09/05/18

Grant of € 3,845 sanctioned by Minister of State McHugh for Buíon Ceoil Sóisearach Chroiceach Mór, Co. Donegal, to purchase musical band uniforms

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 €3,845 for Buíon Ceoil Sóisearach Chroiceach Mór, to enable them to purchase musical band uniforms.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said that he was pleased to be in a position to help the Music Band in delivering this project. “This music group gives a great opportunity for young people to learn traditional music while speaking Irish among themselves.”

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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