# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - Sunday 20 July, 2014
Students at Conradh na Gaeilge told one documentary maker about the attitudes their Irish friends had towards them learning the language.
# irish-language - 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.
Dúirt Joe McHugh nach bhuil sé muiníneach sa teanga go fóill.
# irish-language - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
# irish-language - Monday 7 July, 2014
Is the mixture of Irish vocabulary and English grammar spoken by students in immersion courses simply incorrect language… or a linguistic gem?
# irish-language - Monday 2 June, 2014
Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…
# irish-language - Monday 19 May, 2014
Placenames translator Logainm.ie have added interactive maps to its website
# irish-language - Saturday 12 April, 2014
The Lá Dearg group say that aspects of the Good Friday agreement have not been implemented.
# irish-language - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
# irish-language - Friday 4 April, 2014
Conradh na Gaeilge said they will be lobbying for state services to be provided both in English and Irish.
# irish-language - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Recognising Ireland’s place in an international context allows us to explore the real reasons for our widespread weakness in learning Irish, as well as foreign languages, writes Dermot McNally.
# irish-language - Friday 28 March, 2014
# irish-language - Monday 24 March, 2014
Mír gan choinne sa cheantar mála.
# irish-language - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
Duolingo wants to build an Irish database and you could help.
# irish-language - Friday 14 March, 2014
Anyone for a bit of face paint? Ah, go on.
# irish-language - Thursday 13 March, 2014
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
# irish-language - Monday 10 March, 2014
Just in time for Seachtain na Gaeilge. (Language is quite NSFW.)
# irish-language - Thursday 6 March, 2014
The passengers said they were told “when you’re in Britain it’s English that’s spoken”.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - Sunday 23 February, 2014
Because we all know Bart Simpson really sounds like a 60-year-old man.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - Saturday 15 February, 2014
As many as 5,000 are attending the protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - Thursday 16 January, 2014
The report from the Council of Europe also looked at the minority languages in use in the UK like Welsh and Scottish Gaelic.
# irish-language - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
The Department of Education says it is searching for a site for the school, which is due to open in September.
# irish-language - Monday 23 December, 2013
The theatre closed in 2007 for renovation after a fire caused extensive smoke damage.
# irish-language - Thursday 12 December, 2013
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.
# irish-language - Saturday 7 December, 2013
The Irish language is either a waste of scarce public money, or it is a national treasure that we must make it our mission to revive into daily use. Either way, it’s time to get off the fence.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - Thursday 14 November, 2013
From Nixon and Presley to Hitler and Chamberlain right back to Arnold Schwarzenegger, these handshakes deserve to go down in history.
# irish-language - Thursday 3 October, 2013
“Féinphic Sunday” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
# irish-language - Sunday 30 June, 2013
The best three weeks of the summer for any Irish teenager.
# irish-language - 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.
# irish-language - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
An leatsa an gluaisteán seo?
An absence of staff with competence in both official languages of the State is one of the main factors restricting state bodies in their delivery of services to the public in Irish, according to a report.
# irish-language - Friday 14 December, 2012
Hold onto your bar stools.