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fáilte go turas - welcome to turas

Turas meaning ‘journey’ in Irish and Scots Gaelic is an Irish language project in east Belfast that strongly believes that the language belongs to all

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Turas – Discover our Gaelic heritage

Turas, a project of East Belfast Mission was started by Linda Ervine in 2012.

Turas believes that the language belongs to all and promotes the language through night classes and cultural events.



Want to learn or improve your Irish? Check out one of our classes catered to all levels of learner.



Discover our Irish langauge themed gifts and treat yourself or a loved one! 

Bus Tours

Travel through the streets of east Belfast and discover a lost and forgotten history of this part of the city, explore wall murals and learn more about Con O’Neill on one of our many bus tours.


Containing something for everyone, explore and purchase from our selection of Gaelic language and history related tours and locally made products.

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If you have questions about what we do, we will be happy to answer them.

Development of this website was made possible through the support of the following four organisations

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Heritage Lottery Funds logo
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Skainos Centre
239 Newtownards Road
Belfast BT4 1AF

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