Seanscéal agus meirg air, meaning “stale news”, or, more literally, “an old story with rust on it”. This figure of speech aptly describes the annual spilling of ink over the status of the Irish language in the education system of Ireland’s Twenty-Six Counties. The “debate” often occurs during the summer months. In June, tens of More
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