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Zee or Zed? The Question of Conflicting English Dialects

The English language is a multinational, multicultural language spanning centuries of war, colonialism and great social reform, and is now seen by many as the modern language of business. The question that inspired this article, is why an English-speaking nation…

Entschuldigung, vous ablo EU? A Case For A Common EU Language

It is time for the EU to develop a common language. We already have a common market; a common currency and we can freely travel to any country within the EU. However, what we don’t have is the ability to…

It’s a Thin Line Between Love and Hate; a Reflection on the Irish Language

Op-ed writer Sarah Morris divulges her Gaeilge gripes in her piece and discusses the disdain that may Irish youths feel toward our native tongue.  The Irish language and I have always had a somewhat fraught relationship- I’m in no way whatsoever a…

Léargas Lom: Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Agus Máirtín Ó Cadhain go mór i mbéal phobail na Gaeilge le déanaí, order caitheann An Conchoilleach súil ar an bhfear féin agus ar chuid de na tuairimí a chuir sé os comhair an tsaoil. Cailleadh Máirtín Ó Cadhain 42…

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Cad atá i ndán don rothaíocht ghairmiúil?

De réir dealraimh, generic bhí an dópáil lárnach i bhfoireann US Postal Service (foireann rothaíochta Mheiriceá) riamh anall. Ní foláir a rá áfach gur mhéadaigh mí-úsáid drugaí neamhdhleathacha as éadan i measc bhaill na foirne le teacht chun cinn Lance…