Feature Articles

These five articles have been provided to give a taste of the varied history and important contribution made by Rannóg an Aistriúcháin over the years.

History of Rannóg an Aistriúcháin

At the meeting of the first Dáil in the Mansion House in Dublin on January 21st 1919, all the business of the day was carried on through Irish... Read more

Colm Ó Murchú

Colm Ó Murchú was born in the North Strand area of Dublin in 1889. Educated by the Christian Brothers in Westland Row... Read more

The Translation Section and European Treaties

When the treaties of accession to the European Community were being translated in 1972, a team of translators from the Translation Section went to Brussels... Read more

The pioneering role of Rannóg an Aistriúcháin

Following the foundation of the Irish Free State and the establishment of a translation service in the Oireachtas, the need to develop a system of orthography... Read more

Interpretation Service

Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas are entitled to contribute to official debates in either Irish or English. In the year 1972... Read more