Irish is a Goidelic language which comes from the famous island which contains the two countries of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. With just over a million native speakers it is not a language you are likely to hear often outside Ireland. The language itself utilizes gender (masculine and feminine) and cases but also has a sentence structure which is unusual, in that the verb comes first in the sentence followed by the subject and then the object. If you have Irish ancestry this could be a very rewarding language to learn and use on your next trip to the Irish island.
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Won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature
Probably one of the most famous bands ever and they are still rocking.
Movie star in too many films to list but became very mainstream once he started playing James Bond.
C. S. Lewis
Famous for writing The Chronicles of Narnia, although he also wrote extensively about Christianity.
This Irish band sold over 40 million records and was very popular in the 1990s.
Famous for writing Ulysses and Dubliners amongst others.
W. B. Yeats
Won the 1923 Nobel Prize in Literature