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An tOireachtas announced this week that the Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one of the leading figures in the Irish language broadcasting sector in the last twenty five years, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha.
DE DANNAN, singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill, sean-nós legend Seosamh Ó Neachtain and fiddle player Jesse Smith, are among those who will play the seventh annual Traidphicnic festival in An Spidéal.
A proposed alteration to the County Galway Development Plan, concerning the Gaeltacht, is meeting with stiff opposition from some Gaeltacht community groups, who have asked that it be withdrawn.
Cois Fharraige’s language planning may be in jeopardy as the community -ased Fóram Chois Fharraige um Pleanáil Teanga is threatening to dissolve itself at the end of the year unless increased funding and more staff are sanctioned for its implementation.
ON JUNE 17 1917, Loughaunbeg beach, near Spiddal, was the scene of a dreadful disaster when a mine explosion killed nine local men. Windows in houses nearby were shattered and the sound of the blast was heard in Galway city, 16 miles away.
Pádraic Ó Griallais’ family from Cois Fharraige have been renowned poitín distillers for six generations. He is passionate about poitín, having learned the craft from his 88-year-old grandfather Jimmí Cherri. Jimmí in turn was handed down the skill by his own grandfather, Micil Chearra.
Fri 06 May