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#Seachtain na Gaeilge

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?
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Poll: How often do you speak Irish?

Mar 6th 2021, 11:00 AM 50,221 Views 175 Comments

Seachtain na Gaeilge kicked off on Monday.

As Gaeilge: Dubhghlas de hÍde's epic trip to America to woo the US President
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As Gaeilge: Dubhghlas de hÍde's epic trip to America to woo the US President

Mar 18th 2020, 6:08 PM 11,272 Views 10 Comments

Conradh na Gaeilge’s Cuan Ó Seireadáin writes an introduction about Douglas Hyde’s 1905-06 tour of the United States.

The Irish For: 'Hope & History Rhyme' - the background to a much-quoted line
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The Irish For: 'Hope & History Rhyme' - the background to a much-quoted line

Mar 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 47,934 Views 1 Comment

Joe Biden quoted Seamus Heaney after his Super Tuesday win in the US this week. Darach Ó Séaghdha examines Heaney’s words.

Opinion: Many would like compulsory Gaeilge taken off the Leaving Cert, but it's a slippery slope
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Opinion: Many would like compulsory Gaeilge taken off the Leaving Cert, but it's a slippery slope

Mar 6th 2020, 7:00 PM 26,345 Views 281 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says if we take compulsory Irish off the curriculum, we’re undermining our language and our identity.

How tech could help students learn Irish more easily in school
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How tech could help students learn Irish more easily in school

Mar 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 9,657 Views 9 Comments

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
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# Seachtain Na Gaeilge

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

Mar 8th 2019, 3:42 PM 12,892 Views 1 Comment

If you need a hand with the cúpla focal.

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

Mar 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 40,966 Views 127 Comments

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

Mar 19th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,170 Views 32 Comments

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

7 dangerously similar sounding words as Gaeilge
# The Irish For
# The Irish For

7 dangerously similar sounding words as Gaeilge

Mar 18th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,299 Views 5 Comments

ár nAthair v an nathair

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

Mar 5th 2017, 8:45 AM 5,307 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Mar 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 432 Views 125 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2015, 7:56 AM 5,166 Views 1 Comment

Well, they tried.

7 Irish words that don't exist in English
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# Liudraman

7 Irish words that don't exist in English

Mar 6th 2015, 1:08 PM 72,061 Views 9 Comments

Bit of plámás, be grand.

11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht
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# An Dtuigeann Tu?

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

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 46,448 Views 37 Comments

Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…

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

Mar 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 9,946 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Mar 13th 2014, 4:04 PM 17,103 Views 132 Comments

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
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# Focail Dána

Here's a handy guide to swearing as Gaeilge

Mar 10th 2014, 4:03 PM 20,734 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Mar 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,192 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,537 Views 193 Comments

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.

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

Mar 15th 2013, 5:06 PM 7,870 Views 36 Comments

Lámhs in the air now everyone…

Retro As Gaeilge Crisps of the Day
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# Prátaí

Retro As Gaeilge Crisps of the Day

Mar 6th 2013, 11:54 AM 15,853 Views 67 Comments

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

Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers
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Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers

Mar 6th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,609 Views 70 Comments

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