06/09/17

Minister of State McHugh sanctions grant of €2,910 for Grúpa Ceoil Dhuibhlinn Riabhach,Scoil Cholmcille, Duibhlinn Riabhach, Carraig  Airt, to purchase musical 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 €2,910 for Scoil Cholmcille Carraig Airt to purchase musical instruments.

Announcing the grant, the Minister of State said that he was very pleased to provide this grant. “Valuable work has been carried out for many years in this school to promote the Irish language in the area and this assistance recognises that work which benefits the language and the community as a whole.”

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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