Newsletter #18: June 2012


There’s plenty of information in this month’s edition of Nuachtlitir Ghaelchultúir about events run by the company itself and by other organisations. So whether you’re looking for a language course or an Irish language hobby, you’ll find all the best advice here.


Online EPV courses: a chance for teachers to study at their leisure

There’s no need to let professional development interrupt your relaxation this summer – do an online EPV course with Gaelchultúr, and you could be studying at your leisure from a sun lounger by the sea!

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Intensive Irish course for post-primary teachers – free of charge!

COGG is running an intensive course this summer again for post-primary school teachers teaching through Irish – and it’s free of charge!

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Gaelchultúr's new website and headquarters

Gaelchultúr’s new website has been online since the first day of the month and in a few days’ time the company will be saying goodbye to Temple Bar, where it’s had its headquarters for the past seven and a half years.

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Deal of the month on
An Béal Bocht by Myles na gCopaleen
for €7.99 (RRP: €9.99)

This month’s bargain buy on is An Béal Bocht and it can purchased for €7.99 between now and the end of August – that’s a saving of 20%.

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The latest news from

We’re coming to the end of the current series of but we still have lots of news for you this month. In this edition of Nuachtlitir Ghaelchultúir we have an interview with one of the most famous Irish language poets, Gabriel Rosenstock, as well as information about the books we’ve chosen for the next series.

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A one-day crash course in Irish culture!

During a recent study trip to Ireland, students from USC (University of Southern California) got an opportunity to learn basic Irish phrases, as well as some sean-nós singing and dancing, with Gaelchultúr.

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Irish language events: Surf your way to better Irish!

If you’d like to give surfing a go and also get the chance to use your cúpla focal, then Freedom Surf School is the place for you!

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Three copies of the popular grammar book Gramadach gan Stró! to be won.

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Winners of the May competition

Congratulations to the winners of the May competition who have each won a copy of the glance card QuickGuide Irish Grammar, as well as a year-long subscription to the e-learning course of the same name.

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Link of the month

The website contains a wealth of Irish language resources and is an invaluable facility for anyone learning or teaching the language.

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Technology tip of the month

Many books in Irish or about the Irish language can be accessed online using the specialised search engine Google Book Search.

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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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