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Moycullen hosts annual All-Ireland Gaeltacht football festival this weekend

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All roads lead to Moycullen this weekend for the annual Galway football festival for clubs from Gaeltacht regions.

The girl who sings sean nós

AISLING GHEAL are a group of women keeping sean-nós alive by attracting young people to this traditional form of Irish singing - including Shahira Apraku.

New Coimisinéir Teanga welcomed despite reservations by Conradh na Gaeilge

Conradh na Gaeilge has welcomed the announcement that Rónán Ó Domhnaill has been installed as the new language commissioner this week. However, the organisation has strongly criticised the Government for failing to implement the recommendations of the current commissioner.

Sinn Féin proposes more democratic representation for Gaeltacht communities – Ó Clochartaigh

Gealtacht communities should have a greater role in the structures that administer their regions, that is according to Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.

Belmullet Gaeltacht company heading to Philadelphia on trade mission

SELC, a company that specialises in electronic lighting controls and photocells, is going to Philadelphia as part of Údarás na Gaeltachta’s trade mission at the end of the month. The company is based in the Údarás na Gaeltachta business park in Belmullet. Six Gaeltacht companies along with representatives from Údarás na Gaeltachta will be in the US city from November 20 to 22 on invitation from the Irish-American Business Chamber Network (IABCN). The Gaeltacht companies are taking the opportunity to promote their businesses at an event organised by Údarás na Gaeltachta, the IABCN, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Budget a ‘hammer blow’ to Gaeltacht says Ó Clochartaigh

“Another hammer blow to Gaeltacht and Irish speaking communities” is how a Connemara politician has described Budget 2014.

Mayo North East LEADER going over legacy files from Meitheal Forbartha na Gaeltachta

Mayo North East LEADER Company which has taken over the responsibility for a large portion of the work of Meitheal Forbartha na Gaeltachta which dealt with LEADER schemes in the Gaeltacht area and which closed in 2011, is currently going through the ‘legacy files’ from the area and hopes to have the work on these files completed by the middle of the month and then open up for new applications which will be paid out by the end of the year. The members of the Belmullet Electoral Area were informed of this news at their September meeting this month.

Culture and tradition to be celebrated next week at Spiddal 2013

Traidphicnic is back for the second year. The festival, which celebrates Irish culture and traditions, will run in Spiddal on Friday July 5 and Saturday July 6.

Scottish poets to visit Mayo as part of poetry exchange programme

Scottish poets and musicians will follow in the steps of Raftery in the next few weeks as they plot a path to Mayo as part of the 2013 Turas na bhFilí poetry exchange programme.

Irish and craic for less at Coláiste na n-Oileán

Located in the heart of the true Connemara Gaeltacht, Coláiste na nOileán is one of the longest-running Irish colleges. The college promises plenty of ceoil agus craic this summer.

 

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