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Anteanganua
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Username: Anteanganua

Post Number: 1
Registered: 01-2006


Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2006 - 12:48 pm:   Small TextLarge TextEdit Post Print Post

Anyone planning on going to this event? Some cheek from a group planning on taking Irish out of the curriculum.



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The Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny TD, will host a half-day morning conference in
Dublin on Saturday, 11 March 2006 entitled: Irish in the 21st Century:
Athchruthaigh, Athbheoigh, Athnuaigh – Reform, Renew, Revive Taking place in the
Alexander Hotel the conference will be split into two sessions: the Irish
Language in Our Schools and the Irish Language in our Society. Open to all
members, the general public and Irish language interest groups the line-up will
include guest speakers from educational and political backgrounds, both national
and international, as well as speakers from the Fine Gael Party. The full
programme is below and you can register by emailing damien.garvey@finegael.ie
or, for further information, call Damien on 01 6184404.


IRISH IN THE 21st CENTURY
Athchruthaigh, Athbheoigh, Athnuaigh – Reform, Renew, Revive

The Alexander Hotel, Fenian Street, Dublin 2
Saturday, March 11th, 2006

9.30am Tea/Coffee

The Irish Language in Our Schools -
Present Challenges, Future Actions

10.00am Overview by Session Chairperson
Sorcha Nic Dhonnacha, Chairperson, Fine Gael Women’s Group

Dr Kevin Williams
Mater Dei Institute

Tomas Ó’Ruairc
Foras Na Gaeilge

Enda Kenny, TD
Leader, Fine Gael

Questions and Answers

11.20am Tea/Coffee

The Irish Language in Our Society -
Different Perspectives, New Approaches

11.40am Overview by Session Chairperson
Dinny McGinley, TD
Fine Gael Spokesperson on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs


Meri Huws
Chair, Welsh Language Board

Chris McGimpsey
Ulster Unionist Party

Tomás Mac Eochagáin
Griffith College Dublin

Questions and Answers

1.15pm Closing Remarks
Enda Kenny, TD
Leader, Fine Gael

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Wonder will any ATN issues be brought up?

For those wondering who I am, profile is at this link (from LowLander website): http://www.lowlands-l.net/anniversary/index.php?page=tom

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Podsers
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Post Number: 17
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2006 - 06:18 pm:   Small TextLarge TextEdit Post Print Post

I don't really like Fine Gael after their suggested policy on Irish. I really don't seeing getting into power either. Enda Kenny- uafásach.

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Aindréas
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Post Number: 42
Registered: 09-2005


Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2006 - 10:02 pm:   Small TextLarge TextEdit Post Print Post

Will this be a very encouraging conference …? I don't really know anything about Irish politics, but from the little I've read, Enda Kenny does not seem to be too positive about the Irish language. :-/

Coimhéad fearg fhear na foighde.



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