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Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige wins Top Glór na nGael Prize

President Micheál D. Ó hUiginn was present in The Carton House Hotel in Maynooth on Saturday night to present the annual Glór na nGael awards.  Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige, Galway, took this year’s top award along with a cheque for €20,000.  A prizefund totaling €80,000 was awarded to Irish Language community groups, GAA clubs and 3rd level societies in recognition of their achievements in Language promotion and revival.

Other big winners on the night were Glór Cheatharlach, Carlow, Glór na Móna, Belfast, Coiste Forbartha Charn Tóchair, Derry and CLG Na Piarsaigh, Ros Muc, Co. Galway took home the top prize for GAA clubs.

The special award ‘Gradam Glór na nGael’ was presented to the family of the late Séamus Mac Géidigh, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to broadcasting and his role in community development.

Special guests representing the funders and partner organisations were also present at the event including Foras na Gaeilge and Údarás na Gaeltachta.
Full list of awards:

Príomhdhuais Ghlór na nGael: Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige

 

Duaiseanna Speisialta (urraithe)

Duais Ógras €700 Cumann Gaelach Leath Chathail, Co. an Dúin

Duais Chonradh na Gaeilge €1,000 Craobh Mhaigh Cuilinn, Co. na Gaillimhe

Duais an Fhorais Pátrúnachta €1,000 Gaeil Chill Dara

Duais an Fháinne (Gael Linn) Dearbhán €1,000 Bóirche Íochtar, Co. an Dúin

Duais COGG €2,000 Glór Locha Riach, Co. na Gaillimhe

Duais Chomhairle Chontae na Gaillimhe €1,500 Ros Muc 1916, Ros Muc, Co. na Gaillimhe

Duais Chomhairle Contae Dhún na nGall €1,500 Rann na Feirste, Co. Dhún na nGall

Duais Chló Iar-Chonnacht Dearbhán €1,000 Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige, Gaillimh

Duais Chomhairle na Gaelscolaíochta £1,500stg Glór na Spéiríní, Baile na Scríne, Doire

Duaiseanna Speisialta (Foras na Gaeilge)

Duais Chúigeach do Choistí Deonacha €1,500 an ceann

Cúige Chonnacht – Glór Chluainín, Co. an Liatroim

Cúige Mumhan – Clochán Bhréanainn, Co. Chiarraí

Cúige Laighean – Gaeil Chill Dara

Cúige Uladh & an Iontráil Nua is Fearr €1,000 Cairdeas Eoghain, Co. Thír Eoghain

Duais Aitheantais €1,000 Club na Sionna, Co. an Chláir

GRADAM GHLÓR NA nGAEL Séamus Mac Géidigh

Comórtas CLG

Duais Chúige Mumhan €500 CLG na Gaeltachta, Baile na nGall, Ciarraí

Duais Chúige Laighean €500 CLG Chaisleán Cnucha, Caisleán Cnucha, BÁC

Duais Chúige Uladh €500 CLG na Sáirséalaigh, Cill Laobháin, Muineachán

Duais Chúige Chonnacht €500 Na Piarsaigh, Ros Muc, Gaillimh

Buaiteoir Náisiúnta €1,000 Na Piarsaigh, Ros Muc

Liosta na dTorthaí do Chomórtas 2016

Coistí le Daonra faoi bhun 4,000

1ú Duais €4,000 Coiste Forbartha Charn Tóchair, Co. Dhoire

2ú Duais €3,000 Bóirche Íochtar, Co. an Dúin

3ú Duais €2,000 Glór Uachtar Tíre, Co. an Dúin

Coistí le Daonra ó 4,000 – 20,000

1ú Duais €4,000 Glór na Móna, Béal Feirste

2ú Duais €3,000 Cairde Teo, Ard Mhacha

3ú Duais €2,000 Pobal ar a’n Iúl, an Ómaigh, Co. Thír Eoghain

Coistí le Daonra 20,000 +

1ú Duais €4,000 Glór Cheatharlach

2ú Duais €3,000 Cumann Cultúrtha Mhic Reachtain, Béal Feirste

3ú Duais €2,000 Ionad Uíbh Eachach, Béal Feirste

Coistí Gaeltachta (Urraithe ag Údarás na Gaeltachta)

1ú Duais €4,000 Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige, Gaillimh

2ú Duais €3,000 Comharchumann Mhic Dara, an Cheathrú Rua, Gaillimh

3ú Duais €2,000 Comhlacht Forbartha na nDéise, Port Láirge