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Language shift among schoolchildren in Gaeltacht areas, 1974-1984

MiМЃcheaМЃl OМЃ GliasaМЃin

Language shift among schoolchildren in Gaeltacht areas, 1974-1984

an analysis of the distribution of £10 grant qualifiers

by MiМЃcheaМЃl OМЃ GliasaМЃin

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Published by Linguistics Institute of Ireland in Baile Átha Cliath [Dublin] .
Written in

    Places:
  • Gaeltacht (Ireland),
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Bilingualism -- Ireland.,
    • Irish language -- Social aspects.,
    • Language surveys -- Ireland.,
    • Gaeltacht (Ireland)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 79).

      StatementMícheál Ó Gliasáin.
      SeriesResearch report =, Tuarascáil taighde ;, 16, Research report (Linguistics Institute of Ireland) ;, 16.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP115.5.I73 O2 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. ;
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1966099M
      ISBN 100946452709
      LC Control Number90200199

      The so-called INNTI generation of the 60s and 70s were mainly poets writing, for the most part, in an acquired language, i.e. Irish was our second language; but we made sure to go back to the living springs of the language in the Gaeltacht before attempting to modernise it or bring it, playfully kicking, into new urban and international contexts. According to data compiled the Irish Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, only one quarter of households in Gaeltacht areas possess a fluency in gaelic. The author of a detailed analysis of the survey, Donncha Ó hÉallaithe, described the Irish language policy followed by Irish governments a 'complete and absolute disaster.'.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . 5. Irish language defines the boundaries of the Gaeltacht for economic and social development purposes. 6. Department of Arts, Hertiage, Gaeltacht & the Islands promotes cultural, social & economic wealth of the area - In , €6million was granted to preserve the language/traditions, the economy and stop depopulation.

      Irish (Gaeilge) is a Goidelic language spoken in language is sometimes referred to in English as Gaelic (SAMPA: /"geIlIk/), Irish Gaelic, or Erse, but is more generally referred to in Ireland simply as the Irish language or simply of the term Irish also avoids confusion with Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig na h-Alba), the closely-related language spoken in Scotland . Comprehensive Linguistic Study of the Use of Irish in the Gaeltacht: Principal Findings and Recommendations: A Research Report =: Staidear Cuimsitheac on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Comprehensive Linguistic Study of the Use of Irish in the Gaeltacht: Principal Findings and Recommendations: A Research Report =: Staidear CuimsitheacFormat: Hardcover.


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Language shift among schoolchildren in Gaeltacht areas, 1974-1984 by MiМЃcheaМЃl OМЃ GliasaМЃin Download PDF EPUB FB2

13 Micheâl Ö Gliasâin, Language Shift among Schoolchildren in Gaeltacht Areas An Analysis of the Distribution of £ 10 Grant Qualifiers (Dublin: Institiüid Teangeolaiochta Éireann, ), 14 O Riagâin, Language Policy and Social Reproduction,also Irish, Reverse Language Shift, Gaeltacht.

Introduction. Research suggests that half of the world’s languages will become extinct before the end of this century (Crystal, ). With so many tongues facing language shift, what hope is there for Author: Michael Bradley.

There are Gaeltacht areas in Donegal, Mayo, Galway, Kerry, Cork, Meath and Waterford.people live in these areas and 35 per cent of them speak Irish every day.

It’s become something of a tradition for schoolchildren from outside Gaeltacht areas to attend Irish-language courses in the Gaeltacht during the summer holidays. Irish language as a living language is dependent on the desire and motivation of our children and young people to speak and use the language daily.

The continuance of Gaeltacht areas as vibrant Irish speaking communities is critical in this regard. The Year Strategy for the Irish Language reaffirms the Government’s. It focuses on first language speaker data that was gathered as part of a larger field-based project among fluent, habitual speakers of Irish in the Múscraí Gaeltacht region in County Cork Author: Tadhg Ó Hifearnáin.

Among year olds in Gaeltacht areas, 51% were returned as ‘able to speak Irish’ but only 39% spoke Irish on a daily basis. Hickey (, ) reported. Nevertheless 80 years of language policies have slowed the rate of shift in the Irish-speaking areas without having entirely stopped it.

This paper seeks to challenge simplistic linguistic definitions of the term “native speaker”, particularly when referring to speakers of Irish. It proposes, instead, an understanding that such individuals.

"It's our language, and its important that we don't allow it to weaken, particularly in the Gaeltacht areas." The minister launched a series of policy proposals for the "strengthening of the Irish. Abstract. Revivalists faced a momentous challenge to achieve the aims of a bilingual Ireland, reinstating the spoken Irish language, and adapting it to urban structures of ‘the worlds of commerce, politics, official religion, the professions and printed word’, from which it had been banished ‘as a result of complex socio-economic and political circumstances’ (Daly and.

It found that spoken Irish in the Gaeltacht - areas where the bulk of the population speak the language - is becoming confined to academic settings. The research is based on Irish census figures. The major driver of language shift is the decision to abandon a more local or less prestigious language, typically because the target of the shift is a language seen as more modern, useful or giving access to greater social mobility and economic opportunities (McMahon ; Mufwene ; Brenzinger ).

The Gaeltacht areas have been dwindling, however, over time. Influxes of everything from tourists to holiday homes to broadband Internet are making Irish less important in daily life—resulting in less and less day-to-day use of the language even among native speakers.

Irish language education strategy in Gaeltacht areas launched Policy aims to support Irish as a living indigenous language in Gaeltacht areas Fri. Improved aptitude for third/ subsequent language acquisition 4.

Improved job opportunities – careers for those with a good command of the Irish language include positions in law, media, medicine, business, translation, education, and many other areas 5.

Improved protection against dementia and Alzheimer’s in later years. (a) A range of language support options have been identified. To support the delivery of Irish-medium education in Gaeltacht areas and in context of limited resources, what type of language supports needs to be prioritised at primary level to meet (i) the needs of native speakers (ii) the needs of learners of Irish.

The census came to the stark conclusion that ‘within relatively few years’ Irish would cease to exist. Yet, over a century later, Irish became the twenty-third officially recognized language of the European Union in To believe the census returns. This decline was compounded by mass emigration from the Gaeltacht areas, a discrepancy between the high constitutional status accorded to the Irish language, and the reality of the many social and economic difficulties faced by monolingual Irish speakers in Gaeltacht imat emigrants left the Connemara Gaeltacht from to.

Template:IPA notice. Irish (Gaeilge in Irish) is a Goidelic language spoken in Ireland and constitutionally recognised as the first official language of the Republic of 13 June,EU foreign ministers unanimously decided to make Irish an official working language of the European Union.

The new arrangements will come into effect on 1 January, on a daily basis are located in the regions known as Gaeltacht areas (to which the language receded during the language shift that occurred). Additionally, there are Irish speakers of pre-school children. A range of regulations () cover education system and on new approaches to language planning among Gaeltacht communities.

However. The approval of the first three language plans for the Gaeltacht has been hailed as a "significant step forward" by Minister of State for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands, Joe McHugh. The statistics include schools in Gaeltacht areas where Irish is no longer a spoken language, and include some schools that no longer teach through the medium of Irish.The Irish language is in the final stages of a long decline that began centuries ago.

It may survive as something to be studied by academics and cherished by enthusiasts but its days as a language for everyday use are effectively over.[FN1] The st.The language went into long-term decline, with Gaeltacht areas (exclusively Irish speaking areas) shrinking as the results of each national census returns were analysed.

Today, most people, even in what are officially Gaeltacht areas, no longer speak the language.