In 1998 the Irish language received recognition in the North for the first time.
The Good Friday Agreement pledged that the British government should promote the Irish language.
In 2003 the British and Irish governments issued a joint declaration to further commit to promoting the language.
Under the terms of the 2006 St Andrew’s agreement the British government commuted to introduce an Irish Language Act in Northern Ireland.
Twenty years later and this strategy is still unsuccessful and over ten years later and this legislation is still to see the light of day.