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News and Events - Irish Language Broadcast Funding

15
Nov

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund announce second season of Amharc

15/11/18

TG4, BBC Gaeilge and Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund are delighted to announce the second season of ‘Amharc’. ‘Amharc’ was created to support the production of landmark creative films on the […]

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09
Nov

The Irish language magazine series, I Lár an Aonaigh, returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland

09/11/18

The Irish language magazine series, I Lár an Aonaigh, returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 12th November at 10pm. I Lár an Aonaigh is a Below The Radar TV production for BBC Gaeilge with funding […]

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24
Oct

Féile: 30 Bliain ag Fás (Féile: 30 Years of Growth), Sunday 28 October, 10.30pm, BBC Two Northern Ireland

24/10/18

Since it began in 1988, Féile an Phobail in West Belfast has grown into one of the biggest community festivals in Europe. That first Féile was a day-long celebration with a carnival parade […]

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19
Oct

Welcome to a multiplatform, immersive experience, a first for Irish broadcasting

19/10/18

Did you know Derry City plays host to Europe’s biggest Halloween Festival and this year for the first time you can share in the festivities – with a multi-platform experience like no other.  Samhain […]

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17
Oct

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2018

17/10/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2018. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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16
Oct

Rocky Ros Muc screenings in Belfast and New York

16/10/18

Rocky Ros Muc, a film supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, is set to screen at The Belfast International Arts Festival on 22nd October and at the Irish Arts Centre […]

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15
Oct

Celtic-Korean co-production The Wall launches at MIPCOM

15/10/18

Today (Monday 15th) at MIPCOM, to mark their new strategic alliance, the partners in the Celtic International Fund are launching The Wall, a six-part documentary series for Welsh broadcaster S4C, Irish broadcaster TG4 […]

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11
Oct

An Shandon on TG4 on Thursday 18th October at 8pm

11/10/18

An Shandon, a fly on the wall documentary series, provides a behind the scenes look at the Shandon hotel in Donegal, where the staff have as much craic as the guests. Across four […]

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09
Oct

An Bap to air on BBC Two Northern Ireland on Sunday 14th October at 10.15pm

09/10/18

Chef and musician Brian (Danny Minnie) Ó Domhnaill uncovers the story of the Belfast bap, from its humble beginnings in 1842 to its status as a modern day icon, and learns about the […]

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03
Oct

ILBF documentary explores state of NI civil rights on BBC Two NI

03/10/18

Against the backdrop of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement, BBC Gaeilge documentary Ar Theallach an Dóchais (BBC Two Northern Ireland, Sunday 7 October, 10.15pm) explores the state of civil rights […]

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26
Sep

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

26/09/18

Northern Ireland Screen hosted a reception in The MAC on Wednesday 26th September to mark the graduation of thirteen trainees who took part in various Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) training schemes and […]

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17
Sep

40th Celtic Media Festival opens Call for Entries

17/09/18

The Celtic Media Festival, the biggest media festival in the Celtic nations and regions, has opened its Call for Entries Film and programme makers may submit entries for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence […]

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12
Sep

Lomax in Éirinn, Sunday 16th September at 8.30pm on TG4

12/09/18

In a new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, Pol Brennan uncovers the story of Alan Lomax in Lomax in Éirinn. In the late 1940s Texan song-collector Alan Lomax had a dream to record […]

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03
Sep

Turas Bóthair 2, Thursday 6th September at 8.00pm on TG4

03/09/18

Turas Bóthair, the show that reveals what people really talk about in their cars, is back for a second series on Thursday 6th September at 8.00 pm on TG4. The six-part series was […]

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23
Aug

Tír Eoghain: The Unbreakable Bond to be shown on Sunday 26th August at 8.30pm on TG4

23/08/18

A new documentary about the Tyrone minor teams of 1997 and 1998 will air this weekend on TG4. This programme received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund and is […]

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20
Aug

Hammond: Duais an Dorais (A Parting Gift), Sunday 26th August at 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland and Wednesday 29th August at 9.30pm on TG4

20/08/18

Made to mark the 10th anniversary of his death, Hammond: Duais an Dorais examines through contributions from friends, family, former colleagues, and archive footage of, and from, the man himself, the life, the […]

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07
Aug

Introducing the Celtic International Fund

07/08/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) has joined forces with a host of broadcasters from the Celtic territories to establish an exciting new media production fund with the aim of developing […]

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12
Jul

New film Lomax in Éirinn premieres at Galway Film Fleadh

12/07/18

The 30th annual Galway Film Fleadh commenced this week with new film Lomax in Éirinn receiving its world premiere at a packed-out screening last night (Wednesday 11th July). Lomax in Éirinn features Clannad’s […]

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22
Jun

Ar Lorg Annie on Sunday 24 June at 10pm on BBC Two NI

22/06/18

Driven by his curiosity about a reproduction picture hanging in a pub in Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, investigative journalist Kevin Magee goes in search of the lost Irish paintings of controversial American artist Rockwell […]

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06
Jun

Tocht na Máthar, Wednesdays at 9.30pm on TG4

06/06/18

This insightful series examines how mothers cope when the worst happens to their children. The thought of her child getting hurt or injured is something that every mother dreads as the happiness of […]

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04
Jun

An Focal Scoir returns for new series on BBC Two NI

04/06/18

An Focal Scoir, a studio discussion series for BBC Two Northern Ireland, is back on our screens tonight (Monday, 4th June) at 10pm. The four-part series was produced by Below The Radar TV […]

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17
May

ILBF Training Schemes Now Open

17/05/18

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is seeking applications from fluent Irish speakers for the following training schemes. Trainees on the schemes will learn the craft of television while on placement with […]

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16
May

New Irish Language show, Na Cuibhrinn, to be broadcast on Sunday

16/05/18

From growing your own fruit and veg, to getting out in the fresh air, or even just enjoying your own little patch of green in the middle of the city, having an allotment […]

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11
May

Trad Ar Fad! returns to our screens for a second series

11/05/18

Trad Ar Fad! returns to our screens for a second series, this time coming to us from the biggest traditional music festival in Scotland – Celtic Connections. This series will see well-known musician […]

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03
May

ILBF projects amongst winners on Day One of Celtic Media Festival 2018

03/05/18

Hard-hitting investigations and sporting legends were among the day’s winners at the 3-day Celtic Media Festival in Llanelli, Cymru. The 39th festival is underway as hundreds of delegates arrive to experience the annual […]

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