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Jul 18
Embracing Irish in Business and Advertising

A recent survey conducted by Amárach Research and Gaelchultúir revealed a remarkable shift in customer attitudes towards the Irish language. Businesses registered with the GRADAIM Gnó na hÉireann have been greatly encouraged by this positive change. The study, which gathered insights from thousands of people across the country, provides valuable information about the increasing use […]

Jul 11
Fóram Chill Dara going from strength to strength

There was an enjoyable and lively gathering in Rathcoffey GAA last night and we are grateful to the Cathaoirleach and committee for providing us with their wonderful resources. The clubhouse looked great with its bilingual signage.  We welcomed representatives from seven clubs at the meeting and five more sent in apologies. It is understandable that […]

Jul 11
Tuairisc Ráithe 02 – 2024

Tá Tuairisc Ráithe 02 Ghlór na nGael foilsithe. Cliceáil anseo

Jul 05
Ár dTeanga, Ár Spórt – Special awards presented to Corca Dhuibhne clubs

Special awards were presented to sports clubs in Corca Dhuibhne at a special event in Benners Hotel, Dingle on June 19th. Tobar Dhuibhne, the group responsible for language planning in the area, organised a special scheme for sports clubs to encourage them to use the Irish language in their activities. CLG Daingean Uí Chúis, Cumann […]

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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]