18/03/15

18/03/2015 : Placenames Order (County Mayo)

18th March 2015—In preparation for the making of a Placenames Order by the Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Joe McHugh TD, in respect of the Irish language versions of the placenames of County Mayo, a draft of the proposed order has been published by the Placenames Committee. The draft order can be accessed on the website of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht athttp://www.ahg.gov.ie/gaeltacht/the-irish-language/the-placenames-branch/consultation// and on the website of the Placenames Database of Ireland athttp://www.logainm.ie/Orduithe.aspx?uiLang=en.

The Irish versions of the placenames are based on research undertaken by the Placenames Branch in the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Before providing the Minister of State with definitive advice about the draft order, the Placenames Committee wishes to afford the public the opportunity to comment on it.

Written submissions in relation to this matter can be sent to the Placenames Branch, 43–49 Mespil Road, Dublin 4 or by e-mail tologainmneacha@ahg.gov.ie before 19 June 2015.

ENDS

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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