07/03/17

€4,000 sanctioned by Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Seán Kyne T.D., for Crib na nÓg in An Cheathrú Rua

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Seán Kyne T.D., has announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €4,000 for Crib na nÓg, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. Galway, to enable them to purchase certain equipment.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State Kyne said that he is delighted to provide this grant.  “Crib na nÓg allows local teenagers to enjoy social events in a healthy environment with the Irish language as their means of means of communication. In addition, it’s a wonderful opportunity for them to develop their confidence and leadership while attending the various workshops that focus on topics such as online bullying and drugs.”

This funding is being provided under the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030.

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Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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