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Ring accuses Government

Deputy Michael Ring has accused the Government of turning its back on the west of Ireland by delaying vital infrastructural projects. The Fine Gael spokesperson on community, rural, and Gaeltacht affairs, Deputy Michael Ring, said he was particularly frustrated over the inordinate delay in extending the Lough Mask Regional Water Supply Scheme from Srah to Westport.

Údarás funding shortfall leaves two hundred jobs in limbo

An announcement this week that Údarás na Gaeltachta is to avoid making further funding commitments due to a shortfall in government funding has been met with fury by Westport TD Michael Ring who claims that 200 jobs are now in limbo because of the lack of funding.

RTÉ Nuacht relocates to Connemara

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The entire team of RTÉ Nuacht celebrated its relocation from Donnybrook to the TG4 studios in Baile na hAbhann, following a significant investment into revamping the TG4 headquarters. A total of 42 staff are involved in the relocation with three new positions created. The Irish language news programme will now benefit from a more extensive schedule and an increased amount of air-time.

A Dutchman’s Brazilian experience as Gaeilge

FOREIGNERS COMING to Ireland and becoming ‘more Irish than the Irish themselves’ is a phenomenon that has been occurring since Norman times.

Intensive Irish course for prospective primary school teachers

Conradh Na Gaeilge is running an Irish language course to help people preparing for the Irish Language element of the interview for the graduation diploma in education (primary teaching).

Turf cutters to meet with Oireachtas committee

A meeting is to take place next Tuesday, November 17, with the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association and the Oireachtas Joint Committee.

Meet the ‘Johnny Cash of Connemara’ on TG4

John Beag Ó Flaithearta, known as the ‘Johnny Cash of Connemara’ will be profiled on Ar Ancaire, a documentary which will be broadcast on TG4 on Sunday December 20.

Review of State-funded community organisations in Gaeltacht areas

The Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Éamon Ó Cuív TD, has announced that a total review will take place regarding funding and organisation of community-based, state-funded organisations in the Gaeltacht, in the near future. This review will provide for realigned and restructured state-funded groups with a role in language planning, community, enterprise development, and social inclusion.

Mayo placenames feature on national website

Visitors to can now listen to sound files that have been added to 713 placenames in Mayo. Sound files in Irish and English have been added to the names of the baronies, civil parishes, and electoral districts as well as the names of some physical features.


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