Newsletter #35: Meitheamh/Iúil 2016


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.


The Postgraduate Diploma in Translation being offered again this autumn

This autumn, Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr will be offering the Postgraduate Diploma in Translation for the fourth time and it will cater for two different groups: those interested in a career in one of the EU institutions and those who wish to learn more general translation and language skills.

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Translation conferred on the second group of students

At an event held in the Mansion House in Dublin on 4 June, the Dioplóma Iarchéime san Aistriúchán was awarded to the second group of students to undertake a course with Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr.

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Online EPV courses: Interview with Breda Irwin

Breda Irwin, a teacher in Scoil Dean Cussen primary school in Bruff, Co. Limerick, has taken an online course with Gaelchultúr on every year since 2011 and this summer she has registered for three more. Nuachtlitir Ghaelchultúir spoke to her to find out why she comes back year after year.

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Two Certificate in Professional Irish graduation ceremonies held recently

Last month, the Certificate in Professional Irish was awarded to students at two separate events in Dublin.

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Meet our teachers 5: Fionnuala Nic Pháidín

In this series, we’re giving our readers the chance to get to know a little bit about the teachers who work on Gaelchultúr’s Irish language courses. This month, we talk to Fionnuala Nic Pháidín from Achill, County Mayo.

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Song of the month: Fill, fill, a rún ó

“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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Deal of the month

You will get a free three month subscription to an online course on if you register for one of Gaelchultúr’s evening classes by the end of July!

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A primary school bundle (or a voucher of the same value for Gaelchultúr’s publications) is being offered as a prize to readers of Nuachtlitir Ghaelchultúir this month.

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Competition winner

Congratulations to the winner of the April competition!

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Link of the month: TG4's sean-nós archive

There are hundreds of sean-nós songs to be found in this extremely valuable archive that has been put together by TG4.

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Irish language events: Daltaí na Gaeilge's Gaeltacht Immersion Week

The Gaeltacht Immersion Week in New York is Daltaí na Gaeilge’s big event this summer.

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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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