The Irish Language in Britain: A Case Study of North West England

Mairead Nic Craith, Janet Leyland

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    Abstract

    Sketches presence of Irish language in Britain in nineteenth and twentieth centuries. First, reviews emigration of Irish-speakers from Ireland in nineteenth century. Attention focuses on problems encountered by speakers of Irish in England in last century. Offers a profile of number of people who learn Irish in evening classes in North West of England, and outlines views of vitality of Irish in Britain. (Author/JL)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)171 - 85
    JournalLanguage, Culture and Curriculum
    Volume10
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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