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann and the GAA.There were parades, rallies and large public gatherings,as well as concerts, plays and lectures with an 'Easter' theme,

In addition, we arranged Irish-language tours of Kilmainham and St Edna's School and we visited Gleann Dá Loch.

See our our photos of the occasion in the Gallery

January 2016

British Museum, London
Tour of the new 'Celts' exhibition at the British Museum. Met at noon in 'The Museum Tavern', opposite the British Museum.

February 2016

Milton Keynes Irish Centre
Irish Language Day at the Milton Keynes Irish Centre.

November 2015

Knuston Hall, Northamptonshire
Advanced conversational course with Dr Kaariha Hollo .

November 2015

Hammersmith Irish Centre
Professor Alan Titley discussing his new translation 'The Dirty Dust'/Cré na Cille.

June 2015

Coláiste, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth.

March 2015

Milton Keynes Irish Centre, Irish Day

Oct 2014

Irish Conversation Course, Northants
July 2014 Picnic sa Pháirc, Hyde Park, London
 March - May 2014 Seachtain na Gaeilge 2014
October 2013 Coláiste na nGael Gathering in Gloucester. Memorial weekend for Richard Schofield, our former colleague, who died

June 2013 Aylesford Priory in Kent

April 2013 Spain, April 2013

September 2012

I gCoiscéimeanna Phádraig, Coláiste Gaeilge i Somerset. Uphill, Somerset.

May 2012

Intensive Irish Language Course, Stoke Rochford Hall, Leicestershire.

March 2012

Lá Gaelach, Harold Hill, Essex.


February 2012

Iceland Gullfoss Iceland

Christy took a small group of fit people to see the glaciers, geysers, hot springs and Northern Lights. Iceland has a rich Irish heritage and the group visited many of the places of early Irish settlement.

 [ Archive of events in 2011]

If you want an event to come to your area, let us know, and help us make the event happen.

Do Theanga, Do Rogha - Glac Leis agus Bígí Linn!