Online talks being organised by Daonscoil na Mumhan

The fourth in a series of online talks being organised by Daonscoil na Mumhan this winter will take place next Tuesday evening, 1st February from 7-8pm, with guest speaker Sorcha Ní Chéilleachair, Head of Tuismitheoirí na Gaeltachta, the advocacy and support group for parents raising their children through Irish in the Gaeltacht. Originally from An Rinn, Sorcha is the daughter of the famous singer, Anne Mulqueen and her husband Tomás Ó Céilleachair, both long-time friends and supporters of Daonscoil na Mumhan.

Having spent some time teaching as a qualified primary school teacher, Sorcha then worked for 15 years as a broadcaster with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.  She was one of the founders of Tuismitheoirí na Gaeltachta, and was appointed head of the organisation in 2018. Sorcha lives in Conamara with her husband and three children.

If you have not already done so, you can register for Sorcha’s talk and the remaining talks in the series through the website www.daonscoilnamumhan.com.

The talks take place on the first Tuesday of each month and the following is the list of the remaining multi-talented speakers, who will speak on a range of topics related to Irish language and culture:

  • March 1st              Róisín Sheehy, poet, playwright and broadcaster
  • April 5th                Tomás Mac Conmara, Oral Historian & Heritage Consultant

Further information on the speakers and the series is available on www.daonscoilnamumhan.com. Looking forward to seeing you all online.

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