€35,000 funding secured for Arranmore and Cloughaneely groups

first_imgGaeltacht and Islands Minister Joe McHugh TD has announced €35,000 for communities on Arranmore Island and in Cloughaneely.The Minister today sanctioned €31,125 towards the purchase of a new tractor for Arranmore for the movement of goods around the island.He has also sanctioned €4,280 for Cloughaneely Rowing Club for the purchase of new equipment. Minister McHugh said: “The transportation of goods to Arranmore is catered for by the ferry service but the movement of heavier goods around the island once they arrive has proved difficult.“As Minister for the Islands it is important that I assist families and communities in every way possible and the purchase of a new tractor will help. I have sanctioned 75 per cent of the cost of the new vehicle with the outstanding contribution being made by the islanders.”On the Cloughaneely Rowing Club funding, Minister McHugh added: “This funding will enable the club to purchase new training equipment which will be stored at Machaire Rabhartaigh Community Centre.“Irish is the main language of the group and they train in Dunlewey and Magheraroarty, two of the strongest Gaeltacht areas in Donegal.” As Gaeilge:Tá fograithe inniu ag an Aire Stáit don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin Joe McHugh go bhfuil €35,000 ceadaithe aige do phobail Árainn Mhór agus ceantar Chloich Cheann Fhaola.Tá €31,125 ceadaithe inniu ag an Aire Stáit le tarracóir a cheannach ionas go mbeadh modh sheachadadh d’earraí ar fáil do hoileánaigh Árainn Mhór.Tá €4,280 ceadaithe aige fosta do Chumann Rámhaíochta Chloich Cheann Fhaola le cumasú dóibh trealamh traenála a cheannach.“An tAire Stáit Joe McHugh, “Mar Aire do na hOileáin, tá sé tabhachtach go gcuidíonn mé le teaghlaigh agus muintir an oileáin i ngach dhóigh a thiocfá liom. Creidim go gcuideoidh an tarracóir seo cé go bhfuil sé tábhachtach go mbeadh modh sheachadadh d’earraí ar fáil do na hoileánaigh, le 75 fán gcéad den chostas ceadaithe agam inniu.” Maidir le Chumann Rámhaíochta Chloich Cheann Fhaola, dúírt an tAire Stáit, “Beidh an deontas seo mar chuidiú don chlub trealamh traenála a cheannach, a bheas stóráilte san Ionad Pobail i Machaire Rabhartaigh.“Is í an Ghaeilge teanga dhúchais na mball agus úsáidtear an Ghaeilge i gconaí sa chumann. BíóOnn siad ag traenáil i nDún Lúiche agus i Machaire Rabhartaigh, dhá cheann de na ceantair is láidre ó thaobh na Gaeilge de i Dhún na nGall.”€35,000 funding secured for Arranmore and Cloughaneely groups was last modified: December 8th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Arranmore IslandCloughaneelyfundingjoe mc hughlast_img

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