Newsletter #20: December 2012


You’re very welcome to the December edition of Gaelchultúr’s newsletter - the last edition of 2012.

Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year to you!


An Irish language Christmas card

Gaelchultúr has designed a Christmas card that you can print out and send to your friends.

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Certificate in Professional Irish course begins

Gaelchultúr’s new Certificate in Professional Irish course began in October and by autumn of next year the company intends to offer accredited courses for public sector bodies at four different levels.

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A great New Year’s resolution!

Trying to think of a New Year’s resolution? Why not take up a course in Irish!

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Gaelchultúr’s Intensive Course: A sanctuary for grammar nerds since 2010!

Don’t be jealous of the grammar nerd – become a grammar nerd yourself with the help of Gaelchultúr’s Dianchúrsa Ullmhúcháin i gCruinneas na Gaeilge (intensive course in written Irish)!

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Irish Language Course for Hibernia Applicants receives high praise

An innovative approach to teaching is used on Gaelchultúr’s Irish Language Course for Hibernia Applicants and participants seem to enjoy that approach, and the e-learning aspect of it in particular.

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Deal of the Month on books for €72 (RRP: €80)

Deal of the Month for December is a discount of 10% on the price of the six books selected by for the January-June 2013 period, when all six books are purchased together.

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Irish phrases for the festive season

Between 20 December and 6 January the “Frása an Lae” (Phrase of the Day) videos will focus on phrases to do specifically with Christmas and the New Year. The phrases taught in the videos will prove useful for those who want to wish their friends and family season’s greetings, whether orally or in writing.

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Irish language events: Music, celebration and lots more to do this Christmas!

Put away the TV guide, ignore the Christmas cards that still have to be written and celebrate Christmas and New Year with gusto this year at one of the Irish language events being organised in the weeks ahead.

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Christmas presents for those interested in Irish

If you’re at a loss as to what Christmas presents to get for your nearest and dearest, panic no more! Gaelchultúr has put together a list of suggestions for presents that will appeal to people of all ages who are interested in Irish.

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Evening classes, e-learning courses and an language resources worth over €800 are being offered as prizes in this month’s newsletter!

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Winners of the September competition

Congratulations to the winners of the September competition!

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Link of the month

 2013 is Bliain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Year) and the website contains lots of information about the various events that will be held throughout the year to celebrate the language.

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Song of the month

“Song of the month” aims to encourage the readers of this newsletter to learn songs in Irish and sing them themselves.

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Important dates

A list of important dates relating to events being run by Gaelchultúr and by other organisations.

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