Disappointed that the Taoiseach did not leave responsibility for the Gaeltacht with a Senior Minister only as requested - but now that a Senior Minister and a Minister of State, who both have Irish, have been appointed, it’s time to act
Conradh na Gaeilge expects the Senior Minister and the Minister of State to act now to achieve fairness for the funding of the Irish language and the Gaeltacht, for Irish speakers rights and for the status of the language.
Conradh na Gaeilge warmly welcomes the appointment of Catherine Martin TD as Senior Minister with responsibility for Gaeltacht affairs
However, we are seeking confirmation that responsibility for the Gaeltacht will not be delegated to a junior minister, as done previously over the last 9 years
ADDITIONAL FUNDING & SENIOR MINISTER NEEDED TO FULFIL THE PROMISES MADE IN THIS PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT
Conradh na Gaeilge welcomes provisions within the programme for Government, which have come directly from the community, in particular the New Education Policy for Irish.
28 May 2020
Conradh na Gaeilge calls for certainty around support package for bean an tí’s, summer colleges and Gaeltacht communities
13 March 2020
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