CollectionErnest Blythe Papers
DescriptionMaterial on Gaeltacht: Irish language and education:
Department of Finance memo relating to the paucity of Gaeltacht students gaining places to preparatory colleges with analysis of secondary schooling in Gaeltacht
Estimates relating to new school buildings and libraries
List of Gaeltacht applicants for scholarships and memo relating to the preservation of Irish language and problems of a new vocabulary; July-October 1931
See also Department of Education papers on Irish language, 1930-1931
And see gaelicisation of Galway and Cork Universities, 1927-1931, 1925
See also correspondence on Gaeltacht (including Taibhdhearc), 1928-1932. Includes correspondence between Blythe and Professor Liam O'Briain and summary of ministerial discussions relating to the application by Brighid Bean Uí Conaighaile for establishment of an Irish speaking school in Galway, July 1930; Blythe and the Minister for Education, J.M. O'Sullivan, relating to the merits of authors of non-fictional works, 1930-1931; examination in English for Gaeltacht children. 1931.
See also An Coimisiún um Athbeochan na Gaeilge, statement, report and papers, 1958-1969.
AccessBy prior appointment.

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Repository NameUCD Archives
AddressJames Joyce Library UCD Belfield Dublin 4
EircodeD04 R7R0
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