Arlene Foster: 'No stand-alone Irish language act'



Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has said there will be no free-standing Irish Language act.
She told BBC News NI she wanted to "clarify matters," because some speculation had been "off the mark".
However, Sinn Féin said an Irish Language act is "essential" to any deal that restores the power-sharing executive at Stormont.
It was widely anticipated that the DUP and Sinn Féin were close to ending their 13-month stalemate.
But, despite a visit from Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach (Irish prime minister) Leo Varadkar on Monday, a deal has not... read more

 
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