Thursday, 29 June 2017


After independence in 1921, the Irish became the first official language and became a compulsory subject with the intention of increasing its use especially in non-rural areas where it was hardly used, yet the population able Of using the Irish language as first language is very low
During the twentieth century thousands of native speakers left the rural areas, where the Irish were spoken, here we have two pictures, which show the disuse of the language during the century so far.


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