12/03/15

12/03/2015: €60,000 operational grant for An Gaelacadamh in An Spidéal

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht, Joe McHugh T.D., announces an operational grant of €60,000 for An Gaelacadamh in An Spidéal.

Thursday, 12th March 2015—Minister of State for the Gaeltacht, Joe McHugh T.D., has announced that he has sanctioned an allocation of €60,000 for An Gaelacadamh in An Spidéal for the period January to June 2015 towards the operational costs associated with a range of particular measures under the remit of the organisation which support the promotion of music, dance and song in the Gaeltacht.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said that he is delighted to be able to provide this assistance to An Gaelacadamh for the work they do in encouraging young people to remain true to their heritage. “The Gaelacadamh has a central, ongoing role in the promotion of the indigenous music of the Gaeltacht.”

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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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