Excuse my choice of language - or learn it

IN answer to Beth Sherrard (‘Lost in Translation,’ Irish Examiner letters, June 23), I wrote my letter in English (‘Hold the front page for little more Irish,’, June 17) because I felt it had a greater chance of being published.

Maybe, as an Irish speaker, she was surprised I did not respond to Harry McGee’s article in Irish as well. Má’s fíor é sin, ta brón orm. Or maybe, as a non-Irish speaker, she felt rejected that she did not understand the article in Irish in the first place.

The remedy, of course, is to learn the language.

Darren Mac an Phríora

24 Corrán Chaisleán Cnucha

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Baile Átha Cliath 15

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