27/11/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions grant of €2,100 for Coiste Cultúir Turas Siar, Co, Mayo, to publish a book of poetry and song

Joe McHugh T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for for Coiste Cultúir Turas Siar, Co, Mayo, to publish a book of poetry and song the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, today, announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €2,100 for Coiste Cultúir Turas Siar to help them publish a book of poetry and song and to launch a DVD.

Making the announcement, the Minister of State said that he was very pleased to provide this grant. “This active Committee is doing amazing voluntary work in order to preserve the cultural wealth of the area, in terms of poetry and song.”

This grant is being sanctioned under the Gaeltacht action of the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030.

ENDS

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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