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Seachtain na Gaeilge le Energia ambassadors Tracy Clifford, presenter with 2fm, Dublin footballer Michael Darragh Macauley and Linda Ervine, Irish Language Development Officer in East Belfast. This year’s festival #SnaG19 will be celebrated from 1st - 17th March. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Linda Ervine started learning Irish eight years ago. Unlike the majority of people on this island, she didn’t learn it at school and it seemed alien t(...)

The CSO said its IT systems were now capable of processing fadas. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is to recognise the síneadh fada for the first time when it publishes its annual list of popular baby names later (...)

I dtuarascáil na bliana seo atá le foilsiú ar an Déardaoin an 28ú Feabhra áireofar ainmneacha a bhfuil síneadh fada iontu, don chéad uair ó 1964.  Grianghraf: Getty

Foclóir: Príomh-Oifig Staidrimh - Central Statistics Office, cinneadh - decision, anuraidh - last year, deimhnigh - confirm, uirlis - tool, leanúnacha(...)

Seán Kyne TD, Minister of State for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands with Julian de Spáinn, Conradh na Gaeilge, writer and poet Ciara Ní É, Paula Melvin, Fulbright Commission of Ireland and James Kelly, Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF). Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

A campaign encouraging social media users across the world to post messages in Irish got under way on Monday with organisers hoping to break records s(...)

She’s Missing: Eiza González in Alexandra McGuinness’s movie, part of Dublin International Film Festival.

Have your say: Is semesterisation putting too much pressure on students? We thought we would ask you if you think Christmas and January exams putting (...)

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(...)

Dublin City University has committed to a charter developed to improve the health and well-being of almost 20,000 students and staff at the university(...)

Housing activists were removed from a Dublin city centre property that they had been occupying for  three weeks. Photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

The latest homeless figures show that almost 10,000 people are accessing State-funded emergency accommodation. While this number represents a slight d(...)

Studies show that students in bilingual education settings outperform other children when it comes to comprehension and other social-linguistic and cognitive control skills.

Irish medium schools continue to outperform many of their peer schools with a higher rate of students progressing to higher level education than most (...)

We asked: How good is your college library? Is it well-organised and accessible? Photograph: iStockphoto

Last week we published an article by a student at NUI Galway in which she highlighted the conditions at the university’s Hardiman Library. We as(...)

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