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405, 2021

Colette, The Oscar-Winning French Film

By |May 4th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Featured News, General News|

French film "Colette" has won the Oscar for best documentary short at the 93rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles. This week, discover more about this former Résistance fighter and her visit to the concentration camp where her brother died during WW2. Read the article here: https://madame.lefigaro.fr/celebrites/video-documentaire-colette-prime-aux-oscars-270421-196307

405, 2021

Très Court International Film Festival at Alliance Française de Limerick

By |May 4th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events, Featured News, General News|

Alliance Française de Limerick is delighted to be partnering with the Très Court International Film Festival 2021. The festival will be held online this year, so you can watch the "very short" films from the comfort of your own home! A bit about the festival: A "Très Court" is a 4 minutes max short movie. All kinds are represented: fiction, animation, documentary, music video, video blog... It's a movie format expending [...]

2604, 2021

Free Online Screening: Le Mystère Henri Pick – Irish Premiere

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events, Featured News, General News|

To celebrate La Fête de la Bretagne 2021, we are delighted to present the Irish Premiere of ‘The Mystery of Henry Pick’ by Rémi Bezançon, an entertaining comedy filmed in Brittany, adapted from David Foenkinos' eponymous novel and featuring Camille Cottin (Call My Agent) and Fabrice Luchini. In a bizarre Breton library that collects rejected, never published manuscripts, a young editor discovers a novel that she considers a masterpiece. It [...]

2604, 2021

Book Club: Le Petit Prince

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events, Featured News, General News|

Our brand new book club is taking place this Thursday the 29th. The book is a French classic, Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Bill will be leading the discussion about the book over Zoom. It’s not too late to join, click the button below to register, or email Delphine at bonjour@aflimerick.org. REGISTER HERE

2604, 2021

A Look At How The French Drank During Lockdown

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Featured News, General News|

Delphine's French article pick of the week is this article from BFM Business about how French people's wine consumption changed over the course of lockdown. To read, click here: https://www.bfmtv.com/economie/consommation/rouge-blanc-rose-champagne-ce-que-les-francais-ont-bu-pendant-le-confinement_AN-202103260060.html   Image credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

2604, 2021

Online Fête de la Bretagne, ‘Gouel Breizh’, Brittany Day

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events, Featured News, General News|

Discover and experience Breton tradition, folklore and spirit! Every year in May, the Fête de la Bretagne, 'Gouel Breizh' brings together thousands of people all over the world. In Ireland, we invite you to celebrate this special occasion with an online programme of free events organised by Breizheire, the Galway-Lorient twinning committee, the French Embassy and the Alliance Française network in Ireland. Expect a beautiful musical performance by PIANOCEAN from her sailboat, the free online screening of ‘The Mystery of Henry Pick’ a witty comedy [...]

1504, 2021

A List of France’s Most Iconic Places

By |April 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Featured News, General News|

Let’s escape with this list of France’s most iconic places - to be seen at least once! Évadons-nous un peu avec ce Tour de France des endroits à voir absolument au moins une fois! Check out the article below from Vogue France: https://www.vogue.fr/lifestyle/article/30-lieux-iconiques-a-voir-au-moins-une-fois-dans-sa-vie-en-france   Photo Credit: Julian Elliott Photography

1504, 2021

Cambridge University Library Liberation Literature Lecture 2021

By |April 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events, Featured News, General News|

Cambridge University Library is holding lecture on French Liberation literature. Check out the blurb below from Cambridge University Library below for details. The event is free to attend online, and will be held in French with English subtitles. Click here for more details about the event. To register to attend, click here. While historical facts remain the same, our understanding of history is subject to all kinds of variations. This [...]

1504, 2021

Join Our Brand New Film Club!

By |April 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Featured News, General News|

Join our brand new monthly Film Club to further explore French culture through its most loved films. Watch this month's movie in your own time, and join Nelly to exchange ideas! The Film Club is starting on 21 April. Email Delphine at bonjour@aflimerick.org to sign up, or click the button below! REGISTER HERE

1204, 2021

DELF Exams Spring Session

By |April 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured News, General News|

It is not too late to get your level of French certified this Spring with the DELF exams, organised by the French ministry of Education and internationally recognised. Registration deadline for the May session is 16/04. To register, email Delphine. You can click the button below to email, or the email address is bonjour@aflimerick.org. EMAIL TO REGISTER

2503, 2021

Beat the Doom and Gloom: The Secrets of Five Optimists

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: Culture, General News|

This week, let's counteract the ambient gloom, let's talk about optimism! This article from Madame Figaro reveals the secrets of five optimists to stay upbeat in the current climate... Cette semaine, faisons contrepied à la morosité ambiante et parlons d'optimisme! Cet article extrait de Madame Figaro vous révèle les secrets de cinq optimistes pour garder le moral par les temps qui courent... Check the article out here.

1103, 2021

Edna O’Brien

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events|

Edna O'Brien named Commander in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by French Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin Replay of Edna O’Brien’s Award Ceremony Until 6 April 2021 Multi-awarded author Edna O’Brien received France’s highest cultural distinction by French Minister Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin on the Eve of International Women’s Day. During the ceremony organized by the French Embassy to Ireland, the Irish Embassy to France, the Centre Culturel Irlandais, the Cercle Littéraire Irlandais and the [...]

1103, 2021

Free Film Screening: ‘DHALINYARO’ (Youth) by Lula Ali Ismaïl

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

For this year's Online Francophonie Film Screening, we invite you to travel to Djibouti! Join us for the Irish Premiere of Dhalinyaro (Youth), a 2017 Djiboutian feature directed by the first Djiboutian film director, Lula Ali Ismaïl. This film received critical acclaim and won several awards at international film festivals. It follows three young women from different socio-economic backgrounds. This is the last year in Secondary School before going to University: Deka and her two best friends have to choose what they [...]

1103, 2021

Francophonie Festival 2021 – Until 17 April 2021

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Events, General News|

          To celebrate French language and cultural diversity, the Francophonie Festival showcases once again a variety of cultural events involving literature, film, music, virtual visits, talks & debates. It explores many topics including climate, gender equality, Africa and more. The full programme takes place online from 27 February to 17 April 2021. Find out more

803, 2021

Spring Online Classes

By |March 8th, 2021|Categories: Events, General News|

Bonjour from all the team Spring is finally here Have you time on your hands ? Join our Online Classes All ages and abilities                        10 weeks for €150               8th of March -28th May 2021 Contact Delphine for more details:061-414818Email: bonjour@alflimerick.org            www.aflimerick.org                [...]

403, 2021

International Women’s Day 8th March- Online Screening

By |March 4th, 2021|Categories: Culture|

Online Screening   International Women's Day: "Woman" Monday 8 March at 8pm – Streaming on Eventive       The French Embassy, in association with the Alliance Française network in Ireland and the National Women's Council of Ireland are delighted to present the Irish Premiere screening of Woman by Anastasia Mikova and Yann Arthus-Bertrand to celebrate International Women's Day and as part of the Francophonie Festival in Ireland. The documentary, based on first-person encounters, puts together the testimonies of 2,000 women across 50 countries , from Heads of States to beauty queens, and bus drivers to [...]

203, 2021

Literature European Book Club : Anne Garréta – French author 4 March 2021

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Culture|

Meet with the incredibly talented and inventive French author Anne Garréta who will talk about her novel Sphinx the first genderless love story in French. The event will be presented in English by Jean-Philippe Imbert, professor of Comparative Literature and Sexuality Studies at DCU. Anne Garréta is currently Research Professor in Literature at Duke University. Her research interests include the history and theory of the novel, the relationship between literature and the sciences, aesthetics, gender and queer theory. Sphinx tells the [...]

1602, 2021

Free Online Events

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture|

Watch ballet performances, view artwork, or perhaps take a trip to the circus? Follow these links: https://www.numeridanse.tv/en/home for access to free online dance video library https://www.cnac.tv/index.php for the circus https://www.pop.culture.gouv.fr/ for art  

1602, 2021

Free Online Screening: Donne-moi des Ailes

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture|

    ‘Spread Your Wings' (Donne-moi des ailes) by Nicolas Vanier Until 28 February 2021       Based on an incredible true story, Spread Your Wings follows videogame-addicted teenager Thomas who is sent by his mother, Paola, to spend the school holidays with his father, Christian, in the beautiful, yet secluded, wetlands of the Camargue region in Southern France. Christian is a visionary scientist who studies migrating geese. For his teenage son Thomas, the idea of spending [...]

1602, 2021

Free Online Screening – Irish Premiere: Legacy

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture|

    'LEGACY' the new documentary by Yann Artthus-Bertrand 4-28 February 2021   “Legacy, our heritage” is Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s new documentary film, looking back on fifty years of the famous photographer’s commitment to ecology. Eleven years after “Home”, Yann Arthus-Bertrand returns with “Legacy”, a powerful cry from the heart. He shares a sensitive and radical vision of our world, which he has seen deteriorate over the course of a generation, and [...]

1602, 2021

Night of Ideas 2021

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Celebrating the stream of ideas between countries, cultures, topics and generations. The Night of Ideas is a global initiative by Institut Français taking place worldwide. In Ireland, The French Embassy has organized The Green Night of Ideas 2021 entirely dedicated to the environment featuring a series of digital screenings and debates taking place in January and February 2021. This year for the first time we are also offering a School Project to involve young people to debate in class thanks to [...]

1602, 2021

Limerick Literary Festival

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Limerick Literary Festival, formerly known as The Kate O’Brien Weekend, began in 1984 to mark the tenth anniversary of the death of Limerick-born Kate O’Brien. The event continues to celebrate the life and works of the author, while attracting prominent participants from all over the world. It is an inspiring mix of both discourse and discussion.   Following a difficult year and anticipating ongoing restrictions the festival returns for [...]

1708, 2020

August Online Teen Courses at AF Limerick

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

7 Pery Square, Limerick www.aflimerick.org Tel. 061-414 181/ 086-814 6344 Email bonjour@aflimerick.org   Attention all secondary Students- Get your 2021 French off to a flying start! This August, AF Limerick is the place to go to restore your confidence in French before returning to the classroom We are running online Pre-Leaving Certificate and Pre-Junior Certificate Classes this August: Tuesday 25/08 to Friday 28/08 incl. 10-12 pm Only €125 Course content includes Grammar, [...]

2905, 2020

Summer Online at Alliance Française Limerick

By |May 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Learn French online this summer! Due to popular demand we have expanded our online class schedule. Take a 6 week block of 1.5 hour classes for €99 starting from Monday 8th June  Classes to suit all levels Beginners, Intermediate , Advanced and Holiday French Phone or email Delphine for class days and times We also offer one to one classes tailored to suit all levels Delphine has all the class details [...]

2304, 2020

Classes from the comfort of your own home!

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

          Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions we are currently closed   Stay Safe –Stay Home  Classes from the comfort and safety of your own home ! Bonjour from all the team at Alliance Française de Limerick. We hope you are staying safe and well in these extremely challenging times. Many of you have now switched over to online classes. Thank you most sincerely for your [...]

2003, 2020

Remote Learning at AF Limerick

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

  KEEP IN TOUCH WITH FRENCH DURING THE CRISIS: ALLIANCE FRANCAISE LIMERICK IS COMMITTED TO MAINTAINING CONTINUITY OF CLASSES, WITH OUR ADULT/TEEN GROUP CLASSES AND PRIVATE TUITUION NOW HELD ONLINE.     In response to the closure of all schools until further notice to contain the Covid-19 epidemic, the Alliance Française de Limerick team has put in place a simple and adequate system to provide learners with a remote learning solution. [...]

903, 2020

Covid-19: Alliance Française de Limerick is currently closed. 

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Important Notice: Alliance Française de Limerick is currently closed. In solidarity with the Irish People and following Government directives, Alliance Française de Limerick  will remain closed until further notice. In the Interim,  we are providing French online classes Remember that anyone can avail of the online library Culturethèque. We will continue to monitor the situation and advise of any development or changes. Please refer to our website for further updates. [...]

2602, 2020

CINE CLUB 4th March 2020

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CINE CLUB Wednesday 4th March- 8pm LA PROMESSE DE L’AUBE BY ERIC BARBIER Join the Alliance Française Limerick Cine Club at No.1 Pery Square, Limerick, in the elegant and comfy Drawing Room. This month, (re)discover the 2017 French drama/history film, adaptation of Romain Gary’s epic memoir. A man recounts his life, from his childhood through his experiences in World War II, and the story of his self-sacrificing mother, who raised [...]

2602, 2020

BOOK-CLUB March 2020

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

JOIN THE AFL LUNCH TIME BOOK CLUB! Le Club de Lecture de l’Alliance Française Limerick Animé par Bill Sinden   Book of the month : Contes du jour et de la nuit de Maupassant.                                                      (7e conte, “Le Bonheur”) FREE for ALL AFL MEMBERS March [...]

2401, 2020

LEAVING CERT ORAL WORKSHOP 28TH MARCH 2020

By |January 24th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

7 Pery Square, Limerick www.aflimerick.org e-mail - bonjour@aflimerick.org           LEAVING CERTIFICATE ORAL PREPARATION WORKSHOP Saturday 28th March 2020, 10am to 2.30pm Price: €70   Join our Oral preparation workshop to finalise your revisions before exam week starts! This workshop offers 4 hours of intensive oral practice with a native speaker to help you boost your confidence before the French Orals. You will focus on all aspects [...]

1601, 2020

2020 Spring term

By |January 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

2020 SPRING TERM - New 15 week Term commences on  Monday 27th  of January 2020  Holiday dates  Mid-term 1 week from Monday  17th February 2020  Easter 2 weeks from Monday 6th  April  2020  Whether you are continuing on from the last term or joining us now, all classes will run for the next 15 weeks concluding on Friday the 29th of May 2020. How to enrol: Choose your course for Adults, [...]

1601, 2020

La Nuit des Idées

By |January 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

A night in the world, to think together! Celebrating the stream of ideas between countries, cultures, topics and generations, The Night of Ideas takes place worldwide on Thursday 30th January 2020 and will focus on the theme: “Being Alive”. Guests from diverse backgrounds will gather to discuss the theme all across the five continents. Join us for the very first Night of Ideas in Limerick!   Program: 6 pm – Musical [...]

711, 2019

Upcoming Cine Club

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Le Ciné-Club De L'Alliance Francaise Limerick @ No.1 Pery Sq Limerick. THURSDAY 30th JANUARY 2020 at 7 pm "DEMAIN" In partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland, the Institut Français and The Night of Ideas. Documentary (2015) What if showing solutions, telling a story that does good, was the best way to solve the ecological, economic and social crisis that our countries are going through? Following the publication of a [...]

2910, 2019

Become a Member

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Being a Member at Alliance Française de Limerick: If you would like to get deeper knowledge of the French culture and interact with people who love French, our membership is made for you! Our membership is annual and last for a full academic year. Benefits include:  Subscription to our monthly Newsletter Membership of the Book Club every Friday at 1.15 pm with Bill Sinden in Room 1 at 7 Pery [...]

2208, 2019

Course Brochure 2019/20

By |August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

As the Summer comes to a close we invite you to discover our exciting new September 2019/2020 Class Brochure. Whether you are an existing or a new student we would love you to join us as we set out on our new academic year Open Night Dates: Tuesday 10th September 2019 6.00 to 8.30 pm Thursday 12th September 2019 6.00 to 8.30 pm We offer day and evening classes [...]

2303, 2019

Teacher Profiles

By |March 23rd, 2019|Categories: General News|

Teacher Profiles Bonjour! My name is Audrey, I come from New Caledonia, a french island in the Pacific Ocean, close to Australia.  This shows how widespread the french language and culture are in the world. I’ve been living in Ireland for 3 years now. I was a secondary school teacher in New Caledonia but  teaching at the french Alliance is a completely different experience, as you [...]

2302, 2019

DELF Exams

By |February 23rd, 2019|Categories: General News|

Please click here to download the 2021 DELF Calendar. Alliance Française de Limerick is the only centre offering you the opportunity to hold a certificate recognised by the French Ministry of Education in Limerick.  DELF & DALF are composed of 6 independent diplomas that correspond to the levels of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. These internationally renowned certificates meet both the individual's needs and also help in the [...]

911, 2017

Professeurs de français

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Job Opportunities|

Nos professeurs de français Préparer et enseigner pour les leçons de français. Depuis 1944, l’Alliance Française est un acteur local incontournable à Limerick et sa région pour la diffusion de la langue française et des cultures francophones. Association sans but lucratif de droit local, ce centre de références pour l’enseignement/apprentissage du français est situé au cœur de la ville. De langue maternelle française, nos professeurs sont diplômés en Français Langue Etrangère et justifient [...]

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