14th - 16th  October 2016

Sult na Sollán are a community group that was set-up to promote Irish music, culture and the Irish language in Sallins, North Co. Kildare. We usually have a couple of 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 & road trips!

Irish Trad sessions every monthCiorcal Comhrá & Irish Language Classes

We usually host two trad sessions a month in Sallins each month. There are two trad groups that play regularly in Salllins - Sult & Fonn Nua. Other musicians and singers are welcome to join in in our sessions.

Trad session with Sult in the Railway Inn

 - First Friday of the month

Trad session with Sult & Fonn Nua in Lock 13

 - Third Friday of the month

 See  www.sultnasollan.ie for details

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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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, The National Stud, Croke Park, and more.

Cill Dara le Gaeilge

“Cill Dara le Gaeilge” is a new 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!