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Gradam nominees compete to become the fifteenth Tribe of Galway

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As Autumn closes in, Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh moves to the next stage of Galway’s bilingual Business Award. 31 businesses and organisations across Galway, are preparing to showcase their bilingual endeavours as they prepare their Pacáistí Eolais (information packs) to impress the moltóirí and take one step closer to becoming the new tribe of Galway.

Irish Language Planning Co-ordinator appointed for Galway City’s new Irish language plan

Micheál Óg Mac Aoidh has been appointed as the co-ordinator for Galway City’s new Irish Language Plan and will take up the position in September to commence its implementation.

Global Irish diaspora organisation partners with local groups to drive regional tourism

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BY DECLAN VARLEY

Community collaborates with state agencies to open historic Blacksod Lighthouse to the public

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Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile has taken the next step in their preparations to open Blacksod Lighthouse to the public. This week Irish Lights and Mayo County Council signed a lease with Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile to take over this historic building and open it to the public for guided tours.

New novel explores life from an Irish language viewpoint

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AN TAOIBH Eile Den Scamall, the new novel by Galway born author Conor Bowman - his first novel as Gaeilge - has just been published by Arlen House.

Fís - online summer camp in Irish arts and filmmaking

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CREATIVE TEENS who are also interested in film and the Irish language, should check out Fís, an online summer camp in Irish art forms.

Two Galway primary schools are highly commended in the Our World Irish Aid Awards

St John the Apostle NS, Knocknacarra, and Carrabane National School, Athenry, have received Highly Commended Activity Awards in the 2021 Our World Irish Aid Awards.

Chambers and Martin announce significant funding for Irish language in city and Gaeltacht

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Jack Chambers, Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, announced on a visit to Galway City and the Connemara Gaeltacht that he has approved two further language plans under the language planning process, in respect of Galway City and the Gaeltacht Language Planning Area of Bearna and Cnoc na Cathrach respectively.

Fíbín to take over An Taibhdhearc for three years

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For the first time, an independent theatre company is to take over the programming and administration of An Taibhdhearc, the national Irish language theatre.

Clifden railway - An outstanding engineering accomplishment

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Pádraig Pearse’s first visit to Connemara was in 1903, when he was 24 years of age. He was sent there by Conrad na Gaeilge, a nation-wide Irish language movement, then gaining momentum year after year, to examine a group of young teachers from the Ros Muc area, to see if they were fit to teach Irish. When this young romantic man, already with an image of an ‘Irish Ireland’ in his mind, stepped from the train at Maam Cross station, he had a life-changing realisation that this was ‘a little Gaelic kingdom of its own’.

 

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