The Millward Brown poll  found that 70 per cent of those surveyed in the South and  54 per cent  in the North favour services in Irish being provided to those who wish to avail of them. Photograph: Getty Images

A majority of citizens surveyed across Ireland favour the provision of State services in Irish for those who wish to choose them, according to the res(...)

Anybody who wishes to engage in Irish with the State or any of its agencies or bodies is entitled to do so

Several Irish-language organisations, led by Conradh na Gaeilge, have organised large rallies, including one in Dublin attended by 10,000 peopl(...)

A section of the crowd at Lá Mór na Gaeilge outside Dáil Éireann on Molesworth Street today. Photograph: Seán Ó Mainnín

Thousands took to the streets of Dublin city centre this afternoon to protest against the treatment by Governments north and south of Irish-lan(...)

Saturday’s meeting was held in Dublin’s Liberty Hall. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A nationwide campaign to address the Government’s failure to provide ongoing support for the Irish language is due to be launched in the coming weeks.(...)

Members of Conradh na Gaeilge and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) wore red tape across their mouths at a protest outside Leinster House today demanding that the Government act on its legal obligations to give Irish language speakers equality in their right to engage with the State through Irish.

The Coalition may have been successful in exiting the economic bailout but it is the worst Government at promoting the Irish language since the founda(...)

 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin recommended discontinuing the bonus points system. Photograph: Eric Luke

A system whereby those completing Civil Service entrance exams in Irish got an extra 6 per cent added to their marks has been abolished by the Governm(...)

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In July 2007, the Harris Report indicated that less than one third of pupils from English-medium schools achieved mastery of the Irish language(...)