A summer immersion in the Irish language in International House, University of Melbourne over the Australia Day weekend….
Barney’s personal abilities, charm, compassion and wit have impacted all of us who knew him
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.
How many writers are writing in Irish? The answer is surprising….
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.
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 …
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.
the opportunity to learn, to improve and to speak the Irish language in the most congenial of surroundings, with the most dedicated teachers.
The year 2018 has been deemed Bliain na Gaeilge, (Irish Language Year).
‘Thought I’d come for one year but I’ve made life long friends’