Debate on Irish language

MID Ulster Irish speakers will get the chance to have their say on important matters for the language when POBAL, the umbrella organisation for the Irish speaking community, organises a special public meeting in The Cookstown Library, Burn Road, Cookstown on Monday 12 March at 7 pm.

Janet Muller, CEO of POBAL said: “This is one of a series of meetings being organised by POBAL to consult with the community on updated proposals for the Irish language Act , and also to present the proposals of our Working Group on a Strategic Framework for the language. The meetings are bilingual and everyone is welcome.

“It gives people the chance to discuss the draft proposals for the updated Irish Language Act and the Strategic Framework for Irish. All the documentation will be available on the night, but it can also be found beforehand on our website at”

The meetings are held bilingually and everyone is welcome to attend.