20-Month Strategy for the Irish Language

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About the author:
CUMANN CARAD NA GAEILGE / THE PHILO-CELTIC SOCIETY

Mícheál Ó Lócháin began our activities with Irish language classes in Brooklyn in 1872 and our magazine "An Gaodhal" in 1881, and in that way he founded the Irish Language movement in America. Between 1872 and 1893, our organization, our branches, and independent "Philo-Celtic" societies grew throughout America. Our classes were called "The Gaelic League." Douglas Hyde came to New York to see our organization and our classes in 1891. In 1893, he used our organization and our classes as his model to found The Gaelic League in Ireland. The generation which The Gaelic League taught between 1893 and 1916 - that is the generation which led in the establishment of the modern state of Ireland.

Mícheál Ó Lócháin died in 1899. "An Gaodhal" ceased publication in 1904. Our organization declined through the 20th century. But we're back, working for the renaissance of the Irish language throughout the world. To learn more about us, go to www.philo-celtic.com . If you would like to work with us, contact us at
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/philo-celticsociety/ .

20-Month Strategy for the Irish Language
 

Authored by Steering Committee of The Philo-Celtic Society

Made available at cost, this is The Philo-Celtic Society's recommendation of an immediate strategy to support the human rights and civil rights of Irish speakers and Irish Language communities in Ireland.

This is a dual language book with Irish and English on facing pages.



Publication Date:
2014-02-01
ISBN/EAN13:
1496105915 / 9781496105912
Page Count:
104
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
Irish
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Foreign Language Study / Celtic Languages




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