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Irish - is it time to declare a language emergency?

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‘Most of us don’t want to speak Irish, but we like to have Irish in our lives’, writes the provocative Desmond Fennell, in one of his concluding essays in his just published autobiography.* ‘We cherish Irish, the surveys show, as a precious part of our national heritage. We are glad there are Gaelscoileanna, a Ráidió na Gaeltachta and a TG4; that the destinations of buses are shown in Irish as well as English, and to hear that there is a magazine of news and comment in Irish on the internet. We would not like everything in Ireland to be in English only’.

Kilkenny gets winter ready for impending cold snaps

A Winter-Ready Information Campaign has been launched by Kilkenny County Council following its launch at national level recently at the National Emergency Coordination Centre in Dublin.

No National Plan for severe weather crisis says Hogan

Despite numerous attempts by Fine Gael's Environment Spokesman, Phil Hogan to obtain a copy of the national plan that was committed to by the National Emergency Planning Office several years ago to deal specifically with a severe weather crisis, the Department of the Environment confirmed that they did not have such a plan.

 

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