Irish republic relaxes rules

16th January 2004 at 00:00
Northern Ireland teachers may soon find it easier to work in the Irish republic. The Dublin government is to help them pass the Irish (Gaelic) language exam needed to take up posts, giving them a textbook tailored to the content of the exam as well as free tuition. The five-year deadline for passing the exam may also be extended.

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