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kerry gaeltachtConradh na Gaeilge is calling for the Official Languages Act to be strengthened following the publication of An Coimisinéir Teanga’s annual report.

According to President of Conradh na Gaeilge Cóilín Ó Cearbhaill (pron: kar-ool) the number of complaints made to the Commissioner’s Office last year was the highest amount since the office’s inception in 2004.

A number of complaints are understood to have originated in the Kerry Gaeltachts of Corca Dhuibhne and Uíbh Rathach.

In the report An Coimisinéir Teanga referred to the lack of jobs that have Irish as a necessary component recognised by Government Departments.