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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 […]

Jan 26
Photo Gallery – Comórtas Náisiúnta Ghlór na nGael 2023 – Adjudication

The second week of adjudication for the Glór na nGael National Competition finished today, January 26, 2024. The Glór na nGael teams have been touring the country for the past fortnight, adjudicating Irish language groups and committees, to determine the winners of the 2023 Glór na nGael National Competition. There are 37 groups competing for […]

Jan 15
In search of the winners of ‘Comórtas Náisiúnta Ghlór na nGael – 2023’

Two teams from Glór na nGael began a tour of the country today, Monday 15 January, to judge Irish language community groups and committees and to select the winners of ‘Comórtas Náisiúnta Ghlór na nGael 2023’ the prestigious national Glór na nGael competition. 37 groups are competing for prizes in categories such as Youth, Education, […]

Nov 14
Cruinniú Boird Ghlór na nGael 4 Samhain 2023 – Cinntí

Tá sé fógraithe ag Glór na nGael go bhfuil luach breis agus €71,150 i ndeontais ceadaithe ag an cheanneagraíocht do ghrúpaí pobail agus do chlubanna CLG tríd na scéimeanna Bláthú agus Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha (FSMD). Fógraíodh an méid seo ag cruinniú de chuid an Bhord Stiúrtha i gCill Airne ag an deireadh seachtaine. Dhá […]

Nov 06
Basic Principles of Governance

Community Committees Training Program 2022 Alternative Governance Practices in the Non-Profit Sector Session 1: Basic Principles of Governance by Dónall Ó Braonáin*, as part of the community committee training program 2022, organized by Glór na nGael in collaboration with Foras na Gaeilge. Functions of Governance Non-Profit Organization (NPO) The Charities Act, 2009 & Governance Codes […]

Nov 06
Agenda for Steering Committees

Community Committees Training Program 2022 Alternative Governance Practices in the Non-Profit Sector Session 2: Agenda for Steering Committees by Dónall Ó Braonáin*, as part of the community committee training program 2022, organized by Glór na nGael in collaboration with Foras na Gaeilge. Operational Planning Boards, Committees and Sub-Committees Officers and Roles Evaluation and Indicators Continuity […]

Nov 06
Internal Oversight & Risk Management

Community Committees Training Program 2022 Alternative Governance Practices in the Non-Profit Sector Session 3: Internal Oversight & Risk Management by Dónall Ó Braonáin*, as part of the community committee training program 2022, organized by Glór na nGael in collaboration with Foras na Gaeilge. Control and Assurance Frameworks Financial Policies Alertness and Risk Scoring Systems Measuring […]

Nov 06
Employment: Governance Overview

Community Committees Training Program 2022 Alternative Governance Practices in the Non-Profit Sector Session 4: Employment: Governance Overview by Dónall Ó Braonáin*, as part of the community committee training program 2022, organized by Glór na nGael in collaboration with Foras na Gaeilge. Employment in the Non-Profit Sector Contracts, Compensation and Conditions Development and Performance Management Recruitment […]

May 16
Great attendance at a Training & Networking Workshop for Community Committees

Representatives from 18 Irish community committees, including Gaeltacht and ex-Gaeltacht committees, were present at a two-day Training & Networking Workshop organized by Glór na nGael in the Hodson Bay hotel in Athlone recently (9-10 May 2023). Caitríona Nic Seoin, Development Manager with Glór na nGael said that it is important to provide the space for […]

Mar 27
Comharchumann Mhic Dara wins top Glór na nGael Award for 2021

The annual Glór na nGael awards ceremony took place in Óstán na Cúirte, Gaoth Dobhair on Saturday night 26 March 2022.  Comharchumann Mhic Dara, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. Galway, took this year’s top award along with a cheque for €15,000.  A prizefund totaling €80,000 was awarded to Irish Language community groups and 3rd level societies […]

Mar 22
Glór na nGael Prizegiving 2022

The Glór na nGael prizegiving ceremony will be held during a weekend long festival in Gaoth Dobhair, Co. Donegal on the weekend 25-27th March.  The competition prizes will be presented on 26th in the Cuairt Hotel, Gaoth Dobhair, begining 7:00pm. The full weekend programme of events is available to download here.