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Irish

# irish - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie March planned in Belfast over ‘failure’ to protect the Irish language La Dearg

March planned in Belfast over ‘failure’ to protect the Irish language

The Lá Dearg group say that aspects of the Good Friday agreement have not been implemented.

# irish - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President’s visit State Visit

# irish - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 Venn Diagrams Only Irish People Will Understand Busy At Maths

8 Venn Diagrams Only Irish People Will Understand

Bet that first year maths will come in handy now.

# irish - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Office of the Ombudsman and Language Commissioner will not be merged As Gaeilge

Office of the Ombudsman and Language Commissioner will not be merged

Conradh na Gaeilge said they will be lobbying for state services to be provided both in English and Irish.

# irish - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts Ditch The Monkey

Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts

The cartoons are aimed at promoting positive mental health.

# irish - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Definitive Ranking of Ireland’s April Fools’ Day Pranks Gotcha

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland’s April Fools’ Day Pranks

A blue cheese easter egg. Really?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Let’s stop the blame game about learning Irish Language

Column: Let’s stop the blame game about learning Irish

Recognising Ireland’s place in an international context allows us to explore the real reasons for our widespread weakness in learning Irish, as well as foreign languages, writes Dermot McNally.

# irish - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Irish troops return home from their six-month tour of duty in Syria Defence Forces

Watch: Irish troops return home from their six-month tour of duty in Syria

A couple even got to meet their newborns for the first time.

From The Daily Edge Dodgy Irish builders are causing havoc on a New Zealand soap opera BEGORRAH

Dodgy Irish builders are causing havoc on a New Zealand soap opera

You wouldn’t bring this pair home to your mammy.

# irish - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Meet the Irish butler who’ll do anything for his guests (once it’s legal) Irish

VIDEO: Meet the Irish butler who’ll do anything for his guests (once it’s legal)

One of his regular clients bathes in goat’s milk every morning.

# irish - Friday 28 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The British Monarchy has spoken in Irish Go Raibh Maith Agat

The British Monarchy has spoken in Irish

On Twitter, but still.

# irish - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads Outbreak

DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads

An outbreak of the virus has killed dozens of people in the West African nation’s southern forests.

# irish - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tesco is looking at introducing Irish-speaking self-service checkouts Tugann An Rud Is Lú Cúnamh

# irish - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Paddy’s Day Aran jumper-themed Converse sell out in one day Drinking Shoes

# irish - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Can you speak Irish? Want to help the world learn? An Dtuigeann Tu?

Can you speak Irish? Want to help the world learn?

Duolingo wants to build an Irish database and you could help.

# irish - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Manneken Pis statue got dressed up for St Patrick’s Day Irished Up

# irish - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades St Patrick's Day

Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades

Boston native Larry Donnelly takes a look at the most prominent elements of 2014’s weekend-long celebrations in America’s most Irish city, and how they compare with what’s happening here.

From The Daily Edge 9 things every celeb must do when they come to Ireland Sink A Pint

# irish - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Galling’: Enda Kenny describes effect of recession in St Patrick’s Day message Going Green

‘Galling’: Enda Kenny describes effect of recession in St Patrick’s Day message

The Taoiseach said there is ‘global affection’ for the Irish people’s ‘nobility’.

# irish - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘A disaster and an insult’: Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister No Focal

‘A disaster and an insult’: Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister

Richard Bruton’s lack of Irish annoyed the opposition at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

# irish - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK Let's Get Together

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK

While in the UK, Kenny will also attend the Champ St Patrick’s Day Reception in Westminster.

# irish - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is genuinely the most Irish Facebook post of all time Aunty Mary

This is genuinely the most Irish Facebook post of all time

Of course it’s true, but just so…Irish.

# irish - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is enough being done to support Irish language speakers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is enough being done to support Irish language speakers?

This morning’s column debates whether Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed in Irish society. Cad a cheapann tú?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Are Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed? Roots And Culture

Column: Are Gaeilgeoirí being oppressed?

A debate has been ongoing about what place the Irish language has in our society. As someone who speaks Irish, I know how hurtful stereotypes about speakers are, writes Maitiú de Hál.

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers to tell politicians what they think about same-sex marriage… as Gaeilge Piece Of Mind

Teenagers to tell politicians what they think about same-sex marriage… as Gaeilge

The second-level students will also discuss global and warming employment matters with the politicians.

# irish - Monday 3 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh delivered the biggest TMI you’ll read today Tmi Tmi Tmi

# irish - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dia duit: Seachtain na Gaeilge launches today Teanga

Dia duit: Seachtain na Gaeilge launches today

The Irish language festival runs until 17 March.

From TheJournal.ie The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing) Sneak Peek

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)

A new play tells the story of the historical event by using loyalist and nationalist characters.

From TheJournal.ie EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’ Limbo Land

EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’

It’s claimed farmers whose cows are born in the Republic and slaughtered in Northern Ireland are being offered lower prices.

# irish - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins weighs in with her opinion on Irish politics Trolling

Katie Hopkins weighs in with her opinion on Irish politics

Ah Katie. Was that necessary?

# irish - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s what happens when you type ‘come’ into this English-Irish translator Focail Chuckle

Here’s what happens when you type ‘come’ into this English-Irish translator

You get a whole lot more from this foclóir.

# irish - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish teen wins 122K Facebook fans for videos about Irish mammies and grannies The Washing

# irish - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ó Cuirreáin has formally stepped down as Irish Language Commissioner Gaeilge

Ó Cuirreáin has formally stepped down as Irish Language Commissioner

RTÉ journalist Rónán Ó Domhnaill will take on the role from tomorrow.

# irish - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why bother learning Irish? Gaeilge

Column: Why bother learning Irish?

There is enormous negativity about the Irish language, especially in official circles. But it’s part of who we are and we must fight for its survival, writes Rónán Ó Muirthile.

# irish - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Meet the Irish rugby team’s secret weapon for this weekend’s match Triple Crown Size

Meet the Irish rugby team’s secret weapon for this weekend’s match

He’s more than willing to answer Ireland’s call.

# irish - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Did you spot the Irish actor in the massive new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer? Garda Of The Galaxy?

Did you spot the Irish actor in the massive new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer?

Would’ja look. Sure isn’t that your man from the thing?

# irish - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: I need my daughter to know I didn’t sit back and watch our language die Roots And Culture

Column: I need my daughter to know I didn’t sit back and watch our language die

I took my daughter on her first trip to Dublin on Saturday to participate in the demonstration for Irish language rights. I need her understand her national identity, writes Deirdre Nic Gabhann.

# irish - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Selling your home? You might have to test it for radon Tackling Cancer

Selling your home? You might have to test it for radon

A new report from the Department of Environment makes the suggestion as part of the effort to tackle the cancer-causing gas.

# irish - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Forest crash out of FA Cup despite Ireland international Andy Reid’s efforts

The midfielder set up a goal for the visitors, but Sheffield United powered home thanks to three second half strikes.

# irish - Friday 14 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Government’s attitude to the Irish language is a total sham Roots And Culture

Column: The Government’s attitude to the Irish language is a total sham

It’s bad for democracy when Government picks and chooses what legislation to implement and when they censor and undermine anyone who has an opposing view to them, writes Daithí de Buitléir.

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