Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tráthnóna na Gaeilge - Afternoon of Irish Gaelic - April 11th

The Irish Gaelic Circle of Connecticut An Afternoon of Irish Gaelic (Tráthnóna na Gaeilge) The Circle will offer an Irish language program at the No Irish, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels in a half day event. All are invited to attend this day from those with no Irish to cainteoirí dúchais. Come and be with us if you are curious about the language, want to improve or use your Irish or to help learners develop their skills. Enjoy an afternoon of classes, a lecture and time for conversation, refreshments and pastries. The lecture will be given by Fulbright Scholar Shane Ó Ruairc (currently at Drew University and New York University) on Cumann Lúthcleas Gael (Gaelic Athletic Association) and its’ involvement in the political life of 20th century Ireland. Date: Saturday, April 11th. 12:30 – 5:30 PM Location: Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center located at 6 Lake Av., Danbury, CT. (Hosted by the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation) Cost: $25 Contact: John Feeney, 203.417.1700 or jfeeney@kells-all.com. Registration: Early registration is recommended. See below. Directions: By car, take I-84 from the east or west. Get out exit 4 and make a left onto Lake Ave. The Center is on the right about half a mile down Exit 4. Parking: right at the Center or across the street. By train, there is a train station 10 miles away in Brewster or Purdys, NY. Please contact us for transportation. Contact info: 203.417.1700 or jfeeney@kells-all.com. Clár - Program Registration 12:15 – 1:00 PM Introduction 1:00 – 1:15 Class 1 1:15 – 2:40 Break 2:40 – 3:00 Lecture 3:00 – 3:30 Class 2 3:40 – 4:55 Closing remarks and wine and cheese. 5:00 Registration Name: _________________________________________ Street: _________________________________________ City: __________________________________________ State: ___________ Zip: _______ Phone: _______________________________________ E-mail: _______________________________________ Please place an “X” beside ALL of the following that pertain to your level of Irish: • Total Beginner • Only odd words & phrases • Can understand and speak just a bit • Can read and write just a bit • Can have a very simple conversation • Can converse for a few minutes with much effort • Can readily converse for 5-10 minutes • Fluent Return registration to: Irish Gaelic Circle of CT 109 Federal Rd., #318 Danbury, CT 06811 Make checks payable to: Irish Gaelic Circle of CT

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