14/11/17

Grant of €2,500 sanctioned by Minister of State McHugh for Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige, Conamara, Co Galway, for the publication of the magazine ‘Biseach’

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 €2,500 for Chumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige to enable them to publish the magazine ‘BISEACH’.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said that he was pleased to be in a position to assist Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige in delivering this project. “The community of Cois Fharraige will benefit from this annual magazine, which gives locals the opportunity to read articles that will be of particular interest to them in Irish.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the Gaeltacht action area of the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030.

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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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