A two day conference will take place at Ulster University's Belfast campus this October, exploring the connection of '1916 and the Irish Language'.

Taking place on October 2 and 3, the event proceedings will be conducted entirely in Irish.

The 2015 conference includes a range of panels and discussions, including:

• An bealach go 1916 (The way to 1916)
• Léacht Mhic Ádhaimh (MacAdam lecture)
• Imeachtaí 1916 agus a n-iarmhairtí (Events in 1916 and their consequence)

Speakers and panellists include Regina Uí Chollatáin, Hugh Rowland and Ríona Nic Congáil among many others.

The annual conference, which was founded in 2010, has been jointly hosted by the Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute and Cumann Cultúrtha Mhic Reachtain with the aim of advancing Irish language scholarship and literature in Belfast.

For more information on the event and to book a place, tel: 028 9074 9688.

Event Details


Ulster Univeristy
York Street
BT15 1ED


Friday, October 2, 2015 - 19:00 to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 21:00

Centenary Event

Tickets and further information

Conference: 1916 and the Irish Language
Featuring a range of speakers and panellists