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#Gaeilge

# gaeilge - Monday 20 October, 2014

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan
# Off Track
# Off Track

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan

Oct 20th 2014, 4:12 PM 22,417 Views 68 Comments

The pilot scheme aimed to have Irish and English the same size on road signs.

# gaeilge - Monday 13 October, 2014

A lot of people think Enda was wrong to make this guy Gaeltacht Minister
# Míshásta
# Míshásta

A lot of people think Enda was wrong to make this guy Gaeltacht Minister

Oct 13th 2014, 1:58 PM 9,460 Views 25 Comments

But he doesn’t “take it personally.”

# gaeilge - Friday 10 October, 2014

An Post: No, we don't scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge
# Honours Irish
From The Daily Edge
# Honours Irish

An Post: No, we don't scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge

Oct 10th 2014, 11:43 AM 27,738 Views 71 Comments

Feidhlim Seoige’s photo of an envelope with a crossed-out address was widely shared on Twitter.

# gaeilge - Monday 15 September, 2014

As of this morning, you can now read RTÉ news online 'as Gaeilge'
# Cúpla.ie
# Cúpla.ie

As of this morning, you can now read RTÉ news online 'as Gaeilge'

Sep 15th 2014, 10:58 AM 13,685 Views 42 Comments

Attention: Múinteóirí Gaeilge

# gaeilge - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Fiddles at the ready: The world's biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today
# Fleadh Cheoil
# Fleadh Cheoil

Fiddles at the ready: The world's biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today

Aug 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,286 Views 20 Comments

President Higgins will be on hand to open Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: The new Gaeltacht Minister has hit the ground running – despite not being fluent
# Irish
# Irish

Opinion: The new Gaeltacht Minister has hit the ground running – despite not being fluent

Jul 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 28 Views 46 Comments

Joe McHugh has vowed to “fully immerse” himself in the language and tweet his progress. It’s an approach many politicians could learn from.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn't care about them
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn't care about them

Jul 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 164 Views 66 Comments

The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

70-year-old Irish language board closes
# Dúnta
# Dúnta

70-year-old Irish language board closes

Jul 15th 2014, 9:46 AM 10,683 Views 21 Comments

Six jobs will be lost as Comhdáil Náisiunta winds up.

# gaeilge - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

Jun 9th 2014, 9:41 PM 19,720 Views 18 Comments

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

# gaeilge - Monday 2 June, 2014

11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht
# An Dtuigeann Tu?
From The Daily Edge
# An Dtuigeann Tu?

11 songs that will take you right back to your days in the Gaeltacht

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 46,905 Views 37 Comments

Fadó fadó Éirinn, roimh theacht don nua-aois…

# gaeilge - Monday 19 May, 2014

How many Ballyduffs are there? What about Ballymurphys?
# As Ghaeilge
# As Ghaeilge

How many Ballyduffs are there? What about Ballymurphys?

May 19th 2014, 2:15 PM 12,267 Views 26 Comments

Placenames translator Logainm.ie have added interactive maps to its website

# gaeilge - Saturday 12 April, 2014

March planned in Belfast over 'failure' to protect the Irish language
# La Dearg
# La Dearg

March planned in Belfast over 'failure' to protect the Irish language

Apr 12th 2014, 11:31 AM 8,551 Views 93 Comments

The Lá Dearg group say that aspects of the Good Friday agreement have not been implemented.

# gaeilge - Friday 28 March, 2014

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists
# PS I Love You
From The Daily Edge
# PS I Love You

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists

Mar 28th 2014, 8:12 AM 8,380 Views 1 Comment

Express yourself, as Gaeilge.

# gaeilge - Monday 24 March, 2014

Tesco is looking at introducing Irish-speaking self-service checkouts
# Tugann An Rud Is Lú Cúnamh
# Tugann An Rud Is Lú Cúnamh

Tesco is looking at introducing Irish-speaking self-service checkouts

Mar 24th 2014, 3:15 PM 17,432 Views 107 Comments

Mír gan choinne sa cheantar mála.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Can you speak Irish? Want to help the world learn?
# An Dtuigeann Tu?
# An Dtuigeann Tu?

Can you speak Irish? Want to help the world learn?

Mar 19th 2014, 1:54 PM 18,381 Views 100 Comments

Duolingo wants to build an Irish database and you could help.

# gaeilge - Monday 10 March, 2014

Here's a handy guide to swearing as Gaeilge
# Focail Dána
From The Daily Edge
# Focail Dána

Here's a handy guide to swearing as Gaeilge

Mar 10th 2014, 4:03 PM 20,869 Views 4 Comments

Just in time for Seachtain na Gaeilge. (Language is quite NSFW.)

# gaeilge - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Poll: Is enough being done to support Irish language speakers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is enough being done to support Irish language speakers?

Mar 4th 2014, 9:53 AM 10,009 Views 110 Comments

This morning’s column debates whether Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed in Irish society. Cad a cheapann tú?

Column: Are Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed?
# Roots And Culture
# Roots And Culture

Column: Are Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed?

Mar 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,248 Views 193 Comments

A debate has been ongoing about what place the Irish language has in our society. As someone who speaks Irish, I know how hurtful stereotypes about speakers are, writes Maitiú de Hál.

# gaeilge - Monday 3 March, 2014

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh delivered the biggest TMI you'll read today
# Tmi Tmi Tmi
From The Daily Edge
# Tmi Tmi Tmi

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh delivered the biggest TMI you'll read today

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:46 AM 10,845 Views 7 Comments

Oh holy God.

# gaeilge - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ó Cuirreáin has formally stepped down as Irish Language Commissioner
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Ó Cuirreáin has formally stepped down as Irish Language Commissioner

Feb 23rd 2014, 6:57 PM 8,284 Views 91 Comments

RTÉ journalist Rónán Ó Domhnaill will take on the role from tomorrow.

# gaeilge - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Column: Why bother learning Irish?
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Column: Why bother learning Irish?

Feb 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 10,776 Views 229 Comments

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.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Column: I need my daughter to know I didn't sit back and watch our language die
# Roots And Culture
# Roots And Culture

Column: I need my daughter to know I didn't sit back and watch our language die

Feb 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 668 Views 270 Comments

I took my daughter on her first trip to Dublin on Saturday to participate in the demonstration for Irish language rights. I need her understand her national identity, writes Deirdre Nic Gabhann.

# gaeilge - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Thousands attend protest calling for increased support of Irish language
# Conradh Na Gaeilge
# Conradh Na Gaeilge

Thousands attend protest calling for increased support of Irish language

Feb 15th 2014, 4:32 PM 14,624 Views 318 Comments

As many as 5,000 are attending the protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# gaeilge - Friday 14 February, 2014

Column: The Government’s attitude to the Irish language is a total sham
# Roots And Culture
# Roots And Culture

Column: The Government’s attitude to the Irish language is a total sham

Feb 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 691 Views 218 Comments

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.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

An RTÉ journalist has been chosen as Language Commissioner after 21 applied
# Post Nua
# Post Nua

An RTÉ journalist has been chosen as Language Commissioner after 21 applied

Feb 11th 2014, 1:15 PM 12,987 Views 53 Comments

An Coimisinéir Teanga acts as ombudsman service to monitor the compliance of state services in the Irish language.

1,000+ for demo over Government 'lack of support' for Irish language
# Conradh Na Gaeilge
# Conradh Na Gaeilge

1,000+ for demo over Government 'lack of support' for Irish language

Feb 11th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,599 Views 188 Comments

The event is part of a “strong campaign” for the Irish language taking place this year.

# gaeilge - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever
# Bother Your Erse
# Bother Your Erse

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever

Feb 1st 2014, 12:00 PM 834 Views 134 Comments

Irish is my second language but it has opened up a whole new world for me, and deepened my understanding of what it means to live in this country. I recognise, of course, that I have been exceptionally lucky, writes Seán Mag Leannáin.

# gaeilge - Monday 16 December, 2013

Fairytale of New York, now with added Gaeilge
# NYPD Choir
From The Daily Edge
# NYPD Choir

Fairytale of New York, now with added Gaeilge

Dec 16th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,228 Views 4 Comments

‘S na cloig ag bualadh leo, Lá breith Mac Dé!

# gaeilge - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls?
# Do Uimhir
From The Daily Edge
# Do Uimhir

Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls?

Dec 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 5,736 Views 3 Comments

I like your chicken roll…

Column: What’s the future for the Irish language and do politicians want to preserve it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What’s the future for the Irish language and do politicians want to preserve it?

Dec 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 736 Views 128 Comments

The majority of Irish people are favourably disposed towards the language, writes Seán Mag Leannáin, who says that’s a bit of a miracle given the forces raging against it.

# gaeilge - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Poll: Should we do more to promote the Irish language?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we do more to promote the Irish language?

Dec 7th 2013, 10:17 AM 18,463 Views 264 Comments

One commentator has suggested we either go full Irish or drop the language altogether. Do you think we should do more to encourage use of Gaeilge?

# gaeilge - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Language Commissioner quits, tells TDs Irish is being marginalised
# Teanga
# Teanga

Language Commissioner quits, tells TDs Irish is being marginalised

Dec 4th 2013, 7:43 PM 12,694 Views 339 Comments

Seán Ó’Cuirreáin was appointed to the role to monitor how public bodies were increasing the quantity of services provided through Irish.

Language Commissioner faces questions over 'backwards' year for Irish language
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Language Commissioner faces questions over 'backwards' year for Irish language

Dec 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,283 Views 79 Comments

Seán Ó Cuirreáin will meet with the Public Service Oversight and Petitions later today to discuss his Office’s annual report.

# gaeilge - Thursday 28 November, 2013

More than €12 million spent training Irish language graduates to translate EU legislation
# EU Derogation
# EU Derogation

More than €12 million spent training Irish language graduates to translate EU legislation

Nov 28th 2013, 9:26 PM 12,903 Views 101 Comments

To prepare for the end to derogation of the Irish language, more Irish speakers will be needed to translate EU documents.

# gaeilge - Thursday 14 November, 2013

7 of the world's most interesting handshakes
# Sponsored By TG4
# Sponsored By TG4

7 of the world's most interesting handshakes

Nov 14th 2013, 11:39 AM 36,195 Views 33 Comments

From Nixon and Presley to Hitler and Chamberlain right back to Arnold Schwarzenegger, these handshakes deserve to go down in history.

# gaeilge - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Abolition of points system means there won't be enough Irish speaking civil servants, claims group
# An Dtuigeann Tu Gaeilge?
# An Dtuigeann Tu Gaeilge?

Abolition of points system means there won't be enough Irish speaking civil servants, claims group

Oct 31st 2013, 11:49 AM 9,166 Views 68 Comments

The government is abolishing a scheme that gave bonus marks to people sitting civil service entrance exams if they speak Irish.

# gaeilge - Sunday 30 June, 2013

8 things we all did in the Gaeltacht
# Teigh Go Dti An Oifig
From The Daily Edge
# Teigh Go Dti An Oifig

8 things we all did in the Gaeltacht

Jun 30th 2013, 8:15 PM 50,587 Views 60 Comments

The best three weeks of the summer for any Irish teenager.

# gaeilge - Monday 10 June, 2013

"Léigh anois go cúramach, ar do scrúdpháipéar..."
# Cluastuiscint
# Cluastuiscint

"Léigh anois go cúramach, ar do scrúdpháipéar..."

Jun 10th 2013, 2:57 PM 27,029 Views 22 Comments

# gaeilge - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

So, a statement for Irish language mag ended up in Macau, China
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

So, a statement for Irish language mag ended up in Macau, China

Jun 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 14,177 Views 23 Comments

A letter destined for Belfast ended up in Macau, China. Totally understandable.

# gaeilge - Thursday 11 April, 2013

VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart
# Sceitimini áthas
From The Daily Edge
# Sceitimini áthas

VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart

Apr 11th 2013, 9:26 AM 1,739 Views 3 Comments

Junior Cert flashback.