Is there an educational advantage to speaking Irish? An investigation of the relationship between education and ability to speak Irish

@inproceedings{Watson2009IsTA,
  title={Is there an educational advantage to speaking Irish? An investigation of the relationship between education and ability to speak Irish},
  author={Iarfhlaith Watson and M{\'a}ire Nic Ghiolla Ph{\'a}draig},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract In this article new findings are outlined that show a relationship between ability to speak Irish and level of education. The authors' statistical analysis of International Social Survey Programme data from a survey in 2003 on national identity reveals that Irish speakers have been more likely than non Irish speakers to attend university (or equivalent). This likelihood is strongest amongst people who were born in the 1950s and 1960s, and more particularly amongst women rather than men… Expand

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