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-  Alan Farrell TD

Scouting Ireland report is deeply concerning – Farrell

Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell has said Scouting Ireland must answer questions on the reported mishandling in a case of alleged rape, particularly given the organisation is in receipt of State funding.

-  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.

-  Ciaran Cannon TD

Cannon welcomes EU Regulation on portability of online content services

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed a new EU Regulation ensuring that people from Galway and across the country will be able to access their online subscriptions such as Netflix, Spotify and Sky Sports wherever they are travelling in the EU. 

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