14/10/15

Joe McHugh T.D., Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs has sanctioned a grant of €1,400 for An Crann Óg, Scoil Náisiúnta Éadan Fhionnfhraoich, Na Gleannta, Co Donegal.

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Joe McHugh T.D., today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €1,400 for An Crann Óg to enable them to provide music classes in Scoil Náisiúnta Éadan Fhionnfhraoich, Na Gleannta, Co Donegal.  This grant is in addition to the €53,363 sanctioned by the Department for An Crann Óg in August 2015.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said that he is delighted to provide this additional funding:“An Crann Óg have made a name for themselves in recent years because of the quality of their music and their promotion of traditional music. We are greatly indebted to them and to the teachers employed by them.  I’m delighted that they will have the opportunity to share their craft with the children of Na Gleannta.”

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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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