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25th April, 2016
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Irish Times reports that the number of students being granted exemptions from studying Irish at second level has climbed dramatically over the past decade.

- Just 7,000 received the exemption in 2004 but this had risen to almost 19,000 by 2014 with most exemptions on the grounds of disability.

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