Will the "Deutsch Schools" replace Gaelscoils in an EU where English is no longer a National Language?

Hans Von Horn

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Will the "Deutsch Schools" replace Gaelscoils in an EU where English is no longer a National Language?

When the UK leave the European Unio,n English will no longer be a first language of any EU Nation. Ireland's first language is Gaeilge. The Fourth Reich can emerge further, in an EU without the UK. There would be no reason to give any prominence to a language of a Nation that abandoned the EU.

Further integration in the EU project is likely to accelerate once the chief Euroskeptics have left.

An EU intent on ever closer union towards "Ein Folk", Ein Euro" can hardly continue to encourage minority languages such as Gaeilge. If we look to further integration in Europe then it is logical to look to greater use of their languages if we are to look less to the UK as Phil Hogan urges, and embrace the language of the growing dominating influence in Europe the Germans.

The coming generations of Irish Children can get a leg up by early immersion in the German Language in Deutsch Schools which would logically replace Gaelscoils which would be discouraged by the Germans just as the English discourages the Gaeilge near 200 years ago.
 


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That reminds me of something from the Cruiskeen Lawn - I quote from memory.

Myles has just recited Roslein Rot to the admiration of the Plain People, who when told that is a great German poem by Goethe remark:

"Is it not like the Gaelic? Terrible gutteral languages, both."
 

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Fourth Reich? Eh? Ya mad hatter
 

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When the UK leave the European Unio,n English will no longer be a first language of any EU Nation. Ireland's first language is Gaeilge. The Fourth Reich can emerge further, in an EU without the UK. There would be no reason to give any prominence to a language of a Nation that abandoned the EU.

Further integration in the EU project is likely to accelerate once the chief Euroskeptics have left.

An EU intent on ever closer union towards "Ein Folk", Ein Euro" can hardly continue to encourage minority languages such as Gaeilge. If we look to further integration in Europe then it is logical to look to greater use of their languages if we are to look less to the UK as Phil Hogan urges, and embrace the language of the growing dominating influence in Europe the Germans.

The coming generations of Irish Children can get a leg up by early immersion in the German Language in Deutsch Schools which would logically replace Gaelscoils which would be discouraged by the Germans just as the English discourages the Gaeilge near 200 years ago.
Go on ya mad thing!
 

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When the UK leave the European Unio,n English will no longer be a first language of any EU Nation. Ireland's first language is Gaeilge. The Fourth Reich can emerge further, in an EU without the UK. There would be no reason to give any prominence to a language of a Nation that abandoned the EU.

Further integration in the EU project is likely to accelerate once the chief Euroskeptics have left.

An EU intent on ever closer union towards "Ein Folk", Ein Euro" can hardly continue to encourage minority languages such as Gaeilge. If we look to further integration in Europe then it is logical to look to greater use of their languages if we are to look less to the UK as Phil Hogan urges, and embrace the language of the growing dominating influence in Europe the Germans.

The coming generations of Irish Children can get a leg up by early immersion in the German Language in Deutsch Schools which would logically replace Gaelscoils which would be discouraged by the Germans just as the English discourages the Gaeilge near 200 years ago.
I think you greatly overestimate the ability of Irish people to master languages. After 14 years of immersion they'll emerge blinking into the labour market, unable to string a sentence together and complaining about the syllabus and the standard of teaching.
 

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I like German schools. They're aryan spacious.
 

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I think you greatly overestimate the ability of Irish people to master languages. After 14 years of immersion they'll emerge blinking into the labour market, unable to string a sentence together and complaining about the syllabus and the standard of teaching.
... and therapy FFS - is Aul Peig Sayers so quickly forgotten?

In relation to linguistic abilities I know lots of Irish people who speak multiple foreign languages.
 

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They already have a pilot scheme up and running in Oireland.

A very European education


St. Kilian's German School, Dublin


Unusual characteristics
All of this years transition year students use a laptop in class, which they will carry with them through to Leaving Cert.
The German Ministry of Education funds the schools German teachers who are all native Germans.
 

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When the UK leave the European Unio,n English will no longer be a first language of any EU Nation. Ireland's first language is Gaeilge. The Fourth Reich can emerge further, in an EU without the UK. There would be no reason to give any prominence to a language of a Nation that abandoned the EU.

Further integration in the EU project is likely to accelerate once the chief Euroskeptics have left.

An EU intent on ever closer union towards "Ein Folk", Ein Euro" can hardly continue to encourage minority languages such as Gaeilge. If we look to further integration in Europe then it is logical to look to greater use of their languages if we are to look less to the UK as Phil Hogan urges, and embrace the language of the growing dominating influence in Europe the Germans.

The coming generations of Irish Children can get a leg up by early immersion in the German Language in Deutsch Schools which would logically replace Gaelscoils which would be discouraged by the Germans just as the English discourages the Gaeilge near 200 years ago.
No.

The Gaelscoileanna came about through people power and not from the feckless no nothing elites who run the joint.

But German 'Gaelscoileanna' would be a welcome development.
 

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German will never be an international language.

Too few speak it globally.
German would be the best fit for a Fourth Reich. Ein Reich, Ein Euro, Ein Sprache, Ein Volk.
 

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German will never be an international language.

Too few speak it globally.
Also, Germans don't want to speak it to you. They are very competitive people and prefer to speak English to you to show you how "gebildet" they are.
 

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A know a few Swiss feckers who speak multiple native languages.
Many of our new immigrant friends from east Europe speak several languages without a problem.
 


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