Gael force

18th February 2000 at 00:00
The number of teachers able to teach through the medium of Gaelic is set to rise by 150 over seven years as more teacher training places are made available.A shortage of teachers has been threatening to hold back Gaelic-medium education, which now involves more than 1,800 children in 59 school units.

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