Gaeilge

Fortnight has a wonderful interview with Irish poet Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill.

One of her more interesting observations is that ‘the shift from Irish to English unleashed madness throughout the population…..the emotions were stuck in Irish and didn’t make it through to English. So their emotions would burst out in a totally inappropriate way over totally inappropriate things.’

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