09/05/18

€879 grant sanctioned by Minister of State McHugh for Paróiste Mhíobhaí ar Aghaidh, Carraig Airt, Co. Donegal, to purchase equipment for the Heritage Community Centre

 

Joe McHugh T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, announced today, 9 May 2018, that he has sanctioned a grant of €879 for Paróiste Mhíobhaí ar Aghaidh, to enable them to purchase equipment for the Heritage Centre.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said that he was pleased to be in a position to help the Committee in delivering this project. “With this equipment, it will be possible to show films from years gone by and provide more information about the history of the area and the place names of the area, not just for the Atlantic Ocean Way tourists but to the people of the area also.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the Gaeltacht action 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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