The Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga began investigations in 2007. Summaries of the investigations from 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 are available here. The 2016 investigations will be provided when the annual report for 2016 is published.
An investigation may be initiated if a provision of any of the following is considered to have been or is being contravened:
- Official Languages Act 2003,
- Regulations in force under that Act,
- Language scheme confirmed under that Act, or
- Any other enactments relating to the status or use of Irish.