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Similar numbers speak Irish or Ulster-Scots languages

Similar numbers speak Irish or Ulster-Scots languages | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The proportion of people in Northern Ireland with some knowledge of either the Irish or the Ulster-Scots language is almost the same.

That is according to new statistics published by the Department for Communities (DfC).

They suggest that 14% of people had some knowledge of Ulster-Scots, while 15% had some knowledge of Irish.
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Sustrans calls for better walking and cycling infrastructure in Northern Ireland

Sustrans calls for better walking and cycling infrastructure in Northern Ireland | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Sustrans is calling for the Department for Infrastructure to focus more on improving walking and cycling infrastructure in Northern Ireland, following the results of a public satisfaction survey.
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Visits to Northern Ireland museums hold steady but attendance gaps remain | Museums Association

Visits to Northern Ireland museums hold steady but attendance gaps remain | Museums Association | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Visits to museums in Northern Ireland rose slightly in 2017-18, with the latest Continuous Household Survey statistics showing that 49% of the population visited a museum or science centre within the last year.

According to the survey results, which were published last week by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, this was a small increase on the 48% who said they had visited the previous year.     

People aged 35-44 were the most likely to attend, with 61% reporting a visit, while those aged 65 and over were the least likely to visit at 36%.
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