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# gaeilge - Today’s News

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# gaeilge - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job Léigh Anois Go Curamach

Here’s why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job

It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.

# gaeilge - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 word pronunciations Irish people need the world to know about Say It Right

# gaeilge - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things we all said in our Irish oral and what we actually meant Dia Duit

11 things we all said in our Irish oral and what we actually meant

It’s time to relive the trauma.

# gaeilge - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 jokes and references only people who learned Irish will get Thug Life

11 jokes and references only people who learned Irish will get

Is mise Bart Simpson. Tá mo chraiceann buí.

# gaeilge - Monday 6 April, 2015

Do we care enough about Irish to keep it alive?

I have next to no Irish and I’m embarrassed by that… yet I don’t think I’ll ever learn.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge YouTube totally mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins’ Paddy’s Day address Ni Thuigim

An 5 rud a tharlaíonn nuair a labhraíonn tú Gaeilge in Éirinn

(Psst… there’s an as bearla version in here too).

# gaeilge - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch these Hollywood stars try (and fail) to speak Irish

# gaeilge - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 Irish words that don’t exist in English Liudraman

7 Irish words that don’t exist in English

Bit of plámás, be grand.

# gaeilge - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons why Irish is the best language in the world

11 reasons why Irish is the best language in the world

Sure isn’t it a great little language.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

“10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language”

According to a report by a culture and Gaeltacht committee anyway…

# gaeilge - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Someone excellently corrected the Gaeilge on this Dublin sign Fixed It For You

Someone excellently corrected the Gaeilge on this Dublin sign

Don’t mess with this gaeilgeoir.

# gaeilge - Friday 19 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone took correcting this sign as Gaeilge into their own hands Ar Ceart

# gaeilge - Monday 8 December, 2014

‘Irish language for third-level entry shouldn’t be a rule’, universities told Briseadh Na Rialacha This post contains a poll

‘Irish language for third-level entry shouldn’t be a rule’, universities told

Only for Irish language courses according to a task group report.

# gaeilge - Monday 24 November, 2014

‘Curry my yoghurt’ DUP MP receives death threat

Over the weekend, Gregory Campbell said he’d treat an Irish Language Act as “toilet paper.”

# gaeilge - Saturday 22 November, 2014

‘Curry my yoghurt’ DUP MP says he would treat Irish Language Act ‘like toilet paper’

Gregory Campbell also joked about his earlier controversial comments.

# gaeilge - Monday 20 October, 2014

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan Off Track This post contains a poll

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan

The pilot scheme aimed to have Irish and English the same size on road signs.

# gaeilge - Monday 13 October, 2014

A lot of people think Enda was wrong to make this guy Gaeltacht Minister

But he doesn’t “take it personally.”

# gaeilge - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge An Post: No, we don’t scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge Honours Irish

An Post: No, we don’t scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge

Feidhlim Seoige’s photo of an envelope with a crossed-out address was widely shared on Twitter.

# gaeilge - Monday 15 September, 2014

As of this morning, you can now read RTÉ news online ‘as Gaeilge’

Attention: Múinteóirí Gaeilge

# gaeilge - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Fiddles at the ready: The world’s biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today

President Higgins will be on hand to open Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: The new Gaeltacht Minister has hit the ground running – despite not being fluent

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

Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn’t care about them

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

70-year-old Irish language board closes

Six jobs will be lost as Comhdáil Náisiunta winds up.

# gaeilge - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

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

From The Daily Edge 11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht An Dtuigeann Tu?

11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht

Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…

# gaeilge - Monday 19 May, 2014

How many Ballyduffs are there? What about Ballymurphys?

Placenames translator Logainm.ie have added interactive maps to its website

# gaeilge - Saturday 12 April, 2014

March planned in Belfast over ‘failure’ to protect the Irish language

The Lá Dearg group say that aspects of the Good Friday agreement have not been implemented.

# gaeilge - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists PS I Love You

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists

Express yourself, as Gaeilge.

# gaeilge - Monday 24 March, 2014

Tesco is looking at introducing Irish-speaking self-service checkouts

Mír gan choinne sa cheantar mála.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Can you speak Irish? Want to help the world learn?

Duolingo wants to build an Irish database and you could help.

# gaeilge - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s a handy guide to swearing as Gaeilge Focail Dána

Here’s a handy guide to swearing as Gaeilge

Just in time for Seachtain na Gaeilge. (Language is quite NSFW.)

# gaeilge - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Poll: Is enough being done to support Irish language speakers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is enough being done to support Irish language speakers?

This morning’s column debates whether Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed in Irish society. Cad a cheapann tú?

Column: Are Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed?

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

From The Daily Edge Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh delivered the biggest TMI you’ll read today Tmi Tmi Tmi

# gaeilge - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ó Cuirreáin has formally stepped down as Irish Language Commissioner

RTÉ journalist Rónán Ó Domhnaill will take on the role from tomorrow.

# gaeilge - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Column: Why bother learning Irish?

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

Column: I need my daughter to know I didn’t sit back and watch our language die

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

Thousands attend protest calling for increased support of Irish language

As many as 5,000 are attending the protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.

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