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The Irish Language & The Irish People

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Report on the Attitudes towards, competence in and use of the Irish language in the Republic of Ireland in 2007-2008.
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Mayo Local Authorities' Language Scheme

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Under Section 11 of the Official Languages Act 2003, Mayo County Council, Ballina Town Council, Castlebar Town Council and Westport Town Council prepared this Scheme. The Scheme specifies which services Mayo Local Authorities propose to provide through:- • the medium of Irish, • the medium of English, and • the medium of both Irish and English. It also provides a timeframe for the provision of services in Irish which are not currently available through the medium of Irish.
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Overview of the Official Languages Act 2003

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The Official Languages Act 2003 was signed into law on 14 July 2003. The Act is the first piece of legislation to provide a statutory framework for the delivery of public services through the Irish Language.
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Official Languages Act 2003 - Guidebook

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This Guidebook is published by the Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga to assist the public regarding their language rights and to provide advice to public bodies regarding their duties under the Official Languages Act.
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20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030

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Despite centuries of language shift from Irish to English, the Irish language continues to survive as a living community language in some traditional Gaeltacht heartlands and it is also in use on a daily basis by many people outside the Gaeltacht. The future of the language depends on people who make a positive choice to embrace the opportunities that this Strategy will create. This is the challenge for all of us.
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