Líofa 2015

The word Líofa means ‘fluent’ and this is precisely what the Líofa campaign strives to achieve – a greater number of fluent Irish speakers. The Líofa campaign encourages people to make a personal pledge to improving their level of Irish and in doing so joining a community of people focused on using and learning Irish.

The Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure here in the north, Carál Ní Chuilín, launched Líofa, on 5 September 2011 and initially set a target for 1000 people to take up the Líofa pledge with her and commit to improving and using Irish by 2015. This target has been revised to 20,000 in light of the interest in the campaign and is gathering momentum.