Newsletter #6: January 2011


You’re very welcome to Gaelchultúr’s first newsletter of 2011. We hope you enjoy it!


New year, new start!

Have you been thinking about improving your Irish or even learning it from scratch? Seize your opportunity now as Gaelchultúr is offering Irish language night classes in 13 venues around the country this spring.

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QuickGuide™ Irish Grammar – a new learning resource from Gaelchultúr

Gaelchultúr has this week published a new learning resource, QuickGuide™ Irish Grammar – a glance card which focuses on the main aspects of the grammar of the language.

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Sean-nós singing and dancing workshops

The lively sound of traditional music will be heard in the streets of Dublin city centre this week during Temple Bar TradFest 2011.

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Gaelchultúr on RnaG!

A special edition of Rónán Beo @ 3, Rónán Mac Aodha Bhuí’s popular programme on Raidió na Gaeltachta, will be broadcast live from Oliver St. John Gogarty’s pub in Temple Bar this Thursday, 27 January.

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Intensive Preparatory Course in Written Irish

Would you like to improve your written Irish and your grammar skills? If so, why not take part in Gaelchultúr’s Intensive Preparatory Course in Written Irish which will be held between February and May 2011.

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An Irish course for those with a hectic lifestyle!

You’ve made a resolution to improve your Irish in 2011 but you’re extremely busy. Not to worry - Gaelchultúr has the solution!

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Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh launches Gaelchultúr’s evening classes

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh was the special guest at an event in the Seven Oaks Hotel in Carlow on Tuesday, 18 January 2011, during which Gaelchultúr’s evening classes were launched.

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Since was launched last year over 550 have registered on the site and the club has more than 750 followers on Facebook.

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Three copies of the glance card QuickGuide™ Irish Grammar to be won.

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December competition winners

Congratulations to the winners of the December competition!

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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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Link of the Month

Thousands of oral recordings in Scottish Gaelic, Scots and English are now available online on the recently launched website Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches.

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Technology tip of the month

An Foclóir Beag is an Irish-Irish dictionary which also contains comprehensive information about various aspects of Irish grammar.

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