yes, its our language, the other non anglo europeans don't even question if they should use their native languages,JDLK said:(Topic shamelessly lifted from Adrian Kennedy phone show, I only caught the last few mins of what sounded like an interesting debate though)
Should Irish be a compulsory or optional subject in school(like French or German)? Bearing in mind that school prepares us for the big bad world should people who dont see a place in their life for Gaeilge be forced to learn it?
and if the germans, french, belgians. spanish, italians etc can make it in the market place with english as a second language why not us, have the gov so little faith in the ability of irish people as a whole,