07/12/12

07/12/2012 – Minister of State McGinley sanctions additional €20,000 grant for Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin in An Cheathrú Rua, Co Galway

Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D., to-day (7 December 2012)has sanctioned an additional grant of €20,000 for Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin in An Cheathrú Rua to enable them to develop a playing pitch on school grounds.

 Announcing the grant, Minister of State McGinley said that he is delighted to be in a position to sanction an increase of the grant of €50,000 that was sanctioned in October and that he is confident that this development will greatly enhance leisure facilities in the area. The Minister of State said that he visited Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin while in An Cheathrú Rua on 30 November and that he had a meeting with the Parents’ Committee.  “Wonderful work is being carried out in the school to provide facilities for the pupils and community alike and I was very impressed by the display organised for me by the students,” the Minister of State said.

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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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