Ten Worst Places to Hear a Cúpla Focail

June 20, 2007 at 12:52 am Leave a comment

There are only ten small Irish localities where nobody speaks Irish regularly (by which I mean at least once a week outside the education system). And you might be surprised where they are. >>>

The Bottom Ten

% of people who Can speak Irish, and % who Do speak Irish regularly

  • 22% Can; 0% Do – Mullyash in Monaghan (pop. 343)
  • 28% Can; 0% Do – Glanlough in Cork (pop. 188)
  • 34% Can; 0% Do – Derreen in Kerry (pop. 174)
  • 35% Can; 0% Do – Knocknascrow in Limerick (pop. 156)
  • 38% Can; 0% Do – Killygar in Leitrim (pop. 130)
  • 39% Can; 0% Do – Ballaghameehan in Leitrim (pop. 201)
  • 40% Can; 0% Do – Aglishcloghane in North Tipperary (pop. 281)
  • 42% Can; 0% Do – Kilwatermoy West in Waterford (pop. 151)
  • 43% Can; 0% Do – Corriga in Leitrim (pop. 157)
  • 47% Can; 0% Do – Tinnasaggart in Waterford (pop. 81)
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A blog by Michael Nugent

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