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(...)

Irish language commissioner Rónán Ó Domhnaill says his office  has received similar complaints over the years, noting that the fada in a person’s name was an “integral part of that name”

A State agency has been criticised by a variety of public figures, language activists and a Minister for its refusal to properly spell Irish names on(...)