Three activists fighting for Welsh language rights, two women and a man in their twenties, were arrested today by police in Wales after they painted slogans on a local government building demanding greater equality for Welsh-speaking citizens from the devolved government in Cardiff. From the Daily Post newspaper: “Three campaigners have spray painted the Welsh Government offices… Read More Three Welsh Rights Activists Arrested
Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, the high-profile Welsh Language Society, is to launch a new web-based television service, initially operating for two hours a week. From the BBC: “Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg will transmit Sianel 62 via the web to mark the 50th anniversary of the society. Describing it as the first new Welsh language channel for… Read More Teilifís na Life?
2012 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (the Welsh Language Society) and The Penny Post carries a series of articles celebrating an organisation that has revolutionised the linguistic landscape of Wales in the last half-century: “It is difficult to remember how invisible the Welsh language was in the Wales of the early 1960s. It was seen on… Read More Cymdeithas Yr Iaith Gymraeg At 50