The development of the Irish Language at community level has a central role in the work of Glór na nGael. Glór na nGael recognise community development as action and provision on behalf of a certain community. The main criterion pertinent to language development at community level are:
Usage – promoting, fostering and strengthening the use of the Irish Language
Status – fostering and promoting a positive attitudes towards the Irish Language
Capacity – fostering and strengthening capacity at individual / family / community levels
As a lead organisation in the Irish Language sector, Glór na nGael recognises the importance of language planning in community development.
Further information is given below on the community development services provided by Glór na nGael.