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Islands Policy Consultation Paper

Islands Policy Consultation Paper

The Minister of State with responsibility for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands has published an Islands Policy Consultation Paper

The paper is available to view and download online here.  A hard copy of the paper may be requested from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (contact details below). Submissions on the paper will be accepted via email or standard post only to the following addresses:

Email: oileain@chg.gov.ie

Post:   Islands Division

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Na Forbacha

Co. Galway

H91 KX39

Phone: 091 503 700

Closing date for receipt of submissions is close of business on Friday 17 April 2020

Below is a timetable in relation to meetings that have been arranged by the Department regarding the public consultation process in conjunction with the development of an islands policy:

Sherkin – 9 January 2020 at 14:00 – Sherkin community centre

Whiddy – 10 January 2020 at 11:00

Dursey – 10 January at 14:30 – Lehanmore community centre

Bere Island – 17 January 2020 at 19:00 – Bere Island Heritage Centre

Inis Oírr, County Galway – 22 January 2020 at 19:00 – Halla Pobail Inis Oírr

Inis Mór – 29 January 2020 at 12:00 – Comharchumann Forbartha Árainn

Inis Meáin – 30 January 2020 at 12:00 – School Hall

Heir – 7 February 2020 at 10:30 – Heir Island Retreat

Long – 7 February 2020 at 13:45

Cléire – 7 February 2020 at 20:00 – Coláiste Pobail Chléire

Árainn Mhóir – 13 February 2020 at 11:30 – Cultúrlann Árainn Mhóir

Further information is available from the Department at oileain@chg.gov.ie or 091 503 700

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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