Anna Ní Ghallachair, director of the Centre for Irish Language Research at Maynooth University, welcoming the Minister of State  Seán Kyne’s announcement of funding for an online course to train teachers of Irish to adult learners. Photograh: Seán Ó Mainnín

The Centre for Irish Language Research, Teaching and Testing (Lárionad na Gaeilge) at Maynooth University has been awarded funding to develop an onlin(...)

Aodhan Ó Dea, from Conradh na Gaeilge, with Transition Year students at an Irish language workshop in Loreto Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

In a chilly hall in Loreto Bray, Co Wicklow, a group of Transition Year students are arguing about whether learning Chinese would be a better option (...)