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  • May 27, 2011
  • 07:43 AM

Irish in danger of dying out in Gaeltacht shortly, says FG

Marie O'Halloran / Irish Times
GOVERNMENT PLANS to prioritise saving Irish language usage in Gaeltacht areas have been criticised as elitist by Opposition TDs who claimed the language revival was an urban phenomenon. Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Dinny McGinley (FG) said the Irish language may not last beyond the next 15 or 20 years in the Gaeltacht.

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