The Irish Pagan School Podcast

What is Irish People's Relationship to the Irish Language? (Gaeilge)

October 07, 2022 Lora O'Brien & Jon O'Sullivan Season 1 Episode 33
What is Irish People's Relationship to the Irish Language? (Gaeilge)
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The Irish Pagan School Podcast
What is Irish People's Relationship to the Irish Language? (Gaeilge)
Oct 07, 2022 Season 1 Episode 33
Lora O'Brien & Jon O'Sullivan

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How do Irish people feel about our own language? In the 2016 Census more than 1.7 million people claimed to speak Irish. There are more than 400 Gaelscoileanna (Irish-medium schools) and all-Irish colleges on the island and that number is growing year on year. Irish is the most popular language for learners in Ireland on the online language app Duolingo, the 16th most popular language worldwide and the fastest growing.

(This audio originally appeared as a video on the IPS YouTube channel, all Pagan focused content on YouTube is now available directly on the Irish Pagan School channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheIrishPaganSchool)

Fáilte! Welcome to the Podcast, with your hosts - authors and co-founders of the Irish Pagan School) - Lora O'Brien and Jon O'Sullivan.

If you enjoyed this podcast, please leave us a positive review in your podcast listener, then head over to IrishPaganSchool.com and enroll in one of our free or paid courses.  Slán go fóill, and we will see you next time!

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How do Irish people feel about our own language? In the 2016 Census more than 1.7 million people claimed to speak Irish. There are more than 400 Gaelscoileanna (Irish-medium schools) and all-Irish colleges on the island and that number is growing year on year. Irish is the most popular language for learners in Ireland on the online language app Duolingo, the 16th most popular language worldwide and the fastest growing.

(This audio originally appeared as a video on the IPS YouTube channel, all Pagan focused content on YouTube is now available directly on the Irish Pagan School channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheIrishPaganSchool)

Fáilte! Welcome to the Podcast, with your hosts - authors and co-founders of the Irish Pagan School) - Lora O'Brien and Jon O'Sullivan.

If you enjoyed this podcast, please leave us a positive review in your podcast listener, then head over to IrishPaganSchool.com and enroll in one of our free or paid courses.  Slán go fóill, and we will see you next time!

Support the Show.