Minister Joe McHugh praised for commitment to Irish language

 

Government Chief Whip Joe Mc Hugh has been praised for his commitment to the Irish language after beginning a period as an Irish teacher in Glencolmcille.
In 2014, Deputy Mc Hugh began learning Irish after he was appointed Junior Gaeltacht. At the time, he was criticised for not being a native speaker, but now he says he has become fluent.
Éamonn Ó Dónaill, from the group Gaelchultúr, says Irish is not being taught properly, and more people should be leading be example:

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