Can People From Northern Ireland speak Irish?

I spoke to a number of people from Northern Ireland about how the Irish language is treated and viewed in the ‘six counties’.

“I’m embarrassed that I can’t speak it”

In the video below, I spoke to a number of people hailing from Northern Ireland about the modern representation and treatment of the language in Northern Ireland.

WATCH: I spoke to a handful of people from Northern Ireland about their experiences with the language.
“People were a bit odd about me learning Irish — asking “do you want to be a Catholic?”’
“There’s some areas where nobody cares about Irish”
YouTube video ‘Can Irish People Speak Irish’ with 1.5M views

Travel & Lifestyle Content Creator on YouTube, freelance multimedia journalist in Ireland.

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