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Speaking Irish is like Programming in an Object-Oriented Language

Michal Boleslav Měchura is a language technologist, which must be the coolest job description in the world, in my geeky opinion. I take it to mean that he uses his programming skills to build software resources for languages, and that he uses his understanding as a linguist to make that software as good as it can be. We’ve never met, but I use some […]

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Are Domain Names the new Flags and Emblems?

There’s been some interesting talk lately about national and cultural domain extensions. Scotland may have rejected independence in yesterday’s referendum, but for those who’d rather not use a .UK domain name, .SCOT opens for general availability on Tuesday next. For the Welsh there’s .CYMRU and .WALES, .GAL (Galicia) will have general availability in November, and .CAT is already well […]

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Grúpcheannasaí Nuacheaptha na Gaeilge ag RTÉ, Rónán Mac Con Iomaire

RTE launch new Online Irish Language News Service [Podchraoladh]

(Tá podchraoladh i nGaeilge ar fáil in éineacht leis an alt seo. Cliceáil ar an seinnteoir thuas, nó tá sé le híoslódáil anseo: 20:40; 12MB; MP3) A new comprehensive online Irish language news service was launched today by RTÉ, as part of a range of initiatives arising from the report of its internal Irish Language Working Group which was published […]

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Duolingo’s Irish Language Course Launches in Beta

Duolingo, the crowdsourced language-learning company, has beta-launched one of its most eagerly anticipated courses: Irish. It may come as a surprise to some, but when Duolingo asked its community what language courses they should develop next (after Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, German and French), the top requests were for Irish, Danish and Dutch. On St Patrick’s Day, […]

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Láithreoir TG4, Síle Ní Bhraonáin, ag Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann i Sligeach

TG4 agus Gaeltacht an Idirlín: Agallamh le Pádhraic Ó Ciardha [Podchraoladh]

Today’s Irish language podcast (19:20; 11MB; MP3) is an interview with the Deputy CEO of TG4, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha. TG4, the award-winning multi-platform Irish language media service, has announced the completion of three major phases in the implementation of its digital content distribution strategy. The first is the new Smart TV App, available and live on all major […]

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Síne Nic an Ailí & Cillian de Búrca, láithreoirí Rí-Rá ar RnaG

CD Gaeilge, Ceol #10, le Seoladh go h-Eisiach Anocht ar Raidio Rí-Rá ar RnaG

Déanfar seoladh eisiach anocht ar an dlúthdhiosca nua pop-cheoil i nGaeilge: Ceol #10, ar an gclár Rí-Rá ar RnaG ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta idir a 9 agus a 10 a chlog. Tá Raidio Rí-Rá ar fáil go forleathan ar an idirlíon ar rrr.ie, agus ar an gcóras digiteach DAB i mBaile Átha Cliath agus i bPort Láirge. […]

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Ag Fáil Réidh le Facebook

This week’s Irish language podcast (18:48, 10.7MB, MP3) is an interview with journalist Caoimhe Ní Laighin, who wrote about her decision to quit Facebook in this week’s Irish Times. Cuireadh go leor spéise in alt san Irish Times inné le Caoimhe Ní Laighin, inar mhínigh sí an chúis go bhfuil sí tar éis éirí as Facebook. Ní […]

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Ar Scáth a Chéile: A Community Rallies for Pádraig

Pádraig Schaler is a lovely guy. Anyone who knows him can tell you that. I got to know him online in 2006 when he was about 15. We were both exploring the possibilities which online social media, blogging and podcasting offered for the Irish language, and we encouraged each other and shared our experiences.  When […]

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Nuachainteoirí [Podchraoladh]

Tá an Dr John Walsh ina Léachtóir le Gaeilge in Ollscoil na hÉireann Gaillimh agus tá taighde ar leith ar siúl aige i láthair na huaire ar idé-eolaíocht agus spreagadh ‘nuachainteoirí’ mionteangacha, daoine nár tógadh leis na teangacha sin ach a labhraíonn iad go líofa agus go rialta.  Labhair sé liom ar phodchraoladh na seachtaine seo. […]

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Féile Chásca Cheatharlach [Podchraoladh]

Is i gCeatharlach atá ceannáras Blacknight, mar sin is ceart agus is cuí go gcuirfimís tús le sraith podchraoltaí i nGaeilge le comhrá le Bríd de Róiste ón eagraíocht Glór Cheatharlach.  Labhraíonn sí le Conn (23:19, 14MB, MP3) faoin nGaeilge i gCeatharlach, agus faoin bhFéile Chásca atá á eagrú ar an mbaile.  Bhí an Fhéile […]

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