Sullivan Upper pupils wear an Irish language badge on their blazers.
95% of Northern Ireland place names are derived from the Irish language.
The largest Gaelic speaking region is in Scotland where the majority of speakers are from the Protestant tradition.
The Royal Irish Regiment’s motto, ‘Faugh a Ballagh' is taken from Irish and means ‘clear the way’.
We offer classes at beginners, lower intermediate and upper intermediate levels.
Please ring us if you are unsure which class will suit you best.
Turas facilitates weekly set dancing classes - click here
for information, an Irish language singing class and periodic music and arts events. Turning the lamps down at Turas is a traditional music session held on the second
Friday of every month 8.00pm to late.
Click on the event you are interested in for further information:
Turas provides workshops and talks on the historic links between Protestants and the Irish language, as well as discussions around the relevance of the language in present-day society. The project also facilitates periodic talks on a range of other topics related to language and culture. For details, please contact Linda.
Turas project leader Linda Ervine can be contacted on mobile 0782 4348 988