08/10/15

Minister of State McHugh announces administration grant of €50,000 for Comhairle Náisiúnta na gColáistí Samhraidh (CONCOS)

Thursday 8 October 2015 : Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Joe McHugh T.D., today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €50,000 for CONCOS to enable them to employ a Development Executive for a further year.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State McHugh said, “I understand the importance of the Summer Colleges industry to the Irish language and to the Gaeltacht economy and the central role of CONCOS in the promotion of that industry. I am pleased to be in a position to assist them with that work.”

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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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