Turas na bhFilí: Cultural exchange between Irish and Scottish Gaelic poets, musicians & singers

 Date: Wednesday, 17th of April 2013
A Night of Poetry & Entertainment
Venue: Áras Inis Gluaire, Béal an Mhuirthead, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Time: 8:30i.n.


Bilingual poetry reading with the Scottish Gaelic poets Meg Bateman, & Gillebrìde Mac Ille Mhaoil along with the local poet Caitlín Ní Chonghóile


Allan Henderson from Scotland (Fiddle), Joe Byrne (Flute) Sineag Nic an t-Saoir (Scottish Gaelic Songs) & Síle Uí Mhongáin (sean-nós)

MC: Máirtín Mac Donnchadha, Former RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta presenter

Other local poets, musicians, singers & dancer are welcome to join us on the night

Admission is free refreshments served

Everybody Welcome

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Date: Thursday, 18th of April 2013
A Night of Poetry & Entertainment
Venue: Óstán Oileán Acla
Time: 8:30pm


Bilingual poetry reading with the Scottish poets Meg Bateman, & Gillebrìde Mac Ille Mhaoil along with the poet Art Ó Súilleabháin


Sineag Nic an t-Saoir (Scottish Gaelic Songs) Allan Henderson from Scotland (Fiddle), & Julie Ní Longáin (fiddle)
MC: Seán Mhaidhcí Ó Gallchobhair

Other local poets, musicians, singers & dancer are welcome to join us on the night

Admission is free refreshments served

Everybody Welcome


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Date: Friday, 19th of April 2013
Annual Bilingual Poetry Competition: Comórtas Filíochta an Choirnéil Eoghain Uí Néill
Venue: Cois Teallaigh, 46 Sráid Chill Dara, Baile Átha cliath 2
Time: 8:00pm

Bilingual poetry reading Meg Bateman, Gillebrìde MacIlleMhaoil & Gabriel Rosenstock along with poetry reading from individuals who reach the shortlist for the poetry competition

Judges: Meg Bateman &Gabriel Rosenstock

Allan Henderson (Scottish fiddler), Sineag Nic an t-Saoir (Scottish Gaelic singing)

MC: Alan Titley


Bilingual event Scottish Gaelic & Irish
Admission is free refreshments served

For further information on this years tour: http://www.gaelport.com/turas-na-bhFili

Turas na bhFilí: Cultural exchange between Irish and Scottish Gaelic poets, musicians & singers