6th - 8th  October 2017

Sult na Sollán is a community group that was set-up back in 2009 to promote Irish music, culture and the Irish language in Sallins, North Co. Kildare. We host a trad music sessions every month, run regular Irish language classes for adults, we host a "bricfeasta as Gaeilge" event every Saturday morning and we run special events from time to time, including workshops for all age groups and the occasional  road trip!

Irish Trad session every monthCiorcal Comhrá & Irish Language Classes

We host a trad sessions a month in Sallins each month with additional sessions on special occasions. There are tthree trad groups that play regularly in Salllins - Sult & Fonn Nua and our youth group, Sult Óg. Other musicians and singers are always welcome to join in in our sessions.

Trad session with Sult & Fonn Nua in the Railway Inn

 - Third Friday of the month

 See  www.sultnasollan.ie for details

Also, keeo an eye on www.facebook.com/sultnasollan

Gach maidin Shathairn, buaileann daoine, idir óg agus aosta, le chéile i mbialann Alice’s i Nás na Ríogh chun Gaeilge a labhairt. Bíonn comhrá is comhluadar den scoth ann - bíonn fáilte roimh dhaoine nua i gcónaí. Buail isteach - beidh fáilte romhat!!

Sult na Sollán run two terms of Irish language classes for adults each year, starting in mid-September and in mid-January. The classes are held every Wednesday between 8- 9.00pm in Sallins National School

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www.sultnasollan.ie Féile na Sollán / Sallins Tradfest

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More information

The highlight of our annual calendar in Oct/Nov each year is the Féile na Sollán Irish traditional festival. The festival includes a concert, lots of trad sessions, an expo of Irish traditional music instrument making, Irish trad music master classes, a céilí, a school competition, traditional workshops and sean nós dancing. Amongst the Irish language events we run arts & crafts for children, “bricfeasta as Gaeilge”, a family show, and storytelling for young children. Bígí linn!

Gaeilge Imeachtaí / Events

Sult na Sollán organise special events during the course of the year. Recent events include sean nós dancing / céilí dancing workshops and family trad sessions in Sallins. As well as that, we run Irish language tours from time to time, to different places of interest in Leinster such as Brú na Bóinne/Newgrange, Co. Meath, Glasnevin Cemetery, Leinster House, Croke Park, Aviva Statium and more.

Cill Dara le Gaeilge

“Cill Dara le Gaeilge” is a support scheme to promote business through the Irish language in Co. Kildare. The scheme provides support and information to local business that wish to provide services to their customers through the medium of the Irish language.

Co. Kildare has been recognised has the county with the largest growth rate of Irish language speakers in the country. According to the 2011 national census, more than 35,000 people speak Irish regularly in Co. Kildare and that number continues to increase  with seven Gaelscoil agus an expanding Gael-Choláiste now in the county!

www.cilldaralegaeilge.ie Pleanáil Teanga - Language Planning

Sult na Sollán’s Irish language committee are working on a language plan to promote the Irish language through Co. Kildare! This is an ambitous and challenging undertaking but we are hopeful that we will publish a five year langaueg plan for 2018 - 2023 during Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018.

Má tá spéis agat cabhrú linn, bheadh míle fáilte romhat. Cuir nóta chugainn ag gaeilge@sultnasollan.ie