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Foras na Gaeilge
Foras na Gaeilge
(Irish pronunciation: [ˈfˠɔɾˠəsˠ n̪əˠ ˈɡeːlʲɟə], "Irish Institute"; often abbreviated to FnaG) is a public body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the island of Ireland, including both the Republic of Ireland
Ireland
and Northern Ireland. It was set up on 2 December 1999, assuming the roles of the Irish language
Irish language
board Bord na Gaeilge (including the book distributor Áisíneacht Dáiliúchan Leabhar), the publisher An Gúm, and the terminological committee An Coiste Téarmaíochta, all three of which had formerly been state bodies of the Irish government. History[edit] The body is an agency of The North/South Language Body, which was formed as a cross-border implementation body under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement
Good Friday Agreement
to oversee the furtherance of the native languages of the island of Ireland. Foras na Gaeilge
Foras na Gaeilge
promotes Irish, and its counterpart the Ulster-Scots Agency
Ulster-Scots Agency
promotes Ulster Scots. The body also serves an advisory role in matters pertaining to the Irish language
Irish language
in both the public and private sectors in the Republic of Ireland
Ireland
(where Irish is the first official language) and Northern Ireland
Ireland
(where Irish is a recognised regional language). The largest series of events core-funded by Foras na Gaeilge
Foras na Gaeilge
is Seachtain na Gaeilge, held annually in the run up to St Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day
with events held throughout the world. Foras na Gaeilge
Foras na Gaeilge
also creates terminology to add to the Irish language. See also[edit]

Irish language
Irish language
in Northern Ireland European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages British-Irish Council Languages in the United Kingdom Language revival Bòrd na Gàidhlig (Scotland) An Coimisinéir Teanga

External links[edit]

Official website (in Irish) Official website (in English)

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Irish (Gaeilge)

History

Proto-Indo-European Proto-Celtic Insular Celtic Goidelic Primitive Irish Old Irish Middle Irish Modern Irish

Sociolinguistics

Connacht Irish Munster Irish Ulster Irish Status Outside Ireland
Ireland
(in Newfoundland) Béarlachas

Grammar

Initial mutations Declension Conjugation Dependent and independent forms Phonology Syntax

Writing

Orthography Ogham Gaelic type Braille Early literature Modern literature Lexicography

Media

Journals

Comhar Feasta An tUltach Tuairisc.ie Nós An Gael Seachtain

Television

TG4 Cúla 4 RTÉ One
RTÉ One
(Nuacht RTÉ) BBC Two NI (sporadic) NVTV (sporadic)

Radio

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Raidió Rí-Rá Raidió Na Life Raidió Fáilte BBC Radio Ulster
BBC Radio Ulster
(Blas)

Publishers

An Gúm Cló Iar-Chonnacht Coiscéim Gael Linn Irish Texts Society Sáirséal agus Dill Glór na nGael

Qualifications

Leaving Cert Irish Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge

Names

Personal and family names List of personal names

Celts
Celts
portal Ireland
Ireland
portal Category WikiProject

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Gaels

General history

Gaelic Ireland High King of Ireland Gaelic Irish kingdoms Dál Riata Alba Nine Years' War Statutes of Iona Flight of the Earls Plantation of Ulster 1641 Rebellion Act for the Settlement of Ireland
Ireland
1652 Jacobite risings Bliadhna Theàrlaich Penal Laws Great Hunger Irish diaspora Highland Clearances Gaelic Revival Gaeltacht Gàidhealtachd

Gaelic culture

Ogham Brehon law Gaelic mythology Lebor Gabála Érenn Gaelic warfare Gaelic astrology Gaelic kinship Bardic poetry Gaelic literature
Gaelic literature
(Early Irish, Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
& Manx) Gaelic type Insular script Fáinne Gaelic music Sean-nós song Oireachtas na Gaeilge Am Mòd Gaelic games Highland games Insular Christianity Gaelic Christian mission

Language

Primitive Irish Old Irish Middle Irish Classical Gaelic Irish Manx Scottish Gaelic

Major tribes or clans

Connachta
Connachta
(incl. Uí Néill, Clan Colla, Clan Donald, Uí Maine, etc) Dál gCais
Dál gCais
(incl. Déisi) Eóganachta Érainn (incl. Dál Riata, Corcu Loígde, Clan Conla, Dál Fiatach, etc) Laigin Ulaid
Ulaid
(incl. Dál nAraidi, Conmhaícne, Ciarraige, etc)

Prominent organisations

Údarás na Gaeltachta Foras na Gaeilge Bòrd na Gàidhlig Culture Vannin Conradh na Gaeilge An Comunn Gàidhealach Manx Gaelic Society Seachtain na Gaeilge Gael Linn ULTACH Trust Comunn na Gàidhlig Columba Project Clans of Ireland An Coimisinéir Teanga An Comunn Gàidhealach
An Comunn Gàidhealach
America

Related subjects

Haplogroup R-M269
Haplogroup R-M269
(human genetics) Celts Norse– Gaels
Gaels
(incl. Uí Ímair
Uí Ímair
and Clan MacLeod) Kingdom of the Isles Gaelicisation

Celts
Celts
portal Ireland
Ireland
portal Scotland
Scotland
portal Isle of Man
Isle of Man
portal Category WikiProject

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British–Irish Council

Good Friday Agreement

Member jurisdictions

 United Kingdom  Ireland  Guernsey  Isle of Man  Jersey Northern Ireland  Scotland  Wales

Member bodies

Government of the United Kingdom Government of Ireland Policy Council of Guernsey Isle of Man
Isle of Man
Government Council of Ministers of Jersey Northern Ireland
Ireland
Executive Scottish Government Welsh Government

Work areas

Demography eHealth Environment Indigenous, minority and lesser-used languages Knowledge economy Misuse of drugs Social inclusion Tourism Transport

Representatives of states

May Varadkar St Pier Quayle Gorst Vacan

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