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Official Languages Act 2003
Preparation of a draft scheme by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection invites interested parties to provide written submissions on how a better service through Irish might be provided to customers.

This is pursuant to the drafting of an Irish Language Scheme in accordance with the Official Languages Act 2003 (Section 11). The primary objective of the Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish.

You can make a submission:

  • by email: gaeilge@welfare.ie
  • or
  • by post:
    Geraldine Withero
    Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    Oisín House
    212-213 Pearse Street
    Dublin 2

The closing date for receipt of submissions is 5 p.m. on Friday, 22nd November 2013.

Information on services provided by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is available on www.welfare.ie.

Last modified:22/10/2013