14/11/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions €2,517 grant for Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh Pipe Band, Maigh Chromtha, for new musical instruments and clothing  

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 up to €2,517 for Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh Pipe Band, Maigh Chromtha, Co. Cork to help them purchase new musical instruments and uniforms.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said “I am very pleased to be in a position to help this Band, whose main language is Irish and who promote the musical tradition”.

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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