Irish speakers a social and educational elite – report

“Irish is the language of the elite in Ireland with speakers of the language enjoying higher incomes than the rest of the population, according to a controversial new report. The report, compiled by researchers at the University of Ulster and the University of Limerick (UL), concludes Irish speakers are educated to a higher level and are less likely to be unemployed than people who have no Irish …” (more)

[Gráinne Faller and Séan Flynn, Irish Times, 9 January]

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