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Na Gaeil · Na Gàidheil · Ny Gaeil
Areas which were culturally Gaelic
Total population
c. 1.9 million (linguistic)
Regions with significant populations
 Ireland1,770,000 (linguistic)
 United Kingdom122,518 (linguistic)
 United States27,475 (linguistic)
 Canada9,000 (linguistic)
 Australia2,717 (linguistic)
 New Zealand670 (linguistic)
Gaelic languages
also non-Gaelic English and Scots
Historically Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Celtic people

The Gaels are an ethnic group who are native to Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man in northwestern Europe. Gaelic languages are spoken by the Gaels, including Irish, Manx and Scottish Gaelic.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brown, Daniel Guy (2014). The Highland Clearances and the Politics of Memory (Thesis). Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  2. "The Scottish Highlands in Colonial & Psychodynamic Perspective". www.alastairmcintosh.com. Retrieved 2 July 2017.