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Cultúrlanna in north of vital importance – Ó Donnghaile

26 April, 2017 - by Niall Ó Donnghaile

Sinn Féin Seanadóir Niall Ó Donnghaile has said we must stand up for the two Cultúrlanna in the north. The Senator was speaking after Foras na Gaeilge announced there will be a public consultation relating to a new scheme for Irish Language centres.

Seanadóir Ó Donnghaile said,

“The two Cultúrlanna are of vital importance and have been for some time.

“Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin and Cultúrlann Mhac Adaim Ó Fiaich have a central role in the development of the Irish language not just in Derry and Belfast, but across the north.”

He continued:

“Undoubtedly, there is a need to develop the Irish Language in many areas across the country; this does not mean it must be to the detriment of two projects of great success. If there is to be a strategic way forward, options should be explored which do not remove funding from the Cultúrlanna.

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