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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:

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:

Wednesday 12 February 2014

St Patrick's Day Crossword Competition. CCE Mheiriceá Thuaidh


St Patrick’s Day Crossword Puzzle  Competition, Irish Language

North American Province, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Submission deadline 7 April 2014

First Prize:     $300
Second Prize: $200
Third Prize:    $100

Prizes will be announced at the North American Convention in Parsippany, NJ, 24 – 27 April 2014.

Sponsored by Glór na nGael

Make Submissions via email to Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh

or send hardcopies to

Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh
2526 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 7T1

Prizes will be announced at the North American Convention in Parsippany, NJ, 24 – 27 April 2014.



Puzzles may be made on line for free.

A complete puzzle with up to 20 words can be made in minutes.

To download the puzzle, the website asks you to install new software on you computer.  You do not have to do this.  Instead, you can:

1.        Transcribe the puzzle from the screen; or
2.       Use the “Print Screen” function on your keyboard.



Comórtas Chrosfhocal Lá ‘le Pádraig
as Gaeilge
Cúige Mheiriceá Thuaidh, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Céad Áit:  $300
Dara hÁit: $200
Triú hÁit:  $100

Spriocdháta iarratais: 7 Aibreann 2014

Fógrófar buaiteoirí ag Comhdháil Mheiriceá Thuaidh i bParsippany, Geansaí Nua, 24 – 27 Aib 2014.

Urraithe ag Glór na nGael,

Cuir Iarratais go:Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh

nó seol cóipeanna crua go

Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh
2526 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 7T1

Bogearraí faoi choinne déanamh crosfhocail saor in aisce.  Féach ar threoracha thíos.

Friday 7 February 2014

Celtic Chair Lecture Series - Ottawa University

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature of the University of  Ottawa presents the Celtic Chair Lecture Series. 

"Irish Chaplains in World War I"

by Niall Keogh, PhD. (Limerick)

Thursday, 13 February, 7:30pm
University of Ottawa, FAUTEUX HALL, Room 147B. Lecture will be in English.

For more information contact Paul W. Birt

You could join the TEG classes afterward and discuss the topic in Irish!

TEG classes are at University of Ottawa, Rm DMS 3105.

Sunday 2 February 2014

La Gaeilge February Event

When: Saturday, 15th February, 2014

Classes Schedule: 09:00 am to 04:00 pm 

Where: Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, 194 Fourth Avenue (corner of Percy and Fourth, in the Glebe).

Cost: $25, includes lunch, tea/coffee and snacks. Muffins for those who missed breakfast!

Caint ague Comhra invites you to a La Gaeilge series of classes, on Saturday, 15th Febuary. All levels welcome!

To register, please contact Toni Forsythe.

Please note that the registration for courses starts at 08:30 and classes begin at 09:00.

This La Gaeilge event is sponsored by:

Also on this Saturday (15 February), the 
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann - Ottawa Branch hosts the monthly ceili in the Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, starting at 08:00 pm. If you wish, you could attend the ceili. Members $10, non-members $15, children under 12- free.
Until next time / Go dtí an chéad uair eile!