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Friday, 4 May 2012

Attitudes to Irish language revealed

There should be more opportunities for people to learn Irish in Northern Ireland, according to a new survey.

The survey was carried out by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure.
Fifty-three per cent agreed that there should be more options available, 20% disagreed and 26% neither agreed nor disagreed.
Eighty-one per cent of respondents believed pupils should be able to choose it as a school subject if they wish.
Eight per cent disagreed and 10% neither agreed nor disagreed.


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