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A unique gathering took place last week at Hodson Bay Hotel on the shores of Lough Ree.
Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader and TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says a new Bill published by his party will restore the democratic mandate of Gaeltacht residents by reinstating direct elections to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta. The Údarás na Gaeltachta (Amendment) Bill 2018 was recently approved by the party front bench.
Aire Stáit Seán Kyne TD do Ghnóthaí Pobail, Acmhainní Nádúrtha agus Forbairt Dhigiteach will this evening (Thursday) announce the Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh category winners and the overall winner for 2018 at the grand final in the Rockbarton Suite, Salthill Hotel.
The 2018 finalists of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh were officially announced this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr. Pearce Flannery at a press event in Téatar Uí Chearbhalláin, Áras na Gaeilge, NUI Galway. Fifteen Galway-based businesses and organisations from a variety of sectors were named on this year’s Gearrliosta, all who have made the Irish language an integral part of their story.
Sixteen Gaeltacht primary schools will undertake a special education programme in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as a result of the new pilot programme An Chruinne, devised by Údarás na Gaeltachta and Junior Achievement Ireland.
Tá bord nua Údarás na Gaeltachta fógartha ag Joe McHugh, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus Aire Stáit don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin. Tá Anna Ní Ghallachair, Stiúrthóir ar Ionad na dTeangacha in Ollscoil na hÉireann, Má Nuad, athcheaptha ina Cathaoirleach ar an mbord, mar aon le deichniúr comhalta eile.
Tá Conradh na Gaeilge ag ullmhú Clár na Gaillimhe do Sheachtain na Gaeilge faoi láthair. Beidh Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018 ar siúl ón 1 – 17 Márta agus beidh na céadta imeacht ar siúl le linn na tréimhse sin agus na mílte duine ag glacadh páirte sna himeachtaí.
AN TAIBHDHEARC is set to host Snámh na Saoirse, an imaginative play by Róisín Sheehy, which fuses dance, drama, and music. This is Sheehy’s debut work for theatre and is a poetic re-telling of a tragic drowning which occurred off the Great Blasket Island in 1909.
NUI Galway is to become custodian of the extensive archives of Conradh na Gaeilge, Ireland’s oldest Irish language organisation which celebrates its 125th anniversary next year. Conradh na Gaeilge has agreed to permanently deposit archival material spanning over a century of its existence, providing an unparalleled insight into linguistic, cultural, social and political aspects of Ireland’s past.
Next Monday night (May 15) Aire Stáit Seán Kyne TD sa Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta, Gnóthaí Réigiúnacha, Tuaithe agus Gaeltachta will announce the Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh category winners and the overall winner for 2017. Twelve Galway businesses on the Gradam Gearrliosta, are very busy preparing for the special awards ceremony taking place at 6.30pm in the Salthill Hotel. This event has become an important feature in the Galway calendar and this year, it will mark the pinnacle of Gaillimh le Gaeilge’s celebrations of 30 years in business.