Welsh in Ireland





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

The Welsh are a people of Celtic origin having many unique cultural practices, including the carving of 'love spoons' and the playing of the Celtic harp. They are very fond of their national sport -- Rugby football.

Where Are they Located?

Most live in Wales, UK. with a small diaspora in Patagonia, Argentina an other countries.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The lives of the welsh are generally more impoverished than those of their English cousins. However, strong national identity prevents them slipping into destitution.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Once a proud Evangelical nation, they have in recent times lost their faith to the wave of commercialism that has over taken many "Western" countries.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Welsh
People Name in Country Welsh
Population in Ireland 8,900
World Population 1,311,000
Countries 7
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Cymraeg, Kala, Welsh Gypsy
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Anglo-Celt
People Name General Welsh
Ethnic Code CEW18d
People ID 15905

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Welsh (8,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Welsh 8,900

For Main Lanugage: Welsh

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1567-2011)
New Testament Yes   (1567-1936)
Complete Bible Yes   (1588-2004)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Welsh
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: beibl.net
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Revised New Welsh Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Revised Welsh Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: William Morgan Bible
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
58.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
42.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
43.0 %
2.0 %
2.0 %
Other Christian
8.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Photo Source: Amelia Black  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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