News & events

Intouchables/Untouchable

2017-11-13T16:15:30+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Don't miss this French film at Garter Lane Arts Centre. Book online at www.garterlane.ie. Alliance Française Waterford Concession tickets: €6.00 Saturday 12th Jan. at 20:00, Sunday 13th Jan. at 20:00   Move over Jean Dujardin and The Artist: France's most talked-about performance and film this year comes in the shape of this comedy that's become [...]

2013 classes commencing

2016-05-09T10:24:34+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

The second term will commence in January 2013 for Primary school children with Anne-Sophie on Monday 7th January. Secondary school students with Clotilde, on Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th January. Secondary school students with Ben, on Tuesday 15th January. Adult classes will start week commencing Monday 14th. If there are any queries, call Nell on [...]

Franco-Irish Literary Festival 2012

2017-11-13T16:15:30+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

The Franco-Irish Literary Festival is thirteen years old. Who could have predicted such longevity for the modest gathering of authors from two different cultures but sharing the same love of literature? Now a significant date in Dublin’s annual literarycalendar, The Franco-Irish Literary Festival is ready for its 13th edition, enriching the tradition that led to [...]

Let’s French… Again! FILMS !

2017-11-13T16:15:30+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Waterford Film For All and Garter Lane Arts Centre presents...... Fans of French films are in for a treat this weekend. In association with Let's French Again! Festival we're proud to present three very different films from the home of top class cinema. The weekend opens on Friday 30th at 9pm with Sarah's Key, starring [...]

Waterford Writers Weekend

2017-11-13T16:15:30+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Martin is a sixty three year old ex-restaurateur and chef de cuisine . He describes writing as his first love and did a B.A in English and History before becoming a chef. He started writing again when Waterford local radio station WLR asked him to do a weekly recipe slot in 1980, just after he [...]

Let’s French… Again!

2016-05-09T10:24:34+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Alliance Française Waterford & Wexford is delighted to be associated this spring with,'Let's French... Again!' Festival. Everybody is invited to plunge into a bubble of French atmosphere right in the heart of Waterford City. Come and enjoy a sample of la culture Française: photographs, music, cinema, literature, food... and of course, wine! From 24th to 31st March 2012, [...]

Séminaire bonne gouvernance II, Galway.

2016-05-09T10:24:34+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Four members of the Alliance Française Waterford et Wexford committee (Robbert & Nell Van Donselaar, Dan Jensen and Mary Fearon) attended a Good Governance Seminar in Galway on Saturday, October 8th, 2011. The Seminar was hosted by Clare Bourgeois, Déléguée Générale de l’Alliance Française en Irlande. Presentations were made by Patricia Quinn, specialist in not- [...]

Diplôme DELF A2 awards

2016-05-09T10:24:34+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Congratulations to the members of Alliance Française Waterford who received their Diplôme DELF A2 certificates during October. Alliance Française Waterford teachers prepared the students for the examination which provides accreditation in proficiency in the French language. DELF is the Official French proficiency test administered by the Centre international d'étude pédagogiques. DELF is recognized as a [...]

Eileen Ryan , Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques

2016-05-09T10:24:34+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

The Alliance Française de Waterford was given a great boost when Eileen Ryan, the long time President, was made Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques at a reception in the French Embassy Dublin on 26th June last. The award is presented to individuals in recognition for services to French culture and is a considerable distinction. [...]

Caroline Moreau concert Sat. 4th June

2017-11-13T16:15:30+00:00 October 5th, 2013|

Alliance Française de Waterford presents French chanteuse Caroline Moreau with her powerful vocal sensibility to "Amours Toujours etc.", a gutsy and vibrant show that skillfully weaves the lighter and darker aspects of love. She will revisit some of the masterpieces of chanson that she has made her own, including Jacques Brel's 'Amsterdam' and songs by [...]