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-  Joe McHugh

€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.”

-  Joe McHugh

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.

-  Neale Richmond

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.

-  Tony McLoughlin TD

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.

-  Joe McHugh

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.”

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