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Cultúrlann produces a vibrant arts programme that promotes Irish language and culture and provides a meeting place for visitors and locals alike.

Based in a former Presbyterian church on the Falls Road, the building has had a number of incarnations during its often troubled history. As an arts centre, it is at the heart of a vibrant cultural community. Cultúrlann also houses a café and restaurant, book and gift shop and a tourist information point. The dramatic curved extension includes the Gerard Dillon art gallery, a must see for art lovers.

In the interactive space on the first floor, visitors can get an insight into the development of Irish language and culture in Belfast and on how Irish has influenced English, with words such as ‘shanty', ‘smashing' and ‘kybosh' all originating in Irish. Tourists can visit the centre, enjoy the exhibitions, hear a traditional Irish music session, browse in the shop or enjoy a meal.

A Gaeltacht Experience evening can also be booked by groups. This includes a three course meal with live traditional music, song and dance followed by a céilí (Irish dance) where everyone can have a go and learn some steps. For more details, visit www.culturlann.ie or call 028 9096 4180.

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  • 216 Falls Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT12 6AH

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Dillon Gallery
  • An Taiscumar, the story of the Irish Language in Belfast
  • Belfast's Irish language bookshop, An Ceathrú Póilí
  • Bia is a real gourmet treat at any time of the day
  • Oifig Fáilte - infomation on local attractions

Art Exhibition – Abandoned, Not Forgotten

17 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020

Visual artist Lise McGreevy presents this photographic essay depicting abandoned homes in Donegal.

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Art Exhibition – Blood, Sweat and Felt

17 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020

An art exhibition by the FOCUS Club based in Lenadoon, a small community group for adults with learning disabilities which will be held in the Ballaí…

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