LISTEN: book review podcast 15 January 2018 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar

Alex Hijman’s new book ‘Idir dhá thír’ has been selected as Book of the Month by! This month, various book clubs will be reading this new collection of short stories, and sharing their responses with one another. Each month, release a free podcast as a starting point for much of the discussions that take place on the website. This time, Prof. Máirín Nic Eoin and Oisín Montanari are at hand to give their…

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‘Oilithreach pinn’ launch this Friday 17 October 2017 – Posted in: News

Liam Ó Muirthile will launch his new book Oilithreach pinn this coming Friday the 20th of October at 6.00pm. The launch takes places as part of the programme for Féile IMRAM, Dublin's Irish-language literature festival, and will be held in the Poetry Ireland building on Parnell Square (see map below). Liam Ó Muirthile walked the Camino Française, a total of 770 km, across the Pyrenees from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela in autumn 2015. He… Continue reading

Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin 2017 shortlist announced 6 October 2017 – Posted in: News

The shortlist for the Irish-language book of the year Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin was announced this past Wednesday, 4 October 2017. We are beside ourselves with excitement, as three of our books have been nominated for the prestigious prize this year. The books nominated are as follows: An tIriseoir by Michelle Nic Pháidín Conaire Mór Seacht nDoras na Cinniúna by Diarmuid Johnson (Foilsithe ag Leabhar Breac) Corp an Duine Uasail, graphic novel by Pénélope translated by… Continue reading

CRUINNSCRÍOBH: Exercises now available online 21 August 2017 – Posted in: News

Did you know the exercises from Cruinnscríobh na Gaeilge are available on our new website? This is a fantastic facility for anyone looking to improve their Irish, particularly as the new academic year rolls around. The exercises coincide with the chapters in the printed book by Ciarán Mac Murchaidh. If you are unsure of where to start, the ‘Ríomhdhiagnós tosaigh’ will give you a good idea of where your weaknesses are. It is the first… Continue reading