Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Juĝisto per Irlandalingvo?

…de la Irish Independent:

An effort by the Irish language ombudsman to establish if a district judge could speak fluent Irish was blocked by the Government.

An Coimisineir Teanga, Sean O Cuirreain, launched the investigation after a district judge was appointed to a Gaeltacht area of Donegal.

The 1924 Courts of Justice Act states that a judge allocated to a district where the Irish language is in general use must have enough of a grasp of the language so that an interpreter is not required.

Mr O Cuirreain, who yesterday published his fourth annual report since being appointed the Irish Language Commissioner, said he received a complaint by Conradh na Gaeilge following the appointment of the district judge in Donegal...

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