Welcome to the blog of the Ottawa Irish Arts. We are a branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCE). CCE is an international organization dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of traditional Irish music, dance, language and culture.
The Ottawa Branch was founded in 1975.
Welcome - Failte Romhat!
When the translation is provided submissions to the blog will be published in both English and Irish. Please send submissions to the webmaster address shown at the very top of the blog. Please visit us often. This blog is the companion of the Ottawa Comhaltas website: http://www.ottawacomhaltas.com/
Beidh poist a fhoilsiú i mBéarla agus i nGaeilge nuair is féidir. Tabhair cuairt orainn go minic. Is é seo an blag an compánach an láithreán gréasáin Comhaltas Ottawa: http://www.ottawacomhaltas.com/
When: 10-16 of August, 2014 Where: Tamworth/ Erisnville, Ontario
The Summer Gaeltacht Immersion Week coming up, 10 – 16 August. As part of the immersion week, They are running for the first time an Irish Language Teachers’ Workshop on Friday, 15 August. The workshop will be run by Colette Nic Aodh, an experienced Irish language teacher and poet, and one of three teachers participating in our Irish immersion week this year.
The workshop runs all day Friday from 9:00 to 4:00. The fee for the day is $30 (each session, morning and afternoon is $10.00 each and lunch is $10.00)
Additional information about the language immersion week is provided below in case you feel that you might like to come for the whole week.
Please respond to me directly if you are interested in attending. I hope many of you can make it. If you don’t have any camping equipment, don’t let stop you, we have extra tents and sleeping bags...
IRISH: THE LANGUAGE WE SPEAK
GAELTACHT IMMERSION IN CANADA
WHAT: Week Long Intensive Irish Language Course (5 levels)
Cultural Workshops: Singing (Sean Nós and other), Dancing (Sean Nós, Set, Céilí), Sports (Gaelic Football, Hurling), Art (Knotwork, Jewelry), Poetry and Writing, History, Music (Bodhrán, Fiddle), Dráma
Campfires, Story Telling, Field Trips, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Concert, Banquet, Céilí
AN GHAEILGE: ÁR dTEANGA FÉIN TUMADH GAELTACHTA i gCEANADA