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Guest blog with Alex Hijmans – Challenges when writing in Irish 29 October 2014 – Posted in: Uncategorised

The market for books in Irish is limited – but should a writer worry about sales in the first place? Alex Hijmans asks in the tenth episode of his monthly guest blog on creative writing. Tháinig ráiteas bliantúil maidir le díolacháin mo chuid leabhar sa ríomhphost an lá faoi dheireadh. Bíonn drogall áirithe ar scríbhneoirí agus foilsitheoirí na Gaeilge figiúirí díolacháin a phlé go poiblí, ach measaim gur fiú sin a dhéanamh anseo toisc gur… Continue reading

Launch of Ár dTéarmaí Féin and Téarmaíocht Ghaeilge na hAthbheochana 3 October 2014 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Thursday the 2nd of October 2014 was quite an historic night in that not one but two important books on terminology in the Irish language were launched. Around a hundred people gathered in the Great Hall in Foras na Gaeilge on Merrion Square to hear Prof. Ruairí Ó hUiginn, Professor of Modern Irish at the National University, Maynooth, speak about the two books and officially launch them. The two books were, of course, Ár dTéarmaí Féin by…

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‘An Colm Bán’ by Liam Ó Muirthile – a good choice for your book club! 1 October 2014 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Tá áthas orainn gur roghnaíodh An Colm Bán do chlub leabhar Aonad na Gaeilge sa Choimisiún Eorpach! Is cinnte go spreagfaidh sé plé spéisiúil do bhaill an chlub. Féach míreanna ó léirmheasanna ar an leabhar iontach seo:‘Situated in Paris and straddling two historical periods, the early-1900s and the early 21st century, Ó Muirthile has gone in search of a real and engaging narrative about a woman (Nóra Buckley) who loves to dance… Ó Muirthile has…

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