Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 15°C Wednesday 25 May 2022

#Gaeilge

# 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 12,915 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 36,227 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 9,206 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 50,819 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 28,260 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 14,182 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 1,765 Views 3 Comments

Junior Cert flashback.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Column: Gaeilge is a part of our culture – how it's taught matters
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Gaeilge is a part of our culture – how it's taught matters

Mar 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,698 Views 193 Comments

The poetry, prose and history of the Irish language should be taken out of the current course and put into a separate, optional subject for advanced students – while “Irish Language” should be taught to every student as a core subject, writes Aodhán Ó Deá.

# gaeilge - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers

Mar 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,843 Views 4 Comments

How long is the Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin? And how many years has it been since there was a pope from outside Europe?

# gaeilge - Friday 15 March, 2013

VIDEO: Sixth class pupils in Mayo perform Mama Mia as Gaeilge
# Mamaí Mia
# Mamaí Mia

VIDEO: Sixth class pupils in Mayo perform Mama Mia as Gaeilge

Mar 15th 2013, 5:06 PM 7,897 Views 36 Comments

Lámhs in the air now everyone…

# gaeilge - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers

Mar 6th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,615 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach tells the Dáil it’s not just Gardaí who are being asked to make a contribution to economic recovery.

# gaeilge - Friday 1 March, 2013

The leave-it-out lady teaches Irish too
# Education
From The Daily Edge
# Education

The leave-it-out lady teaches Irish too

Mar 1st 2013, 1:03 PM 18,869 Views 22 Comments

Ah, Fág Amach é.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Opinion: Lost in translation - when players' Irish names are changed in match reports
# Bearla
From The42
# Bearla

Opinion: Lost in translation - when players' Irish names are changed in match reports

Feb 5th 2013, 6:41 PM 8,489 Views 13 Comments

‘It is absolutely 100% about standing up to an attitude that seeks to embarrass Irish language speakers.’

# gaeilge - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 7,398 Views 9 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish phrases that could confuses visitors for The Gathering, Clare Daly’s ‘house’ measure, and disoriented man could be member of government…

# gaeilge - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Céard? 17 words from modern Ireland, in Irish
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Céard? 17 words from modern Ireland, in Irish

Jan 26th 2013, 3:38 PM 27,486 Views 50 Comments

Have you ever sent a ‘tvuít’ about the ‘tarrtháil’?

# gaeilge - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Column: Why I joined Dublin’s first Irish-speaking GAA club
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I joined Dublin’s first Irish-speaking GAA club

Dec 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 882 Views 47 Comments

There were no social situations where Irish speakers could use the language. Na Gaeil Óga – an all-Irish GAA club – could change that, writes Ciarán Mac Fhearghusa.

# gaeilge - Monday 5 November, 2012

VIDEO: What happens when you speak Irish to strangers?
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

VIDEO: What happens when you speak Irish to strangers?

Nov 5th 2012, 4:15 PM 17,820 Views 99 Comments

“An bhfuil fhios agaibh cá bhfuil an Luas?”

# gaeilge - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Which Leaving Cert subjects produce the most A grades?
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Which Leaving Cert subjects produce the most A grades?

Aug 15th 2012, 1:40 PM 93,421 Views 11 Comments

Some subjects produced proportionally more top grades – while others had higher failure rates than most.

# gaeilge - Friday 20 July, 2012

Three-minute explainer: What's the story with the Gaeltacht Bill?
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Three-minute explainer: What's the story with the Gaeltacht Bill?

Jul 20th 2012, 10:18 PM 8,836 Views 77 Comments

Opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil en masse yesterday in protest at government tactics. So what’s the deal?

# gaeilge - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Kenny admits concerns over standards of language teaching after PayPal jobs news
# Languages
# Languages

Kenny admits concerns over standards of language teaching after PayPal jobs news

Jul 17th 2012, 4:12 PM 10,984 Views 94 Comments

Enda Kenny wonders why children cannot speak Irish after 14 years’ tuition, after PayPal says it can’t find locals to fill jobs.

# gaeilge - Friday 22 June, 2012

Brussels made 17 errors translating the ESM Treaty into Irish
# Botúin
# Botúin

Brussels made 17 errors translating the ESM Treaty into Irish

Jun 22nd 2012, 1:23 PM 5,115 Views 70 Comments

Dáil approval was needed this week to correct 17 grammatical mistakes, and typos, in the Irish version of the Treaty.

# gaeilge - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Gaeilge on Google's new Endangered Languages Project
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Gaeilge on Google's new Endangered Languages Project

Jun 21st 2012, 11:03 AM 6,502 Views 47 Comments

Irish is included on a list of over 3,000 languages that the internet giant wants to save from extinction.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Investigation finds only 1 of 9 officers in Gaeltacht Garda station spoke Irish
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Investigation finds only 1 of 9 officers in Gaeltacht Garda station spoke Irish

Apr 24th 2012, 12:02 PM 2,911 Views 43 Comments

Eight of the nine Gardaí stationed in Gaoth Dobhair in Donegal were unable to carry out their duties through Irish.

# gaeilge - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Poll: Do you speak Irish on a regular basis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you speak Irish on a regular basis?

Apr 7th 2012, 12:50 PM 9,417 Views 121 Comments

Bernard Dunne is leading a nationwide drive getting people to use whatever Irish they still remember. Would you use yours?

# gaeilge - Friday 6 April, 2012

Column: Get back on the capall - we should be proud to use the Irish language
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Get back on the capall - we should be proud to use the Irish language

Apr 6th 2012, 7:00 PM 222 Views 95 Comments

The plan is simple: we want to start a revolution and get 100,000 people to use their chuid gaeilge in their daily lives, write Bernard Dunne.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Hogan moves to plug Irish language gaps in Household Charge law
# Courts
# Courts

Hogan moves to plug Irish language gaps in Household Charge law

Mar 28th 2012, 3:55 PM 3,727 Views 68 Comments

An Irish edition of the legislation permitting the household charge, and the list of exempted ghost estates, have been produced.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Meet Dime: the sheepdog who only understands Irish
# Madra Caorach
From The Daily Edge
# Madra Caorach

Meet Dime: the sheepdog who only understands Irish

Feb 29th 2012, 3:20 PM 5,263 Views 22 Comments

Dime lives on Achill Island – where he does the entirety of his work as a ‘madra caorach’ through the Irish language.

# gaeilge - Friday 6 January, 2012

Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner

Jan 6th 2012, 5:51 PM 3,094 Views 39 Comments

In a letter to the Irish Times, 33 people say they “expect” the government not to merge the commissioner with the Ombudsman.

# gaeilge - Friday 30 December, 2011

What the focal? Stan Collymore shows off by tweeting 'as Gaeilge'
# Gaeilgeoir
From The42
# Gaeilgeoir

What the focal? Stan Collymore shows off by tweeting 'as Gaeilge'

Dec 30th 2011, 11:36 AM 10,491 Views 29 Comments

He’s really quite good, you know.

# gaeilge - Thursday 3 November, 2011

TG4 launches free Irish language app
# TG4
# TG4

TG4 launches free Irish language app

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:45 PM 11,679 Views 41 Comments

Does anyone know how to say ‘app’ as Gaeilge?

# gaeilge - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Mean Girls meets Hollyoaks... in Spiddal: TG4's new online teen drama
# As Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# As Gaeilge

Mean Girls meets Hollyoaks... in Spiddal: TG4's new online teen drama

Sep 14th 2011, 10:48 AM 937 Views 0 Comments

In an effort to make the Irish language more appealing to young people, this new online-only soap promises edgy and gritty storylines…

# gaeilge - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Could two Mayo publicans have exposed a gaping hole in Ireland's legal system?
# Courts
# Courts

Could two Mayo publicans have exposed a gaping hole in Ireland's legal system?

Jul 23rd 2011, 7:42 PM 5,051 Views 67 Comments

Two Claremorris publicans escaped punishment for having punters on their premises after hours. But how?

# gaeilge - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Government shelves decision on mandatory Leaving Cert Irish
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Government shelves decision on mandatory Leaving Cert Irish

Jun 9th 2011, 5:05 PM 2,885 Views 32 Comments

A decision will not be made on whether Irish should remain a mandatory subject in State exams until the syllabus is reviewed.

# gaeilge - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Ó Cuív’s final act as defence minister: saving the Irish-speaking battalion in his own constituency
# An Chéad Chath
# An Chéad Chath

Ó Cuív’s final act as defence minister: saving the Irish-speaking battalion in his own constituency

Mar 8th 2011, 1:14 PM 1,421 Views 0 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív says he has ordered his department to safeguard the Irish-speaking battalion based in his constituency.

# gaeilge - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Here's a peek at Stephen Fry's cameo on Ros na Rún
# Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# Gaeilge

Here's a peek at Stephen Fry's cameo on Ros na Rún

Mar 2nd 2011, 1:21 PM 1,388 Views 0 Comments

The venerable English gentleman makes an altogether brief appearance on the TG4 soap tomorrow. Here’s a preview.

# gaeilge - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Should Leaving Cert Irish be dropped, or just reformed?
# GE11
# GE11

Should Leaving Cert Irish be dropped, or just reformed?

Feb 17th 2011, 5:57 AM 3,659 Views 9 Comments

While all parties want Irish teaching reformed, Fine Gael wants it dropped as a mandatory Leaving Cert subject. Is it right?

# gaeilge - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Dobson labels Irish ‘quaint’… or does he?
# Pranksters
From The Daily Edge
# Pranksters

Dobson labels Irish ‘quaint’… or does he?

Feb 16th 2011, 9:07 PM 2,937 Views 0 Comments

The Six One newsreader offers a comment on the TG4 debate… but is it really David Davin-Power in disguise?

# gaeilge - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Parties fire shots over Irish language plans
# GE11
# GE11

Parties fire shots over Irish language plans

Feb 15th 2011, 5:53 PM 1,415 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin launches its Irish plan outside Fine Gael HQ – but the election frontrunners label the move an ‘empty stunt’.

# gaeilge - Monday 14 February, 2011

Irish language students protest at being "dumped" by Fine Gael
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Irish language students protest at being "dumped" by Fine Gael

Feb 14th 2011, 1:39 PM 3,967 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny’s proposal that Irish no longer be a mandatory subject at Leaving Cert level sees USI students march on party’s headquarters with banners depicting broken hearts…