...de Laois Today:
Gaeltacht Affairs minister Eamon O Cuiv is promoting the Irish language during a two-day trip to Boston.
The West Galway TD will visit Boston College, the Centre for Irish Studies and the Irish Cultural Centre. He will also deliver a keynote address at the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures in Harvard University.
The minister's itinerary also includes meetings with members of the Irish community living and working in the Massachusetts state capital. On Thursday Mr O Cuiv will participate in a workshop on post-Famine Irish by Dr Robert Savage of Boston College.