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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Six people have lost their jobs following the closure which was prompted by concerns from the Department of the Gaeltacht.
Sinn Fein's Gaeltacht spokesman Senator Trevor O Clochartaigh welcomed the removal of the tender but said it should have happened "weeks ago".
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.
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 speaking to RTE's Raidio na Gaeltacht, Cormac said the owner told him he wasn't allowed to speak Irish while working in the pub.
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.
The new policy will apply to the Connemara Gaeltacht, an area on Ireland's west coast where Gaelic is promoted and, traditionally, widely spoken in communities.
Tenders are invited for This Request For Tender Is For The Provision Of A Zoo Inspectorate, Authorised By The Minister For Culture Heritage And The Gaeltacht, To Carry Out Annual Zoo Inspections.