Dinny McGingey TD confirmed as Junior Minister

Donegal South West Deputy Dinny Mc Ginley has been formally named a Junior Minister today with specific responsibility for the Gaeltacht..

Earlier the Arts, heritage and Gaeltacht Minister Jimmy Deenihan let slip that Deputy Mc Ginley would be appointed to his department.

Minister Deenihan - who's not a fluent Irish speaker, said that Deputy McGinley will be handling local issues in the Gaeltacht: