23/02/12

23/02/12 Grant of €25,000 sanctioned by Minister of State, Dinny McGinley T.D., for Gael Uladh, Na Doirí Beaga, Co. Donegal, for the 2011/2012 school year

Grant of €25,000 sanctioned by Minister of State, Dinny McGinley T.D., for Gael Uladh, Na Doirí Beaga, Co. Donegal, for the 2011/2012 school year

Minister of State in the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D., today (23rd February, 2012) announced that he has sanctioned a grant of€25,000 for Gael Uladh to assist the organisation in continuing its work
with schools and communities in the Gaeltacht. “Gael Uladh have done some wonderful work over the years,” the Minister of State said. “The books that were published are noteworthy because of the wealth of Ulster Irish in them,” the Minister said.  “This could have been lost, if it weren’t for Gael Uladh.” The Minister said that the Department will be carrying out a review of this expenditure before 2012/2013.

 

 

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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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