Gaeilge (Irish)

Languages 2018 was declared the official year of the Irish language, or Bliain na Gaeilge. Key Links peig.ie/en/2018 facebook.com/gaeilge2018 @PEIG_ie Tweets by PEIG_ie Headlines http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/opinion-will-bliain-na-gaeilge-turn-into-bliain-na-begrudgers-2018-3732909-Dec2017/ https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/taoiseach-launches-bliain-na-gaeilge-programme-1.3334455 https://cnag.ie/en/news/1042-celebrating-contemplating-125-years-of-irish-language-revival-with-bliain-na-gaeilge-2018.html https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/motherfoclir-can-millennials-rescue-irish-36409449.html http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-05/students-fight-to-keep-irish-language-from-fading-out/9118750 http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/54-irish-curses-you-won-t-have-learned-in-school-1.3011527 If every week is Seachtain na Gaeilge on RTÉ, do we need TG4? related: Meáin Ghaeilge RTÉ – Action Plan 2015 – 2019 http://metro.co.uk/2013/03/17/top-10-dreadful-fake-irish-accents-in-films-3545809 http://nos.ie/gniomhaiochas/teanga/6-fhocal-gaeilge-den-scoth …

Craic

Buzzwords Craic = fun, news, scandal, merriment Embedded Tweet Dia Dhuit! My favourite is definitely 'craic' it's untranslatable but is kinda "fun,news,scandal,merriment" 😀🇮🇪 — Aoife Finn (@aoinifh) March 17, 2017   Planeta.com Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish) Gaeilge (Irish)

Flowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland

Photo: Nadia Prigoda-Lee, Doonagor Castle Recommended viewing from the Library of Congress: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin discussed his book, “Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape.” Speaker Biography: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin is a leading authority in Irish traditional music, history, memory and diaspora research. He is a prolific writer, speaker and performer. A five-time All …