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# an ghaeilge

Last year
# the explainer
The Explainer: Is there a significant revival of the Irish language underway?
Listen here for a discussion on how interest sa Ghaeilge is flourishing, and how the State can harness that.
# an ghaeilge
Watch our Irish language live event: An Ghaeilge - Faoi bhrú nó faoi bhláth
Cómhrá beo, suimiúil faoi thodhcaí na Gaeilge, ag teacht chugaibh ó The Good Information Project.
# na meáin shóisialta
Like, follow, share: the social media stars making Irish shine
Young Irish speakers are engaging a whole new audience with the language online.
All time
# an ghaeilge
Councillor encourages people to deface English translations on Donegal Gaeltacht signs
“I would encourage people to go out and do it,” he said, adding that the Gaeltacht regions were on their “last legs”.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you use Irish?
Many have claimed that the language is dead.
# define useful
How do you decide what makes it into a dictionary?
“If there are ten different ways to say the word dragonfly, you only need one simple version,” says one dictionary editor.
The case for ending state support of Irish language is littered with dubious 'facts'
For starters, we don’t spend €1.2 billion in preserving An Ghaeilge each year, says Caoimhín De Barra.
# an ghaeilge
Why has the Irish language been removed as a requirement for NUIG's President?
The Students’ Union president says he’s concerned about the decision the move will have for Leaving Cert students.
# an dream dearg
Northern Ireland minister says he'll restore Irish language funding - just weeks after cutting it off
A protest is scheduled outside department offices at 12.30pm today.
# Your Say
Poll: Should civil servants get bonus points for speaking Irish?
The Government says the bonus points system hasn’t worked, but Irish groups says it is yet another blow to the language. What do you think?