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Is going to the Gaeltacht seen as a typical privileged middle class pursuit?

In an age of cheap flights, multiple distractions and summer camps of every description, figures ...

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08.29 8 Jul 2019


Is going to the Gaeltacht seen as a typical privileged middle class pursuit?


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08.29 8 Jul 2019


In an age of cheap flights, multiple distractions and summer camps of every description, figures show that the number of students going to the Gaeltacht every summer remain strong. 

But is it all fun and no learning? And is it time for scholarships to be brought in for those who are disadvantaged to attend? 

Broadcaster Blaithnaid  Chofaigh got frank with us as to the struggles she faces with speaking Irish  


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Andrea Gilligan Blaithnaid Ní Chofaigh Breakfast Gaeltacht Irish Irish Language Kieran Cuddihy Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast School Shane Coleman

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