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Gaeloideachas publishes news here regularly, as well as fortnightly email newsletters for naíonraí, primary and post-primary schools. You can register to receive these newsletters below. Keep an eye too on our social media accounts, and share your news with us by emailing

Updated edition of An Traein now available

Gaeloideachas is delighted to publish an updated edition of An Traein. We hope that it will be a valuable and practical resource for naíonra and primary school teachers and principals, and will help them to implement an excellent transfer programme. There are plenty...

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New schools in Saggart and Donabate

We're delighted to welcome two new Irish-medium primary schools for 2020: Gaelscoil Lir, which will open in Saggart, and Gaelscoil na Mara, which will open in Donabate.  See the announcement below from An Foras Pátrúnachta: A Chairde, Thank you for your support for a...

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Art Competition

Criteria and Rules There are two art competitions - one for children in naíonraí and one for children in Irish-medium and Gaeltacht primary schools. The same criteria and rules apply to both competitions.  A winner will be picked from every year group - for example,...

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Gaeloideachas offices to close temporarily

Gaeloideachas offices will close today, March 12th, and reopen on March 30th unless advised otherwise.  We will continue with our work throughout the closure, with the exception of public events, and our staff will be available as usual via email and across our social...

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Galway event for parents postponed

We regret to announce the postponement of the information evening for parents and guardians of children with Special Educational Needs in Irish-medium education in the Galway Bay Hotel on the 26 March. We hope to announce a new date for the event in the future.  A...

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Research Bursaries from COGG

An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta welcomes applications from individual researchers or institutes to undertake research (as a long term or short term research project) in any one of these topics: Priority areas of research: • Appropriate...

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