No resolution after initial Pobal – MFG meeting

Talks involving government representitives and MFG management have concluded this evening, with no immediate decisions announced about the future administration of funding and community supports in Gaeltacht areas.

In a statement this evening, the Department of the Environment and Pobal say they met with representatives of MFG Board and management to seek clarity on the company’s situation after its sudden closure this week.

The meeting also discussed what steps are being taken to ensure staff receive all entitlements, and to assist in exploring options for alternative methods of delivering services.

However, no timeframes are mentioned, and there is are no indications that interim measures may be put in place.

Junior Gaeltacht Minister Dinny Mc Ginley says the important thing is that dialogue has now begun, and a resolution is needed as quickly as possible....

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