Killing an Ghaeilge! slowly…

Recent talk about the new Gaeltacht Act 2012 – Acht na Gaeltachta, 2012, the reduced status of the Language Rights Commissioner, the cutting of funding for language development and deeper neglect within the education system and public services generally prompted this quick comment.  The subject deserves more comment, it is central to the future of … Continue reading “Killing an Ghaeilge! slowly…”

The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland

As part of our study programme into the questions of sovereignty, democratic renewal and Irish national identity we are pleased to re-publish this article by Dr. Douglas Hyde.  It was first delivered before the Irish National Literary Society in Dublin, 25 November 1892, it sets out very well the necessity for the complete renewal of … Continue reading “The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland”