Free

Lá na Gaeilge: Irish Language Day

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Glucksman Ireland House

1 Washington Mews

New York, NY 10003

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

Discover the Irish language in a program designed for learners of all levels, led by Paul Ferris, Hilary Mhic Suibhne, Pádraig Ó Cearúill, and Lorcán Burns.

About the Instructors:

Paul Ferris is an alumnus of Glucksman Ireland House's MA Program. He has been an Irish language instructor for NYU's Speaking Freely program and at Drew University in Madison, NJ. Paul studied Irish at An Acadamh in County Galway and Oideas Gael in County Donegal, and is a former member of the executive board of the North American Association of Celtic Language Teachers.

Born in Limerick, Hilary Mhic Shuibhne has been active in the regional Irish language community since moving to the U.S. in the mid-90’s. She currently teaches Irish language to undergraduates in NYU Irish Studies Program. Having earned her Bachelor’s in Commerce from University College Dublin and trained as a Graphic Designer, Hilary completed her Masters in Irish and Irish-American Studies at NYU.

A native of Gaoth Dobhair, County Donegal, Pádraig Ó Cearúill grew up with Irish as his first language. After earning his Bachelor’s degree in Irish Language and History and completing graduate studies in Education at Trinity College, Dublin, Padraig came to New York University in 1995 where he became the Irish Language Lecturer for Glucksman Ireland House and earned his Masters’ degree in Communication and Culture.

Made possible through the support of the Department of Gaeltacht Affairs, the government of the Republic of Ireland, through the National Lottery.

deptgaeltachtlogo.gif


Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Glucksman Ireland House

1 Washington Mews

New York, NY 10003

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved