Written Answers. - Status of Irish Language.

Mary Harney

Question:

107 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht the steps, if any, he proposes to take to ensure that the Irish language is given working status in the European Union; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8618/96]

Dírim aird an Teachta ar an tagairt do chóras na dteangacha san Aontas Eorpach sa Pháipéar Bán um Bheartas Eachtrach a foilsíodh le déanaí — mír 3.209 (leathanach 14). Is faoi réir sin a ghlacfar le deis oiriúnach chun stádas na Gaeilge a chur chun cinn san Aontas Eorpach.