Filed under Irish language

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

2018 marks 125 years of the Gaelic Revival since the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge, also known as The Gaelic League, in 1893. Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 is an international commemoration of this. Continue reading

The Irish Exile

The Irish Exile

The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom. Continue reading

Poems from Colin Ryan

Gan rogha Bualadh chun bóthair, sin é an cleas a deirteá is tú ag cuimhneamh ar chonairí rúnda do dhúchais, ar an bhfásach thiar nach bhfaca tú riamh; anseo bhí na páistí ag súgradh ar shráidíní crochta faoi dhealbha mire, an gheargáil ag brúchtadh smúite: ach níl sé i ndán duit dúiseacht as an taibhreamh … Continue reading

My Time at Daonscoil Melbourne 2018

My Time at Daonscoil Melbourne 2018

A Brisbane-based Irish Speaker came to the language several years ago via a podcast. She had an overwhelming feeling of ‘coming home’, a feeling experienced again when she visited Ireland in 2016 and the Melbourne Daonscoil recently. Continue reading