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

One Direction’s Niall Horan (2nd right) meets Queen Elizabeth of Britain at a reception for the Irish community at Buckingham Palace, London. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Three years ago, a photograph of a Cork fishmonger, Pat O’Connell and Queen Elizabeth II, both beaming with laughter, became the image of her S(...)

Screengrab of the Minister of State at the Department of the Gaeltacht Dinny McGinley at the Oireachtas sub-committee on the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language this afternoon.

The Government is planning to row back on provisions in legislation guaranteeing Irish speakers equal access to State services, according to a (...)

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(...)

William O Flaherty, Palmerstown, Dublin pictured during the Dublin Toy & Train Fair in 2002. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Careers Zoo Record numbers are expected to attend the Career Zoo, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 10am to 5pm tomorro(...)

Aodhan Ó Dea, from Conradh na Gaeilge, with Transition Year students at an Irish language workshop in Loreto Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

In a chilly hall in Loreto Bray, Co Wicklow, a group of Transition Year students are arguing about whether learning Chinese would be a better option (...)

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(...)

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(...)

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