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Change In Cultural Attitude To Irish Language Increasing Demand For Schools

That's the view of a current teacher in the Gaelscoil system.

There's been a positive change in attitude towards the Irish language in the last twenty years. 

That's the view of Resource and Learning Support Teacher at the Gaelscoil Tromaire, Mountrath Colm MacDonnacha - who believes people are discovering a newfound pride in the language. 

Education Minister Joe McHugh this week announced plans to double the number of students attending Irish speaking schools in the next decade. 

Mr. MacDonnacha says immersion in the language is the key:

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