Gaeltacht Corca Dhuibhne

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The Corca Dhuibhne Gaeltacht is located on the western end of the Dingle peninsula in County Kerry. It's a predominantly Irish-speaking area. It stretches from Abhainn an Scail to Dun Chaoin and An Clochan to An Daingean. The villages in the area are Abhainn an Scail, Lios Pol, An Daingean, Ceann Tra, Dun Chaoin, Baile an Fheiriteirigh, Baile na Gall and An Clochan. There are between 6,000-7,000 people living in the region and over 3,000 are Irish speaking.

The national radio station RTE Raidio na Gaeltachta has a regional studio in Baile na Gall.

The following is a list of population statistics for the following Electoral Divisions in the area:

  1. Cill Chuain (438) (79%)
  2. Cill Maoilcheadair (536) (77%)
  3. Dun Urlann (407) (77%)
  4. Marthain (238) (67%)
  5. Dun Chaoin (207) (63%)
  6. Ceann Tra (448) (55%)
  7. An Mhin Aird (373) (43%)
  8. Na Gleannta (1,419) (41%)
  9. Cinn Aird (357) (39%)
  10. Ce Bhreanainn (127) (36%)
  11. An Clochan (258) (32%)
  12. An Daingean (1,593) (24%)
  13. An Baile Dubh (131) (32%)

Gaeltacht Ui Rathach[edit]

This smaller Gaeltacht area in terms of population with only 500 Irish native speakers is located on the Iveragh peninsula south of Dingle.

List of EDs:

  1. Cathair Donall (97) (10%)
  2. Doire Fhionain (151) (13%)
  3. Trian Iarthach (126) (15%)
  4. An tImleach (319) (14%)
  5. An Baile Breac (64) (18%)
  6. Maistir Gaoithe (83) (20%)
  7. Doire Ianna (206) (21%)
  8. Ceannuigh (143) (26%)
  9. Loch Luioch (16) (25%)
  10. Baile an Sceilg (346) (30%)
  11. Toghroinn Fhionain (134) (31%)
  12. Na Beathacha (15) (46%)

See also[edit]

County Galway

County Donegal

County Mayo

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