Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

Public Attitudes towards the Irish Language in Northern Ireland 2012


Findings from the 2012 Omnibus Survey. This bulletin presents analysis on the following topics:

  • Irish language usage in Northern Ireland
  • Role of Irish language in Northern Irish culture
  • Opportunities for learning the Irish language
  • Support and encouragement for using the Irish language
  • Elements in an Irish Language Act in Northern Ireland (Annex A)
  • Comparisons with attitudes towards Gaelic in Scotland (Annex B)

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