Tag: Gaelic

Northern Ireland’s current language crisis

The current cultural conflict in Northern Ireland, and, in particular, the argument over the status of its languages, is at the core of a political crisis regarding restoring the power-sharing assembly.

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The Politics of Irish Language: Gaeilge (Never Gaelic)

I was going to write about the politics of the Irish language (Gaeilge) in the North of Ireland/Northern Ireland (see? in trouble already). But I won’t. The topic’s just too hot to handle (see what I did there?) Recent news about the Irish language in that part of the island of Ireland is a reminder that language everywhere has...

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