Updates from Foras na Gaeilge in relation to Coronavirus (Covid-19)


It is a priority for Foras na Gaeilge to ensure that appropriate steps have been taken to protect staff members and the public from Covid-19. Foras na Gaeilge is following the latest guidance from both jurisdictions on a continuous basis.

We are carrying out daily monitoring of the issue and the implications for Foras na Gaeilge business. Foras na Gaeilge will follow best practice and guidance from the health departments if new information arises.

Up to now Foras na Gaeilge has taken the following steps to tackle Covid-19.

  • All applications for our funding scheme should be sent by email. All information is available here.
  • Youth Events Scheme 2020-21 deadline was extended to Monday 27th April and Round 1 of Colmcille Grants Scheme 2020 was extended to 20th April. Further information on this scheme is available here
  • Policy implemented regarding Foras na Gaeilge employees working remotely 
  • Utilising video conferencing equipment to organise meetings

At present Foras na Gaeilge offices are closed. Staff have been enabled to work remotely and we are available as usual by email or phone. You can also contact us at eolas@forasnagaeilge.ie or call any of our offices on the numbers at the bottom of this page.

Any changes to Foras na Gaeilge's work and continuity arrangements will be announced here should they change in future. 

The latest information on Covid-19 can be found from the Government of Ireland here

 Phase 3 - Public Health Advice Poster

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