Irish Language Committee to focus on oral Irish Junior Cert Examination

The Committee on the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands will focus on the oral Irish Junior Certificate examination at its meeting tomorrow, Tuesday 13 June 2017.

Chairperson of the Committee Catherine Connolly TD: “Tomorrow, the Committee will meet with Máire Clár Nic Mhathúna Uasal, Príomhoide of Coláiste Phobail Cholmcille to discuss the oral Irish examination for students as part of the Junior Certificate. We are looking forward to discussing this important issue at our meeting.”

This meeting will take place in Committee Room 4 at 5pm tomorrow, Tuesday, 13 June 2017.

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Committee Membership


Catherine Connolly (Chair) Independent
Pat the Cope Gallagher    Fianna Fáil
Brendan Griffin    Fine Gael
Andrias Moynihan    Fianna Fáil
Fergus O’Dowd    Fine Gael
Bríd Smith     People Before Profit
Peadar Tóibín    Sinn Féin


Rónán Mullen    Independent
Trevor Ó Clochartaigh    Sinn Féin
Brian Ó Domhnaill    Fianna Fáil
Joe O’Reilly    Fine Gael