Politics The Irish Language - An Ghaeilge

If Irish Is Good Enough For Presidents And Queens?

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced nearly €800,000 in radio funding grants: €702,900 to English language programming, €16,000 to Irish language programming (€77,500 to bilingual). Apparently foreign presidents and foreign monarchs speaking our native language hasn’t had much influence on the concept of the parity of esteem between our English and Irish speaking communities as far as the institutions of the Irish state are concerned. Ah well, after all the excitement of the last two weeks, plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

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