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Saturday 23 August 2014

Céad míle fáilte for new Irish language commissioner

Published 13/03/2014 | 02:30

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Roisin O Domhnaill, Ronan O Domhnaill, President Michael D. Higgins, Maeve O Domhnaill and Irene Ni Nuallain.

THERE was a céad míle fáilte for Rónán ó Domhnaill at Áras an Uachtaráin where he was appointed as the new Irish language commissioner.

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President Michael D Higgins signed the warrant of appointment at the Áras at a ceremony which was attended by family members.

Connemara-native Mr ó Domhnaill (38) is well known for his work as a political correspondent with Nuacht RTé and TG4.

His wife, Irene Ní Nualláin, who is a reporter with TG4 nuacht, and the couple's two daughters Róisín (2) and Maeve (1) attended the ceremony where the new commissioner was presented with his seal of office, alongside the Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley.

Irish Independent

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