Irish, Gaelic-Speaking in Canada

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People Name General Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
People Name in Country Irish, Gaelic-Speaking
Population in Canada 7,700
World Population 240,700
Total Countries 4
Indigenous No
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 1  (per
Alternate Names Irish Gaelic
People ID 12254
ROP3 Code 104066

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Primary Language Irish (7,700 speakers)
Language Code gle   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Irish
Primary Language Irish (7,700 speakers)
Language Code gle   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Irish

Primary Language:  Irish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1913-1976)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1602-1951)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1685-1981)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Irish
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
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 1.00 %)
93.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
7.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
0.5 %
2.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
4.5 %
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
92.0 %
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