Goals & Objectives

  • To increase the numbers of Irish-speakers, in Derry and in the North-West by providing for the teaching of Irish, through classes and courses, to all of the people of Derry in a way that is accessible, tailored and effective.
  • To develop a vibrant traditional arts sector within Derry City and the North-West through the provision of the highest standard of courses, workshops, festivals and events.
  • To create a generation of young Irish language activists through the development of Club Óige Setanta and the provision of a wide range of youth activities through the medium of Irish.
  • To create a bi-lingual environment in Derry and the North-West through the development of an urban Gaeltacht Quarter.
  • To promote awareness of cultural identity between the Irish-speaking community and those within the Protestant community through the provision of cultural awareness classes and events within the Protestant community.