Fáilte go Cill Dara le Gaeilge

Welcome to “Cill Dara le Gaeilge”, a scheme focused on promoting business through the Irish language in Co. Kildare. The objective of the scheme is to provide support and information to local businesses that wish to provide a service through Irish to their customers.

Promoting business through the Irish language in Co. Kildare
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Information for businesses

If you business would like to take part  in the scheme or you would like to  advertise with us    Contact Us CillDaraleGaeilge_Eolas.pdf

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Guidelines for customers

Scéim Tacaíocht Gnó - Business Support Scheme

2017 scheme opened by Foras na Gaeilge

Support through match-funding is now available from Foras na Gaeilge, for businesses that use the Irish Language on signage, website and printed marketing material.

 This scheme supports small and medium-sized commercial enterprises to promote Irish in their business through signage, packaging, websites and printed marketing material. The  scheme criteria and details are given within the downloadable application form below.

Scéim Tacaíochta Gnó - Application Form

Cill Dara le Gaeilge took part in a video series about language planning organised by the national organisation Glór na nGael. Cill Dara le Gaeilge has elected to take part in the local language planning process, in conjunction with local groups Sult na Sollán and Glór na Ríogh. A five year language plan  for Co. Kildare for the period 2018-2023 will be published during Seactain na Gaeilge, 2018.

Cill Dara le Gaeilge members are welcome to attend a meeting on 29th November to review the work of Cill Dara le Gaeilge during 2017. It will also be an opportunity to look ahead to 2018 and for us to present the objectives that we have set out for the year ahead.

RSVP: eolas@cilldaralegaeilge.ie

The brilliant work underway by Gnó Mhaigh Eo promoting business through the Irish language in Co. Mayo is a great inspiration to Cill Dara le Gaeilge. In this short video, there is a taster of their work as well as a few sample businesses that are registered in their scheme. Ádh Mór leo - Good luck to them!

We hope to have a representative from Ghnó Mhaigh Eo visit Co. Kildare early in 2018 to share their story and their experience with us at a public meeting. Details will be posted here and mailed to our registered businesses.