Welcome to 'Guth', the voice of Irish Language and Culture, a bi-lingual website which is dedicated to Irish Language Development in the Cookstown and Dungannon Council areas. You'll find lots of interesting information on our website which will help you in your journey to learning and enjoying the Irish Language.
Tá leagán Gaeilge ar fáil ach cliceáil ar an cnaipe, 'Gaeilge' ag barr an leathanaigh.
The image of the Irish language has changed a great deal in recent years. This is evident by the number of people who speak and learn the language, not only in Ireland but also around the world. The Irish language is the language of the community in Gaeltacht regions and is gaining strength across Northern Ireland. If you are interested in learning Irish, click on the buttons below for details of classes at your level.
Latest News and Events
There’s always something happening in Irish Language circles. Great news, stories and events are added regularly to our pages.
If, during the summer, you are going to the Gaeltacht to improve your Irish, you may qualify for a bursary from Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council, providing you live within the Borough Council area. Application forms are available through the secondary schools and at the Council Offices in Circular Road, Dungannon.
Following several months of discussions between the University of Ulster and the Irish language Development Unit of Cookstown District Council, agreement has been reached and a Diploma in Irish Language will be delivered in the heart of the mid Ulster region.
A 'Ciorcal Comhrá' provides an opportunity for people to get together and to use whatever Irish they have in an informal setting which is not a class. That is not to say that nothing is to be learned with a cup of tea or coffee in one hand and a sticky bun in the other. There are groups in Cookstown, Dunagnnon and Coalisland.