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Old 03-12-2017, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Corcaigh32 View Post
Fíor-ghaelism is one of the extraneous argumemts I mentioned.

The fact is if the cultural revivalists had gone with a curriculum which put all the emphasis on speaking the language you and I would be posting as Gaeilge or a combination hybrid of Irish and English.

Everything else is an expression of the disdain you mentioned towards 14 years of rote learning of reading and writing.

Change how it is taught in the morning , wait 30 years and if we are no further along I will happily join your side of the argument.
This was never ever going to happen.

Personally I think it's only a matter of time before it becomes optional.
Anytime the argument comes up the only gang in favour of mandatory Irish are those who make their living from it.
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