Irish language

Local authority breached law by failing to implement language condition on planning permission

Kerry County Council breached planning laws by failing to implement a language condition attached to a planning permission for a housing development in the West Kerry Gaeltacht, An Coimisinéir Teanga has said.

Published 22 May 2020

Bill sets target for one-fifth of public service recruits to be competent in Irish language

A fifth of those recruited to the public service should be competent in the Irish language under a new plan underpinned by legislation.

Published 11 December 2019

Man convicted of possessing explosives fails in appeal centred on his Irish language rights

A man convicted of possessing explosives and making hoax bomb threats has failed in an appeal against his conviction which focused on his Irish language rights during the trial.

Published 29 May 2019