Irish, Gaelic-Speaking in United States





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People Name General Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
People Name in Country Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
Population in United States 24,000
World Population 141,000
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 United States
Region North America and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Boston, Massachusetts; other states.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Irish (24,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Irish 24,000
For Primary Language: Irish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1913-1976)
New Testament Yes   (1602-1951)
Complete Bible Yes   (1685-1981)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
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 Text / Printed Matter
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Irish Film / Video
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
93.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
7.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
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