Irish Language Development

Irish Language Initiatives

Public libraries provide online language learning resources and eBooks in Irish. They also run children's events and activities through Irish to support and promote the Irish language.

Irish Language Promotion

Local authorities promote the development of the Irish language by organising events and activities in Irish, supporting community groups and people who want to operate through Irish, and support the use of Irish language placenames, signage and culture.

Language Planning Areas Support

Local authorities may support community organisations to develop plans for Language Planning Areas and Irish Language Networks to promote the use of the Irish language in Gaeltacht these areas. Language Planning Areas (within and outside the Gaeltacht) are designated areas in the Gaeltacht.