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McCorley welcomes awarding of Gaeltacht bursaries

8 June, 2015 - by Rosie McCorley

Sinn Féin MLA Rosie McCorley has welcomed Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín's awarding of 100 Gaeltacht bursaries. 

The West Belfast MLA said; 

"As part of Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín's commitment to promote and develop the Irish language, the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure have awarded 100 bursaries to people attending Gaeltacht courses. 

"These bursaries have been awarded to learners of all ages and will help people cover the cost of attending a range of Irish language courses in Donegal over the summer months. 

"This scheme widens the access to the Gaeltacht and makes it possible for people to avail of these fantastic courses who would otherwise have not been able to do so. 

"Sinn Féin is committed to supporting the continued growth and promotion of the Irish language.

"I congratulate all those who received these bursaries and wish them well with their studies."

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