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(English) 12 Surprising Benefits Of Learning A Second Language

Aibreán 26, 2017

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Children with two languages excel at school

Aibreán 18, 2017

Children who are brought up speaking two or more languages outperform their peers in English and maths by the age of seven, research has found. Data on 19,000 British children in the Millennium Cohort Study found that those who spoke more than one language at home lagged behind at school at ages three, four and […]

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(English) 63rd TEXACO CHILDREN’S ART COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Aibreán 18, 2017

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Its Understood KWETB Is Examining Options For North Kildare Gaelcholáiste Accommodation

Aibreán 18, 2017

Its understood that Kildare Wicklow Education & Training Board is “examining accommodation options” for a Gaelcholáiste in North Kildare. The school is sceduled to open in Maynooth in 2019. Maynooth Community College opened in 2014 with an Irish-medium Aonad. The Dept. of Education has consistently stated that, should the Aonad demonstrate sufficient viability over a […]

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Sod turned for Gaelscoil

Aibreán 11, 2017

The sod has been turned on the new Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh school building at Miller’s Lane, Knocknacarra. Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Seán Kyne turned the first sod on Monday, officially marking the commencement of construction of the new school building and campus for Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh. The school will be one of the […]

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Census shows we must rethink our approach to Irish and the Gaeltacht

Aibreán 10, 2017

There are now more ‘new speakers’ of Irish committed to the language than there are native speakers in the Gaeltacht The 2016 Census returns, published this week, contain bad news for the Irish language, with a decline across all significant categories: daily speakers of Irish outside the education system and knowledge of and use of […]

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Daonáireamh 2016 agus an Ghaeilge

Aibreán 10, 2017

Dr Niall Comer – Uachtarán Chonradh na Gaeilge / Ollscoil Uladh Tá go leor ráite sna meáin le roinnt laethanta anuas maidir le torthaí an daonáirimh a foilsíodh i rith na seachtaine seo caite. Níl aon amhras gur cúis mhór imní atá sna figiúirí ina léirítear an chéad ladghú ar líon na gcainteoirí Gaeilge ó […]

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Gaelscoil Bhaile Brigín 10 mbliana ag fás!

Aibreán 10, 2017

Gaelscoil Bhaile Brigín first opened its doors on the 4th September 2006 in Sunshine House, with 2 teachers and 35 students. This wonderful achievement came about as the result of 2 years of hard work and dedication of the Founding Committee. They worked tirelessly to raise awareness, enrol potential students, raise funds and achieve recognition […]

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Ní thuigim: Irish language faces stark threat in its heartland

Aibreán 7, 2017

Just over a fifth of people living in Gaeltacht areas speak Irish on a daily basis There has been an alarming drop in the number of Irish speakers in the country’s eight Gaeltacht areas in the past five years, according to official census figures, indicating that Irish is in danger of becoming extinct as a […]

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President marks foundation of State’s first Gaelscoil

Aibreán 7, 2017

Scoil Bhríde founder Luíse Ghabhánach Ní Dhufaigh first taught at Patrick Pearse’s Scoil Íde  President Michael D Higgins joined 450 students and former pupils of Scoil Bhríde to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the country’s first Gaelscoil in Beechwood, Ranelagh on Thursday morning. President Higgins placed a copy of a speech he delivered into a […]

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