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News and Events - Irish Language Broadcast Funding

26
May

Banríon na bhFál to air on TG4

26/05/17

New Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary Banríon na bhFál airs Friday 26th May at 11:50pm on TG4 Banríon na bhFál follows Paul, a young gay man from West Belfast who spends his weekends working […]

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05
May

Northern Ireland productions win at the Celtic Media Festival Awards

05/05/17

The Celtic Media Festival Awards, held in Douglas, saw a number of Northern Ireland projects taking home a prestigious Torc Award. The Kieran Hegarty Award for Innovation was won by Voices 16, a […]

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12
Apr

Turas Bóthair, Thursday 4th May, TG4 at 9.30pm

12/04/17

A new Irish Language programme, Turas Bóthair, is set to offer viewers an insight into the everyday conversations which take place in various car journeys across Ireland. The 6-part series, which received funding […]

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11
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2017

11/04/17

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

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10
Apr

Beart is Briathar, 10th April, 10pm BBC 2 NI

10/04/17

New Irish Language Broadcast Fund series Beart is Briathar follows journalist and broadcaster Eamonn Mallie as he speaks to a number of high profile personalities.  The series begins on Monday 10th April at 10pm BBC […]

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20
Mar

Rocky Ros Muc set to premiere at Irish Film Festival in Boston

20/03/17

Rocky Ros Muc, a feature documentary produced by Below The Radar with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, has been awarded the Global Vision Award for Best Documentary at the […]

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16
Mar

NÓS TV launches the first Irish Language Lip Dub video

16/03/17

NÓS TV, in conjunction with Coláiste Feirste the Irish medium secondary school in Belfast, has produced the very first extended lip dub in Irish. Hundreds took part in the music project, which included […]

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03
Mar

Celtic Media Festival reveals nominees for 2017 Awards

03/03/17

The Celtic Media Festival has revealed the nominees for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence including several nominations for Northern Ireland talent. The ceremony is set to take place in Douglas on the […]

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02
Mar

Bád Eddie, Sunday 5th March, TG4 at 5.55pm

02/03/17

Bád Eddie, is the story of the famous shipwreck that lies on the beautiful sandy Magheraclogher Beach in Bunbeg, Co. Donegal. The Documentary airs this coming Sunday 5th March at 17:55 on TG4. […]

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02
Mar

An Focal Scoir, Monday 13th March, BBC Two Northern Ireland at 10pm

02/03/17

An Focal Scoir is a brand new studio discussion series for BBC Two Northern Ireland due to be broadcast on Monday 13th March at 10pm. The four-part series was produced by Below The […]

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01
Mar

BBC Gaeilge launches #FADUDA, a new Irish Language digital content strand

01/03/17

This is a fantastic opportunity for Irish speakers to build a new online community for 18-30 year olds with enthusiastic vloggers who have plenty to say and lots to offer. It will be […]

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03
Feb

An Intensive Course for New Broadcasters with Raidió Fáilte 107.1fm

03/02/17

Begin your new year with the Raidió Fáilte Intensive Course in Radio and Broadcasting Skills. Raidió Fáilte are inviting Irish-speakers to take part in a new intensive course in radio and broadcasting skills. […]

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01
Feb

Irish Language platform Meon Eile now accessible via smartphones

01/02/17

Meon Eile, the Irish language multimedia web platform has undergone a transformation this month. The site which is funded by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund has been available since 2012. “Meon […]

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09
Jan

Ar Mo Bhealach Féin Monday at 10pm on BBC Two NI

09/01/17

Viewers have another opportunity to watch the Irish Language Broadcast Fund series Ar Mo Bhealach Féin, which is being repeated on BBC Two Northern Ireland from 10pm tonight (Monday 9th January). The three-part […]

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04
Jan

BBC Gaeilge Irish language commissioning brief

04/01/17

BBC Gaeilge is currently seeking programme ideas from independent television companies who have experience in producing the following content which will be considered for submission to Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund […]

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03
Jan

Sad death of Aodán Mac Póilín

03/01/17

Everyone at Northern Ireland Screen is deeply shocked and saddened by the passing of Aodán Mac Póilín who served on the board of Northern Ireland Screen for 5 years from 2012, with particular […]

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16
Dec

An Biongó, 30th December 2016, TG4 at 8pm

16/12/16

An Biongó, a poignant yet entertaining look at the tradition of bingo nights in Ireland, airs Friday 30th December at 8pm on TG4. An Biongó is an Imagine Media Production for TG4, with […]

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09
Dec

‘Eithne – Idir Dhá Shaol’, Tuesday 20th December, TG4, 9.30pm

09/12/16

A new documentary, which explores the life of Irish singer Eithne Ní Uallacháin titled Idir Dhá Shaol, will premiere on Tuesday 20th December at 9.30pm on TG4. A repeat of the documentary is […]

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21
Nov

John Philip Holland, Tuesday 22nd November, TG4 at 9.30pm

21/11/16

A new Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary, John Philip Holland: aireagóir an fhomhuireáin nua-aoisigh, examines the life of John Philip Holland, the Clare born inventor of the modern submarine. The one-off documentary will […]

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15
Nov

ILBF Networking event at Belfast Media Festival

15/11/16

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund is hosting a networking event at this year’s Belfast Media Festival on Friday 18th November at 11.15am in The MAC Theatre. This is the perfect opportunity […]

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31
Oct

I Lár an Aonaigh, BBC Two Northern Ireland, Monday 7 November, 10pm

31/10/16

I Lár an Aonaigh, returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 7th November at 10pm. The magazine-style programme promises to warm up the long autumn evenings each Monday night with plenty of […]

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28
Oct

Opry an Iúir, TG4, Wednesday 2nd November at 10.30pm

28/10/16

Following the success of the first four series, Opry an Iúir is set to return to TG4 on Wednesday 2nd November at 10.30pm. The seven-part series has received funding from Northern Ireland Screen’s […]

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10
Oct

Píobairí Ard Mhacha, BBC2 NI, Monday 17th October at 10pm

10/10/16

New Irish Language Broadcast Fund series, Píobairí Ard Mhacha, looks into the history of the Armagh Pipers Club which has been at the forefront of Irish traditional music for many years. The three […]

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21
Sep

Na Dulradóirí, Wednesday 21st September, TG4 at 5.25pm.

21/09/16

A new environment based educational programme from a Belfast based production company will broadcast on TV screens later today. Na Dulradóirí, which received funding from the Irish Language Broadcast Fund, was produced by […]

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21
Sep

Production begins on Tom Collins’ Penance

21/09/16

Feature film Aithrí/Penance has begun filming in Northern Ireland. The Irish language film is the latest feature film from Director Tom Collin and will star IFTA award-winning  actor Peter Coonan (Love/Hate) Penance has […]

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