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# As Gaeilge

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# conas atá tú
Taylor Swift refused to speak Irish because she thought it was rude
She was NOT impressed.
# late late
Tubridy made the Blurred Lines model watch the song as Gaeilge and it was deeply awkward
*slides underneath sofa cushions in mortification*
# honours irish
An Post: No, we don't scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge
Feidhlim Seoige’s photo of an envelope with a crossed-out address was widely shared on Twitter.
# grá gráin
Prepare for the new series of Love/Hate as Gaeilge with this deadly t-shirt
At last, our love (hate) has come along.
# honours irish
Conradh na Gaeilge films lads nicking its sign on Harcourt St, responds in best possible way
Here’s the video.
# smugairle roin
Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance
Minister of State Joe McHugh showed that his intensive summer language courses had paid off in an interview on Raidio na Gaeltachta.
# foreign teanga
Why are some foreigners being "ridiculed" for learning Irish?
Students at Conradh na Gaeilge told one documentary maker about the attitudes their Irish friends had towards them learning the language.
Here's every phrase you WANT to say in the Gaeltacht, but don't know how
Finally! An essential guide.
# As Gaeilge
VIDEO: These American and Canadian people might have better Irish than you*
*Not all of you, obviously. Some of you are great.
# an dtuigeann tu?
11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht
Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…
# State Visit
The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President's visit
Not too shabby.
# As Gaeilge
Office of the Ombudsman and Language Commissioner will not be merged
Conradh na Gaeilge said they will be lobbying for state services to be provided both in English and Irish.
# No focal
'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister
Richard Bruton’s lack of Irish annoyed the opposition at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.
# As Gaeilge
Taxi driver suspended for throwing Irish speakers out of his car
The passengers said they were told “when you’re in Britain it’s English that’s spoken”.
# tmi tmi tmi
Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh delivered the biggest TMI you'll read today
Oh holy God.
# As Gaeilge
Every nineties Irish schoolkid will remember these books
Lusai Luch and Disco Na Mbó.
# focail chuckle
Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator
You get a whole lot more from this foclóir.
# Is mise Bart Simpson
13 wonderful things we'd miss in a world without Irish
Because we all know Bart Simpson really sounds like a 60-year-old man.
Column: Why bother learning Irish?
There is enormous negativity about the Irish language, especially in official circles. But it’s part of who we are and we must fight for its survival, writes Rónán Ó Muirthile.
Column: The Government’s attitude to the Irish language is a total sham
It’s bad for democracy when Government picks and chooses what legislation to implement and when they censor and undermine anyone who has an opposing view to them, writes Daithí de Buitléir.
# As Gaeilge
This train station sign in Kilkenny is so wrong, but can you tell why?
Mo dhia!
# As Gaeilge
The Rosetta spacecraft is tweeting in Irish!
Here’s what it said…
# do uimhir
Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls?
I like your chicken roll…
# féinphic
"Selfie" has been added to the Irish language dictionary
“Féinphic Sunday” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
# Seo'd é an nóiméad
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis get the Coláiste Lurgan treatment
The duo even spot a cameo.
Column: Sean-nós singing resonates with something deep within people
Having had the privilege of teaching sean-nós singing in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of County Cork, I really wanted to share the wonder of this intimate shared experience through film, writes Máire Ní Cheallachair.
# wake me up
Avicii's Wake Me Up... as Gaeilge
This is WAY better than the original.
# teigh go dti an oifig
8 things we all did in the Gaeltacht
The best three weeks of the summer for any Irish teenager.
# As Gaeilge
Gardaí examine practices after complaint about use of Irish language
An absence of staff with competence in both official languages of the State is one of the main factors restricting state bodies in their delivery of services to the public in Irish, according to a report.
# an bhfuil cead agam...
6 things we remember about learning Irish in school
The tuiseal ginideach fear, the projector, Peig Sayers…
# Spás
Commander Hadfield loves Ireland and we've got the t-shirt to prove it
You can have one too.
# Cheers
Sláinte! There's an Irish language version of Cheers on the way...
Hold onto your bar stools.
# fisin
€5k up for grabs for Irish language short film
Dingle Film Festival is launching its third scheme to support a fresh new short idea… as Gaeilge.
# cluiche peile
NFL posts Facebook status as Gaeilge to 6.1 million fans
The fighting Irish are in town for the Emerald Isle Classic between Notre Dame and Navy. Go n-éirí an bóthar leo.
Column: Why not give Irish equal status on our road signs?
It might seem like a small thing, but road signs are the most visible sign of our attitude to Irish – and they tell a clear story, writes Ian Mac Eochagáin.
# Courts
Hogan moves to plug Irish language gaps in Household Charge law
An Irish edition of the legislation permitting the household charge, and the list of exempted ghost estates, have been produced.
# Household charge
Household Charge registrations pass 250,000 mark with two weeks to go
As of yesterday evening, 251,458 properties had been registered – but that’s still less than a sixth of the liable households.
# As Gaeilge
High Court gives leave for challenge to English-only household charge legislation
The challenge will be brought by Fianna Fáil councillor and Gaeilgeoir Thomas Brabazon.
# short film
Dingle film fest offers €5,000 prize for Irish language short
The film festival in the heart of Kerry Gaeltacht wants to encourage script-writing ‘as Gaeilge’.
# G-Team
Mary Hanafin's return to public life... on reality show 'G-Team'
Did you miss me? The former government minister has a new role as a judge on a TG4 competition show.