06/09/17

Grant of €2,885 sanctioned by Minister of State McHugh for Forbairt Fhánada Teo to carry out works at Fánaid Light House, Co. Donegal

Joe McHugh T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €2,885 for Forbairt Fhánada Teo, Co Donegal, to help them renovate the storage space.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said that he was very pleased to provide this grant. “This Coiste is undoubtedly doing wonderful work in attracting tourists to the lighthouse on the Wild Atlantic Way. They have a huge emphasis on the Irish language as they provide guided tours in Irish.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the Gaeltacht action 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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