02/05/18

€13,150 Grant approved by Minister of State McHugh for Day Care Committee & Connemara Voluntary Housing Committee North, (North Connemara Social Services), to purchase mini buses

Joe McHugh TD, Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands today, 2 May 2018, has approved a grant of € 13,150 to the Day Care Committee and the Connemara Voluntary Housing Committee North (North Connemara Social Services) to enable them to buy mini buses.

Announcing the grant to them, the Minister of State stated that he was satisfied that he was able to assist the Committee to buy this minibus. “The minibus will greatly help the viability of rural communities and take appropriate care of the most vulnerable community sector in the area – the elderly”.

The grant is being approved under An Ghaeltacht which is part of ​​the 20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030.

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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