With An Droichead membership you can avail of a 50% discount on all An Droichead classes, events and trips. As well as this, you will see below just Some of the other offers provided to An Droichead cardholders who pay the £10 monthly subscription that supports our work.

*Conditions of the Scheme:

  • The terms “Membership” and “Members” refer to membership of the “An Droichead Membership Scheme”;

  • Use of the card is confirmation of acceptance of all terms and conditions;

  • The card must be produced in advance of any purchase to avail of the offer. If booking via telephone then membership should be declared and the card produced upon payment;

  • Offers valid exclusively to An Droichead Membership subscribers;

  • There is no cash alternative;

  • Scheme partners reserve the right to change the terms of their offers at any time.

              Some partners and offers : 

Aisling Ghéar Theatre Company

Founded in 1997, Aisling Ghéar is an Irish language theatre company based in the West Belfast Gaeltacht Quarter. For over 15 years they have been entertaining and endearing audiences with a generous helping of the Classics,  the ‘brand-new-never-been-seen on stage before’,  the shows for children, the cross-community shows… and not forgetting the show about Elvis. Twice a year it packs up the big van and tours the country, taking Belfast, the Irish language and a ‘cracker of a show’ out on the road.

Contact eolas@aislinghear.com 02890208040

Offer/deal: 25% off tickets for all Aisling Ghéar shows for our members

   

Oideas Gael.

Since its foundation in 1984, Oideas Gael has attracted hundreds of participants annually to its highly acclaimed language courses and cultural programmes. Irish people, drawn from all backgrounds, constitute up to half of those attending, while the remainder travel specially from numerous other parts of the world to attend. The unique blend of expertly prepared courses, together with an attractive mix of cultural sessions, all located within the Gaeltacht communities of Gleann Cholm Cille, and An Coimín, An Ghaeltacht Lár, enabling learners to improve their fluency in Irish while, at the same time, enjoying our living culture. As an alternative to the graded language courses, a broad range of cultural activity programmes is offered to participants interested in experiencing a unique style of learning holiday.

Offer/deal:    15% discount on course fees

 

Hatfield House: Copperplate.

The Hatfield Bar is over 138 years old, with original bar fixtures and ornate ceilings – it remains one of the few traditional Irish bars in Belfast city to escape modernisation, and with live entertainment every night, is one of the city’s busiest bars. 

Their new addition, ‘The Graduate’ Bar, Eatery & Café,  has definitely NOT escaped modernisation, and is one of the nicest new food and drink establishments in South Belfast: a cosy atmosphere combined with sheer class in food and decor. 

Offer/deal:    1.  A complimentary bottle of Campo Viejo Sparkling Wine for every booking of 6 or more;

2. Enjoy a glass of red, white or rose wine on us when you have 2 courses from our A La Carte menu, Monday to Saturday. Other drinks available are a bottle of Coors Light, Grolsch, Blue Moon, or a Coca Cola. 1 drink per diner, maximum 4 drinks per booking,  Member offers can not be used in conjunction with any other offers or promotions. Booking required, email info@thegraduatebelfast.com or call 028 9023 8825 and state which offer you wish to avail of

 

Ceathrú Póilí

Belfast’s Irish language Book Shop, An Ceathrú Póilí, was opened in 1983, and after a long time without a proper home, it finally came to be housed within Cultúrlann Mac Adam Ó Fiaich in 1991. The Shop grew alongside Belfast and the North’s Irish speaking community and it is one of the few independent bookshops that have held their own and remained successful during these days of the chain store.

Today, the shop keeps the broadest and most comprehensive range of Irish language books and resources in the North, as well as a selection of English language titles that cover various aspects of life in Ireland.

Offer/deal:    10% off all purchases

 

Gael Linn

Founded in 1953, the main aim of Gael Linn is to foster and promote Irish throughout Ireland as a living language and as an expression of identity.

It is well known for the enterprises it founded in Gaeltacht areas, and it continues to implement its entrepreneurial philosophy through the broad range of activities and projects it engages in from year to year. The Gael Linn programme can be divided into three broad categories; education, language promotional schemes and business. Gael Linn have a long tradition of providing adult Gaeltacht courses for An Droichead Members and are delighted to offer card-holding members a generous discount of 20% for our adult courses in Gaoth Dobhair as well as 20% off all our comprehensive music label.

– 35 Sráid an Dáma, Baile Átha Cliath 2   01.6751200 / eolas@gael-linn.ie
– 20 Bóthar na hEaglaise, Ard Mhacha BT61 7QZ  048 37522162/
info@gael-linn.net

Offer/deal:    20% discount on course fees for our adult courses in Gaoth Dobhair, application forms available here, and  also 20% discount on all titles on the comprehensive Gael Linn music label see here. *Purchases of music should be made with a cheque or by phone 00353 1 6751200 or by e-mail eolas@gael-linn.ie as there is no facility  online to process this 20% An Droichead Members’ discount on our website.

 

Teach Jack Hotel, Donegal

Teach Jack is a family run establishment, situated in Cnocfola ( Bloody Foreland – known for its beautiful sunsets) in Gaoth Dobhair (Gweedore) in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht.      

Our services include 27 en-suite bedrooms – all with T.V., direct dial telephone; free wi-fi connection; a fully licensed Bar and Restaurant; a Function Room catering for up to 150 people; meeting rooms ; Bar Food served daily; Safe Car Parking.   ITB Approved.

We have entertainment every weekend and nightly during holiday season; Ceili in Function room every Tuesday night.  We also run intensive courses in the Language, Music and Ceilí dancing.

We emphasise and welcome use of our native language in Teach Jack.  Tá Céad Míle Fáilte romhat: come on in and warm yourself by the fire in the bar, and listen to the Irish language being spoken around you by local speakers.

teacjack@eircom.net  / 00353749531173

Offer/deal:    1 night bed & breakfast, €34 per person; 2 nights bed & breakfast + 1 evening meal €80 per person