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The official language planning process has begun for two areas of Connemara, with organisations being given two months to apply to Údarás na Gaeltachta to be selected to prepare and implement a language plan.
More than 1,000 people took part in a three mile march last Sunday to highlight the Government’s failure to provide necessary services through the medium of Irish in the Gaeltacht.
Bus and ferry services to the Aran Islands are set to continue for another five years following the announcement of a new contract, but there is concern air flights to the island are under threat.
Dinny McGinley, Minister of State for the Gaeltacht, has launched a new Irish-language biographies website, www.ainm.ie at the end of the year at the National Library on Kildare Street, Dublin. Each of the featured 1,693 lives has made a unique contribution to the Irish language over the last five centuries. Forty-seven biographies featured are from people from Mayo.