bliain na gaeilge 2018

Today’s Budget fails to provide fairness for the Irish language and the Gaeltacht

Although Conradh Gaeilge welcomes the additional funding being made available in this year’s Budget, with approximately €3 million being allocated to some aspects of the Investment Plan for the Irish Language and the Gaeltacht agreed by 90 Irish language and Gaeltacht groups, this increase does not provide fairness for the Irish language and Gaeltacht communities.

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Magical production takes to the stage for Bliain na Gaeilge 🎭

Aisling? – a cultural extravaganza of newly commissioned music, song, dance and literature from Ireland’s finest Gaeltacht artists – will be held in the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Friday 28 September as part of Bliain na Gaeilge 2018. It will then be going on tour around the country (dates detailed below).

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Conradh na Gaeilge appealing to An Post to ensure Irish language services in Gaeltacht areas

It is clear to Conradh na Gaeilge that An Post had not considered the sociolingusitc impact this process could have.  Conradh na Gaeilge are appealing to An Post, and the Minister for Communications to ensure that services through Irish will be provided to Gaeltacht communities, and to ensure that post offices in Gaeltacht areas will not be closed, especially considering the language planning processes that are being carried out at the moment.

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Associated Organisations of Conradh na Gaeilge