« Back€33,600 sanctioned for Baile an Fheirteáraigh’s Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne

Comharcumann Forbartha Chorca DhuibhneA grant of €33,600 has been sanctioned for Ballyferriter-based body Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne.

The grant is to enable Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne to employ an Irish language co-ordinator for Dingle secondary school Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Seán Kyne said Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne has an important influence on the preservation and promotion of the Irish language.

He said the support being provided to them is in line with the goals of the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language.

An operational grant for Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne – of over €220,000 – was announced by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs last month.