Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Apr 30, 2013 at 8:44 am, by admin

    Eurochild heads to Dundalk!

    Thanks to Dundalk County Library for the warm welcome that they gave to the Eurochild Project last Tuesday 30th April 2013. Children from local schools unleashed their creative skills by writing poetryand participating in word games. Artwork from the Eurochild project was also on display for the duration of the visit.

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  • Apr 23, 2013 at 3:52 pm, by admin

    Ban Filí Tour in Munich – April 2013

    Yesterday was Day 5 and sadly the last day in the wonderful Ban Filí tour. We ended the tour in the fabulous Munich Readery in the heart of Munich where the hosts, lovely Lisa and her partner John invited us into their bookshop for the closing reading of the tour. Again the poets brought something Continue Reading

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  • Apr 23, 2013 at 8:53 am, by admin

    “Que Tes Langues” – Euro-École Festival 2013!

    “Europe Babel, Europe ma belle, Que tes langues, que tes langues toujours, Que tes langues chantent des mots d’amour” A celebration of European languages, cultures and traditions, “Europe Babel”, the theme song of the Euro-École festival echoed around the walls of La Capellia Cultural Centre in Nantes last Wednesday night. Amid jubilant celebrations, children from Continue Reading

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  • Apr 21, 2013 at 3:51 pm, by admin

    Ban Filí Tour in Berlin – April 2013

    Day four of the Ban Filí tour was situated in the historic and bustling Berlin in the exquisite St Gaudy Cafe run by Niall who owns and has been running the cafe for three years. Cliona, Ann and Kathy were received by a warm audience in the beautifully lit events room at the back of Continue Reading

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  • Apr 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm, by admin

    Ban Filí Tour in Paris – April 2013

    The travelling Tigh Filí poets had the honour to be received by the prestigious Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris tonight by its director Sheila Pratschke. Introduced by tour organizer Bernadette Greenan the three poets entertained the sizable audience with new and old poems from their collections. Ann, Kathy and Cliona engaged the audience with tales Continue Reading

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  • Apr 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm, by admin

    Ban Filí Tour in Nantes – April 2013

    The Tigh Filí poets had a great first reading last night in Nantes in the lovely reading room in Maison de l’Europe. Anne Bahuaud of the CCFB welcomed the group with the popular and tasty French drink Kir and introduced other members of the CCFB who came along to enjoy the evening. A group that Continue Reading

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  • Apr 17, 2013 at 3:48 pm, by admin

    Ban Filí Tour Kicks Off: 17th April 2013

    Tigh Filí poets Cliona O’Connell, Ann Egan and writer-in-residence Kathy D’Arcy had the honour of meeting Dept Lord Mayor of Rennes Cllr. Rosaline de Francais today in the beautiful and historic Rennes City Hall. The event kicked off the 2013 Ban Filí European poetry tour on the cobbled streets of Brittany’s capital. Situated in the Continue Reading

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  • Apr 5, 2013 at 3:56 pm, by admin

    Eurochild Visits Euro-École – April 2013!

    Eurochild and children from Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Alainn in Cork will represent Ireland at the Euro École International Children’s Festival, which takes place in Nantes, between the 10th and 18th April 2013. With water as this year’s theme, the aim of the Euro École festival is to educate primary school children on the diversity of Continue Reading

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