Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

How we started speaking as Gaeilge in rural Alabama

“Speaking Irish in… Perry County, Alabama

I always knew I was Irish. Most of us do down here. Not in the sense that people born in Ireland are Irish, but Irish nonetheless.

This article is part of a daily series for Seachtain na Gaeilge about keeping a love for Irish alive in foreign places. For more see http://bit.ly/1QS42SS

Read more @ http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/generation-emigration/how-we-started-speaking-as-gaeilge-in-rural-alabama-1.2572663#.Vub5XXaviGY.facebook

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