Nine new Irish language support teachers for Donegal

Nine new Irish language support teachers are to be established in Donegal.

It brings to total 43 the number of such posts in the county and is part of a of €1.02m allocation under the Irish Language Assistants Scheme for the upcoming school year.

Donegal Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher says while this is a step in the right direction, much more will be required over the years ahead: