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Pádraig Schäler with family and friends  visited Cape Cod,   where he was injured as a cyclist five years ago, to raise awareness of road safety. Photograph: Courtesy Reinhard Schäler.

A young Irish cyclist in the US on a J1 visa suffered a catastrophic brain injury when he was involved in a serious road accident in Cape Cod five yea(...)

Irish-language protesters in the Whiterock area of Belfast. Photograph: Colm Lenghan/Pacemaker

It will come as a shock to many people that the issue of an Irish language Act has been a factor in the collapse of the talks to restore devolution in(...)

DUP leader  Arlene Foster, signs a book of condolence for Martin McGuinness. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

The surprising thing is that people are surprised when the Conservatives play the Orange card – that historic shorthand for British politicians using (...)

The Gaeltacht is as much a faith community as it is a linguistic one. In a very profound way, native speakers, and many other Irish speakers, have kept faith with the language

Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam. Even if you are just one of the “cúpla focal” brigade, you will most probably recognise the phrase - “A country without (...)

DUP Leader Arlene Foster claims she won the election but she only brought her base out – more unionists voted for her unionists than voted for other unionist candidates. Photograph Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

‘I won the election,’ said DUP leader, Arlene Foster, after the recent Stormont election. It was a blunt statement, impertinent too. It might even b(...)