O’Domhnaill says Udaras na Gaeltachta is safe

'Udaras safe'

A Donegal member of the board of Udaras na Gaeltachta says there is no question of the future of the authority being under threat.

Senator Brian O'Domhnaill was speaking after the publication of Udaras's annual report for 2009, which showed 204 jobs were created in Donegal  but 225 jobs lost, a net loss of just under 9%.

He says this is slightly below the national loss level, and while the economic outlook remains difficult, there are signs of recovery, particularly in terms of exports.

Senator O'Domhnaill says new responsibilities given to the board before Christmas show that despite predictions in some quarters, its future is secure:

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