Altan singer and fiddle player Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh is set to lead the celebration’s at Letterkenny’s Irish-speaking primary school, Gaelscoil Adhamnáin, when the school marks its twentieth anniversary later this month.
From it’s humble beginnings at the VEC car park in Ard O Donnell to the modern building at Glencar, there are now almost 400 pupils and 19 teachers at the school.
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta is set to broadcast from the school on September 28th and a special prayer service and blessing will start the anniversary celebrations.
Special guest Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh will launch a CD of songs recorded by pupils for the occasion.
Current and former pupils and their parents and all those part of the school community are also invited to attend a mass in St Eunan’s Cathedral at 5.30pm on October 1st.
Later that evening on October 1st at 7pm a buffet, live music and disco have been organised at the Clanree Hotel to end the celebrations. Tickets are 20 euro and available from the school. Tel: 0749126117.Tags: