Ola Majekodunmi, a broadcaster and board member of Foras na Gaeilge, suggested the new term. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish language has long wrestled with the description of people who are not white. An fear dubh could refer to a man of any colour with black hair(...)

My son is in fourth class in our local primary school and is struggling with maths.

My son is in fourth class in our local primary school and is struggling with maths. I help him with his homework, but try not to end up doing the work(...)

Body will have to operate with a reduced board as a result of the Stormont impasse, it has emerged. Photograph: Getty

The cross-Border body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the island of Ireland will have to operate with a reduced board a(...)

Kevin Callinan told Fórsa’s services and enterprises conference in Sligo on Thursday a key part of the vision for social Europe was effective social dialogue involving trade unions, employers and the GovernmentFile photograph: Laura Hutton

Industry Correspondent Trade unions are seeking the opportunity to influence Government policy on a range of areas rather than just be consulted, t(...)

Pobal was set up in 1998 as a forum for groups working to promote social, economic, artistic and educational projects for the Irish speaking community in Northern Ireland.

The Belfast-based Irish language support and advocacy group, Pobal, has announced it is closing its office due to a lack of funding. The organisatio(...)

Focusing on the biggest stories dominating   news, the   dictionary has introduced a whole series of vocabulary and expressions to help Irish speakers continue their discussion around issues such as the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union   as Gaeilge. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Cúlstop, teorainn chrua, socrú maidir le tarraingt amach, búrca, náiriú faoin gcorp, cóiríocht éigeandála, géarchéim na ndaoine gan dídean. These are (...)

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(...)

Irish-language protesters in the Whiterock area of Belfast. Photograph: Colm Lenghan/Pacemaker

It will come as a shock to many people that the issue of an Irish language Act has been a factor in the collapse of the talks to restore devolution in(...)

More than 300,000 people work for the public service in Ireland. Photograph: iStock
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It is not too long ago that the public service and the banks were the main providers of job opportunities for school-leavers. Summers seemed to be one(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Joe McHugh Minister of State for the Irish Language, with students from Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail Choir, Movill, Donegal at Government Buildings for the launch of Bliain na Gaeilge 2018. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

All state departments will participate in a major celebration marking the 125th anniversary of the start of the Irish language revival movement next y(...)

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