Going to Market

Format and Pitching Opportunity Organised by CeangalG with support from ILBF, TG4, MG Alba 25/26 February 2015, Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Belfast Rationale: To gain success in ever more competitive markets, production companies working through the medium of Gàidhlig/Gaeilge need to enhance their product ideas and pitch effectively to prospective buyers. Increasingly, the development of […]

Julie Fowlis and Lord Provost launch TurasG website

World renowned Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis  and City Provost Cllr Alexander Graham have  launched an innovative cultural tourism website to enhance the links between the Scottish Gaidhealtachd and Ireland’s Gaeltacht in Inverness. Fresh from the Scottish Music Awards, where she became the first Gaelic artist to be recognised alongside stars such as Annie Lennox, Paulo Nutini and […]

Expert boost for Gaeltacht businesses

The creation and exploitation of new opportunities to enhance the prospects of fledgling enterprises throughout the Gaeltacht areas of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic of Ireland is the aim of CeangalG’s new bank of expert mentors. CeangalG, the EU INTERREG IVa funded project, has recruited a number of expert mentors […]

CeangalG moves up a gear!

The first of CeangalG’s ‘SpreaG’ videos featuring Belfast’s Irish language pioneer, Gearóid Ó Cairealláin, the recent winner of the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Communications Award, is now online. The launch of SpreaG signals the acceleration of CeangalG development.  Also now online is the introductory page for the ambitious SaotharlannG website, an ambitious project to create an […]

Tell us what you’re up to!

Earlier this year we hosted ‘Selling Our Story’, a conference on using cultural tourism to develop the ‘Greater Gaeltacht’, in Donegal, under the shadow of the majestic Mount Errigal. Conference participants at Gaoth Dobhair’s Court Hotel were told by keynote speaker, Dr. Finbar Bradley, that cultural tourism had the potential to be at the cutting edge […]

Top media award for SpreaG Fís pioneer

As the finishing touches are put to the first SpreaG Fís video featuring Belfast’s Irish language pioneer, Gearóid Ó Cairealláin, the project has been boosted with the presentation of the premier Irish language media award to the founder of Ireland’s first daily newspaper as Gaeilge. At a gala event in Galway recently, Gearóid was awarded […]

Marketing course to give tourism firms cultural edge

The Irish or Scots Gaelic languages could be unique selling points for your business. So says the provider of a new marketing course aimed at business owners or entrepreneurs who want to break into the expanding spheres of Scots Gaelic or Irish language cultural tourism and business. The Marketing in a Multi-lingual World suite of […]

New technology challenges for minority language media examined in study

Whether it’s iPhone apps in the Basque language, multi-lingual drama in Welsh or a programme on Australian TV in aboriginal tongues, the main challenge facing media operators in minority languages is not the traditional scarcity of media outlets but how best to manage the expanding opportunities of new media technology to benefit their language community. […]

Are you looking to take ‘a Step Up’?

Fledgling businesses or aspiring entrepeneurs in the Gaelic medium sector in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic of Ireland will soon be able to avail of expert mentors to give them the necessary step up the ladder to success. ‘A Step Up’, a bank of business experts, is the latest offering […]

Selling Our Story Conference Outcome

CeangalG’s first major event, the Selling Our Story conference, ended after a very inspiring two days in Donegal with a call to action to cultural tourism operators. Winding up the conference which was held in the shadow of Donegal’s iconic Mount Errigal, the CeangalG Marketing Manager Concubhar Ó Liatháin told over 100 delegates that ball […]