06/09/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions grant of €2,317 for Comhairle Ceantar na nOileán.

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 €2,317 for Comhairle Ceantar na nOileán for computer equipment.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said that he was very pleased to provide this grant. “The Comhairle has a central role in the preparation of this area’s language plan and, in addition, they have been working for many years to the benefit of the community in the area. The assistance being provided in this case will help the Comhairle to continue the work they carry out on behalf of the local community.”

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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