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Sparánacht An Bhlascaoid 2012/Blasket Bursary 2012

Start Date: 29 Sep 2012
End Date: 29 Sep 2012
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Sparánacht An Bhlascaoid 2012/Blasket Bursary 2012

Fógraíodh buaiteoirí Sparánacht An Bhlascaoid 2012 ag searmanas in Ionad An Bhlascaoid Mhóir, Dún Chaoin, ar an Satharn, 29 Mean Fómhair, le linn Cheiliúradh An Bhlascaoid 2012.  Sparánacht é seo a bhunaigh an Dr. Mícheál Ó Cearna (92) ó Springfield, MA, sna Stáit Aontaithe agus ón mBlascaod Mór, tráth, i gcuimhne ar a bhean chéile, Maureen, a d’éag i 2010.

Is chun tacaíocht a thabhairt agus spreagadh do dhaoine óga staidéar níos doimhne a dhéanamh ar chultúr agus ar litríocht na Gaeilge a ceapadh an sparánacht agus e dírithe orthu seo ó Ghaeltacht Chorca Dhuibhne atá dulta isteach sa chéad bhliain in institiúid tríú leibhéil in Éirinn.

Tháinig an Dr. Ó Cearna anall ó Springfield chun an sparánacht a bhronnadh agus siad seo na buaiteoirí:

An chéad áit:

Sparánacht €1,000.00 do Fiona Ní Ghairbhia, Log na gCapall, Abhainn na Scál

An dara háit: roinnte idir

Meghan Ní Laoithe, Baile Bhoithín, Baile An Fheirtéaraigh agus Jamie Ó Flannúra, Cúilín, An Daingean

Fuaireadar araon sparánacht €500.00

Bursary Award winners with Dr Micheal O Cearna

The winners of this year’s Blasket Bursary were announced and presented at a ceremony in OPW Great Blasket Centre, Dún Chaoin, Co. Kerry, last Saturday, 29 September, during 'The Great Blasket Commemoration, 2012'.  The Bursary was initiated in 2010 by Dr. Mícheál Ó Cearna, from Springfield, Massachusetts, and The Great Blasket island, in memory of his late wife, Maureen (nee Ward), who died in 2010.

The aim of the bursary is to assist and exhort students, from the Dingle Peninsula Gaeltacht , entering first year classes in Irish third level institutions, to conduct further studies in Irish culture and language.

Dr. Ó Cearna travelled from Springfield to West Kerry in order to present the prizes.

The winners are:

First prize:

A bursary of €1,000.00 to Fiona Ní Ghairbhia, Log na gCapall, Abhainn na Scál (Annascaul, Co. Kerry)

Joint second place, shared by:

Meghan Ní Laoithe, Baile Bhoithín, Baile An Fheirtéaraigh and Jamie Ó Flannúra, Cúilín, An Daingean

They each received a bursary of €500.00.

The presentation was part of the recent Great Blasket Commemoration, which was held the Great Blasket Centre.

Bursary Award Winners

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