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Irish Rural Link grant to get people online

Independent Longford/Westmeath TD, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has welcomed the sum of €105,000 for Irish Rural Link in training funds to get people online.

EU briefing for students of only Irish language interpreters training in the world

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Interpretation, Florika Fink-Hooijer visited NUI Galway recently where she met with staff and students of the MA/PDip in Conference Interpreting, currently being taught at the University.

‘The keystone of fortune is the power of speaking English’

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Whatever about the discrimination against the Irish emigrants in both Britain and America as they fled the ravages of the Great Famine in the mid 19th century, the effect of gaining a foothold in the two major English speaking countries of the world, pretty much sounded the death knell for the Irish language. 

The Snug Bar welcomes the return of The Junkyard Geordies

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The Snug has yet another great line-up of live music planned for this weekend, starting with The Dave L Show tonight, Thursday April 9. Dave has a wide variety of songs covering several decades and always delivers a crowd-pleasing performance

Council shows support to deaf community

Galway County Council has passed a motion calling on the Government to give official recognition status to Irish Sign Language.

Senator critical of Department guidelines on boards of management

Sinn Fe?in spokesperson on Rural Affairs and the Irish Language, Senator Trevor O? Clochartaigh has called on the Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan to review guidelines being imposed by the Department of Education on the Education and Training Boards in relation to appointments to the boards of management of schools in their catchment area.

Government commitment to Gaeltacht questioned over changes to LEADER programme

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The future of community services in the Gaeltacht and smaller Gaeltacht areas has come under question after it was revealed that it will not be treated as a separate entity under the new rural development programmes.

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.

Win €7,000 for your business in the Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge business comórtas

Gnó Mhaigh Eo in association with its partners is launching a comórtas for businesses all over Maigh Eo. Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge is open to businesses which use Gaeilge in their business. Do you know of any business where you can receive a seirbhís through the medium of Irish? Any business where the staff speak Irish to you? Do you know of any business that uses Irish in its fógraíocht? Any business that has Irish in its cártaí gnó? Do you know of any business that uses Irish in its branding, or on its suíomh idirlín?

Irish speaking writers/ film-makers sought

WRITERS AND film-makers working as Gaeilge are being sought to take part in the new Scéal 2 scheme.

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