An Gaeláras, Cultúrlann Uí Chanain
Irish Language and Cultural Centre
Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin is a purpose built Irish language, arts and business centre providing a social hub for the Irish language community in the North West. It is run by the community group An Gaeláras and has become a space for learning, creativity, exploration and enterprise and a beacon for the Irish speakers throughout the island of Ireland. The centre offers Irish language classes, traditional music classes, dance classes, youth club facilities, café space, conference facilities, concerts / events and festivals. The state of the art building has become a modern landmark for the city and was nominated for the prestigious World Architecture Festival in Barcelona in 2010, where it achieved second place in the Civic and Community category.
Project funded by:
Arts Council NI, Foras na Gaeilge, IDF (Ilex), NW Cultural Challenge Fund, IFI, EU-PEACE II, UCIT, Promoter, Dept of Foreign Affairs (RoI)