Joint Committee on the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands 

The Oireachtas Standing Joint Committee on the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands is dedicated to promoting the use of Irish as a vernacular language in every aspect of Irish life.  It promotes the use of Irish in the community, in the arts, in education, in sport, in business, in the media and in politics.  The Committee is working towards providing a meaningful and visible reality to the Irish language’s status as Ireland’s first official language. 

What's on this week

The next meeting of the Joint Committee on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands will take place at 17:00, 27 June 2017 in Committee Room 4, Leinster House 2000. Discussion on the Oral Examination being an integral part of the Junior Certificate [Department of Education and Skills]

News from the Committee

12 June 17
Irish Language Committee to focus on oral Irish Junior Cert Examination

29 May 17
Irish Language Committee to discuss issues facing Irish language broadcasters

16 May 17
Irish Language Committee continues discussions on the 20 Year Strategy with Minister

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