It's the permanent juggle of language activism - you have to combine brutal realism with enthusiasm for every single bit of positive news you can get hold of.
Welsh remains in real, present danger - we see it every day, the increasing amount of English in the playground, the continuing changes in population - we've got a huge amount to do if we're genuinely going to build a successfully bilingual country.
At the same time, you can't keep going if you only look at the threats - so the value of every single learner, and the enthusiasm they bring, is enormous.
Breton is in a worse situation than us - but having said that, I've been in really lively Breton-speaking community events, watched children playing in the language, found pubs and shops where Breton is spoken - none of which I've managed to do in Ireland.
We've all got a lot to do. And it's our dearest dream that we'll be able to contribute to that work...