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‘New speakers’ of Irish in the United States: practices and motivations
(De Gruyter, 2015-05-28)
This paper examines the experiences and motivations of 'new speakers' of Irish in the United States. 'New speakers' of Irish refer to those whose first language is not Irish but who use the language regularly and fluently. ...
New speakers of Irish: shifting boundaries across time and space
(De Gruyter Open, 2014-12-18)
While traditional Irish-speaking communities continue to decline, the number of second-language speakers outside of the Gaeltacht has increased. Of the more than one and half million speakers of Irish just over 66,000 now ...
National identity and belonging among gay ‘new speakers’ of Irish
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2019-03)
New speakers refer to people who use a language regularly but are not traditional native speakers of that language. Although this discussion has been going on for some time in other sub-disciplines of linguistics, it ...
The role of emotions and positionality in the trajectories of ‘new speakers’ of Irish
(SAGE Publications, 2017-07-28)
Aims and Objectives/Purpose/Research Questions: The aim of this paper is to describe and analyse the emotional experiences and positionality of new speakers of Irish, fluent and regular speakers who were not raised with ...
Enactments concerning the Irish language, 1922 - 2016
(Clarus Press on behalf of the School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin, 2016)
The Official Languages Act (henceforth OLA) of 2003 gave limited expression to the constitutional status of Irish as first official language by obliging public bodies to provide a restricted number of services in Irish. ...
An Gael agus an raidió: Craoltóireacht na Gaeilge tar éis bhunú an stáit
Léiríonn an caidreamh idir an chraoltóireacht agus an Ghaeilge san 20ú Aois go leor idé-eolaíochtaí casta maidir leis an gcainteoir dúchais agus leis an bhfoghlaimeoir, agus faoin gceangal idir tógáil na féiniúlachta agus ...