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GaelGram: Support / Tacaíocht

GaelGram: Support / Tacaíocht

Answers to some of the most popular technical support questions about GaelGram.
How to do a Fada on Keyboard - ULTIMATE GUIDE [2022]

How to do a Fada on Keyboard - ULTIMATE GUIDE [2022]

In this blog post I'm going to show you how to get a fada on a keyboard no matter if you're typing on a Windows or Mac computer, iPhone, Android phone or iPad.
Na Canúintí agus An Caighdeán Oifigiúil

Na Canúintí agus An Caighdeán Oifigiúil

Tá trí chanúint réigiúnach sa Nua-Ghaeilge – Gaeilge Uladh, Gaeilge Chonnacht agus Gaeilge na Mumhan agus tá go leor éagsúlachta laistigh díobh seo...
An síneadh fada

An síneadh fada

Cuireann "síneadh fada" in iúl go bhfuil fad á chur ar ghuta. Taispeánann sé go bhfuil an guta sin fada seachas gearr...
An t-urú

An t-urú

Tá an t-urú ar cheann de na hathruithe coitianta a dhéantar ar thús focail...
An séimhiú

An séimhiú

Is minic a chuirtear athrú i bhfeidhm ar thús focail. Tá an séimhiú ar cheann de na hathruithe tosaigh seo...

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The Dialects and the Official Standard

There are three regional dialects in Modern Irish – Ulster Irish, Connacht Irish and Munster Irish – and many local variations within each of these...
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Síneadh fada / length mark

Síneadh fada literally means "a long stretch" and when a síneadh fada occurs over a vowel it shows that the vowel is long rather than short...
What is an urú?

What is an urú?

An urú or eclipsis is one of the common changes that can happen at the beginning of Irish language words...
How People With Dyslexia Can Write In Irish More Easily

How People With Dyslexia Can Write In Irish More Easily

I've found out recently that a lot of people with dyslexia are using GaelGram to help them write in Irish more easily in college, school and work....
How a Síneadh Fada Can Protect You From Fraudsters

How a Síneadh Fada Can Protect You From Fraudsters

A lot of people don't believe it's important to put a síneadh fada in the right place...

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What is a séimhiú?

The beginning of Irish words can change. A séimhiú or lenition is one type of these initial changes...