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News and Events - Irish Language Broadcast Funding

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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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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