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'Irish language is being strangled at source' by holiday homes

The provision of housing for native Irish speakers in the Gaeltacht is “one of the greatest threats” to Irish language survival in Gaeltacht areas. That’s according to the regional authority responsible for the development of the countries Gaeltacht...

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12.40 28 Sep 2022


'Irish language is being strangled at source' by holiday homes


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12.40 28 Sep 2022


The provision of housing for native Irish speakers in the Gaeltacht is “one of the greatest threats” to Irish language survival in Gaeltacht areas. That’s according to the regional authority responsible for the development of the countries Gaeltacht regions.

Údaras na Gaeltachta say young people are being forced out of the area because of poor planning regulation.

Irish Musician, Breanndán Begly, Donegal Councillor, Micheál Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig, Dr Aoife Granville, Gaeltacht native and Marie in Cork, all joined Andrea on Lunchtime Live to discuss...


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