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#Irish Language Act

# irish-language-act - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Thousands take part in Belfast march in support of Irish Language Act
# Irish Language Act
# Irish Language Act

Thousands take part in Belfast march in support of Irish Language Act

May 21st 2022, 4:33 PM 32,169 Views 17 Comments

Speakers urged those with “power and influence to end their decades-long obstruction of Irish language rights”.

# irish-language-act - Sunday 27 March, 2022

"Fiuchphota": Pianta fáis na Gaeilge i dTuaisceart na hÉireann
# Tuaisceart Na HÉireann
# Tuaisceart Na HÉireann

"Fiuchphota": Pianta fáis na Gaeilge i dTuaisceart na hÉireann

Mar 27th 2022, 11:00 AM 6,515 Views 2 Comments

“Is iontach a bheith anseo mar chuid de. Is pribhléid é gach lá, cé go bhfuil blianta fada bainte de mo shaol.”

"A boiling pot": Growing pains of the Irish language in Northern Ireland
# Identity
# Identity

"A boiling pot": Growing pains of the Irish language in Northern Ireland

Updated Mar 27th 2022, 11:00 AM 14,776 Views 14 Comments
  • Irish language is growing in popularity in Northern Ireland, especially at primary level and in adult further education
  • Some educationalists face online sectarian campaigns when promoting the language
  • Failure to introduce Irish Language Act creating a political flashpoint

# irish-language-act - Saturday 19 March, 2022

What's behind 'cultural apartheid' claims about Irish-language housing at Queen's University?
# Belfast
# Belfast

What's behind 'cultural apartheid' claims about Irish-language housing at Queen's University?

Mar 19th 2022, 8:00 AM 25,292 Views 21 Comments

All-Irish residential schemes are commonplace in many Irish universities, but a pilot scheme in Queen’s University Belfast has divided opinion.

# irish-language-act - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill

Oct 26th 2021, 5:29 PM 13,403 Views 25 Comments

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said the policy must be delivered upon.

# irish-language-act - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

DUP warns of threat to devolution from Irish language laws intervention
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP warns of threat to devolution from Irish language laws intervention

Jun 16th 2021, 4:33 PM 15,136 Views 35 Comments

Paul Frew’s comments came as Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis faced calls from Sinn Fein to end the impasse.

# irish-language-act - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

British MP uses Irish language in address at UK House of Commons for first time since 1901
# Irish Language Act
# Irish Language Act

British MP uses Irish language in address at UK House of Commons for first time since 1901

Oct 24th 2018, 5:39 PM 137,405 Views 53 Comments

Liz Saville-Roberts spoke as Gaeilge as she urged Karen Bradley to implement an Irish Language Act in Northern Ireland.

# irish-language-act - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language
# Acht Na Gaeilge
# Acht Na Gaeilge

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

Feb 21st 2018, 10:21 PM 44,753 Views 63 Comments

The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont.

# irish-language-act - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Explainer: What is the Irish Language Act and why is it causing political deadlock in Northern Ireland?
# Collapsed Talks
# Collapsed Talks

Explainer: What is the Irish Language Act and why is it causing political deadlock in Northern Ireland?

Feb 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 69,726 Views 80 Comments

Arlene Foster says that government formation talks have stalled because of the Irish language issue.

The DUP party has collapsed power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin says
# Arlene Says No
# Arlene Says No

The DUP party has collapsed power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin says

Feb 14th 2018, 6:45 PM 40,652 Views 261 Comments

Sinn Féin says a deal was in place but the DUP has not followed through.

# irish-language-act - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says
# Roadblock
# Roadblock

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

Feb 13th 2018, 8:03 PM 19,891 Views 139 Comments

Yesterday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there is a “basis for an agreement” at Stormont and the Executive could be running soon.

# irish-language-act - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Adams says young people will be radicalised by the DUP’s refusal to embrace their rights
# At Odds
# At Odds

Adams says young people will be radicalised by the DUP’s refusal to embrace their rights

Aug 31st 2017, 9:39 AM 8,757 Views 134 Comments

Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Ireland Assembly has remained empty since January.

# irish-language-act - Sunday 30 July, 2017

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

Jul 30th 2017, 5:00 PM 22,565 Views 90 Comments

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

# irish-language-act - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Explainer: Why the DUP and Sinn Féin can't reach a deal on power-sharing in the North
# Speak Same Language
# Speak Same Language

Explainer: Why the DUP and Sinn Féin can't reach a deal on power-sharing in the North

Jul 4th 2017, 5:29 PM 19,514 Views 137 Comments

Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Irish Assembly will lie empty until autumn at the earliest.

# irish-language-act - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

DUP websites hacked by Irish language prankster
# DUP
# DUP

DUP websites hacked by Irish language prankster

Jan 12th 2011, 9:13 PM 3,966 Views 1 Comment

The main website of the Democratic Unionist Party – and the websites of two of its leaders – are hacked and taken offline.