CARTLANN cuisle Eagrán 5

issue 5







Uair na Cinniúna don Ghaeltacht

It's official – Irish is disappearing fast from many of its former strongholds in the Gaeltacht. Donncha Ó hÉallaithe presents previously unpublished information in an analysis of the 1996 census returns






!Viva los Cubanos!

 Despite a crushing US blocade for almost forty years, Cuba enjoys almost full literacy and some of the best health services in Latin America. Darach Ó Tuairisg reports on an impoverished island people who still know how to dance





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A major national initiative is needed to tackle the rapid decline of Irish in the Gaeltacht. But there is no political will to undertake such an ambitious strategy, according to the chairman of Údarás na Gaeltachta, Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh. Uinsionn Mac Dubhghaill reports on an Údarás without authority and its disappearing raison d'être

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