At the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, Irish athletes are continuing to notch up personal bests to qualify for finals later in the week.
In July 2014, Donegal TD Joe McHugh became Minister of State with responsibility for Gaeltacht Affairs. Only problem? Last time he spoke Irish was in school. We followed him over the past 12 months as he got to grips with the language.
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