The Speakers

These are the speakers whose voices can be heard in the sample recordings on this website.

Áine Ní Bhreisleáin (Gaoth Dobhair)

Áine Ní Bhreisleáin is a native Irish speaker from An Bun Beag, Gaoth Dobhair, Co. Donegal. She is a journalist with Nuacht RTÉ/TG4. She takes part in the lúibíní competition at the Oireachtas and also performs occasionally on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.

Dara Ó Cinnéide (Corca Dhuibhne)

Dara Ó Cinnéide is a native Irish speaker from Baile na hAbha, Corca Dhuibhne, Co. Kerry. He is a producer with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and a sports presenter on TG4. He played for the Kerry football team from 1993-2005, and he was captain of the team when they won the All-Ireland Championship in 2004.

Maolra Mac Donnchadha (An Cheathrú Rua)

Maolra Mac Donnchadha is a native Irish speaker from Barr an Doire, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. Galway. He is a journalist with Nuacht RTÉ/TG4 and has been involved in broadcasting since 1997. He has an interest in music and in the arts in general.