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# Translation

This week
26th November 2023 - 1st December 2023
Paris metro launches translation app to help tourists ahead of 2024 Olympics
Some 15 million people are expected in Paris and surrounding regions for the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words
It’s easy to lose the wordplay on English words when translating into Irish.
The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star
The calling to travel beyond the Earth owes itself to mythology as well as science, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language
Philippe Leglise-Costa left the talks on Wednesday to show his dissatisfaction with the “linguistic regime”.
It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.
'Emoji translator' is now an actual job title - no, really
“So what do you do?” “I’m an emoji translator.”
'Seán an tSneachta': 12 excellent translations from Game of Thrones as Gaeilge
The first book has just been released in Irish and there is much fun to be found in its pages.
It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
The disputed expense claims date back to 2006 and 2007, when Brian Ó Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council.
Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed
The government has been given until 21 March to translate an almost 12-year-old act into Irish.
Here's why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job
It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.
Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator
Four spoken languages – English, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin – are supported by the service and is available to anyone with Windows 8.1 or above.
Skype's newest feature will translate English-Spanish video chats in real-time
As well as supporting two spoken languages, Skype Translator Preview also supports more than 40 languages on its instant messaging service.
Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!
More than 60,000 words and phrases were translated as the new feature was introduced today.
Here's what happens when you type 'come' into this English-Irish translator
You get a whole lot more from this foclóir.
All 32 counties of Ireland with their literal English translations
Are you from Fort of the Foreigners, or Church of the Toothless One?
Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique
Anywhere else, they just wouldn’t have happened.
Vatican embarrassed over error-filled book suggesting it supports contraception and euthanasia
Translation and interpretation issues plague Vatican-sanctioned catechism book.
I'm a politician, bail me out of here
Government members have been spinning themselves silly to deny a bailout – does a spot of creative translation to cut through the jargon.