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Twenty six North Americans presented with awards to study Irish in Galway

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Nineteen Canadian and seven American Irish language learners were presented with awards at Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge in An Cheathrú Rua in the Galway Gaeltacht recently.

One thousand take part in Spiddal ‘Slán le Séan’ Irish language rights march

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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.

Minister Ring welcomes funding for roads on Inishbiggle and Clare Island

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring has today been informed by Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Dinny McGinley that he has approved funding for roads on Clare Island and on Inishbiggle. In relation to Inishbiggle, funding is being provided for 75 per cent of the overall cost of the roads with €45,000 being allocated. In relation to Clare Island, again 75 per cent is being approved for the overall cost of the work and they will be receiving €60,750.

Mayo biographies feature on Irish language website

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.

An Taibhdhearc could re-open next year

An Taibhdhearc Theatre, which has been closed following being damaged by fire in 2007, looks set to be in a position to re-open by next year.

 

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