# gaeilge - Today’s News
# gaeilge - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Joe McHugh has vowed to “fully immerse” himself in the language and tweet his progress. It’s an approach many politicians could learn from.
# gaeilge - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.
# gaeilge - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Six jobs will be lost as Comhdáil Náisiunta winds up.
# gaeilge - Monday 9 June, 2014
First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.
# gaeilge - Monday 2 June, 2014
Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…
# gaeilge - Monday 19 May, 2014
Placenames translator Logainm.ie have added interactive maps to its website
# gaeilge - Saturday 12 April, 2014
The Lá Dearg group say that aspects of the Good Friday agreement have not been implemented.
# gaeilge - Friday 28 March, 2014
Express yourself, as Gaeilge.
# gaeilge - Monday 24 March, 2014
Mír gan choinne sa cheantar mála.
# gaeilge - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
Duolingo wants to build an Irish database and you could help.
# gaeilge - Monday 10 March, 2014
Just in time for Seachtain na Gaeilge. (Language is quite NSFW.)
# gaeilge - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
This morning’s column debates whether Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed in Irish society. Cad a cheapann tú?
A debate has been ongoing about what place the Irish language has in our society. As someone who speaks Irish, I know how hurtful stereotypes about speakers are, writes Maitiú de Hál.
# gaeilge - Monday 3 March, 2014
# gaeilge - Sunday 23 February, 2014
RTÉ journalist Rónán Ó Domhnaill will take on the role from tomorrow.
# gaeilge - Saturday 22 February, 2014
There is enormous negativity about the Irish language, especially in official circles. But it’s part of who we are and we must fight for its survival, writes Rónán Ó Muirthile.
# gaeilge - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
I took my daughter on her first trip to Dublin on Saturday to participate in the demonstration for Irish language rights. I need her understand her national identity, writes Deirdre Nic Gabhann.
# gaeilge - Saturday 15 February, 2014
As many as 5,000 are attending the protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.
# gaeilge - Friday 14 February, 2014
It’s bad for democracy when Government picks and chooses what legislation to implement and when they censor and undermine anyone who has an opposing view to them, writes Daithí de Buitléir.
# gaeilge - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
An Coimisinéir Teanga acts as ombudsman service to monitor the compliance of state services in the Irish language.
The event is part of a “strong campaign” for the Irish language taking place this year.
# gaeilge - Saturday 1 February, 2014
Irish is my second language but it has opened up a whole new world for me, and deepened my understanding of what it means to live in this country. I recognise, of course, that I have been exceptionally lucky, writes Seán Mag Leannáin.
# gaeilge - Monday 16 December, 2013
‘S na cloig ag bualadh leo, Lá breith Mac Dé!
# gaeilge - Thursday 12 December, 2013
I like your chicken roll…
The majority of Irish people are favourably disposed towards the language, writes Seán Mag Leannáin, who says that’s a bit of a miracle given the forces raging against it.
# gaeilge - Saturday 7 December, 2013
One commentator has suggested we either go full Irish or drop the language altogether. Do you think we should do more to encourage use of Gaeilge?
# gaeilge - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
Seán Ó’Cuirreáin was appointed to the role to monitor how public bodies were increasing the quantity of services provided through Irish.
Seán Ó Cuirreáin will meet with the Public Service Oversight and Petitions later today to discuss his Office’s annual report.
# gaeilge - Thursday 28 November, 2013
To prepare for the end to derogation of the Irish language, more Irish speakers will be needed to translate EU documents.
# gaeilge - Thursday 31 October, 2013
The government is abolishing a scheme that gave bonus marks to people sitting civil service entrance exams if they speak Irish.
# gaeilge - Sunday 30 June, 2013
The best three weeks of the summer for any Irish teenager.
# gaeilge - Monday 10 June, 2013
“LÉIGH ANOIS go cúramach, ar do scrúdpháipéar, na treoracha agus na ceisteanna a ghabhann le Cuid A.”
Sorry about the cold sweat that you may now be in, readers – we just wanted you to think of the Leaving Cert students sitting their first Irish paper, including the dreaded aural test, this afternoon. See? There are worse things than the end of a heatwave…
# gaeilge - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
A letter destined for Belfast ended up in Macau, China. Totally understandable.
# gaeilge - Thursday 11 April, 2013
# gaeilge - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The poetry, prose and history of the Irish language should be taken out of the current course and put into a separate, optional subject for advanced students – while “Irish Language” should be taught to every student as a core subject, writes Aodhán Ó Deá.
# gaeilge - Saturday 16 March, 2013
How long is the Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin? And how many years has it been since there was a pope from outside Europe?
# gaeilge - Friday 15 March, 2013
Lámhs in the air now everyone…
# gaeilge - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
The Taoiseach tells the Dáil it’s not just Gardaí who are being asked to make a contribution to economic recovery.
# gaeilge - Friday 1 March, 2013
# gaeilge - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
‘It is absolutely 100% about standing up to an attitude that seeks to embarrass Irish language speakers.’