11/07/18

€5,756 grant sanctioned by Minister of State McHugh for Cumann Traenach na Gaeltachta Láir, Co. Donegal, to carry out repairs and maintenance work on one of the Society’s historic pieces of equipment – railcar 18

Joe McHugh T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, announced today, Wednesday 11 July, that he has sanctioned a grant of €5,756 for Cumann Traenach na Gaeltachta Láir to enable them to carry out repairs and maintenance work on one of the Society’s historic pieces of equipment – railcar 18

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said that he was pleased to be in a position to help the Society in delivering this project. “The service being provided is a very important amenity, not just for the local community, but also for tourists travelling along the Wild Atlantic Way.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the area for action An Ghaeltacht of the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030.

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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