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Varieties of Irish indigenous to the territory of Northern Ireland finally became extinct as spoken languages when the last native speaker of Rathlin Irish died in 1985.Most Irish speakers in Northern Ireland today speak the Donegal dialect of Ulster Irish.Raidió Failte 107.1fm a community Irish language station broadcasts 24 hours per day seven days per week in Belfast.They broadcast a selection of programmes; music, chat, news, current affairs, sports, arts, literature, environmental and community issues.The "Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998" states: "It shall be the duty of the Department (of Education) to encourage and facilitate the development of Irish-medium education."It has been claimed that s and to counter the growing support for Sinn Féin which was popularising the Irish language, or according to others hyjacking the language movement.According to the 2001 Census, 167,487 people (10.4% of the population) had "some knowledge of Irish" - of whom 154,622 were s".However, a significant minority, mostly Catholics, were nationalists who wanted a united Ireland independent of British rule.
Most of these were the Protestant descendants of colonists from Great Britain.
Prominent artists and sportspeople from Northern Ireland include Van Morrison, Rory Mc Ilroy, Joey Dunlop, Wayne Mc Cullough and George Best.
Some people from Northern Ireland prefer to identify as Irish (e.g., poet Seamus Heaney and actor Liam Neeson) while others prefer to identify as British (e.g. Cultural links between Northern Ireland, the rest of Ireland, and the rest of the UK are complex, with Northern Ireland sharing both the culture of Ireland and the culture of the United Kingdom.
The , a community radio station based in West Belfast.
The new service covers the Greater Belfast area and started broadcasting from October 2006.
constituting about 30% of the island's total population and about 3% of the UK's population.