Category: Scríbhneoireacht / Writing

Recent speeches and such stuff

(Cúmtha 11/10/2011 P Ó Riada) In the past week I have had to give some speeches, lectures, orations and as I usually do not work from a prepared script, I could not provide same for those requesting it.  So…I am synopsizing the lot into this tract below.  There is one main thread running through all […]


An Ghaeilge

An article published in the Cork Evening Echo to coincide with the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Festivel held in Cork during the first week of November 2005, when I was chairman of the local organizing committee. I have a friend who will be a 106 next June, le cúnamh Dé. When he qualified as a teacher […]


An t-Amhrain Macarónach

Mír beag do chlár Féile Fleadh Cheoil Chorcaighe 2009 a tionnóladh i mBaile an Chollaigh. Ciallaíon an focal Macarónach meascán teangan in úsáid foclóra, bíodh sé i bhfuirm amhrán nó fiú i gcur le chéile focail iad féin. Tagann an focal ón laidin. Gan dabht, b’í an laidin an teanga oifigiúil comónta ag an eaglais […]


Fáiltiú roim lucht Oireachtais go Corcaigh 2005

Alt beag ag fáiltiú roim lucht Oireachtais go Cathair Chorcaighe 2005, – foilsithe san Evening Echo seachtain an Oireachtais Céad míle fáilte roimh Oireachtas na Gaeilge go Cathair Chorcaí. Cork people were always proud of their culture whether on the sporting field, writing songs, painting, prancing, dancing or celebrating language, which makes the city a […]


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