Blog Posts - Cornish Language



Beware the spurious comparison

Recently I was disappointed when a handful of Labour activists in the Duchy took it upon themselves to criticise the very meagre funding given to promote the Cornish language; suggesting that it would be money better spent on BSL. This kind of p...
by The Cornish Republican on Feb 28, 2016

For a BBC KERNOW | Sign the petition today!

To: Department for Culture, Media and Sport Give Cornish language and culture the equal status, recognition, respect and prominence in public service broadcasting that it deserves. We believe the Cornish should have equal status with the ot...
by The Cornish Republican on Dec 28, 2015

Dr Benjamin Zephaniah on Cornish and Welsh

"I am a multiculturalist. In England, on the whole, when we talk about multiculturalism, we tend to talk about black people, Asian people and people who have brought their cultures here, and sometimes we forget that there are local cultures which are...
by The Cornish Republican on Aug 13, 2015

Souper - a short film in Cornish

Souper from Cornwall Filmfestival on Vimeo.
by The Cornish Republican on Oct 11, 2014

Karenza Cornish is for Everyone

Movyans-Skolyow-Meythrin - Working to provide bilingual Cornish/English language educational opportunities for children of nursery school age in Cornwall...
by The Cornish Republican on Aug 30, 2014

Indigenous Tweets: Mapping the Celtic Twittersphere

Indigenous Tweets: Mapping the Celtic TwittersphereRead more here.I must admit that it's sad to see that there are no conversations in either Breton or Cornish between Brittany and Cornwall. ...
by The Cornish Republican on Mar 28, 2014

Gwenno Saunders

Gwenno Saunders: This is Cymru Calling - welshnot: How do you feel about relative lack of attention that Cornish language/culture gets? I speak Cornish most days but I’ve spent very little time there over the years unfortunately so I don’t k...
by The Cornish Republican on Feb 10, 2014

Cornish Language Nursery - Time to put your hands in your pockets!

The Cornish language is part of the Celtic family of languages with close links to Welsh and Breton and more distant links with Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx. Cornish is a revived language that almost disappeared in the 1800’s, but through the ef...
by The Cornish Republican on Oct 12, 2013

Cornish dirt cleaned off for the torch

It seems the repaint of the Land's End visitors centre has cleansed the Cornish out of the picture. The St Pirans flag, Cornish emblem, and the Cornish language for Land's End - Penn-an-wlas - have been removed.  The place is an abominably ta...
by The Cornish Republican on May 20, 2012

Likes and dislikes with Liam and Luke

You can find more form these two on YouTube.
by The Cornish Republican on Mar 3, 2012

Likes and Dislikes with Liam and Luke

You can find more form these two on YouTube.
by The Cornish Republican on Feb 26, 2012


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