The Fadgies were among the original workers in Belfast’s busy markets in the 19th century and were given their nickname by the people of Belfast! Native Irish speakers from Omeath, on the shores of Carlingford Lough, they helped create the city’s first Urban Gaeltacht Quarter in Belfast. Many of their descendants later settled on the Falls Rd. This event provides a fascinating insight into the period with some great characters around – Ailí Ní Mhuirgean was such a successful Dealer she claimed- ‘I could thatch St George’s Market with £5 notes!’ Numbers limited to 10. Meet at An Cultúrlann and you will be guided to the venue within a short walking distance.
Come in for a ‘cupán tae’ and let us tell you a story or two
A Bi-lingual performance – Irish/English
Organised by Aisling Géar Theatre Company. Contact email@example.com for additional information.