15/10/15

€1,998 sanctioned by Minister of State Joe McHugh T.D. for Coláiste Gaeilge Spleodar, Co Galway.

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Joe McHugh T.D., today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €1,998 for Coláiste Gaeilge Spleodar, Co Galway, to enable them to purchase data equipment and sports apparatus for a new course which will run in Tír an Fhia next summer.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said that he is delighted to be in a position to sanction this grant for the Coláiste which will enable them to run additional courses which will, in turn, promote the Irish language and encourage young people to use it.

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Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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