Why enter Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2018

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  • National and international reputation – Participating in the Gradam demonstrates your commitment to our national and international reputation as a unique Cultural City that values its linguistic heritage.
  • Demonstrates your support for Ireland’s Bilingual City and European Capital of Culture 2020.
  • Gain Extensive Publicity and create a high profile for your business in the Irish and English Language media.
  • Benefits and Prizes – The total value of the sponsorship for the Gradam is in excess of €23,000, supported by local and national sponsors. The winners and category winners will also receive a beautiful piece of sculpture, specially designed by the renowned artist Pádraic Reaney and sponsored by Údarás na Gaeltachta.
  • Free of Charge –There is no cost associated with entering the Gradam and Foireann Ghaillimh le Gaeilge will  help you every step of the way.
  • It is not essential to be a fluent Irish speaker to participate in this prestigious award as Foireann Ghaillimh le Gaeilge will help you every step of the way. 

Click on the following link to enter online before the 23rd of February 2018:


Avril Smith, Manager of the Eyre Square Shopping Centre and winners of Gradam 2017 speaking a press event to launch Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2018 said:

“You don’t need to be a fluent speaker to participate as foireann Ghaillimh le Gaeilge will help you every step of the way. They will review your business in terms of its visual image – signage, marketing material, social media, and advertising. The Gradam undoubtedly helped us to raise the profile of the Eyre Square Centre, it generated massive publicity both locally and nationally. Participating in the Gradam is one of the best things that we have done.”

Tapaigh an deis!