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Acadamh na Gaeilge, OÉG students, from left: Erin Mac an tSaoir, Dublin; Eoin de Bhailís, An Cheathrú Rua, Co Galway and Ciara Ní Mhéalóid, Camus Uachtar, Co Galway at the announcement by Minister of State for the Irish Language Seán Kyne TD of a €250,000 student Gaeltacht fund. With the Minister are Séamas Ó Concheanainn, Acadamh na Gaeilge, OÉG Carna and Dr Dorothy Ní Uigín, Áras na Gaeilge, OÉG Galway. Photograph: Seán Ó Mainnín

A scheme similar to the European Erasmus exchange programme has been announced which will see up to 175 third level students spend a semester studying(...)

With offices in across the US in locations including New York, Washington DC and Texas, in addition to an international presence in Spain, Ireland, China and India, Knot Worldwide has wedding websites, planning tools and registry services amongst other services.   Photograph: iStock

A global wedding planning company will establish an operations centre in Galway, creating around 100 jobs over the coming years. The Knot Worldwide,(...)

Ceann Fine Náisiún na Móhácach, Joseph Tokwiro Norton. Grianghraf: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Foclóir: Tionól - gathering, Ceann Fine - chief, díshealbhú - dispossession, satail - trample, acmhainní - resources, iliomad - great number, plúchta-(...)

Mohawk Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton (centre) at Government Buildings with Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands Seán Kyne TD, (right) and James Kelly (left) CEO Ireland Canada University Foundation. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A member of the Mohawk Nation will come to the Connemara Gaeltacht to study Irish this summer as the first participant in a new annual scholarship pro(...)

One TD characterised Leo Varadkar’s warning as: “You better have your leaflets ready if you are going to do that.”

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned his TDs that they will face a general election if the Government keeps losing important Dáil votes. Mr Varadkar mad(...)

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(...)

Government Chief Whip Seán Kyne recently told TDs that any unapproved absences during the coming Dáil term will be reported to the Taoiseach. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Depending on who you ask, the Independent Alliance operates a tacit arrangement with Fine Gael whereby some of its members go missing for Dáil votes o(...)

Robert Watt, secretary general of the Department of Public Expenditure, has declined to attend an Oireachtas committee meeting  to answer questions on the hospital overspend.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An additional €450 million will have to be found to cover a “very significant and disturbing” escalation in the cost of the new national children’s ho(...)

Irish language commissioner Rónán Ó Domhnaill says his office  has received similar complaints over the years, noting that the fada in a person’s name was an “integral part of that name”

A State agency has been criticised by a variety of public figures, language activists and a Minister for its refusal to properly spell Irish names on(...)

The new Dáil term  gets under way on Tuesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Brexit will dominate the new Dáil term, which gets under way on Tuesday, and the legislation linked to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the Europe(...)

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