Seirbhís Aistriúcháin Chonradh na Gaeilge was founded in April 2020 and from then on we have provided translation services for a number of various clients. We have translated for 8 different county councils, 5 State organizations and a number of other private sector bodies in Ireland and further afield. We are currently in 3 contractual arrangements with organisations to provide translation services.
Over 1.5 million people confident in their ability to speak Irish and almost 2 million confident in their ability to understand Irish on the island of Ireland
Decrease in the number of daily Irish language speakers in the Gaeltacht:• The 2016 Census showed a catastrophic fall of 11% in the number of daily Irish language speakers inthe Gaeltacht during the period 2011 - 2016• Exceptional positive action is needed to protect the GaeltachtProtect the rights of the Gaeltacht community to live in their home area:• Currently, many young people have to move out of the Gaeltacht as they are unable to obtain planningpermission on their own land• There is a generation of young people from the Gaeltacht who are unable to buy a site or a house intheir own area and who have to leave the Gaeltacht• People in the Gaeltacht who are entitled to social housing are being pushed out of their own communityas not enough social housing is being built in the GaeltachtEnsure that the Gaeltacht is not wiped out by large numbers of non-Irish speakers coming to live in thearea:• All research shows that the level of daily usage of Irish is damaged when a large group of non-Irishspeaking individuals & families come to live in the Gaeltacht• Irish is weakened in the community, in the education system, in community events and as a normalspoken language
Titim i líon na gcainteoirí laethúil sa Ghaeltacht:• Léirigh Daonáireamh na bliana 2016 gur tharla titim thubaisteach 11% i líon na gcainteoirí laethúlaGaeltachta sa tréimhse 2011 – 2016• Tá gá le gníomh dearfach eisceachtúil chun an Ghaeltacht a chosaintCosaint a dhéanamh ar chearta phobal na Gaeltachta cónaí ina gceantar dúchais:• Faoi láthair tá ar a lán daoine óga bogadh amach as an nGaeltacht mar nach bhfuil siad in ann ceadpleanála a fháil ar a dtalamh féin• Tá glúin daoine óga sa Ghaeltacht nach bhfuil ar a gcumas suíomh nó teach a cheannach ina gceantarféin agus atá orthu imeacht ón nGaeltacht• Tá daoine sa Ghaeltacht atá i dteideal tithe sóisialta á mbrú amach as a bpobal féin mar nach bhfuildóthain tithe sóisialta á dtógáil sa GhaeltachtCinntiú nach maraítear an Ghaeltacht trí líon mór daoine gan Ghaeilge teacht chun cónaí sa cheantar:• Léiríonn gach taighde go ndéantar dochar do labhairt na Gaeilge nuair a thagann grúpa mór daoineaonair agus teaghlaigh gan Ghaeilge chun cónaí sa Ghaeltacht• Lagaítear an Ghaeilge sa phobal, sa chóras oideachais, in imeachtaí pobail agus mar ghnáththeanga labhartha