bliain na gaeilge 2018

European Elections 2014

Toghcháin Eorpacha 2014Conradh na Gaeilge called on candidates in the local and European elections to choose a future for the Irish language and to show their support by taking action to promote Irish if elected.

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Lá Mór na Gaeilge

The Irish language and Gaeltacht community north and south want equality for the language and want State services to be available in Irish at the same standard and level as they are provided in English, especially in the Gaeltacht.

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Gaelscoil Ráth Tó (September 2010)Aitheantas means recognition in Irish and four national Irish-language organisations - Comhluadar, Conradh na Gaeilge, Foras Pátrúnachta na Scoileanna Lán-Ghaeilge and Glór na nGael - came together in 2010 under the joint umbrella-campaign entitled Aitheantas to lobby for the recognition of Irish-medium schools, and in particular to support the parents that founded Gaelscoil Ráth Tó in Ratoath, Co. Meath when the all-Irish primary school was refused recognition in 2010.

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Rith 2014

Rith 2012 | Massive relay race and national festival for the Irish language | www.rith.ieRith is a massive bi-annual festival and relay-race run around Ireland on behalf of the Irish language. This innovative festival is aimed at encouraging the use of the Irish language and the latest festival was held from 7 - 15 March 2014 as one of the main events of Seachtain na Gaeilge 2014. The 1000km course for the non-stop relay race ran through 14 counties and over 400 towns and villages from Baile Bhuirne in Co. Cork to Belfast, and thousands of people joined in the festivities over the 9 days. This year was different to other years as the run continued through the night in Dublin for the first time ever.

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Office of the Language Commissioner

Rónán Ó Domhnaill agus Seán Ó Cuirreáin Coimisinéir Teanga CearnógOn 17 November 2011, the Government announced that it intended to shut the Office of the Language Commissioner as a independent legislative office, and to transfer all its functions to the Office of the Ombudsman as part of a restructuring plan for the public sector.

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Parliamentary Questions

1210770032dailThis is an on-going campaign to keep the pressure on politicans to fulfil the promises they made regarding the Irish language while they are in Dáil Éireann, in the Legislative Assembly, or in the European Parliament. Conradh na Gaeilge asks MLAs and TDs from the Opposition to question the Government about what they are doing, or not doing, to promote the Irish language.

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Associated Organisations of Conradh na Gaeilge