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Month: April 2024

Apr 30
Bláthú 2023

In 2023, €40,000 in funding was granted to 41 Irish language groups throughout the island of Ireland under the *Bláthú 2023 scheme run by Glór na nGael. Under this scheme, events, walks, classes and even trips from Santa himself were organised as Gaeilge. Bláthú does not open every year, dependent on funding, but when it […]

Apr 29
Lá Cultúir agus Gaeilge Inis Caoin CLG

A Culture and Irish Language Day is being organised by a GAA club that only this year registered for the first time with the Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha scheme. Inis Caoin CLG in county Monaghan will host a huge day of Irish language and cultural activities in the local GAA club grounds on Monday, May […]

Apr 26
Lá Spraoi na Gaeilge – Letterkenny  – 11 Bealtaine 2024

Lá Spraoi na Gaeilge, a day to celebrate the Irish language, will take place in Letterkenny Town Centre on Saturday 11 May 2024. Glór na nGael is organising this event in partnership with Líonra Leitir Ceanainn. The day will provide a variety of fun Irish language activities for Irish speakers in the northwest to spend […]

Apr 19
A ‘fun’tastic weekend for families with teenagers – Todds Leap

The Teanga Tí department of Glór na nGael is thrilled to announce the successful completion of our first weekend for families with teenagers. Four families convened at the Todds Leap Activity Centre in County Tyrone, where they greatly benefited from the experience. Known for its unique offerings, Todds Leap provided us with an array of […]

Apr 17
Cúntóirí Teanga’s Training Day

The Cúntóirí Teanga (language assistants) came together last week in the offices of Foras na Gaeilge, Dublin for a day of training. The cúntóirí are working in Irish-medium schools in Gaeltacht Service Towns and Irish language Líonraí towns (towns that have been identified under the language planning process) located in different parts of the country […]

Apr 12
Féile Bia Phort Láirge – Waterford Festival of Food

We are delighted to be collaborating once again with Féile Bia Phort Láirge with events such as Picnic na dTeidí (the Teddy Bear Picnic) and Cócaireacht le Chéile (Cooking Together) on Saturday April 20th.  On Saturday morning, Teidí, Caibríní and Bróna will accompany you to Dungarvan Castle for a picnic with all your teddy bears. […]

Apr 05
Football & Music Festival – Mistéalaigh Chaisléan an Bharraigh

The Easter weekend was a little different in Castlebar this year, with the Mistéalaigh Chaisléan an Bharraigh kicking off the ‘Castlebar 9’s’ – a football and music festival, an event the likes of which has not been seen before in Castlebar. Na Mistéalaigh won a gold medal in the Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha foundation in […]

Apr 02
Teanga Tí & Dublin City Council

The family department of Glór na nGael, Teanga Tí, is collaborating with Dublin City Council on establishing new Parent & Toddler Groups in the city. These new Parent and Toddler groups are meeting together on a monthly basis in Rathmines and St. Kevin’s Street libraries. There is no doubt that these groups serve as encouragement […]