‘Oilithreach pinn’ launch this Friday

Liam Ó Muirthile will launch his new book Oilithreach pinn this coming Friday the 20th of October at 6.00pm. The launch takes places as part of the programme for Féile IMRAM, Dublin's Irish-language literature festival, and will be held in the Poetry Ireland building on Parnell Square (see map below).… Continue reading

Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Irish-language book of the year Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin was announced this past Wednesday, 4 October 2017. We are beside ourselves with excitement, as three of our books have been nominated for the prestigious prize this year. The books nominated are as follows: An tIriseoir by Michelle… Continue reading

CRUINNSCRÍOBH: Exercises now available online

Did you know the exercises from Cruinnscríobh na Gaeilge are available on our new website? This is a fantastic facility for anyone looking to improve their Irish, particularly as the new academic year rolls around. The exercises coincide with the chapters in the printed book by Ciarán Mac Murchaidh. If… Continue reading

SAMPLA: An fuíoll feá / Wood cuttings

AN FUÍOLL FEÁ Cual connaidh an gheimhridh, an fuíoll feá ar fad á láimhseáil á gcarnadh i gcoinne na binne le toise súl don sorn ar ball, ach de réir a dtoisí féin go fóill á socrú mar a oireann, ár n-ál. A meá, a snoí, a luí, a gcineál,… Continue reading

Scéim na gCoimisiún recipients announced: New books in the works

Results of the application process for Scéim na gCoimisiún have been made available by Foras na Gaeilge. Scéim na gCoimisiún distributes commissions for literary works in Irish in order to ensure a satisfactory provision of content in many different reading genres. Seven of our authors have succeeded in receiving commissions…

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Aon Scéal? – ‘An ríomhaire ilteangach’ reviewed

Last month An ríomhaire ilteangach was discussed on the show ‘Aon Scéal?’, broadcast by Raidió na Life.  The author of the book Michal Boleslav Měchura spoke about its importance in the context of technology and the Irish language.  An ríomhaire ilteangach is a guide book that gives an insight into… Continue reading

Léirmheas Leabhar on TG4: I dtír mhilis na mbeo

Cois Life is delighted that I dtír mhilis na mbeo by Colm Ó Ceallacháin was chosen by Léirmheas Leabhar to be reviewed live on TG4.  The show takes place on a monthly basis, with a book being discussed and critiqued by two guest reviewers. Taking part in the discussion last… Continue reading