Word up: How a Paul Mescal interview helped put Irish back into a leading role

A renewed interest in the language is evident in the many initiatives all over the country – from Irish-speaking artists’ events and LGBT Irish community gatherings to social media content as Gaeilge and Pop Up Gaeltacht pub nights

Paul Mescal at the Baftas: the clips of the actor’s cúpla focail have over two million views. Picture: Getty