Let the ‘Irish Is Dead’ Argument Die Instead

“It is not in the interests of our community for Irish (which our ancestors shunned as they would rocky crags) to be spoken widely and freely.” So wrote Richard Stanyhurt, a Dublin-born alchemist and Latin translator, in 1587. Four hundred and thirty years later, such opinions are still being voiced against the language, and despiteContinue reading “Let the ‘Irish Is Dead’ Argument Die Instead”

Más Linne an Phoblacht, Nach Linne an Pholaitíocht?

Cuireadh ceist orm inniu: Pioc amach fadhb amháin faoin tír seo, agus pioc amach bua amháin fúithi fosta. Bhí an chéad chuid den dúshlán níos deacra (tiocfaidh mé ar ais chuige sin ar ball) ach bhí an dara chuid éasca. Is é an bua is fearr dá bhfuil againn ná an pobal. Pobal tacaíochta. PobalContinue reading “Más Linne an Phoblacht, Nach Linne an Pholaitíocht?”