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Waters Wide – 04/06/16 in Carrick on Suir

A brand new show called Waters Wide will be premiered in The Clancy Brothers Festival on Saturday the 4th of June in Carrick on Suir. It blends the songs, music, dance with stories, poetry and drama from Ireland, Wales and Scotland. We already have many from Wales coming over and would love to see the Welsh of Ireland there!

Dewch yn llu i’r digwyddiad unigryw hwn rhwng y gwledydd Celtaidd!

From Dylan Thomas to WB Yeats and Robbie Burns with the great music, song and dance of our Celtic lands.   More information is available at http://www.clancybrothersfestival.org.

Ryland Teifi

Box Office: 051 645 050
rylandteifi@aol.com

Chapel plaque update / Newyddion plac y capel

We’re now nearly half-way towards our target for erecting a plaque on the old Welsh chapel in Talbot Street, Dublin, to commemorate its use as a Welsh place of worship and centre of the Welsh community in Dublin from 1838-1939.   Let’s keep the momentum going towards the finishing line – if you haven’t yet contributed then go to https://www.gofundme.com/welshchapel to leave your donation.   Don’t leave it till later, just do it now – it only takes a few clicks of the mouse!

Plaque

Rydym yn awr yn bron i hanner-ffordd tuag at ein targed ar gyfer codi plac ar yr hen gapel Cymraeg yn Talbot Street, Dulyn, i ddathlu ei ddefnydd fel man addoliad Cymraeg a chanol y gymuned Gymreig yn Nulyn 1838-1939. Gadewch i ni gynnal y momentwm tuag at y llinell derfyn – os nad ydych chi wedi cyfrannu eto ewch i https://www.gofundme.com/welshchapel i adael eich rhodd. Peidiwch â’i adael tan yn hwyrach, gwnewch yn awr – mae’n ddim ond yn cymryd rhai cliciau ar y llygoden!

Learn Welsh with Duolingo

Duolingo, the free language-learning platform, now contains support for learning Welsh.   Duolingo includes a language-learning website and app for mobile devices, and provides extensive written lessons and dictation, with speaking practice for more advanced users.   The app is available on iOS, Android and Windows 8 and 10 platforms with over 120 million registered users.  The Welsh course has in excess of 70,000 users from all over the world and there is a group on Facebook where users can discuss matters related to the course.  For more information, visit the Duolingo website on https://www.duolingo.com or download the mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Draig Werdd committee member Richard Morgan is one of eight contributors to  the Duolingo Welsh course.   You can contact Richard for information or assistance in using the app by emailing him on welshclass@welshsociety.ie.

Duolingo

Public lecture 25/04/16 Darlith gyhoeddus

As part of the 1916 centenary programme of the Irish branch of the Celtic League, the Welsh author and broadcaster Lyn Ebenezer will be giving a public lecture at 7pm on Monday 25th April at the Ireland Institute, Pearse Street, Dublin 2 on the subject of Frongoch and the birth of the IRA.   Lyn is the author of “Frongoch and the birth of the IRA”, which deals with the history of the camp in North Wales and its connection with the rebellion in Ireland.

Frongoch

Fel rhan o’r rhaglen canmlwyddiant 1916  cangen Wyddelig y Gynghrair Geltaidd, bydd yr awdur a’r darlledwr Lyn Ebenezer yn rhoi darlith gyhoeddus am 7pm ddydd Llun 25 Ebrill yn yr Irish Institute, Pearse Street, Dulyn 2 ar Frongoch a genedigaeth y IRA. Lyn yw awdur “Y Pair Dadeni”, sydd yn sôn am hanes y gwersyll yng Ngogledd Cymru a’r cysylltiad â’r gwrthryfel yn Iwerddon.

Chapel plaque update / Newyddion plac y capel

We’ve made a promising start to our campaign – we are currently just over 12% of the way to our target and are now in the process of following up on earlier promises from various bodies for support for the erection of a plaque on the old Welsh chapel in Talbot Street, Dublin.   In the meantime, if you’d like to help with this project and haven’t already done so, please go to https://www.gofundme.com/welshchapel at your earliest opportunity in order to make a donation.   As the comment left by one of our contributors says: “If the Welsh of old managed to build a chapel, then we ought to be able to raise a plaque” ……

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Rydyn ni wedi gwneud dechrau addawol i’n hymgyrch – rydym ar hyn o bryd ychydig dros 12% o’r ffordd at ein targed ac yn awr yn y broses o ddilyn i fyny ar addewidion cynharach gan amrywiol gyrff i roi cymorth ar gyfer codi plac ar yr hen capel Cymraeg yn Talbot Street, Dulyn. Yn y cyfamser, os hoffech i helpu gyda’r prosiect hwn ac yn heb wneud hynny eisoes, ewch i https://www.gofundme.com/welshchapel ar eich cyfle cyntaf er mwyn gwneud rhodd.  Fel mae’r sylwad gan un o’n cyfranwyr yn dweud: “Os medrodd yr hen Gymry gynnal capel mi ddylen ni fedru codi plac” ….