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03 Dec 2021

Donegal contestants won awards at Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Donegal contestants won awards at Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Talented writers won awards at the annual festival Oireachtas na Gaeilge this year.
On Tuesday night, Peadar Mac Gaothín, a journalist with RTÉ and TG4, from Fintown, was awarded Iriseoir na Bliana, journalist of the year.


The literary awards were announced online by Oireachtas na Gaeilge this morning. Conor Ó Gallachóir from Gortahork won first place with his essay an tAthair Seán Ó Gallchóir in the under twenty-one category.
Prionsias Mac a’ Bhaird from Letterkenny won €3,000 with his new fictional novel Flaitheas taking first place in the competition.

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