Official Languages Act

Citizens Information Board Irish Language Scheme

The Citizens Information Board has an Irish Language Scheme in accordance with Section 11 of the Official Languages Act 2003. The primary objective of this Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish.

The Scheme contains many initiatives to increase service level provision through Irish. It has been approved by the Minister of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and commenced on 7 July 2008.

Download the Word version of the Scheme (English)Word document icon
Download the Word version of the Scheme (Irish)Word document icon

Further information on the Official Languages Act 2003 is available from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht by email request to

Submissions received

Aighneacht ó Chonradh na Gaeilge Word document icon
National Disability AuthorityWord document icon

A second draft scheme was submitted to the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs in July 2011.

Irish speakers in the Citizens Information Board

In George's Quay House, Dublin 2 (0818 07 9000)

Mary Lyne (MABS Manager)