Gaelic-speaking Irish in Ireland


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

No profile text currently available. Profile suggestions welcome.

Joshua Project suggests the following outline:

  • Introduction / History
  • Where are they located?
  • What are their lives like?
  • What are their beliefs?
  • What are their needs?
  • Prayer Items

Submit a profile

Scripture Prayers for the Irish, Gaelic-speaking in Ireland.


People Name General Irish, Gaelic-speaking
People Name in Country Irish, Gaelic-speaking
Natural Name Gaelic-speaking Irish
World Population 250,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Irish Gaelic
People ID 12254
ROP3 Code 104066
Country Ireland
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, part of Mayo, Meath, and Waterford counties. Western isles northwest and southwest coasts.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Ireland
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, part of Mayo, Meath, and Waterford counties. Western isles northwest and southwest coasts..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

No people group map currently available. Use the above button to submit a map.


Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Irish (176,000 speakers)
Language Code gle   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Irish (176,000 speakers)
Language Code gle   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Irish

Primary Language:  Irish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1913-1976)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1602-1951)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1690-1981)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Virtual Storehouse
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Irish
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: BFBS 1817 Irish Bedell Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Irish Gaelic Bible 1981
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Irsih Ó Cuinn Version: Gospel of Luke
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.80 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
4.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.5 %
Independent
1.0 %
Orthodox
1.0 %
Other Christian
6.0 %
Protestant
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
90.5 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

Avatar

Welcome. I’m a virtual assistant and will try to answer questions about Joshua Project, unreached people groups, the Great Commission and more. How can I help you?

For further help try our FAQ, Definitions or Contact Us pages.