Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Ó Cúiv Defendas Tradukojn

…de Raidió Teilifís Éireann:

The Minister for Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs has defended the obligation to translate official documents into Irish.

Speaking through English in the Dáil, Éamon Ó Cuív stressed that he advocates that such documents be made available on CD or on the internet rather than hard copy.

He added that there are constitutional obligations to Irish as the first official language.

Fine Gael's Michael Ring said €1.8 million was spent on translation by State and local authorities last year, and €6 million was spent over the last six years….

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