Seó Bóthair Roadshow 2021/22

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Registration for the 21/22 academic year is now open. Click here to register. 

What is the Seó Bóthair roadshow?

Aiseolas SB BéarlaThe Seó Bóthair is an interactive workshop that encourages students to use critical thinking to examine their opinions about the Irish language.

We discuss with the students where they can use Irish, inform them about their language rights, and give out plenty of prizes too.

More than 240 Seó Bóthair workshops were organised last year, and we are constantly developing the workshop to give the students the best experience possible.

Who is it for?                                                            

The workshop is aimed at Transition Year students. The workshop is suitable for every type of school - Gaelcholáistí, English-language schools, within or outside of the Gaeltacht. There is no need to worry about the standard of Irish that the students have, the workshop can be run bilingually or through Irish only.

A Seó Bóthair workshop can be run with up to 50 students at one time. Therefore, sometimes more than one workshop is needed - we run workshops between 09:00 - 10:30, 11:00 - 12:30, and 14:00 - 15:30 usually, depending on lunch times and school hours.

What is the aim of the Road Show?

The aim of the workshop is to empower and encourage students to use Irish more often. We inform students about the advantages and opportunities that the Irish language provides, the growth and movement of the Irish language, and the various ongoing Irish language campaigns.

How much does it cost?

The price for one workshop is €100/£90,  €150/£140 for two workshops, and €200/£180 for three workshops. This price covers the costs of the Seó Bóthair, such as travel, equipment, etc.

A 20% discount is available to those who register early in the academic year.

What is discussed as part of the workshop?

  • Facts and statistics about Irish (opportunity to win spot prizes)
  • Employment opportunities & third-level courses with Irish
  • Opportunities for use: where to start, services & language rights
  • Irish online: social media & what is available in Irish
  • Irish at home: Irish in your area & and in the future
  • Irish at school: the importance of Irish as a school subject
  • The work of Conradh na Gaeilge and the various Irish campaigns that you can take part in: SnaG / Gaeilge24 / An Fáinne / #Dúshlán etc.
  • Mythbusting: 10 myths about Irish (a package of 10 lessons will be left with the teacher)
  • Raidió Rí-Rá and CEOL (another opportunity to win prizes)

Téama 2020/21: An Ghaeilge i do Thodhchaí 

There are many jobs with the Irish language available in Ireland and in Europe in recent years. We want to share information about these jobs and the third-level courses that will be of great benefit to those who wish to work through Irish in the future.

We also hope to inspire the students as to the other advantages related to Irish before they continue onto the next stage of their lives.

 2021/2022 Academic Year

There will be two Coordinators on the road this year to run Seo Bóthair workshops in each county. Contact Róisín Ní Chinnéide (West and South) or Devin Ó Cuinn (East and North), or click here to register.

RÓISÍN NÍ CHINNÉIDE

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+353 83 406 2131

DEVIN Ó CUINN

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 +353 86 249 9111

Ciarraí Aontroim 
An Clár Ard Mhacha                            
Corcaigh Baile Átha Cliath     
Dún na nGall Cabhán 
Gaillimh Ceatharlach
An Iarmhí Cill Chainnigh
Liatroim Cill Dara
An Longfort Cill Mhantáin
Luimneach Doire
Maigh Eo An Dún
Ros Comáin Fear Manach
Sligeach Laois
Tiobraid Árann Loch Gorman
Uíbh Fhailí An Lú
  An Mhí
  Muineachán
  Port Láirge
  Tír Eoghain

Schedule

Róisín Ní Chinnéide Dátaí Devin Ó Cuinn
Gaillimh 10 - 15 Eanáir  Ard Mhacha / Muineachán / Cabhán
Corcaigh 17 - 21 Eanáir  Cill Mhantáin / Loch Garman
Luimneach / An Clár 24 - 28 Eanáir Cill Dara / Baile Átha Cliath
Maigh Eo / Sligeach 31 Eanáir - 4 Feabhra  Port Láirge / Cill Chainnigh / Laois
Ros Comáin / Liatroim 7 - 11 Feabhra Baile Átha Cliath
An Longfort / An Iarmhí 14 - 18 Feabhra Fear Manach / Doire / Tír Eoghain
Briseadh Lár Téarma 21 - 25 Feabhra Briseadh Lár Téarma
Corcaigh 28 Feabhra - 4 Márta Cill Dara / Ceatharlach
Ciarraí 7 - 11 Márta An Dún / Aontroim / An Lú
Gaillimh 14 - 18 Márta Aontroim / Ard Mhacha / Doire
Tiobraid Árann / Uíbh Fhailí 21 - 25 Márta Muineachán / Cabhán / Fear Manach
Maigh Eo / Sligeach 28 Márta - 1 Aibreán  Laois / Ceatharlach / Cill Chainnigh
Dún na nGall 4 - 8 Aibreán Port Láirge / Cill Mhantáin / Loch Garman
Briseadh na Cásca 11 - 22 Aibreán Briseadh na Cásca


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SB Cnaipe RegisterWe can come to you school in the second term also. The schedule for the second term will be organised later on in the school year.

 

Feedback about the Seó Bóthair

A digital suvery was given to teachers and students who had the Seó Bóthair in their schools this year. Below is a selection of responses, with a fair representation of the feedback from teachers and students. 

Feedback from teachers about the Seó Bóthair:

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Feedback from Students:

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What is Gluaiseacht?

The Seó Bóthair is part of the Gluaiseacht campaign. The aim of the campaign is to encourage young people to use their Irish after they leave school. We illustrate to them the different ways that Irish can be used outside of the classroom, be that in their future career, in their locality, within their family or simply in their daily life.

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Lógó Gluaiseacht2021

 

Gluaiseacht is sponsored by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media

 

 

Associated Organisations of Conradh na Gaeilge