Leinster - Irish Language

Irish Language

There are about 40,000 Irish speakers in the province; 1,299 native speakers in the Meath Gaeltacht and this doesn't count the 19,348 attending the 66 Gaelscoils (Irish language primary schools) and 15 Gaelcholáiste (Irish language secondary schools) all across the province. According to the Irish Census 2011 there are 20,040 daily speakers outside the education system in the province.

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List Of Irish-language Media - Mobile Technology
... Samsung said that it would create a mobile phone specifically for the Irish-language market, which would include Irish-language predictive text ... all of its new phones launched from 2009 onwards would have "Gael Fón" - a feature allowing Irish as a language option, including predictive text, which was ... As of November 2012, Adaptxt, a predictive texting app for Android, also includes Irish (alongside Scottish Gaelic and Manx) as an available language ...
An Cumann Gaelach, QUB - 1920s & '30s
... to a polarisation in society at the time, with the Irish language becoming politically associated with Catholic Nationalists who rejected British rule in ... The growing tensions greatly affected the Irish language movement throughout Northern Ireland and people's opinions of the language became tainted with sectarianism ... Between 1925 and 1929 the Society had more or less died out until an Irish language revival movement in the University around 1930 ...
An Seanphobal - Irish Language
... The Irish language plays an important role in the area ... Gaoluinn na nDéise the Waterford variant of the Munster Irish dialect is spoken ... Drama Plays in Irish are produced annually by the local drama group, Aisteoirí An Sean Phobal, and the parishes GAA club competes in the Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta an annual ...
Use of The Irish Language
... Of the 1.77 million who indicated they could speak Irish, 77,185 said they speak it daily outside the education system ... One in four said they never spoke Irish ... The numbers speaking Irish on a daily basis outside the education system increased by 5,037 persons since 2006 from 72,148 to 77,185 the numbers speaking weekly showed an increase of 7,781 persons ...
List Of Irish-language Media - Print - Newspapers - Weekly
... Anam Beo - Based in Brussels, the first Irish-language newspaper ever in Belgium produced by Pobal Gaeilge na Bruiséile ... Foinse - is the biggest Irish-language weekly newspaper published in Ireland ... Gaelscéal - 32-page newspaper published weekly Goitse - local weekly Irish language newspaper for the Gaeltacht parish of Gaoth Dobhair ...

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