Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Seachtain na Gaeilge at Clare Museum

Clare MuseumFor Seachtain na Gaeilge 2009, Clare Museum is offering tours on the heritage of Gaeilge as displayed in the museum’s exhibition. As well as being available through Irish, the tours will be about the Irish language in a County Clare context. Each tour will discuss the language generally in the county and famous names associated with its preservation e.g. Brian Ó Looney, Stiofán Ó hÉalaoire, Eugene Ó Curry etc. It will also look at examples of Clare placenames and how they can illustrate the depth of the Irish language heritage in the county. The tours can be trí mhean na Gaeilge or bilingual, depending on requirements. During the week, a speaker will give three tours at 10am and 12pm for Primary Schools, and 2pm for Secondary Schools, and each tour will be up to 45 minutes in duration. Places are limited to 35 pupils for each tour and bookings can be made by calling the curator at 065-6823382 or by email at It is essential to book early to avoid disappointment.

Clare Museum - Seachtain na Gaeilge, 2009 - March 3rd – 6th
Turasanna Ghaeilge an Chláir:
• 10.00am (Primary Schools)
• 12.00pm (Primary Schools)
• 2.00pm (Secondary Schools)

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