Irish, Gaelic-Speaking in Ireland





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
People Name in Country Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
Population in Ireland 71,000
World Population 140,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Irish Gaelic
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Anglo-Celt
People Name General Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
Ethnic Code CEW18b
People ID 12254
Country Ireland
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western isles northwest and southwest coasts; Galway, part of Mayo, Kerry, Donegal, Meath, Cork, Waterford, Scotland (Albain), Isle of Mann.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Irish (71,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Irish 71,000

For Main Lanugage: Irish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1913-1976)
New Testament Yes   (1602-1951)
Complete Bible Yes   (1685-1981)
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: BFBS 1817 Irish Bedell Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Irish Gaelic Bible 1981
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Irsih Ó Cuinn Version: Gospel of Luke
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.80 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
4.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.5 %
1.0 %
1.0 %
Other Christian
6.0 %
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
90.5 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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