EU Parliament Fails In Irish Translation - Violation of Language Statutes Charged

The Irish Independent reports that the Irish language Group, Stadas,  have filed a formal complaint against the European Union Parliament. The complaint states that Parliamant have failed to fully translate its website into Irish and thus "Violates a range of legal rules and principles."   The complaint further alleges that Parliament have failed to make Irish available on it's website in  "an adequate and proportionate way." 

A Dublin based spokesman for the European Union Parliament stated that a shortage of Irish translators has resulted in inadequte staff to perform a full translation.  The Parliament's spokesman acknowledged that the problem had been recognised prior to the complaint being lodged and that corrective action was "underway".