Meet the streamers keeping the Irish language alive on Twitch | Rock Paper Shotgun

jpg Meet the streamers keeping the Irish language alive on Twitch | Rock Paper Shotgun“Tá me just ag smaoineamh: Cad a dhéanfaidh mé leis Miú? Tá Miú leibhéal a dó dhéag anois…”

There’s something wonderfully jarring about hearing the sentence “I’m just thinking: What will I do with Mew? Mew’s level twelve now” spoken in fluent Irish, or a few bars of House of Pain rapped as Gaeilge (in Irish) over a Pokémon livestream. This is the Twitch channel of Úna-Minh Kavanagh, who streams under the handle “Yunitex”, one of the only places you can watch video games being played in Irish.

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