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# 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 35,133 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 10,587 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 11,923 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 5,900 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 14,252 Views 115 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 16,649 Views 149 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 58,226 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 22,476 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 9,463 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 27,803 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 13,976 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 7,290 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 171 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 10,701 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 19,735 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 47,807 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 12,277 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 8,557 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 8,390 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 17,453 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 18,392 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 21,044 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 10,010 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 1,283 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 10,927 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 8,315 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 10,939 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 699 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 14,649 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 721 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 13,000 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 7,603 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 887 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 2,233 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 5,779 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 755 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 18,524 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 12,713 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.