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‘Transparency’ concerns as Irish and Ulster Scots translation system for MLAs hits bump on first day

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The new translation system allows for simultaneous translations of Irish and Ulster Scots in the chamber. Credit: PA

The new translation system allows for simultaneous translations of Irish and Ulster Scots in the chamber. Credit: PA

The new translation system allows for simultaneous translations of Irish and Ulster Scots in the chamber. Credit: PA

Concerns have been raised over “transparency” issues regarding Irish and Ulster Scots translations in the Assembly chamber.

Under a new system, those who wish to speak in Irish or Ulster Scots in the chamber will have their contributions simultaneously translated into English for other members to listen to via headphones.


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