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Month: May 2024

May 30
Saoire Gaeltachta 2024

Glór na nGael is delighted that it will be back in Corca Dhuibhne for the annual Gaeltacht holiday in 2024. It will take place from August 10-17. This holiday provides an opportunity for families raising children in Irish to come together in a fun, supportive and friendly atmosphere to get to know each other and […]

May 29
Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha Clubs in the Spotlight in the Ulster Senior Football Championship Program

There was a nice piece in the Ulster Senior Football Championship  match day Program about two clubs registered with the Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha, Naomh Peadar GAA and Cill Chartha GAA. Naomh Peadar GAA has achieved great success in promoting the Irish language through various activities. They are extremely proud to have achieved the silver […]

May 24
Service Level Agreement signed between Kerry County Council and Glór na nGael

A Service Level Agreement has been agreed and signed between Kerry County Council (KCC) and Glór na nGael regarding the employment and management of a Oifigeach Pleanála Teanga (Language Planning Officer) for the Cahersiveen Language Plan.   At a meeting between both parties at the KCC offices, Christy O’Connor, Director of Corporate Services at KCC, […]

May 17
Investment will have a positive impact on the use of Irish in GAA clubs

Investment worth €23,820 has been made by Glór na nGael and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in recent weeks to assist in the promotion of the Irish language through the Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha scheme. This will have a positive impact on the use of Irish in GAA clubs throughout the country, and provides clubs […]

May 16
Bláthú funding in ’23 – Ionad Naomh Pádraig Dobhar

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 […]

May 13
Training and Development Workshop – A productive day for community groups

23 representatives from 17 community groups gathered at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Athlone for the second training and development workshop for community groups organised by Glór na nGael this year. Glór na nGael organises these workshops throughout the year to provide Irish language groups and areas that receive funding from Foras na Gaeilge with […]

May 12
Lá Spraoi na Gaeilge success

There was success all round for Lá Spraoi na Gaeilge in Letterkenny on Saturday when hundreds attend the Irish language family events. Large crowds of more than 500 people descended on the town for the Irish u event organised by Glór na nGael and Líonra Leitir Ceanainn on 11 May. Letterkenny, a Gaeltacht Service Town, […]

May 12
‘Monopoly Junior as Gaeilge’ launched in Letterkenny

We are delighted to announce that Monopoly Junior, this wonderful board game for children, is now available in ‘as Gaeilge’! The game was launched on Saturday, 11 May in Letterkenny, where crowds gathered to enjoy the vibrant ‘Lá Spraoi na Gaeilge’ event organised by Glór na nGael’s family department in partnership with the Líonra Leitir […]

May 03
Carrolls Irish Gifts launch “Fáilte 2024”

Carroll’s Irish Gifts have launched the “Fáilte 2024” competition. “Fáilte ” is open to established new businesses, small businesses, designers, makers and entrepreneurs operating in the gifts, jewellery, food or clothing sectors. ‘As Gaeilge’, a company registered with our GRADAIM Gnó na hÉireann scheme won the “Fáilte” competition in 2023. “As Gaeilge” is located in […]

May 02
Support package for Irish speaking families

Glór na nGael is offering a Support Package to committees and groups who would like to develop networks of Irish speaking families. Central to the project, a workshop will be organised to discuss the needs of the families in local areas. The workshop will provide the families with the opportunity to consider their own aspirations […]