Irish has been loser in North South clash

Daily Ireland argues that the Irish language has suffered by having had Foras na Gaeilge tied to the ill starred Belfast Agreement, and not least by being twinned with development of Ulster-Scots. It highlights the fact that it has not been in a position to publish an annual report since 1999.

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