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Month: June 2024

Jun 25
Family networks and Glór na nGael support

In 2014, Glór na nGael was awarded national responsibility for the development of the Irish language as a family language, to support families and to create networks of Irish speaking families. It is a fundamental building block of language planning that the language is developed in the family context. It is in the family that […]

Jun 24
Offaly Clubs putting Irish at centre field

Tullamore GAA, Tullamore Camogie Club, and St. Rynagh’s GAA Club are working hard to achieve a Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha medal by the end of the year. There are three GAA clubs in County Offaly – Tullamore GAA, Tullamore Camogie Club, and St. Rynagh’s GAA Club – making significant progress with the Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic […]

Jun 20
Support Scheme for parents raising a family through the medium of Irish

Cara Teanga Tí Have you considered raising your children through the medium of Irish but you’re not sure where to start? Or are you raising your family through Irish and would like to connect with other families? Glór na nGael provides a support scheme called Cara Teanga Tí, and creates opportunities for parents who are […]

Jun 12
Winners of Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta 2024

CLG Cill na Martra had a fantastic June bank holiday weekend when they hosted the Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta. Cill na Martra registered with the Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonnchain 2023, and this is the second time they have hosted  Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta, the first time being in 2005. Irish is the primary language of […]

Jun 08
Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha discussed at County Board meeting in Sligo

Glór na nGael received an invitation to the latest meeting of the Sligo GAA County Board, and our Development Officer Honoria Ní Mháille was delighted to be present with them last week to give a presentation on Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha.  Honoria spoke with the County Irish Language and Culture Officer, Joe Brady from the […]

Jun 06
Clár Spraoi do Ghrupaí Súgartha

Glór na nGael has published a program of activities that will provide guidance for those organising play groups through the medium of Irish. This new publication,Clár Spraoi do Ghrúpaí Súgartha, is an à la carte activity program where activities can be chosen from 120 activities across 30 themes. Suzy Uí Ghallachóir, from Letterkenny and owner […]