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Official Languages Act

The University of Limerick operates primarily through the medium of the English language. However, the University has made significant developments over the duration of two Schemes (2006-2009) and (2009-2012) in its provision of Irish medium and bilingual services.

Procedures

Other useful documents

General Services

  • An Irish version of the UL Website is available with all top level pages translated
  • The UL Profile document is available bilingually on the President's website
  • A list of UL staff who are willing to act as spokespeople through the medium of Irish was issued to the Irish media and is available through Corporate Affairs
  • Staff members in targeted areas are available to interact with customers in Irish
  • An Irish version of the Campus Map is available on the UL website
  • All UL tender notices published on www.etenders.gov.ie are available in Irish
  • Voicemail messages are recorded bilingually in targeted offices
  • HR job application forms together with standard response letters are available in Irish from the HR office and the Recruitment Pack is available in Irish

 Staff Education and Development

  • A comprehensive range of Irish language education programmes are available for staff during working hours, promoted by the Staff Education and Development Unit and Aonad na Gaeilge
  • A language awareness presentation has been incorporated into the Induction Programme offered to all new staff and faculty
  • A language awareness programme, Gnéithe den Fheasacht Teanga has been designed. This has been incorporated as module GA3034 in the UL Teastas/Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge

Student Documentation

  • A range of forms are available bilingually on the web and from Student Academic Administration, Admissions and Fees in hard copy

 Useful links

http://www.coimisineir.ie/

Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla 2003

Official Languages Act 2003 [English version]

President's Report to Governing Authorit...

April Report now available*

Governing Authority Reports

February Report now available*