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Month: February 2024

Feb 25
Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme for Parents/Guardians 2024 is now open

Would you like to attend a Gaeltacht course this Summer? We are now accepting applications for the Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme for Parents/Guardians. The Teanga Tí department of Glór na nGael hopes that parents of families in which Irish is the spoken language or whose children are attending a Gaelscoil will avail of this opportunity to […]

Feb 23
Sean-Nós na Fearsaide 2024

With the city of Belfast seeking to attract Oireachtas na Samhna 2025 and 2026, a mini Belfast Oireachtas is now underway in the north of the city for the tenth year in a row. Sean-Nós na Fearsaide will start this year on a day like no other, the 29th of February. Cumann Cultúrtha Mhic Reachtain […]

Feb 16
The schools involved in the Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga have been visited

Sara Ní Chuireáin, manager of Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga (outside the Gaeltacht), undertook a long trek around the country visiting the 17 schools in the 9 districts that are part of the Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga. This is the first year of the scheme and the language assistants are doing great work, for example supporting […]

Feb 15
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace – Workshop for community groups

The world of work is changing faster than ever, necessitating Irish language groups to keep pace. Glór na nGael is organising a workshop on artificial intelligence on Tuesday, 27th February at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Athlone. This workshop is aimed at community groups, Bailte Seirbhísí Gaeltachta (Gaeltacht town service) committees, Irish language networks, and […]

Feb 13
Teanga Tí – Family Weekend at Coláiste na Rinne – Co. Waterford

We are delighted, as part of the Glór na nGael Home Language Scheme, to announce that we will have a beautiful gathering at Coláiste na Rinne the coming weekend, 23-25 February 2024. There will be twelve families staying on-site or with host families. Among these families, we have participants coming from every corner of the […]

Feb 07
Blitz competitions for schools sponsored by Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha

Over a hundred schools are set to engage in blitz competitions, an initiative sponsored by Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha, aimed at strengthening the Gaelic community and enhancing the promotion of the Irish language. In a groundbreaking effort to nurture a more robust Gaelic culture, Glór na nGael is providing substantial funding to Gaelic Athletic Association […]

Feb 07
Blitzchomórtais do scoileanna urraithe ag Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha

Os cionn céad scoil le páirt a ghlacadh i mblitzchomórtais urraithe ag Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha I dtionscnamh úrnua chun pobal Gaelach níos láidre a chothú agus an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn tá maoiniú suntasach á chur ar fáil ag Glór na nGael do chlubanna Chumann Lúthchleas Gael (CLG) ar fud na tíre le […]

Feb 02
Open for Business: Register now for GRADAIM 2024

Registration is now open for the third consecutive year of GRADAIM Gnó na hÉireann. Companies participating in the GRADAIM recognition program can attain bronze, silver, or gold status based on their performance across one, two, or all three of the following categories: 1. Signage; 2. Marketing and branding; 3. Irish-language service. Last year, 262 companies […]

Feb 01
Scéim na Scoláireachtaí Tuismitheora 2024 announced by Glór na nGael

Glór na nGael is delighted to announce that its Parents’ Scholarship Scheme will open once more in 2024 for parents who wish to attend an Irish language course in the Gaeltacht. The Scéim na Scoláireachtaí Tuismitheora will officially open at the end of February when applications will be accepted from parents of families in which […]