- Jan 14, 2016
- By the Gulag wall.
The leader of the National Party, Justin Barrett, has defended his and his party’s right to attend public meetings to discuss the re-location of asylum seekers. In the wake of high-profile campaigns, and public events in Ballinamore, Rooskey, Oughterard and Achill Island, Mr Barrett insists he...www.oceanfm.ie
A standard answer to that question about how long does it take a family to become Irish would be that where the foreign population remains a low % of the total they can assimilate quickly - but where we have a situation like now, where 20% of the population is non-Irish, there's no need or even opportunity for assimilation. We have Polish people living in Ireland for over ten years who still can't speak English. It gets worse among Asians. Nigerians can already speak English, but some African groups here don't bother with English at all - and they don't need to. They get all their TV programs from home via satellite.