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ITIA Bulletin 2022/1
  • Members’ Corner: Vera Smyth
  • Court interpreting –  a solicitor’s view
  • ITIA checks recordings of legal interpreting
  • Remote Simultaneous Interpreting (RSI): Reports from the Front Line
ITIA Bulletin 2022/1
  • Members’ Corner: Vera Smith
  • Court interpreting: A solicitor’s view
  • ITIA checks recordings of legal interpreting
  • Remote Simultaneous Interpreting (RSI)
ITIA Bulletin 2021/4
  • Members’ Corner: Annette Schiller
  • Embattled linguists: An interview with Maya Hess
  • ITIA’s new home: A new chapter
  • FIT Europe – 4 years at the helm
ITIA Bulletin 2021/3
  • Corporate Social responsibility
  • Lost for words
  • Lore from our literary colleagues in Germany
  • Leasuithe Ceadaithe do Bhille na dTeangacha Oifigiúla 2003
ITIA Bulletin 2021/2
  • Members’ Corner: Chris Hopley
  • Interpreting Matters
  • Translation Competitions
  • Needs of Children in Direct Provision
ITIA Bulletin 2021/1
  • A translator’s Brexit lament
  • A 21st century career beckons
  • New Register of Irish Sign Language Interpreters
  • Interpreting in Fair City
  • Translators associations Swedish style

Corporate Social responsibility

ITIA Bulletin 2020/4
  • Member’s corner: Lichao Li
  • Interpreting in International Protection
  • Translators and MT – Writing an elegy for a doomed profession?
  • Managing expectations in relation to eTranslation
  • ITIA Translation Competition 2020
  • English language test for interpreters – not fit for purpose
ITIA Bulletin 2020/3
  • Conference interpreters in Ireland: Current status and future developments
  • EU research into working conditions of translators
  • New Request for Tender for Interpreting Services
  • ITIA’s latest membership benefit – mentoring
ITIA Bulletin 2020/2
  • ITIA’s response to Covid-19
  • ITIA Covid-19 Pandemic Survey
  • ‘Oops!’ moments and how to avoid them
  • FIT Europe response to Covid-19
ITIA Bulletin 2020/1
  • Community interpreting in Ireland: An update
  • Member’s corner: Azucena Bermudez
  • Austria’s court interpreters go on strike
  • BDÜ conference
2019/4
  • A translation shared – a translation halved?
  • Lawsuit for possession of Danish author’s diary
  • Rediscovering Ulysses in Irish

2019/3
  • Benefits of volunteering 
  • Solidarity on Line 
  • ITIA rates survey 
  • FIT Europe workshop in Athens
2019/2
  • An Coiste Téarmaíochta world class terminological database 
  • Translating between “small” languages – a personal experience 
  • Members Corner
2019/1
  • Members Corner 
  • Microsoft AI-powered translation tool to be used in House of the Oireachtais 
  • Obituaries
2018/5
  • The story behind the Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation
  • The Association of Catalan Language Writers
  • Obituaries
2018/4
  • Transcreation Workshop with Nina Sattler-Hovdar
  • Nuance-ticklers and word nerds: Celebrating the art of translation
2018/3
  • 1986-2016: How it all began – a brief history of NZSTI by Patrick King
  • CEATL AGM Copenhagen May 2018
  • ASETRAD XV Congress in Zaragoza
  • Status and recognition of legal interpreters and translators (LIT) today
2018/2
  •  Treaty Times Thirty Project
  • CPD Ireland: Transcreation
2018/1
  • Target languages
  • Interview with Bernadette Ferguson
  • ITIA 2018 Kick start
2017/5
  • Members’ Corner – Ken Waide
  • From deaf language brokering to French deaf professional translation
  • New: Snippets
2017/4
  • Members’ Corner – Maire Nic Mhaolain
  • What kind of translator are you? Economic value of book translation
  • Disruption and diversification – XXI FIT Congress
2017/3
  • Members’ Corner – Rachel McNicholl
  • Çevbir – Literature Translators’ Society Turkey
  • CEATL AGM Report
2017/2
  • Members’ Corner – Adam Brożyński
  • Hungary Literary Translators’ Association
  • An Agency’s View – Nova Language Solutions Ltd.
  • EULITA 2017 – General Assembly and pre-conference events
2017/1
  • Members’ Corner – Andrée Loredon
  • CEATL – The Skull Thing
  • An Agency’s View – DCU Language Services
2016/5
  • Members’ Corner – Akagi Koyabashi
  • ARTLIT, Romanian Association of Literary Translators
  • Central Procurement Agency tender for Interpreters
2016/4
  • Members’ Corner – Isabelle Vallet Dunne
  • Macedonian Translators Association
  • Eagrán Nua den Chaighdeán Oifigiúil – Máire Nic Mhaoláin
2016/3
  • Members’ Corner – Irene Meneguzzi
  • Report on CEATL AGM Sign Language Interpreter shortage in Donegal
  • ITIA survey results
2016/2
  • Members’ Corner – Sarah Jane Aberásturi
  • Report on EULITA General Assembly
  • History, memory and translation in Hispanic Literature
  • Argentinean rights bill for literary translators
2016/1
  • Members’ Corner – Barbara Fisher
  • Review by Georgina Heydon of ‘Police Investigative Interviews and Interpreters’ by Mulayin et al.
  • The Client Perspective on the ideal interpreter by Judy Jenner
2015/5
  • Members’ Corner – Lydia Grabowska
  • Report on FIT Europe Annual Meeting
  • Human Rights and Interpreting: the Irish legal system (Royal Irish Academy)
2015/4
  • Members’ corner – Fanny Gendrau-Kelly
  • Report on CEATL AGM Irish Council for Civil Liberties Human Rights Film Awards
  • Iconic Translation Machines
  • Report on Working Group on Asylum Protection Process
2015/3
  • Members’ Corner- Patricia Hawkins de Medina
  • Courts Service pays over €1m for interpreters Translation Service brings legal action against Garda Commissioner
2015/2
  • Albanian literature in translation
  • Recent developments in Spanish-Irish poetry translation
  • Report on EULITA general assembly
  • A career as an EU translator
2015/1
  • The battle of the translators: man v machine
  • Patient lost in translation
  • Translators for Journalists
  • Laghdú ar sheirbhísí ateangaireachta cúirte
  • FLAC Report review
  • Corkman who translated ‘Mein Kampf’
September 2014
  • Report on FIT Statutory Congress
  • Garda Síochána request for tender for interpreting services
  • Translation right or wrong
  • Irish-Chinese literature translation prize
  • European network to promote linguistic diversity
July 2017
  • Standards must be enforced (Australia)
  • Apps for interpreters
  • Second-class interpreting – Erika Gonzalez
  • The best-loved Canadian tale in Japan – Peter Dufree
  • Open letter to Dean Burnett, Amazon Crossing
  • RTÉ to begin audio description of ‘East Enders’
  • Review by John Kearns of ‘Kafka Translated’ by Michelle Woods Irish translation of ‘Dracula’
May 2014
  • Ontario association welcomes court interpreter testing as a good start
  • New EU directive on interpreting and translation in criminal proceedings
  • New agreement on fees and royalties for literary translators in Germany
  • The backstabbing translator by Konstantinos Stardelis
  • Report on 5th International Conference on Public Service Translation and Interpreting
  • Review of ‘The Irish District Court’ by Caroline O’Nolan
March 2014
  • Google admits ‘garbage in, garbage out’ translation problem
  • Irish speaker fails in bid to have bilingual jury for assault case
  • Child’s death led to major reform, says ambulance chief
  • Translating Mercè Rodoreda (TCD Centre for Literary Translation
December 2013
  • Commission warns on new legal translation law
  • Mandela sign language interpreter ‘faced murder charge
  • Results of independent survey of public service interpreters & further news on the MoJ contract
  • Anything can happen
  • Book Review: Game Localization: Translation for the Global Digital Entertainment Industry. Minako O’Hagan and Carmen Mangiron
  • Antonia Lloyd-Jones – A Public Interview
October 2013
  • Word for Word: Losing out on access to translations
  • Irish Novelist Catherine Dunne wins Boccacio International Prize
  • MEMOIR: Séamus Heaney R.I.P
  • Ergonomic Issues at the Professional Translation Workplace
  • Liam Ó Rinn
  • Potty Mouths and Prurience
August 2013
  • Interpreter jailed for helping learner drivers cheat on their theory test
  • Cost of Court Interpreters in Ireland Down 57% Since 2008
  • Lost in translation
  • When being lost in translation kills
  • Téarmaíocht don Aontas Eorpach
June 2013
  • NHS use dial-up translator company who earned £12 million last year from UK operations
  • Exaro: Capita contract for court interpreters veers towards ‘collapse’
  • Interpreter’s ‘low pay’ halts a trial
  • CEATL Report 2013
  • Maternal Deaths Enquiry
  • Language linked to deaths at childbirth
  • Book review: Overture to the Opera: Italian Pastoral Drama in the Renaissance – Poliziano’s Orfeo and Tasso’s Aminta with Facing English Verse Translation
April 2013
  • The Courts Service Interpreting Tender
  • A translators life: Chasing black cats in a black room in pursuit of the art of losses
  • Interpreters Accomplishments Fail to Translate Into Visas
  • Conference report: First APCI International Conference
  • 5 Red flags the Freelance Translator Cannot Ignore
  • Book review: Scientific and Technical Translation Explained: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Beginners by Jody Byrne
February 2013
  • Courtroom savings hard to interpret
  • Internet for business
  • The vicarious trauma for the professional interpreter
  • New English-Irish dictionary on line – Foclóir Nua Béarla- Gaeilge
  • Australians raise the bar for interpreters and translators
  • Book review: Handbook of Translation Studies Vol. 1, ed. Yves Gambier and Luc van Doorslaer
December 2012
  • UK PAC Press Notice re MoJ Interpreting services
  • Interpreting politicians: The work of parliamentary polyglots – Esther Webber
  • Copenhagen police admit using Google translation in terror investigation was mistake – Christian Wenande
  • Conference Report on Lucentino Symposium – Miren Maialen Samper
  • The cultural dimension in games localisation – Silvia Ferrero
November 2012
  • £5m spent on translation and interpreting in Northern Ireland health services – Evening Herald
  • Boss of Applied Language Solutions blames interpreters for failures – Manchester Evening News
  • Italian interpreting cutbacks: skimping or saving? – Mary Fons I Fleming
  • Report on TRAFUT Workshop, Antwerp – Miren Maialen Samper
  • The challenge of making translations visible – David Vaughan
  • Things I wish I knew as an interpreter – Ewandro Magalhães
  • Microsoft demos instant English-Chinese translation – BBC News
August 2012
  • Who holds judiciary to account when they get it wrong? – Shaun Connolly
  • CEATL report 2012 –Máire Nic Mhaoláin
  • IATIS conference report – Miren Maialen Samper
  • Athbhreithniú ar Chaighdeán Oifigiúil na Gaeilge
  • Welsh language activist jailed over refusal to pay English-only fine – Steven Impey
July 2012 (link to follow)
  • 384 European arrest warrant appeals made to Ireland – Carol Coulter
  • “Soft machine” and “Snuff” translators and publishers on trial in Turkey – Rana Ençol
  • Research changes Danish legal system – Tine Bagger Christiansen
  • The realities and benefits of translation as a full-time job – an introduction
  • 10 ways to prepare – Monterey Institute of International Studies
  • Interpreter request is refused by court because man has ‘been in UK long enough’ – Plymouth Herald
April 2012
  • Courts last in translation, thanks to outsourcing giant in England and Wales – Frances Gibb
  • Court translation service in crisis after cost-cutting deal – Channel 4
  • Gavin Wheeldon of Applied Language Solutions hits back – Yakub Qureshi
  • Interpreting error leads to £25,000 retrial costs – Ruth Green
  • Robyn Dean workshop – report by Miren Maialen Samper
February 2012
  • Bad “Hindi Translation” leads to mistrial in Brampton sex assault case – Toronto Stat
  • Abu Dhabi Federal National Council passes law on translators – Samir Salama
  • Swedish jobs agency slammed over ‘cheap’ interpreters – Rebecca Martin
  • MoJ interpreting hub a ‘false economy’ – Catherine Baksi
  • Judge Paul Carney: use of interpreters to be curbed due to budgets – breakingnews.ie
December 2011
  • Australian trial aborted after juror criticises Indonesian interpreter – Geesche Jacobsen
  • Translation vexation: non-English speakers in Ireland and affidavit evidence – David Boughton
  • Longford Judge hits out at interpreters’ service
  • IPCITI conference report – Miren Maialen Samper
  • Interpreter/detective provides startling evidence in Ontario
  • Freelancing for DCU Language Services Ltd – Aisling Nolan
October 2011
  • How £11,000 a day is lost in translation over foreign NHS patients in Scotland – Sam Walker
  • Does justice lose something in translation? – David Bellos
  • Courts Service interpreting tender process – Mary Phelan
  • Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden – thelocal.se
  • Utah’s language law for driver’s licence test creates roadblock for refugees – Salt Lake Tribune
  • Translation derails sex assault trial – Joseph Brean
August 2011
  • Translations available on request – degrees in Latin and certificates of naturalization in Irish – Mary Phelan
  • ‘Promotoras’ bridge doctor-patient barrier in hospitals in LA – Denise Dador
  • Language app helps US troops in Afghanistan – Kristen McCrae
  • Paramedics advised parents to give boy 7Up, inquest told – Georgina O’Halloran
June 2011
  • Koreans and Scots celebrate legacy of Bible translator – Christiantoday.com
  • Ottawa court interpreters looking to unionize – The Lawyers Weekly
  • Schoolgirl is youngest Parliament interpreter – Ben Lee
  • Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters established – Cormac Leonard
  • Mortality data delivers surprising results – Irish Times
  • EU Patent Office and Google seal pact on translation
  • Interpreters play vital role in US court system – Karen Madden
  • Interpreter completes three years in Afghanistan – Adrienne Brammer
  • Conference report – 10th FIT Forum on Ethics and Good Practices – Miren Maialen Samper
April 2011
  • Over 300 interpreters ready to help quake-affected foreigners – Kyodo News
  • Lancashire police interpreter contract is scrapped – Sam Chadderton
  • Conference report on AVIDICUS symposium on remote interpreting – Miren Maialen Samper
  • Huang Youyi: China has stories to tell the world – Ren Zhongxi
  • Lost in translation: courtroom video-link interpreting – Catherine Burton
February 2011
  • Interpreter’s actions raise suspect rights question – Chase Purdy
  • Translation as Literary Ambassador – Larry Rother
  • Courts Service goes to tender again – Mary Phelan
  • Medical interpreters are a patient’s right – Francesca Lunzer Kritz, LA Times
  • Deaf man can sit on jury, says judge – Eithne Donnellan
December 2010
  • Lack of interpreters a threat to Swedish asylum process – thelocal.se
  • European Commission wants more universities to offer courses for translators
  • Conference Report – Mediterranean Translators and Editors Meeting – Ann Marie Bohan
  • Conference Report – Sixth International Conference in Translation and Interpreting (IPCITI) Manchester – Miren Maialen Samper
October 2010
  • Loughborough, Leicestershire immigration centre criticised for lack of interpreters – BBC News
  • NHS ‘failing those who don’t speak English’ – BBC News
  • Business “sans frontiers”! – Languages for European SMEs
  • Conference Report – Birmingham Critical Link conference on public sector interpreting – Mirean Maialen Samper

August 2010 (link to follow)

  • Two anthologies of poetry in translation – Máire Nic Mhaoláin
  • Conference Report: Author –Translator conference in the European Literary tradition – Pawel Zosik
  • Thank you, but no thank you! – Michael J McCann
  • Demand for translating services slump amid public sector cuts in UK – Katie Allen
  • EU recruitment
June 2010
  • Dublin Rape Crisis Centre interpreter training – Miren Maialen Samper
  • See one, do one: a handy grasp of Hindi – Rishika Sinha
  • Unilingual Supreme Court of Canada judges just don’t get it – Sébastien Grammond
  • What is in a name? – Kevin Lin
  • Will Lady Justice ever be multilingual? – Nataly Kelly
  • Siobhán Parkinson, Ireland’s first Laureate na nÓg – Enda Wyley
  • Dáil questions about achievements of Foras na Gaeilge 11 May 2010
May 2010
  • New online Italian MA in specialist translation – Michael McCann
  • Why literary translators deserve some credit – Tim Parks
  • Interpreters in California challenge process that certifies skill – Dana Littlefield
March 2010
  • The lives of others – Madrid police translators – Carla Guimares
  • Spanish judges protest at lack of qualified translators in court cases – F. Javier Barroso
  • Hundreds of Hungarian driving licences issued to illiterate Romanians – Krisztina Zimányi
  • Statistics-based machine translation gaining ground – Irish Times
  • European Commission proposes minimum Translation and Interpreting standards for suspects – Irish Times
  • Pádraic MacKernan 1940-2010 – John Kearns
February 2010
  • Arts Council refuses Irish Writers Centre funding for a second year – John Kearns
  • New translation of Simone de Beauvoir’s classic text – Toril Moi
  • Just what do you take me for? – Jody Byrne
  • The art of relationship-building with direct clients – Judy Jenner
  • Northern Ireland Judges request Basque Arturo Arteaga warrant clarity – BBC News
January 2010
  • Translating for the European Union- Pat Upton
  • Aspects of Legal Interpreting and Translation conference report – Miren Maialen Samper
  • Cost-effective legal recourse (Small Claims Court) now possible for freelancers – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Dáil questions on cost of Irish translation
  • EU language industry set to ride out the crisis
  • Literary translation prizes awarded in 2009
November 2009
  • Conference Report – Translating and Interpreting beyond East and West – Miren Maialen Samper
  • ATA conference stresses importance of specialising
  • Labour TD asks questions in Dáil about translation of new legislation
  • Minister Ó Cuív defends Irish translations
  • Chinese translation dispute: “Aobama” or “Oubama”? – Mary Ma
October 2009
  • Health Service Executive emergency multilingual aid
  • R&D into automated translation
  • Gaddafi’s UN interpreter hits a wall
  • UNESCO celebrates the Harry Potter effect
  • The cost of competing in the Polish market – Henry Grodsk
  • Concern over shortage of European Commission interpreters, especially for French
August 2009
  • Welsh makes it to Brussels
  • Dáil question re certification system for interpreters
  • Criminals to gain right to Translation and Interpreting services
  • Ever more language issues in Irish healthcare
  • Oxford University Press announces new Kafka translations
  • Gmail integrates automatic translation technology
  • UK councils’ translation costs in the headlines again
  • Court interpreter alleges racial discrimination
March 2009
  • Interpreters in Ireland must be employees – Mary Phelan
  • Translating pain into action: a study of gender-based violence in Ireland – Mary Phelan
  • European Commission concerned about lack of up and coming translators/interpreters
  • Minister’s questions in the Dáil on training for interpreters – Mary Phelan
  • Legal documents still not available in Irish – Mark Tighe
  • Scottish police accused of rights abuse over interpretation
  • Cornish translation by Nicholas Willliams of Alice in Wonderland
  • Polish driving licence causes embarrassment – Ruadhán Mac Cormaic
January 2009
  • Arts Council to cut Irish Writers Centre funding – Annette Schiller
  • Interpreting News – Garda tender process – Mary Phelan
  • Saving money on translators and interpreters – Susan Purcell
  • Murder case postponed in Galway for interpreter no-show – Martina Nee
  • Second EU translation contest winners announced
  • MEP discusses progress of Irish as official language
  • New blog for medical translation
  • New interpreting software for UK hospitals
November 2008
  • Iraqi interpreters banned from wearing masks
  • Garda complains about lack of interpreting standards in Ireland
  • Court case breaks down in Scotland over unqualified interpreter
  • Obituary: Jin Di
  • Irish Times interview with Word Perfect
October 2008
  • Garda tender for Translation and Interpreting Services
  • Interpreter removed from Irish court over affidavit conflict
  • Career questions – interview with Máire Nic Mhaoláin
  • Question on language for 2011 census – Mary Phelan
  • Report on 22nd ITIA Annual General Meeting
  • New research into language learning abilities
  • Obituaries – Henry Fischbach and Taheher Saffarzadeh
September 2008
  • Prix de la traduction littéraire winner Philip Mosley
  • Translation problem in Russia-Georgia peace plan
  • Death of ITIA honorary member Seán MacMathghamhna
  • The idiom: yesterday’s news – Paul Allen
  • Open Letter – Publishing house dedicated to literature in translation
  • MT company sees bright future
  • Murder case based on faulty Turkish-English translation
  • European Commission threatens Irish State with legal action over Lionbridge contract – Jamie Smyth
August 2008
  • Quran translator passes away
  • Report on FIT World Congress, Shanghai – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Interview with João Esteves-Ferreira, president of FIT Europe
  • A Medical Interpreter’s Guide to Telephone Interpreting by Nataly Kelly
  • New UK freelance qualified interpreter pay rates
  • Asylum and language analysis in Ireland
  • Conference Report – XIII Euralex International Congress
June 2008
  • Equality Tribunal case: 58 named complainants vs Goode Concrete Ltd (translation of contracts of employment)
  • Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Interpreting in Situations of Sexual Violence and Other Trauma
  • Translation at centre of South Korean beef debacle – Mary Phelan
  • Status Quaestionis – the provision of legal interpreting and translation in the EU – Mary Phelan
  • Career questions – Nicola Ryan, VistaTec
  • British translator Margaret Jull Costa wins two prestigious awards
May 2008
  • Two spheres of T/I at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
  • Telephone Interpreting seminar by Nataly Kelly – Mary Phelan
  • New technology means leap forward for sign language interpreting services
  • From boom to bust – freelancing in a recession – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Realities and aspirations (medical interpreting in Ireland)
  • Conference Report – 3rd International Conference on Public Service Translation and Interpreting Alcalá de Henares – Karolina Jarmolowska and Miren Maialen Samper
April 2008
  • New audiorecording system in Irish courts
  • ITIA submission to Oireachtas Committee
  • Galway District Court judge refuses payment to unsatisfactory interpreter
  • Sign language interpreters risk ergonomic injury
  • Career questions: Interview with Angelika Meitz
  • Facebook attempts collaborative translation – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Irish language department in the European Commission – Donal Carey
  • Renowned translator Robert Fagles dies
  • Conference Report – community interpreting – Miren Maialen Samper
March 2008
  • Health Service Executive National Intercultural Health Strategy 2007-12
  • Career questions – Donal Carey, senior translator at Directorate General for Translation
  • Time management for Freelancers (part II) – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Some thoughts on the Garda tender process for T&I – Mary Phelan
  • Conference Report – Translation in Second Language Teaching and Learning – John Kearns
February 2008
  • Lionbridge Technologies fires union representative in Poland
  • Cowboys and Indians – Ulrike Fuehrer
  • South Korea launches Translators and Interpreters Association
  • Time management for freelancers – Elizabeth Hayes
January 2008
  • Michael Cronin awarded honorary membership of ITIA – John Kearns
  • Health Service Executive intercultural strategy calls for nationwide interpreting service
  • Language software development gets boost from European Commission
  • Court Interpreting – who should pay?
  • Paying for court interpreters falls to defendants in Indiana
  • Index Translationum – a bibliography of translations
November 2007
  • TV ad leaves Polish audience perplexed
  • Online MT causes embarrassment
  • Review of 500 seanfhocal/Proverbs/refranes/przyslów – John Kearns
  • DCU get funding for automatic translation project
  • Kalima project to bring world literature to Arabic speakers
  • Revival needed for translated works
  • The first Duais Uí Dhoibhlin awards ceremony
  • Turkey promises to amend infamous Article 301
  • Government ministers reminded to use the Irish language
October 2007
  • Irish Examiner reports on district court judge dismissing incompetent interpreters
  • Donegal Democrat reports on lack of court interpreters
  • Court interpreters in the news (for the wrong reasons) – Mary Phelan
  • About our invisibility cloak
  • Report on ITIA AGM 2007 – Michael Friel and John Kearns
  • Personal Injury Assessment Board moves on translation costs
  • No interpreter provided for Chinese domestic abuse victim in Toronto
  • Arabic translation takes £2,000 award
  • Los Angeles court interpreters return to work – without pay raises
September 2007
  • Immigrant’s death prompts calls for development of medical interpreting services in Ireland – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Court interpreters take to the street in California
  • Translating diplomacy
  • Report on International Translation Day
August 2007
  • Interpreting Services cost Courts Service €2m – Elizabeth Hayes
  • English well talking – Alda Gómez
  • From our lips to your ears project
  • Graduate Certificate in Community Interpreting at Dublin City University
  • Teen translators infringe Harry Potter copyright…again
  • Legislation on sworn translation – Polish example
  • Iraqi interpreters continue to fall
  • Oxford dictionaries to go online
June 2007
  • Out Stealing Horses wins 2007 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
  • ITIA community interpreting sub committee meeting – Mary Phelan
  • Homage to Gregory Rabassa – Alda Gómez
  • Interpreting Central and Eastern Europe through local_minds
  • Another translation project on the shelves
April 2007 (link to follow)
  • Racist sofa may end in compensation settlement
  • SDL to takeover Tridion
  • Situation worsens in Afghanistan
  • What next for interpreter certification programems in the US? Part 1 – Nataly Kelly
March 2007 (link to follow)
  • All for IATE and IATE for all
  • NUPIT draws up charter for standards in public service interpreting in UK
  • Bad Glück in Berlin declaration translation
  • Lionbridge pushing role of translation in lucrative clinical trials market
  • New translation prompts debate on Islamic verse
  • First Foras na Gaeilge translators receive official seal of accreditation
  • Deal to release Italian journalist criticised
February 2007 (link to follow)
  • Freelance translation and quality – Raffaele La Gala
  • International Translation Day 2007
  • Video messages via mobile for sign language users
  • New UK report on multicultural learning emphasises learning of English
  • Call for end to censorship in Iran
  • Another medical interpreting product comes on the market
  • T/I services for Irish government
  • Microsoft releases Vista
January 2007 (link to follow)
  • Robot interpreter at John Hopkins Hospital, Maryland
  • New electronic Braille translator wins Red Dot Award
  • Army interpreter denies spying
  • Pirated DVDs produce comedies of errors
  • Summary of CARe: medical communication with asylum seekers and refugees in Galway
November 2006 (link to follow)
  • Twisted Anglicisms – Raffaele La Gala
  • Interpreting and Translating within the Police Service Northern Ireland – Mary Phelan
  • iMeasc wins TG4 award
  • Vietnam honours its “most prolific and fastest translator”
  • Digital audio recording and the Courts Service – Mary Phelan
October 2006 (link to follow)
  • News4linguists blog
  • Turnover of €1m for Word Perfect
  • San Francisco Interpreting service means business
  • Recent Royal Irish Academy report focuses on interpreting
  • New website combines controlled language and MT technology
September 2006
  • ITIA celebrates 20 years – round table of ITIA chairpersons and an evening with Pat McCabe and Hans Christian Oeser
  • Court Interpreting: pestering, perversity and a touch of perjury – Leo Hickey
  • Report form XII Euralex international congress 2006 – Máire Nic Mhaoláin
  • A call for international solidarity for freedom of expression from a Turkish literary translators’ organisation
August 2006
  • Online MT causes bladder problems 
  • The reform and re-reform of German orthography 
  • Simplified spelling for English
  • 20th anniversary celebrations of the ITIA
July 2006
  • Letter to Irish Times re Lionbridge, preferred bidder for interpreting in Courts Service
  • A first for DCU – Graduate Certificate in Community Interpreting – Mary Phelan
  • Translating World Favourites – Máire Nic Mhaoláin
  • Michael Henry Heim on ‘Whys and Hows of Retranslating the Classics’ – Miriam Lee
  • FIT literary translation committee report – Miriam Lee
June 2006
  • Skype launches telephone interpreting service
  • Recruitment of court interpreters is put in the dock – Breda Heffernan
  • World Cup snippets
  • Lack of medical interpreters in Ireland reaches crisis
May 2006
  • US declares English the ‘National Language’
  • New MT tool due on the market
  • The new English
  • ITIA 20th anniversary celebrations
April 2006
  • English language nears the one million-word milestone
  • Former FBI translator awarded
  • On Translation by Jin Di and Eugene Nida – John Kearns
  • The Institute of Linguists and its elevation to chartered body status – Paul Cannon
  • FLOSS OpenOffice (continued) – Tony Pratschke
March 2006
  • English language nears the one million-word milestone
  • Former FBI translator awarded
  • On Translation by Jin Di and Eugene Nida – John Kearns
  • The Institute of Linguists and its elevation to chartered body status – Paul Cannon
  • FLOSS OpenOffice (continued) – Tony Pratschke
February 2006
  • Translator still held by US forces in Iraq
  • Mistranslation lands CNN in hot water
  • Google enters Chinese market on condition of censorship
  • Did you use FLOSS today? – Tony Pratschke
  • Seimineár Eolais faoi Chóras Crediuaithe d’Aistritheoirí Gaeilge (Foras na Gaeilge)
  • Culture Ireland and Ireland Literature Exchange – a match made in heaven? – John Kearns
January 2006
  • Translator still held by US forces in Iraq
  • Mistranslation lands CNN in hot water
  • Google enters Chinese market on condition of censorship
  • Did you use FLOSS today? – Tony Pratschke
  • Seimineár Eolais faoi Chóras Crediuaithe d’Aistritheoirí Gaeilge (Foras na Gaeilge)
  • Culture Ireland and Ireland Literature Exchange – a match made in heaven? – John Kearns
November 2005
  • To revive or not to revive
  • Paul Celan fellowships for translators 2006
  • Community Interpreting News – Mary Phelan
  • Report on International Translation Day
  • Report on 2005 AGM – Elizabeth Hayes
  • Assassinations of Iraqi translators and interpreters – Michael Friel
September 2005
  • Profitability guide for interpreters – Luis R Cerna
August 2005
  • Ireland in Tampere
  • A translator’s CV – a translator’s best friend – part 2 – Michael McCann
  • Royal Charter for Linguists
  • The IATIS Bulletin
  • Harry Potter and the hobby translators – Elizabeth Hayes
July 2005
  • Microsoft launches Windows as Gaeilge
  • ADÜ Nord (Germany) survey of freelance earnings
  • On Irish becomes an EU working language – Crispin Wellby
  • A translator’s CV – a translator’s best friend – Michael McCann
  • David Bellos wins Man Booker International Translator’s Prize
  • Publishing Companies stand accused
June 2005
  • Irish becomes an EU working language – John Kearns
  • CEN draft standard on translation services – Miriam Lee
  • WinLexic 2005
  • The Courts Service Interpreting Tender – Mary Phelan
  • Distance translator training at University of Vic, Spain
May 2005 (link to follow)
  • Man Booker International Prize for Translators
  • A word on clo(a)king
  • Interpreters and the courts – Mary Phelan
  • A (Chartered) Institute of Linguists
April 2005
  • Jin Di becomes honorary member of ITIA – John Kearns
  • Conference report: second international postgraduate translation studies conference – John Kearns
March 2005
  • Software: ManualMaker
  • New Voices in Translation Studies
  • Translation Studies Abstracts/ Bibliography of Translation Studies
  • Inttranews
February 2005
  • Jin Di in Ireland – the Chinese translator of Ulysses
  • Conference on Interpreting and translating at court and for public authorities – Liese Katschinka
January 2005
  • Traductio ad absurdum – Henry Grodsk
  • A brief reply to Henry Grodsk – John Kearns
  • European award for languages in Ireland – the language label
  • FIT news – progress on projects
  • Babelport

Please note: Due to a data privacy issue, some ITIA Bulletins for 2012 and earlier years have been redacted.