09/10/12

09/10/2012 €5,187 Sanctioned for Coláiste na nOileán, Co na Gaillimhe

Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D., today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €5,187 for Coláiste na nOileán, County Galway, to purchase equipment.

Announcing the grant, the Minister said that he is happy to be in a position to provide such a grant to assist the Coláiste.The Minister said that Irish-language colleges are vital to the Gaeltacht and he commended in particular the role of the households (the “mná tí”) who care for the students while they are in the Gaeltacht.

He stated that he is pleased to be able to help Coláiste na nOileán in this case.

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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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