14/11/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions grant of €11,111 for Buíon Cheoil Shinsear Choich Cheann Fhaola, Co Donegal, to purchase instruments

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 €11,111 for Buíon Cheoil Shinsear Chloich Cheann Fhaola to help them purchase new musical instruments.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said, “I am very pleased to assist this Senior Band, who place particular emphasis on Irish language, music and tradition.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the Gaeltacht action area 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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