Thursday, 17 April 2008

Ródseó na Gaeilge

…de la Strabane Chronicle:

Ródseó na Gaeilge is out on the road again during April 2008. An initiative developed and implemented by the Irish language umbrella group, Pobal, the Ródseó uses the Arts, especially music, to help promote the spoken Irish language.

Sponsored by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Ródseó consists of two parts: a workshop aimed at young people during the day in a local Irish medium school or cultural centre.; then a concert, that is open to all, is held that night. The tickets for the concerts are only £8 per adult, £4 per child, with special rates for family tickets or school groups.

"The Ródseó first started in 2004 with six concerts but has since gone from strength to strength year on year," said Liam Stone, Arts Development Officer with Pobal…

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