Evidence shows that thousands of students who secure exemptions are sitting exams in foreign languages. Photograph: iStock

A public consultation on Government policy on exemptions from the study of Irish in primary and secondary schools has been heavily criticised by advoc(...)

Brendan Walsh, leas-phríomhoide Mheánscoil an Chroí Naofa, Cloich na Coillte; Traolach Ó Donnabháin, Craobh Chloich na Coillte de Chonradh na Gaeilge; John Loughnane, Méara Chloch na Coillte; Leona Meade, Múinteoir Gaeilge; Orlaith Nic Ghearailt, Bainisteoir Feachtas Feasachta & Seachtain na Gaeilge le Conradh na Gaeilge; Daltaí ó Mheánscoil an Chroí Naofa; Ann Marie Brosnan, Príomhoide Mheánscoil an Chroí Naofa.

Following hot on the heels on the success of Indreabhán’s Coláiste Lurgan whose videos in Irish have entertained millions across the world, over 300 s(...)

Over 32,000 students are taking part in the annual #Gaeilge24 challenge today. Students in 340 schools across the country as well as participating gr(...)

Conradh na Gaeilge has moved its campaign to Westminster where it is now seeking support from MPs for legislation that would protect the rights of Irish speakers under British law. Photograph:  Getty Images

In what is believed to be a first in modern British political discourse, a Welsh member of parliament addressed the House of Commons in Irish on Wedne(...)

Conradh na Gaeilge wants appointment of a senior minister with responsibility for Irish and the Gaeltacht. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Budget 2019 has failed to deliver fairness to Gaeltacht communities and highlights the need for a senior Government minister with Cabinet responsibili(...)

Conradh na Gaeilge protesting outside the GPO in August to ensure An Post will not end services through Irish in Gaeltacht areas as part of the current redundancy process. Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 90 community, language and Gaeltacht organisations have come together to support a pre-budget call for funding of a plan that would help create(...)

Members of Cultúr Club Hong Kong trying out the new Irish language workbooks.

Learning the Irish language is not easy at the best of times, but that task can be much harder for children abroad whose Irish parents want them to gr(...)

Minister of State for Irish Joe McHugh said Conradh na Gaeilge played a vital role in the development of the language.

Conradh na Gaeilge “created the context in which the independence movement could succeed”, President Michael D Higgins has said on the 125th anniversa(...)

President Michael D Higgins hosted a garden party to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the inauguration of Douglas Hyde on Monday. Photograph: Maxwells.

The provision of services for the Irish language or through the medium of Irish does not need to be excused or justified, President Michael D Higgins (...)

The two-hour paper is broken into three sections. Photograph: iStockphoto

There were no surprises in this morning’s Junior Cert Paper 1 in Irish which was described by teachers as being “very much in line” with previous year(...)

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