28/09/17

€6,000 grant sanctioned by Minister of State McHugh for Scoil Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil, Co. Kerry

Joe McHugh T.D.,  Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, announced today that he has sanctioned a grant of up to €6,000 for Scoil Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil, Co. Kerry to help them resurface the basketball court beside the school. The court will also be used by other local organisations such as Irish colleges.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said “I am pleased to assist with this practical proposal which will benefit both the school and the local community.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the action area: The Gaeltacht as 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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