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Hidden Ireland · 1W ago

Listening and thinking...action?

As we mentioned in our previous posting the Language Planning Forum of the Cois Fharraige area of South Conamara rejected as inadequate the funding offered for the action plan which it had p...
Hidden Ireland · 3W ago

Keep your €100,000!

Something quite extraordinary happened in the Cois Fharraige district of South Conamara last Monday evening. A committee, which had spent two years voluntarily and on a "pro bono" basis work...
Hidden Ireland · 2M ago

Abandoned by Bank of Ireland!

This morning an article (Irish) in the on-line publication Tuairisc.ie reports yet another retrograde step in the service provided by the Bank of Ireland to its customers.There have been man...
Hidden Ireland · 3M ago

A voice in the wilderness or a call to arms?

"... there is absolutely no commitment at either political or administrative level to balanced regional development, nor is there any worthwhile plan to address rural decline..."Seosamh Ó Cu...
Hidden Ireland · 4M ago

Linguistic thoughts on the visit of a Prime Minister.

It's a great headline in today's Irish Times, "Bromance blossoms as Fanboy Slim meets Justin Biebeau" and (as usual) Miriam Lord had nailed another success to her never to be missed regular ...
Hidden Ireland · 4M ago

Reflecting inability to access state services in National Language! @ceartateanga #TB2016

É seo i nGaeilge!The 2016 Annual Report of An Coimisinéir Teanga (Bilingual) shows that 2016 saw the highest ever number of complaints and requests for advice from the public since the estab...
Hidden Ireland · 7M ago

"Direct agents for the spreading and establishment of English!" #Coimisnéir

An important comprehensive study was issued overnight by the Coimisinéir Teanga, Rónán Ó Domhnaill, an office filled by appointment of the President of Ireland, on the operation of a fundame...
Hidden Ireland · 8M ago

Not faking it any more...

This interesting paperback* will interest (among others) those many people who say "I'd love to speak Irish but...." It is an entertaining un-put-downable well written account of the journal...
Hidden Ireland · 10M ago

A principled echo heard!

A recent excellent article, The TK Whitaker archives: a career of answering back, by Prodessor Diarmuid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD, examined the record of the late T....
Hidden Ireland · 10M ago

No Irish...Radio?

This is a letter to the Irish Times sent 28/12/2016 but unpublished. (I don't have any issue with them not publishing it - they have the unenviable job of choosing what to publish!) Here is ...