Newsletter #36: September 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 (2016-2017): scholarship, programme and admission process

This autumn, Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr will be offering the Postgraduate Diploma in Translation for the fourth time. This article contains information about changes we’ve made to the course and about the scholarship being offered this year again.

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The Certificate in Professional Irish in numbers

It’s been four years since Gaelchultúr first launched the Certificate in Professional Irish, and so we’ve decided to look back at some of the more interesting statistics from the course.

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Learning Irish in the classroom: a learner's perspective

Nuachtlitir Ghaelchultúir spoke to a learner of Irish who attended Gaelchultúr’s evening classes at the advanced level to find out what he thinks about learning the language.

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10 reasons why it’s worth doing Gaelchultúr’s Preparatory Course in Written Irish

We’re often asked by learners why they should undertake Gaelchultúr’s Intensive Preparatory Course in Written Irish, instead of doing a similar course elsewhere. In this article, we try to answer that very question!

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The fourth edition of best-selling grammar book Gramadach gan Stró! available now!

The newest edition of Gramadach gan Stró! is consistent with the most recent version of the Official Standard, which was released at the beginning of July this year.

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Get to know our teachers 6: Pól Ó Seachnasaigh

In this series, we give our readers a chance to get to know a little bit about the teachers on Gaelchultúr’s Irish language courses. Dublin-born Pól Ó Seachnasaigh is the teacher we’d like to introduce to you this month.

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Opportunities to teach with Gaelchultúr

Gaelchultúr has a panel of teachers and we are always seeking to add to that panel!

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We have chosen four excellent books for you this autumn, and we have even more good news: we’ll be running a book club in Dublin!

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Song of the month: An tSeanbhean Bhocht

“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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Irish events: Gaelchultúr's Book Club

Everyone is welcome to attend Gaelchultúr’s Book Club meetings, which will begin on Friday, 30 September.

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Deal of the month

You will get a €20 discount on the price of one of our evening classes if you register before 5pm on Wednesday, 14 September 2016.

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Three copies of the newest edition of Gramadach gan Stró!, Éamonn Ó Dónaill’s best-selling grammar book, are being offered as prizes to readers of Nuachtlitir Ghaelchultúir this month.

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Winner of the competition

Congratulations to the winner of the April competition!

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Link of the month: Grammar Wizard

A useful new tool has been added to that will be a great help to those who struggle to use nouns and adjectives together in Irish.

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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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