Wednesday, December 9, 2009

New Irish Language Newspaper and other news items that caught Mary's fancy

Foras na Gaeilge Announces New Irish Language Newspaper (Nov 20, 2009)

"Foras na Gaeilge announced today (20th November) that they are to award the contract to provide a new weekly Irish language newspaper to Torann na dTonn Teoranta. Torann na dTonn Teoranta is a partnership between The Connacht Tribune of Galway city and Eo Teilifís a television production company based in An Spidéal, Co Galway."
Leagan Gaeilge:

New book tells a Polish tale for children as Gaeilge (Dec 3, 2009)
"This is Laoise [Ní Chomhraí]’s second book in her Taisteal le Tarlach series. This latest instalment follows Tarlach on his way to Poland with his friend Adas."

Raj gets on his bike to promote Irish language (Dec 4, 2009)

"Raj [Khan] arrived in Ireland in 2002 and, after watching a demonstration on Dublin calling for Irish to be officially recognised as working language of the European Union, he developed an interest in the language."

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Foinse in print again

Foinse in print again (Nov 17, 2009)

"The secret is out- a new version of Irish language newspaper, Foinse, will be available in print again as of tomorrow morning, 18 November as the newspaper is set to be distributed every Wednesday free in the Irish Independent."

Friday, June 26, 2009

Irish language paper closes

Irish language paper closes (June 26, 2009)
"Ireland's largest Irish language newspaper, Foinse, has closed down.

"The paper which was published weekly on Saturdays had been struggling since 2007.
"It is the second Irish language newspaper to fail in the last seven months - Lá Nua was closed in December 2008."

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Sos beag*

You might be wondering what the heck is up with the Agus Araile team. Then again, maybe not.... But if you are, let's just sum it up by saying that this winter's been a tough one! Some health- and family-related issues have cropped up, requiring rather a bit of attention. We'll be back in publication when circumstances allow. Thanks for your patience!

*A.k.a. "okay fine Wes I blinked"