From print and online, to radio, TV, YouTube and Twitter, there’s plenty of choice when it comes to Welsh language media.

TV and Radio

Welsh language television channel S4C broadcasts over 100 hours of programmes each week – from sport, drama and music to factual, entertainment and events.

S4C’s programmes are available to watch on TV, on the channel’s catch-up service, and on YouTube, YouView and TVPlayer.

English subtitles are available on the vast majority of programmes. Simplified Welsh language subtitles are also available on many programmes.

BBC Radio Cymru offers a mix of news and current affairs, music and entertainment, as well as sport and factual programmes. The station’s C2 service is targeted towards young people.

Many independent local, community and online radio stations also broadcast Welsh language programmes, including Swansea Sound, GTFM, Radio Sir Gâr, Radio Ceredigion, Capital CymruScarlet FM, Môn FM and Cymru FM.

The Press

Wales’s two daily newspapers, the Western Mail and Daily Post, publish various Welsh language columns, as well as Welsh language media pages at the weekend.

Weekly newspaper Y Cymro and news and current affairs magazine, Golwg, are wholly in Welsh.

A number of regional newspapers such as the Cambrian NewsCarmarthen Journal and the Glamorgan Gem feature Welsh language pages.

Quarterly magazine Barn looks at life in Wales and beyond, while literature is the focus of Taliesin. Y Selar magazine reflects the contemporary Welsh language music scene.

Lingo Newydd is a regular magazine for Welsh learners which includes articles on nature, food, fashion, culture and current affairs.

The Urdd youth movement publishes Bore Da, a magazine for young learners, Cip for children age 7-11 and Iaw! for children age 11+.

A number of Christian denominational publications are also available, including the Presbyterian Church’s weekly newspaper, Y Goleuad.


BBC Cymru’s new website, Cymru Fyw, offers the latest news in Welsh alongside a live blog feed.  It also directs users to relevant external sites. 

Golwg also has an online news and current affairs service - Golwg 360. The site includes a blog where correspondents and contributors can voice their opinions on the day’s events.


A useful place to search for Welsh-language blogs is which gathers all the different feeds together on one site. Parallel.Cymru is a website that publishes books, articles and interviews for Welsh speakers of different levels with the Welsh side by side with the English.


In communities across Wales up to sixty 'Papurau Bro' – Welsh language community newspapers  – are published each month.  A number have online pages e.g. Pobl Caerdydd.

Cymru Fyw

You can download the Cymru Fyw app for Welsh language news updates on most portable devices


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