The Oireachtas committee on the Irish language has recommended greater use of the Irish language in the Dáil and Seanad.

Fianna Fáil TD and former Minister for the Gaeltacht Denis Gallagher says there are plans to provide facilities for TDs and Senators to improve their Irish language skills. 

It would be great help if we had greater fluency.

He feels and that specific roles within the Dáil and the Seanad require different levels of fluency of Irish.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 24 April 1986.