Tag Archives: Irish language

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh!

Warmest season’s greetings to all our followers and friends as we look forward to the Christmas celebrations and the New Year with justified hope as never before. Beir bua agus beannacht!

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Chairman Joint Chiefs General Dempsey sings “The Parting Glass” at his farewell (VIDEO)

General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, retired earlier this week after 41 year of service in the US military. In addition to his military skill and wise leadership, Dempsey, 63, who held the highest ranking … Continue reading

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How speaking Irish saved my life on the run from United Arab Emirates police

By Sean O’Driscoll for Irish Central. “What the hell would you want to speak Irish for? It’s just so…obscure.” The words of my school friend, Martin, stuck with me my whole life and still make me laugh. I used to … Continue reading

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McGuinness rejects Taoiseach’s claim as laughable

Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness has rejected a claim that Gerry Adams attempted to block a deal during last week’s talks as laughable. Mr McGuinness said; “The statement today by the Taoiseach is a threadbare attempt to excuse his failure … Continue reading

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Boston’s Holy Cross celebrates St Patrick’s Day – pictures

Slideshow: http://photos.pilotcatholicnews.com/Photogalleries/Cathedral-St-Patricks-Day-Mass/i-dd5ZqK9/A Cardinal O’Malley wrote in his blog: “There were bagpipes and step dancers and we always like to incorporate the Irish language into the liturgy. This year, the wife of the new consul-general of Ireland Carmel Ó Caollaí proclaimed … Continue reading

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Saving the Irish language is easy

By Brendan Patrick Keane at Irish Central In three years we could have as many Irish speakers as Iceland’s population. If the 800,000 Irish school kids had a choice, more than half would go to a Gaelscoil – voluntarily. Demand … Continue reading

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Government Policy is undermining the Irish Language – Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD yesterday took part in the march and rally – ‘Lá Mór na Gaeilge’ – in Dublin to protest at the “government policy which is inexorably strangling the Irish language”. Teachta Adams said: “I want … Continue reading

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