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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.

Gaelic East Belfast

Bus Tour

Travel through the streets of east Belfast and discover a lost and forgotten history of this part of the city.

Con O’Neill

Bus Tour

Follow in the footsteps of  Con O’Neill, the last Gaelic Lord of Clandeboye, as we travel back in time over four hundred years.

Wall Murals

Bus Tour

Travel the streets of east Belfast uncovering the stories behind many of our iconic wall murals.


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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