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News and Events - Irish Language Broadcast Funding

02
Jul

TG4 continues partnership with the Galway Film Fleadh 2020

02/07/20

TG4 continues its long established support of the Galway Film Fleadh and welcomes the strong programme for the Film Fleadh for 2020. TG4 will present a number of funded films at this year’s online […]

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23
Jun

Go Domhain san Fhuil two-part series to air on BBC Two NI

23/06/20

The draw of the Atlantic to fishing communities around the Donegal coast is hard to resist. Fishing is also an inter-generational activity in many Gaeltacht communities around the county – it’s in the […]

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29
May

Daniel O’Donnell’s brand new series from home, Daniel sa Bhaile, to air on TG4

29/05/20

Daniel sa Bhaile brings the nation into the Donegal home of one of our national treasures, Daniel O’Donnell, and is the perfect respite for the time we find ourselves in now. The series […]

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27
May

ILBF/BBC/TG4 Development Scheme for Drama Series

27/05/20

The Irish Language Broadcast Fund, TG4 and BBC Gaeilge are running a drama development scheme and are looking for applications from production companies who have relevant experience in the development and production of […]

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26
May

Na Gael Marys help unlucky-in-love men in new dating show

26/05/20

Modern dating is tough and first impressions are crucial. Saying the wrong thing, even wearing the wrong shoes could mean it’s game over. But there is an answer to the dating prayers – Na […]

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15
May

Irish Language Broadcast Fund New Entrant Scheme 2020-21

15/05/20

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

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15
May

Celtic nations and regions to celebrate as live streaming of annual Celtic Media Festival Awards is confirmed

15/05/20

The Celtic Media Festival today announced a special online broadcast of its annual Torc Awards for Excellence. The 2020 Celtic Media Festival was due to take place in Quimper, France, from the 4th-6th June, […]

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21
Apr

Irish Language Broadcast Fund announces funding decisions for 2020

21/04/20

Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) is delighted to announce its latest funding decisions for 2020. Funding was awarded across a wide genre of TV and online content with a total […]

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16
Apr

The Irish Houses – Scéal Phobal Bhóthar Seoighe now available on BBC iPlayer

16/04/20

The Irish Houses – Scéal Phobal Bhóthar Seoighe, made for BBC Gaeilge by Clean Slate TV with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund, is available now on BBC iPlayer. The new BBC Gaeilge […]

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07
Apr

TG4 tells the story of the master piper Liam O’Flynn

07/04/20

Liam O’Flynn – Píobaire tells the story of the master piper from his work with Irish supergroup, Planxty, to his groundbreaking orchestral work in The Brendan Voyage. The feature-length documentary will air on […]

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26
Mar

ILBF Development Funding Round

26/03/20

Babhta Forbartha an CCG De bharr na srianta léiriúcháin mar gheall ar Covid-19 tá an CCG, i bpáirtíocht le TG4, BBC Gaeilge agus RTÉ ag lorg iarratais ó chomhlachtaí léiriúcháin Ghaeilge fá choinne […]

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18
Mar

Máthair airs tonight at 9.30pm on TG4

18/03/20

‘The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world’ – every man who played a role in changing Ireland culturally or politically had mothers who directed and inspired them, who gave them the […]

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12
Mar

A brand new series of Trad Ar Fad! to air on BBC Two NI

12/03/20

Trad Ar Fad! is back with a new series. This time around it will be based in the Conway Mill in Belfast and welcomes back presenter Emma Ní Fhíoruisce. Starting on Monday 16th […]

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19
Feb

An Fhidil Bheo: ceol An Northern Fiddler to air on TG4 and BBC

19/02/20

An Fhidil Bheo: ceol An Northern Fiddler, a documentary about the fiddle tradition of the north of Ireland, is explored through performance and discussion in an exclusive screening on TG4 on Sunday 1st March at […]

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17
Feb

Tory island fight to preserve its unique way of life in Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige

17/02/20

Tory Island is a unique location that is home to a community of a few hundred strong Irish speakers on Ireland’s most remote inhabited island. Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige captures island […]

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12
Feb

Free fringe events in Belfast ahead of Gradam Ceoil

12/02/20

TG4’s Gradam Ceoil gala concert takes place in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on Sunday 23rd February for the third year running with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund. There will be […]

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21
Jan

Beidh Aonach Amárach returns for second series on TG4 and BBC Two NI

21/01/20

The popular country agricultural show, Beidh Aonach Amárach, is back on our screens on TG4 on Thursday 23rd January at 8pm and BBC Two Northern Ireland on Monday 3rd February at 10pm. Witness […]

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09
Jan

Organ donation documentary to air on BBC Two NI

09/01/20

Croí Briste, meaning Broken Heart in Irish, is a new 30-minute observational documentary which highlights the issue of organ donation through the story of three-year-old Belfast boy, Dáithí Mac Gabhann who is currently […]

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17
Dec

Cuideachta na gCártaí pays homage to the enduring pastime of card-playing

17/12/19

Cuideachta na gCártaí pays homage to the enduring pastime of card-playing as seen through the experiences of generations of enthusiasts across Ulster today. Cuideachta na gCártaí, produced by Imagine Media for BBC Gaeilge, […]

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13
Dec

23rd ‘Oscars of Irish Traditional Music’ set for Belfast’s Waterfront Hall

13/12/19

The Waterfront Hall is set to host the 2020 Gradam Ceoil TG4 music awards, with a host of global trad stars set to feature live at the internationally acclaimed event. Gradam Ceoil is the […]

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14
Nov

Tory island fight to preserve its unique way of life in Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige

14/11/19

Tory Island is a unique location that is home to a community of a few hundred strong Irish speakers on Ireland’s most remote inhabited island. Toraigh: Creag Bheag i Lár na Farraige captures […]

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13
Nov

Gradam Ceoil Awards return to Belfast in 2020

13/11/19

TG4’s Gradam Ceoil gala concert takes place in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall next February for the third year running with support from Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund. Women lead the way in […]

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13
Nov

Ceol Chogadh na Saoirse airs this weekend on TG4

13/11/19

With 18 new recordings of songs associated with the Irish War of Independence and Civil War from some of Ireland’s finest musical talent, Ceol Chogadh na Saoirse explores the complex relationship the Irish people […]

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01
Nov

I Lár An Aonaigh returns for new series

01/11/19

The Irish language magazine series, I Lár An Aonaigh, returns to BBC Two Northern Ireland on Sunday 10th November at 10:10pm. Presenters Máire Bhreathnach and Dáithí Ó Muirí are back for a new six-part series with a mix of stories, chat […]

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31
Oct

Lomax in Éirinn wins Oireachtas Award

31/10/19

The winners of this year’s Oireachtas Communication Awards were announced at a gala event in Dublin last night. We are delighted to report that the Irish Language Broadcast Fund documentary Lomax in Éirinn […]

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