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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The funding will be added to the budget for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht, the Islands and the Foras Teanga.
Sinn Fein's Gaeltacht spokesman Senator Trevor O Clochartaigh welcomed the removal of the tender but said it should have happened "weeks ago".
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.
Among the speakers will be Galway councillor Pl " Foighil, who proposed last year that only Irish speakers should be given planning permission to build new houses in Gaeltacht areas.
But instead, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht spent [euro]2,405.22 to an outside agency getting their annual report translated into our native tongue in 2015.
His Department thinks the standard being served to kids spending a few days in the Gaeltacht regions mightn't be up to scratch.
Among the speakers will be controversial Galway councillor Pl i Foighil who proposed last year that only Irish speakers should be given planning permission to build new houses in Irishspeaking Gaeltacht areas.
An ability to converse in fluent Gaelic will be a basic requirement for all Gaeltacht planning permissions, and only Irish speakers will able to build homes in the area.
THE decision to outsource the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht's annual report is scandalous.