16/12/19

Minister of State Kyne present today at Aerfort Conamara for an event marking the purchase of the airport on behalf of the State

Seán Kyne TD, Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands was present today at Aerfort Chonamara for an event marking the purchase of the airport on behalf of the State.

Speaking today, Minister of State Kyne said:

“I was delighted to be present today at Aerfort Chonamara at the event marking the purchase of the airport on behalf of the State. This decision illustrates the commitment of the State, and especially my Department, to the development of sustainable island communities. State ownership of this strategic asset will provide greater certainty as to the future of the air services to the Aran Islands, something which the community of the Aran Islands has been seeking for a long period of time.“

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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