€4,800 ceadaithe d’Áislann Chill Chartha le hoibreacha riachtanacha a chur i gcrích ag an Ionad- An tAire McHugh
“Fáiltim roimh an fógra maidin inniú ón Aire Stáit do Ghnóthaí Gaeltachta agus Acmhainní Nádúrtha, Seán Kyne TD, go bhfuil deontas suas le €4,800 ceadaithe aige do Áislann Chill Chartha, chun cur ar a gcumas an díon a dheisiú. “This busy committee are carrying out important work on behalf of the community of Kilcar, and with regards the Irish language also. I’m delighted that this funding has been made available and I believe this grant will help them in continuing with the important work they carry out in attending to the Kilcar community.”
Minister McHugh launches 2017 Our World Irish Aid Awards for primary schools
“The Our World Irish Aid Awards give pupils from all over Ireland a great opportunity to gain insight into the lives of children in developing countries, and convey their understanding through projects which are both creative and educational. Pupils will learn about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which are aimed at eradicating poverty, addressing environmental degradation and climate change, and building a more peaceful, fair and sustainable world by the year 2030. It is so important that pupils in Ireland today learn about these Goals which are so vital for the creation of a better world and a better future for all.
€1.3M in ICT infrastructure grants for Donegal primary and post-primary schools – Minister McHugh
“My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Education Richard Bruton, has confirmed to me that he is investing €30m in ICT infrastructure grants for primary and post-primary schools. “The funding will support the development and implementation of an eLearning Plan for each school to embed ICT in teaching and learning
Donegal clubs should register now for Sports Capital Grants – €30M available in 2017
“I want to see Donegal clubs and organisations benefit as much as possible from this funding and so I encourage all involved to prepare the necessary paperwork for their applications in advance. Donegal clubs and sports organisations looking to apply should register now at www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie
Fernhill Gardens could be a world class park for South Dublin – Richmond
Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed a public consultation by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council over the future of the Fernhill Estate and Gardens on the Enniskerry Road in Stepaside. Richmond has said Fernhill could be a world class park.
Victory for Mount Merrion residents as Union Café decision upheld - Madigan
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown, Josepha Madigan, has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála to uphold the decision to refuse planning permission for the Union Café development in Mount Merrion.
85 new social housing units will help to ease waiting lists in Tallaght - Brophy
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West, Colm Brophy, has said that a new rapid delivery social housing project will help to ease housing waiting lists in Tallaght, with 85 new units being provided.
Govt approves additional €1m for Sligo County Council - McLoughlin
Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim, Tony McLoughlin, has today (Friday) received confirmation from Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney, that an additional €1 million has been approved by Government for Sligo County Council’s budget for this year.
233,500 tonnes of fish quotas secured, worth €280m for Irish fishermen for 2017
“I welcome confirmation this morning from the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., that 233,500 tonnes of quotas was been secured, worth €280 million for Irish fishermen for 2017, which will undoubtedly help the fishing sector significantly here in Donegal.”