Tough times for Irish language broadcasting
The Irish language may have come into vogue but broadcasting as Gaeilge continues to struggle, writes Laura Noonan.
Not that long ago, the Irish language seemed doomed to an eternal association with Aran jumpers, ceili dances and all things uncool. In less than a decade, that perception has been shattered, as Irish has been embraced by the middle classes from Dublin 4 and further afield.
With Irish becoming associated with an increasingly affluent group of people, the opportunities in Irish language broadcasting should be expanding rapidly. But are they?
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