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#Cúpla Focal?

# cupla-focal - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

PE lessons could be taught through Irish in effort to make language relevant 'to the next generation'

A new scheme aimed at teaching pupils a second language was announced today.

# cupla-focal - Friday 7 August, 2015

An bhfuil Gaeilge agat? ... People like the idea of Irish - but they still aren't speaking it

What do you think of the Irish language? A major new study’s been carried out, and there are some interesting findings.

# cupla-focal - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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

# cupla-focal - 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.

# cupla-focal - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge "Lastóir agat?" New sticker campaign hopes to help you learn (rude) Irish on the loo Learnontheloo

"Lastóir agat?" New sticker campaign hopes to help you learn (rude) Irish on the loo

Now you can ask for a selfie, in Irish.

# cupla-focal - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: Lester Ryan was giving All-Ireland winning speeches 'as Gaeilge' as a 10-year-old

VIDEO: Lester Ryan was giving All-Ireland winning speeches 'as Gaeilge' as a 10-year-old

The Clara man had been practising for last Saturday since 1998.

# cupla-focal - Thursday 13 March, 2014

'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister

Richard Bruton’s lack of Irish annoyed the opposition at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

# cupla-focal - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator Focail Chuckle

Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator

You get a whole lot more from this foclóir.

# cupla-focal - 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.

# cupla-focal - Friday 30 December, 2011

From The42 What the focal? Stan Collymore shows off by tweeting 'as Gaeilge' Gaeilgeoir

What the focal? Stan Collymore shows off by tweeting 'as Gaeilge'

He’s really quite good, you know.

# cupla-focal - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Developer Paddy Kelly says he likes walking after his BMW is seized; Brian Cowen’s plan to turn 83,000 into 250,000; and the Korean peninsula at loggerheads again – over a Christmas tree.