Public opposition to the Government’s plan to merge the office of An Coimisinéir Teanga (Irish Language Commissioner) with that of the Ombudsma(...)

Newly appointed Coimisinéir Teanga Rónán Ó Domhnaill (left) at an event in Áras an Uachtaráin last week to honour former Coimisinéir, Seán Ó Cuirreáin (right). Mr Ó Domhnaill  today thanked his predecessor, saying he has been “a great source of encouragement”.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins today appointed former TG4 journalist Rónán Ó Domhnaill as the new Coimisinéir Teanga. Mr Ó Domhnaill (38) w(...)

President Michael D Higgins  and  former coimisinéir teanga Seán O’Cuirreáin at yesterday’s reception at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

President Michael D Higgins has expressed his dismay and concern at the State’s failure to provide services in Irish for Irish(...)

Seán Ó Cuirreáin told the Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions on Wednesday that the Irish language is being marginalised by the current system of public administration.

The decision by Seán Ó Cuirreáin to resign his position as Coimisinéir Teanga this week points to an emerging crisis in the Irish-speaking and Gaeltac(...)

Seán Ó Cuirreáin: ’Requiring the people of the Gaeltacht to conduct their business in English with state agencies flies in the face of any policy which suggests that the survival of the Gaeltacht is on the State’s agenda’

An Coimisinéir Teanga Seán Ó Cuirreáin has announced his intention to step down following the failure by Government to implement legislation design(...)

Protesters opposing the septic tank charges in a rally last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There’s a seanfhocail or Irish proverb that says wealth or money makes friendship. Howe(...)

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