Irish language

Stories about the Irish language

Can Irish survive as an everyday language in the Gaeltacht?

To ensure that Irish survives as a living part of the tapestry that goes to make Ireland a confident nation, the question of the Irish language needs to be brought out of the shadows and into the mainstream of public discourse

Irish language needs ‘a national effort’

Revitalising a language is not only about preserving its linguistic heritage – it also has social, political and practical aspects. But possibly the most important element of all is elevating its social status


The Irish Times ePaper

Common Ground

How does a post-Brexit world shape the identity and relationship of these islands


Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people