Dance Classes

Classes for children take place every Saturday afternoon at Old St Georges school in Weimershof given by Shauna Sweeney and Claire Fitzpatrick. Classes are streamed based on age / experience and start from 6 years of age.

Adult classes are held at Happy Fitness on Thursday evenings from 19h00 – 21h00 and are streamed according to experience. The classes are given by Claire Fitzpatrick.

Contact us for more information using the email address:  irishdancinglux@gmail.com

Step Dancing Classes

 

British & Irish Film Season 2017

BIF BannerThe 8th annual British & Irish Film Season (BIFS) is running from Sept 20 to Sept 30 –  synopses of all the films are available online at http://www.bifilmseason.lu/current-season

There is also a Film Quiz on Monday 21 September at 18:30 at the Cinémathèque. Entry €15/person (teams of 4).

The Irish films include:

  • Wed 20 Sep @ 19:00 @ Ciné Utopia #2: Opening Speeches & MAUDIE, by Aisling Walsh
  • Thu 21 Sep @ 20:30 @ Cinémathèque: WRITING HOME, by Nagham Abboud, Alekson L. Dall’Armellina and Miriam Velasco
  • Fri 22 Sep @ 20:30 @ Cinémathèque: THE SECRET SCRIPTURE, by Jim Sheridan
  • Sat 23 Sep @ 21:30 @ Ciné Utopia #3: HANDSOME DEVIL, by John Butler
  • Sun 24 Sep @ 19:00 @ Ciné Utopia #3: AITHRI / PENANCE, by Tom Collins (in Gaeilge & English, with EN sub-titles)
  • Mon 25 Sep @ 19:00 @ Kinepolis Kirchberg #4: THE FARTHEST, by Emer Reynolds
  • Tue 26 Sep @ 18:30 @ Ciné Utopia #2: PILGRIMAGE, by Brendan Muldowney (in Gaeilge, English & French, with EN sub-titles)

BIF QUIZ

Literary news for book lovers

Chapter One is opening a new bookshop in Howald above Eirelux called the Book Loft.

The official launch is on June 30.

They are also holding a children’s book day on Saturday July 2 in association with the publisher Usborne.

Facebook links below :

https://www.facebook.com/events/290546264614005/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1082619088466358/

Terry Adams has published a new book ‘Paddy Alone’, that forms part of a trilogy about three generations of an Irish family from the early part of the twentieth century through the current era.

The book is available directly from him or may be picked up in Chapter One or the Book Loft.

Paddy Alone

 

1916 Easter Rising Commemoration

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To mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, there are a series of events in Luxembourg

Saturday 16 April 2016

GAA tournament in Hostert featuring 12 teams, the tournament is the first round of the European Hurling and Camogie championships.   This is an all day event and a great opportunity to see an ancient sport. See flier below, more information on www.Luxgaa.lu

Hurling 2016

Entrance free.

The day will round off with a music session in the Blackstuff from 21:00 on.

 

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Lecture by Dr Fearghal McGarry in the Salle de Fêtes of the European School, Kirchberg.   Dr McGarry is a lecturer in Queens University Belfast and the author of “The Rising, Easter 1916”.

Doors open 19:00, the lecture will be preceded by an exhibition of Irish music and dance and followed by a reception hosted by the Irish Ambassador.

Can you please contact 1916lecturelux@gmail.com to confirm attendance so we can arrange catering adequately.

Entrance free.

 

Sunday 24 April 2016

The Cinematheque (Place du Theatre, L-2613 Luxembourg) will show the film “1916 The Irish Rebellion”, narrated by Liam Neeson.   The film will run at 17:00, space is limited, tickets may be booked in advance via the cinematheque.

Cinematheque link