What Bank of Ireland’s English-only ATMs tells us about the Irish language

“Irish is dying, not because people can’t speak it, not because people don’t want it, but because it is easy to abuse”

Bank of Ireland’s removal of the Irish language option in new LATMs (lodgement ATMs) has been popularly condemned by the Irish public. Bank of Ireland (BOI) discontinued the service as less than 1% of people were choosing to conduct their