New Rules on Television Subtitling, Sign Language and Audio Descriptions Proposed

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (6th December 2011) launched a public consultation on proposed new rules to govern the level of subtitling, sign language and audio description that Irish television broadcasters must offer to the public. The new rules will update the current Access Rules in place since 2005.

Please find attached a press release with full details of the consultation, and we are looking forward to your input.

Press Release – Final.docx

Press Release – Final.pdf

Further information can be found at

Yours Sincerely,

Michael O’Keefe