Funding worth €250,000 has been announced for an initiative which will allow third level students to spend three months in the Gaeltacht.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
An Taisce has questioned the sustainability of increased visitor numbers permitted on Skellig Michael.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019
A ‘masterplan’ will be designed to help renovate a derelict boarding school in a Cork gaeltacht.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2019
Ten language planning officers have been appointed countrywide in recent months, and one of them has an unusual background.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2019
A new series from Síle Nic Chonaonaigh has the TG4 presenter visiting Ireland’s smallest geographical unit, writes Pet Connell
Wed, 16 Jan, 2019
More than 1,190 jobs can be created through an Irish language and Gaeltacht investment plan, according to Conradh na Gaeilge.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
Irish speakers are calling for €9m in funding to preserve the language and create jobs in Gaeltacht areas.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
A mother has spoken of her daughter’s experience at an Irish-language summer course at Coláiste na Rinne in the Waterford Gaeltacht.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
Electric Picnic music fans who prefer to rock “as Gaeilge” are to be treated to their own Gaeltacht campsite at this year’s festival.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
The creation of digital high-speed broadband hubs in Gaeltacht areas and the islands is part of a strategy to attract back emigrants and help create 1,500 jobs.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
The Government wants to increase the number of Irish speakers in Gaeltacht areas by 25%.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
Island post-primary schools in the Gaeltacht are to get more funding and teaching hours.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Post-primary schools on the country's islands in the Gaeltacht, are to receive extra funding.
Sun, 17 Jun, 2018
Children have better literacy and concentrate better in class if they are deeply immersed in two languages either in school or at home, a childhood bilingualism researcher says.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Tralee has been named as one of more than 20 towns and cities that can apply for recognition as a Gaeltacht service town, under the Gaeltacht Act, 2012.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
The funding for Gaeltacht schools is to double in 2018.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
A Gaeltacht town is about to open its 30th pub and continues to buck the trend in hard-hit rural Ireland.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
The Government has been accused of failing to provide sufficient funding in the budget to promote the Irish language.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
Promoting a Cork Gaeltacht’s heritage could help sustain its population and economy, writes
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
A Waterford county councillor has publicly called for “special planning treatment” for the Ring Gaeltacht after claiming the future of the region was under threat from “too many blow-ins”.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
IT is possible to extrapolate from the ESRI report on island-wide attitudes to the Irish language published yesterday that the best way to rejuvenate the dying language would be to ask Britain to recolonise the Republic.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
IMAGINE my surprise when I saw a sign for the Gaeltacht from a roundabout somewhere deep in Dublin 18.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
Residents of Cork’s Muskerry Gaeltacht are to petition Eircom, in protest at the quality of the company’s broadband service in the area.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
The Government is being urged to provide resources for language development as research reveals that the use of Irish is declining faster than previously thought in Gaeltacht areas.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
A small craft brewery in Cork’s Múscraí Gaeltacht has produced the first Irish-made gluten-free beer.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2015
Largo Foods, which employs 140 people in Co Donegal, is to close its local operation.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014