01/12/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions €5,840 grant for Banna Ceoil Druma Mór Rann na Feirste, Co. Donegal, for new musical instruments and uniforms

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 €5,840 for Banna Ceoil Druma Mór Rann na Feirste to help them purchase new musical instruments and uniforms.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said “I am very pleased to help this Band which was established over 40 years ago. They are renowned for their music, culture, heritage and language,”

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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