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  1. Dialects of English in Ireland. The following map shows the dialect regions for varieties of English in Ireland. There is a certain correlation with Irish inasmuch as Ulster is a separate area here as well. The large west and south-west English dialect area corresponds to the region which contains western and southern Irish.

  2. Jan 05, 1997 · Irish Gaelic Dialects. Roughly speaking we usually reckon there are three main dialect groupings. Munster in the south. (the most important of these dialects today is probably the Irish of the Corca Dhuibhne peninsula in Kerry/ Ciarraí, near Dingle/ Daingean Uí Chúise ), Connacht in the west. (the dialect of northern Connacht, that of Mayo ...

  3. Irish ( Standard Irish: Gaeilge ), also known as Gaelic, [6] [7] [8] is a Goidelic language of the Insular Celtic branch of the Celtic language family, which is a part of the Indo-European language family. [7] [1] [3] [9] [6] Irish is indigenous to the island of Ireland [10] and was the population's first language until the 19th century, when ...

  4. However, since the demise of those Irish dialects spoken natively in what is today Northern Ireland, it is probably an exaggeration to see present-day Ulster Irish as an intermediary form between Scottish Gaelic and the southern and western dialects of Irish. Northern Scottish Gaelic has many non-Ulster features in common with Munster Irish.

  5. Irish ( Standard Irish: Gaeilge ), also known as Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Insular Celtic branch of the Celtic language family, which is a part of the Indo-European language family. Irish is indigenous to the island of Ireland and was the population's first language until the 19th century, when English gradually became dominant ...

  6. Jun 13, 2022 · Gaeltachtaí. There are pockets of Ireland where Irish is spoken as a traditional, native language.These regions are known as Gaeltachtaí (sing. Gaeltacht).The most populous gaeltachts are in Connemara (Conamara), including the Aran Islands (Oileáin Árann) in County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe); on the west coast of County Donegal (Contae Dhún na nGall; in the part which is known as Tír ...

  7. Mar 01, 2011 · Issues of consistency and complexity in Irish orthography are discussed in light of an analysis of a corpus of early reader texts, and the formulation of rules for discriminating between words ...

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