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Oifigeach forbartha na dtuismitheoirí

Tá go dtí 5.00in ar an Luan seo chugainn, 31 Iúil, ag iarrthóirí ar mhian leo cur isteach ar an bpost mar oifigeach forbartha atá fógartha ag Tuismitheoirí na Gaeltachta. Seo post lánaimseartha ar chonradh cheithre mhí agus beidh an tOifigeach Forbartha lonnaithe i SPLANC, ionad na heagraíochta atá suite i bPáirc Ghnó na Ceathrún Rua.

Opportunity for two Mayo teachers to work in the North American Gaeltacht

Mayo County Council and Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir (The North American Gaeltacht) are giving an opportunity to two Gaeilgeoirí from or living in Mayo to work in Canada as a teacher for a week as part of a summer course from August 13 to 20, with their travel and accommodation provided.

Funding for music services in the county welcomed by Kyne

Close to €24,000 has been allocated to music groups and musicians in Galway and Mayo under the Music Capital Scheme, including to the Athenry Music School and We Banjo Three’s Enda Scahill.

The economics of maintaining the Mayo Gaeltacht

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In 1851, the Mayo Gaeltacht stretched west across the county from a line between Kilasser and Ballindine, excluding the town of Ballina. The official census figures for that year record that 65.8 per cent of the county’s population could speak the Irish language. By 1926, that figure had plummeted to 36.8 per cent and today, 47.2 per cent of the Mayo population claim the ability to speak the language, though to vastly different standards. Statistics for where the language is living and in everyday use are more important and telling. In that regard, the Mayo Gaeltacht is now confined to the Erris region, the eastern half of Achill Island, the Corraun Peninsula and a pocket around Tourmakeady on the western shore of Lough Mask.

Taoiseach and Minister Kyne to launch new Gaeltacht education policy

The Government’s new Policy on Gaeltacht Education 2017 - 2022 will be launched by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Education Minister Richard Bruton, and Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Seán Kyne, in An Cheathrú Rua, tomorrow.

Minister Ring lays brick on tourism project in Mulranny

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Michael Ring, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development at the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, on Monday turned the sod and laid a brick on the new Mulranny Activity and Tourism Information Centre.

Seán Kyne declares keeping Irish the 'living language' of the Gaelthact his priority as a junior minister

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Fine Gael Galway West TD Seán Kyne has declared "ensuring the continuation of Irish as the living language of the communities in the Gaeltacht" as his priority as Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources.

City council to explore designated planning area for urban Gaelgoirí

The Galway City Council is to examine the possibility of creating a Gaeltacht language planning area in the city, effectively a mini-Gaeltacht zoning to accommodate some 20 houses which would be available for sale exclusively to Irish language speakers.

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