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.

Press Release 2023

Oisín Ó Síocháin,  Law & Irish (BCL (Hons)) 2 is the recipient of Gradam na Gaeilge 2023.  Aisling Ní Chléirigh, Education Gaeilge (BEd (Hons) and Katie Alice Halpin-Hill, Arts (BA (Hons)) were presented with Onóir na Gaeilge.  These students were presented with these awards in recognition of their wonderful work in promoting the Irish Language within the university. 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 Dr Síle Ní Mhurchú, Head of the Department of Modern Irish, at a special occasion in the Seomra Caidrimh on 19 April 2023.

Claire Ní Mhuirthile, Centre for Spoken Irish, Dr Caoimhín Ó Muirigh, Department of Early and Medieval Irish and Gormflaith Ní Shíocháin Ní Bheoláin MA were the adjudicators.

Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha

Centre for Spoken Irish

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