Gaeltacht


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Gaeltacht

, Gaedhealtacht
any of the regions in Ireland in which Irish Gaelic is the vernacular speech. The form Gaeltacht is sometimes also used to mean the region of Scotland in which Scottish Gaelic is spoken
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Launching the app at An Culturlann as part of the 2015 Fleadh Feirste Festival, the Minister said: Thanks to the Gaeltacht Quarter Action Plan launched in 2013, this part of Belfast is fast developing into one of the cornerstones of the city s tourist and cultural offering.
The 37-year-old has impressed in the club's march to a Munster final against l Clonmel Commercials in Mallow on Sunday and is looking to add to his glittering medal haul by winning his second provincial club souvenir 12 years after his first with An Gaeltacht.
Sinn Fein's Gaeltacht spokesman Senator Trevor O Clochartaigh welcomed the removal of the tender but said it should have happened "weeks ago".
During the early years of the Irish-language revival, the Donegal Gaeltacht was represented in nationalist newspaper articles and reports as no more than an addendum to the Connemara and Munster Gaeltachtai.
Such pietas found expression through efforts to understand and learn from the historical struggles of the nation, as well as from its legends, literary lore, and folk beliefs, and, above all, by embracing the living traditions that had survived into the present among the native Irish speakers of the rural Gaeltacht.
The Donegal Gaeltacht has always been known as one of the safest areas in the country for youngsters who attend the summer schools.
I was introduced to the Gaeltacht radio station, which broadcast everything three times, in three different dialects, each barely understandable by speakers of the other two.
HOW much spare time has Gaeltacht Minister Eamon O'Cuiv got on his hands?
COMMUNITY pressure group Cymuned is holding a public meeting in the Irish-speaking Gaeltacht in Ireland tomorrow.
Irish and Welsh action groups will meet tomorrow in the Irish Gaeltacht to discuss how to secure housing for people who speak the Celtic languages.
Tenders are invited for the national parks and wildlife service (npws), part of the department of arts, heritage and the gaeltacht (dahg), provides the legislative and policy framework for the conservation of nature and biodiversity in the republic of ireland.