I also wonder do they have translators in the assembly, not just to translate for those MLA's who speak Irish but if Anna Lo starts to speak Chinese what happens then. When we have Polish or Portuguese elected as MLA's and they decide to speak their native tongue?
An Ulster Unionist assembly member has said he is tired of listening to Stormont ministers speaking in Irish.
David McNarry has tabled a motion for debate seeking to have the practice stopped.
Mr McNarry said there was plenty of recognition already for the language and is also opposing proposed legislation for an Irish Language Act.Caral Ni Chuillin said Sinn Fein would vigorously oppose the motion which she described as "unacceptable".
Do they speak Irish in the Dáil?
A recent news story has led me to ask 'Do they speak Irish in the Dáil?'
by David Todd at 10:54 am