Ireland

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Official Name
Republic of Ireland, √Čire
Population
4,581,000
National Languages
English
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Deaf Population
214,569
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, 2 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.