DRAFT CONSTITUTION OF THE IRISH FREE STATE

SECTION I.—FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

Article 4

From The Irish Constitution Explained by Darrell Figgis 1922

The National language of the Irish Free State/ Saorstat Eireann is the Irish language, but the English language shall be equally recognised as an official language. Nothing in this Article shall prevent special provisions being made by the Parliament/Oireachtas for districts or areas in which only one language is in use.

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