Newsletter #17: May 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.


An Irish language course for the impatient!

Gaelchultúr’s summer series of Irish classes, which begins at the end of this month, is particularly suited to those who wish to improve their language skills in a short period of time.

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Two new EPV courses being offered by Gaelchultúr

Over 2,000 primary school teachers have done one of Gaelchultúr’s online EPV courses since they were first offered three years ago and the company has developed two new courses to meet the growing demand.

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Irish Language Course for Hibernia Applicants

There’s a significant difference between “nóinín” and “naíonán”, but if you’re not sure what it is, and if you’ve got an Irish interview coming up soon for the H.Dip. in Arts in Primary Education with Hibernia, you’d do well to attend the preparatory course being organised by Gaelchultúr this summer.

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‘Phrase of the Day’ gets its second presenter

Gaelchultúr has now made nearly 60 “Phrase of the Day” videos available online and from this week on a second presenter, Máire Treasa Ní Dhubhghaill from Indreabhán in Conamara, can be seen in the segments.

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Deal of the month on
Irish Language Globe for €30
(RRP: €40)

May’s Deal of the Month on is an Irish language globe - a wonderful resource for children and adults alike which is available at a big discount throughout the month.

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Video interviews regarding the books of the month have been uploaded to since last September and it’s clear from the number of people who have watched the videos that this new aspect of the project really appeals to club members.

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Irish language events: Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne Courses

If you’d like a taste of the Kerry Gaeltacht’s rich heritage, one way to do this is to attend one of Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne’s courses this summer.

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Three copies of the glance card QuickGuide Irish Grammar and three year-long subscriptions to the e-learning course of the same name to be won.

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Winners of the March/April competition

Congratulations to the winners of the March/April competition who have each won a copy of the multimedia Irish course Gaeilge gan Stró! – Lower Intermediate Level!

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Link of the month

You can listen to some of the most famous Irish language writers for free online in “The Spoken Word” archive, part of publisher Cló Iar-Chonnacht’s website.

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Technology tip of the month

Is your cluelessness about computing legendary? Are you haunted by headers, fearful of footers and spooked by spacing? Show the nonbreaking space and hyphen trick to your friends, colleagues and family and you’ll soon have a new reputation – that of techie top dog.

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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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