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Permanent Irish Language Translators Wanted

Closing Date 4th September

Permanent Irish Language Translators Wanted

Calling all Irish speakers!

The EU institutions are looking to recruit 72 permanent Irish language translators for locations in Brussels and Luxembourg. Applications are being accepted until the 4th September.

The Journal.ie reported that Minister of State for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, Joe McHugh, spoke at a launch event at Chester Beatty Library about the campaign.

Minister McHugh said that “the translation services have a key role to play in strengthening communications and improving the level of understanding amongst our citizens about the EU’s role in our daily lives”. He also stated that these roles are an "excellent opportunity".  

Click here for full details and watch our video below to see what it's like working as an Irish langauage translator.




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