Campaigners for a united Ireland have called on the Government to prepare the ground for a Border poll in the coming years in the wake of the new survey

Campaigners for a united Ireland have called on the Government to prepare the ground for a Border poll in the coming years in the wake of a new survey(...)

Ciarán Ó Cofaigh: ‘You often hear of the right to defend your good name – I don’t even have a right to a name’

Irish people don’t have an “absolute right” to have their names spelt correctly, the State data watchdog has ruled. A television producer being treat(...)

“Only 0.7 per cent of programmes broadcast on RTÉ television are classified as Irish language programmes. Or, in other words, approximately 99 per cent	of programmes are in English only,” an Coimisinéir Teanga Rónán Ó Domhnaill has found.

The amount of Irish language programming on RTÉ is “seriously deficient” and is in breach of the Broadcasting Act, an Coimisinéir Teanga Rónán Ó Domhn(...)

Irish-medium schools account for 4.5 per cent of primary schools in the State, though research by the ESRI indicates the level of demand is about 23 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The main management body for Irish-speaking schools is considering legal action against the Department of Education on the basis that parents are bein(...)

An Coimisinéir Teanga, Rónán Ó Domhnaill, at the launch of Annual Report 2017 in Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin. From left: Caoimhín Ó hEadhra, An Foras Patrúnachta, Bláthnaid Ní Ghreacháin, príomhfheidhmeanach Gaeloideachas and Prof. Teresa O’Doherty, president Marino Institute of Education. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A decision by the Department of Education to revise how the school patronage process operates has been welcomed by an Coimisinéir Teanga (Irish langua(...)

 Minister for Education Richard Bruton, TD announcing reform of school admissions, at Government Buildings, last month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Department of Education has confirmed it is to recommend that a new primary school to open in September 2019 to serve the Drumcondra, Marino and D(...)

Irish-medium schools tend to be oversubscribed and students often end up having to travel greater distances to schools located in other districts or are forced to attend English-medium schools when the option of Irish-medium education is not available to them. Above: Schoolchildren from Gaelscoil Chnoc Liamhna during a protest outside Leinster House in 2017. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

One of the biggest impediments to the establishment of Irish-medium schools is set to be removed following an investigation into the school patronage(...)

An investigation found that the National University of Ireland, Maynooth had breached statutory language obligations by displaying the name of the public body in English only, along with the University’s crest, on its headed stationery.

The highest number of complaints made to An Coimisinéir Teanga (the Irish Language Commissioner) since the office was established in 2004 was received(...)

Letter in the post: the Department of Education has been criticised for the flawed Irish in a letter it sent to a retired teacher.

The Department of Education has been criticised for the poor standard of Irish contained in a letter it sent to a retired teacher regarding pension is(...)

Imprisonment for a knife attack did not depart enough from the norm to render the sentence unduly lenient. DPP vs Howe, IECA 43 (Court of Appeal, Hoga(...)

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