A call to action to save the Irish language


By Julian de Spáinn of Conradh na Gaeilge (the Gaelic League)

When President Michael D Higgins visited the Rinn Gaeltacht a few weeks ago he made a simple request of the Irish people: “Déanaimis iarracht níos mó ar son na Gaeilge”. This request seems all the more current in light of Dr Conchúr Ó Giollagáin’s update to the Comprehensive Linguistic Study on the Usage of Irish in the Gaeltacht: 2006-2011.

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