27/11/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions a grant of €2,048 for Coiste Cuimhneacháin an ‘Mine’. Co. Galway to produce a DVD/Blu Ray as a historical record of the memorial organised for the 1917-2017 Commemoration

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 €2,408 for Coiste Cuimhneacháin an ‘Mine’ to help them produce a DVD/Blu Ray as a historical record of the memorial organised for the 1917-2017 commemoration.

Making the announcement, the Minister of State said that he was very pleased to provide this funding. “The DVD is an historical document of a tragic event which took place in the area, which will be available for the next generation.”

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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