01/12/13

01/12/2013 – €7,961 sanctioned by Minister of State for the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D., for Coiste Tacaíochta na nEalaíona Dúchasacha in Iorrais Aithneach

Sunday, 1st December—Minister of State at Dinny McGinley T.D., the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €9,673 to Coiste Tacaíochta na nEalaíona Dúchasacha in Iorras Aithneach, to enable them to develop a digital media laboratory, which will function as a treasure-house for the native arts and help to develop music in the Iorras Aithneach area in the Conamara Gaeltacht.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McGinley said that he is delighted to make this money available to the Iorras Aithneach community – an area renowned for its music, folklore and songs.

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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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