In a week where the compulsory studying of Irish for the Leaving Certificate is under threat, asylum seekers in Miltown Malbay have inquired about the prospect of being taught the language in Co Clare.
Miltown Malbay locals and some of it’s newest residents, recently arrived asylum seekers met on Tuesday morning. Facilitated by Clare Public Participation Network (PPN), the asylum seekers used the gathering to express their “huge interest” in learning about the history of Ireland, the language their willingness to volunteer in various groups. To complete their hopes of learning some of the language, they will require a teacher.
Subsequent to the meeting, Clare PPN have issued an appeal for a number of items including guitars, guitar teachers, musical instruments, an individual capable of teaching the Irish language, table tennis equipment, a basketball, art supplies and personnel to break down the history of Ireland in sections for easy learning.
Clare PPN can be contacted on 087-161-7375 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org for individuals who may be able to assist the Direct Provision residents.
4. We hope to have a coffee morning soon and invite everyone in the town to come together and also to take part in a joint day-trip/mystery tour.
— ClarePPN (@clare_ppn) July 30, 2019