“Campaigning will continue to achieve an Irish Language Act..”

Previously it was the UK government, in the form of Jonathan Powell, writing speeches for Gerry Adams, now the Sinn Féin president is making statements on behalf of the UK government. As reported here, Gerry Adams has announced that

“The British government has committed to providing an additional £6 million expressly for the Irish Language Broadcast Fund when the current funding runs out next March. This new funding will cover the ILBF for a further two years.”

Still, at least that trip to Downing St was worthwhile.. Let’s hope someone remembers to tell the Northern Ireland Culture Minister.. Adds From the DUP’s Nelson McCausland – “It is hard not to feel a certain sense of pity for Sinn Fein over this issue..”