DEIS – February 2018

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The Latest News from Gaillimh le Gaeilge

Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2018

The Gradam nominees will be unveiled in the Galway Advertiser during Seachtain na Gaeilge on Thursday, 8th of March 2018. 15 of the 22 nominees are entering the Gradam for the very first time this year.

The nominees have over two months to prepare as adjudication will take place in mid-April, so, a very busy and exciting time ahead for all!

This year, the total value of the prizes and benefits is over €23,000, generously sponsored by established and well-known Galway businesses and organisations along with substantial publicity and of course the prestigious title as the 15th Tribe of Galway.

An Gearrliosta will be announced by Méara Chathair na Gaillimhe, an Comhairleoir Pearce Flannery on Tuesday the 24th of April in the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance.

Moltóirí Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2018 announced

There is a strong independent adjudicating panel selected again this year for Gradam Sheosaimh Uí     Ógartaigh and Gaillimh le Gaeilge are delighted to announce that they are;  Aelmuire Mullaney (Ní Ógartaigh) daughter of Seosamh Ó hÓgartaigh, Freda Nic Giolla Chatháin, Príomhfheidhmeanach Ghnó Mhaigh Eo and Sonya Nic Lochlainn, Bainisteoir Seirbhísí Corparáideacha, Údarás na Gaeltachta.  The moltóirí will meet at the middle of April to select the Gearrliosta. Ta Gaillimh le Gaeilge fíorbhuíoch dóibh as ucht a gcuid ama don phróiseas mholtóireachta.


Seachtain na Gaeilge is nearly upon us! Give an Ghaeilge a go when dealing with customers. Check out the following video and listen to the following three  simple phrases in use. For more information click here: 

#GRMAGaillimh scheme was launched in association with the Galway Chamber, Galway City Business Association and the Latin Quarter.  It is designed to encourage those with very little Irish in the business community to use the language in their day to day business.

Lón Gnó for Seachtain na Gaeilge 

We will be celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018 with our Lón Gnó at 1.00p.m., on Wednesday, 7th of March 2018 in 56 Central, 5/6 Shop Street, Gaillimh.

To reserve a place at the lunch, contact the Gaillimh le Gaeilge office at (091) 568876 or email Look out for the all the Seachtain na Gaeilge events happening this year on

A New Bilingual Show— Tabhair Cluas éisteachta dó!

Tune into the new bilingual show on Galway Bay FM – Bricfeasta an tSathairn with Séamus Ó Fátharta  from 6 am to 8 am every Saturday morning. Kickstart your weekend with the perfect mix of music, local news, events and fun.





An Ghaeilge for Mother’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day.

Mother’s Day and St. Patrick’s day are just around the corner and we have put together a few phrases to use for both on cards, messages, menus or posters. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like any further translations on 091 568876 or

Mother’s Day 

St. Patrick’s Day

A true ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ to the west of Ireland from Galway Food Tours

 To celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge, Galway Food Tours is delighted to host a food tour in Irish.

Galway Food Tours is a 2.5 hour culinary walking tour of Galway. It gives a great overview of our passionate people and our beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland’s gourmet jewels. During the tour you will meet artisan producers and sample their products with experienced local guides, giving you insights to our local favourites and treasured ingredients.

Bígí linn on Tuesday 13th of March for a walking lunch experience.

Tickets cost 35€ per person and can be paid directly on the day.

Booking in advance necessary contact Sheena 0867332885

Cairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge

We would like to sincerely thank all those who have already joined Cairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge for 2018. Your support is  invaluable to maintaining the services of Gaillimh le Gaeilge. We ask those who have yet to join us, to come on board again for 2018. Táimid ag fanacht le bhur gCairdeas! You can sign up online through PayPal HERE.

Seo a leanas na Cairde is déanaí atá againn.


Bácús Uí Ghríofa/ Griffin’s Bakery

Gaillimh Aontaithe 

Galway Bay FM

Óstán Menlo Park

Ollmhargaí na Seoighe


Bradán Consulting

Dúchas na Gaillimhe

EmployAbility Galway

Pobal Simon na Gaillimhe

Misneach- School of Reflexology

Dlúthchairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge


Faigheann Gaillimh le Gaeilge maoiniú ón gCrannchur Náisiúnta tríd an Roinn Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta, ó Chomhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe agus ó Chairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge i gcomhar le Cumann Tráchtála na Gaillimhe