Friday, 4 September 2009

Lá Mór i Nua Eabhrac / Granda Tago en Novjorko la Comhdháil Aontas Gael-Mheiriceánach:

October 10, 2009, 2pm: New York: Walking tour of lower Manhattan featuring points of interest to the Irish language in the city. Hosted by Daithí MacLochlainn. Meet at South Street Seaport Museum, 19 Front Street. Free, but there is an entrance fee for those interested in going into the museum. Tour lasts about 2 to 3 hours.

October 10, 2009, 7pm: New York: The Irish Language and Equality in the North of Ireland, Glucksman Ireland House at New York University, One Washington Mews. Featured speaker: Belfast solicitor Michael Flanigan will discuss his recent High Court challenge to the 1737 Administration of Justice (Ireland) Act, which prohibits the use of Irish in the court system, as well as other equality issues facing the Irish-speaking community in the North. With special guests: Domhnall O'Cathain of the Brehon Law Society, Mike Breen, Director of
Mary's Gift Irish Language Foundation, and a special message from Pobal, the Belfast-based umbrella organization for Irish language groups in the North. Co-sponsored by the Brehon Law Society. Free and open to the public.

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