Bad Language: Gaelic and Britain’s Cultural Genocide

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Bad Language: Gaelic and Britain’s Cultural Genocide

Tweet Follow @RPJblog By Jason Michael In Ireland it has become perfectly acceptable to describe Britain’s behaviour in the country as genocidal, and its war on the Irish language as cultural genocide. Why then in Scotland are we denied the same language? “The decline of the Irish language,” wrote Adam Ramsay recently, “is best understood as a product of what Tomás Mac Síomóin, among others, describe as the cultural genocide of Ireland.” There’s that word again – genocide. Here it is…

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Bad Language: Gaelic and Britain’s Cultural Genocide