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."