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Sweeney Oil wins Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2019

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Following eighteen entries, thirteen finalists, four categories and two rounds of judging, Sweeney Oil, was announced by Seán Kyne TD, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus Aire Stáit don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin as the overall winner of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh for the year ahead.

Mayo Day celebrations coming together

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Mayo Day - the day dedicated to the celebration of Mayo's culture, vibrant communities, and unquenchable spirit - returns for its fifth year on Saturday, May 4.

What the Gaeltacht Civil Rights Movement can still teach us today

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Fifty years ago the Gaeltacht Civil Rights Movement was founded, inspired by developments in the Six Counties, the USA, and France. To mark the occasion, hour-long programmes were broadcast on Raidió na Gaeltachta and TG4; it was discussed at the Galway History Festival; and a book is also being published.

Mayo students capture Gaeltacht Regional Entrepreneurial awards

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Transition year students from Coláiste Pobail, Acla and Coláiste Bhreandáin Naofa, Béal an Mhuirthead, are to represent the Mayo Gaeltacht area having scooped the Údarás na Gaeltachta Clár na gComhlachtaí Regional Final this week.

Open day at Galway Technical Institute

The annual Galway Technical Institute (GTI) open day will take place on Tuesday March 5 from 10am to 4pm. The open day is an opportunity to explore the GTI campus, find out about the exciting courses on offer, and participate in lively events throughout the college. GTI welcomes both school leavers and mature learners who wish to retrain or upskill.

Newly composed song As Gaeilge Faoi ‘Chontae Mhaigh Eo’

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In the lead up to the Mayo Day celebrations on Saturday, May 4, Oifig na Gaeilge of Mayo County Council and Conradh na Gaeilge of Togra Mhaigh Eo are inviting all National and Secondary Schools in Mayo to enter Comórtas Amhrán Nua-Chumtha Gaeilge.

Gaeltacht Giveaway at St Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union

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St. Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union have announced a brand new giveaway in line with its promotion of the use of Gaeilge in the form of our Gaeltacht Giveaway. This new offering gives one second level student a contribution of up to €1,000 to attend a Gaeltacht College of their choice.

QQI Level 4 horticulture programme on offer in Galway

National Learning Network, Ireland's leading provider of inclusive training, education and employment access services, is now enrolling for its very popular two year QQI certified horticulture programme.

Galway Educate Together secondary school announces appointment of principal

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Educate Together has announced that Offaly-native Sarah Molloy will be the Principal of the Galway Educate Together Secondary School, opening in September 2019.

Liam Ó Briain, Irish rebel

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Liam Ó Briain was born in Dublin in 1888. In 1916 he helped print the Proclamation and he served with Michael Mallin in the College of Surgeons during the Rising. He was subsequently interned in Wandsworth Prison and in Frongoch. In 1917 he was appointed professor of romance languages in UCG. He was jailed in Belfast in 1919/20. When he returned to Galway he was appointed as a judge in the Republican Courts In late 1920, he was having dinner in college when he was arrested by the Black and Tans, and jailed for 13 months in Galway and the Curragh. Some of his experiences in prison are vividly described in a recently published book.

 

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