If You Tolerate This

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English versus An Ghaeilge English versus An Ghaeilge

The Limerick Leader carries an opinion piece by conservative columnist Patricia Feehily that plumbs the noxious depths of Anglophone intolerance as she attacks the Irish-speaking communities and citizens of Ireland, and their desire for full equal rights with their English-speaking peers. As usual we find the anachronistic terminology of anti-Irish racism which is rooted in the history of Britain’s colonial rule in Ireland given full expression as Hibernophones are labelled as “fanatics”. For only in Ireland could men, women and children who speak the language of their own nation be subject to victimization and hatred for not wishing to speak the language of another nation.

Here are some of the article’s dubious highlights:

“SOMETIMES I have to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming – or hallucinating, as the case may be. It happened again at the week-end when I saw the first…

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