CURRENT ISSUE:  OCTOBER 2023

This Just In: New Initiative To Promote One of Ireland’s Rarest Pony Breeds

The Belfast City Council has proposed erecting bilingual street signs en bloc across 309 streets in the Gaeltacht Quarter, addressing the backlog of applications for dual-language signage. The proposal will save the council significant time and resources, estimated at over £185,000 compared to handling each street individually. This initiative is particularly significant given West Belfast’s high concentration of Irish speakers and the community’s efforts to promote the Irish language.

This Just In: Could you speak as Gaeilge for 24 hours?

Cromac Street sign in Belfast City

The Belfast City Council has proposed erecting bilingual street signs en bloc across 309 streets in the Gaeltacht Quarter, addressing the backlog of applications for dual-language signage. The proposal will save the council significant time and resources, estimated at over £185,000 compared to handling each street individually. This initiative is particularly significant given West Belfast’s high concentration of Irish speakers and the community’s efforts to promote the Irish language.