Day: July 21, 2012

Russian-language sports in Ireland

21.07.2012

Football, ice hockey, roller hockey (inline hockey), badminton, table tennis, basketball, airsoft, handball… and this is not even a complete list of sports played on Irish soil by Russian athletes.

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Smithfield Amateur Boxing Club

21.07.2012

Dublin’s Smithfield BoxingClub supports the Eastern European boxing tradition in Ireland and gives youngsters from Russian speaking families an opportunity to train with coaches who speak their mother tongue.

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Russian dance kings conquer Ireland and the rest of world

21.07.2012

Ireland is represented at the world championships in ballroom dancing by a Russian couple, Vitaly Sevastyanov and Anna Stepunina. They are the champions of the Emerald Isle.

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Alexander Baburin Ireland’s only chess grand master

21.07.2012

Alexander E. Baburin, professional chess player, coach, chess journalist, author and publisher, was born on 19th February 1967 in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod). He has been living in Dublin since 1993. Alexander is a chess Grand Master and has won many international tournaments. From 1996 to 1998 he was ranked one of the 100 strongest […]

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TCD Russian Society

21.07.2012

When the current Russian society of Trinity College Dublin was set up it was already the fourth attempt to create a club for the promotion of Russian language and culture in Ireland’s oldest university. Established in April 2009 by a group of students at TCD’s Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, the society organises various […]

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“Russian” University College Dublin

21.07.2012

The popularity of Russian language and culture in Ireland is growing, it is quite obvious! Russian business, music, movies, newspapers, radio, shops, and much more not only unite the Russian-speaking community, but also involve the Irish in the communities. One of the most accessible ways to do so for students is to get themselves involved […]

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Eurolog Ireland

21.07.2012

Eurolog Ireland is an association of schools, Russian language courses and Russian culture centres of all sorts, teachers of Russian language and literature, Russian-speaking parents and parents who have adopted Russian children, and enthusiastic activists: all those interested in teaching and learning, safeguarding and promoting the Russian language.

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The Galway Alliance

21.07.2012

More than 1500 nationals come together under the Alliance cultural centre. The Alliance is involved in organizing various projects: holidays, family boat trips, group park meetings and trips to Dublin for Russian-language events. We also organize charity actions, collect items and send them to orphanages in Moldova and Ukraine, and release a monthly Russian newspaper. It […]

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Russian school in Cork

21.07.2012

The Russian school in Cork, the second largest city in the republic, is an officially registered volunteer organization, created by parents in order to help their children to study Russian language and Slavic culture.

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A Rainbow above the land of Celts

21.07.2012

A school called “Rainbow”, organized by two women with real Russian spirit, has existed for two years now. “At the beginning it was very difficult. We didn’t know anyone and nobody helped us”, said Svetlana Usovich,  the principal of “Rainbow”. “But we really wanted to make something good for our children”. Svetlana is from Belarus. […]

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