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News and Events - Irish Language Broadcast Funding

19
Jan

The Oscars of traditional Irish music come to Belfast

19/01/18

We have some exciting news! TG4’s Gradam Ceoil comes to the Belfast next month. Beidh ceol den scoth ann ó cheoltóirí móra na linne. This is the first time in its 21-year history […]

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17
Jan

Ulaidh Faoi Thalamh explores the depths of Ulster

17/01/18

In this new BBC Gaeilge series, Cormac Ó hÁdhmaill takes us on an adventure underground as he explores the hidden spaces under our feet. The three-part series received funding support from Northern Ireland […]

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10
Jan

ILBF projects now available on TG4 Player

10/01/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is pleased to announce that a number of projects that recently aired on TG4 are now available to view on TG4’s Player: Rocky Ros Muc An […]

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03
Jan

All female line-up celebrate Nollaig na mBan on TG4

03/01/18

A host of top female artists from Ireland and the UK perform live in Belfast’s Empire Music Hall to celebrate Nollaig na mBan in Oíche na mBan on Saturday 6th January at 9.55pm […]

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20
Dec

Applications open for Gradam Ceoil TG4

20/12/17

Súil ó Thuaidh This exciting and unique initiative between Red Shoe Multimedia, TG4, Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund and Belfast City Council will offer an opportunity for a couple of new […]

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20
Dec

Tune into ILBF content this Christmas season

20/12/17

A number of Irish Language projects supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund are set to broadcast on TG4 over the Christmas period. Rocky Ros Muc, a film directed and produced […]

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16
Nov

Bursary launched to commemorate Irish language activist, Aodán Mac Póilin

16/11/17

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) and the Celtic Media Festival this afternoon announced a new bursary fund to commemorate the late Aodán Mac Póilin. Details of Ciste Cuimhneacháin Aodáin Mhic […]

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14
Nov

Rocky Ros Muc screening in Belfast and Galway

14/11/17

Rocky Ros Muc, a film supported by the Irish Language Broadcast Fund, is set to open in QFT, Belfast and The Eye, Galway on Friday 24th November. Directed and produced by Belfast based […]

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08
Nov

TG4’s Deputy Chief Executive, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha to leave station after 23 years of service

08/11/17

Pádhraic Ó Ciardha, TG4’s representative on the Irish Language Broadcast Fund’s Investment Committee, and the station’s deputy chief executive has announced that he will take early retirement from the broadcaster next February. Pádhraic […]

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03
Nov

I Lár an Aonaigh back for a sixth series

03/11/17

Irish Language Broadcast Fund magazine show I Lár an Aonaigh returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland for its sixth series on Monday 6 November at 10pm. The popular Irish language programme promises to […]

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03
Nov

Opry Dhoire Tuesdays at 9.30pm on TG4

03/11/17

Join the King of country music, Daniel O’Donnell and his co-host Lynette Fay for a wonderful night of country music and craic on Opry Dhoire, Tuesdays at 9.30pm on TG4. The sixth series […]

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02
Nov

Irish language feature drama initiative

02/11/17

The Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF), BBC Gaeilge and TG4 have today announced a new funding initiative for feature length Irish language drama. Ideas are sought for a contemporary drama set in an […]

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26
Oct

Paper Owl secures international distribution for Racht

26/10/17

Irish Language Broadcast Fund series Racht, from Paper Owl Films Ltd. is to be re-versioned as Red Mist Killers for an international audience. Earth Touch Distribution has secured the international rights, with the […]

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23
Oct

Irish language and Ulster-Scots programmes get a big, new showcase on BBC iPlayer

23/10/17

BBC Northern Ireland’s Ulster-Scots and Irish Language television programmes are to be made more widely available to audiences around the UK on BBC iPlayer from today (Monday 23 October). A wide collection of […]

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23
Oct

New ILBF Documentary marks 500th anniversary of the Protestant reformation

23/10/17

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Gaelic scholar Dr Art Hughes examines the impact of Martin Luther and his ideas on the Gaelic-speaking peoples of Scotland and Ireland in Irish […]

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12
Oct

IRISH LANGUAGE BROADCAST FUND ANNOUNCES FUNDING DECISIONS FOR 2017

12/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2017. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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09
Oct

Graduation marks new wave of talent for the Irish language production sector

09/10/17

Northern Ireland Screen hosted a reception in the Linenhall Library on Tuesday 3rd October to mark the graduation of thirteen trainees who took part in various Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) training schemes […]

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22
Sep

Rocky Ros Muc gets US release

22/09/17

Rocky Ros Muc, an award winning Irish Language Broadcast Fund feature documentary produced by Below The Radar, will be released in cinemas in America. The documentary, telling the story of Galway boxer, Sean […]

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15
Sep

ILBF series “Cumhacht an Cheoil” charts the powerful effect of music

15/09/17

Irish musician Neil Martin explores the powerful effect that music has on people’s lives in a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series, Cumhacht an Cheoil. As part of the three-part series, which begins […]

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13
Sep

ILBF talent among nominees for Oireachtas Communications Awards 2017

13/09/17

The shortlist for this year’s Oireachtas Communications Awards has been announced with several nominations attributed to content related to Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF). The Oireachtas Communications Awards recognise the […]

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01
Sep

New ILBF series follows young emigrants to London

01/09/17

Súile Londain is a brand new four part Irish Language Broadcast Fund series that charts the emigrant experience in London of the 20 and 30 somethings that have moved there in recent years.  […]

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02
Aug

Siar chuig an bhFleadh on TG4

02/08/17

Siar chuig an bhFleadh is a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund series that explores the history of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann whilst following a number of enthusiastic participants as they prepare for the […]

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29
Jun

AMHARC launched to support landmark creative films

29/06/17

Seolann TG4, BBC Gaeilge & Scáileán Thuaisceart Éireann Amharc, scéim nua mhaoinithe chun tacú le mórscannáin chruthaitheacha Fógraíonn TG4, BBC Gaeilge agus Ciste Craoltóireachta Gaeilge Scáileán Thuaisceart Éireann maoiniú do scéim nua, Amharc.  […]

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07
Jun

Níos Mó Ná Cluiche (More Than a Game) on BBC Two NI

07/06/17

The GAA is a major influence in Irish sporting and cultural life. It has immense reach into communities all over Ireland, including in Ulster, which has its own unique story of how the organisation has […]

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01
Jun

Máthair to play on Aer Lingus flights

01/06/17

Irish Language Broadcast Fund short film Máthair, created by NÓS, will be available to watch on transatlantic Aer Lingus flights from August after being picked up by the airline as one of its inflight […]

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