Dave chats to Cork hurler and actor Timmy Creed on the resurgence of the Irish language & his involvement in an an online modern day hedge school designed to reawaken your grá for our native teanga.
Created in 2021 by The Trailblazery in collaboration with Manchán Magan and supported by Foras na Gaeilge, Scoil Scairte is a dynamic Irish language learning experience that weaves culture, creativity, heritage, folklore and indiginous wisdom with individual, social and ecological wellbeing. This 9-week voyage of discovery invites people to gather together online to explore, experience and learn the Irish language in a global learning community.
You will guided by a host of inspiring bilingual multidisciplinary artists, activists, creatives, educators, culture makers and indiginous language keepers including Kathy Scott (Host, Creative Director of The Trailblazery), Manchán Magan (Writer, Presenter, Bee Keeper, Documentary-Maker), Mairéad Ní Chonghaile (Presenter, Actor, Múinteoir), Liam Ó Maonlaí (Musician, Singer), Ceara Conway (Performer, Visual Artist and Singer), Diarmuid Lyng (Hurler, Campaigner, Wild Irish Retreats), Bayo Akomolafe (Poet, Philosopher, Professor, Writer and Activist), Clare Sands (Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer), Seán Ó Tarpaigh (Psychotherapist, Actor), Rising Appalachia (Musicians, Songwriters), Fearghus Ó Conchúir (Choreographer, Dance Artist and Artistic Director), Iarla Ó Lionáird (Singer, Producer), Carmel Winters (Playwright, Filmmaker) and Timmy Creed (actor, writer, theatre-maker).
Find out more at https://www.thetrailblazery.com/scoilscairte