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Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: The new Gaeltacht Minister has hit the ground running – despite not being fluent
# Irish
# Irish

Opinion: The new Gaeltacht Minister has hit the ground running – despite not being fluent

Jul 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 28 Views 46 Comments

Joe McHugh has vowed to “fully immerse” himself in the language and tweet his progress. It’s an approach many politicians could learn from.

Saturday 1 February, 2014

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever
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# Bother Your Erse

Column: We'll soon find out whether we lose our native language forever

Feb 1st 2014, 12:00 PM 886 Views 134 Comments

Irish is my second language but it has opened up a whole new world for me, and deepened my understanding of what it means to live in this country. I recognise, of course, that I have been exceptionally lucky, writes Seán Mag Leannáin.