Sunday, August 12, 2012

Fact of the Day: Éire

Ireland's name comes from Éire which is the native word for the country in the Irish language. While English is the dominant language in Ireland, there are still about 2 million Irish speakers in the world.  

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  1. I knew this, I think this is what used to be on their stamps, but I could be wrong.

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  2. one of my fave nations in the world! Suffering made them strong and proud!

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  3. 2 million, that isn't that high really, dying language I suppose.

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  4. When we visited, at time their English sounded like another language...great people, though!

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