Ciarán Walsh has just completed a two year diploma in Irish – Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge. The course was provided by NUIG (National University of Ireland Galway) in partnership with Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, the Irish language / heritage organisation based in the the Ballyferriter Gaeltacht (an area where Irish is the first language) west of Dingle. is active in a number of Gaeltachts and Irish language projects and the Dioplóma represents a significant improvement in the capacity to work in

The classes were held in the Foras Teanga in Dingle and the course was delivered by Máire Ní Scannláin and Caitríona Ní Chathail. Results expected in June.