Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Mike O’Hara & Carol Steere

…de la Guernsey Press:

A fact-findind mission to the Isle of Man was both inspirational and relevant, two ministers said.

Culture and Leisure minister
Mike O’Hara and Education minister Carol Steere said the trip was to see how the island was keeping its heritage alive and particularly to find out how its almost dead language had been rejuvenated.

The visiting deputies and accompanying officers, learned that around 1,300 children were being taught Manx at school and that number was expected to rise.

‘It was obvious that they were all very proud to be keeping their native language alive,’ said Deputy O’Hara….

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