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Re: CHAT Irish (was: Ms. Gunn)

From:Keith Gaughan <kgaughan@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 20:29
Sorry I didn't respond earlier - I was away.

From: Ray Brown [mailto:ray.brown@FREEUK.COM]


> > Gaelic is dying in Ireland because there's no fostering of a > > love of the language.
> But I guess that's largely prompted by a desire to emphasize their > Irishness in opposition to the strident claims to be "Ulster Scots" > by the other tribe they share the six counties with.
That it is.
> > If Gaelic dies, it won't be because of a lack of > > unification efforts, it'll be because nobody cares anymore. > > Which IMO would be very sad.
I agree but, looking at the way things are going, inevitable.