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-  Joe McHugh

Minister McHugh Announces 10 year plan for €178 million investment package on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands as part of Project Ireland 2040

The long-term funding package will run over 10 years and includes investment for Údarás na Gaeltachta of €105 million to help drive employment in the Gaeltacht with targets of 1,000 new jobs to be created a year. Some €33 million will be invested in the Gaeltacht Language Planning Process and €13 millon invested in Irish Language Networks and Gaeltacht Service Towns like Letterkenny, Galway, Dingle, Donegal Town and Dungloe. Another €27 millon will be invested in island marine infrastructures.

-  Noel Rock TD

Rolling Stones Fans Can’t Get No Fair Transaction - Fans Gouged As TD Urges Action

Today, Rolling Stones fans were outraged as concerts across the globe sold out with tickets instantly appearing on Ticketmaster-owned Seatwave for multiples of face value. Fine Gael TD Noel Rock last year authored legislation to ban the above cost reselling of tickets and today called for that legislation to be enacted by Government immediately.

-  Joe McHugh


Twelve staff to be recruited with new whiskey distillery and visitors’ centre at Coillín Darach, in Crolly. The boost that this investment will bring to the region should not be underestimated. The entrepreneurs behind the idea and support from Government and Údarás for this brilliant project will breathe new life back into an old landmark in west Donegal.

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