Caoimhe NÃ Chonghaile
Award: Fulbright FLTA
Institution: Dublin City University
Caoimhe NA Chonghaile is from Spiddal, Co. Galway. She attended Dublin City University, where she studied the Bachelor of Education. Caoimhe has a keen interest in drama, debating and music; interests which were cultivated and fostered through Irish. Caoimhe has been partaking in various competitions at Oireachtas na Samhna since childhood and has had poetry and articles published in DCU’s magazine, ‘ScA¡thA¡n’. As a teacher, Caoimhe is always seeking creative and memorable ways of encouraging children to speak Irish as well as inspiring an appreciation of the language and culture. She will be working as an FLTA in Connecticut.
Is as an SpidA©al i gContae na Gaillimhe do Chaoimhe NA Chonghaile. D’fhreastail sA ar Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Atha Cliath, A¡it a ndearna sA staidA©ar ar mhAºinteoireacht bunscoile. TA¡ an-suim aici i gcAºrsaA drA¡maAochta, dAospA³ireachta agus ceoil; suim a cothaAodh trAd an nGaeilge. TA¡ sA ag glacadh pA¡irte i gcomA³rtais A©agsAºla ag Oireachtas na Samhna A³ bhA sA ina pA¡iste agus foilsAodh cuid dA¡ pAosaA filAochta agus iriseoireachta in iris ‘ScA¡thA¡n’ Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Atha Cliath. Mar mhAºinteoir Gaelscoile, bAonn Caoimhe i gcA³naA ag smaoineamh ar bhealaA taitneamhacha suntasacha leis an nGaeilge a chur i mbA©al na bpA¡istA agus grA¡ do theanga agus do chultAºr na hAireann a spreagadh iontu. Beidh sA ag obair mar FLTA i Conneticut.