A combination of confusion, anger and despondency has taken root in the Irish language community over the past month as people digest the repercussions of the disastrous decisions taken by Foras na Gaeilge.
The Latest interactive app from Oin Interactive is now available to download for free from the iTunes App store, This Irish Language app allows users to explore an interactive house where they can absorb the sounds and phrases commonly used in everyday Gaeilge life .
The year of 2014 commences with the political class in the north exposed as a laughing stock to any idle international journalist still showing an interest in this place. Terms like ‘dejá-vú’ and ‘groundhog day’ came to mind as we tried to make sense of the surreal society we reside in.
Caint a thug an tUas Pól Ruiséal, Stiúrthóir ar Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha in Coláiste Ollscoile Corcaigh, agus é ag seoladh ‘Language, Resistance and Revival i Seomra Caidrimh an Ionaid ar 7 Samhain, 2013
I reflected on the rich ethos and heritage of Cumann Luthchléas Gaeil (GAA) when doing a book launch in St Enda’s GAA club in Glengormley last Saturday. It was a great honour for me to be asked to do this as part of the 20th anniversary commemoration for Seán Fox, who was the club’s president when murdered by agents of the British State back in 1993
Religious discrimination in North Belfast was in the spotlight again this week when human rights group PPR (Participation and Practice of Rights) published a comprehensive report highlighting demonstrable housing inequality in the area.
Two Gaels, who I know well, were attacked this week in our town. Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is one of them and the author of this book Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh is the other
This column has often referred to the ‘hot air’ contained in the promise of the Good Friday Agreement that a ‘new era’ lay ahead for the Irish language in the north.
Chas Robert McMillen le húdar an leabhair ‘Language, Resistance and Revival’, gníomhaí teanga, Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh, le cuid de scéal corrach Bhéal Feirste agus de scéal na Gaeilge a chíoradh is a mheas.