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# gaeltacht - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'
# Education
# Education

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'

Sep 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 28,878 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.

# gaeltacht - Thursday 14 August, 2014

New Gaeltacht minister: No, I haven't started Irish lessons yet
# Cúpla Focail
# Cúpla Focail

New Gaeltacht minister: No, I haven't started Irish lessons yet

Aug 14th 2014, 11:40 AM 16,546 Views 132 Comments

Heather Humphreys, the senior minister at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has admitted her command of the language isn’t the best.

# gaeltacht - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

New Gaeltacht minister now "thinking in Irish" after summer cramming classes
# Mo Laethanta Saoire
# Mo Laethanta Saoire

New Gaeltacht minister now "thinking in Irish" after summer cramming classes

Jul 29th 2014, 9:13 PM 11,251 Views 44 Comments

Joe McHugh’s been sent to the Gaeltacht to brush up on the teanga.

# gaeltacht - Monday 28 July, 2014

Coláiste Lurgan cover Kodaline in snazziest video yet
# Grá Mo Chroí
From The Daily Edge
# Grá Mo Chroí

Coláiste Lurgan cover Kodaline in snazziest video yet

Jul 28th 2014, 9:12 PM 3,384 Views 4 Comments

Gach duine le cheile!

# gaeltacht - Friday 18 July, 2014

The Gaeltacht Minister wants you to join him on 'a journey' to improve his Irish
# Teanga
# Teanga

The Gaeltacht Minister wants you to join him on 'a journey' to improve his Irish

Jul 18th 2014, 3:13 PM 6,981 Views 55 Comments

Dúirt an tAire McHugh: “Léiríonn mó chás-sa an saol mar atá sé do go leor de mhuintir na tíre seo.”

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 162 Views 66 Comments

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.

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge
# First Day
# First Day

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge

Jul 16th 2014, 11:37 AM 26,951 Views 77 Comments

Dúirt Joe McHugh nach bhuil sé muiníneach sa teanga go fóill.

# gaeltacht - Monday 7 July, 2014

Here's every phrase you WANT to say in the Gaeltacht, but don't know how
# YOLO
From The Daily Edge
# YOLO

Here's every phrase you WANT to say in the Gaeltacht, but don't know how

Jul 7th 2014, 6:45 PM 8,678 Views 7 Comments

Finally! An essential guide.

Coláiste Lurgan do Garth Brooks as Gaeilge
# Callin Colaiste Lurgan
From The Daily Edge
# Callin Colaiste Lurgan

Coláiste Lurgan do Garth Brooks as Gaeilge

Jul 7th 2014, 4:55 PM 6,386 Views 2 Comments

Well, they kind of had to, didn’t they?

# gaeltacht - Monday 30 June, 2014

Coldplay sound better as Gaeilge, and Coláiste Lurgan are proving it
# Sky Full Of Stars
From The Daily Edge
# Sky Full Of Stars

Coldplay sound better as Gaeilge, and Coláiste Lurgan are proving it

Jun 30th 2014, 1:45 PM 4,105 Views 2 Comments

They’re ba-ack!

# gaeltacht - Thursday 5 June, 2014

New information given to gardaí about Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí abuse allegations
# Donal Lovely
# Donal Lovely

New information given to gardaí about Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí abuse allegations

Jun 5th 2014, 5:55 PM 18,556 Views 15 Comments

Known as ‘Donal Lovely’, the late teacher is accused of abusing up to 100 boys over two decades. An audit of the garda handling of the case was launched last year.

# gaeltacht - Monday 2 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 46,687 Views 37 Comments

Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…

# gaeltacht - Friday 4 April, 2014

Office of the Ombudsman and Language Commissioner will not be merged
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Office of the Ombudsman and Language Commissioner will not be merged

Apr 4th 2014, 7:52 PM 6,255 Views 15 Comments

Conradh na Gaeilge said they will be lobbying for state services to be provided both in English and Irish.

# gaeltacht - Sunday 23 February, 2014

13 wonderful things we'd miss in a world without Irish
# Is Mise Bart Simpson
From The Daily Edge
# Is Mise Bart Simpson

13 wonderful things we'd miss in a world without Irish

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:15 PM 56,988 Views 61 Comments

Because we all know Bart Simpson really sounds like a 60-year-old man.

# gaeltacht - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever
# Bother Your Erse
# Bother Your Erse

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever

Feb 1st 2014, 12:00 PM 828 Views 134 Comments

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.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Column: Irish art and culture is being failed by lazy, inept leadership
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish art and culture is being failed by lazy, inept leadership

Jan 22nd 2014, 1:29 PM 91 Views 42 Comments

Our Arts minister is unable to represent his department with any real knowledge, and is therefore failing to exploit what could be a multi-billion euro industry, writes Eoin Lynch.

# gaeltacht - Friday 9 August, 2013

Avicii's Wake Me Up... as Gaeilge
# Wake Me Up
From The Daily Edge
# Wake Me Up

Avicii's Wake Me Up... as Gaeilge

Aug 9th 2013, 3:45 PM 5,446 Views 7 Comments

This is WAY better than the original.

# gaeltacht - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Anything Hollywood can do, the gaeltacht can do better
# Maith Thú
From The Daily Edge
# Maith Thú

Anything Hollywood can do, the gaeltacht can do better

Jul 4th 2013, 11:15 AM 9,496 Views 10 Comments

An glamour.

# gaeltacht - Sunday 30 June, 2013

8 things we all did in the Gaeltacht
# Teigh Go Dti An Oifig
From The Daily Edge
# Teigh Go Dti An Oifig

8 things we all did in the Gaeltacht

Jun 30th 2013, 8:15 PM 50,537 Views 60 Comments

The best three weeks of the summer for any Irish teenager.

# gaeltacht - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Here’s a deadly video of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, Gaeltacht style
# Daift Ponc
From The Daily Edge
# Daift Ponc

Here’s a deadly video of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, Gaeltacht style

Jun 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,477 Views 4 Comments

This is a lot more glamorous than we remember our summers.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Half of Údarás na Gaeltachta budget spent on former employees' pensions
# Gaeltacht
# Gaeltacht

Half of Údarás na Gaeltachta budget spent on former employees' pensions

Nov 14th 2012, 8:59 AM 6,775 Views 41 Comments

Sinn Féin Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh said the government is doing “untold damage” to the future of the Gaeltacht.

# gaeltacht - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk

Nov 13th 2012, 1:45 PM 7,272 Views 25 Comments

Residents on the Aran Islands are concerned that the government subsidy for air services to and from the three islands could be cut in the forthcoming budget.

# gaeltacht - Friday 17 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 17th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,486 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved, and shared today…

Galway company sells for €170m
# Gaeltacht Deal
# Gaeltacht Deal

Galway company sells for €170m

Aug 17th 2012, 8:47 AM 11,475 Views 18 Comments

Fintrax founder Gerard Barry and his family will make €119m in biggest business deal in Gaeltacht history.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Kenny insists HSE chief has not been forced out
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny insists HSE chief has not been forced out

Jul 18th 2012, 11:25 AM 2,286 Views 23 Comments

Enda Kenny came under fire over the proposed restructuring of the Health Service Executive during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Column: Yes, we can save Irish – but there’s no point trying to spread it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, we can save Irish – but there’s no point trying to spread it

Jul 4th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,168 Views 107 Comments

If Irish is to survive as a real language we must focus on preservation – and just forget about promoting it to English speakers, writes Ian Mac Eochagáin.

# gaeltacht - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'
# Dathannach
From The Daily Edge
# Dathannach

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'

Jun 26th 2012, 1:39 PM 13,330 Views 13 Comments

We can remember the Super Valu, but we don’t remember our summers in Connemara being quite so dathannach…

# gaeltacht - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Investigation finds only 1 of 9 officers in Gaeltacht Garda station spoke Irish
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Investigation finds only 1 of 9 officers in Gaeltacht Garda station spoke Irish

Apr 24th 2012, 12:02 PM 2,894 Views 43 Comments

Eight of the nine Gardaí stationed in Gaoth Dobhair in Donegal were unable to carry out their duties through Irish.

# gaeltacht - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Census 2011: 1.77m say they are able to speak Irish
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Census 2011: 1.77m say they are able to speak Irish

Mar 29th 2012, 3:20 PM 13,619 Views 54 Comments

In the latest census, people were asked if they were able to speak Irish and, if so, how frequently they did.

# gaeltacht - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Clondalkin could be Dublin's first official Gaeltacht
# Cluain Dolcain
# Cluain Dolcain

Clondalkin could be Dublin's first official Gaeltacht

Feb 9th 2012, 10:55 AM 15,379 Views 99 Comments

The Dublin satellite town has a large community of Gaelgeoirí so could benefit from new rules.

# gaeltacht - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Mary Hanafin's return to public life... on reality show 'G-Team'
# G-Team
# G-Team

Mary Hanafin's return to public life... on reality show 'G-Team'

Jan 12th 2012, 12:32 PM 7,385 Views 42 Comments

Did you miss me? The former government minister has a new role as a judge on a TG4 competition show.

# gaeltacht - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Gaeltacht areas lose 130 jobs as MFG closes
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Gaeltacht areas lose 130 jobs as MFG closes

Sep 8th 2011, 7:45 PM 805 Views 4 Comments

Meitheal Forbartha na Gaeltachta Teoranta has ceased trading today, resulting in the loss of 130 jobs in Gaeltacht areas.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Temple Bar "is working" says Arts Minister
# Temple Bar
# Temple Bar

Temple Bar "is working" says Arts Minister

Jul 20th 2011, 4:48 PM 627 Views 6 Comments

Jimmy Deenihan calls Dublin city area a “cultural oasis” during Absolut Fringe Festival 2011 launch.

# gaeltacht - Saturday 4 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 4th 2011, 7:10 PM 2,064 Views 2 Comments

In your bank holiday Saturday Fix: Strike looms at Aer Lingus; the high-price of government advice; U2′s controversial Glastonbury appearance; a hair-raising announcement from Wayne Rooney; and the accidental Facebook party.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Ó Cuív booted out of Dáil over Gaeltacht questions row
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Ó Cuív booted out of Dáil over Gaeltacht questions row

May 25th 2011, 11:31 AM 1,355 Views 0 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett tells former minister Éamon Ó Cuív to leave the Dáil for showing disrespect to the chair.

# gaeltacht - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

Spectator columnist not bowled over by Galway cricket club policy
# Not Cricket
From The42
# Not Cricket

Spectator columnist not bowled over by Galway cricket club policy

Aug 4th 2010, 5:38 PM 501 Views 0 Comments

Pronounces Irish language rule a load of ‘liathróidí.’