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Offline Jack Boyd

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i would love to Ireland's language
« on: Saturday 12 May 18 16:37 BST (UK) »
i was never taught to speak my home country's language but could never get anyone to teach me i can listen and hear the beauty of Ireland in it but only ever learned few words and tell me i am not a true son of Ireland even those who were my friends were told not to teach me  even though i was born in the same country i was an outcast

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Offline dublin1850

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Re: i would love to Ireland's language
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 12 May 18 16:41 BST (UK) »
Coffey, Cummins, Cummins [Skirke, Laois], Curran, Dillon [Clare], Fogarty [Garran, Laois/Tipp], Hughes, Keshan (Keeshan), Loughman [Killadooley, Laois], Mallon [Armagh], Malone, Markham [Caherkine, Clare], McKeon [Sligo/Kilkenny], McNamara, Meagher, Prescott [Kilkenny/Waterford/Wexford?], Rafferty, Ryan, Sullivan, Tobin
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Re: i would love to Ireland's language
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 12 May 18 20:40 BST (UK) »
I think it is a very good idea to try to learn a language especially one that means a lot to you.
It would be a tragedy should these minority languages die out as has Cornish.
When a language has been proscribed as was Irish and Scots Gaelic and,Welsh,there is always a
loss of course of those for whom it was their first language and the purity suffers .
Do it for your own satisfaction ,  also because the more people who speak a language the more chance there is that it will survive.
I can tell that means a lot to you.
Let us know how you get on.
                        Best wishes with it .Viktoria.