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How speaking Irish saved my life on the run from United Arab Emirates police

By Sean O’Driscoll for Irish Central. “What the hell would you want to speak Irish for? It’s just so…obscure.” The words of my school friend, Martin, stuck with me my whole life and still make me laugh. I used to … Continue reading

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“A damning indictment of the government’s policy on the Irish language”: Pearse Doherty

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty T.D. has said that the decision of the Irish Language Commissioner, Seán Ó Cuirreáin,to resign is a damning indictment the government’s policy on the Irish language. The government’s response to this resignation has been … Continue reading

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