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An Coimisinéir Teanga - Languages Commissioner

Monitors compliance with the Official Languages Act 2003 by public bodies, investigates complaints, and advises the public regarding their language rights; describes his role and powers, legislation, and publications. [Bilingual].

An Leabhar Mòr - The Great Book of Gaelic

An anthology of poetry in Irish and Scottish Gaelic from the 17th to the 20th century, with artwork and calligraphy by contemporary artists. Includes profiles, texts (also translated into English), and information about purchase.


Established to create an interactive community spanning Ireland and Scotland, promoting the use of the Gaelic languages. Describes their projects and community grant scheme.

Comhdháil Náisiúnta na Gaeilge

Formed in 1943 to coordinate voluntary Irish language organisations. Includes news, events, and a categorised directory of Irish language websites. [Bilingual].

Conradh na Gaeilge - The Gaelic League

Voluntary organisation promotes the Irish language in Ireland and abroad; it aims to reinstate Irish as the common tongue of Ireland. Describes its branch structure, campaigns, development projects, and courses. [Bilingual].

Foras na Gaeilge

Responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the whole island of Ireland; offers information about its role, resources available for learners and speakers, and background on the language. [Bilingual].

Glór na nGael

Organises community competitions to promote the Irish language. Includes information about local and national levels, history and contacts.


An Irish language youth organisation for young people between the ages of 8 and 19 years. Includes a listing of clubs, information about national activities and projects, their central services, and history. [Bilingual].

Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Annual arts festivals of Irish language, arts, and culture, held every Easter and November. Includes programmes, awards, a history, and news. [Bilingual].

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Promotes the Irish language during an annual two week festival every March. Includes programme of events, competition details, and resources. [Bilingual].

Ultach (Ulster Language, Traditions and Cultural Heritage)

Works to promote the Irish language throughout the entire community of Northern Ireland; includes details of projects and classes, with contacts.

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