Conradh na Gaeilge encourages Irish speakers to request census form in Irish for Census 2022

The organisation is running an awareness campaign in the south and disseminating information on three ways to obtain a Census form in Irish 

Paula Melvin, President of Conradh na Gaeilge said: 

“The 2022 Census is coming soon and we want the public to be aware that it is possible to get an Irish language form for the census. You can ask the enumerator when they come to the door or if you prefer to request an Irish form in advance you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your home address or Select 'Irish Form required' on the helpdesk at the https://www.google.com/url?q=http://censushelpdesk.cso.ie&source=gmail&ust=1648027169614000&usg=AOvVaw1-Misw1inmXtE7B6WlFmL1">censushelpdesk.cso.ie link.

The Conradh always encourages people to use state services that are available through Irish and this is a great opportunity to do so.”

Aodhán Ó Deá, Deputy Secretary General of Conradh na Gaeilge said: 

“Don't worry if you have already received a form in English. The CSO has informed us that they can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and they can arrange to have the form exchanged for you. We also recommend that you don’t worry about the Irish terminology on the census form, copies of the questions in English are available on the CSO website (or at this link: https://www.google.com/url?q=http://bit.ly/bearla22&source=gmail&ust=1648027169614000&usg=AOvVaw1uExUqdrwFmoiLBwo-JVnR">bit.ly/bearla22) if any term needs to be clarified.”

 

ENDS

 

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Aodhán Ó Deá

Deputy Secretary General of Conradh na Gaeilge

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086 3102691

 

Julian de Spáinn,

General Secretary of Conradh na Gaeilge

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086 8142757



NOTES FOR THE EDITOR:

Conradh na Gaeilge is the democratic forum for the Irish-speaking community. The Conradh has over 180 branches and numerous individual members registered around the world, members that work hard to promote the use of Irish in their own areas. Conradh na Gaeilge’s main aim is to promote the use of Irish as the standard language in Ireland. Conradh na Gaeilge was established by Douglas Hyde, Eoin Mac Néill, and their colleagues on the 31st of July 1893. The organisation runs Irish-language courses; advocates for the language rights of Irish-speakers; raises awareness about the language; hosts the international Irish-language festival Seachtain na Gaeilge; manages the Irish-language information hub PEIG.ie and the Irish-language bookshop An Siopa Leabhar; supports Raidió Rí-Rá; and much more. More information:https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cnag.ie/&source=gmail&ust=1648027169614000&usg=AOvVaw2Ivd-POdw2mvKxkDtSmewR"> www.cnag.ie

Associated Organisations of Conradh na Gaeilge