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#Seachtain na Gaeilge

From TheJournal.ie How tech could help students learn Irish more easily in school Gaeilge This post contains videos

How tech could help students learn Irish more easily in school

Oisín Ó Doinn was speaking at Lá na Meán Sóisialta as part of the Seachtain na Gaeilge festival.

These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge

If you need a hand with the cúpla focal.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'You often hear that the Irish language is badly taught in our schools but that is not true' Opinion

Opinion: 'You often hear that the Irish language is badly taught in our schools but that is not true'

Compared with other subjects Irish is not badly taught. More students got a B1 or higher in Irish than in French and German combined, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From TheJournal.ie From fidget spinner to spooning: Over 3,000 new Irish words are created every year Gaeilge

From fidget spinner to spooning: Over 3,000 new Irish words are created every year

There are a few words that could have been used for Brexit: Breatimeacht, Sasamach, or Bréalú.

7 dangerously similar sounding words as Gaeilge

ár nAthair v an nathair

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'We speak Irish, but we’re pretty normal. We’re not Nazis. We’re not leprechauns' Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Column: 'We speak Irish, but we’re pretty normal. We’re not Nazis. We’re not leprechauns'

The Irish language is part of me and it’s something that’s worth keeping, writes Peadar Ó Caomhánaigh.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish belongs to you, so why not try and use it more' Opinion

'Irish belongs to you, so why not try and use it more'

Is your Irish a bit on the rusty side? Seachtain na Gaeilge is the perfect time to give it a go again.

Watch these Hollywood stars try (and fail) to speak Irish

7 Irish words that don't exist in English

Bit of plámás, be grand.

11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht

Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Schoolkids make The Hunger Games - Catching Fire as Gaeilge Cluichí An Ocrais This post contains videos

VIDEO: Schoolkids make The Hunger Games - Catching Fire as Gaeilge

Aibhleog Splaince was created by 22 Sixth Class pupils and their teacher for Seachtain na Gaeilge.

From TheJournal.ie 'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister No Focal

'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister

Richard Bruton’s lack of Irish annoyed the opposition at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

Here's a handy guide to swearing as Gaeilge

Just in time for Seachtain na Gaeilge. (Language is quite NSFW.)

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers to tell politicians what they think about same-sex marriage… as Gaeilge Piece Of Mind

Teenagers to tell politicians what they think about same-sex marriage… as Gaeilge

The second-level students will also discuss global and warming employment matters with the politicians.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Gaeilge is a part of our culture – how it's taught matters Opinion

Column: Gaeilge is a part of our culture – how it's taught matters

The poetry, prose and history of the Irish language should be taken out of the current course and put into a separate, optional subject for advanced students – while “Irish Language” should be taught to every student as a core subject, writes Aodhán Ó Deá.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Sixth class pupils in Mayo perform Mama Mia as Gaeilge Mamaí Mia This post contains videos

VIDEO: Sixth class pupils in Mayo perform Mama Mia as Gaeilge

Lámhs in the air now everyone…

Retro As Gaeilge Crisps of the Day

Tayto have gone right back to the eighties with this one.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers

The Taoiseach tells the Dáil it’s not just Gardaí who are being asked to make a contribution to economic recovery.