Broad welcome to Donegal festival funding announcement

There has been a broad welcomed to the news that two Donegal festivals have been allocated €70,000 from the Government.

The Rory Gallagher international Tribute Festival is to receive €20,000,  while the Earagail Arts Festival has been allocated €50,000.

The announcement was made from the Tourism and Sport Minister under Fáilte Ireland’s Festival Funding Allocations for 2012.

Deputy Dinny McGinley welcomed the announcement by his colleague Michael Ring: