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18/01/2022 Irish language in Dublin City launched by Minister Chambers. Pictured are (l to r) Councillor Micheál Mac Donncha, Chairperson of Irish Language Committee DCC; Niamh O'Kennedy from Murphy's Icecream; Government Chief Whip & Minister for State for the Gaeltacht, Jack Chambers TD; General Secretary of Conradh na Gaeilge Julian de Spáinn; and Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland at the announcement that funding of €325,000 has been approved for Conradh na Gaeilge to establish and develop the BÁC le Gaeilge project between 2021 and 2024. The establishment of BÁC le Gaeilge is a great opportunity to increase the use of the language in Dublin city - where there is a large Irish language community due to a wide range of Irish language establishments being located there. These include early education services, gaelscoileanna and Gaelcholáistí, Irish language organisations, two radio stations broadcasting in Irish, Na Gaeil Óga GAA club, third level courses in Irish and many other establishments. Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland
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18 January 2022