Semi-OT: Gaeilge to get official EU status
>Irish language to get EU statusMore on the Beeb.
>The Irish language (Gaeilge) is set to get official status in the EU
>on 1 January, bringing the total to 23.
>The European Commission says Bulgarian and Romanian are expected to
>get official status on the same day, when the two Balkan countries
>join the EU.
>According to Ireland's 2002 census, 1.57 million of the four million
>population can speak Irish.
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- my grandmother was raised in ireland and had to be snuck to classes to
learn to speak irish. i think it's wonderful the language has become