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And just to point out to the world in general...the Irish language is called IRISH...not GAELIC!!  And the country of Ireland is IRELAND not EIRE!!

Now...that feels so much better...

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by Sam on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 06:05:09 PM EST
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Gaelic is a Celtic language, isn't it?  I think some of the Scots speak it, though less and less so as time passes.

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by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 06:16:29 PM EST
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Based on this link I think Irish, Scottish, and Manx are all Gaelic languages.
by slaboymni on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 06:25:34 PM EST
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No...gaelic is really a blanket name for all the celtic languages.  Irish speakers and Scots Gaelic speakers would not necessarily understand each other.  As a matter of fact Irish speakers from the East and West of Ireland would have difficulty understanding each other.


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
by Sam on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 06:35:44 PM EST
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