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#Gaeilge

# gaeilge - Sunday 17 February, 2019

The Irish For: What do these popular boys' names mean - and what can we learn from them?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Irish For: What do these popular boys' names mean - and what can we learn from them?

Feb 17th 2019, 8:45 AM 66,373 Views 22 Comments

Social trends are reflected in different names, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha, whose first name means “like an oak tree”.

# gaeilge - Monday 14 January, 2019

Poll: Should Irish be compulsory in schools?
# ár Dteanga
# ár Dteanga

Poll: Should Irish be compulsory in schools?

Jan 14th 2019, 8:15 AM 53,802 Views 193 Comments

Some parents are seeking to get their child exempt from Irish, but should it be compulsory?

# gaeilge - Friday 4 January, 2019

'Huge' number of responses on how to exempt students from studying Irish
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

'Huge' number of responses on how to exempt students from studying Irish

Jan 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 30,631 Views 67 Comments

Over 2,100 responses were submitted in the weeks before Christmas, so the government has extended the deadline for submissions.

# gaeilge - Sunday 30 December, 2018

The Irish For: You don't need improving... but how about learning some Gaeilge in 2019?
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: You don't need improving... but how about learning some Gaeilge in 2019?

Dec 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 26,359 Views 39 Comments

New Bliain, New You.

# gaeilge - Saturday 13 October, 2018

An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store
# Imram
# Imram

An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store

Oct 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 10,201 Views 10 Comments

IMRAM, the Irish language literature festival, is taking place in multiple venues around Dublin from Monday.

# gaeilge - Sunday 30 September, 2018

The Irish For... Why do feelings run so high around the letter V?
# Column
# Column

The Irish For... Why do feelings run so high around the letter V?

Sep 30th 2018, 8:45 AM 38,612 Views 46 Comments

Is V a cheeky stowaway in the Irish language? Darach Ó Séaghdha takes a look.

# gaeilge - Monday 19 March, 2018

From fidget spinner to spooning: Over 3,000 new Irish words are created every year
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

From fidget spinner to spooning: Over 3,000 new Irish words are created every year

Mar 19th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,769 Views 32 Comments

There are a few words that could have been used for Brexit: Breatimeacht, Sasamach, or Bréalú.

# gaeilge - Friday 23 February, 2018

Irish-speaking areas in the North to receive official recognition for the first time
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Irish-speaking areas in the North to receive official recognition for the first time

Feb 23rd 2018, 11:28 AM 23,106 Views 52 Comments

Five areas north and south have been chosen to receive formal status as Irish language network communities.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Explainer: What is the Irish Language Act and why is it causing political deadlock in Northern Ireland?
# Collapsed Talks
# Collapsed Talks

Explainer: What is the Irish Language Act and why is it causing political deadlock in Northern Ireland?

Feb 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 69,989 Views 80 Comments

Arlene Foster says that government formation talks have stalled because of the Irish language issue.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

AA customer says employee was stopped from speaking to him in Irish
# In English Please
# In English Please

AA customer says employee was stopped from speaking to him in Irish

Jan 17th 2018, 10:52 PM 70,868 Views 159 Comments

The man cancelled his membership.

# gaeilge - Monday 15 January, 2018

Gaeilgeoirí are calling out negative attitudes to Irish with this funny and thought-provoking hashtag
# Nílsécgl
From The Daily Edge
# Nílsécgl

Gaeilgeoirí are calling out negative attitudes to Irish with this funny and thought-provoking hashtag

Jan 15th 2018, 8:43 PM 9,561 Views 11 Comments

“Can we all just agree that history is a dead subject? It’s not useful, it’s not in the present!”

# gaeilge - Monday 18 December, 2017

From now on, bags of Tayto will feature the flavour as Gaeilge
# Tayto
# Tayto

From now on, bags of Tayto will feature the flavour as Gaeilge

Dec 18th 2017, 10:01 PM 43,026 Views 64 Comments

Mála brioscáin phrátaí faoi bhlas cáise agus oinniúin, más é do thoil é.

From now on, bags of Tayto will feature the flavour as Gaeilge
# Tayto As Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# Tayto As Gaeilge

From now on, bags of Tayto will feature the flavour as Gaeilge

Dec 18th 2017, 1:24 PM 9,438 Views 7 Comments

Mála brioscáin phrátaí faoi bhlas cáise agus oinniúin, más é do thoil é.

# gaeilge - Friday 24 November, 2017

'I can go to Lidl and meet people who speak Irish': Why are there so many Gaeilgeoirí in Leixlip?
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

'I can go to Lidl and meet people who speak Irish': Why are there so many Gaeilgeoirí in Leixlip?

Nov 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 23,990 Views 26 Comments

Leixlip is the third top non-Gaeltacht town for daily Irish language speakers (outside education), according to Census 2016.

# gaeilge - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

Nov 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 13,513 Views 85 Comments

Census figures have revealed where the most Irish speakers are in the country.

# gaeilge - Monday 13 November, 2017

Poll: When was the last time you spoke as Gaeilge to another person?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: When was the last time you spoke as Gaeilge to another person?

Nov 13th 2017, 12:51 PM 42,696 Views 162 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# gaeilge - Friday 3 November, 2017

Poll: Should there be more Irish language reports on the Six-One News?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be more Irish language reports on the Six-One News?

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:48 AM 29,393 Views 130 Comments

Minister of State Joe McHugh said that there’s a doubling up of reporting that could be streamlined.

# gaeilge - Monday 16 October, 2017

18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge
# Ophelia
From The Daily Edge
# Ophelia

18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge

Oct 16th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,197 Views 3 Comments

With help from The Irish For.

# gaeilge - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Eccentric poetry of Ireland's 'first civil servant' given new life at Imram festival
# Fantastical Fog
# Fantastical Fog

Eccentric poetry of Ireland's 'first civil servant' given new life at Imram festival

Oct 14th 2017, 10:30 AM 8,825 Views 2 Comments

Liam S Gógan is credited with creating the Irish word for republic – ‘poblacht’.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Extra €2.5m to help Irish language outside the Gaeltacht and to create jobs within
# Gaeltacht
# Gaeltacht

Extra €2.5m to help Irish language outside the Gaeltacht and to create jobs within

Oct 11th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,980 Views 25 Comments

Údarás na Gaeltachta said having a Taoiseach who spoke Irish was “without doubt” helpful to securing funding for the Irish language.

# gaeilge - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'They were creating their vision of a new Ireland': Bringing up your family as Gaeilge in the 1950s
# I Modh Ruin
# I Modh Ruin

'They were creating their vision of a new Ireland': Bringing up your family as Gaeilge in the 1950s

Oct 8th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,872 Views 51 Comments

A new documentary looks at how some families did this from the 1950s to the 1980s.

# gaeilge - Friday 6 October, 2017

How should we protect our national anthem? The Seanad wants your input
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

How should we protect our national anthem? The Seanad wants your input

Oct 6th 2017, 6:11 PM 22,661 Views 83 Comments

What would be classed as misuse of the anthem, and how should potential misuses be punished?

23 ways to say 'potato' as Gaeilge
# Prátaí
From The Daily Edge
# Prátaí

23 ways to say 'potato' as Gaeilge

Oct 6th 2017, 5:40 PM 26,107 Views 12 Comments

Happy National Potato Day, ya filthy animals.

# gaeilge - Friday 8 September, 2017

Taoiseach 'Leo de Varad' has been given a certificate for Irish-speaking skills
# Comhghairdeas
# Comhghairdeas

Taoiseach 'Leo de Varad' has been given a certificate for Irish-speaking skills

Sep 8th 2017, 1:05 PM 20,263 Views 57 Comments

He’s not the first Taoiseach to flex his cúpla focal.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'A backwards step': The Irish language option is no longer available on new Bank of Ireland ATMs
# Gaeilge Ag Imeacht
# Gaeilge Ag Imeacht

'A backwards step': The Irish language option is no longer available on new Bank of Ireland ATMs

Aug 30th 2017, 6:20 AM 24,700 Views 129 Comments

Sinn Féin are not happy with the move from Bank of Ireland, calling it “very disappointing”.

# gaeilge - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Irish is a dead language? Judging by your punctuation, English isn't far off either'
# The Irish For
# The Irish For

'Irish is a dead language? Judging by your punctuation, English isn't far off either'

Aug 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 42,066 Views 79 Comments

Darach Ó Séaghdha, who runs the successful Twitter account “The Irish for”, is publishing a book on why Irish may not be dead just yet.

# gaeilge - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche
# Irish/english
# Irish/english

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

Aug 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,526 Views 29 Comments

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# gaeilge - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Culture department adds 'Gaeltacht' to title after pressure from Irish language groups
# Cad Is Ainm Duit
# Cad Is Ainm Duit

Culture department adds 'Gaeltacht' to title after pressure from Irish language groups

Jul 8th 2017, 2:17 PM 18,521 Views 53 Comments

The name of Heather Humphreys’ portfolio is now the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

# gaeilge - Saturday 10 June, 2017

An old story about the DUP's website getting hacked as Gaeilge has gone viral
# Is Mise Peadar Robinson
From The Daily Edge
# Is Mise Peadar Robinson

An old story about the DUP's website getting hacked as Gaeilge has gone viral

Jun 10th 2017, 11:00 AM 6,065 Views 0 Comments

By someone called ‘Hector O’Hackatdawn’.

# gaeilge - Friday 28 April, 2017

Arlene Foster praised and criticised for meeting with Irish language groups
# Arlín Foster
# Arlín Foster

Arlene Foster praised and criticised for meeting with Irish language groups

Apr 28th 2017, 2:27 PM 15,267 Views 40 Comments

An Irish Language Act has been one of the main sticking issues in efforts to form a new Northern Ireland Assembly.

# gaeilge - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I needed something to centre myself around': US woman learned Irish to improve memory loss
# Meningitis
# Meningitis

'I needed something to centre myself around': US woman learned Irish to improve memory loss

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:30 PM 22,366 Views 15 Comments

Shannon O’Neill is travelling to Ireland in the summer to visit Gaeltacht areas and advance her level of Irish.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

WATCH: This Dublin GAA club operates completely through the Irish language
# Gaeilge
From The42
# Gaeilge

WATCH: This Dublin GAA club operates completely through the Irish language

Mar 22nd 2017, 9:37 AM 10,250 Views 12 Comments

We spoke with members of Na Gaeil Óga, who are finding new ways to use their cúpla focal.

# gaeilge - Thursday 16 March, 2017

There's going to be a pop up Gaeltacht 'from the Bankers to the Mercantile' tonight
# Scúps
From The Daily Edge
# Scúps

There's going to be a pop up Gaeltacht 'from the Bankers to the Mercantile' tonight

Mar 16th 2017, 5:45 PM 10,036 Views 1 Comment

Here’s the story behind the events bringing hundreds of Gaeilgeoirs together over pints.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Selfie, alt-right and pre-drinks added to new English-Irish dictionary
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Selfie, alt-right and pre-drinks added to new English-Irish dictionary

Mar 7th 2017, 1:00 PM 13,503 Views 27 Comments

The editor said that the new dictionary “covers every level of language use, from formal to informal, from polite to vulgar”.

# gaeilge - Sunday 12 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

Feb 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,645 Views 79 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?

# gaeilge - Monday 16 January, 2017

Why has the Irish language been removed as a requirement for NUIG's President?
# An Ghaeilge
# An Ghaeilge

Why has the Irish language been removed as a requirement for NUIG's President?

Jan 16th 2017, 4:42 PM 17,811 Views 55 Comments

The Students’ Union president says he’s concerned about the decision the move will have for Leaving Cert students.

# gaeilge - Sunday 15 January, 2017

15 cover versions as Gaeilge that are absolute bangers
# Better Than The Real Thing
From The Daily Edge
# Better Than The Real Thing

15 cover versions as Gaeilge that are absolute bangers

Jan 15th 2017, 8:15 PM 5,244 Views 0 Comments

Pure tunes.

# gaeilge - Monday 26 December, 2016

15 phrases that actually got official translations as Gaeilge in 2016
# Scor Mire
From The Daily Edge
# Scor Mire

15 phrases that actually got official translations as Gaeilge in 2016

Dec 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 12,562 Views 0 Comments

Important work.

How the Irish language lives on Snapchat: 5 Gaeilgeoirí leading the way
# Buzzáil
From The Daily Edge
# Buzzáil

How the Irish language lives on Snapchat: 5 Gaeilgeoirí leading the way

Dec 26th 2016, 8:30 AM 23,440 Views 27 Comments

“People really respect the language of Irish and they want to see it grow and flourish.”

# gaeilge - Monday 19 December, 2016

Tesco have apologised for messing up a translation in their Irish Christmas card
# Leis An Dá De Tú
From The Daily Edge
# Leis An Dá De Tú

Tesco have apologised for messing up a translation in their Irish Christmas card

Dec 19th 2016, 9:02 PM 18,511 Views 7 Comments

Oh dear Tesco.