Debunking the Compulsory Irish Myth

“This week 500 hundred students marched on Fine Gael headquarters to demand the right to make everyone else have to study Irish after the Junior Cert. From the manner of the march, with protesters gagged and forlorn looking one would imagine that Fine Gael was campaigning to proscribe the language and punish its use with threat of prison …” (more)

[Derwin Brennan, Tea and Toast, 16 February]

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