The National School System and the Irish Language

in the Nineteenth Century

 

 

Nicholas Wolf

New York University

Source: Fiftieth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1883), H.C.

Sources: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.
L.A. Clarkson, et al., Database of Irish Historical Statistics. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive, November 1997. SN: 3573, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3573-1

Concentration of Irish-Speaking Community, 1851



Rank/County
Percent of All Irish Monoglots in Ireland Resident in County Cumulative Percent Percent of All Irish Speakers in Ireland Resident in County Cumulative Percent
1. Galway 26.0 26.0 19.8 19.8
2. Kerry 15.0 41.0 11.5 31.3
3. Donegal 14.6 55.6 8.0 39.3
4. Mayo 14.6 70.2 15.7 55.0
5. Cork 11.5 81.7 18.7 73.7
6. Clare 7.6 89.3 8.0 81.7
7. Waterford 6.3 95.6 6.5 88.2
8. Sligo 2.4 98.0 2.5 90.7
9. Limerick 1.1 99.1 2.4 93.1

Source: L.A. Clarkson, et al., Database of Irish Historical Statistics. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive, November 1997. SN: 3573, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3573-1

Source: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.

Source: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.

Sources: G. FitzGerald, Irish Primary Education in the Early Nineteenth Century (2013); Reports of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland, 1835-1865, H.C.

Sources: G. FitzGerald, Irish Primary Education in the Early Nineteenth Century (2013); Reports of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland, 1835-1865, H.C.

Sources: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.
L.A. Clarkson, et al., Database of Irish Historical Statistics. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive, November 1997. SN: 3573, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3573-1

Sources: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.
L.A. Clarkson, et al., Database of Irish Historical Statistics. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive, November 1997. SN: 3573, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3573-1

Sources: G. FitzGerald, Irish Primary Education in the Early Nineteenth Century (2013)
L.A. Clarkson, et al., Database of Irish Historical Statistics. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive, November 1997. SN: 3573, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3573-1

Source: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.

Source: Eighteenth Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (for the Year 1851), H.C.

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