Gradam na Gaeilge


Do you inspire others to speak Irish in the University?   If you do, you have an opportunity to win Gradam na Gaeilge.  The award is presented every year to the student who does the most to promote the use of the Irish language on campus.  There is €1,000 in prize money to go with the award.  Every student in the University is free to enter.  For more information, please contact Oifig na Gaeilge Labhartha, G02 O'Rahilly Building at 021-4903529.  The Gradam is sponsored by University College Cork.

Deadline for applications: 30 March 2023.

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Press Release 2022

Antóin Ó Trinlúin MA student is the recipient of Gradam na Gaeilge 2022.

Caitríona Ní Chonaill Arts III was presented with Onóir na Gaeilge.  These UCC students were awarded the Gradam in recognition of their wonderful work in promoting the Irish Language within UCC.The students are members of the Irish Language Society, An Chuallacht.  The Gradam was arranged through the auspices of the business committee of Bord na Gaeilge, UCC and was sponsored by University College Cork. The award was presented by Seán Ó Laoi,Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha, at a special occasion in the Seomra Caidrimh on 27th April.

Claire Ní Mhuirthile, Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha, Dr Caoimhín Ó Muirigh, Roinn na Sean-agus Meán-Ghaeilge and Iseult Ní Fhoighil,Oifigeach Cumrsáide na Cuallachta Bliain II were the adjudicators.

At the award ceremony,Dr.Caitríona Ní Churtáin,Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge, also presented scholarships to the residents of the Irish Language residential centre, Áras Uí Thuama, Brú na hOllscoile.

Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha

Centre for Spoken Irish

Room G02, O'Rahilly Building, College Road, Cork