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Media: LAT: A Twist for an Ancient Tongue Trying to Survive
The Los Angeles Times April 24, 2005
A Twist for an Ancient Tongue Trying to Survive
By John Daniszewski
AN SPIDEAL, Ireland ¡X ... As of March 28, all English versions of place
names were eliminated in the Gaeltacht, the pockets of Ireland where a
majority of people still speak Gaelic. English no longer has official
standing on signposts, legal documents or government maps. (For now, until
the sign-makers get cracking, officials are just covering up the English
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|Date Posted:||April 24, 2005|