17/02/17

Minister of State Kyne sanctions funding for Comhar na nOileán Teo

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Seán Kyne TD, announced today (17th  February 2017) that he has sanctioned funding of €50,000 for the current year for Comhar na nOileán Teo, based on Inis Oírr. This assistance will help them to enable Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann to develop a new policy for the islands and to implement a comprehensive action plan.

Making the announcement, Minister of State Kyne said that he is pleased that his Department was in a position to help Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann and that this funding would give them a chance to develop as an organisation.  “Today’s announcement is good news for the islands in general,” said the Minister of State.

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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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