Newsletter #2: July 2010


Beatha agus sláinte! Gaelchultúr would like to welcome you to the second edition of the company’s newsletter. We hope you enjoy it!


Intensive Irish Course at Lower Intermediate Level

In September, Gaelchultúr will be starting an Intensive Irish Course at Lower Intermediate Level. This course has been developed to help people improve their Irish in a short space of time.

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The second Intensive Preparatory Course in Written Irish

Gaelchultúr’s first intensive preparatory course in written Irish (‘Dianchúrsa Ullmhúcháin i gCruinneas na Gaeilge’) began last May. There are 20 people undertaking the course, including students in London, Switzerland and Canberra in Australia. The next course will commence on Saturday, 11 September 2010.

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Sean-nós singing and dancing workshops

Gaelchultúr is running a series of workshops throughout the months of July and August, the first of which was held on the 9 July in Temple Bar’s Culture Box as part of The Summer Sensational festival.

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Intensive Preparatory Course for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary Teaching) Interview

As a result of the new opportunities which will soon become available in the education sector, a lot of people are currently applying for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education. In order to meet the needs of those people, Gaelchultúr organises intensive preparatory courses on a regular basis to prepare them for the interview.

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Intensive five-day courses for teachers, in conjunction with COGG

Between 16-20 August, Gaelchultúr will be offering intensive Irish language courses for primary and post-primary teachers who work in Gaeltacht and all-Irish schools. These courses, which are being run in conjunction with COGG, will take place in Coláiste de hÍde, Tallaght.

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Important dates

Below is a list of important dates relating to events being run by Gaelchultúr and by other organisations:

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Link of the month

Your Career with Irish is a bilingual booklet compiled by Graduate Careers Ireland.

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Technology tip of the month

When using MS Word, you will notice that certain things are automatically ‘corrected’ as you type, e.g. ‘briathar’ is changed to ‘breather’ and ‘i’ (lowercase) to ‘I’(capital). This could cause problems when writing in Irish.

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