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#Seán Ó Cuirreáin

# sean-o-cuirreain - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ó Cuirreáin has formally stepped down as Irish Language Commissioner

RTÉ journalist Rónán Ó Domhnaill will take on the role from tomorrow.

# sean-o-cuirreain - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

An RTÉ journalist has been chosen as Language Commissioner after 21 applied

An Coimisinéir Teanga acts as ombudsman service to monitor the compliance of state services in the Irish language.

# sean-o-cuirreain - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Drop Irish or go full native – it's time to decide

The Irish language is either a waste of scarce public money, or it is a national treasure that we must make it our mission to revive into daily use. Either way, it’s time to get off the fence.

# sean-o-cuirreain - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Language Commissioner faces questions over 'backwards' year for Irish language

Seán Ó Cuirreáin will meet with the Public Service Oversight and Petitions later today to discuss his Office’s annual report.

# sean-o-cuirreain - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Gardaí examine practices after complaint about use of Irish language

An absence of staff with competence in both official languages of the State is one of the main factors restricting state bodies in their delivery of services to the public in Irish, according to a report.

# sean-o-cuirreain - Friday 6 January, 2012

Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner

In a letter to the Irish Times, 33 people say they “expect” the government not to merge the commissioner with the Ombudsman.