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#cúpla focail

# cupla-focail - Thursday 4 October, 2018

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans Cúpla Focail This post contains videos

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans

The Dagestani fighter attempted to rile travelling supporters during the UFC 229 workouts.

# cupla-focail - Friday 9 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A barman from the Gaeltacht has been banned from speaking Irish in a Cork pub Cnámh Spairne

A barman from the Gaeltacht has been banned from speaking Irish in a Cork pub

Kerryman Cormac Ó Bruic said he was was forbidden by The Flying Enterprise pub complex in Cork from speaking Irish at work as “this is an English-speaking business’.

# cupla-focail - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job Léigh Anois Go Curamach

Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job

It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.

# cupla-focail - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance Smugairle Roin

Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance

Minister of State Joe McHugh showed that his intensive summer language courses had paid off in an interview on Raidio na Gaeltachta.

# cupla-focail - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New Gaeltacht minister: No, I haven't started Irish lessons yet Cúpla Focail

New Gaeltacht minister: No, I haven't started Irish lessons yet

Heather Humphreys, the senior minister at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has admitted her command of the language isn’t the best.

# cupla-focail - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Listen: Here's new Gaeltacht Minister Joe McHugh giving BBC listeners an Irish lesson... Cúpla Focail

Listen: Here's new Gaeltacht Minister Joe McHugh giving BBC listeners an Irish lesson...

McHugh is taking a language refresher course to work on his “rusty” Irish skills.

# cupla-focail - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools?

Concerns have been raised over how Irish is taught with many managing just a cúpla focal when they leave school.

# cupla-focail - Friday 10 August, 2012

'I'm an emotional man' -- Sean Bán Breathnach reflects on THAT teary Katie Taylor commentary Cúpla Focail This post contains videos

'I'm an emotional man' -- Sean Bán Breathnach reflects on THAT teary Katie Taylor commentary

The Irish-language broadcaster’s calling of the Bray woman’s golden woman has gone viral. But SBB is cool.