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-  Joe McHugh

Development Minister Joe McHugh has announced €45,000 in funding to the Inishowen Development Partnership

“I am delighted to announce funding of €45,000 to the Inishowen Development Partnership as part of the Irish Aid development education annual grants scheme for 2017. “These annual grants reflect our commitment to support community and academic groups to raise awareness of issue of global hunger, poverty and injustice and of, crucially, what we as citizens can do together to take on these issues.

-  Joe McHugh

Minister of State McHugh meets with Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney and Congressman Brendan F. Boyle.

Minister McHugh met Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney in Washington DC. It follows recent meetings with representatives of Irish immigration centres while in Philadelphia and New York for St Patrick’s Day-related engagements. Those meetings also included contacts with the wider Irish community, including undocumented Irish citizens.

-  Joe McHugh

Three Donegal schools to get funding- McHugh

Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada Árainn Mhór is getting funds towards a new woodwork room and associated electrical works. Scoil Mhuire in Buncrana is getting funding for a new technology room. The Department has also told Minister McHugh that emergency works funding has been released to Scoil Phadraig in Bunbeg, Gaoth Dobhair. The money will be used for mechanical works.

-  Joe McHugh

McHugh welcomes €1.1M water scheme for Fintown

Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh has welcomed a €1.1M investment in a new water scheme in Fintown, which is part of a €140M county-wide Irish Water improvement plan. Minister of State McHugh visited Fintown to see the start of the works which will connect the Fintown water supply to the Glenties supply and ensure improved water quality to the Fintown area.

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