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Acht na Gaeilge: Ciall cheannaigh….bought sense better than taught sense

In welcoming the imminent publication of proposals for an Irish Language Act for Northern Ireland, it’s important to remember the old Irish sean-fhocal, Ciall cheannaigh níos fearr ná an dá chiall a mhúintear.  Roughly translated, sense paid for (by bitter experience) is better than two attempts to teach sense. A pre-publication of the proposals – more...
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