Ireland

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Official Name
√Čire
Population
4,588,000
Principal Languages
English, Irish
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Lithuanian (31,600)
Deaf Population
215,000
Deaf Institutions
36
General References
McCrum, Cran, and MacNeil 1986; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Ireland is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, and 2 are vigorous.