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#Gaeilge

# gaeilge - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

YouTube totally mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins' Paddy's Day address
# Ni Thuigim
From The Daily Edge
# Ni Thuigim

YouTube totally mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins' Paddy's Day address

Mar 17th 2015, 4:47 PM 3,887 Views 0 Comments

YouTube doesn’t understand Gaeilge.

An 5 rud a tharlaíonn nuair a labhraíonn tú Gaeilge in Éirinn
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

An 5 rud a tharlaíonn nuair a labhraíonn tú Gaeilge in Éirinn

Mar 17th 2015, 9:30 AM 524 Views 56 Comments

(Psst… there’s an as bearla version in here too).

# gaeilge - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Watch these Hollywood stars try (and fail) to speak Irish From The Daily Edge

Watch these Hollywood stars try (and fail) to speak Irish

Mar 10th 2015, 7:56 AM 5,190 Views 1 Comment

Well, they tried.

# gaeilge - Friday 6 March, 2015

7 Irish words that don't exist in English
# Liudraman
From The Daily Edge
# Liudraman

7 Irish words that don't exist in English

Mar 6th 2015, 1:08 PM 77,520 Views 9 Comments

Bit of plámás, be grand.

# gaeilge - Sunday 1 March, 2015

11 reasons why Irish is the best language in the world From The Daily Edge

11 reasons why Irish is the best language in the world

Mar 1st 2015, 3:00 PM 35,239 Views 12 Comments

Sure isn’t it a great little language.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

"10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language"
# Aiming High
# Aiming High

"10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language"

Jan 28th 2015, 7:33 PM 10,598 Views 96 Comments

According to a report by a culture and Gaeltacht committee anyway…

# gaeilge - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Someone excellently corrected the Gaeilge on this Dublin sign
# Fixed It For You
From The Daily Edge
# Fixed It For You

Someone excellently corrected the Gaeilge on this Dublin sign

Jan 25th 2015, 1:45 PM 11,963 Views 5 Comments

Don’t mess with this gaeilgeoir.

# gaeilge - Friday 19 December, 2014

Someone took correcting this sign as Gaeilge into their own hands
# Ar Ceart
From The Daily Edge
# Ar Ceart

Someone took correcting this sign as Gaeilge into their own hands

Dec 19th 2014, 11:34 AM 5,914 Views 4 Comments

Back to school!

# gaeilge - Monday 8 December, 2014

'Irish language for third-level entry shouldn't be a rule', universities told
# Briseadh Na Rialacha
# Briseadh Na Rialacha

'Irish language for third-level entry shouldn't be a rule', universities told

Dec 8th 2014, 4:53 PM 14,278 Views 113 Comments

Only for Irish language courses according to a task group report.

# gaeilge - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat
# Gregory Campbell
# Gregory Campbell

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat

Nov 24th 2014, 3:23 PM 16,720 Views 151 Comments

Over the weekend, Gregory Campbell said he’d treat an Irish Language Act as “toilet paper.”

# gaeilge - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'Curry my yoghurt’ DUP MP says he would treat Irish Language Act 'like toilet paper'
# Toilet Humour
# Toilet Humour

'Curry my yoghurt’ DUP MP says he would treat Irish Language Act 'like toilet paper'

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:07 PM 58,254 Views 173 Comments

Gregory Campbell also joked about his earlier controversial comments.

# 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 22,515 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 9,473 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 27,866 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 14,040 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 7,299 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 37 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 193 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 10,706 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 19,748 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 48,453 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 12,288 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 8,569 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 8,417 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 17,473 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 18,410 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 21,127 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 10,021 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 1,315 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 11,086 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 8,331 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 10,993 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 732 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 14,671 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 747 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 13,019 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 7,613 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 905 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 2,242 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 5,804 Views 3 Comments

I like your chicken roll…