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Irish Proverb

An t-ualach 's mó ar an capall is míne.

The willing horse gets the most work.
Fáilte - Welcome

You are welcome at classes on Mondays from 6 to 8pm at the Gaelic Club, public holidays excepted. No classes on 1 October 2018.



Aoife Ní Éalaí agus an tAmbasadóir a Shoilse Breandán Ó Caollaí


Photo: The President of the Irish Language School Sydney, Aoife Ní Éalaí and His Excellency Breandán Ó Caollaí at the opening of the Scoil Gheimhridh Sydney 2018. The next Scoil Gheimhridh is on the long weekend 7-10 June 2019.

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 We thank the Government of Ireland through the Emigrant Support Program of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for its continued financial assistance, as well as the Irish National Association of Australasia and Muiris Ó Súilleabháin for long-standing support.

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Nuacht/ News

On 13 September 2018 the Events page was updated.

News from Sean:

 Mozilla is building a talk-to-text system in Irish , córas "caint-go-téacs”  . See details at https://voice.mozilla.org/ga-IE 


Attendees at the Scoileanna Geimhridh and Daonscoileanna will remember The  urbane Irish language scholar Professor Anders Alqvist who passed away on 23 August 2018 in Finland. RIP.

News from Crosscare Migrant Program: Time spent working abroad may affect Irish pension entitlement. See https://mailchi.mp/76970e0f9319/i-thought-i-was-the-only-one?e=cea470e401


More Irish returning than leaving (Source https://www.migrantproject.ie/ viewed on 29 August 2018)

  For the first time since 2009 more Irish emigrants are returning to Ireland than leaving. That’s according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today.  The CSO’s Population and Migration estimates show that in the year to April 2018 there were 28,400 Irish nationals who returned to Ireland, and 28,300 Irish nationals who emigrated from Ireland. read more at   https://www.migrantproject.ie/





Aisling Vaughan teaching concertina & accordion Gaelic Club  Aisling is a highly regarded Irish musician, dancer and singer from County Cork, who will be teaching concertina and button accordion at the Gaelic Club, Surry Hills. Contact 0456 532 239 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


 Below: President, Aoife, third from right and 2017-18 committee of Irish language School Sydney - Scoil na Gaeilge Sydney 


 The 2018/19 committee will be elected at the AGM  on Monday 3 September 2018

Irish fiddle teacher Edel McBride
Edel is now providing Irish fiddle lessons, arranged with INA
Contact: 0421 639 862