Dennis a d'fhiafraigh:
> What is your opinion of the theory, or theories, that even at the time
> the glosses were being written, people were actually speaking an Irish
> that was much more like Middle Irish or even Early Modern Irish?
To be honest I haven't got an opinion about that. But that at least in
the later part of the Old Irish and the Middle Irish period there was a
diglossia is hinted at by the rapid breakdown of the old literary
standard during the Middle Irish times.